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Hey I'm sorry if this is a repost, but I've searched for about 20 minutes through the forums and can't seem to find anything pertaining to my problem.
My company uses a proxy configuration script hosted on their domain (eg. example.com/proxy.pac). So for configuring firefox, I just put the url of the script in the proxy-config options and it works fine. However, I still cannot use terminal commands like wget and apt-get, or even ping outside of our network. Is there any way to see what the script is returning to the browser when it queries the proxy.pac file?
I've tried setting the system proxy ('export http_proxy=***') to the .pac file.
I have used proxy.pac files for about 17 years. I think I am pretty good at them.
Just reading it is not how I have to connect via our proxy servers. It gives me clues but I have to edit the tools that require changes.
As I have stated, no disto I have ever used can apply system settings with a proxy.pac file.
It may allow some browsers to connect but it won't allow anything else. You have to edit each apps configuration file if you can in the app settings. Not all apps allow that.
An example might be .wgetrc to fix wget. Apt is the same, it needs it's config to be edited.