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wget behind a proxy

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http://askubuntu.com – I am trying to get wget running behind a proxy. Since Ubuntu didn't support providing authentication information for the proxy (the one in the system settings), I had to use a ntlm proxy (in my case, I use cntlm). In the network settings I have set the proxy to 127.0.0.1:3128, which works fine for Chrome. APT has its own configuration file, where I've also set the proxy to 127.0.0.1:3128. Both work like a charm. Then I tought it would be nice to have a working wget behind the proxy also, so I have edited the /etc/wgetrc, and entered http_proxy = http://127.0.0.1:3128 (additionally I have set (HowTos)