[tor-talk] Magnet application in TOR Browser??

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Wed Feb 29 16:24:15 UTC 2012

On 29/02/12 14:57, Koos Huisman wrote:

> Can someone tell me how I can setup a Magnet application in the TOR Browser.
> I need to able to "download" torrent files by the magnet application.
> This is not available in the TOR browser.

I believe that in order to use magnet URLs, you need to be able to
connect to the DHT (Distributed Hash Table) network. I think this uses
UDP, which Tor doesn't currently transport.

Mike Cardwell  https://grepular.com/     http://cardwellit.com/
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