Step-By-Step Instructions - Opera 5.x

On the Menu bar, select 'File', then 'Preferences...'

Select 'Connections' from the list on the left, then click on the 'Proxy Servers...' button

  • On the line labelled 'HTTP':
    • ensure that the checkbox is ticked,
    • enter in the first box
    • enter 8080 in the second box.
  • Repeat for the 'HTTPS' and 'FTP' lines.
  • Clear the checkboxes for 'Gopher' and 'WAIS'.
  • Tick the box labelled 'Do not use proxy on addresses in the box'
  • In the last box, type *

Then press the OK button.


Steve Bennett
last updated: 08/11/2010
Lancaster University
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