Changes between Version 9 and Version 10 of glossary


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    2121==== I2P terminology ====
    22 ====== singular ======
     22===== singular =====
    2323 Addressbook:: <reply> The I2P addressbook manages .i2p addresses, similar to your OS's hosts file. See http://www.i2p2.i2p/faq.html#subscriptions.
    2424 bandwidth:: Your bandwidth is configured on http://localhost:7657/config.jsp . All rates in I2P are specified in bytes per second. Divide your connection rate in bits per second by 8 to get bytes per second.
     
    6161 zzzot:: an open tracker plugin. It sets up a tunnel automatically. The statistics page is at http://127.0.0.1:7662/tracker/index.jsp . There is no admin interface.
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    63 ====== plural ======
     63===== plural =====
    6464 b32 addresses:: shorter addresses to eepsites (shorter than b64) that don't have to be registered anywhere. You can find the b32 address of your eepsite by clicking on the preview button in your eepsite tunnel entry here: http://localhost:7657/i2ptunnel/index.jsp
     65 Darknets:: closed communication networks. I2P falls into that category. See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darknet_(file_sharing).
    6566 Deepsites:: distributed eepsites hosted on the Tahoe-LAFS distributed data storage.
    6667 Eepsites:: anonymously hosted websites in I2P, sometimes accessible from the outernet through an <inproxy>. Ask me about <browsing eepsites>, <hosting eepsites> and <backing up eepsites>. Related: <Deepsites>, <links>.
     
    7172 ports:: <reply> You'll need to make sure that your router is reachable from the outside. The following link will help you set up your ports correctly: http://localhost:7657/config.jsp#chelp
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    73 === I2P related ===
     74==== I2P related ====
    7475===== singular =====
    7576 addressbook update:: The interval for updating the addressbook from the subscriptions is 12 hours by default. Change the subscription list to force an update immediately.
    76  Anonymity on I2P:: <reply> Anonymity is not a boolean - we are not trying to make something "perfectly anonymous", but instead are working at making attacks more and more expensive to mount. I2P is a low latency mix network, and there are limits to the anonymity offered by such a system, but the applications on top of I2P, such as Syndie, I2P mail, and I2PSnark extend it to offer both additional functionality and protection.
    77  Anonymity:: a broad subject. Most importantly it's not a boolean. You may want to ask me about the <disclaimer> or <staying safe>.
    78  BitTorrent:: <reply> You can use BitTorrent on I2P. However, be aware that you cannot connect to trackers or clients on the <outernet>. Ask me about <BitTorrent clients> or <BitTorrent trackers>.
    79  Browsing eepsites:: <reply> To be able to browse eepsites you'll have to configure your browser according to <proxy settings>. Once that's done you'll be able to access .i2p domains just like normal web domains. Also add some <subscriptions>.
    8077 CIA-1:: <reply>CIA-1 is a bot that reports commits to the I2P monotone database. Ask me about <monotone>.
    81  Creating tunnels:: <reply> To setup a new I2P tunnel go to: http://localhost:7657/i2ptunnel/index.jsp
    82  Disclaimer:: <reply> I2P is still a work in progress. It should not be relied upon for "guaranteed" anonymity at this time, due to the relatively small size of the network and the lack of extensive academic review. It is not immune to to attacks from those with unlimited resources, and may never be, due to the inherent limitations of low-latency mix networks.
    83  Eepsite backup:: <reply> To backup your eepsite it should be enough to save your eepsite directory (probably in ~/.i2p). The most important file to backup is your private key (eepsite/eepPriv.dat).
    84  Eepsite Unreachable:: <reply> The eepsite unreachable error means that the eepsite is either offline, there is network congestion, or that your router is not yet well-integrated with peers. In any case you should retry. You can check if an eepsite is online at http://perv.i2p/.
    85  Eepsite uptime:: <reply> The uptime of <eepsites> can vary if the owner's router is not running 24/7. <Deepsites> might be a solution to this particular problem.
