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Old 11-20-2009, 04:39 PM   #1
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Error parsing proxy URL http://localhost:4001 : Bad port number?

The BBC's 'iplayer' suddenly stopped working. So tried to reinstall the adobe flash player 10. This involved the command:
fido:/home/lugo# wget -O - | apt-key add -
Error parsing proxy URL http://localhost:4001 : Bad port number.
gpg: no valid OpenPGP data found.
I am not using a proxy. *If* that's the problem, how tell wget? The object is to install flashplayer on Debian Lenny 5.0. Great thanks.
Old 11-20-2009, 06:58 PM   #2
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Worked it out, so for the record:
apt-get purge anon-proxy

(this program seems to be the problem??)

Then did, do not know if necessary:

export HTTP_PROXY=
export http_proxy=

(To loose these environment variables if they are present, I assume.)

wget -O - | apt-key add -

(This is the step that would not work before.  It worked alright now.)

apt-get install --reinstall --purge flashplugin-nonfree

(Simply installs the adobe flash player into iceape, presumably.)
This from:

Always an idea to restart the browser.

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