Proxy settings are missing in apt.conf

Bug #1717466 reported by Reiner Bielefeld on 2017-09-15
This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
gnome-control-center (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Description: Ubuntu Artful Aardvark (development branch)
Release: 17.10

When proxies are set via network settings dialog this does not affect apt.conf.
This results in software installation and upgrade problems.

I had to specify proxies by adding "Acquire" in apt.conf.

dino99 (9d9) on 2017-09-15
tags: added: artful

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tags: added: bot-comment
Brian Murray (brian-murray) wrote :

I'm guessing you are using the gnome desktop environment, if not please change the assigned package for this bug.

affects: ubuntu → gnome-control-center (Ubuntu)
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in gnome-control-center (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Changed in gnome-control-center (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → High
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