Tired of switching between proxy and no proxy? here's the solution.

iptables -t nat -A OUTPUT -d ! -p tcp --dport 80 -j DNAT --to-destination
Replace with your largest local subnet. replace with your proxy information.. Note this only works with a proxy server configured for passive setup.. Now your firefox transparently proxy's stuff destined outside your network.. and Doesn't proxy stuff inside your network. as well as all your other favorite web applications. curl, wget, aria2 ect.

By: ender_x
2009-02-13 16:40:31

What Others Think

that's nice
wwest4 · 650 weeks and 5 days ago
As I share a common .bash* between several machines and considering I don't always activate proxy here is an alias for wget : [ $(/sbin/ss -talp|grep ':\(9050\|8118\)'|wc -l) -eq 2 ] && { alias wget='http_proxy= ftp_proxy= /usr/bin/wget'; alias wgetp='/usr/bin/wget --no-proxy'; } || alias wget='/usr/bin/wget --no-proxy'
gibboris · 613 weeks and 5 days ago

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Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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