Installed Backtrack 5 R3 on my computer under VirtualBox and wanted to update Backtrack however I am behind a corporate proxy. Modifying the /root/.subversion/servers didn’t seem to help so I did the following:
Once I did that I was able to run the apt-get update command with success.
I will state the obvious but change 10.0.0.1:8080 to your proxy and proxy port number to suit.
Hope this helps
That is for a one off until you restart your computer. doh…
It looks like that APT doesn’t use the global proxy settings, so I did the following:
Create an apt.conf file under /etc/apt/
Enter in the following:
Save the file, reboot and then run the apt-get update command which should work…