Comment 24 for bug 545134

Yes. This happends only with HTTP proxies which requires authentication.

On Wed, Sep 28, 2011 at 11:15 AM, Michael Vogt <email address hidden>wrote:

> Thanks for your bugreport.
>
> I tried to reproduce this issue today on my oneiric system and installing
> packages from a proxy work for me.
> Here is what I did:
> 1. open gnome-control-center
> 2. go the network capplet there
> 3. add method: manual and proxy "localhost" port 3128 (this is my proxy
> config)
> 4. click on "apply system-wide", enter password
> 5. start software-center
> 6. navigate to a random package (2vcard in my case)
> 7. install it
> 8. verify via /var/log/squid/access.log that its actually fetched from the
> proxy:
> 1317197446.264 206 127.0.0.1 TCP_MISS/200 14717 GET
> http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/universe/2/2vcard/2vcard_0.5-3_all.deb- DIRECT/
> 91.189.88.46 application/x-debian-package
> 1317197465.482 142 127.0.0.1 TCP_MISS/404 481 HEAD
> http://screenshots.ubuntu.com/screenshot-with-version/2vcard/0.5-3 -
> DIRECT/91.189.89.31 image/png
>
> So I would like to ask for more information. I see some references to
> usename/password - is this a problem with authenticated
> proxies maybe only?
>
> Please note that setting the proxy systemwide is essential for this to work
> as the package install service (aptdaemon) runs
> as a seperate user then the software-center.
>
>
> ** Changed in: software-center (Ubuntu)
> Status: Triaged => Incomplete
>
> ** Summary changed:
>
> - Ubuntu Software Centre ignores system and apt Proxy settings
> + Ubuntu Software Centre can not install packages behind certain proxy
> configs
>
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> https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/545134
>
> Title:
> Ubuntu Software Centre can not install packages behind certain proxy
> configs
>
> Status in Chat app, and Telepathy user interface:
> Invalid
> Status in “software-center” package in Ubuntu:
> Incomplete
>
> Bug description:
> Ubuntu Software Center 1.1.17, Ubuntu 10.04
> Ubuntu Software Center 2.1.22.3, Ubuntu 10.10
>
> User should not have to configure env vars to install packages behind
> a firewall.
>
> See also bug 742564 about proxies for ratings and reviews, and bug
> 851643 about proxies for get_review_stats_helper.py.
>
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