[CLUG-tech] ISA rolout at ICT

Rainer M Krug rainer.linux at krugs.de
Tue Dec 4 09:35:23 SAST 2007

Kyle Williams wrote:
> On Tuesday 04 December 2007 09:20:15 Rainer M Krug wrote:
>> My question is:
>> How does that affect programs (under Linux) in which I can not use the
>> automatic configuration script, but which use a direct proxy address?
>> I assume that browsers like firefox et al will work - but I am slightly
>> worried about the other programs (smart package manager, R, etc.) ---
>> especially ICTS help desk essentially told me that I should contact them
>> if it doesn't work and they will see if they can make a plan to make it
>> work.
> Hi Rainer
> Everything which does not run on the HTTP protocol works without a problem, 
> ie. email.
> For programs which use the HTTP protocol, such as for apt, rss, etc. you need 
> to set up the proxy. In KDE I do it under the control panel and everyting 
> works without a problem.

Thanks - I moight have to take at the new cache.pac to find the proxy 


> Regards
> Kyle

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