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Re: IRC problems with Tor


You can start tor, configure your irc client using it (i.e and then try to connect mejokbp2brhw4omd.onion in your
irc client.


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
>> (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 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 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  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.
> --
> Regards
> http://h264enc.sourceforge.net

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