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I'm trying to connect an ISA proxy server with CNTLM. But syntax of ISA proxy looks different. I can't find a way to set proxy for apt. my CNTLM is listening on, and /etc/apt/apt.conf is like this:

Acquire::http::Proxy  "\username:pass@";

Which is the domain of ISA in my university. I'm getting 407 error. CNTLM says

HEAD: HTTP/1.1 407 Proxy Authentication Required ( The ISA Server requires authorization to fulfill the request. Access to the Web Proxy filter is denied.  )
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You put the username and password (in hashed form, preferably) in CNTLM's configuration file. Apt doesn't need to know your username and password.

Configuring cntlm can be a little finicky, you need to play around with "Auth" flags, until it works reliably. Here's a howto I wrote for users at my university.

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Does not work for me –  loscuropresagio Apr 11 '14 at 8:03

You have to fill information in /etc/cntlm.conf.

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