I have been using windows 7 and to update windows i configured netsh winhttp settings by using command: netsh winhttp set proxy 10.0.0.21:3128. That worked for windows update and many other softwares. Is there a way i can put proxy settings throughout the computer that would work for software center and other softwares?
Yes , Go to Settings -> Network -> Network Proxy -> Manual -> Apply System Wide
As Mahyar Pasarzangene said, you can set the proxy using System settings -> Network -> Network Proxy and then choosing "Manual" proxy and setting your host and port no. and then applying the settings system-wide.
However, if you are using authenticated proxy, i.e. you have a username and password for your proxy, you need to set it as follows:
Open a terminal(Ctrl+Alt+t) and then type the following:
and set your username and password as follows:
You will not have
If you have any special characters in your password, replace it with its HTML code.