work behind a proxy server (Crunchbang, Debian).
Desktop environments like Gnome, KDE or Unity do provide a GUI.
As Openbox does not here's a little guide how to do it manually. No
adapt system settings
- edit /etc/environment:
should work too:
In a shell type:
To undo type:
to Settings, Network and tick “Manual proxy configuration”.
Insert your proxy settings. Click OK. Done.
Synaptic seems to use the system settings in /etc/environment and so
does not necessarily need to be configured.)
Exit. You might need to reboot.
does not use the system settings like chromium for example does. So
you have to manually edit its preferences.
under Advanced / Network / Connection Settings.
tick “Manual proxy configuration:” and also “Use this proxy
server for all protocols”.
your proxy settings. Close the settings window. Done.
believe aptitude uses apt.conf file. Wget queries environment.conf.
proxies which need authentication – something like this should