Hi, Gary: > I wish to know if it is possible to have Tor Browser use my relay for > traffic instead of its own client on start up.
It is possible but will most probably reduce significantly your anonymity as you will always connect to your relay and not the guard relay that you should be connecting instead. > At the moment if you change the proxy settings to your relay after startup > 1) an observer would of noticed the specific Tor Browser traffic AND the > relay 2) Tor Browser checks settings upon startup and if the proxy server > setting is changed (eg 127.0.0.1:9050 instead of 127.0.0.1:9150) then it > will refuse to start up. This isnt necessary a problem as you can just > re-install / re-extract the bundle but upon start up you are still left > with the default setting / specific Tor Browser traffic again. > > I am aware extra bytes will show up on relay search, is this better than > not using Tor for my use at all? I don't exactly understand what you are trying to do, perhaps this resource may be useful to you: https://tor.stackexchange.com/questions/4637/how-to-tell-my-tor-browser-to-use-a-certain-relay-as-entry-point Hope this helps. Cheers, ~Vasilis -- Fingerprint: 8FD5 CF5F 39FC 03EB B382 7470 5FBF 70B1 D126 0162 Pubkey: https://pgp.mit.edu/pks/lookup?op=get&search=0x5FBF70B1D1260162
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