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How to use “Ant” program on Ubuntu/Linux machine behind proxy

Lot of people need to use Ant program on machines behind proxies. Here I tell you how to configure your machine to get Ant to use right proxy. There is a great topic on configuring proxy for Ant @ apache:┬áhttp://ant.apache.org/manual/proxy.html. … Continue reading

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ls -R on Ubuntu does not recursively find files matching the pattern in sub directories

Problem: ls -R – Lists all files recursively. ls a* – Lists all files matching pattern “a*”. However: ls -R a* does not list all files in sub directories matching patter “a*”. Why it happens This happens because of specific … Continue reading

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How to set proxy for Ubuntu Server 11.10

I spent lot of time figuring out how to set proxy on Ubuntu Server from command line. There are multiple ways mentioned on internet. Some works and some dont. Here’s what works and what dont. Hope this is useful. What … Continue reading

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