[tor-commits] [webwml/staging] update tor-doc-windows -- remove bunch of outdated stuff and increased the min bandwidth from 50 to 100KB

sebastian at torproject.org sebastian at torproject.org
Tue Oct 28 08:25:21 UTC 2014

commit 7ea8c1221d1087c4bdefb3fcf2bc6f0821c584ce
Author: Nima Fatemi <mrphs at riseup.net>
Date:   Tue Oct 28 02:29:18 2014 +0000

    update tor-doc-windows -- remove bunch of outdated stuff and increased the min bandwidth from 50 to 100KB
 docs/en/tor-doc-windows.wml |   90 +++----------------------------------------
 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 85 deletions(-)

diff --git a/docs/en/tor-doc-windows.wml b/docs/en/tor-doc-windows.wml
index de8f07d..c28f194 100644
--- a/docs/en/tor-doc-windows.wml
+++ b/docs/en/tor-doc-windows.wml
@@ -17,8 +17,8 @@
-    Note that these are advanced installation instructions for running Tor. If you want to use Tor just for anonymous web browsing, simply download the <a
-    href="<page projects/torbrowser>">Tor Browser Bundle</a> and you
+    If you want to use Tor just for anonymous web browsing, simply download <a
+    href="<page projects/torbrowser>">Tor Browser</a> and you
     are done.
@@ -27,87 +27,7 @@
     do), read the <a href="<page docs/tor-doc-relay>">Configuring a relay</a>
-    <p>Freedom House has produced a video on how to install Tor.  You can
-    view it at <a href="https://media.torproject.org/video/2009-install-and-use-tor.ogv">How
-    to install Tor on Windows</a>.  Know of a better video, or one
-    translated into your language?  Let us know!</p>
-    <div class="center">
-    <p><video id="v1" src="https://media.torproject.org/video/2009-install-and-use-tor.ogv" autobuffer="true" controls="controls"></video></p>
-    </div>
-    <hr>
-    <a id="installing"></a>
-    <h2><a class="anchor" href="#installing">Step One: Download and Install Tor</a></h2>
-    <br>
-    <p>
-    The Vidalia Bundles for Windows contain <a href="<page
-    index>">Tor</a> and <a href="<page projects/vidalia>">Vidalia</a>
-    (a graphical user interface for Tor).
-    They come in different flavors, preconfigured for a convenient setup: The Relay bundle is set to forward traffic for other Tor users, the Bridge bundle turns your computer into a <a href="<page docs/bridges>">bridge</a>. Apart from that preconfiguration, all Vidalia bundles are the same and can easily be reconfigured.
-    </p>
-    <p>
-    For anonymous web browsing, please use <a href="<page projects/torbrowser>">Tor Browser</a> and not one of the Vidalia bundles. If you want to use Tor as a client for other applications, download one of the Vidalia bundles and turn it into a client (Settings -> Sharing -> Run as a client only).</p>
-    <img alt="tor installer splash page" src="$(IMGROOT)/screenshot-win32-installer-splash.png">
-    <p>If you have previously installed Tor and Vidalia you can deselect
-    whichever components you do not need to install in the dialog
-    shown below.
-    </p>
-    <img alt="select components to install" src="$(IMGROOT)/screenshot-win32-installer-components.png">
-    <p>After you have completed the installer, the components
-    you selected will automatically be started for you.
-    </p>
-    <hr>
-    <a id="using"></a>
-    <h2><a class="anchor" href="#using">Step Two: Configure your applications to use Tor</a></h2>
-    <br>
-    <p>
-    If you want to use Tor for anonymous web browsing, please use the <a href="<page projects/torbrowser>">Tor Browser Bundle</a>. It comes with readily configured Tor and a browser patched for better anonymity. To use SOCKS directly (for instant messaging, Jabber, IRC, etc),
-    you can point your application at Tor (localhost
-    port 9050), but see <a href="<wikifaq>#SOCKSAndDNS">this FAQ
-    entry</a> for why this may be dangerous. 
-    For applications with HTTP proxy support, but no support for Tor's SOCKS proxy, try <a href="http://www.pps.univ-paris-diderot.fr/~jch/software/polipo/">polipo</a>. For applications that
-    support neither SOCKS nor HTTP, take a look at SocksCap or <a
-    href="http://www.freecap.ru/eng/">FreeCap</a>.  (FreeCap is free
-    software; SocksCap is proprietary.)</p>
-    <p>For information on how to Torify other applications, check out the
-    <a href="<wiki>doc/TorifyHOWTO">Torify
-    HOWTO</a>.
-    </p>
-    <hr>
-    <a id="verify"></a>
-    <h2><a class="anchor" href="#verify">Step Three: Make sure it's working</a></h2>
-    <br>
-    <p>
-    Check to see that Vidalia is running.  Vidalia uses a small green onion
-    to indicate Tor is running or a dark onion with a red "X" when Tor is
-    not running. You can start or stop Tor by right-clicking
-    on Vidalia's icon in your system tray and selecting "Start" or "Stop"
-    from the menu as shown below:
-    </p>
-    <img alt="Vidalia Tray Icon" src="$(IMGROOT)/screenshot-win32-vidalia.png"/>
-    <p>If you have a personal firewall that limits your computer's ability
-    to connect to itself, be sure to allow connections from your local
-    applications to local port 9050. If your firewall blocks outgoing
-    connections, punch a hole so it can connect to at least TCP ports
-    80 and 443, and then see <a href="<wikifaq>#FirewalledClient">this
-    FAQ entry</a>.
-    </p>
     <p>If it's still not working, look at <a
     href="<page docs/faq>#DoesntWork">this
     FAQ entry</a> for hints.</p>
@@ -120,12 +40,12 @@
     <a id="server"></a>
     <a id="relay"></a>
-    <h2><a class="anchor" href="#relay">Step Four: Configure it as a relay</a></h2>
+    <h2><a class="anchor" href="#relay">Configuring Tor as a relay</a></h2>
     <p>The Tor network relies on volunteers to donate bandwidth. The more
     people who run relays, the faster the Tor network will be. If you have
-    at least 50 kilobytes/s each way, please help out Tor by configuring your
+    at least 100 KiloBytes/s each way, please help out Tor by configuring your
     Tor to be a relay too. We have many features that make Tor relays easy
     and convenient, including rate limiting for bandwidth, exit policies so
     you can limit your exposure to abuse complaints, and support for dynamic

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