    86  eMule:: a file-sharing client not compatible with I2P. You're probably looking for iMule.
    87  Exit node sniffing:: a potential problem when routing unencrypted traffic through Tor or I2P to the web, because a malicious exit node/outproxy can easily sniff that traffic. This problem does not exist inside I2P or when using Tor's Hidden Services.
    88  File-sharing:: <reply> There are several file-sharing solutions for I2P: <BitTorrent>, <iMule>, <I2Phex>, your own <eepsite> and at some point in the future also <Tahoe-LAFS>. BitTorrent is the most popular one.
    8978 Forum project:: something <dream> is working on. That's unfortunately all I know.
    9079 Forum:: <reply> Forum may refer to <forum.i2p> (http://forum.i2p/) or to dream's <Forum> project>. Forum.i2p is a donated service, please respect the operator.
    9180 fox:: a link between irc servers outside and irc2p servers inside i2p.  The nick of the person is shown after <fox>
    92  GarliCat:: <reply> GarliCat creates a transparent IP layer on top of I2P. It transmits any kind of IP-based data transparently through the I2P network. See http://www.cypherpunk.at/onioncat/wiki/GarliCat and http://echelon.i2p/garlicat/.
    93  gnutella:: <reply>I2Phex is the I2P port of Phex. It offers you file sharing using the gnutella protocol in I2P.
    9481 guitone:: a nice GUI frontend for monotone
    95  Hosting eepsites:: <reply> If you want to run your own, fully anonymous eepsite follow the instructions on your <router console> (http://127.0.0.1:7658). This will make use of I2P's <Jetty> webserver. You may also use <Apache>.
    96  how eepsite:: <reply>to view eepsites, your browser (or system) proxy for http needs to have the same settings as "eepproxy" under the local destinations link in your console. Usually this is 127.0.0.1 port 4444
    97  howtoirc:: <reply> Dear visitors, you can connect to the anonymous I2P IRC servers directly by adding a server with the address 127.0.0.1 and port 6668 (no proxy) in your client.
    98  I2P Rufus:: a now unmaintained <BitTorrent client>. Look into <Robert> instead.
    99  I2P Status:: a <Twitter>-like microblogging service on I2P: http://status.h2ik.i2p/. There is also http://annontwitter.i2p/.
    100  I2P-Bote:: an I2P-internal, anonymous and secure (end-to-end encrypted) serverless e-mail system. For more information visit: http://i2pbote.i2p
    101  I2P-BT:: <reply> I2P-BT was the first working <BitTorrent> client for I2P. See http://i2p-bt.postman.i2p/. You should also look into the other <BitTorrent clients> available.
    102  I2P-Messenger:: an I2P-internal, anonymous and secure (end-to-end encrypted) serverless instant messenger with support for file transfers. See http://echelon.i2p/qti2pmessenger.
    10382 I2P:: <reply> I2P (Invisible Internet Project) is a darknet implementation built atop java, with full support for streaming, anonymous <BitTorrent>, <webserving>, <mail> and more. See http://www.i2project.net/ or http://www.i2p2.i2p/.
    104  i2phex browser:: I2Phex is a standalone application, it is not accessible from a browser.
    105  I2Phex:: a Gnutella client for use within the I2P network. There is a I2Phex forum here: http://forum.i2p/viewforum.php?f=25. You can download it here: http://echelon.i2p/.
    106  i2ping:: like ping over i2p
    107  I2PSnark:: the built-in BitTorrent client. It has links to the most common I2P trackers and even explains how to add torrents (http://localhost:7657/i2psnark/). There are also alternative <BitTorrent clients> though.
    108  I2PSnarkXL:: an extension of the router-builtin I2PSnark BitTorrent client. It adds a nice GUI and some performance enhancements. See http://i2psnarkxl.i2p/. Also ask me about the other <BitTorrent clients>.
    109  IM:: <reply> For I2P-internal instant messaging there is <I2P-Messenger>, furthermore we have the I2P-internal IRC network <Irc2P>.
