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Re: [tor-talk] Arm 1.4.3 Release

On 7/17/2011 2:26 AM, Damian Johnson wrote:
> Hi all. A new release of arm (http://www.atagar.com/arm/) is now
> available. This completes the codebase refactoring project that's been
> a year in the works and provides numerous performance, usability, and
> stability improvements...
> * Relay Setup Wizard
> Setting up a relay can be tricky for new users. In headless
> environments this means navigating Tor's massive, user unfriendly man
> page and even when Vidalia's an option it makes relatively poor exit
> configurations. Starting arm before Tor now provides instructions for
> auto-generating a good relay setup...
>   a. Selection for what you'd like to be
>       http://www.atagar.com/transfer/tmp/arm_wizard1.png
>   b. Picking your relay options
>       http://www.atagar.com/transfer/tmp/arm_wizard2.png
>   c. Confirmation for the configuration it's making
>       http://www.atagar.com/transfer/tmp/arm_wizard3.png
> * Menu Interface
> All of arm's capabilities are now available via a simple menu interface.
> http://www.atagar.com/transfer/tmp/arm_menu.png
> * Arm Gui Prototype
> Over this summer Kamran Khan has been working on a GTK frontend for
> arm as part of Google Summer of Code. The initial prototype is ready!
> http://inspirated.com/2011/06/28/summer-of-code-progress-graphs-logs-and-acid
> * Performance Improvements
> Several arm and TorCtl performance fixes providing a 83% faster
> startup time, 12% lower memory usage, and instantaneous shutdown.
> * Improved Platform Support
> Vastly better support for Mac OSX. Arm has also been backported to
> Debian Squeeze and Ubuntu Lucid / Maverick.
> http://packages.debian.org/squeeze-backports/tor-arm
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/maverick-backports/+bug/721886
> * ... etc
> Options for requesting a new identity, shutting down Tor, reconnecting
> if Tor's been restarted and many, many bugfixes.
> http://www.atagar.com/arm/releaseNotes.php#1.4.3
> Cheers! -Damian
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Alas,  There is no Windows version.  Any plans for one in the future?


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