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Use HTTP Clients with SOCKS Proxies (or SSH Tunnels) on GNU/Linux

On GNU/Linux, it is easy to create SOCKS proxies using programs such as ssh or tor. However, many applications on GNU/Linux, such as LibreOffice and genymotion (up to the date on which this post is written), can be configured to directly use HTTP proxies (or web proxies), but not SOCKS proxies. In this post, we …

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Marcus Lemonis and His Team Tell Feat Socks to Take a Hike

Free-Photos / Pixabay Taylor Offer and Parker Burr started their multi-million dollar business, Feat Socks, while they were in college. Upon graduating, they received a $250,000 investment from a college advisor in exchange for a 16% share of their company. They recognized that in order to make the company move forward, they needed to upgrade …

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What a Hot Socks Brand Can Teach Entrepreneurs About Creating a Market

The first time I saw them, I wrinkled my nose in disgust. They’d arrived in my FabFitFun subscription box, their garish pink color and 10 grippy toes mocking me. I had no use for such frivolity in my life, so I tossed them into my giveaway pile. A few weeks later, I signed up for classes at …

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