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

Pete Wright pete at nomadlogic.org
Mon Sep 23 18:31:52 EDT 2013

On 09/23/2013 03:25 PM, Heptas Torres wrote:

>>> Even so, I am wondering whether *BSDs would be a good choice as a Tor
>>> client, primarily on a desktop environment and for browsing. The
>>> current infrastructure of *BSDs with unsigned packages makes it risky
>>> to verify the source (unless one compiles the packages from source -
>>> out of question for less skilled people). No critique here - I like
>>> *BSDs, but the lack of a TBB and unsigned packages make them not so
>>> appealing for privacy-related stuff.
>> Not sure about the unsigned package issue - I know pkgng on FreeBSD
>> supports signed packages
> "As a consequence of the security incident on 11th November 2012, for
> the time being pre-compiled packages for pkgng are not available from
> any official FreeBSD repository."
> [https://wiki.freebsd.org/pkgng#Availability_of_pkgs_for_Download] -
> unclear when these will be available...

i would expect them to be available after 9.2 is released.


Pete Wright
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