Use proxy in Chromium / Chrome

Chromium like any browser that respects itself, you can use the System Proxy if we have to use one to navigate.

The problem comes when we use it in desktop environments like LXDE o Xfce, who do not have the option to use a Global Proxy. The use of proxy en Chromium it is as simple as putting in a terminal:

$ chromium-browser --proxy-server="servidor:puerto"

But it would be very tedious to have to do this every time we go sailing. Therefore the immediate solution is to edit the file: /usr/share/applications/chromium.desktop. We look for the line that says:

Exec=/usr/bin/chromium %U

And we replace it with:

Exec=/usr/bin/chromium --proxy-server="servidor:puerto"

That should be enough. We can also use Proxy Sock if we use the line:

chromium-browser --proxy-server="socks5://servidor:1080"

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  1.   Courage said

    Won't this be easier ?:

    http://www.proxy4free.com

    1.    elav <° Linux said

      No idea, first because I don't have access, and secondly because it seems to me that we are talking about different things. What is proxy4free?

      1.    Courage said

        It is a site where you get many websites, you can classify them however you want, by country, domain, etc.

        You click on the web disrections and they send you to another page in which you get a bar like that of a search engine, there you enter the web address and you are already with a proxy

        1.    elav <° Linux said

          I supposed, we are not talking about the same thing. Let me explain, if I don't use a proxy, I can't navigate. Businesses use it a lot, some are anonymous, but they use it. If I don't specify a proxy (mine that authenticates against my ISP's) I can't access the internet. Therefore, in case I have access, if I do not put a proxy, I cannot enter the site you are commenting on.

          1.    Courage said

            Ah, so the ones you use are not to maintain anonymity

          2.    elav <° Linux said

            No, not at all .. I'm talking about Cache Proxy, not Anonymous Proxies .. 😀

  2.   Guido rolon said

    very good data, what happened to me changing proxy servers, this is great

  3.   heavynethole said

    Thanks, it has helped me, especially because I wanted to use it with socks5 from my University making a tunnel to my home.
    Greetings!

  4.   dasht0 said

    I'll be testing it, but it sure goes!
    I'm liking Manjaro Linux, it hurts that my bandwidth is so lousy (64 k / s) but a connection less than 1k / s

  5.   Dasht Alejandro Sandín Vargas said

    and in case you need to add a proxy exception for local addresses?
    how would the thing be?

  6.   Dasht Alejandro Sandín Vargas said

    Fixed problem with proxy exception
    Here's the thing (solution)

    at the end of this line (custom)
    chromium-browser –proxy-server = »http: // server: 1080 ″
    add –no-proxy-server = »proxy exception»

    it would look like this
    chromium-browser% U –proxy-server = »http: // proxy: port» –no-proxy-server = localhost, *. domain.cu
    in case it requires User and PASS it would be
    chromium-browser% U –proxy-server = »http: // username: password @ proxy: port» –no-proxy-server = localhost, *. domain.cu

  7.   ProxySEO said

    Very useful tutorial to configure the proxy cache or a vpn tunnel.

    If we combine it with the use of anonymous private proxies we will be much safer, every day we have to get more serious to take care of privacy on the network.

    A greeting.