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installing synaptic package manager from outside the repos

I have been facing some problems in installing software with ubuntu software center, due to the fact that I have not been able to run no proxy for the whole system, I have tried all methods prescribed ...
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apt-get not working even after updating apt.conf

I have configured my apt.conf file correctly. Still sudo apt-get update is giving me this error: 407 Proxy Authentication Required In /etc/apt/apt.conf, I have this: Acquire::http::Proxy ...
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add-apt-repository hangs

When trying to add a repository using the command sudo add-apt-repository ppa:xorg-edgers/ppa the command just hangs after I type in my password, and then after a couple of minutes gives me the ...
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“No suitable download server found” [duplicate]

I bumped into the problem that I can't download any updates or new packages. I had this problem before which I could solve through several steps sudo rm /var/lib/apt/lists/* -vf sudo apt-get clean ...
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Error installing the noobslab Dark Theme in Ubuntu 14.04

I wanna install the noobslab Dark Theme in Ubuntu 14.04. I'm following the steps defined in the site http://www.noobslab.com/2014/05/delorean-dark-theme-updated-install-in.html but when I try the ...
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removing proxy to avoid problems during installation

i tried to install java and got this error Err http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ precise-security/main icedtea-6-jre-jamvm i386 6b27-1.12.3-0ubuntu1~12.04.1 Something wicked happened resolving ...
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Package 'libdconf0' has no installation candidate [closed]

My system settings do not persist. I have been trying to set system wide proxy settings. BUt once I set it and if I open the settings dialogue again, the last saved settings vanish. I tried setting ...
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1answer
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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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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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1answer
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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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Unable to use proxy in terminal despite apt.conf file

I use a wired LAN at my college which uses proxy. As per this answer I edited my apt.conf file. My proxy details are as follows Username: mahe\ict.student Password: mumit@123 Proxy host: ...
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1answer
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sudo apt-get update/ failed to update [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu 13.10 saucy salamander. When I try sudo apt-get update and I get the response Err http://extras.ubuntu.com saucy InRelease Err http://archive.canonical.com saucy ...
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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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Problem installing apt-proxy

I have ubuntu 12.10 and i wish to make this machine a mirror for apt-get requests. I made successfull installation of apt-proxy using sudo apt-get install apt-proxy i followed following link: ...
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Dropbox (different) installation error in Ubuntu 12.04

When trying to install dropbox from terminal (using How to install Dropbox? guide), and trying to install the repository key I get the following: ~$ sudo apt-key adv --keyserver pgp.mit.edu ...
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Proxy Blocking apt-get, Allowing wget/curl

I'm having an issue getting passed my corporate proxy server. I had an exception put in place to allow my IP address to pass through, but haven't been able to get apt-get to work. wget can get to ...
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Can't connect to apt-get behind proxy

My coworker and I have struggled with this for a while through several reinstalls and here's where we are now. We put in our proxy info in the Ubuntu Server setup: http://user:pass@1.2.3.4:5678/ ...
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Proxy authentication ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

i am newly installed the Ubuntu 13.04. then i am connected the network, through wired , wireless, and mobile broad band. after every time i can do the Firefox log on but i cant update software and i ...
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apt-get not using http_proxy in ubuntu 13.10

I just updated from Ubuntu 12.04 to 13.10 In 12.04, I used to set up my http_proxy variable in .bashrc and then use apt-get as follows sudo -E apt-get update The -E option in sudo used to make the ...
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apt-get upgrade gives “403 forbidden” error

I'm running Ubuntu 13.04 64b. sudo apt-get update works fine, but when I run sudo apt-get upgrade I get these errors: Err http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ raring-updates/main python3.3-minimal ...
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768 views

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.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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988 views

Adding an apt repository when using a web proxy

I have been trying to install Wine on Ubuntu 12.04 and I don't seem to be winning. I keep getting this error: File "/usr/bin/add-apt-repository", line 125, in <module> ppa_info = ...
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Why is apt-get always using proxy, although no proxy is configured?

