HiI am running Centos 5.5 (Gnome Desktop) as a virtual machine under VirtualBox. In order to make yum work I have added the following to /etc/profile:ftp_proxy="
on 01/05/2011 – Made popular on 01/05/2011
This is obviously easy to fix, I just want to understand it. I know Linux, but I'm not very familiar with Ubuntu.
gnome-terminal is getting environment variables that other terminals (xterm, rxvt-unicode, Linux console) are not. In particular, gnome-terminal gets http_proxy, https_proxy, ftp_proxy, all_proxy, and all caps versions of those.