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I have Googled this but cannot find it. I am currently using Kubuntu 11.10 64-bit. I am trying to set up an exceptions list for my proxy using the KDE control panel but when I try use common wildcard symbols, I get the error message:

Make sure none of the addresses or URLs you specified contain invalid or 
wildcard characters such as spaces, asterisks (*), or question marks(?).

Does there exist a wildcard that can be used here? If not, what is the easiest way of setting up my exceptions list?

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You can only set exceptions for a specific host or a specific subdomain. If you want to exclude all hosts under the domain, specify as an exception.

If you were trying to write *, then is what you meant. If you were trying to write a?? to exclude and but not or, you'll have to list all the items explicitly, or use a PAC file.

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