ubuntu 12.10 unstable release: Online Account (Gmail) : How proxy can be configured

Asked by Hatem MASMOUDI on 2012-09-10

1- Using Internet connection throught a proxy server.
2- Configure a google online account through Sytem Setting -> Online account
3- When trying to grant access tio ubuntu to google account the Autentification page is not loaded when I use Internet connection through Proxy
4- I using direct connection the Online Account is set correctly

==> How to configure Online Account for Google to use proxy server ? knowing that proxy server setting is set correctly through system setting -> Network setting -> Proxy...

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What service of google's are you connecting to? Do you mean the google docs thing?

I'm using the version Dev of ubuntu 12.10 Beta 1

I'm selecting the account Google (includes Gmail, Google Docsn Google Talk, youtube and Picasa.

When selecting that option, the system shows "Please authorize Ubuntu to access your Google account", the Page try to load the authentification page from the net and then it shows :"An error occurent while loading the authentification page"

Then I suggest you report a bug

KARTHIK (kannankarthik1992) said : #4

I too am facing the same problem.

I use an authenticated proxy server.

I first tried Ubuntu 12.10 from the Live USB and then eith Virtual Box. In both cases I was able to connect to my google Account from Gwibber.

Now I have done a clean install of 12.10, but now I am not able to connect at all.

Can you help with this problem?

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