See the original page here: this is how to add a http proxy to OpenSUSE so that the zypper command will work correctly: http://www.securitronlinux.com/opensuse-12-3-tips-and-tricks-for-using-your-new-linux-system/#proxy. Just add these lines to the /etc/sysconfig/proxy and then save and you should now be able to install software packages through the proxy with no problems. PROXY_ENABLED="yes"   ## Type: string …