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Re: [tor-talk] Tor with other applications
"Sebastian G. <bastik.tor>" <bastik.tor@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>:
> Karsten N.:
> > Hi,
> > using old versions of TorBrowserBundle it was possible to edit the
> > configuration torrc to set the SocksPort to 9050. It was possible
> > to use Tor with Pidgin or Thunderbird+TorBirdy.
> > Now the settings are ignored because Vidalia enforced "SocksPort
> > auto" by command line argument.
> > Any idea how to use Thunderbird+TorBirdy or Pidgin with Tor for
> > Windows user. (Linux user may install Tor package and Vidalia and
> > it works.)
> > Best regards
> > Karsten N.
> Hi Karsten,
> I'm not sure if this works for you, but I "installed" TBB and changed
> the Vidalia setting (Settings > Advanced) to not set the ControlPort
This is all I do with recent versions of TBB. Works fine with
Thunderbird+TorBirdy and Claws. Everything below was required a little
while back before the autoconfig option was present and worked, but
shouldn't be needed now.
> I picked the old standard 9051.
> Then I edited the torrc and at least added
> SocksPort 127.0.0.1:1234
> I'm also not sure if
> SocksPort 127.0.0.1:9050
> is present by default or if I added it. (Could it be
> SocksListenAddress is still the default entry?)
> If Vidalia won't let you configure its own config from its interface
> you can add
> to vidalia.conf
> Sebastian (bastik_tor)
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