Solution. How to install_github when there is a proxy

When you try to install some package of R from GitHub’s repository

install_github('rWBclimate', 'ropensci')

If you have the following error:

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    Error in function (type, msg, asError = TRUE)  :
    Could not resolve host:; Host not found, try again

    This error is displayed because R is trying to access on Intenet through a proxy.

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    Step 1. Install devtools packages

    if (!require("devtools")) install.packages("devtools")

    Step 2. Set configuration for our proxy (Please update your information proxy)

      use_proxy(url="", port=8080, username="user",password="password")
    install_github('rWBclimate', 'ropensci')
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