socks4-server - SOCKS4 server for proxying IP-based services over a firewall

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Universe i386
Package name socks4-server
Package version 4.3.beta2
Package release 19build1
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Installed size 126 B
Download size 49.33 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 the SOCKS server.


Package Version Architecture Repository
socks4-server_4.3.beta2-19build1_amd64.deb 4.3.beta2 amd64 Ubuntu Universe
socks4-server - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.4
libident >= 0.22-3
libsocks4 -


Type URL
Binary Package socks4-server_4.3.beta2-19build1_i386.deb
Source Package socks4-server

Install Howto

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




2016-02-07 - Matthias Klose <>
socks4-server (4.3.beta2-19build1) xenial; urgency=medium
* No-change rebuild for ncurses6 transition.
2015-07-19 - Andreas Beckmann <>
socks4-server (4.3.beta2-19) unstable; urgency=medium
* QA upload.
* Fix FTBFS: Remove spurious -lident from sockd/Makefile target
dependencies.  (Closes: #750274) 
2011-09-19 - Colin Watson <>
socks4-server (4.3.beta2-18) unstable; urgency=low
* QA upload.
* Stop compiling with -DCOMPAT.  With a modern C library it achieves
nothing useful except breaking things (closes: #625030, LP: #832779).
* Remove explicit make dependencies on system libraries, which do more
harm than good, especially with the switch to multiarch.
2011-05-24 - Christoph Martin <>
socks4-server (4.3.beta2-17) unstable; urgency=low
* set maintainer to Debian QA Group <>
package is orphaned (#485646)
2008-06-18 - Christoph Martin <Christoph.Martin@Uni-Mainz.DE>
socks4-server (4.3.beta2-16) unstable; urgency=low
* correct maintainer email
* add lintian override for usr/lib/
* rephrase socks4-clients description
2008-06-17 - Christoph Martin <Christoph.Martin@Uni-Mainz.DE>
socks4-server (4.3.beta2-15) unstable; urgency=low
* upgrade to debhelper compat 5
* upgrade to standards version 3.8.0 (no changes)
* fix manpage errors
2005-09-09 - Christoph Martin <>
socks4-server (4.3.beta2-14) unstable; urgency=low
* make code compatible with gcc-4.0 (closes: #294371)
* update download URL in copyright
* change to DH_COMPAT=3
2002-08-24 - Christoph Martin <>
socks4-server (4.3.beta2-13) stable; urgency=low
* changed priority of libsocks4 to optional
* fix building of rtelnet
2001-11-19 - Christoph Martin <>
socks4-server (4.3.beta2-12) unstable; urgency=low
* fix package description of libsocks (closes: #90609)
* fix -h handling in rfinger (closes: #76073)
* include NMU fixes (closes: #90529, #90607, #93213, #92097)
2001-04-11 - Tollef Fog Heen <>
socks4-server (4.3.beta2-11.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload
* Set soname of libsocks (closes: #90529, #90607, #93213)
* change the prototype of listen(2) in runsocks/listen.c (which makes it
build again).
* removed the debian templates in debian/
* updated standards-version

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