Wednesday, April 15, 2015

How to use a proxy for common applications

Global environment
Set the HTTP_PROXY environment variable
export HTTP_PROXY=http://username:password@proxy.server:port/  
apt
Create the file /etc/apt/apt.conf.d/43proxy and place the line below (be sure to provide the appropriate proxy information):
Acquire::http::Proxy "http://username:password@proxy.server:port/";
wget
Set the proxy settings in /etc/wgetrc

http_proxy=http://server_ip:port

git
Use the command below:
git config --global http.proxy http://username:password@proxy.server:port/

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