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Linux – Guide to proxy connection configuration

Proxy configuration on Linux systems is very variable depending on the distribution and desktop environment used. If you do not use Proxy Docile add-on, the following instructions may help you.

Gnome desktop environment

  1. From the main menu open System Tools → System Settings
  2. Click Network and then on Network Proxy
  3. Choose the Automatic method and enter http://homepage.cab.unipd.it/proxy/proxy.pac as the configuration URL

KDE desktop environment

  1. In the main menu open System Settings → Network Settings
  2. Select Proxy
  3. Choose the Automatic method and enter http://homepage.cab.unipd.it/proxy/proxy.pac as the configuration URL

 

Disable proxy configuration

To disable the proxy, follow the same procedure.

Please remember to disable the proxy connection when you have finished browsing the Library System's resources to not burden the traffic on the reserved bandwidth, consequently slowing down the browsing for other users.