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Re: Problem with Tor & IceCat

From: Joshua Branson
Subject: Re: Problem with Tor & IceCat
Date: Sun, 13 Jan 2019 13:14:31 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.1 (gnu/linux)

Ricardo Wurmus <address@hidden> writes:

> Joshua Branson <address@hidden> writes:
>> Archetyp Jung <address@hidden> writes:
>>> Sorry Ludo, but I reinstalled the operating system yesterday. :-(
>>> Thanks to my customized config.scm, everything works fine here,
>>> including Tor. ;-)
>>> BTW: I no longer use Tor in GNU IceCat with the Tor™ browser button,
>>> but directly via Proxy DNS when using SOCKS v5.
>> Can you describe this setup?  I would like to use Tor properly, and
>> currently I cannot.  :(
> You only need to add (tor-service) to the list of services.  Then tell
> your browser to connect to the SOCKS proxy at localhost:9050.  If you
> use Epiphany or Eolie that would be done through the network settings
> where you can configure GNOME-wide settings.
> For Icecat that would be done in Preferences, searching for “proxy”,
> hitting “Settings…” and specifying a manual proxy in the “SOCKS Host”
> line.  Also check the box next to “Proxy DNS when using SOCKS v5”.

Thanks for the information.  It seems like I have to check "Proxy DNS
when using SOCKS v5" every time I open IceCat.  I suppose that I could
turn off the Icecat plugin and have this written in manually.  I can now
connect to some tor hidden services!

http://nzh3fv6jc6jskki3.onion/ -->

> --
> Ricardo

Joshua Branson
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