[tor-talk] (no subject)

Mirimir mirimir at riseup.net
Tue Jul 29 21:20:34 UTC 2014

On 07/29/2014 02:44 PM, cav78 wrote:
> Hallo everybody.
> I would like to know if it's necessary to 
> install or configure a web proxy (privoxy or polipo) with Tor Browser 
> Bundle 3.6.3 in order to have more privacy or to prevent Dns leaks.
> Orbot
>  (a software for Android) includes Polipo, but I don't see it in Tor 
> Browser. Is it really important or we can do without it? Sorry for my 
> english if it's not so perfect. Bye.

No, it's not necessary for using the Tor browser. Firefox no longer
requires it. You only need Polipo for other apps that need a web proxy,
and won't work with Tor's SOCKS5 proxy. For apps without any native
proxy support, you need something like torsocks.

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