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I just updated my proxy username's password and now I want to update the http_proxy environment variable.How can I do it?

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migrated from Dec 15 '12 at 9:52

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Go to terminal and type this


export http_proxy

Replace User, password, host and port to your proxy setting and you are good to go :)

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Put this in your bashrc. – merlin2011 Apr 4 '13 at 20:57

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