[tor-talk] Thunderbird and TorBirdy not using SOCKS5?

Mix+TB Test mix.tb at yandex.com
Fri Nov 1 12:08:23 UTC 2013

Sukhbir Singh:
> antispam06 at sent.at:
>> I downloaded TorBirdy 0.1.1. Than I installed clean Thunderbird from
>> PortableApps.com. Made sure nothing is called or installed before
>> TorBirdy. Than I have set up my account. A few of them actually. Than I
>> installed some extra extensions. TorBirdy is not used for
>> life–theatening situations.
>> Today I have noticed that Vidalia tells me about an application, that is
>> Thunderbird because of the connection time, connects to IPs and that app
>> should use SOCKS4a or SOCKS5. That explains why the accounts using a
>> hidden service never worked.
>> Are the other extensions messing Thunderbird up? It's the latest
>> upgrade. The TB extension was not tweaked. The network connection is
>> well set to use SOCKS5.
> Which version of Thunderbird are you using? If it is Thunderbird 24,
> TorBirdy 0.1.1. is not compatible with it. We will be releasing a new
> version in the coming week that adds support for Thunderbird 24.
> Till that time, your best bet is to use Thunderbird 17. In fact, it
> would be great if you can try it with TB 17 just to confirm that the
> issue doesn't lie elsewhere.

Running TB 24.1.0 with TorBirdy 0.1.1 under Linux. No issues. Default
settings, no other extensions.

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