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The title says it all. I am in a university which has authenticated proxy. Wine is not detecting this. Hence, none of the applications inside wine is getting internet connection. Please help.

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I'm struggling with this as well, funnily enough. This is what I've worked out so far:

Wine will grab proxy settings from the environment variable "http_proxy". If you're planning on using the same proxy settings throughout the entire session, you can change the http_proxy variable. Follow these instructions: http://askubuntu.com/a/151047/142903

If, like me, you use the computer on more than one network, one of which has a proxy and one of which doesn't, things get a little trickier. Do all processes inherit environment variables from ~/.bashrc?

NB: You may find it useful to use Gnome or KDE, both of which have graphical interfaces for modifying proxy settings.

Edit #2: After a LOT of digging, I finally found this article on BRAMP.NET describing how to use iptables to redirect all outgoing web traffic on port 80 through a proxy server. The writer mentions that if directly sending the packets to the server doesn't work, it is possible to set up a local proxy server using something like Squid that will point to the network proxy.

This should work for applications that don't respect the http_environment variables. I'm currently working out whether this will still work in 12.04/12.10/13.04, and how to have it done automatically using a script inside /etc/network/if-up.d.

Edit #3: Even more digging has led me to this wonderful post describing how to redirect all system traffic through a SOCKS5 proxy set up by Redsocks - this may be adaptable to suit the current problem.

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I tried the 'http_proxy' thing. I even tried changing some windows registry settings inside wine. Yes I have the tricky situation you have mentioned, and I have not yet solved it :) –  dineshdileep Mar 25 '13 at 5:25
Are you running Unity? Does the "Apply System - Wide" button in System Settings > Network affect wine? –  Paperclip Badger Mar 27 '13 at 20:34
I don't think so... –  dineshdileep Mar 28 '13 at 4:28
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