[OTR-users] using TOR + socks with OTR + Pidgin

Jacob Appelbaum jacob at appelbaum.net
Tue Nov 6 18:47:36 EST 2012

australia111 at hushmail.com:
> Hi
> Anyone know how to use TOR + socks  with Pidgin + OTR ?
> Can it be done?

This website has a reasonable guide:


Current versions of Pidgin have a proxy type called "Tor/privacy proxy"
- simply enter the SOCKS proxy information (eg: on port 9050 )
as normal.

All the best,

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