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Privoxy is a non-caching web proxy with advanced filtering capabilities for enhancing privacy, modifying web page data and HTTP headers, controlling access, and removing ads and other obnoxious Internet junk.

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manage proxy based on destination on linux

i have a socks5 proxy on local network. (think 192.168.1.5:9150) i need another proxyserver on my local network that serve socks5 proxy (192.168.1.10) i want some functionality like switch omega ...
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How to configure Privoxy HTTPS inspection?

After following through the docs at www.privoxy.org, I have created a cert and key with openssl, placed them into the CA directory at /usr/local/etc/privoxy/CA/, and given permissions to the privoxy (...
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How much do I stand to gain if I run a caching proxy server when most sites are using HTTPS

I have been running squid to cache content along with privoxy to remove lower quality content for years; however, as more and more sites use HTTPS, the amount I can effectively cache or filter is ...
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Privoxy Installation of source code will not work

I am trying to install Privoxy from source code (3.0.28 (stable)), but it dose not work. I followed the INSTALL instruction, but the program won´t install. GNUmakefile:835: recipe for target 'install'...
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Is it possible to change HTTP_ACCEPT_LANGUAGE header through Privoxy?

I like in the UK and have been using Privoxy to bypass geoblocking from US sites (due to GDPR or regional release). I tried connected to a server running a Proxy Judge script which showed that ...
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Privoxy isn't saving to logfile

After installing privoxy I started it up and, after directing my browser to run through it as a proxy, I was presented with an error saying the following "There is no Internet connection There is ...
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Connect VPN through privoxy

I'm going to configure anonymous connection to internet following below schema: ISP -> Privoxy (chained with TOR) -> OpenVPN network (for e.g. VPNGate) -> internet I want to gain higher anonymity. I ...
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When connected via OpenVPN to my VPS, how can I redirect web traffic to Privoxy

I have CentOS 7 on an OpenVZ VPS running OpenVPN, Privoxy, and CSF. When redirecting OpenVPN's web traffic to Privoxy, with my current configuration, I can't reach the internet. From my csfpre.sh: ...
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How do I make privoxy block filters work for HTTPS websites?

My filters work on HTTP websites, I have put this in my config file: enforce-blocks 1 actionsfile blacklist.action and blacklist.action contains { +block } *facebook.com/tr/* When I visit facebook....
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privoxy + ssh forward remote http request to local web server

My local machine does not have a public IP and the IT department cannot setup an NAT for me, I want to setup a proxy on my remote public server which will forward the request to my local server. I ...
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privoxy or any proxy server on Linux forward requests to multiple different proxy servers

I'm a stack exchange Virgin. Is it possible to forward data to the parent proxy based on the listen-address port in was recieved For example my firefox browser is set to use proxy 90.91.92.93:8118 ...
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Privoxy css redirection for a specific site doesn't work

When I look at the site exemple.com I would like that server's exemple.css of to be blocked and instead have privoxy use the file perso.css on my server (localhost). in the default.action file : +...
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Forward all traffic from Android to Ubuntu server running privoxy (iptables)

My university has installed a non-transparent restrictive proxy which allows only traffic through 80 and 443 ports. Currently, I have my android phone (Nexus running CM12.1) pointing to my Ubuntu ...
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Redirect proxy traffic through another IPv4 address

I have a CentOS 6 box running Squid and Privoxy to create a custom proxy setup. The server has several public IPv4 addresses configured on virtual eth0 interfaces. My Goal: I want to send all proxy ...
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Privoxy - Annoying Error Used IPTables

I'm running privoxy off a machine that also has hostapd installed, I am trying to run all http traffic from hostapd through privoxy i have already tried this: iptables -t nat -A PREROUTING -p tcp --...
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Privoxy redirect blacklist sites to whitelist site

For my application, I need a WiFi hotspot that has the entire internet blocked except for one website. I am thinking about using a Raspberry Pi configured as a WiFi hotspot and using Privoxy. Privoxy ...
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Changing privoxy configuration depending on time

