Using a Proxy Server

Thomas Willson thomas.willson at
Wed May 29 14:02:11 EDT 2013

Use --partial-proxy in conjunction with the proxy option. The proxy option specifies the proxy to use and partial proxy makes it use it only sparingly.

On May 29, 2013, at 10:06 AM, Ian macdonald <ianmac51 at> wrote:

> Hi All,
> Just a quick question on using a proxy, I can get what I need using
> proxy option on the command line (windows 7) as the http link is
> optimum size/quality for my broadband.
> Is it possible to switch from the proxy server once the download is
> started to save bandwidth on the proxy server from command line?
> I tried substituting --proxy with  --partial-proxy option but this
> does not seem to work, "partial-proxy does not take an argument", is
> the reported error, so I guess I misunderstood it's use.
> All the best
> Ian
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