On 12/31/2009 7:30 AM, krishna e bera wrote: > On Thu, Dec 31, 2009 at 05:37:26PM +0530, emigrant wrote: >> 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 127.0.0.1 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? > > As it says on the second part of > https://wiki.torproject.org/noreply/TheOnionRouter/TorifyHOWTO/InstantMessaging#Pidgin > if you want Pidgin to work with a specific account, > go to Accounts (in Pidgin) and modify the proxy settings there. > The GNOME proxy settings will not work for this. While you can do per account proxy settings, you can setup Pidgin as of 2.6.4 for client wide use of Tor. > The screen capture on that wiki page is out of date - > i am uploading a new one now. You can use mine at http://blog.joseph-a-nagy-jr.us/2009/12/getting-serious-about-security/ The image is licensed same as the post (e.g. CCD CopyWrite http://ccd.apotheon.org).
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