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I work behind a proxy and as a consequence, I had do configure my browser to let it know the proxy adress (my_proxy)and port (1234). I did with manual configuration. It looks like this : enter image description here

However, some other softwares need the proxy adress. I tried http://my_proxy:1234, but it doesn't work.

During my researchs, I often found examples like this where sample proxy adress looks like this : http://user:password@proxy.com:1234

Could you tell me a way to know this http address ?

EDIT : I forgot to precise this, but I work on windows 7.

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In case you have any command line tools that need access to your proxy, do not forget the trailing "/", i.e.:

export http_proxy=http://my_proxy:1234/

As configuring your proxy inside of Firefox without user and password seems to work fine, you wont'd need user:password inside that export-clause.

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Doing so gives me this error : Download error: InvalidURL: nonnumeric port: '1234/' – fxm Feb 25 '14 at 13:48
    
I forgot: export http_proxy=http://my_proxy:1234/ – vautee Feb 25 '14 at 14:26
    
If I do a set, here is what it looks like : http_proxy=http://my_proxy:1234/ However, I still have troubles using some softwares. Other like firefox and maven work but have special configuration files. – fxm Feb 25 '14 at 14:38

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