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Old 04-12-2012, 09:38 AM   #1
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Unhappy Cannot acess internet from command line fo ubuntu


I am indesperate need to install packages on ubuntu

host os is windows 7 home premium

Guest os is ubuntu 12.04

I have set proxy on command line.

But I am unable to fetch any package !

user01@user01-VirtualBox:~$ sudo apt-get install nmap
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
The following NEW packages will be installed:
nmap
0 upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 to remove and 495 not upgraded.
Need to get 1,623 kB of archives.
After this operation, 6,876 kB of additional disk space will be used.
Err http://au.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ precise/main nmap i386 5.21-1.1ubuntu1
Could not connect to au.archive.ubuntu.com:80 (202.158.214.106). - connect (110: Connection timed out)
Failed to fetch http://au.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/...untu1_i386.deb Could not connect to au.archive.ubuntu.com:80 (202.158.214.106). - connect (110: Connection timed out)
E: Unable to fetch some archives, maybe run apt-get update or try with --fix-missing?
user01@user01-VirtualBox:~$


what is the problem??
 
Old 04-12-2012, 09:55 AM   #2
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I am on vpn on host pc, but setting up proxy on guest should work fine right?
While Installing ubuntu in virtual box there is a "NAT" networking configuration.

All what I want is host is connected to vpn and for guest I want to use command line to install packages use torrent to download stuff is this really possible?
 
Old 04-12-2012, 10:59 AM   #3
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It looks like your proxy still might not be set up correctly:

Add these lines to ~/.bashrc replace your variables where necessary.
Code:
export http_proxy=http://user:password@my.proxy.server:port/
export ftp_proxy=http://user:password@my.proxy.server:port/
Then reload your bashrc
Code:
source ~/.bashrc
 
  


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