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Re: How to use Gnus nnimap through socks5 proxy

From: Eric Abrahamsen
Subject: Re: How to use Gnus nnimap through socks5 proxy
Date: Tue, 06 Jan 2015 16:42:23 +0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.130012 (Ma Gnus v0.12) Emacs/25.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Eric Abrahamsen <> writes:

> Quanyang Liu <> writes:
>> Hi all,
>> I am from somewhere in which people can not access to google...So, I
>> want to use a socks5 proxy.
>> I found there is socks.el, and I can use it to connect IRC. But I can
>> not find a way to use it in gnus.
>> Does anyone here has idea about it?
> [eric@pellet ~]$ grep /etc/hosts
> :)
> Otherwise, I use isync to sync my mail to a local dovecot server, and
> have Gnus connect to that dovecot server, rather than to Gmail directly.
> In that case, I can use a directive like this in my ~/.mbsyncrc file:
> Tunnel "ssh server.I.own tcpconnect 993"
> To run the traffic around. Of course, you need to have a server outside
> the country! But if you're not using a local dovecot, you could probably
> use a similar shell command in the nnimap setup of your ~/.gnus.el file.
> Eric

Sorry for not answering your actual question, BTW -- I've never used
socks.el before...

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