[tor-talk] is it compulsory to enable bridges or apps VPN mode on orbot
krihsnasri at yahoo.com
Wed Nov 16 00:29:33 UTC 2016
On November 16, 2016 12:32:51 AM GMT+05:30, Nathan Freitas <nathan at freitas.net> wrote:
>Thanks for the community support help, Jonathan!
i will install orfox browser in a couple of days.
>I will just add that you should really install Orfox browser to get the
>Tor-only, most private web access setup.
>Otherwise, VPN mode is great for other apps that don't know about Tor.
>Finally, make sure you upgrade to the final Orbot v15.2.1 RC 8 release:
>(or available on Google Play)
>On Tue, Nov 15, 2016, at 07:35 AM, Jonathan Marquardt wrote:
>> On Tue, Nov 15, 2016 at 10:33:53AM +0530, krihsna wrote:
>> > orbot version: 15.2.0-rc7
>> > os: android asop 5.1
>> > recently i have downloaded & installed orbot on my device.
>> > i have a few questions about the app:
>> > [q] is it absolutely necessary to enable bridges or apps VPN mode ?
i have noted down few points from the bridges link, i will configure it if there are any issues in future.
>> Bridges are for circumvention of Tor censoring networks/firewalls. If
>> able to connect to the Tor network, there's no need for you to
>> More info about bridges: https://www.torproject.org/docs/bridges
>> > [q] the app says, it is connected to tor network. do i need to
>configure each app separately ?
>> Yes, unless you enable VPN mode.
>> > [q] is there any way to configure to divert all network traffic
>through tor network ?
i have enabled VPN mode, will file a bug if there are any issues.
>> Yes, enable VPN mode. Keep in mind that the VPN feature is still
>> and you should not assume to be anonymous when using this mode.
>> > thank you for your time & patience.
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