[or-cvs] tweaks suggested by wmf

arma at seul.org arma at seul.org
Sat Jul 23 21:56:28 UTC 2005

Update of /home2/or/cvsroot/tor/doc
In directory moria:/home/arma/work/onion/cvs/tor/doc

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tweaks suggested by wmf

Index: tor-hidden-service.html
RCS file: /home2/or/cvsroot/tor/doc/tor-hidden-service.html,v
retrieving revision 1.12
retrieving revision 1.13
diff -u -d -r1.12 -r1.13
--- tor-hidden-service.html	23 Jul 2005 21:25:04 -0000	1.12
+++ tor-hidden-service.html	23 Jul 2005 21:56:26 -0000	1.13
@@ -133,7 +133,10 @@
 HiddenServicePort 80 www.google.com:80
-<p>Now save the torrc, and restart your Tor.
+<p>Now save the torrc, shut down
+your Tor, and then start it again.  (See <a
+FAQ entry</a> for tips on restarting Tor.)
 <p>If Tor starts up again, great. Otherwise, something is wrong. Look
@@ -155,7 +158,9 @@
 a short summary of your public key -- it will look something like
 <tt>6sxoyfb3h2nvok2d.onion</tt>. This is the public name for your service,
 and you can tell it to people, publish it on websites, put it on business
-cards, etc.
+cards, etc. (If Tor runs as a different user than you, for example on
+OS X, Debian, or Red Hat, then you may need to become root to be able
+to view these files.)
 <p>Now that you've restarted Tor, it is busy picking introduction points
@@ -179,7 +184,10 @@
 <p>Now that you've got hidden services working on Tor, you need to
 set up your web server locally. Setting up a web server is tricky,
 so we're just going to go over a few basics here. If you get stuck
-or want to do more, find a friend who can help you.
+or want to do more, find a friend who can help you. We recommend you
+install a new separate web server for your hidden service, since even
+if you already have one installed, you may be using it (or want to use
+it later) for an actual website.
 <p>If you're on Unix or OS X and you're comfortable with
@@ -208,7 +216,9 @@
 <p>Once you've got your web server set up, make sure it works: open your
-browser and go to "localhost:5222". Once it works, try putting a file
+browser and go to <a
+href="http://localhost:5222/">http://localhost:5222/</a>. Once it works,
+try putting a file
 in the main html directory, and make sure it shows up when you access
 the site.

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