    110  iMule:: an open-source aMule clone for I2P-internal use. It offers filesharing via an I2P-kad network and can be downloaded from http://echelon.i2p or http://www.imule.i2p. And there's a section in the forum: http://forum.i2p/viewforum.php?f=30.
    111  IRC servers:: <reply> I know of the following I2P IRC servers: irc.postman.i2p/irc.freshcoffee.i2p (here, <Irc2P>), irc.welterde.i2p and irc.telecomix.i2p. You cannot connect to regular internet IRC servers. See <IRC tunnel> and <SOCKS5 IRC poxy> for help on how to connect.
    11283 jrandom:: the founder of i2p, who vanished in November 2007
    113  Mail.i2p:: an I2P mail service. Your you@mail.i2p account also works on the internet as you@i2pmail.org. You can use it to communicate with I2P and non-I2P users. See http://hq.postman.i2p/?page_id=4. Also ask me about <MUAs> and <I2P-Bote>.
    114  Mail:: <reply> There are two very different email systems on I2P. Ask me about <mail.i2p> and <I2P-Bote>.
    11584 monotone help:: http://www.i2p2.i2p/newdevelopers
    11685 monotone:: the distributed version control system (DVCS) used to propagate and store development work on I2P. See http://monotone.ca also see http://www.i2p2.i2p/newdevelopers
     
    11887 mtn co:: monotone checkout, you only need to do this once for each branch
    11988 mtn help:: an easy way to get inline help about misc monotone commands. see also <monotone>
    120  Netfilter:: a framework that provides hook handling within the Linux kernel for intercepting and manipulating network packets. See http://www.netfilter.org/.
    121  Network accessible router:: <reply> To make your router accessible by all computers on your network subsitute '127.0.0.1' for the IP address of the server in line 'clientApp.0.args=7657 127.0.0.1 ./webapps/' in file ~/.i2p/clients.config. Be aware that traffic to the router console will be unencrypted. You should use <SSH tunnels> instead.
    122  News server:: <reply> There is a news server (<NNTP>) operated by welterde at nntp.welterde.i2p. To access it you need to create a new <tunnel> to point to that address and then set your <newsreader> to connect to localhost and the port you chose. Also see <newsreaders>.
    123  NNTP:: the Network News Transfer Protocol which is used for transporting Usenet news articles (netnews) between news servers and for reading and posting articles. Ask me about <news servers> and <newsreaders>.
    124  OnionCat:: <reply> OnionCat creates a transparent IP layer on top of <Tor>'s <hidden services>. It transmits any kind of IP-based data transparently through the Tor network on a location hidden basis. See http://www.cypherpunk.at/onioncat/.
    12589 pastebin:: a place where you can share snippets of text that are too long for IRC (e.g. error messages). The I2P internal, anonymous pastbin is at http://paste.i2p2.i2p/.
    126  POP3:: a protocol used to retrieve email from a remote server. For <mail.i2p> see http://hq.postman.i2p/?page_id=11. POP3 support is also planned for <I2P-Bote>.
    127  PyBit:: a <BitTorrent client> for I2P. I haven't learned much about it yet. All I know is that you can get it from http://echelon.i2p/.
    128  Remote router:: <reply> If you run the I2P router on another computer the best way to access it is using <SSH tunnels>. Alternatively you can set the router to accept connections from the network (see <network accessible router>).
    129  Robert:: a bittorrent client for the I2P network, with support for trackerless torrents. For more information visit: http://bob.i2p
    130  Shutdown:: <reply> The reason a shutdown/restart of your router takes 11 minutes is that tunnel leases last 10 minutes. Your router waits 11 minutes to make sure that all participating tunnels are finished.
    131  Smigmacy:: <reply> Smigacy (which stands for Send Messages through I2pmail with Greater privACY) is an anonymity filter for SMTP, primarily intended to be used with Postman’s I2PMail service. See http://hq.postman.i2p/?page_id=35.
