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Re: [tor-talk] Tor Browser Bundle 3.0alpha1 test builds
> The new TBB 3.0 series is almost ready for its first alpha release!
> Here are the major highlights of the 3.0 series:
> 1. Usability, usability, usability! We've attempted to solve several
> major usability issues in this series, including:
> A. No more Vidalia. The Tor process management is handled by the Tor
> Launcher extension. If you want the Vidalia features, you can
> point an existing Vidalia binary at control port 9151 after Tor
> Browser has launched, and it should still work.
> B. The browser now uses a local about:tor homepage instead of
> check.torproject.org. A local verification against the control port
> is still performed, to ensure Tor is working, and a link to
> check.torproject.org is provided from the about:Tor homepage
> for manual verification as well.
> C. For Windows users: an NSIS-based extractor now guides you through
> the TBB extraction and ensures the extracted bundle ends up on your
> Desktop, or in a known location chosen by you. Hopefully this
> will mean no more losing track of the extracted bundle files!
> 2. The bundles are all under the 25M gmail attachment size limit, so
> direct email and gettor attachments are once again possible.
> 3. We now use Gitian to build the bundles. The idea behind Gitian is to
> allow independent people to take our source code and produce exactly
> identical binaries on their own. We're not quite at the point where
> you always get a matching build, but the remaining differences are
> minor, and within a couple more releases we should have it fully
> reproducible. For now, we are posting all of the builds for
> comparison, and you can of course build and compare your own:
> Please try these out, test them, and give us feedback! The plan is to
> post them on the blog by Monday, unless something goes horribly wrong.
Is using the TorBrowser with a transparent tor router no longer
supported in this version?
I couldn't find an such option in the startup wizard.
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