On 1/19/08, Roger Dingledine <arma@xxxxxxx
> On Sat, Jan 19, 2008 at 03:31:51PM -0800, Ned Bun wrote:
> > I can't find an answer to this question anywhere.
> You might find
> to be useful.
> > In using Konqueror with Tor and Privoxy, should the SOCKS settings in
> > Konqueror's Settings->Configure Konqueror->Proxy->SOCKS be configured
> > in some way? It seems to work fine without the SOCKS section
> > configured, but leaving the "Enable SOCKS support" box unchecked
> > disturbs me slightly. Should this section need configuration if
> > everything appears to be working? Why are instructions for Firefox for
> > SOCKS always specified but when it comes to Konqueror, no one says
> > anything about the SOCKS configuration area?
> You should configure the socks part too. The reason is that browsers
> have a habit of supporting all sorts of weird protocols besides http and
> https, and if some webpage gives you (over Tor) a link that points to
> one of those other protocols, then your browser will fetch it without
> going through any proxies. If you specify a socks proxy, your browser
> should [*] use the socks proxy for all other protocols.
> (I say "should" because I have no idea what bugs konqueror has where
> it decides it's smarter than you and shouldn't use a proxy for some