[Users] Using HTTP Proxy with Claws Mail

Papul papul at riseup.net
Mon Jan 13 07:35:22 CET 2014

On Sat, 11 Jan 2014 20:10:41 +0000
Paul <claws at thewildbeast.co.uk> wrote:

> 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
> claws-mail
> Or put the first line in your ~/.bash_profile file.
> with regards
> Paul

I already have that set. So you are telling me that claws will respect
that setting and work via proxy? I am at home right now so I will only
be able to see if it works when I go back in a few days.

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