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Re: Uniform Proxy Settings

Tim Lauridsen wrote:
Kulbir Saini wrote:
Hi list,

Whenever I try a new version of Fedora, the first problem I face is setting the proxy. It seems for almost every application, I have to specify proxy at a different place. We have this "System -> Preferences -> Internet and Network -> Network Proxy" app to specify proxy settings. But I wonder if there is some application which obeys these settings.


1. Yum (3.2.19-3.fc10) won't fetch proxy settings from above specified location. It has to be set via proxy option in yum.conf or http_proxy/ftp_proxy env variable.
The problem is that the above is Gnome thing, so it make sense for gnome apps to use it, but yum a low level app there should work on all systems, also sytems with no GUI.

My objective was not to blame Yum or revisor or whatever else. I was blaming the proxy setting system we have.


Thank you,
Kulbir Saini,
Computer Science and Engineering,
International Institute of Information Technology,
Hyderbad, India - 500032.

My Home-Page: http://saini.co.in/
My Web-Blog: http://fedora.co.in/

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