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install obfs4proxy in Whonix-Gateway 11 by default
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We should probably install obfs4proxy by default, no?

To be added as Depends: to anon-gateway-packages-recommended.

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Patrick created this task.May 22 2015, 4:05 PM
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Yes it should be installed especially if we want Whonix to be useful for people behind firewalls.

Long term we should have the pluggable transports chaining framework in Whonix so transports can be combined in interesting ways.

In T323#4819, @HulaHoop wrote:

Long term we should have the pluggable transports chaining framework in Whonix so transports can be combined in interesting ways.

Probably unrealistic? Even T118 doesn't progress. Also I also don't know if chaining would make thing better (needs to be discussed on tor-talk). And if it were to make sense, that's something that would need to be implemented as an upstream, outside of Whonix, perhaps inside Tor. I don't think Whonix currently has the manpower to maintain such a project.

HulaHoop added a comment.EditedMay 23 2015, 2:02 AM

Tor upstream plans it, its not something I'm suggesting we should do. All I said was we should include bridge support in gw so we can take advantage of features like this when they become ready.

In T323#4832, @HulaHoop wrote:

Tor upstream plans it, its not something I'm suggesting we should do.

Interesting. Missed that. Got any reference?

All I said was we should include bridge support in gw so we can take advantage of features like this when they become ready.

Sure, please open tickets as soon we can act.

Patrick closed this task as Resolved.May 23 2015, 3:26 AM
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added obfs4proxy to anon-gateway-packages-recommended - https://phabricator.whonix.org/T323:
https://github.com/Whonix/anon-meta-packages/commit/62cf77e325ad05fb3b46d089d8a0f51dfec95e80

https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/wiki/doc/PluggableTransports

section: Combining pluggable transports

Links to trac tickets and code under there too if you want to follow them.