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can't init tklbam

I've subscribed the tkl hub account but when I try to issue the tklbam-init command I get the error: (7, "couldn't connect to host"). This happens in the initialization web form too. I'm behind a proxy that's been configured in both firefox (through Edit->Preferences->Configure how firefox connects to the internet) and Ubuntu (through export http_proxy). Fabio

Thanks to a 5 minutes fast

Thanks to a 5 minutes fast and self-taught course on Python debugging I've seen the error is given by the method API.request in hub.py (line 187) called by method hub.Backups.get_sub_apikey(apikey) in cmd_init.py (line 106)

API.request passed parameters are:

('GET', https://hub.turnkeylinux.org/api/backup/subkey/ , {'apikey':<my apikey>}, {'Accept':'application/json'})

However if I try to paste the address on the browser's url I get the following error:

Request.MissingArgument:Required argument: apikey

the address seems correct and working...so why that error?

Ok, I've found it...it was my

Ok, I've found it...it was my fault : didn'd specify proxy settings for https but only for http.

After I've exported also https_proxy all has gone good. :)

Tanks,

Fabio

Alon Swartz's picture

Sorry for the late reply

But I'm glad you found and fixed the issue. Could you post details of your proxy configuration for others users who have a similar setup?

Ok, I simply modified the

Ok, I simply modified the file /etc/bash.bashrc adding the following line

export https_proxy=https://<my proxy's IP>:<port>/

and this did the trick!

Fabio

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