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! > > _______________________________________________ > Support@pidgin.im mailing list > Want to unsubscribe? Use this link: > https://pidgin.im/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/support >
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