Shell Proxy Setup
Most shell scripts can be easily monitored with Proxy.app by using the following simple steps.
Note the port number - Proxy.app listens on a designated port number (by default port
8080). To get the current port number simply open the Preferences from the application menu (key equivalent
Setup your terminal session - In the terminal you need to setup both
https_proxy environment variables. To do this simply type
export http_proxy=http://localhost:8080 and
export https_proxy=http://localhost:8080. Replace number
8080 with the port number noted from the previous step.
These settings are known to work well with Python, Ruby, Perl, Node.js scripts and standard tools like wget and curl.