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fix spelling and missing word. also stop claiming that an http proxy (that isn't also an https proxy) is sufficient to reach the tor network.

Roger Dingledine authored on12/01/2011 23:29:42
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     <p>
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-      The currrent version of Tor and the Vidalia Graphical Tor Controller
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-      support the ability to use any HTTP, HTTPS, or SOCKS proxy to get
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+      The current version of Tor and the Vidalia Graphical Tor Controller
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+      support the ability to use any HTTPS or SOCKS proxy to get
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       access to the Tor Network.  This means even if Tor is blocked by
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       your local network, open proxies can be safely used to connect to
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       the Tor Network and on to the uncensored Internet.  A caveat is that
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-      the open proxy host will see you are using Tor, but will not be able
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-      to any of your traffic as it is wrapped in layers of encryption.
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+      the open proxy host will see you are using Tor, but it will not be able
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+      to read your traffic as it is still wrapped in layers of encryption.
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     <p>
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       These steps assume you have a functional Tor/Vidalia configuration,
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-      and you have found a list of HTTP, HTTPS, SOCKS4, or SOCKS5 proxies.
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+      and you have found a list of HTTPS, SOCKS4, or SOCKS5 proxies. (To
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+      clarify, an HTTPS proxy is an HTTP proxy that also supports
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+      CONNECT requests.)
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       <ol>
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       <li>Open the Vidalia Control Panel, click on Settings.</li>
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       <li>Click Network.  Select "I use a proxy to access the Internet".</li>
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       <li>On the Address line, enter the open proxy address.  This can be a hostname or IP Address.</li>
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       <li>Enter the port for the proxy.</li>
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       <li>Generally, you do not need a Username and Password.  If you do, enter the information in the proper fields.</li>
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-      <li>Choose the Type of proxy you are using, whether HTTP, HTTPS, SOCKS4, or SOCKS5.</li>
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+      <li>Choose the Type of proxy you are using, whether HTTP/HTTPS, SOCKS4, or SOCKS5.</li>
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       <li>Push the Ok button.  Vidalia and Tor are now configured to use a proxy to access the rest of the Tor Network.</li>
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       </ol>
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     </p>