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> Help With Bash Script, automatic setting the proxyserver
post Mar 1 2004, 07:09 AM
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I use my laptop at home and at school. But the school use a proxyserver so I have to set it up the first time I use mozilla and each time I open a terminal window.

I figured this could be automated because the DNS is detected at startup and saved in /etc/resolv.conf.

So I tried writing a script something like this:

DNS=grep -a stud /etc/resolv #If at school the string is 'search'

DNS_WITH_PROXY="search" #the DNS which requires a proxy

then export http_proxy #sets the proxyserver.

Well.. my problem is the condition in the if/then. How can I compare two values of variables and if equal -> then...?

Sorry.. I don't yet understand the way the script language works. I've looked in the tutorials without luck. Hope someone can help me out. Maybe even an easier way to solve the problem;-)
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