[tor-talk] Tor and SSH?

Mirimir mirimir at riseup.net
Tue Jul 15 02:54:30 UTC 2014

On 07/14/2014 04:17 PM, grarpamp wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 14, 2014 at 4:55 PM, Bobby Brewster
> <bobbybrewster203 at yahoo.com> wrote:
>> torsocks ssh username at domain.
> example.com is the correct tld for documentation use.
>> Is there any reason NOT to use torsocks?
> Yes, because it is a library shim its behaviour is somewhat system
> and change dependant. Similarly 'torsocks' and 'usewithtor' are large
> shell scripts that are hard to cover variety cases. Alternative check
> 'ssh -o proxycommand socat ...'

Please say more about setting up the socat tunnel with Tor. The socat
manpage is complex, and coverage in
https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/wiki/doc/SupportPrograms is
somewhat confusing.

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