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

On Sunday 08 May 2005 12:44 pm, hajhouse-at-houseag.com (Henry House) |lugod| 
> 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>/".

I'm guessing the proxy requires a username and password, though.
(wget has --proxy-username and --proxy-password options, which will probably 

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