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How to use - -- - SOCKS - -- - Proxy ?


iPF Noob
Feb 22, 2013
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I'm glad I'm not the only one trying to figure this out. I know this is an old thread, but it doesn't look like anyone has ever given a clear answer on this. I'd like to use SSH from my iPad (let's say from local coffee shop) and connect to my home PC. Then tunnel my browser (in my case, iCab) thru that SSH connection using a SOCKS proxy. Has anyone been successful at accomplishing this, and if so, how?

I know you can do it with VPN - however, I have reasons for wanting to do it thru SSH & SOCKS. People have been doing this for years with Firefox (Geek to Live: Encrypt your web browsing session (with an SSH SOCKS proxy)). Is it possible with an iPad?
This post, although responding to a relatively old thread, has been moved to the Jailbreak Applications & Tweaks sub-forum
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