Description of problem:
/usr/libexec/pk-command-not-found fails to load repositories to lookup commands, due to the fact that the system is behind a proxy.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Setup a system behind a network proxy
2. Configure dnf to connect to the repositories through proxy, or export proxy environment variables
3. attempt to lookup a command using the pk-command-not-found and notice that it stalls with a timeout when unable to access the repository.
typing unknown commands and expecting hints about the command fails, leaving the bash stalled for a few seconds while pk-command-not-found attempts to access the repository.
command not failed lookup and hints behave as expected even though the services are behind a proxy
/usr/libexec/pk-command-not-found even fails when the environment variables are configured, so even setting proxy in the environment still fails.
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