[Tox Support] Connection status

Amuza amuza at riseup.net
Sun Nov 27 15:14:25 UTC 2016

On 25/11/16 17:50, Zetok Zalbavar wrote:
> 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?

Sorry, I missed that. Now, with UDP disabled, I see I only go online
when Tor is running. Thank you!

I disabled IPv6 too.

>>>> 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.

Ok, understand.

>>> 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.
Ok, thanks.

And is the idea of real asynchronous -or offline- messaging being
considered to be there in any near future?
I mean using online non-recipient nodes as relays to keep the message
alive until the real recipient goes online and the message can be delivered.

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