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Re: [tor-talk] New relays and bridges.



On 26 August 2016 at 06:53, eliaz <eliaz@riseup.net> wrote:
> kl:
>> On 8/21/2016 3:59:42 PM, laurelai bailey (laurelaistorm@gmail.com) wrote:
>>> But when tor.exe got integrated into the Tor browser, windows users (at
>>> least me) have not been able to set up relays.
>>
>> From what I understand it is better if Tor relays and Bridges have
>> longer term availability.
>>
>> It could be that only running a Relay for the 2 hours you are browsing
>> the web and then cutting off all the connections that have been made
>> through your Relay when you powerdown your desktop Windows PC and go to
>> bed might not be desirable.
>
> Your assumption is incorrect.  I invested in a dedicated box, which I
> ran 24/7.  Unfortunately that CPU (embedded Atom 2550) turned out not to
> be able to run *nix.

Would you be able to run a small headless Linux VM, with a Tor relay?
That should be very low in resource overhead, and it wouldn't conflict
with your desktop Tor browser.

-J
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