apt-get through proxy server


Again working behind firewall through proxy server is sometimes troublesome.

normally, you can export “http_proxy” to set a proxy for most process. However, to install software with apt-get, if the previous method doesn’t work.

From this page, you can try adding the configuration in a folder /etc/apt/apt.conf.d/  95proxies

Acquire::http::proxy "http://myproxy.server.com:8080/";
Acquire::ftp::proxy "ftp://myproxy.server.com:8080/";
Acquire::https::proxy "https://myproxy.server.com:8080/";

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