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Old 07-07-2005, 03:42 PM   #1
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pacman and proxy authentication

have arch 0.7 installed at work, behind a firewall and need to use a proxy server to get out to do any updates. i have edited my pacman.conf file as shown
ProxyServer =
when i do a pacman --synch --refresh, it gives a segmentation fault and i have to delete a lck file which i can and if i put in
ProxyServer =
it says Proxy Authentication Required

anyone know how to get pacman to work behind a proxy that requires a login?

Old 07-08-2005, 02:00 PM   #2
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got it working, had to enable wget in the pacman.conf and then edit wgetrc to use my proxy and everything woks good now


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