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Author Topic: Connecting to repos via proxy: how?  (Read 1013 times)
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« on: May 18, 2008, 07:05:40 am »

Hi every1,

I just want to know how to configure my system so that I can access the repositories via a proxy. Right now I can't download/install any programs because, apparently, slapt/gslapt assumes I have a direct connection to the internet.

Then, I want to install Busybox and make it my default shell; how do I do that, please?

Thank you.
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« Reply #1 on: May 18, 2008, 08:22:37 am »

Hi BigTimer

Open a terminal and type:

export HTTP_PROXY=

Edit the IP as needed. Try slapt-get again and if it works, we can find a place to put that line so it is executed on every boot. I am not sure where this setting needs to go.

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