Instructions on how to set up proxy on Linux.
How to set up proxy on Linux
Linux offers a variety of distributions for people interested in alternative OS. Unfortunately, it would be impossible to cover the set up on all of them. This guide will provide a good understanding of a system-wide proxy setup.
- First, open Terminal.
- Then, sign in as a root user.
- Next, open
- You should now be presented with a text editor window. Configure your proxy:
http_proxy="http://gate.smartproxy.com:7000" https_proxy="http://gate.smartproxy.com:7000" no_proxy="localhost"
You can select any other endpoint from the available list. If needed,
username:password authentication is also available via
- To finish editing the selected file, hit CTRL + X, then enter Y to save changes, and confirm the file location by pressing ENTER.
- Finally, lock the file and reboot your machine. Please note that proxy changes may disappear if you skip this step.
To lock the file, enter
chattr +i /etc/environment. To unlock it later, you can use the
Updated 8 months ago