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Old 11-27-2008
Use putty problems in windows

Hello all,

I have encountered a strange question. I installed a Ubuntu 8.10 in the VMware in the XP, and use putty to connect to ubuntu. Everything is fun except I can't use the wget in putty, neither does command "sudo apt-get ***". But they are OK in the VM.

Can someone help me out? Thank you
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Old 11-27-2008
I'm going to guess that you configured you proxy settings in gnome. These settings don't apply to login shells. You can either unset the gnome settings and configure in /etc/apt/apt.conf and /etc/wgetrc or set the environment variable http_proxy and ftp_proxy as appropriate in your login shell.
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Old 11-27-2008
Yes, reborg. As I reset the env variables for http_proxy and ftp_proxy, they are fine now.

BTW: I used the uppercase HTTP/FTP_PROXY for the env variables, and they are incorrect.

Thank you very much reborg on this Thanksgiving Day.

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