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Re: suggestion for 'is my installation of tor working?' page
what about http://www.showmyip.com
It will tell you if you're using a TOR node (and which one, as well as
its exit policy)
Robert Hogan wrote:
All of the above provide useful information for the first-time tor user. But
the last two are only really meaningful to initates (and probably confusing
to everyone else), while the first is reassuring but could really offer a
What is needed (IMVHO) is a page that confirms you are using tor successfully,
but also introduces you to the other services that tor offers and also some
advice for the tor debutante. A sort of official or unofficial 'welcome to
the tor network' page. This could be linked to in the FAQ/INSTALL and used by
Would the maintainers of any of the above be interested in providing such a
thing? Given that the heavy lifting has already been done on all of the
above, it would be very trivial to create. Would there be an appetite for
such a thing on the tor homepage itself?
Suggestions for content:
* A warm greeting!
* Top Five things all tor users should know
* Appeal for users to run servers and link to how-to
* An introduction to some hidden services
Anyway, just a thought...