SSH proxy via SOCKS with Firefox

Open dynamic port forward with SSH
ssh -D 8080 REMOTE_HOST

Then via Firefox visit about:preferences#general

Under Network Settings -> Manual proxy configuration set ONLY SOCKS host IP/DNS name and port.

firefox proxy settings

To test proxying go to https://www.whatismyip.com/ to check your public IP if it changed

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Author: Michal Zuber

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