Comment 7 for bug 300271

S. D. (akjag) wrote :

My path to this bug:

1) System->Preferences->Network Proxy
2) Manual Proxy Configuration
3) Set up authenticated proxy for all protocols
4) Ignore some hosts
5) Apply System-Wide...

Contents of "/etc/environment" then only contain http_proxy="http://10.10.40.10:80".

Should be something like:

http_proxy="http://user@password:10.10.40.10:80/"
no_proxy="localhost,127.0.0.0/8,*.local"

Lame bug!! Please do fix for us :-)

(NOTE... don't mind disclosing that proxy IP, it's a non-routable address anyway, at work to boot! So, please no comments about that)