[Tor-BSD] equivalent of TBB for *BSD?

George Rosamond george at ceetonetechnology.com
Sun Sep 22 20:30:05 EDT 2013

Linus Nordberg:
> George Rosamond <george at ceetonetechnology.com> wrote
> Sun, 22 Sep 2013 07:38:10 -0400:
> | > Is there any Tor Browser Bundle equivalent for *BSD? In the ports of
> | > FreeBSD and OpenBSD I only see Tor clients, but not TBB (or
> | > equivalents).
> | 
> | Well, tor and tor-devel are both clients and servers.   They can be used
> | with the browser (any, but preferably Firefox) or any other
> | socks-compatible TCP application.  This issue came up a while back so
> | check the archives.
> The browser that comes with the Tor Browser Bundle (TBB) is a Firefox
> with changes that makes it less insecure to use from a privacy
> perspective. See https://www.torproject.org/projects/torbrowser/design
> for information on what TBB does.

Yup.  There is not only a long list of about:config edits that are done,
but also other patches.

> | It would be a nice goal to have a TBB that *just works* with the BSDs
> | and is in ports/pkgs.
> Yes.

Well, that should be an achievable goal by people on this list.. . I
haven't looked at it in a while, but it was more than just a question of
paths from what I remember.


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