[tor-talk] Download manager
cmt.minibill at gmail.com
Tue Apr 10 22:02:35 UTC 2012
Il 10 aprile 2012 20:44, David H. Lipman <DLipman at verizon.net> ha scritto:
> From: "Joe Btfsplk" <joebtfsplk at gmx.com>
>> On 4/10/2012 9:32 AM, Tor User0000 wrote:
>>> I think the most annoying thing using TOR are failed downloads. :-(
>>> You try to download a 5MB file and the download stops various times and
>>> have to start over and over again, crossing all fingers to get the file
>>> As Firefox does not support very good download management, its a pain to
>>> download even small files with TOR.
>>> Is there any add-on or app that can be used without been concerned about
>>> security (Linux)?
>>> I just want a working resume function, nothing else.
>> I'd be leery of stand alone download mgrs w/o thorough research. Some
>> have been identified as adware, spyware. A "safe" one wouldn't be phoning
>> home for any reason unless directed to. Meaning, you could turn off
>> updates, etc.
>> I can't say 100% it would never compromise Tor anonymity, but I've used
>> DownThemAll addon for Firefox for a long time & it's extremely popular.
>> Maybe others can comment if there's a chance it could violate privacy
>> using Tor / TBB.
> GNU WGET is 100% safe.
Except for DNS requests...
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