different proxys at different locations

Fosforo fosforo at gmail.com
Wed Oct 27 08:17:59 UTC 2010

Not an ubuntu solution,  but if I remember there is a firefox plugin called


On Oct 27, 2010 5:51 AM, "Amedee Van Gasse" <amedee-ubuntu at amedee.be> wrote:


I use my netbook at 3 different locations:

HOME: no proxy

WORK: ISA proxy http://a.b.c.d:8080/ with Basic Auth, asks for user_work +
pass_work, can be set with $http_proxy and $https_proxy.

SCHOOL: ISA proxy http://e.f.g.h:8080/ with NTLM Auth, asks for
domain_school\user_school + pass_school, requires cntlm to work,
$http_proxy has to be set to

Currently I have to remember and change the proxy settings all the time.
Sometimes I even have to reboot because the proxy changes don't "take".

I would like a solution where I set only one proxy, something like, and Ubuntu figures out what to do, wherever I am.

Any pointers would be helpful, because Google was not my friend this


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