Proxy Settings via Console on Command Line

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  • Proxy Server package called "privoxy" is installed on the PC listening to localhost:8118
  • and Tor Client Package "Tor" at "non-relay-mode"! Install Howto go here: Privoxy_Tor

This set the Internet Browsers to work with Privoxy Ads Filter and Tor Client to be ~95% anonymous!

You can use the Gui Tool "dconf-editor" on other Desktops (openbox,lxde,icewm) or on Console:

To modify a dconf setting:

$ gsettings set <schema> <key> <value>

To read a dconf setting:

$ gsettings get <schema> <key>

Change System Proxy Setting for current active User:

$ gsettings set org.gnome.system.proxy.http host 'localhost'
$ gsettings set org.gnome.system.proxy.http port 8118
$ gsettings set org.gnome.system.proxy mode 'manual'

Change HTTPS/FTP :

$ gset4tings set org.gnome.system.proxy.https host 'localhost'
$ gsettings set org.gnome.system.proxy.https port 8118
$ gsettings set org.gnome.system.proxy.ftp host 'localhost'
$ gsettings set org.gnome.system.proxy.ftp port 8118

Change Socks host Setting:

$ gsettings set org.gnome.system.proxy.socks host 'localhost'
$ gsettings set org.gnome.system.proxy.socks port 8118

System Wide Setting for all Users (Child Protection with tor service and privoxy):

$ sudo gsettings set org.gnome.system.proxy.http host 'localhost'
$ sudo gsettings set org.gnome.system.proxy.http port 8118
$ sudo gsettings set org.gnome.system.proxy mode 'manual'

Change System Proxy Setting to Automatic from the Command Line:

$ gsettings set org.gnome.system.proxy mode 'auto'
$ gsettings set org.gnome.system.proxy autoconfig-url

Clear System Proxy Settings (DEFAULT):

$ gsettings set org.gnome.system.proxy mode 'none'