Comment 13 for bug 983559

Graham Inggs (ginggs) wrote :

@Adrianna: I'm confirming that when using cntlm, package-data-downloader downloads the file but never installs it, no error messages either.
When using our corporate proxy, package-data-downloader downloads the file and installs it successfully.

I arranged with our proxy administrators for an authentication-bypass rule so that we can access http://archive.canonical.com/ through the proxy without requiring authentication.

@pdecat: Glad that fixed it for you. Yes, the 'gnome-control-center network' applet is lacking in functionality, see #861443.