Info about how to pass thruough proxy while net installing the kde port

Adrian Wontroba aw1 at stade.co.uk
Thu Feb 23 05:42:50 GMT 2006


On Tue, Feb 21, 2006 at 03:59:08AM +0000, abhi kapoor wrote:
>    well there is a option for proxy setting but does not allow me to use
>    my username and password hence i am unable to connet to freebsd site
>    to download the kde port

If the proxy is using basic authentication, you need to do something
along the lines of:

HTTP_PROXY="http://your.username:your.password@your.proxy.server:its.port/"
export HTTP_PROXY

As somebody else has hinted, look at the bottom of man 3 fetch.

-- 
Adrian Wontroba




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