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Currently, Ubuntu touch phones are for early adopters that want hardware to develop and test new applications themselves … It has most features that most phones have as well and some features that none have, but if you want Skype, MySQL, VLC, VNC, FireFox, … from the standard repositories, roll up your sleeves and start adapting them and publish them ...


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To my knowledge, there is no other browser or connection manager with proxy setting for the moment. On this french forum, one as post a non-optimal solution to configure a proxy: link Not sure it is really helpful...


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Does your proxy setting is of type user-authnetication ? , Once setup your connections using Network Manager , go to /etc/Network-manager/system-connection and open the file which has same name as that of your connection, open the file and replace the password field with your user authentication password (i.e. password given in the proxy setting) save the ...


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The dnscache-run package has had the least conflicts with other packages, like libvirt, which use bridge networking and dnsmasq. sudo apt-get install dnscache-run This package removes resolvconf (/etc/resolv.conf), and you will need to use /etc/network/interfaces or network manager to view your configuration.


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If you know the websites that you want to access using wlan0, then you can add corresponding rules to your iptables. Alternatively you can configure just one of the two browsers to use the proxy server.


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You have to provide proxy authentication to install Dropbox. Here is a command using which you can do this: sudo http_proxy="http://username:password@your_proxy:proxy_port" dropbox start -i or sudo https_proxy="http://username:password@your_proxy:proxy_port" dropbox start -i You have to run the deamon as root, and thus, you have to configure the proxy ...


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First of all check whether you are able to ping your proxy server using Ubuntu in your virtual box. the command for this is : ping <address_of_the_proxy_server> If you are able to ping the proxy-server, now you can check whether your credentials are correctly set or not.Open the terminal and run env. A lot of information will appear on the screen. ...


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Make a new file /etc/profile.d/your_new_file.sh and put the below code in it http_proxy="http://webproxy.mycompany.com:8080" https_proxy="http://webproxy.mycompany.com:8080" ftp_proxy="http://webproxy.mycompany.com:8080" HTTP_PROXY=$http_proxy HTTPS_PROXY=$http_proxy FTP_PROXY=$http_proxy ...


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for me the following worked in our company network with proxy: cd /etc/apt mv ./apt.conf ./apt.conf.bak this is to force the system to use the new file we create now. cd ./etc/apt/apt.conf.d create new file "95proxies" and add there the content of the apt.conf file Example: Acquire::http::Proxy “http://proxy_url:proxy_port/”; Acquire::ftp::Proxy ...


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Try editing the following files and enter your proxy details in them- In /etc/bash.bashrc export http_proxy=http://username:password@proxyserver.net:port/ export ftp_proxy=http://username:password@proxyserver.netport/ In /etc/environment http_proxy=yourproxy https_proxy=yourproxy ftp_proxy=yourproxy In /etc/apt/apt.conf Acquire::http::proxy ...


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If I remember it correctly, there is software that wants the proxy environment variables to be uppercase. Have you tried to define the following? export HTTP_PROXY=$http_proxy export HTTPS_PROXY=$https_proxy export FTP_PROXY=$ftp_proxy


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I do not think that you are using automatic proxy but rather manual proxy, because that is what you fill into /etc/environment. Try to select "Manual Proxy Configuration", fill in the HTTP Proxy as webproxy.mycompany.com, Port 8080 and click "Use this proxy for all protocols". If proxy items in ypour /etc/environment do something, than this must work for ...


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Instead of configuring every app with the proxy setting, setup a transparent proxy using a proxy server like squid proxy. After configuring the setting all the apps are redirected to squid automatically by the OS. Following link will help you to setup a transpaent proxy Linux: Setup a transparent proxy with Squid in three easy steps


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Well, with the help of a colleague I got it working. There were two main things we did: (1) We set the proxy settings in the environment file, rather than apt.conf (so the proxy settings would be set for every application). Also, we did find my proxy settings were set wrong (thanks steeldriver for asking me to double check that). http_proxy=<correct ...


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I think i solved my problem. The culprit seems to be MTU settings. My home connection is PPPoE with max MTU set to 1460. So, I changed MTU settings on my Ubuntu Server to 1460 and things improved, there was still a little lag though, apparently due to SSH overhead. I dailed it down to 1432. Things are normal now.


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This was a bug in juju and is now fixed in 1.22 and up. https://bugs.launchpad.net/juju-core/+bug/1403225



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