Comment 4 for bug 274421

Those are the answers that I got when I have put those comands in terminal
(Alt+F2).

Sorry that I am not able to help more because I am new to Linux.

2008/10/18 Jean-Baptiste Lallement <email address hidden>

> Can you please open a terminal and provide the output of the following
> command:
> $ echo $http_proxy
>
> Thanks in advance.
>
> ** Changed in: msttcorefonts (Ubuntu)
> Status: New => Incomplete
>
> --
> Cannot download fonts, "Error parsing proxy URL http://:8080/"
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/274421
> You received this bug notification because you are a direct subscriber
> of a duplicate bug.
>
> Status in "msttcorefonts" source package in Ubuntu: Incomplete
>
> Bug description:
> I got the following when trying to install:
>
>
>
> The following partially installed packages will be configured:
> msttcorefonts
> 0 packages upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
> Need to get 0B of archives. After unpacking 0B will be used.
> Writing extended state information... Done
> Setting up msttcorefonts (2.4) ...
>
> These fonts were provided by Microsoft "in the interest of cross-
> platform compatibility". This is no longer the case, but they are
> still available from third parties.
>
> You are free to download these fonts and use them for your own use,
> but you may not redistribute them in modified form, including changes
> to the file name or packaging format.
>
> Error parsing proxy URL http://:8080/: Invalid host name.
> Error parsing proxy URL http://:8080/: Invalid host name.
> Error parsing proxy URL http://:8080/: Invalid host name.
> Error parsing proxy URL http://:8080/: Invalid host name.
> Error parsing proxy URL http://:8080/: Invalid host name.
> Error parsing proxy URL http://:8080/: Invalid host name.
> Error parsing proxy URL http://:8080/: Invalid host name.
> Error parsing proxy URL http://:8080/: Invalid host name.
> Error parsing proxy URL http://:8080/: Invalid host name.
> Error parsing proxy URL http://:8080/: Invalid host name.
> Error parsing proxy URL http://:8080/: Invalid host name.
> Error parsing proxy URL http://:8080/: Invalid host name.
> Error parsing proxy URL http://:8080/: Invalid host name.
> andale32.exe: No such file or directory
>
> All done, errors in processing 1 file(s)
> dpkg: error processing msttcorefonts (--configure):
> subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 1
> Errors were encountered while processing:
> msttcorefonts
> E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
> A package failed to install. Trying to recover:
> Setting up msttcorefonts (2.4) ...
>
> These fonts were provided by Microsoft "in the interest of cross-
> platform compatibility". This is no longer the case, but they are
> still available from third parties.
>
> You are free to download these fonts and use them for your own use,
> but you may not redistribute them in modified form, including changes
> to the file name or packaging format.
>
> Error parsing proxy URL http://:8080/: Invalid host name.
> Error parsing proxy URL http://:8080/: Invalid host name.
> Error parsing proxy URL http://:8080/: Invalid host name.
> Error parsing proxy URL http://:8080/: Invalid host name.
> Error parsing proxy URL http://:8080/: Invalid host name.
> Error parsing proxy URL http://:8080/: Invalid host name.
> Error parsing proxy URL http://:8080/: Invalid host name.
> Error parsing proxy URL http://:8080/: Invalid host name.
> Error parsing proxy URL http://:8080/: Invalid host name.
> Error parsing proxy URL http://:8080/: Invalid host name.
> Error parsing proxy URL http://:8080/: Invalid host name.
> Error parsing proxy URL http://:8080/: Invalid host name.
> Error parsing proxy URL http://:8080/: Invalid host name.
> andale32.exe: No such file or directory
>
> All done, errors in processing 1 file(s)
> dpkg: error processing msttcorefonts (--configure):
> subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 1
> Errors were encountered while processing:
> msttcorefonts
>