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Old 05-24-2011, 07:36 AM   #1
Robert.Thompson
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I need a "US proxy" to get a Google phone number but I don't know what to do.


Hello:

How do I get a US Proxy?

Do I need to install software?

Do I just go to a web site?

Where do I get one?

I am not sure I know what a US Proxy is or how it works or what I do with it.

Sorry about this but just don't know what I am suppose to do.

Thanks,

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Old 05-24-2011, 07:44 AM   #2
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What you're doing sounds slightly dodgy, and it doesn't sounds like you know exactly what you're doing, so I would recommend you understand what you're trying to do before you do it...

However, you should just be able to pick one of the sites from http://proxy.org/ which are marked as 'US'
 
Old 05-24-2011, 07:54 AM   #3
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What you're doing sounds slightly dodgy, and it doesn't sounds like you know exactly what you're doing, so I would recommend you understand what you're trying to do before you do it...

However, you should just be able to pick one of the sites from http://proxy.org/ which are marked as 'US'
Thanks Snark, you are exactly correct!

I don't know what I am doing - I'm trying to figure it all out.

Thanks for you help,
 
Old 05-24-2011, 08:14 AM   #4
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You posted this non-Slackware question here before: How to set up Google Phone to receive incoming calls in Canada - need US proxy?. And you marked the question solved.
 
Old 05-24-2011, 08:29 AM   #5
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You posted this non-Slackware question here before: How to set up Google Phone to receive incoming calls in Canada - need US proxy?. And you marked the question solved.
I apologize for my error.

I posted here because I only use Slackware (learning) and think of it as "Linux".

I marked it 'solved' because I didn't know what else to do with it.

Where would be the best place to post this question?

Again, I am sorry if I have annoyed anyone.
 
Old 05-24-2011, 08:32 AM   #6
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There are probably better forums on Linux Questions for this question. But in any case you shouldn't start a new thread but continue to use the old one for your follow ups.
 
Old 05-24-2011, 08:43 AM   #7
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There are probably better forums on Linux Questions for this question. But in any case you shouldn't start a new thread but continue to use the old one for your follow ups.
OK, thanks.

I will mark this as 'solved' and post on "Linux - Newbie"
 
Old 05-25-2011, 02:43 AM   #8
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There are probably better forums on Linux Questions for this question. But in any case you shouldn't start a new thread but continue to use the old one for your follow ups.
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OK, thanks.

I will mark this as 'solved' and post on "Linux - Newbie"
Noooooo! :P His point was that you should continue all your issues in one thread, if they are all related to the same problem (in this case, getting the Googlamajig on your phone). Generally, if a thread hasn't been solved in your opinion, don't mark it as solved but you are correct in thinking that 'Linux - Newbie' is probably the best place for this question. The 'Slackware' forum is really for issues that are to do with Slackware itself

Hope this helps,

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Old 05-25-2011, 02:53 PM   #9
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I finally was successful in getting a Google Voice telephone number!!!

This post is definitely SOLVED and, again, I apologize for any improper postings.

If interested, see how I did it at: http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...icidal-882638/

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