Configuring proxy made so simple on Linux (releases)
- Download the zip from here.
- Extract the zip, open the folder in terminal.
- Enter the following command
Save and load configs for later use
- Save your config to avoid entering values.
- Load those configs to save time
./main.sh load home
Why do someone need it?
Because many times, setting up proxy on Linux sucks (esp. authenticated proxies). There are a lot of locations to configure. This tool reduces your effort by setting the proper configuration at the desired place.
For which softwares the settings by ProxyMan is effective?
ProxyMan sets proxy for
There is some application/location it does not support. Any workaround?
Why not? Everything is possible. Just raise an issue here. If you are a developer, then your contributions are welcome.
My distro works like charm. I don’t need it.
It’s great that your distro supports everything. However, many disros do not support authenticated proxy settings. Moreover, there are several apps which don’t use system proxy on certain platforms and need their own workaround.
What’s new in v2?
- Modular approach. Individual scripts handle individual targets requiring proxy settings.
- This means, a script can be for a single application/domain can be created and easily integrated with main.sh, without much modifications in main.sh (which was not available in v1).
- No issues of privileges for individual scripts. Main script is responsible of executing child script with required privileges.
NOTE : It does not support PAC proxy using “proxy configuration URL”. It is for setting up “manual” proxy.