system proxy

Olafur Arason olafra at
Mon Mar 13 16:43:05 UTC 2006

It's set in Synaptic then from the menu Settings->Preferences->Network

Olafur Arason

On 3/13/06, Joe Zitnik <JZitnik at> wrote:
> Hello all.  I have a box I installed ubuntu 5.10 on, and I'm trying to add
> additional applications.  We have a proxy in place, and I have it set up to
> allow the machine I'm on out without having to authenticate against the
> proxy, and it's fine when I'm using the browser, but when I try and do
> updates or installs, they fail, my guess is because they aren't using the
> browser settings for the proxy.  I went in to network settings as added a
> proxy there as well, but they are still failing.  How do I set system wide
> proxy settings?
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