socks4-clients - Socks4 enabled clients as rtelnet and rftp

Distribution: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository: Ubuntu Universe i386
Package name: socks4-clients
Package version: 4.3.beta2
Package release: 19build1
Package architecture: i386
Package type: deb
Installed size: 242 B
Download size: 66.68 KB
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This is version 4.3 of SOCKS, a package that allows Unix hosts behind a firewall to gain full access to the internet without requiring direct IP reachability. It does require a SOCKS server program being run on a hosts that can communicate directly to hosts behind the firewall as well as hosts on the Internet at large. It is based on the original SOCKS written by David Koblas <>. This package includes SOCKSified client programs of finger, ftp, telnet, and whois. A few other SOCKSified clients may be found on, in directory /pub/security/socks.cstc.



    Source package: socks4-server

    Install Howto

    1. Update the package index:
      # sudo apt-get update
    2. Install socks4-clients deb package:
      # sudo apt-get install socks4-clients


    • /usr/bin/rfinger
    • /usr/bin/rftp
    • /usr/bin/rtelnet
    • /usr/bin/runsocks
    • /usr/bin/rwhois
    • /usr/lib/socks4/
    • /usr/sbin/dump_socksfc
    • /usr/sbin/make_socksfc
    • /usr/share/doc/socks4-clients/changelog.Debian.gz
    • /usr/share/doc/socks4-clients/copyright
    • /usr/share/man/man1/rfinger.1.gz
    • /usr/share/man/man1/rftp.1.gz
    • /usr/share/man/man1/rtelnet.1.gz
    • /usr/share/man/man1/runsocks.1.gz
    • /usr/share/man/man1/rwhois.1.gz
    • /usr/share/man/man1/socks_clients.1.gz
    • /usr/share/man/man5/socks.conf.5.gz
    • /usr/share/man/man5/socks.fc.5.gz
    • /usr/share/man/man8/dump_socksfc.8.gz
    • /usr/share/man/man8/make_socksfc.8.gz