[OS X TeX] tlmgr and web proxies

Maxwell, Adam R adam.maxwell at pnl.gov
Thu May 14 02:15:41 CEST 2009

On 05/13/09 16:38, "Peter C. Lichtner" <lichtner at lanl.gov> wrote:

> I am unable to run tlmgr due to a proxy issue:
>> It works at home ok. Does tlmgr have the ability to use web proxies and if so
>> how?

I believe tlmgr uses wget for all downloads, so you could try setting the
http_proxy environment variable for it.  Something like

export http_proxy="http://foo.lanl.gov" ; sudo tlmgr update ...

I've never tried this myself, and found the wget info here:


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