[ILUG] Proxy for Sky TV
connorsml at gmail.com
Wed Jul 29 15:15:57 IST 2009
2009/7/29 Timothy Murphy <gayleard at eircom.net>
> I have a Sky box, and recently re-registered with skyplayer.com
> which said I would be able to see TV on line.
> However, after some exploration I learned that
> this is only available to UK subscribers.
> Someone suggested before that one could use a UK proxy.
> How exactly is that done?
> I have a suitable victim (my son) in the UK.
You could set up a VPN using something like Hamachi (
https://secure.logmein.com/products/hamachi/vpn.asp?lang=en) which is fairly
easy to set up (seems not to work for some people, but I have never had a
And then if he is running Linux, have him install Squid from the package
manager and configure it to accept requests from any machine on the VPN.
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