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Old 10-29-2014, 10:22 PM   #1
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Lightbulb Help to create a symbolic link


I think I need to create a symbolic link between proxychains and firefox

Can't proxify firefox when using proxychains-ng as per below:

proxychains4 www.alexa.com
[proxychains] config file found: /usr/local/etc/proxychains.conf
[proxychains] preloading ./libproxychains4.so
proxychains can't load process....: No such file or directory

I'm running a Debian distro.

Am I thinking along the right lines? Any pointers would be appreciated.
 
Old 10-30-2014, 12:14 AM   #2
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I can't help you get all of the way there, but a symbolic link is the wrong terminology.

A symbolic link http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Symbolic_link

A hard link http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hard_link

Actually, I can help a bit more.

You are having trouble because you don't have the libproxychains4.so library. the .so means it's a Shared Object. You probably need to get libproxychains4 from your Debian repository of choice and that should solve your issue.

Though, use

find / -name libproxychains4.so

to check me on that, because it looks like, because of ./libproxychains4.so, that it is looking in the present working directory so it might be a problem in your .conf file or an actual bug.

Last edited by fu9ar; 10-30-2014 at 12:21 AM.
 
Old 10-30-2014, 02:49 AM   #3
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Where did you get your proxychains package from? Debian's proxychange package only goes up to version 3.1-6 and the library has no version number in it (libproxychains.so).
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Old 10-30-2014, 04:38 AM   #4
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...and what is "a debian distro"?

i guess this is just another case of using ubuntu ppas on debian. which is WRONG.
 
Old 10-30-2014, 09:30 AM   #5
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Help to create a symbolic link

@jdkaye

Installed proxychains 4.8 from http://sourceforge.net/projects/proxychains-ng/files

Had installed proxychains 3.1-3 from a repository earlier and got the same error message.
So I suspected it was something to do with TAILS1.2 itself.

I'm going to try to get the v3.1-3 working as its from a repository. The app has forked after that and isn't a repository app from that point on.

So app usage is

proxychains <prog> [args]

Error is below:

amnesia@amnesia:~$ proxychains firefox www.alexa.com
ProxyChains-3.1 (http://proxychains.sf.net)
/usr/bin/proxychains: 9: exec: firefox: not found

Would appreciate any thought you have.

@ondoho
Should have been clearer, debian distro is TAILS1.2

@fu9ar
appreciate your reply , will do some more research around working directory and shared objects.
 
Old 10-30-2014, 02:30 PM   #6
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Quote:
Error is below:

amnesia@amnesia:~$ proxychains firefox www.alexa.com
ProxyChains-3.1 (http://proxychains.sf.net)
/usr/bin/proxychains: 9: exec: firefox: not found
And do you have firefox installed? Proxychains can't seem to find it.
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Old 10-30-2014, 03:04 PM   #7
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Also, look on how the execution $PATH is resolved.

echo $PATH

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PATH_%28variable%29
 
  


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