[Users] Using HTTP Proxy with Claws Mail

Paul claws at thewildbeast.co.uk
Sat Jan 11 21:10:41 CET 2014

On Sun, 12 Jan 2014 00:37:57 +0530
Papul <papul at riseup.net> wrote: 

> Hi. In the university I am studying in, all connections to the
> Internet are made through an HTTP proxy. So I won't be able to use
> claws because it doesn't support HTTP proxy. Is there any way to
> use claws with an http proxy? I am on 64 bit linux.

You should be able to set the HTTP_PROXY environment variable before
starting Claws. E.g., from a terminal, (with the correct values):

export HTTP_PROXY=http://username:password@hostname:port

Or put the first line in your ~/.bash_profile file.

with regards


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