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17/155: gnu: tor: Recommend torsocks.

From: John Darrington
Subject: 17/155: gnu: tor: Recommend torsocks.
Date: Wed, 21 Dec 2016 20:48:30 +0000 (UTC)

jmd pushed a commit to branch wip-installer
in repository guix.

commit 55e6d8106884d3a2e9136cf27d1fa2b4c88547ae
Author: ng0 <address@hidden>
Date:   Thu Dec 15 10:37:21 2016 +0000

    gnu: tor: Recommend torsocks.
    * gnu/packages/tor.scm (tor)[description]: Recommend torsocks.
    Signed-off-by: Kei Kebreau <address@hidden>
 gnu/packages/tor.scm |    9 +++++----
 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)

diff --git a/gnu/packages/tor.scm b/gnu/packages/tor.scm
index 92644fe..031c23a 100644
--- a/gnu/packages/tor.scm
+++ b/gnu/packages/tor.scm
@@ -54,9 +54,6 @@
      `(("zlib" ,zlib)
        ("openssl" ,openssl)
        ("libevent" ,libevent)))
-    ;; TODO: Recommend `torsocks' since `torify' needs it.
     (home-page "";)
     (synopsis "Anonymous network router to improve privacy on the Internet")
@@ -66,7 +63,11 @@ somebody watching your Internet connection from learning 
what sites you
 visit, and it prevents the sites you visit from learning your physical
 location.  Tor works with many of your existing applications, including
 web browsers, instant messaging clients, remote login, and other
-applications based on the TCP protocol.")
+applications based on the TCP protocol.
+To @code{torify} applications (to take measures to ensure that an application,
+which has not been designed for use with Tor such as ssh, will use only Tor for
+internet connectivity, and also ensures that there are no leaks from DNS, UDP 
+the application layer) you need to install @code{torsocks}.")
     (license bsd-3)))
 (define-public torsocks

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