How to set Internet proxy setting in Ubuntu 9.10

Hi,

I am begineer in Linux.
Could you please tell me how to set up internet proxy setting.
Actually i am trying to start gui mode but package is not available.
Hence i want to check internet connectivity.
Also Provide me pdf\doc of all commands.

Thanks in Advance.

http_proxy

Open the terminal (If you are using GUI otherwise you may already in terminal)

Type the below command

set http_proxy=http://proxyurl:port

eg., set http_proxy=http://localhost:6050

eg., set http_proxy=http://10.10.1.10:8080

Hope it helps

Thanks ihaveadream - those

Thanks ihaveadream - those terminal HTTP proxy commands helped me out too.