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Re: [tor-talk] Vidalia Bundle (Tor, Polipo & Vidalia)

From: <andrew@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>

> On Wed, Dec 05, 2012 at 10:10:54PM -0500, DLipman@xxxxxxxxxxx wrote 0.6K bytes in 15 
> lines about:
> : I wanted to update my Vidalia Bundle (Tor, Polipo & Vidalia) but I could NOT find the
> : software I have traditionally used.
> :
> : I want to use Tor mainly for its Proxy capability and no-where could I find the 
> Vidalia
> : Bundle which contains Vidalia, Tor and Polipo.
> :
> : What happened to this combo ?
> We stopped linking to it from the website with this latest
> release of Tor Browser. Over a year ago we stated we were going
> to remove the plain vidalia bundles in favor of Tor Browser, see
> https://blog.torproject.org/blog/plain-vidalia-bundles-be-discontinued-dont-panic.
> The reasons in that blog post are still valid today. Even moreso as Tor
> continues to attract a less-technology savvy userbase.
> You can use the tor browser bundle to do the same things you did in the
> past with the vidalia bundle, it just comes with a free browser. Or if you
> understand the moving components, use one of the bridge/relay-by-default
> bundles and reconfigure it, or use the tor expert bundle for your SOCKS
> proxy needs.
> We stopped distributing polipo a while ago, see
> https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/6039 for the progress
> in getting the references off the page.

Not happy about that.

I guess I will NOT update the software and Tor Browser bundle is NOT what is wanted at 

For example I uses the combo of Tor, Polipo and Vidalia with Malzilla.

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