Using Pidgin with TOR

Daniel Atallah datallah at
Wed Feb 8 12:52:16 EST 2012

On Wed, Feb 8, 2012 at 09:31, Isaac Witmer <isaaclw at> wrote:
> Regarding the second issue, XMPP is a protocol:
> This may also be useful:
> The point is, if you're communicating to your friends OVER XMPP, then
> disabling XMPP will disable communication.
> Perhaps you're talking about:
> This feature is prevalant in Empathy IM:
> But as I know, pidgin doesn't handle this out of the box.

I don't think this is what he's referring to - with something like
Link-Local XMPP, by nature of the protocol, you're exposing
information about yourself to everyone on your network.

Pidgin has had support for that via the "Bonjour" protocol for a long time.


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