[Bug 162609] Re: plugin finder wizard and apturl don't use the same http proxy
asac at jwsdot.com
Sat Nov 17 14:16:31 UTC 2007
I reuploaded ubufox with a versioned depends on apturl
** Description changed:
Binary package hint: ubufox
the plugin finder wizard and apturl don't share the same proxy
1. The short term solution to fix gutsy is to pass a --http-proxy
host:port parameter to apturl if firefox has any proxy configured.
2. The long term solution would be to all applications honour system
proxy settings (aka gconf).
+ 1. ensure that your network setup does only allow access to the internet through http proxy
+ 2. configure the http proxy in firefox
+ 3. remove any flash player installed on your system
+ 4. visit the multi content example page: http://people.ubuntu.com/~asac/pfs/test/2_multicontent.html
+ 5. try to install the plugin through "install missing plugins ..."
+ 6. see how apturl doesn' honour the http proxy settings and cannot get the packages.
plugin finder wizard and apturl don't use the same http proxy
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