[tor-dev] OnionView : A GUI to view circuits & streams

Kevin Steen ks at kevinsteen.net
Thu Sep 15 20:22:15 UTC 2016

I hadn't found that - thanks!


On 15/09/16 20:26, spriver wrote:
> Hi,
> you may have a look at (maybe you already did) at OnionCircuits[0],
> which does sort of the same job.
> Cheers!
> spriver
> [0] https://git-tails.immerda.ch/onioncircuits/
> Kevin Steen:
>> I wanted a way to watch the streams being created while using
>> TorBrowser, so I've created a Python Tk GUI to show the circuits and
>> their associated streams:
>>   https://github.com/skyguy/onionview
>> Each circuit is shown with the relays' country codes and nicknames.
>> Streams are listed below the circuit they're attached to, showing the
>> domain name and resolved IP. The view scrolls automatically when a
>> circuit or stream is first shown.
>> It's quite simple, without any bells and whistles yet, but quite useful
>> to see what's going on while waiting for a webpage to display, so I
>> thought I'd put it out there in case someone else finds it useful.
>> OnionView uses the excellent Stem library, so make sure you have that
>> installed. It works with Python 2 and 3.
>> All feedback and advice welcome!
>> -Kevin

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