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Re: [SLUG] New Woody Install not finding proxy server

Quoting Richard Hayes <nada@xxxxxxxxxxx>:

> Dear List,
> I have just downloaded and installed Woody on a box via 4 floppies and a
> network install through a proxy.
> After restarting the new systems I can not get any updates from
> Debian.org.
> It is asking for a format of http://proxy.user.host:port  .

Don't quote me, from memory

export http_proxy

Should do the trick

Not sure if http_proxy is lowercase or uppercase. Give both a whirl and see 
which works for you.