network proxy authentication error

Jordon Bedwell jordon at
Fri Jul 16 07:50:49 UTC 2010

On 7/16/2010 2:44 AM, Kuti Attila wrote:
> Hello,
> I've just installed Ubuntu 10.4, and wanted to connect to internet through a proxy. I tried to configure it in "network proxy" in Gnome, but after pressing apply an authentication error comes up, and ask for a password.
> What password should I supply? (I cannot see where to supply proxy user-password pair!?)
> I tried the password of my account and even that of root. Same error comes up.
> I've already changed root's password from default.
> Thanks for your help,
> Attila

You need to enter the password to the proxy server.  Whatever proxy
server you are using has a password which requires you to authenticate
yourself. Ask the administrator of that proxy server for your password.


Jordon Bedwell

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