RE: How can I use dselect from behind a firewall?
I'm in a similar situation to this but my proxy requires a password to get through it. Is there anyway I can do this?
From: Gary Hennigan [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: 05 October 2001 00:31
Subject: Re: How can I use dselect from behind a firewall?
"Stan Brown" <email@example.com> writes:
> I have a Debian stable machine located atw ork behind a very restrictive
> firewall. I don have a machine runing squid that can be used as a HTTP only
> proxy to get through it.
> How do I set this up?
Easy. Just set the environment variable "http_proxy". The line in my
root accounts .profile looks like:
and apt works like a champ.
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