How do I configure http proxy settings from the command prompt?

Asked by Erameh Alexander on 2009-08-31

How do I configure http proxy settings from the command prompt?

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export http_proxy="http://proxy.server.com:port"

Thanks actionparsnip, but the problem is that I wish to disable the use of proxy settings from the command prompt.

Thanks actionparsnip, but the problem is that I wish to disable the use of proxy settings from the command prompt.
Proxy is configured, but the internet connection I am using does not use Proxy settings, so I wish to connect without proxy settings.

Thanks
Alexander

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Your question #81480 on openbox in ubuntu changed:
https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/openbox/+question/81480

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actionparsnip proposed the following answer:
export http_proxy="http://proxy.server.com:port"

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Then use:

export http_proxy=""

and it will remove the proxy

Thanks actionparsnip, that solved my question.