    132  SOCKS5 IRC proxy:: <reply> With a SOCKS5 IRC proxy tunnel you'll be able to connect to several IRC servers without having to setup a seperate tunnel for each one. Here are the instructions: http://zzz.i2p/topics/690
    133  SSH tunnel settings:: <reply> To tunnel I2P through SSH create the necessary tunnels by either running 'ssh -L7657:127.0.0.1:7657 -L4444:127.0.0.1:4444 $USER@$SERVER' or setting the LocalForwards in your ~/.ssh/config accordingly.
    13490 stats.i2p:: <reply>http://stats.i2p provides near-realtime stats on the network and other misc services, run by zzz.
    135  susimail:: <reply>Susimail is the resident webmail client that interfaces with postman's mail services. http://127.0.0.1:7657/susimail
    136  Syndie:: an open source system for operating distributed forums, offering a secure and consistent interface to various anonymous and non-anonymous content networks. More at http://syndie.i2p2.de/ and http://forum.i2p/viewforum.php?f=29.
    137  Tahoe-LAFS:: the first cloud storage system with provider-independent security. Find out more at http://duck.i2p/tahoe-lafs/ and join #tahoe-lafs.
    13891 Techintro:: <reply> For an introduction to how I2P works see http://www.i2p2.i2p/techintro.html.
    13992 Telecomix:: a group of internet activists that is also active on I2P. See http://telecomix.org/ and http://telecomix.i2p/.
     93 Trac:: an open source, web-based project management and bug-tracking tool. I2P's trac is located here: http://trac.i2p2.i2p/
     94 Video tutorial:: <reply> There is a video tutorial on how to install I2P by Telecomix: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QeRN2G9VW5E.
     95 vulpine:: a link between irc servers outside and irc2p servers inside i2p. The nick of the person is shown after <vulpine>
     96
     97===== plural =====
     98
     99==== Not I2P related ====
     100===== singular =====
     101 DATA statement:: <reply>The primary purpose of the DATA statement is to give names to constants; instead of referring to pi as 3.141592653589793 at every appearance, the variable PI can be given that value with a DATA statement and used instead of the longer form of the constant.  This also simplifies modifying the program, should the value of pi change. -- FORTRAN manual for Xerox Computers
     102 Encryption:: the process of transforming information (referred to as plaintext) using an algorithm (called cipher) to make it unreadable to anyone except those possessing special knowledge, usually referred to as a key. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Encryption
     103 Search engine:: <reply> http://eepsites.i2p/ is an I2P internal search engine.
     104
     105===== plural =====
     106 Factoids:: these little tidbits of information that an infobot can give you.
     107
     108==== Hosting & File Sharing ====
     109===== singular =====
     110 BitTorrent:: <reply> You can use BitTorrent on I2P. However, be aware that you cannot connect to trackers or clients on the <outernet>. Ask me about <BitTorrent clients> or <BitTorrent trackers>.
     111 Browsing eepsites:: <reply> To be able to browse eepsites you'll have to configure your browser according to <proxy settings>. Once that's done you'll be able to access .i2p domains just like normal web domains. Also add some <subscriptions>.
     112 Eepsite backup:: <reply> To backup your eepsite it should be enough to save your eepsite directory (probably in ~/.i2p). The most important file to backup is your private key (eepsite/eepPriv.dat).
     113 Eepsite Unreachable:: <reply> The eepsite unreachable error means that the eepsite is either offline, there is network congestion, or that your router is not yet well-integrated with peers. In any case you should retry. You can check if an eepsite is online at http://perv.i2p/.
     114 Eepsite uptime:: <reply> The uptime of <eepsites> can vary if the owner's router is not running 24/7. <Deepsites> might be a solution to this particular problem.
     115 eMule:: a file-sharing client not compatible with I2P. You're probably looking for iMule.
