[Freedombox-discuss] Foundation's 0.1 release

Nick M. Daly nick.m.daly at gmail.com
Fri Aug 31 00:12:59 UTC 2012

Hi Jonathan, 

Jonathan Wilkes writes:

> Does the 0.1 image include Tor?


> If not are there plans to include Tor?


> Are Tor hidden services currently leveraged to make Freedomboxes "just
> work"?


> Are there (immediate) plans to leverage Tor hidden services to make
> Freedomboxes "just work"?

Kinda.  There are plans, they're less immediate.

> Does the 0.1 image have a web server included?

No, it currently has a web-proxy server.

> Is there currently _stable_ software or a combination of _stable_
> software other than Tor that can traverse the Big NAT Boss?

Not in the image, but yes.  See I2P, GNUnet, and Freenet.

> Will it eventually be possible to plug in a FBX and click a button on
> a browser web interface to run a web server as a tor hidden service
> and display a simple web page that says "Hello World"?

We could do that, though something more interactive might be a fun
demonstration of a working FBX.  The PDP-10 (or some other old system)
had a game you played that ran your system through it's paces to make
sure your system was in working order, but I can't find it now.

> I apologize if I'm missing some obvious documentation somewhere.

Some, it's kinda scattered and still less organized than it should be.

News: http://freedomboxfoundation.org/

News: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/721744279/push-the-freedombox-foundation-from-0-to-60-in-30/posts

Wiki: http://wiki.debian.org/FreedomBox

I'm always hoping folks will take the wiki to task and reorganize it a

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