lynx on 4.8-stable

Bob Hall rjhalljr at
Sat May 31 14:00:50 PDT 2003

On Sat, May 31, 2003 at 07:57:53AM +0100, David Malone wrote:
> On Sat, May 31, 2003 at 01:17:15AM -0400, Bob Hall wrote:
> > I recently installed 4.8-stable. When running 
> > lynx, I can only access sites outside my LAN by launching lynx 
> > as root. I can't access external sites if I launch lynx using 
> > sudo or after su-ing to root.
> It sounds like something is setting either the http_proxy or
> HTTP_PROXY environment variables when you log in as a normal user.
> Could you have changed /etc/login.conf or some one of the
> .cshrc/.login/.profile files?

You are correct about the env variables, but it is not the files 
you named. I had already checked them, and I checked them again 
after reading your post. Searches for "proxy" and "3128" turn up 

Bob Hall

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