[Bug 39254] http_proxy environment variable automatically set in
l.simonneau at free.fr
Mon Jun 5 15:20:17 BST 2006
Public bug reported:
The http_proxy environment variable seems to be set automatically by "i
don't know what" when I launch a Gnome Terminal, to what seems to be
gnome proxy settings.
It's a pretty good idea but my proxy is authenticated,
and the http_proxy does not contains authentication informations.
The http_proxy is like http://server:port instead of
It's probably more secure but really annoying because a lot of command
like apt or wget expect the authentication informations to be in
So, these command fails.
This automatical setting is probably a good idea for not authenticated
proxies, but really annoying for authenticated ones.
So, it will be probably better to not setting this variable when
authentication parameters are set.
** Affects: control-center (Ubuntu)
Priority: (none set)
http_proxy environment variable automatically set in dapper
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