[Freedombox-discuss] Apt mirror from Debian as a Tor hidden service

Sunil Mohan sunil at medhas.org
Fri Sep 4 17:31:42 UTC 2015

On 08/26/2015 03:51 PM, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:
> [Petter Reinholdtsen]
>> I send the blog author a proposal to create a new apt transport method
>> in /usr/lib/apt/methods/ to make it easier to ensure transport via Tor,
>> but I have not tested it myself.
> Today a new blog post showed up,
> <URL: http://richardhartmann.de/blog/posts/2015/08/25-Tor-enabled_Debian_mirror_part_2/ >
> and it explained that the transport idea already was implemented in
> <URL: https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/apt-transport-tor > last year.
> I suspect apt via tor should be enabled by default on Freedombox.

James Valleroy implemented a patch for turning on APT via Tor when Tor
is installed.  It is disabled when Tor is disabled.  This patch got
merged into Plinth today.


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