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Thread: how to connect to site through proxy

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    Default how to connect to site through proxy

    hi i am trying to connect to a sitte using a proxy at the moment im using tor as localhost but when browser launched it aint launched through tor just my norml connection any suggestions?
    code is below:
     public void launcher(String site){
            String input=site;
    try {
             //Desktop.getDesktop().browse(new URI("input"));
            if( !java.awt.Desktop.isDesktopSupported() ) {
                System.err.println( "Desktop is not supported (fatal)" );
                System.exit( 1 );
            if ( input.length() == 0 ) {
                System.err.println( "Empty string in launcher" );
                System.exit( 0 );
              java.awt.Desktop desktop = java.awt.Desktop.getDesktop();
            if( !desktop.isSupported( java.awt.Desktop.Action.BROWSE ) ) {
                System.err.println( "Desktop doesn't support the browse action (fatal)" );
                System.exit( 1 );
            String web=input;
            try {
                    System.setProperty("SOCKS.proxyHost", "");//tor local host
                    System.setProperty("SOCKS.proxyPort", "9050");
                    java.net.URI uri = new java.net.URI( web );//site to visit
                    desktop.browse( uri );
                catch ( Exception e ) {
                    System.err.println( e.getMessage() );
    }catch(Exception t){
        System.out.println("launcher fuckup");
     }//end launcher
    Last edited by stac; March 13th, 2013 at 08:27 AM. Reason: format

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    Default Re: how to connect to site through proxy

    Please edit your post and wrap your code with
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    If you don't understand my answer, don't ignore it, ask a question.

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