How do I tunnel SSH over SSH?

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http://unix.stackexchange.com – I have successfully setup a tunnel over SSH on linux mint, and can browse the web. However, when I try to ssh using the same port, I get: Couldn't establish connection to proxy: Network is unreachable ssh_exchange_identification: Connection closed by remote host In my mate-network-properties I have selected manual proxy configuration, and socks host is So why doesn't ssh use that proxy information, and can I make it use said proxy? (HowTos)