How can I get apt to use a proxy?

Martin Maney ubuntu at
Sun Sep 26 20:01:13 UTC 2004

On Sun, Sep 26, 2004 at 09:38:10PM +0200, messmate wrote:
> i've setted it in /etc/apt/apt.cong !
> Acquire::http::Proxy "http://xx.xx.xx.xx:3128";

Very first thing I tried - editing with cat during the base install.  It
seemed to be wiped away between then and the second-stage update.  :-(

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again and again surprised?  -- Nicholas van Rijn

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