[Tox Support] Connection status
zetok at openmailbox.org
Sun Nov 27 15:47:30 UTC 2016
On 27.11.2016 15:14, Amuza wrote:
> 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:
>>> 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
>>> And, is there any chat group on Tox itself for support? Kind of IRC...
>> 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.
Yep, that's planned. Once things that are being currently worked on are
done, it will be a point of focus. If there were more people helping out
it would be more than just planned, but oh well :)
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