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If I set my network proxy settings using Gnome 3 Manager in Ubuntu 11.04 System Settings like the following picture:

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Chrome and Firefox are not using those proxy settings when trying to connect to the internet. Any suggestions?

Is there an application like Proxyfier for Ubuntu?

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You can use dconf-editor for setting proxy settings. Firefox will understand them.

Dconf-editor Gnome3

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You can try a chrome extension called ProxySwitchy or ProxySwitchySharp.

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Can you provide more information about exactly what these extensions do, how they're different from each other, and how to obtain them? – Eliah Kagan Sep 8 '12 at 6:59

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