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[tor-talk] force apt-get & yum updates through tor?
I'm wondering what the best way to force yum and apt-get through tor
is, in fedora 21 and debian 7.7 respectivly. Are any of the following
least likely to produce dns or other leaks, or considered safest?
In fedora, I see several options for forcing yum through tor:
OPTION 1: (appears to work)
sudo nano /etc/yum.conf
ADD THIS: proxy=socks5://127.0.0.1:9050
Use yum normally...is this likely to leak anything, dns perhaps?
OPTION 2: (safest?)
sudo torsocks yum ...
This seems to work, though produces lots of this error at the command
line: WARNING torsocks: [syscall] Unsupported syscall number 191.
Denying the call (in tsocks_syscall() at syscall.c:165). Is this a
concern or just noise?
OPTION 3: setup privoxy with tor, direct yum through privoxy
OPTION 4: specify tor-ip:port as socks_proxy enviornment variable
proxy3 recommended here, though I don't see why this isn't just less
For debian 7.7, the only one that seems to actually force apt-get
through tor is torsocks
sudo nano /etc/apt/apt.conf
ADD THIS: Acquire::socks::proxy "socks5://127.0.0.1:9150";
When using apt-get as normal, debian ignores this and skips tor
sudo socks_proxy=socks5://127.0.0.1:9150 apt-get update
Debian ignores this too.
OPTION 3: (the only one that works)
sudo torsocks agt-get ...
Appears to work and produces no errors as it does in fedora 21
OPTION 4: (untested)
Alternatively, does anyone know a clean way to force all traffic
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