Andy Spiegl wrote: > > Pretty sad to respond to my own posting, but I'm desperate. :-) > Is there noone who can help me with that? I'm on a satellite uplink and > _have_ to use the proxy. > Thanks, > Andy. this is my apt.conf proxy line: Acquire::http::Proxy "http://proxy.mycompany.com:8080"; my proxy is squid too, on a potato box. everything works perfectly. try to check the squid logs, if you can access them. pietro.