Hi! I'm new to UBUNTU!

Colin Law clanlaw at googlemail.com
Thu Jun 17 12:57:05 UTC 2010

On 17 June 2010 13:49, Calcpage <calcpage at aol.com> wrote:
> On Jun 5, 2010, at 5:00 AM, Maurice McCarthy <manselton at gmail.com>
> My tech guy finally got back to me regarding the blocked *.bz2 files
> messing up my sudo aptitude update.  Now he says he set up a proxy for
> me.   I think I know how to enable that in Firefox, but how do I make
> use of a proxy using aptitude?

If you go to Synaptic package manager (System, Administration,
Synaptic Package Manager and then select Settings, Preferences and
look on the Network tab there is a setting for proxy which should also
cover apt-get and aptitude I believe.


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