[xubuntu-users] System-wide Proxy settings - where?

Radomir Dopieralski xubuntu at sheep.art.pl
Sun Jun 10 19:46:09 UTC 2007

Dnia Sun, Jun 10, 2007 at 03:30:25PM -0400, napisale(a)s: 
> So I've installed Ubuntu 7.04 on several older iMacs with few  
> problems.  However, I put Xubuntu 7.04 on one and can't find where to  
> enter the system proxy settings.  Without it I can't download  
> updates, etc.  Is there a control panel somewhere or do I have to do  
> it from the command line?  If the latter, how?
> I've been all over Google and the Ubuntu forums and can't find an  
> answer - which probably means I am missing something obvious.  Thanks  
> in advance for any help.

Nice to see you again :)

I can only repeat what I already told you on the channel:
you need to set the environment variable http_proxy to the url of the
proxy (including the 'http://' and port number).

Radomir `The Sheep' Dopieralski 

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