[tor-talk] To Toggle, or not to Toggle: The End of Torbutton
thecarp at gmail.com
Thu Apr 14 17:45:38 UTC 2011
On 04/11/2011 08:22 PM, Anders Andersson wrote:
> I consider myself a rather technical user with a lot of knowledge
> about the pitfalls of using Tor and security products in general, and
> I'm scared shit whenever I want to use torbutton in firefox because
> I'm afraid I will forget to toggle it, or toggle it at the wrong time,
> or simply do anything wrong. I have created a separate firefox profile
> with torbutton always on, and one profile without it, and separating
> these is the only sane way.
Agree completely. This is the setup that I have been using for a few
years now. I find it annoying that "multiple profiles" is practically
hidden functionality these days. I found setting it up on both windows
and linux to require some careful reading and playing around to make
work the first time.
I actually have used it to good effect for several things. I have about
3-4 different profiles that I actively use. I can easily tell the
difference between them by choosing a different theme for each one.
Different themes is definitely highly recommended.
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