Someone at work pointed out a cool utility called tsocks. tsocks allows non-SOCKS-aware applications (e.g.: telnet, ssh, ftp, etc.) to use SOCKS without any modification. It does this by intercepting the calls that applications make (i.e.: through LD_PRELOAD) to establish … Continue reading


This is a place to collect links to various articles that I’ve written that are available on the Web: Linux.com Faster remote desktop connections with FreeNX Accelerating OpenSSH connections with ControlMaster Creating virtual private networks with tsocks and VTun Installing … Continue reading