wrapper for torsocks or tsocks and tor
see also :
tor - tor-resolve - torsocks
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is a simple wrapper that attempts to find the best
underlying Tor wrapper available on a system. It calls
torsocks or tsocks with a tor specific configuration
torsocks is an
improved wrapper that explicitly rejects UDP, safely
resolves DNS lookups and properly socksifies your TCP
is a wrapper between the tsocks library and the application
that you would like to run socksified.
that since both method use LD_PRELOAD, torify cannot be
applied to suid binaries.
You should also be aware that the way tsocks currently works only
TCP connections are socksified. Be aware that this will in most
circumstances not include hostname lookups which would still be
routed through your normal system resolver to your usual
resolving nameservers. The tor-resolve(1) tool can be
useful as a workaround in some cases. The Tor FAQ at
have further information on this subject.
When used with torsocks, torify should not leak DNS requests or
Both will leak ICMP data.
tor-resolve , torsocks ,