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Re: Pidgin with TOR

On Thu, 2009-12-31 at 07:10 -0500, Flamsmark wrote:
> 2009/12/31 emigrant <fromwindowstolinux@xxxxxxxxx>
>         hi all,
>         i am using the pidgin with ubuntu. and i installed TOR as
>         well.
>         i want to set up TOR to one of the yahoo accounts in pidgin.
>         so i went to proxy settings and changed the gnome proxy
>         setttings into
>         socks5 and host and port 9050.
>         but each time i restart pidgin the yahoo account wont' start.
>         i think
>         its may be due to yahoo email is opened?
>         how can i solve the problem?
>         thank you very much.
> Port 9050 is your web proxy (probably Polipo). Pidgin wants to use a
> Socks proxy, so you should set the port to 8118, which is where Tor
> itself is listening.

but the doc says its 9050?>>>

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