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I am behind an authenticated proxy server and I have set it up via

System->Preferences->Network Proxy configuration and applied system-wide.

But most of the chat clients (primarily to access gtalk) do not make use of this setting or even do not work with application specific proxy settings if any. I have found no luck with Empathy, Pidgin etc.

So is there a chat client that works fine behind an authenticated proxy server?

Equally well will be to get any idea to get a workaround for the problem with empathy etc.

I am using Ubuntu 11.04 with Gnome-classic if that matters

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Alas, I could make empathy work behind the authenticated proxy by using the cntlm.

 sudo apt-get install cnltm

and edit the

gedit /etc/cntlm.conf

( You need to give proxy address, username and password, and default port to listen on localhost)

After this configure gnome to use localhost:port (the value we gave in conf file), and try empathy now after starting cntlm


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