I’ve encountered the need to SSH from my machine to the Internet.
Unfortunately, it had to be through a SOCKS proxy.
Googling gave me a lot of tips how to -create- a SOCKS proxy with SSH, but it was much harder to find information how to -use- a SOCKS proxy with SSH.
Summing it all up:
put it in somewhere in your PATH,
and try something like this:
ssh -v -o ProxyCommand="connect -S my.socks.proxy.com %h %p" firstname.lastname@example.org
(pay attention to NOT use socks://my.socks… format)
if it works, you can make this configuration permanent:
echo .*: >> ~/.ssh/config
echo ProxyCommand="connect -S my.socks.proxy.com %h %p" >> ~/.ssh/config
And now just: