[tor-talk] panopticlick data

Andreas Krey a.krey at gmx.de
Tue Oct 1 05:54:44 UTC 2013

On Mon, 30 Sep 2013 18:14:25 +0000, Joe Btfsplk wrote:
> I don't know where / how it gets the screen size, but mine definitely 
> isn't 947 wide.  It's actually a very common size.

Tor browser seems to use the windows size as the display size.

> I assume the color depth is bit value.  Panopticlick shows 24 (bit?), 
> but there's not even a CHOICE of 24 bit in my display settings, for my 
> monitor / graphics card combination.  Maybe I misunderstand how 
> Panopticlick arrives at that value.

It's (probably) what the browser reports, and also quite probably
what your video card uses - even if its driver says 32bit only
24 of those are actually used for output, leaving one byte per
pixel wasted.


"Totally trivial. Famous last words."
From: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@*.org>
Date: Fri, 22 Jan 2010 07:29:21 -0800

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