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abhijeetdesai
November 3rd, 2010, 10:16 AM
hi

i am working from a network behind a proxy

the settings given to me by my system admin are :

ip 172.16.90.127
subnet 255.255.0.0
gateway 172.16.16.1

dns 121.242.190.180 / 211

proxy 172.16.16.1 port 3128

ping & trace route commands are block @ my gateway

i am using $sudo apt-get update command to test my connection
& $sudo ntpdate npt.server.name both commands don't work

in need of urgent help

thanking you in anticipation

P4man
November 3rd, 2010, 01:24 PM
http://www.techmetica.com/howto/setup-a-proxy-in-ubuntu/

Im not entirely sure if apt uses that now, if it doesnt, you can configure the proxy for apt using the instructions here:
https://help.ubuntu.com/community/AptGet/Howto#Setting%20up%20apt-get%20to%20use%20a%20http-proxy