     116 File-sharing:: <reply> There are several file-sharing solutions for I2P: <BitTorrent>, <iMule>, <I2Phex>, your own <eepsite> and at some point in the future also <Tahoe-LAFS>. BitTorrent is the most popular one.
     117 gnutella:: <reply>I2Phex is the I2P port of Phex. It offers you file sharing using the gnutella protocol in I2P.
     118 Hosting eepsites:: <reply> If you want to run your own, fully anonymous eepsite follow the instructions on your <router console> (http://127.0.0.1:7658). This will make use of I2P's <Jetty> webserver. You may also use <Apache>.
     119 how eepsite:: <reply>to view eepsites, your browser (or system) proxy for http needs to have the same settings as "eepproxy" under the local destinations link in your console. Usually this is 127.0.0.1 port 4444
     120 I2P Rufus:: a now unmaintained <BitTorrent client>. Look into <Robert> instead.
     121 I2P-BT:: <reply> I2P-BT was the first working <BitTorrent> client for I2P. See http://i2p-bt.postman.i2p/. You should also look into the other <BitTorrent clients> available.
     122 i2phex browser:: I2Phex is a standalone application, it is not accessible from a browser.
     123 I2Phex:: a Gnutella client for use within the I2P network. There is a I2Phex forum here: http://forum.i2p/viewforum.php?f=25. You can download it here: http://echelon.i2p/.
     124 I2PSnark:: the built-in BitTorrent client. It has links to the most common I2P trackers and even explains how to add torrents (http://localhost:7657/i2psnark/). There are also alternative <BitTorrent clients> though.
     125 I2PSnarkXL:: an extension of the router-builtin I2PSnark BitTorrent client. It adds a nice GUI and some performance enhancements. See http://i2psnarkxl.i2p/. Also ask me about the other <BitTorrent clients>.
     126 iMule:: an open-source aMule clone for I2P-internal use. It offers filesharing via an I2P-kad network and can be downloaded from http://echelon.i2p or http://www.imule.i2p. And there's a section in the forum: http://forum.i2p/viewforum.php?f=30.
     127 PyBit:: a <BitTorrent client> for I2P. I haven't learned much about it yet. All I know is that you can get it from http://echelon.i2p/.
     128 Robert:: a bittorrent client for the I2P network, with support for trackerless torrents. For more information visit: http://bob.i2p
     129 Tahoe-LAFS:: the first cloud storage system with provider-independent security. Find out more at http://duck.i2p/tahoe-lafs/ and join #tahoe-lafs.
    140130 thepiratebay:: an eepsite that is hard to find, has bad stuff on it, and may not be up anymore. Not recommended. Instead ask me about <BitTorrent trackers>.
    141  Tor overview:: https://www.torproject.org/overview.html.en
    142  Tor:: an anonymous network very similar to I2P, but unlike I2P it focuses on anonymous access to the open web. We consider the two as being complimentary. See http://www.i2p2.de/techintro.html#similar.tor & https://www.torproject.org/
    143  Torbutton:: a recommended Firefox extensions that despite its name is very useful on I2P. It takes care of many different browser settings to prevent privacy attacks. See https://www.torproject.org/torbutton/.
    144  Trac:: an open source, web-based project management and bug-tracking tool. I2P's trac is located here: http://trac.i2p2.i2p/
    145131 tracker:: <reply>A tracker is a public site dedicated to offering bittorrent downloads.
    146132 Transmission:: a BitTorrent client. There is also a port of it that works for I2P-internal torrents. See http://echelon.i2p for more details.
    147  Video tutorial:: <reply> There is a video tutorial on how to install I2P by Telecomix: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QeRN2G9VW5E.
    148  vulpine:: a link between irc servers outside and irc2p servers inside i2p. The nick of the person is shown after <vulpine>
    149  wiki:: <reply> see http://ugha.i2p
    150 
    151 ====== plural ======
     133
     134===== plural =====
    152135 BitTorrent clients:: applications that manage file transfers using the <BitTorrent> protocol. The following clients work on I2P and you can ask me about them individually: I2PSnark, I2PSnarkXL, I2P-BT, I2P Rufus, Transmission, PyBit and Robert.
