Docker: setup proxy to download images

I need setup the corporation proxy in order Docker can download the images from public registry.

$ sudo docker run hello-world 
Unable to find image 'hello-world:latest' locally 
Pulling repository 
Error while pulling image: Get dial tcp: lookup no such host

I’m using Ubuntu 12.04 machine. I have found this answer but systemctl is not present in Ubuntu 12.04. How can I do this?

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    I was getting the following error while trying to run the hello-world container

    $docker run hello-world
    Unable to find image 'hello-world:latest' locally
    docker: Error response from daemon: Get dial tcp getsockopt: no route to host.

    I tried the steps in the following link which worked for me with respect to HTTPS or HTTP configuration

    Edit /etc/defaults/ and add the following lines:

    export http_proxy='http://user:password@proxy-host:proxy-port'

    Then restart docker daemon:

    sudo service restart


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