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by northstar
Thu Jul 04, 2013 6:25 am
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: Using RPi via Proxy [SOLVED]
Replies: 17
Views: 5771

Re: Using RPi via Proxy

Thanks all. It works now... I created a file 10proxy in
/etc/apt/apt.conf.d
and
sudo apt-get update
works perfectly. Thanks again.


Pssst : How do I mark this thread as Solved ?
by northstar
Wed Jul 03, 2013 5:51 pm
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: Using RPi via Proxy [SOLVED]
Replies: 17
Views: 5771

Re: Using RPi via Proxy

it says
ping:unknown host
by northstar
Wed Jul 03, 2013 5:43 pm
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: Using RPi via Proxy [SOLVED]
Replies: 17
Views: 5771

Re: Using RPi via Proxy

How do I get around this problem ??? Its really irritating when you have work and idea at hand and the packages are not getting installed :/
by northstar
Wed Jul 03, 2013 5:28 pm
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: Using RPi via Proxy [SOLVED]
Replies: 17
Views: 5771

Re: Using RPi via Proxy

But, when I try with
apt-get install/update
it throws this error. Moreover, my browser's working fine.
by northstar
Wed Jul 03, 2013 5:27 pm
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: Using RPi via Proxy [SOLVED]
Replies: 17
Views: 5771

Re: Using RPi via Proxy

I tried
ping 8.8.8.8
and it worked perfect. And btw, the content in /etc/resolv.conf is :
domain Home
search Home
nameserver 192.168.1.1
by northstar
Wed Jul 03, 2013 4:56 pm
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: Using RPi via Proxy [SOLVED]
Replies: 17
Views: 5771

Re: Using RPi via Proxy

This is the error I get when I try to update using sudo apt-get update : Err http://raspberrypi.collabora.com wheezy Release.gpg Temporary failure resolving 'raspberrypi.collabora.com' Err http://mirrordirector.raspbian.org wheezy Release.gpg Temporary failure resolving 'mirrordirector.raspbian.org'...
by northstar
Wed Jul 03, 2013 4:16 pm
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: Using RPi via Proxy [SOLVED]
Replies: 17
Views: 5771

Re: Using RPi via Proxy

Any suggestions please ? Your suggestions will be of great help to me.
by northstar
Wed Jul 03, 2013 8:55 am
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: Using RPi via Proxy [SOLVED]
Replies: 17
Views: 5771

Re: Using RPi via Proxy

Does this mean, I must flash my SD card again ?
by northstar
Wed Jul 03, 2013 7:13 am
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: Using RPi via Proxy [SOLVED]
Replies: 17
Views: 5771

Re: Using RPi via Proxy

The proxy is a university wide proxy. I edited the apt.conf file in my laptop running Ubuntu 12.04 and the changes made me install/update softwares directly from the terminal. Thought Rpi would behave the same way as my Ubuntu, because it is a remix of Debian. But, the configuration is different is ...
by northstar
Wed Jul 03, 2013 6:59 am
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: Using RPi via Proxy [SOLVED]
Replies: 17
Views: 5771

Re: Using RPi via Proxy

I put these lines in the file with proper username, password, proxy and port.
Acquire::http::proxy "http://usr:pwd@proxy:port/";
Acquire::https::proxy "https://usr:pwd@proxy:port/";
Acquire::ftp::proxy "ftp://usr:pwd@proxy:port/";
Acquire::socks::proxy "socks://usr:pwd@proxy:port/";
by northstar
Wed Jul 03, 2013 5:26 am
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: Using RPi via Proxy [SOLVED]
Replies: 17
Views: 5771

Using RPi via Proxy [SOLVED]

Hello, I've very recently bought a Raspberry Pi. I have flashed the SD card and Rpi boots in perfectly. I have to access Internet via proxy at my University. As a basic step, I created a file apt.conf in /etc/apt/apt.conf.d and set it to update/install software via terminal. But this didn't work. Ne...

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