How to use proxychains to hide your ip address

If you want hide your ip address to emulate different users, a good option is proxychains.
To install it, you need following these steps:

sudo apt-get install tor
git clone
cd proxychains-ng 
make -j4
sudo make install
sudo make install-config
sudo service tor start

You can edit proxychains config file to add more proxies if you want:

vim /usr/local/etc/proxychains.conf

To validate if it's working, you can check out you ip address throught curl:

proxychains4 curl -s '' |grep "IP:" | grep -oE "[0-9\.]*"
[proxychains] config file found: /usr/local/etc/proxychains.conf
[proxychains] preloading /usr/local/lib/
[proxychains] DLL init: proxychains-ng 4.12
[proxychains] Strict chain  ...  ...  ...  OK

Enjoy it!


  1. each remote server simply get a fake IP address, you are safely. Not in any way like your ISP, Shroud ALL


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