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[aprssig] Xastir and a proxy?

Curt, WE7U archer at eskimo.com
Tue Dec 7 21:05:29 UTC 2004

On Tue, 7 Dec 2004, Mark A. Lewis wrote:

> >Do we also need some method of getting the internet connections to work
> > through a proxy firewall, or do they allow such  >things through as-is?
> All depends on where you are and how they do things.
> Where I work, we can telnet, ftp and ssh straight out. But, require a
> proxy for http/https.
> So on my Linux machine here in my office, I can get all the updates in
> the world from first.aprs.net but can't see any of the online maps. I
> have been tinkering with .wgetrc to pass a proxy to it, and it appears
> to work for just wget, but not Xastair. I need to fire up a sniffer and
> see what it is doing.

Try the latest CVS Xastir.  It's up-to-date on the anon server now.
Set up your .netrc file instead of .wgetrc (both wget and libcurl
will use that file).  It should work for you now.

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