If you using KDE desktop you always have problem with using socks proxy in KDE app for solve this problem you can use polipo to move socks proxy to http proxy and use it in KDE apps . First install polipo with this command :
emerge -av polipo
After you emerged polipo you must edit your polipo config file by adding this lines to end of config file
socksParentProxy = YourSocksProxyIP:71 socksProxyType = socks5
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