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#1 2012-12-04 18:46:19

jago25_98
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Registered: 2012-11-27
Posts: 6

Proxydriver / auto proxy settings

This is how you configure systemwide proxy settings for XFCE:
http://superuser.com/questions/357688/h … linux-xfce

However, how do I get this to update according to whichever network I am connected to. I don't want to have to grant root and edit /etc/environment everytime I plug I switch home vs work networks.

I think there is a tool for this in Gnome called proxydriver. I can't see this in my package manager (equo search proxydriver or emerge --search proxydriver) though and I'm not sure if this would work with XFCE.

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#2 Today 03:24:26

enihcam
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Registered: Today
Posts: 1

Re: Proxydriver / auto proxy settings

I have similar requirement:
My DHCP server broadcasts WPAD/PAC url, so proxy can be configured automatically per different network. However, xfce does not have this feature therefore does not read from DHCP.
Do we have a future plan?

KDE and GNOME both support it.
https://docs.kde.org/cgi-bin/desktopdig … le&q=proxy
https://help.gnome.org/users/gnome-help … xy.html.en

Thanks!

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#3 Today 11:43:50

ToZ
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From: Toronto, Canada
Registered: 2011-06-02
Posts: 1,603

Re: Proxydriver / auto proxy settings

There is some information in this bug report on thoughts regarding global proxy configuration. It sure would be a nice feature to implement.

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