Renuka Deshmukh renud1988 at
Thu Mar 25 07:02:51 GMT 2010

@aniruddh .... yes pushing in git and performing complex tasks is pretty
difficult .... so there is a probable solution(i havent tried it yet)
transparent proxy .,.
and about apt ..... i do not know how correct i stand .. but apt takes the
proxy values from the environment variables itself .. you do not have to
specifically change its values (i am using ubuntu though)...

On Thu, Mar 25, 2010 at 12:20 PM, Anirudh Sanjeev <
anirudh at> wrote:

> Hi Renuka,
> While the git solution will work for cloning repos, pushing to them, and
> peforming slightly more complex operations are difficult.
> If you're still insistent on this, I will point you to:
> This tool takes any outgoing connection in the network and tunnels it
> through a proxy. So if you say
> proxychains git push origin master
> It uses the proxy to execute the command, assuming that the proxy has port
> for git open.
> As for apt, there is a way to modify http proxy specifically:
> Good luck on your project, it'll be very useful to everyone in a
> university.
> Anirudh
> --
> Senior Undergraduate Student, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
> Start something!
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