[Freedombox-discuss] FreedomBuddy to use Tor to resolve IP address of nodes?

Jonathan Wilkes jancsika at yahoo.com
Fri Jan 11 23:12:08 UTC 2013

----- Original Message -----

> From: Ted Smith <tedks at riseup.net>
> To: freedombox-discuss at lists.alioth.debian.org
> Cc: 
> Sent: Sunday, January 6, 2013 2:29 PM
> Subject: Re: [Freedombox-discuss] FreedomBuddy to use Tor to resolve IP address of nodes?
> On Sat, 2013-01-05 at 16:20 +0100, Jonas Smedegaard wrote:
>>  I believe Tor is only relevant to consider including into FreedomBox 
>>  when someone can provide sensible defaults for it which can be 
>>  integrated with the Debian packaging of Tor.
>>  Until then, Tor is outside the scope of FreedomBox, in my opinion.
> The current default for Tor's debian package is to operate Tor in client
> mode with a SOCKSv5 listener on port 9050.
> Is not a sensible default?

For sensible defaults to be provided in the Debian Tor package Jonas
needs to either a) explain what he's talking about or b) provide a link
that gives the specifics of what "sensible" means in this context.


> It captures almost all of the use cases I've
> seen discussed.
> For dynamically creating hidden services, you'd probably want to use a
> Tor controller anyway, not writing to configuration and reloading it all
> the time, if that's what you're thinking is not sensible enough.
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