• Configure apt Behind Authenticated Proxy Server

    If you want to install some packages on your debian or ubuntu system or you need to update your system while you are behind an authenticated proxy ,then you have to do the following :

    # sudo nano /etc/apt/apt.conf

    Append the following line to the configuration file :

    Acquire::http::Proxy "http://user:password@proxy.innovationsol.com:8080";

    Where :
    user          : proxy user name
    password : proxy password
    “proxy.innovationsol.com:8080” : proxy URL & Port

    Categories: Linux

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