SOCKS proxy over SSH
In case of Socratic difficulty,
- Start an SSH tunnel with
$ ssh -D 1337 -N 〈remotehost〉
-D 〈port〉means to set up a tunnel whose local end is
-Nmeans don't run a shell command at the far end. You can add more options
-fto fork a background process and
-qto use 'quiet mode' if you wish.
- Configure a SOCKS proxy with Settings>Network>Network Proxy set to Manual and Socks host = localhost:1337.