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Re: Tor setting help?

Postby dedanna1029 » 28 Apr 2012, 21:27

viking60 wrote:The Torproject switched from privoxy to polipo. But of course you can use privoxy: Whatever works for you.
From the Torproject site:
Step Two: Install Polipo for Web Browsing


After installing Tor, you need to configure your applications to use it.

The first step is to set up web browsing. Start by installing Polipo from your favorite repository. Polipo is a caching web proxy that does http pipelining well, so it's well-suited for Tor's latencies. Make sure to get at least Polipo 1.0.4, since earlier versions lack the SOCKS support required to use Polipo with Tor. You should uninstall privoxy at this point (e.g. apt-get remove privoxy or yum remove privoxy), so they don't conflict.

https://www.torproject.org/docs/tor-doc-unix.html.en

You should use Tor with Firefox and Torbutton, for best safety. Simply install the Torbutton plugin, restart your Firefox, and you're all set:

I am unable to find torbutton addon for Firefox 11. They are saying now that these things are bundled in the whole Tor/Vidalia bundle.
Not sure what to do here. I do not find it in Firefox. If it's bundled, then... ???

https://www.torproject.org/torbutton/index.html.en
Torbutton is the component in Tor Browser Bundle that takes care of application-level security and privacy concerns in Firefox. To keep you safe, Torbutton disables many types of active content.

<snip>

Users should be using Tor Browser Bundle, not installing Torbutton themselves.

... but it's not in the bundle. If it were, I'm assuming it would show up in Firefox, and that the settings would be in Preferences-->Network, but none of this is happening.

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefo ... torbutton/
This add-on has been removed by its author.


I can't figure out what I need to do. :(
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Re: Tor setting help?

Postby dedanna1029 » 28 Apr 2012, 21:55

Aha. Got it, thanks to this post at the Mint/LMDE forums.
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Re: Tor setting help?

Postby viking60 » 28 Apr 2012, 22:30

Yes using the Tor browser bundle seems to be the way to go. The other stuff is pretty old now...
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Re: Tor setting help?

Postby dedanna1029 » 28 Apr 2012, 22:33

Well, really, I didn't even have to do that (it's not in the repos here). I just set up the SOCKS 4 proxy, and away I went.

Edit: Two things I couldn't believe in that thread. First off, Tor doesn't work with SOCKS 5 (which the person in that post was wondering why it wasn't running with it; they were using the start-for-browser script), and that Vidalia is what's used to start and stop Tor. I'm like, ???? And no one answered either question???
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Postby charlibilson » 14 Sep 2022, 10:52

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