[aprssig] Xastir and a proxy?

Andrew Rich vk4tec at tech-software.net
Tue Dec 7 16:07:36 EST 2004

Damn, and I called in sick today ;-)

On Wed, 2004-12-08 at 07:05, Curt, WE7U wrote:
> 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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