    153136 BitTorrent trackers:: sites dedicated to offering bittorrent downloads. You can find a list of the most widely used ones in I2PSnark's webconsole at http://localhost:7657/i2psnark/. The most popular tracker is http://tracker2.postman.i2p/.
    154  Browser profiles:: a way to run several different browser configurations at the same time (i.e. web and I2P). For Firefox try 'firefox -P -no-remote'. Alternatively you could install the <FoxyProxy> extension.
    155  Browsers:: <reply> You should be able to use all web browsers with I2P, but not all are equally qualified for anonymous networks. Use Firefox when in doubt and ask me about Firefox extensions.
    156  Cookies:: text strings stored by a user's web browser. It is advisable to turn off cookies (in general even, but at least for I2P). Relevant <Firefox extensions> are <CS Lite> and <Torbutton>.
    157  Darknets:: closed communication networks. I2P falls into that category. See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darknet_(file_sharing).
    158  IRC servers:: <reply> I know of the following I2P IRC servers: irc.postman.i2p/irc.freshcoffee.i2p (here), irc.welterde.i2p and irc.telecomix.i2p. You cannot connect to regular internet IRC servers. See <IRC tunnel> and <SOCKS5 IRC poxy> for help on how to connect.
    159  IRC tunnels:: <reply> The standard IRC tunnel listens on port 6668. To connect with xchat (for example) connect to 127.0.0.1/6668 (no proxy). Alternatively you can setup a <SOCKS5 IRC proxy>.
    160  Proxy servers:: servers that act as an intermediary for requests from clients seeking resources from other servers. Potentially useful proxies for I2P are 'Privoxy', 'Polipo' and 'Squid', which can even be used in combination.
    161  Proxy settings:: HTTP address 127.0.0.1 and port 4444. Related: <browser profiles>/<FoxyProxy>/<Privoxy>, <subscriptions>
    162  SSH tunnel settings:: <reply> To create the necessary tunnels run 'ssh -L7657:127.0.0.1:7657 -L4444:127.0.0.1:4444 $USER@$SERVER' or set the LocalForwards in your ~/.ssh/config accordingly.
    163 
    164 ==== Not I2P related ====
    165 ====== singular ======
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     138==== Tools ====
     139===== singular =====
    166140 -no-remote:: a Firefox command line option that lets you run separate <Firefox profiles> at the same time. See http://kb.mozillazine.org/Command_line_arguments
    167141 Apache:: a webserver you can use to serve <eepsites> (default is <Jetty>). All you have to do is tweak the existing eepsite server settings to match your Apache port. Make sure it doesn't leak information. See also: http://forum.i2p/viewtopic.php?t=194#578
    168142 Better Privacy:: a Firefox extension that tries to protect you from Super Cookies. See https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/6623/.
    169143 CS Lite:: a Firefox extension that will allow you to easily control cookie permissions. See https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/5207/.
    170  DATA statement:: <reply>The primary purpose of the DATA statement is to give names to constants; instead of referring to pi as 3.141592653589793 at every appearance, the variable PI can be given that value with a DATA statement and used instead of the longer form of the constant.  This also simplifies modifying the program, should the value of pi change. -- FORTRAN manual for Xerox Computers
    171144 ELinks:: a free text-based console web browser for Unix-like operating systems. To use it with I2P you need to set the http proxy variable: 'http_proxy=127.0.0.1:4444 elinks'. You could create a bash alias for convenience.
    172  Encryption:: the process of transforming information (referred to as plaintext) using an algorithm (called cipher) to make it unreadable to anyone except those possessing special knowledge, usually referred to as a key. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Encryption
    173145 Fetchmail:: a MRA. Personally I think <getmail> is a better choice, but I may be convinced otherwise. See http://www.fetchmail.info/.
