Step-by-step – Chrome Configure SOCKS5 Proxy GNU/Linux Guide

March 29, 2021 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

GNU/Linux Google-Chrome Configuring SOCKS5 Proxy

Hi! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-step How to Enable SOCKS5 Proxy Navigation in Google-Chrome Web Browser on GNU/Linux Desktops.

And here as example is presented the Chrome SOCKS Proxy Configuration on a GNOME Desktop.

But you may instead searching in the Chrome Extensions for a Proxy Switcher.

Step-by-step – Chrome Configure SOCKS5 Proxy GNU/Linux Guide

So first enter in the Browser Address Bar: chrome://settings/?search=proxy

Next choose the “Open your computer’s proxy settings“:

 - Chrome Proxy

Then “Manual“.

And the Edit the following entries:

  • Socks Host = localhost

  • Socks Port = [THEPORT]

 - GNOME SOCKS Proxy Manual Configuration

Congratulations, your Chrome SOCKS5 Navigation should be now nicely working!


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