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Move socks proxy to http proxy

If you using KDE desktop you always have problem with using socks proxy in KDE app for solve this problem you can use polipo to move socks proxy to http proxy and use it in KDE apps . First install polipo with this command :

emerge -av polipo 

After you emerged polipo you must edit your polipo config file by adding this lines to end of config file

socksParentProxy = YourSocksProxyIP:71
socksProxyType = socks5

If you using socks proxy with 1080 port you must add this lines :

socksParentProxy = YourSocksProxyIP:1080
socksProxyType = socks5

Please save and exit config file and start polipo daemon with this command :

/etc/init.d/polipo start
rc-update add polipo default

Now you can use 127.0.0.1 IP with 8123 port as http proxy for you apps .

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