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Re: IRC problems with Tor
You can start tor, configure your irc client using it (i.e
127.0.0.1:9050) and then try to connect mejokbp2brhw4omd.onion in your
On Wed, Oct 29, 2008 at 12:25 AM, Grozdan <microchip@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Tuesday 28 October 2008 15:50:35 David J. Bianco wrote:
>> The idea is that you then configure your IRC client to use 10.40.40.40
>> (or whatever IP you chose) as the server's IP address. From your
>> description, I couldn't tell if you had also done that or not. If not,
>> that's probably the reason it's not working.
> OK, so I did that. Replaced irc.freenode.net with 10.40.40.40 but then I get a
> lost connection message and it still doesn't connect
> I then stopped privoxy and tor, removed them from the boot service,
> reconfigured KDE to use direct internet connection and rebooted my computer.
> After login, I setup my IRC client to use the old irc.freenode.net address
> instead of 10.40.40.40 and restarted the client. But again, freenode is
> thinking I'm still using tor and refuses to give me access. This is a bit
> strange to me as neither tor nor privoxy are working at the moment. Why does
> freenode still says I'm using tor?
> Also, I went to the Tor detector ( https://check.torproject.org/ ) and
> eventhough both tor and privoxy are disabled, it still says I'm using tor,
> but it does show my original IP, not a torified one
>> Grozdan wrote:
>> > I then went to the freenode site and looked up information on how to make
>> > freenode work with Tor. In the documentation, it said to add the below
>> > line to my torrc file - http://freenode.net/irc_servers.shtml#tor
>> > mapaddress 10.40.40.40 mejokbp2brhw4omd.onion
>> > and then to restart Tor, which I did. But I keep getting the same
>> > response from freenode and it doesn't allow me to connect at all.
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