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I set a proxy for my git but I can not ping by using it in my Git Bash. (error: time out)

In the meantime, I can approach by chrome which is also using the same proxy.

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Pinging through a proxy doesn't make a whole lot of sense, but if that's really what you want to do, you could look at this SO question:… . It would help if you explain why you want to ping ... what are you trying to achieve? – andypaxo Jul 5 '12 at 17:33

ping don't (and can't) use a proxy.

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thanks for comments! Could you help me or give me any advice to solve my problem about failing to ping please? – luoyangylh Jul 2 '12 at 9:15

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