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Re: [SLUG] scripting proxy change in Firefox/changing laptop network settings?

* On Thu, Nov 23, 2006 at 12:00:23PM +1100, Lindsay Holmwood wrote:
> NetworkManager is by far the best way to manage jumping between
> different networks. 

* On Thu, Nov 23, 2006 at 01:43:14PM +1100, Amos Shapira wrote:
> 1. use "-remote" (http://www.mozilla.org/unix/remote.html) to make
> Firefox open a file which contains JavaScript code (or an XPI module?)
> that will change the settings.
> 2. Point Firefox to always use a proxy on localhost (e.g. tinyproxy)
> which will then be configurable to the right onward proxy/network.

Thanks everyone, these techniques sound good, I'll have a play. Jeff,
I'd be interested too in seeing Network Mangler tricks at the next
meeting :-)

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