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Re: [tor-talk] Wget over TBB

On Thu, 2012-09-20 at 05:52 +0200, Andreas Krey wrote:
> On Wed, 19 Sep 2012 22:17:18 +0000, David H. Lipman wrote:
> > From: "David H. Lipman" <DLipman@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> > 
> > 
> > >On the WGET command line add the following switch parameter after Tor has 
> > >been loaded.
> > >
> > >--execute=http_proxy=
> That looks like telling wget to use an http proxy, not a socks proxy;
> and tor by itself only offers a socks proxy (and usually on a different
> port as well).
> And as far as I know wget can't deal with socks proxies.

No, but the port on that example suggests an HTTP proxy like Privoxy or
Polipo configured to forward to Tor's SOCKS proxy. 

> > I should add that the above is as a Proxy.  How it works with .onion 
> > pseudo-domains I don't know.
> That is done by tor's socks proxy - you need to have the client leave
> the hostname resolution to the proxy instead of doing the DNS lookup
> itself and only passing down the IP address.

Hidden services work with a properly configured forwarded HTTP proxy,
like Privoxy or Polipo. This also means that wget won't leak DNS.

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