The main difference between the two settings is that "TOR/Privacy (SOCKS5)"
will send DNS requests over the proxy (preventing leaking of private
metadata), whereas "SOCKS5" will not.

On 13 April 2018 at 09:05, <io.me...@tutanota.de> wrote:

> Hello,
>
> What's the difference between "TOR/Privacy (SOCKS5)" and "SOCKS5" in
> Pidgin proxy settings?
> Where i can learn more about that? And can i use just SOCKS5 to connect
> through TOR (127.0.0.1, port 9050)?
>
> Unfortunately, I didn't find anything in Google and in your FAQ.
>
> Thank you!
>
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