Proxy Firefox through SSH tunnel

Have you ever wanted to visit sites from a location that denied access to those sites? What you need is the ability to create a secure and encrypted ssh connection to tunnel your browser traffic through.
If you have access to a remote machine by ssh you can set up Firefox, or any other SOCKS v5 enabled application, to tunnel its connection through ssh.

Making ssh tunnel:

ssh -C2qTnN -D 8080

Configure Firefox for the proxy

Manual proxy configuration:
SOCKS Host Port 8080
check the box for "SOCKS v5"

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