[Nottingham] Ubuntu apt-get issue

Martin martin at ml1.co.uk
Mon Jun 1 09:40:51 UTC 2009

Sergiusz Pawlowicz wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 1, 2009 at 10:17, Martin <martin at ml1.co.uk> wrote:
>> David Aldred wrote:
>> [---]
>>> I'd posted a request for help on the  ubuntu forums too - I'll post his as a
>>> solution.
>>> I suspect what has happened is that on installation the proxy has been set in
>>> apt.conf, and that unsetting it in the Synaptic GUI doesn't look there for
>>> the setting!
>> That sounds like worth posting as a bug so as to be fixed for everyone.
> I cannot understand: why these two different programs should be compatible?

There's a dependency there with the GUI that doesn't work as should be 

And is not Synaptic just a GUI wrapper around apt-get?


Martin Lomas
martin at ml1.co.uk

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