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revised How do I make the microphone work on a toshiba portege laptop?
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revised Network proxy is not applied
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comment Network proxy is not applied
@Riccardo Murri: The browser works fine. In fact, the solution turned out to be rather simple, see the edit. Thanks for your suggestions anyway!
Oct
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comment Network proxy is not applied
Thanks for a suggestion! Actually, I tried adding this line to /etc/apt/apt.conf before asking here. Right now the line is there (I recall I had to create the file manually), and it still doesn't work.
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comment Network proxy is not applied
@Riccardo Murri: same error, Err archive.ubuntu.com karmic/main Packages 409 Conflict "
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comment Network proxy is not applied
1. No, I'm unable to download packages. When I start the Update Manager, Click "check", type the password, it fails to download anything and pops up an err window "Could not download all repository indexes". There it lists individual packages, like this: "Failed to fetch archive.canonical.com/ubuntu/dists/karmic/partner/binary-i386/… 409 Conflict [IP: <ip here> 80]"
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comment Network proxy is not applied
2. yes, I'm unable to download packages after following your suggestions in that post. And yes, the file is there.
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comment Network proxy is not applied
yes, http_proxy and ftp_proxy env variables are set
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asked Network proxy is not applied