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Re: [tor-talk] RSS

On Thu, Feb 27, 2014 at 03:26:07PM -0800, The Tuber wrote:
> I have Tor and Privoxy installed, and have my RSS reader proxied
> through. Normally it works fine, but in the last week, the reader has
> not been updating the feeds. Once in a while, a feed updates, but
> usually not. I upgraded Privoxy to 3.0.21 and Tor to 0.2.4, but that
> didn't help. These messages have also been popping up constantly:
> Feb 27 15:18:44 charon Tor[18325]: We tried for 15 seconds to connect to
> '[scrubbed]' using exit $DB85464B69738B36A78DDBAE4D7CE9C3A32EE429~afo21
> at Retrying on a new circuit.
> Feb 27 15:18:44 charon Tor[18325]: Tried for 125 seconds to get a
> connection to [scrubbed]:80. Giving up.
> Any ideas what's going on? I don't think it's the reader, because I have
> two readers that both exhibit this problem.

Do your logs indicate that Tor successfully established circuits in the
first place? Does your Tor work for reaching other sites?

Assuming yes, you can set "Safelogging 0" in your torrc to have Tor say
something more useful than [scrubbed]. In that case my guess is that
your destination is actually unreachable for the past week.

If your Tor doesn't work for other things, then you can focus on that, e.g.


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