[elinks-users] How to use tor with elinks?

Laurin d'Volts email.port25 at gmail.com
Tue Oct 28 03:32:38 PDT 2008

Thanks. Using privoxy and tor together allows usage with elinks.

On Mon, 2008-10-27 at 05:47 +0200, أحمد المحمودي wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 26, 2008 at 07:17:24PM -0500, Laurin d'Volts wrote:
> > How does a person use tor with elinks?
> > 
> > I tried looking on the web for this information, but I couldn't really
> > find any. What I'm trying to do is have a simple TUI browser that uses a
> > proxy; because I know this would reduce loading times, constraints on
> > tor servers, and allow me to move around faster.
> > 
> > Can elinks be used with tor?
> > Does anyone know of a TUI browser that can be used with tor?
> ---end quoted text---
>   Since ELinks does not support SOCKS proxy yet, you will need Privoxy 
>   in order to use tor with ELinks. I think tor website has info about 
>   Privoxy. You'll need something like this line in Privoxy config file:
>   forward-socks4a   /      .
>   Then in ELinks you will use Privoxy (which in order will use Tor), as 
>   follows:
>   Option manager->Protocols->HTTP->Proxy configuration->Host and port number
>   edit its value to be: localhost:8118.
>   8118 is the default port that Privoxy uses.

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