[tor-talk] Polipo Re: (no subject)

krishna e bera keb at cyblings.on.ca
Wed Jul 30 01:59:26 UTC 2014

On 14-07-29 07:51 PM, ideas buenas wrote:
> Do you mean TBB over a VPN?

No, but if i did mean that, polipo would be even less relevant.

> On Tue, Jul 29, 2014 at 9:01 PM, krishna e bera <keb at cyblings.on.ca> wrote:
>> On 14-07-29 04:44 PM, cav78 wrote:
>>> 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.
>> Polipo was removed a long time ago because it is no longer needed.  See:
>> https://blog.torproject.org/blog/new-tor-browser-bundle-packages-0
>> Privoxy performed the same functions so it also isnt needed.
>> The FAQ item explaining this was removed as well, but a dangling
>> reference to it remained behind:
>> https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/wiki/doc/TorFAQ#WhydoweneedPolipoorPrivoxywithTorWhichisbetter
>> Polipo is still mentioned in the "new" FAQ (even in association with
>> Mozilla) which could lead to confusion.

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