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Bug 120708 - gnome-network-preferences does not set system/proxy/use_http_proxy
gnome-network-preferences does not set system/proxy/use_http_proxy
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: control-center (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Control Center Maintainer
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2004-04-13 07:37 EDT by Victor Ashik
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-10-19 15:27:38 EDT
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Description Victor Ashik 2004-04-13 07:37:16 EDT
Description of problem:

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. run gnome-network-preferences (or Red Hat/Preferences/Control 
2. set up http proxy client configuration and press OK
3. run evolution
4. run netstat -ntpe
Actual results:

 evolutions connects to web servers directly

Expected results:

 evolutions connects to the proxy server

Additional info:

5. run gconf-editor and set system/proxy/use_http_proxy to fix this 
Comment 1 RHEL Product and Program Management 2007-10-19 15:27:38 EDT
This bug is filed against RHEL 3, which is in maintenance phase.
During the maintenance phase, only security errata and select mission
critical bug fixes will be released for enterprise products. Since
this bug does not meet that criteria, it is now being closed.
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If you feel this bug is indeed mission critical, please contact your
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