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Having some trouble authenticating via proxy in order to use apt-get successfully on a corporate network

Apologies if this is a basic question, I've recently taken ownership of our department's internal server so I'm having to deal with issues beyond my (very basic) knowledge. Context Our server is ...
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Proxy authentication with terminal Ubuntu 14.04

I would like to access the internet to update files etc. from the terminal on a secured proxy network. I've already tried the following: Adding to /etc/apt/apt.conf, /etc/apt/apt.conf.d/01proxy, ...
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sudo apt-get update cannot resolve servers, but I can ping them

For the last few days, when I run sudo apt-get update, it fails because some of the hosts cannot be resolved. However, I can ping them, so they definitely are getting resolved. My internet is working ...
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alx driver not working properly

My alx driver seems to be working fine for everything except apt-get. I can navigate to web pages, the ping command works just fine, but whenever I try to do apt-get update or apt-get install it ...
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Use system wide proxy in ubuntu 14 lts 64 bit

I want to use a system wide proxy and did the following: Created a file apt.conf in etc/apt/ with Acquire::http::proxy "http://user:pass@proxy.pac:8012/"; (I had to set chmod to 777 to edit it) ...
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What happens when we cancel apt-get install manually or due to network failure

hi today I was installing mongodb using apt-get its 114 mb download , when apt-get was running I lost network connection so downloading stopped so cancelled it using Ctrl + c . Later when my ...
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Application layer connection when using apt-get install

I know By type sudo apt-get install myprogram, I can download and install myprogram from repositories. By calling this command in terminal which kind of application layer connection will be ...
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Apt keeps trying to connect to a non-existent proxy

I have an apt proxy on my home network which is running squid-deb-proxy, all my Ubuntu machines are linked to it with a 02proxy file in their apt directorys. The problem is one of my Ubuntu machines ...
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0% [Connecting to us.archive.ubuntu.com]

I'm doing a project for College where I have to host a specific piece of software on a Ubnutu server and allow any hosts on the server's network to install the software. When my server's network ...
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apt-get doesn't work behind a proxy

My company uses an HTTP proxy and our various Ubuntu 12.04 servers therefore need to be configured properly, namely by setting \etc\apt\apt.conf.d\80proxy to: Acquire::http::Proxy ...
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acquire::http::proxy for only specified repositories

Is there a way to use acquire::http::proxy for some repositories? I'm in a network that has a proxy server. So everybody has to update /etc/apt/apt.conf adding the lines like Acquire::http::Proxy ...
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apt-get update stuck at 100%[Waiting for headers] at “Hit http://security.ubuntu.com precise-security/universe Translation-en”

Not sure what has happened to my Ubuntu 13.04 server. It is pretty much a LAMP & SAMBA server only, no other apps installed, no shell, command line only. I run an apt-get update a fortnight ago ...
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apt.conf “Acquire::http:Proxy ”proxyserver:port" seems not to be used (Ubuntu 13.04 under Virtual Box on Win7)

This is for an installation of Ubuntu 13.04 Desktop in a VirtualBox VM. I'm on a corprate network with an HTTP proxy at x.y.z.251:9090. I've configured the guest OS with the autoconfiguration script, ...
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Ubuntu - apt-get not working behind restricted internet access

I have Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit boxes running in a company but they have internet browsing and firewalls for security. When I do apt-get update or install it fails. But I have a remote server which ip is ...
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How to set a static IP address?

apt-get fail to resolve the mirror. I am using my server as a backup server to one of my website servers. So I had to initially set a static IP address... How can I do it?
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Unable to update or install on lubuntu server

I recently downloaded Lubuntu Server on my Apple Powerbook G4. I am unable to install anything on using both ethernet and wireless. I used sudo ethtool eth0 and it was there was a connection. I ...
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How can I use a proxy for a specific ppa?

