Re: Is there a way to speed up and resume a SSH X forwarding session from a disconnection?

On Thu, 20 Apr 2006 21:27:53 -0400, Richard E. Silverman wrote:

If your browser supports a SOCKS proxy, you can accomplish without the
need for a remote HTTP proxy (e.g. Squid), by using OpenSSH "dynamic" port

I'm not familiar with SOCKS, which is likely why I don't understand this.
How does this work w/o a proxy server at the remote end?

- Andrew