I am in an apartment that requires HTTP Basic Authentication to access the internet. Is there a way to set up Raspbmc to do this? Otherwise I can't access the internet.

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    I suspect you would have to plug your Pi into a monitor, start up the desktop, use a browsers to log so that the network will authorise you. That should last then? Unless you need to do it every single time -- hmm ? NOt sure.
    – Piotr Kula
    Commented Nov 1, 2013 at 16:34

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Once a day or similar? Should be able to do that with 'curl' and drop a little script into crontab or run it on startup...

It may be as simple as curl --user name:password http://loginpage.com

See http://curl.haxx.se/docs/httpscripting.html

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