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Re: [tor-talk] torsocks is broken and unmaintained

On Sat, 2012-12-01 at 23:14 +0000, John Case wrote:
> On Fri, 2 Nov 2012, grarpamp wrote:
> >>> I don't agree. torsocks is still useful to prevent identity correlation
> >>> through circuit sharing. Pushing all traffic through Trans- and DnsPort
> >>> is not the answer.
> >>
> >> Also, I don't want all of my applications using Tor -- just some of
> >> them. Using Tails or TransPort wouldn't allow me to do this.
> >
> > Some people do run multiple Tor's, jails, packet
> > filters, and apps. Largely to get around current
> > Tor limitations. Those people don't have this
> > singularity problem/position that you assume.
> > Torsocks is not required in that instance.
> There has to be a better way to simply "make an ssh connection over ToR".
> I don't want to run all of tails just to make a single ssh connection (2 
> minutes to properly fire up vmware, massive cpu use, laptop gets hot, fans 
> running, everything else comes to a crawl).
> I don't want to run a full-blown tor relay installation with all the bells 
> and whistles and then maintain that full blown environment, watch 
> advisories, run periodic tests, test for dns leakage, blah blah.
> I want this:
> cd /usr/ports/net/torssh
> make install
> torssh user@xxxxxxxx
> Am I the only person that wants/needs this ?
> I understand that you can't go down the road of "make a custom tor app for 
> everry possible client app that people want to run", but come on ... ssh ? 
> If there was just a single app to do this for, it would be that, right ?

Just put this in your .ssh/config:

  ProxyCommand socat STDIO SOCKS4A:localhost:%h:%p,socksport=9050

You do need to run the Tor daemon as a client, which I'm not sure if
you're okay with.

Sent from Ubuntu

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