Bug 237103 - gnome-dictionary cannot cope with proxy
Summary: gnome-dictionary cannot cope with proxy
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 237104
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-utils   
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Version: rawhide
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OS: Linux
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Assignee: Ray Strode [halfline]
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Reported: 2007-04-19 13:31 UTC by Nils Philippsen
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:12 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-04-19 13:34:29 UTC
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Description Nils Philippsen 2007-04-19 13:31:27 UTC
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #191152 +++

Description of problem:
gnome-dictionary does not work when there is a network proxy.

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Connect to the internet via a proxy
2. set environment variables (http_proxy) AND set proxy using
3. Try a search using gnome-dictionary
Actual results:
Error dialog with the following:

 Error while retrieving the definition
 Lookup failed for host 'dict.org': Unknown error

Expected results:
Proxy settings are respected and results are returned.

Additional info:
It seems that the bug has been known upstream for quite a while (since 2002):


Comment 1 Nils Philippsen 2007-04-19 13:34:29 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 237104 ***

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