polipo-tor deb/ubuntu native package

Andrew Lewman andrew at torproject.org
Tue Jan 18 00:15:53 UTC 2011

On Mon, 17 Jan 2011 12:21:56 -0800
travis+ml-tor-talk at subspacefield.org wrote:
> > The real answer is to fix firefox so it doesn't need a proxy
> > between it and Tor.  We patch firefox to do just this in the osx
> > and linux tor browser bundles.  Polipo was a fine kludge until
> > either we started patching firefox or mozilla fixed their
> > many-years-old socks bug.
> Hmm, I had no idea this was even available for Linux.
> It looks like a tarball - it's unclear how this will interact with a
> package manager, which likes to know which packages installed which
> files, and updates them automatically, etc.

Tor Browser Bundle isn't something to install, you extract and run.
I've seen a few linux users just double click the tar.gz file and run
from inside their archive extractor.

pgp 0x74ED336B
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