    174146 Firefox:: a recommended web browser for I2P. Ask me about <Firefox extensions> and <browser profiles>.
    175  FLIP:: <reply> FLIP (Freenet Lightweight IRC Program) is an application to provide chat over Freenet using the IRC protocol. See http://new-wiki.freenetproject.org/FLIP.
    176147 FoxyProxy I2P rule:: <reply> To correctly route all I2P traffic using <FoxyProxy> add the following regular expression rule: {{{^http://[^/]*\.i2p/.*}}}
    177148 FoxyProxy:: an addon that lets you configure several different proxies in Firefox to access I2P and the web at the same time. See http://zephyr.i2p/foxyproxy.html and <FoxyProxy I2P rule>. Alternatives are <browser profiles> and <Privoxy>.
    178  Freenet proxy:: <reply> There is a Freenet proxy at http://fproxy.tino.i2p/.
    179  Freenet:: a decentralized, distributed data store. All applications etc. are built on top of the data store which is extremely limiting. See http://freenetproject.org/. For a distributed datastore on I2P see <Tahoe-LAFS>.
    180  FreeTalk:: supposed to be a spam-resistant system for discussion forums on Freenet. See http://new-wiki.freenetproject.org/Freetalk.
    181  Frost:: an external application for Freenet that provides usenet-like messaging and a searchable file-sharing system. See http://new-wiki.freenetproject.org/Frost.
    182149 Getmail:: a MRA that is very easy to setup to work with <mail.i2p>. Simply point it to localhost port 7660 and set it to SimplePOP3Retriever (non-SSL). See http://pyropus.ca/software/getmail/. An alternative is <Fetchmail>.
    183  GNUnet:: an anoymous P2P network that's build around the purpose of file-sharing. http://gnunet.org/
    184  iptables:: a user space application program that allows a system administrator to configure the tables provided by the Linux kernel firewall and the chains and rules it stores. See http://www.netfilter.org/.
    185  Microblogging:: a form of blogging (like on Twitter). There is an I2P microblogging service called I2P Status at http://status.h2ik.i2p.
    186  Mixminion:: an anonymous remailer: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mixminion. For I2P mail systems ask me about <mail>.
    187150 MRA:: <reply> A mail retrieval agent (MRA) is an application that retrieves e-mail from a remote mail server, for example <mail.i2p>. I know about <getmail> and <fetchmail>.
    188151 Multiproxy Switch:: a Firefox extension for proxy management, it can be used to quickly switch proxy settings; with a visual indication... covers more settings than the on/off of torbutton... and is not conditional like foxyproxy,so it works better feeding a conditional proxy. More details of it's robustness and info leaks are needed...
    189152 Mutt:: a mail client (MUA) that works with <mail.i2p>. Research the header related options to make sure you're not giving away personal information though. Use <getmail> and mutt's native SMTP support. See http://www.mutt.org/ and compare it with other MUAs here: http://hq.postman.i2p/?page_id=9.
    190153 NoScript:: a recommended Firefox extension that allows JavaScript, Java and other executable content to run only from trusted domains of your choice. See https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/722/.
    191  OpenVPN:: a software application that implements VPN solutions for creating secure point-to-point or site-to-site connections. See http://openvpn.net/index.php/open-source/333-what-is-openvpn.html.
    192  Phantom protocol:: a system for decentralized anonymization of generic network traffic. It is a very young project. See http://code.google.com/p/phantom/.
    193154 Polipo:: a light-weight proxy server designed for single users or small groups. It supports caching to speed up browsing. It's also the default proxy of the Tor project. See http://www.pps.jussieu.fr/~jch/software/polipo/. Another caching 'proxy server' is 'Squid'.
    194155 Privoxy:: a proxy server that can route your traffic to different places (I2P, Tor, internet) based on URL rules (similar to <FoxyProxy>). See http://forum.i2p/viewtopic.php?t=218, http://forum.i2p/viewtopic.php?t=3191, http://www.privoxy.org/faq/.
