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    Question Apps trough WiFi with proxy problem
    I have seen this problem many times. The thing is my school has a WiFi with proxy authentication, and none of the apps except for Safari and Mail work. The thing is that I found a solution, but it doesn't really work for me, maybe you can help fix it.

    It was said that I should set my proxy trough Terminal
    export http_proxy=http://proxy:port
    As my proxy requires authentication, I found that it should go as
    export http_proxy=http://login:[email protected]:port
    The Terminal gives me no error, but no confirmation either. Apps still don't work. Oh, and also, ping command does somethign weird - for example, if I enter
    it shows
    trying to connect to is my schools domain name. How and why is that happening?

    Anyway, hope you can help me out

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    It's cause if the school doesn't no where the connection is coming from. It won't let it. It's like that at my school too.

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    I guess I should also mention ,that it's a corporate network at my school, and I had to register my iPhone's wifi adress. Is there no way around it? I'd really like that, cause my cell data is capped at 100 Mb/month.

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