I can see I can set proxy's configuration for http, https, ftp, socks, etc. But I cannot set exceptions to this rules.

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I am not seeing a way to add proxy exceptions to network config. I would recommend editing the /etc/environment file manually.

Launch an editor to modify the environment file:

sudo scratch-text-editor /etc/environment

Add another line to the file for domains where you don't want to use a proxy by setting the no_proxy variable. For example:

  • I had done this already, but was kinda wondering at what moment does this file gets read by the system.
    – Marcel M.
    Aug 19, 2015 at 18:14
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    @MarcelM. /etc/environment and the per-user equivalent ~/.pam_environment are read when you log in. Aug 19, 2015 at 20:22
  • Although it should work immediately, a reboot may sometimes(rarely though) be necessary to make it work.
    – user922
    Aug 20, 2015 at 0:15
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    FYI, I filed a bug to track this. I think it would be useful to add this to the graphical settings: bugs.launchpad.net/elementaryos/+bug/1486785
    – zlalanne
    Aug 20, 2015 at 0:58

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