I'm trying to disable the proxy for apt-get but it seems like apt-get gets it's proxy configuration from somewhere else other than /etc/apt/apt.conf, because although the apt.conf file is empty (and ...
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GPG error in Ubuntu update

When I run the sudo apt-get update, it results in the following Reading package lists... Done W: GPG error: http://ppa.launchpad.net lucid Release: The following signatures couldn't be verified ...
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Wget and Lynx not working, but apt-get working behind proxy

I have done: export http_proxy="http://proxy.institute.edu:3128/" export ftp_proxy="ftp://proxy.institute.edu:3128/" export https_proxy="https://proxy.institute.edu:3128/" export ...
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How do I get add-apt-repository to work through a proxy passwd protected network? [duplicate]

I am trying to install ubuntu SDK but when I enter this command: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-sdk-team/ppa && sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install ubuntu-sdk I got an ...
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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 403 Forbidden

I've start a new job today and I am trying to set up my machine to run through their Windows server. I've managed to get a internet connection through the server now but now I can't run apt-get ...
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Repository fetch failure

These are the errors I get: (as you can see, I connect to the internet from the education department proxy) W:Failed to fetch http://au.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/quantal/Release.gpg Something ...
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1answer
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squid-deb-proxy failing to cache packages

On an Ubuntu 12.04 server, with squid-deb-proxy installed, client machines on the network will properly contact the server when installing packages, but squid never caches packages. From ...
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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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1answer
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v12.10 can't apt-get update

I know there are lots of questions posed about this, but after troubleshooting for several hours, I'm not sure what to do anymore... I first installed Ubuntu 12.10 and had no internet access at all. ...
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How to make apt-get work with proxy? [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 12.04. When I run the command: sudo apt-get update I get the error message as: 403 forbidden access I have tried the solution I found here in one of the questions, editing ...
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1answer
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'apt-get update' fails when using proxy

Using apt-get update I am getting Err http://ppa.launchpad.net precise/main amd64 Packages 404 Not Found W: Failed to fetch ...
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1answer
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Apt behind proxy

I've been trying to get a package manager to work behind our company proxy for a whole day now but without any luck. The proxy requires authentication which is my personal email address and password. ...
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0answers
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How can I make squid-deb-proxy work with proxy authentication?

I have squid-deb-proxy working fine without a problem without apt proxy authentication. However when I add a proxy file to /etc/apt/apt.conf.d and put in my proxy authentication inside this file. ...
2
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1answer
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apt tries to connect to proxy server even without an apt.conf file

I'm using my laptop sometimes behind a proxy and sometimes not. I've created an /etc/apt/apt.conf file, I've used it like that for the last 2 years: when behind a proxy I add the line: ...
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3answers
793 views

Howto use apt-cacher-ng only when available?

I'm using apt-cacher-ng at my local network with the following configuration on the clients: Acquire::http { Proxy "http://acng-host:3142"; }; Some of the clients are laptops, so how do I configure ...
2
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4answers
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issues in installation of mongo DB

I was installing mongo DB on my Ubuntu-12.04 system, but while i give the following command in my terminal apt-key adv --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv 7F0CEB10 It gives me the following ...
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1answer
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unable to use apt-get or cpan

I am using Ubunto 12.10. A few days back I needed to change my proxy for connecting to the internet at my institute. After that I can't access the internet through terminal like can't install CPAN lib ...
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1answer
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Using apt-get partially through a proxy server

My University Campus has Ubuntu Repos on the Local Server. Also, we use a proxy server to connect to the Internet. Now, my Repository is the Campus Local Server, but I do have a lot PPAs installed ...
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Not able to add repo when APT is using a proxy connection

I have ubuntu 12.10 working on my system. I have tried many time to add repo but every time i tried i got the same error as in this case. $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:scopes-packagers/ppa Cannot ...
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Can't update because the word prox* is blocked

I live in Ethiopia and the government blocks all urls with the word "proxy" in them. I couldn't use that word in the title above because that would make the url contain the word proxy. When I ...
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Ubuntu Server 10.04 behind proxy. Ping works apt-get fails

I have installed 4 ubuntu servers on a virtual machine. same installation procedure where i set the proxy, domain, ip during the installation. it appears that 2 of the machine have no issues at all. ...
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Does apt-cacher change packages access time?

I tried to remove the long time unused packages from apt-cacher archive using find: $ find /var/cache/apt-cacher -atime +5 -type f -name ".*deb*" | wc -l 8471 $ find /var/cache/apt-cacher -atime +9 ...
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2answers
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Installing programs without apt-get

I would like to install some programs on a computer which uses a proxy to access to the Internet. I tried to configure the proxy access but for reason that I do not understand this does not work. I ...
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Proxy authentication in the Software Center [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: 407 Proxy Authentication Required I'm trying to install a package on Ubuntu 12.04, but I get the error 407 Proxy Authentication Required How can I configure the ...
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apt-get update Bad header line on all udpates

I tried all the solutions on this and still having an issue. I am behind a proxy so I have updated /etc/apt/apt.conf with my proxy settings and I have removed the old lists with sudo rm ...