[Users] Using RSS and NNTP through TOR

Andrej Kacian ticho at claws-mail.org
Sat Sep 22 13:46:02 CEST 2018

On Sat, 22 Sep 2018 13:08:59 +0300
George wrote:

> Hi,
> I have been looking for a way to use RSS and NNTP
> through TOR. The tor system service is started however
> setting as socks5 proxy for the NNTP
> account results in:
> *** Error logging in to news.gmane.org:563...
> *** Error creating session with news.gmane.org:563
> I couldn't even find a way to set a proxy for RSSyl.
> How can I do all that? (mail should work without proxy)

For NNTP, SOCKS5 proxy works just fine over here, although I'm using
Dante as my proxy server, not Tor. What does --debug output say when
trying to connect?

As for RSSyl, right now, probably only setting http_proxy and
https_proxy environment variables to "socks5://proxy:port" will work.


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