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Old 02-19-2010, 12:39 PM   #1
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getting connected to internet over socks in kde


i want my fedora system to use internet connection through socks but i am unable to find the option for socks..

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i am using internet connection using port forwarding. works fine with firefox.

how can i extend this to console applications such as "yum install"??
 
Old 02-20-2010, 08:51 PM   #2
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Hi -

Set the environment variable "http_proxy":
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http://www.fedoraforum.org/forum/sho...=&threadid=742

EXAMPLE:
http_proxy=http://proxy.foo.com:8888
export http_proxy
'Hope that helps .. PSM
 
  


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