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Old 07-27-2006, 06:41 AM   #1
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google earth - running under proxy

I have downloaded the Google Earth Version for Linux.
I am using the net through a Proxy.
I get the following error when I try to run the Google earth and when it connects to google server.

Google earth detected an error while trying to authenticate
Please check the following
-your network connection
-your firewall settings
(are you blocking /usr/local/bin/google-earth/googleearth-bin?

Error-code 29
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It did not help me either.
Can anybody suggest me a solution

I am eager to try the google earth......

Thanks in advance
Old 07-27-2006, 10:59 AM   #2
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Have you set the environment variables HTTP_PROXY and http_proxy appropriately?
Old 07-27-2006, 11:09 PM   #3
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i have set it like this
export http_proxy=http://myroxyip:8080

is it correct


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