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Re: How-To route other protocols through Privoxy (e.g. IRC)

On Wed, Feb 22, 2006 at 09:13:10AM -0800, Anothony Georgeo wrote:
> Hi,
> I was reading the site "ExitTheMatrix" (
> http://jdoe.freeshell.org/howtos/ExitTheMatrix/ar01s03.html
> ) and I found directions to route non-HTTP protocols
> through Privoxy...
> Quoted from ExitTheMatrix:
> --------------------------
> If you intend to use Privoxy to access non-web ports
> (such as IRC), you may want to edit "default.action"
> and replace the line containing "limit-connect" with
> "+limit-connect{1-}" to allow privoxy to connect to
> all ports.
> --------------------------
> Has anyone tried this?  I thought Privoxy was only an
> HTTP srubber.

See http://wiki.noreply.org/noreply/TheOnionRouter/TorifyHOWTO#Irssi for
instructions on how to use Irssi and Privoxy.

> What would the benifit be to routing other protocols
> through Privoxy?  

See http://wiki.noreply.org/noreply/TheOnionRouter/TorFAQ#SOCKSAndDNS


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