[Tox Support] Connection status

Zetok Zalbavar zetok at openmailbox.org
Fri Nov 25 16:50:23 UTC 2016

On 24.11.2016 15:54, Amuza wrote:
> On 24/11/16 13:26, Zetok Zalbavar wrote:
>> On 24.11.2016 08:51, Amuza wrote:
>>> Hi there, I'm new in the list, and happy about it!
>>> This is an easy one: How can I know whether I am online?
>>> I mean connected to the Tox network.
>>> According to what I read, when using uTox or qTox, first I get connected
>>> to a bootstrap node.
>>> How can I check I am connected to any of those bootstrap nodes?
>> Does this help: https://github.com/qTox/qTox/pull/3916 ?
>> (rendered version:
>> https://github.com/qTox/qTox/blob/a39cb39b522c4322fa27877968fa3a721c1ad761/doc/user_manual_en.md#profile-corner
>> )
> It does, thank you.
> But now I have another one. I have configured the proxy settings to
> connect though Tor (9150). I do not open the Tor browser. I open uTox or
> qTox and in 5 seconds I see I am online (green). How is that possible?
> It should stay grey, shoudn't it?

Is UDP disabled?

>>> And where can I see the nodes I am connected to?
>> There is other software than tox that you can use to check to what the
>> client you're using connects to.
> What software do you mean?

Any that can monitor network activity.

>> Kind regards,
>> Zetok Zalbavar
>> ----
>> tox:29AE62F95C56063D833024B1CB5C2140DC4AEB94A80FF4596CACC460D7BAA062E0A92C3424A0
> And, is there any chat group on Tox itself for support? Kind of IRC...
> Thanks

Given that groupchats aren't persistent yet, not really. This will
change once persistent & moderated groupchats are available. Until then,
I'd suggest to just use IRC, e.g. #qtox @ freenode.


Kind regards,
Zetok Zalbavar

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