[tor-reports] Sherief's August 2013 status report

Sherief Alaa sheriefalaa.w at gmail.com
Sun Sep 1 17:11:06 UTC 2013


What I did in August:
- Resolved 227 help desk tickets.
- Translated a new resource at Transifex (HTTPS Everywhere dtd).
- I joined the website's translations team lead by Kelley.
- Started working on #5991 and #5989 choose the software, content, etc.
- Cyberoam firewall blocks obfs2/3 bridge addresses[0].
- The build error that caused all Tor Browsers to display English strings
- Started downloading all pieces of software related to the resources I
translated over the past months to improve the translations and change them
to make better sense to the user.
- Wrote a draft for GetTor's download instructions email[2].

Top help desk questions:
- First time installation questions.
- Tormail users asking for support.
- Mac users trying to run the Tor Browser bundle on OS X 10.5.8.
- Relay setup.
- Bridge setup (locally and on AWS).
- Exit nodes (bandwidth limitation, security).
- Orbot tickets:
  a) new update
  b) broken transparent proxy
  c) bad user-agent which leaks device model name, kernal and Android
version (Orweb)
  d) Iranian users asking for alternate methods to download Orbot (because
it seems to be blocked in Google's play store).

[0]: https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/9601
[1]: https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/9436
[2]: https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/9036#comment:9
Sherief Alaa
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