torsocks - Easy way to make any app work through Tor

Property Value
Distribution FreeBSD 12
Repository FreeBSD Ports Quarterly i386
Package filename torsocks-2.3.0_1.txz
Package name torsocks
Package version 2.3.0
Package release 1
Package architecture i386
Package type txz
Category net security
License GPLv2
Download size 64.89 KB
Installed size 248.60 KB
This is new generation of TSOCKS.
Torsocks allows you to use most socks-friendly applications in
a safe way with Tor. It ensures that DNS requests are handled
safely and explicitly rejects UDP traffic from the application
you're using.
See also
- DOCS: on
You installed torsocks, which is part of the Tor Project.
If you have non-local or non-standard Tor SOCKS server location,
please edit /usr/local/etc/tor/torsocks.conf
To run most programs through Tor launch them like this:
torsocks [any executable]
For example you can use ssh to a by doing:
torsocks ssh -l <user>
or launch pidgin by doing:
torsocks pidgin
Please note that torsocks does not in general guarantee that all
network connections made using torsocks will always go through
Tor, and not directly through the unsecured network. There are many
ways how general programs can purposefully or inadvertently defeat
torsocks. One way is to reset the environment variable for the child
process. You can use ex. wireshark to see where network packets are
actually sent by the program in question.


Package Version Architecture Repository
torsocks-2.3.0_1.txz 2.3.0 amd64 FreeBSD Ports Quarterly
torsocks-2.3.0_1.txz 2.3.0 amd64 FreeBSD Ports Latest
torsocks-2.3.0_1.txz 2.3.0 i386 FreeBSD Ports Latest
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Type URL
Binary Package torsocks-2.3.0_1.txz
Source Package net/torsocks

Install Howto

Install torsocks txz package:

# pkg install torsocks

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