I'm trying to use privoxy for parental control. What I want is blocking sites (blacklisting) depending on what time it currently is. I.e. No youtube videos from 5:00 am to 8:00 am. As far as I've ...
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privoxy blocks all traffic on browser configured to use 127.0.0.1:8118 proxy url

I'm in the process of distro hopping and in the past configuring privoxy has been a simple task. This time I am using LMDE 201403 (essentially a debian wheezy system). I've installed and started ...
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Privoxy/VPN/remote proxy

On Privoxy, my current config involves this. (forwarding all requests to netshade proxy): forward / nl1.netshade.net:350 Now, I would like to use a VPN on top of this config while keeping my ...
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iptables redirect FORWARD http traffic to privorxy port

Ideally i m trying to use my laptop and a 3Gphone as a WiFi router to redirect FORWARD HTTP but not HTTPS Traffic to privoxy which then forwards the traffic via a SSH tunnel to a ziproxy VPS. for the ...
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How to see which URLs are blocked by Privoxy

I want to see a log of which URLs are blocked by Privoxy, but I cannot find this anywhere. Relevant lines in my configuration file (/usr/local/var/log/privoxy/logfile) are as follows: confdir /usr/...
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privoxy unable to take any additional connections

I run a public proxy and I've got about 400 clients, but when I check the logfile: /var/etc/privoxy/logfile I get lots of: unable to take any additional connections. In /etc/privoxy/config I ...
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privoxy show client ip when sending mail

Is it possible for privoxy to show original client ip when sending mail ( example: this mail header should show the client's ip not the proxy ip: Received: from [xx.xx.xx.xx] by web142501.mail.bf1....
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How to block the Google Analytics Script using Privoxy

Related subject: Privoxy: blocking twitter, facebook and google outside of their domainslr Never mind what rule I am adding to the default.filter file, I don't make it to block these scripts. <!--...
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Privoxy: blocking twitter, facebook and google outside of their domainslr

Related subject: blocking facebook.com outside facebook.com domain This is from default.filter ################################################################################# # # shockwave-flash: ...
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How to use a Proxy when using Privoxy?

We have a HTTP/HTTPS proxy that we need to use by default, call it XY. But: I need to push my traffic through Privoxy (on my local PC) before handing the web traffic to XY. How to do this? I can ...
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blocking facebook.com outside facebook.com domain

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/facebookblocker/ So are there any ways to block facebook.com outside the facebook.com domain? I need a souliton that's not "webbrowser related" - no ...
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Redirecting Google search to HTTPS with Privoxy

I tried this in the user.action file: { +redirect{s@http://www.google.*/search@https://encrypted.google.com/search@} } .google. But it doesn't work. My goal is to redirect from this: http://www....
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How to whitelist a url/site in privoxy?

I'm using Fedora 14 with privoxy-3.0.16-3.fc14.i686! These sites are blocked by Privoxy: http://somewhere.com/user/11111/track?page=1 http://www.somewhere2.org/popup.asp?pid=114645006&pnr=10001&...
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Hide referer with privoxy

How can i set a privoxy rule in the user.action file to block the referer information on any site?
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Privoxy redirect rule for Wikipedia

I have a few Privoxy rules, that can redirect HTTP Wikipedia [en,de] traffic to HTTPS: (a little part from the "user.action" file) { +redirect{s@http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/@https://secure.wikimedia....
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How to delete line with Privoxy?

I know how to swap something with something with privoxy, e.g: s/class="node ad"/class="node ad" style="display:none"/g But how can I delete a line with privoxy? E.g.: If a line contains: RANDOM ...
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How to whitelist an URL in Privoxy (with a little regexp) [duplicate]

how can i whitelist these URLs in Privoxy? http://foo.org/user/10000/track?page=1 http://foo.org/user/10000/track?page=2 http://foo.org/user/10000/track?page=3 http://foo.org/user/10000/track?page=4 ....
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privoxy: rewrite html "http" links to "https"

I'm using the Privoxy proxy on my PC. What is the rewrite rule in the user.action file to rewrite e.g.: http://foo.org to https://foo.org? Note that I want to rewrite, not redirect. So if I search ...
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