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I want to make a script that sets and unsets SYSTEM WIDE proxy just as what happens through the network settings.

I tried this answers gsettings part but it does not work in 14.04

Could Anyone please help? Its FRUSTRATING to open the network settings every time!

  • Tried askubuntu.com/a/526900/158442 ? – muru Nov 4 '14 at 6:32
  • @muru Its not working! :( – Nirmik Nov 4 '14 at 6:46
  • "Its not working!" is meaningless. How is it not working? What errors do you get? – muru Nov 4 '14 at 6:48
  • @muru No errors... but thge proxies are not picked up by any browsers nor reflected in the network manager – Nirmik Nov 4 '14 at 7:07
  • How are you running it? What's the output of gsettings get org.gnome.system.proxy mode? – muru Nov 4 '14 at 7:10
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Okay,

Here is what i did...

I just needed a 'Proxy Mode Changer'... Setting the proxies , i did through gui... Now i just needed changing mode...

Here is the script i made... SIMPLE as anything ->

#!/bin/bash

state=$(gsettings get org.gnome.system.proxy mode)

if [ $state == "'none'" ]; then
        gsettings set org.gnome.system.proxy mode 'manual'
elif [ $state == "'manual'" ]; then
        gsettings set org.gnome.system.proxy mode 'none'
fi

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