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Re: [tor-talk] force apt-get & yum updates through tor? - don't use polipo
On 1/18/15, Thom Miller <thom@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I'm using your OPTION 3 on a Debian Wheezy system and it's working for
> me. I sometimes get a bad package (didn't download properly) and I have
> to remove it and re-download it...
don't use polipo, it has trouble with very large downloads.
better to use a different type of proxy like privoxy or torsocks or
python socks wrapper or transparent Tor gateway or ...
in a different benchmark, (fy2014 corpus of cryptome and other)
best performance is aria2c with 18 concurrent connections across 9
onions / 3 servers.
you can configure package downloads from mirrors this way, too.
[ usually, don't need to dial these this aggressive, just resume after
failure and confirm digests once retrieved. ]
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