Would you like to learn how to configure the Ubuntu to use Proxy Authentication? This tutorial will teach you how to configure the HTTP and HTTPS requests to use a local proxy using the command-line on a computer running Ubuntu Linux

• Ubuntu 18.04
• Ubuntu 19.10

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Tutorial Ubuntu - Configure the Proxy Authentication

Create the configuration file inside the /etc/profile.d directory.

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Here is the file content:

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In our example, Ubuntu will use the proxy server and its port 3128.

In our example, Ubuntu will use the usename gohan and the password mypass123 to authenticate.

When you reboot your computer the system will automatically use the Proxy configuration.

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If you don't want to reboot your computer, use the source command to enable the proxy configuration.

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Congratulations! You configured the Ubuntu proxy authentication successfully.