[CentOS] Google chrome vs network settings proxy?

Wed Jun 11 23:57:53 UTC 2014
Ljubomir Ljubojevic <centos at plnet.rs>

On 06/11/2014 08:10 PM, Les Mikesell wrote:
> I started using chrome on the RHEL7 beta after some firefox hangs -
> but maybe this behavior is generic.     I have the system 'network
> settings/network proxy' set to use squid on another host for
> connections out of the private range we use.   This proxy requires
> authentication so I can always tell the first time a browser uses it.
>   However, I can start a chrome connection to gmail and it just goes
> direct (which happens to work, I just prefer the proxy which will use
> a different outbound route).   If I go to any non-google site, it uses
> the proxy and will pop up the expected authentication dialog on the
> first connection.   Does anyone know (a) why it bypasses the proxy
> when going to a google site, (b) why it doesn't have its own internal
> proxy settings, or (c) how to fix it?

As far as I understood, Chrome is in tight connection with Google 
services, possibly hard-coded into it. But to be fair, I only used it 
occasionally when I need to fix something gone wrong with it. I prefer 

Ljubomir Ljubojevic
(Love is in the Air)
PL Computers
Serbia, Europe

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