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Sometimes you will be on a machine without access to the internet and you need to get a file downloaded. You could first download the file somewhere else and then transfer it to the machine on the private network. This get tedious… hence the reason for this article.


Read up on SOCKS proxies here:

Initial setup

If you have not done so already you will need to setup passwordless authentication to the server you wish to connect to. For this example I will be using CS infrastructure, but you can use any UNIX server that has internet access and runs SSH.

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