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TL;DR The answer will depend on what you consider important, and what your Tor use-case is. (Similar to the hand-waving over threat models mentioned in another answer.) However, in general, the recommendations would be to: Use fewer guards; Keep the guards for longer. These are described in Part 3 of a post on the offical Tor blog, which references 3 ...


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Well, technically there's no limit/prohibition/impossibility to run multiple instances of ricochete on teh very same machine. But here's another side - as in general hidden service case - you need to take care of anonymity. Here are some points you do need to consider and - maybe - implement a proper configuration: Running Tor and hidden service on the same ...


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Maybe under certain circumstance. There shouldn't be port conflicts, by default Ricochet binds to a random high numbered port for it's listening address, the Tor SOCKSPort and ControlPort which should stop conflicts. The only thing that might result in conflicts is two ricochet instances trying to use the same directory to store their configuration/keys/...


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The list of recommended versions contains 0.2.7.6, so it is not officially outdated. If you want to use a newer version of Tor with Ricochet, just copy or link the Tor binary to the directory where Ricochet lives and start the software. Below you see a screenshot of Ricochet's settings which tells you that it runs with Tor version 0.2.8.8. I used the method ...


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