Socket Secure (SOCKS for short) is an Internet protocol that routes network packets between a client and server through a Proxy server.

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Mac Network location SOCKS Proxy settings in Parallels Workstation

On Mac OS X 10.8.5 i am connected to SSH via terminal and created a SOCKS proxy using: ssh -D 8080 user@server.com Then i have set up SOCKS Proxy in my Ethernet Adapter All traffic on my Mac is now ...
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System-wide SOCKS Proxy Settings?

If I have a SOCKS proxy running on a specific port, is there a way to configure all network traffic to leave through it? If I configure the SOCKS proxy in the Network system preference, it seems to ...
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How to socksify apps in mac os

Is there an analog on mac os for http://linux.die.net/man/1/socksify ? So that i can use it like on linux: socksify mongo ....
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Why browsers ignores /etc/hosts behind a SOCKS proxy?

My MacBook in office does not have internet access. So I set up an instant SOCKS Proxy over SSH to surf the web. However, when I try to add an entry to /etc/hosts, the browser does not go to the site ...
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Does a free alternative to Proxifier or ProxyCap exist?

Currently, I'm not at home so I must use the hotel's hotspot. Unfortunately, the majority of ports are closed, except 80, 443 and 22, and I would like to connect to my FTP, or connect Steam to play my ...
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Does anyone know a Socks5 server I can run in OsX which allows chaining to an HTTP proxy?

Does anyone know of an OSX (Lion) Socks5 proxy that allows chaining to an HTTP(s) proxy with authentication? I've been searching the web, but can't seem to find anything.
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How do I make Safari, Chrome, Mail, and other applications all use different SOCKS proxies

How do I make different applications like Safari, Chrome, and Mail all use different SOCKS proxies. FireFox has it's own proxy settings, but Safari, Chrome, and presumably Mail all use the system ...