[Sugar-devel] [FEATURES][DESIGN] Network proxy configuration
simon at schampijer.de
Thu Jan 19 05:16:30 EST 2012
On 01/18/2012 03:59 AM, Jerry Vonau wrote:
> On Tue, 2012-01-17 at 16:52 +0100, Simon Schampijer wrote:
>> On 21/11/11 21:27, Anish Mangal wrote:
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>>> I'd like to propose "Network proxy configuration in Sugar"
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>>> Anish Mangal
>> Hi Anish,
>> there have been discussions  on how this Feature works when used with
>> the existing proxy configurations already used in the field. Can you
>> bring some light into that?
> I'm a little confused by the question, this sugar-UI tool stores it's
> settings in the same gconf keys that gnome-network-properties uses, that
> is all. You still need to have $http_proxy set for sugar's environment
> and is solved by reading the gconf key then exporting the variable in
The Feature page  does not say much how the Feature is implemented
and no patch has been sent, yet.
If OLPC-AU has been telling their users to set the proxy via GNOME
before that is useful information. Other deployments might have set a
proxy in the build itself?
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