How to use Proxy with Boot-Repair ?

Asked by YannUbuntu on 2014-01-20

to be able to connect to the Internet, some users have to specify a proxy server.
Since “sudo … “ executes with the root environment, “export http_proxy=…” does not work.

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2014-01-20
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2014-01-20
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YannUbuntu (yannubuntu) said : #1

1. In a terminal, type “sudo su –“
2. Then type “export http_proxy=…”
3. Then type “/usr/bin/boot-repair”

YannUbuntu (yannubuntu) said : #2

( export http_proxy=http://username:<email address hidden>:port )

YannUbuntu (yannubuntu) said : #3

Alternative:

sudo su -
HTTP_PROXY=http://username:<email address hidden>:port
export http_proxy

Thanks Saurabh (bug #1316424)