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SSH Tunneling (How to Use your vps/dedi as socks5 proxy)

You can use this method to hide your IP address while browsing is public forums for some privacy reasons ..

what is SSH Tunneling ?
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tunneling_protocol


Requirements

Putty (Here)
A shell account ( not necessarily a root account )
Mozilla Firefox

Procedure

Open Putty

and type your host name and the ssh port ( by default it will be 22)

and then

Click on ssh > Tunnels

and enter a source port (something above thousand will do )
lets use 1337  and then click on Dynamic for Destination
and click add..

and then you can go back to Session and you can save that settings with the desired name so that you can skip these things for the next time 
and click open ..and then you have to login with the credentials what you have ( root or any shell acc will do )

and then minimise the putty window..

next we will open the firefox settings tab and fill the details as shown in the below image

select the port what you have used as source port in the putty window (we had used 1337 )..

and save the settings..
you are done..
then make sure that its working by visiting any site which shows the ip, and other details ..
on of the sites is ipmango.com

enjoy..

Credits: desiboy

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