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Questions tagged [polipo]

Polipo is a web proxy which supports forwarding and caching. It was up to 2010 part of the Tor Browser Bundle.

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My tor won't start, is there external interface on my device?

Every time i start it up it states vertualy the same text everytime... Everything seems to run fine till it starts to connect to"Polipo" saying connection refused each time Help? Orbot is ...
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Tor is only assigning circuits from a very limited subset of exit nodes

I am researching Tor, and as part of my research I was curious how many distinct exit relays a real-world client would include in building circuits. For my purposes, I am only interested in US exit ...
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Python + Polipo + Tor

I've set up polipo to work with Tor. When I configure the iceweasel browser to use the HTTP proxy at localhost:8118, everything works fine, and my global IP appears as some IP from some university (...
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Do I actually need polipo with Tor?

I am using Tor with Google Chrome to bypass government censorship. Does polipo increase my surfing speed or chrome do the caching itself?
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Can I set remote HTTP proxy connection to Tor?

I have set Polipo to accept remote hosts and I made it go through 9050 (tor). Now if I use that proxy in my browser on some websites like whatismyipaddress.com I can see that I am accessing it through ...
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For a given app, is using a SocksPort more secure than using a web proxy such as Polipo?

Consider an app that has options for using either a SOCKS5 proxy or a web proxy. Is it more secure to specify a Tor SocksPort, or to install a web proxy, such as Polipo, and to specify the web proxy ...
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Open localhost:8080 in tails to run hidden service in tails … polipo seems to be blocking me

I am trying to set up a hidden service in tails and it seems that polipo is blocking access to 127.0.0.1:8080 where I am hosting an Apache site. Is there any way to configure polipo to allow access to ...