proxychains allow you to route traffic using proxy servers. This is useful for routing traffic throihg applications that do not support proxy by default. For example, i use ssh through proxy chains.

To install proxychains on Ubuntu, run

Now you need to edit /etc/proxychains.conf and add your proxy servers.

On my computer, i use SSH tunnel to a sevrer on port 7878, so i added following to end of my proxychains.conf

To text proxy proxychains, run

As you can see when using proxychains, you get a difernt IP as traffic get routed through proxy server specified in proxychains.conf

Proxychains show some connection info, you can hide this by editing proxychains.conf and uncommenting the line

With quite mode enabled, you will see

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