Re: Proxy seetings and other desktop issues

Telsa Gwynne <hobbit aloss ukuu org uk> writes:

> The only thing I wonder: I came across a mention of the "environment
> variables http_proxy and ftp_proxy" recently. Um. In a bug report, of 
> all things :) mentions them. I 
> have never met them. I cannot find them in 'man bash'. I don't know 
> what introduced them. Lynx has something like them in the lynx.cfg file, 
> but I thought they must be Lynx-specific.

In addition, arena and wget support them (and no_proxy, BTW).  On SuSE
Linux you can provide values for these variables via /etc/rc.config and
they'll end up in an /etc/profile component.

GNOME should try to honor these settings.

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