0

When I open onion relay on Tails , and then open Electrum Wallet on LiveCD Tails Does that Electrum connected with Tor proxy/network?

Hope some users would help me to explain this things

0

Tails by design forces every connection to pass through the Tor network, the Tor service starts automatically as so this does not need user interaction. If you're connected to the Tor network you should see the usual green onion, otherwise this is the right place to ask (but in another question).

Please note that if tails cannot connect the Tor network, also Electrum Wallet will not be able to connect to its network.

4
  • I thought the blue onion in Electrum means connected to Tor , so if the green onion in there , it is already connect to Tor in Taills
    – Harmnot
    Feb 24 '18 at 23:50
  • I read some articles if blue onion meant connected to Tor , that's why I curious about this , and want to make sure
    – Harmnot
    Feb 24 '18 at 23:50
  • The green onion represents that Tails is connected to Tor, the blue dot in Electrum represents that Electrum is using Tor as proxy. If you run Electrum without Tor you should see a green dot. So to use Electrum properly you should specify Tor as socks proxy in Electrum.
    – user3524
    Feb 25 '18 at 0:08
  • My Electrum on Tails 3.5 is 2.7 version , that's why I had some issues , so I was upgrade it on Tails not persistent, got new versions and automatically got blue dot/circle, but I must do upgrade as long as me liveCD, LOL,
    – Harmnot
    Feb 25 '18 at 3:08
0

Yes, the Whonix/Tails are trying to make every connection through Tor, but the really good way - as for me - is to use QubesOS and it's disposable VM's allocated in memory: this will make you not just a privacy-coveted user, but also it will make you 100% resistant to any data recovery tools: a memory disk is the real defense you need

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.