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Problems with irc because of tor?
I have been fighting to get tor-0.2.1.7-alpha working on my system for a while
and finally appear to have it working now. Now I find that trying to connect
to IRC servers fails:
[15:06] [Info] Trying to reconnect to irc.freenode.org in 20 seconds.
[15:06] [Info] Looking for server irc.freenode.org:6667...
[15:06] [Info] Server found, connecting...
[15:06] [Info] Connected; logging in...
[15:06] [Notice] -- *** Looking up your hostname...
[15:06] [Notice] -- *** Checking ident
[15:06] [Notice] -- *** Couldn't look up your hostname
[15:06] [Notice] -- *** No identd (auth) response
[15:06] [Notice] -zelazny.freenode.net- *** Banned: Tor freenode is hidden-
service-only (mejokbp2brhw4omd.onion) - see freenode.net/irc_servers.shtml.
[15:06] [error] Closing Link: 127.0.0.1 (Banned)
Why does running tor suddenly cause me to be unable to connect to freenode? I
am NOT running a torified irc client. Also, where's the address 127.0.0.1
coming from? Why is my REAL IP address now invisible (apparently) and tor
causing sites to think I am trying to use the <illegal> localhost IP?