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Re: problem in proxy authorization for apt-get

On Mon, 30 Aug 2004 14:40:10 -0400 (EDT), Prashant Kumar
<prashkr@cse.iitk.ac.in> wrote:
> I face  problem in proxy authorization for apt get.
> Error I get in  apt-get update is "407 Proxy Authentication Required ..."
> I use a corporate proxy on which I have login
> and password but how to set it for apt-get. I have tried
> few options but dont work.
> Thanks in advance for helping me.
> Prashant kumar
> home page http://home.iitk.ac.in/student/prashkr
option 1
to set the proxy user/pass add 2 environment variables.
export http_proxy_user=whatever
export http_proxy_pass=whatever

or it could be http_proxy_passwd, I cant remember.

option 2
your site is running an ms poxy, and is using ntlm auth on it. this is
an absolutly wonderful protocol. the only thing that can get through
it is ms ie (or mozilla)
but you can bypass the ntlm section using

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