|| ||Robert Hogan <robert-AT-roberthogan.net>|
|| ||kde-announce-apps <kde-announce-apps-AT-kde.org>|
|| ||TorK 0.31|
|| ||Thu, 5 Feb 2009 20:34:24 +0100|
Type: KDE Networking Tool
Depend: KDE 3.5.x
TorK is an Anonymity Manager for KDE.
For information about Tor: http://tor.eff.org
TorK allows you to configure, run and update Tor.
It also allows you to view the Tor network and
choose how you would like to interact with the
TorK contains a number of unique/useful features:
* A graph of your tor and non-tor traffic.
* A quickstart page for launching torified
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* A hidden services wizard that allows you to
create and publish hidden
* A drag-and-drop view of the Tor network. Create,
modify and close circuits.
Attach and detach streams manually from circuits.
Click on servers to view
their full details.
* Exit node blocking/preferring by country and
* Tor and Non-Tor traffic logs - showing you the
traffic that is going through
Tor and the traffic that is not. The Tor traffic
log maintains a record of
the circuit you used for each connection. Both
logs are maintained in memory
only and can be flushed by the user at any time.
* A turn-on-and-off-able mini-view that shows you
the traffic currently going
through Tor - including destination, status, and
exit node's name and
* Passive pop-ups alerting you to important Tor
events, such as changes to Â
your server status, DNS leaks, errors reported by
* Quick configuration - six default configurations
available for getting Tor
running the simple and easy way.
* Full access to all Tor configuration options.
2008-01-29 Robert Hogan
Bug Fixes/Feature Fixes
o Major update to German Translation from
o Boilerplate Greek Translation
o Boilerplate Spanish Translation
o Allow proxy ports up to 99999. Bug
reported by anonym.
o Allow MapAddress configurations to apply
o Modify 18x12 icons to 16x16 and so prevent
packaging violations in Debian and Suse.
Thanks to Marek Stopka and Patrick Matthai
for pointing this out.
o Fix so that downloading of experimental vs
stable tor works properly again.
o Don't crash if /dev/*/statistics/read does
o Always update new server info
o Fallback to default ORPort and Dirport if
UPNP configured but unavailable
o Prevent Tor from reloading torrc on
2008-10-21 Robert Hogan
Bug Fixes/Feature Fixes
o If firstrun wizard cancelled, then cancel
out of TorK and re-run it
next time Tor is run.
o Detect netfilter properly on more recent
o German Translation updated by "Hans-J.
o Remove 'Change Identity' from main
toolbar. It's available in the OSD
and the systray menu instead.
o Always de-configure server if 'Client'
o Wait twenty seconds before assuming there
is a problem
connecting to Tor.
o Improve the handling of tor installations
in the first run wizard
o Make stream-handling much more efficient
for heavy loads
o Add warning when tork is configured to
expect privoxy to be running at
startup but there is no sign of it
o Add feature to let Tor shut down
o Ensure server settings are set correctly
when launching Tor from
Tork (as opposed to just connecting).
o Add option to toggle between display of IP
address and server name
in server list.
o Only display konqueror in application list
if it exists.
Known Bug Not Fixed Yet:
o If router discovered and connecting to
remote/local tor, server
settings may be applied even if user
requests not to.
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