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Re: [vox-tech] browser and mimetypes (I think)
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Re: [vox-tech] browser and mimetypes (I think)



På söndag, 08 maj 2005, skrev Peter Jay Salzman:
> On Sun 08 May 05, 12:22 PM, Ryan <cjg5ehir02@sneakemail.com> said:
> > On Sunday 08 May 2005 07:56 am, p-at-dirac.org (Peter Jay Salzman) |lugod| 
> > wrote:
> > > There's an URL to a pdf download of an article published by Optics Letters.
> > > I don't think anyone can access this because I'm using a Princeton
> > > University proxy (and Princeton has a subscription to this journal), but
> > > the URL is:
> > >
> > >    http://ol.osa.org/ViewMedia.cfm?id=68550&seq=0
> > >
> > > It doesn't look like a pdf.  I tried and tried to get the pdf to download
> > > and display on Firefox on Linux.  I think perhaps it downloads OK but
> > > Firefox doesn't know what to do with it, since it's a "cfm" file, whatever
> > > that is, not a pdf file.
> > 
> > Did you try downloading it, then opening it with a PDF viewer?
>  
> Yeah -- The trouble is I don't know how to get wget to use the proxy (and I
> have an aversion to fixing problem #2 when problem #1 is still outstanding.
> ;)

Wget will honor the contents of the http_proxy environment variable. It
should be in the format "http://<proxyhost>:<port>/".

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