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Chris Hallsworth christopherhallsworth71 at
Tue May 20 15:11:19 UTC 2008

Hi, indeed, I'm at Birmingham City University. However, in my halls of 
residence I connect via an ethernet cable. I'll try this script anyway and 
see what happens. Thanks, and take care.

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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Owen Townend" <owen.townend at>
To: "Ubuntu user technical support,not for general discussions" 
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Sent: Tuesday, May 20, 2008 12:12 PM
Subject: Re: New to the List

> On 20/05/2008, Chris Hallsworth <christopherhallsworth71 at> 
> wrote:
>> Hi, I do have a question actually. My university network uses a proxy 
>> server
>>  that uses basic authentication. It appears that Evolution doesn't work 
>> with
>>  this connection. Does anyone know of either a programme that will work 
>> with
>>  connections like this, or does anyone know of a programme that 
>> "bypasses"
>>  the proxy connection and thus force all programmes to connect directly? 
>> I
>>  know under Windows there's Proxifier, but we're talking about Ubuntu 
>> here
>>  <smiles>. Thanks in advance for the help.
> Hey,
>  A quick google shows you're probably at Birmingham City University.
> Their settings for internet access are available at:
>  Link:
>  These settings are for windows and mac, but are almost identical to
> Ubuntu's setup, available in the menu at:
>  System -> Preferences -> Network Proxy
>  Evolution should abide by the settings you put in there.
> cheers,
> Owen.
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