I just want to use a proxy for 1 or 2 specific ppas, not all ppas. How can I do this? I've tried to put: Acquire {http::proxy “http://user:pass@yourProxyAddress:port”} in apt.conf, but that ...
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apt-get failing with 2 interfaces in /etc/network/interfaces

I am running Ubuntu-Server 12 LTS inside a VM (using VirtualBox with Ubuntu 12 as the host). I have 2 nics set-up in VirtualBox, eth0 is NAT and is used to connect to the outside world and eth1 is ...
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apt-get stuck at 0% [Connecting to 10.134.216.1] [duplicate]

When I try to update with apt-get update, it's stuck at 0% [Connecting to 10.134.216.1]. Changing the server doesn't help. It seems like there is something wrong with my network settings, but I can ...
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Cannot access PPA… please check your internet connection

i've tried to add a repository with: sudo apt-add-repository ppa:gottcode/gcppaCannot access PPA but the system echoed: Cannot access PPA ...
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Authentication required for every 1 hour for Internet but NO proxy. How do I get out from this problem?

OS: Ubuntu 12.04 and/or above My system connected to University campus Internet which has no proxy. But needs authentication (username and password) for every 1 hour. If the web-browser is running ...
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connecting to archive.ubuntu.com takes too long

I have a Ubuntu 11.10 server that I just installed fresh. Now if I try to do anything with apt-get, it tries to connect to archive.ubuntu.com .. It stays at [Connecting to archive.ubuntu.com ...
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get apt-get stop using ipv6

I'm trying to use apt-get update or any other apt-get command it gives me this error: Hiba történt „2001:db8:dbb:1:1:1:1:221:8049” feloldásakor (-9 - A címcsalád a gépnévhez nem ...
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What package is responsible for modem (not) working and how do I downgrade it after a broken update?

Suddenly my USB mobile broadband modem has stopped working and is completely unable to connect. I have done nothing, so it's surely some recent update of some network/modem related package (probably ...
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No GUI and no internet

I dual boot 12.10 with Windows 8 on a UEFI system. The other day, I was installing some python stuff when apt-get suggested I run a dpkg command (I have no familiarity with how dpkg works), and that ...
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Error during update 'Unable to connect to 192.168.43.1:8000'

When I tried to update my Ubuntu through the update manager I received an error about some unknown resource. so i tried doing it from the terminal with sudo apt-get update but all I got is: 0% ...
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how to enable iptables tarpit?

I'm using ubuntu server 10.04 and I have to enable tarpit module . I installed the followning packet : aptitude install xtables-addons-common xtables-addons-source module-assistant auto-install ...
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Static IP configuration causing apt-get errors

I am getting errors when running apt-get update or when installing new packages. Although this only happens when the server configured for a static IP address. Changing the configuration back to ...
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How retrieve files in a minimal ubuntu installation? aka how apt-get retrieves files?

I'm running pbuilder, which setup a minimal ubuntu installation, and I'd like to retrieve some files without «wget» (it's not installed by default), since apt-get can retrieve .deb files I imagine ...
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Apt-Get using Apt-Cacher NG fails to fetch packages with hash sum mismatch

I have a machine who is using Apt-Cacher NG running on another machine as caching proxy. When I try to run sudo apt-get update I get the following errors: W: Failed to fetch ...
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Disable proxy server for one apt repository

I have made a local apt repository, but my IT-department caches LAN traffic on the proxy server. Is there a way I could work around this to disable the proxy settings for this local apt repository? in ...
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Aptget without networking

i had a accident and i removed network-manager package, now i cannot get network access or internet access to apt-get install it back and reconfig the internet what should i do? download the DVD and ...
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timeout errors in apt-get update/install

I'm trying to do an apt-get update or apt-get install xyz and I'm seeing timeouts like this: W: Failed to fetch http://eu-west-1.ec2.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/oneiric-updates/Release.gpg ...
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How do I ignore a proxy if not available?

Following the instructions in Best way to cache apt downloads on a LAN?, I've set up a caching proxy in my local network. Since that machine is not always up, I'd like to be able to refresh the ...