     
    196157 RefControl:: a Firefox extension that allows you to forge the HTTP Referer and thereby hide from which site you have been redirected. See https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/953/ and http://www.stardrifter.org/refcontrol/.
    197158 RequestPolicy:: a highly recommended Firefox extension that allows you to control which cross-site requests you want to allow. See https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/9727/ and http://www.requestpolicy.com/.
    198  Search engine:: <reply> http://eepsites.i2p/ is an I2P internal search engine.
    199159 Sendmail:: an MTA. Sorry, that's all I can tell you right now.
    200160 slrn:: an open source text-based news client. Once you created the tunnel for an I2P <news server> run 'slrn --nntp -h localhost -p $port' to connect. Before actually using it you should configure a .slrnrc for I2P. Ask me about <slrnrc>.
    201161 slrnrc:: <reply> A standard .slrnrc will work. However, make sure you configure your desired nickname and 'set generate_message_id 0' to keep your hostname secret. Also fake your hostname (set hostname) and set your mail.i2p address as the replyto address.
    202  SMTP:: a protocol used to transfer email. For <mail.i2p> see http://hq.postman.i2p/?page_id=10. STMP support is also planned for <I2P-Bote>.
    203162 Squid:: possibly the most common caching proxy server. It is rather complex and most users might be better off using Polipo. See http://www.squid-cache.org/.
    204  Staying safe:: <reply> Staying safe on anonymous networks requires discipline regarding the information you give away as well as a secure and trustworthy computer system.
    205  Thaw:: a filesharing utility and upload/download manager. It is used as a graphical interface for Freenet filesharing. See http://new-wiki.freenetproject.org/Thaw.
    206163 Thunderbird:: a MUA that can be used with <mail.i2p>. Be sure to read the following page though: http://hq.postman.i2p/?page_id=9.
    207  TLS:: <reply> Transport Layer Security (TLS) and its predecessor, Secure Socket Layer (SSL), are cryptographic protocols that provide security for communications over networks such as the Internet. Since I2P encrypts connections by default TLS is not needed for internal services.
    208  Twitter:: a micro-blogging platform. There are 2 similar services on I2P. See http://status.h2ik.i2p/ and http://annontwitter.i2p/. Also, zzz is on twitter at http://twitter.com/i2p/.
    209  VPN:: <reply> VPNs (virtual private networks) are a very useful tool. For the purpose of staying anonymous those commercial VPN providers that are being hyped everywhere are useless though. Be careful.
     164 Torbutton:: a recommended Firefox extensions that despite its name is very useful on I2P. It takes care of many different browser settings to prevent privacy attacks. See https://www.torproject.org/torbutton/.
    210165 wget:: a utility for downloading network data. It reads the http_proxy environment variable. Set it to localhost:4444 to be able to retrieve files from I2P. Also see <eepget>.
    211166
    212 ====== plural ======
    213  Factoids:: these little tidbits of information that an infobot can give you.
     167===== plural =====
     168 Browser profiles:: a way to run several different browser configurations at the same time (i.e. web and I2P). For Firefox try 'firefox -P -no-remote'. Alternatively you could install the <FoxyProxy> extension.
     169 Browsers:: <reply> You should be able to use all web browsers with I2P, but not all are equally qualified for anonymous networks. Use Firefox when in doubt and ask me about Firefox extensions.
     170 Cookies:: text strings stored by a user's web browser. It is advisable to turn off cookies (in general even, but at least for I2P). Relevant <Firefox extensions> are <CS Lite> and <Torbutton>.
    214171 Firefox extensions:: <reply> Recommended Firefox extensions are <NoScript>, <CS Lite>, <Torbutton>, <Request Policy>, <RefControl>, <Better Privacy>. Related: <browser profiles>, <FoxyProxy> and <Privoxy>.
    215  Freesites:: web pages on Freenet. See http://new-wiki.freenetproject.org/Freesite.
    216172 Mail clients:: <reply> Mail clients (MUAs) can be used with mail.i2p. See this page for a comparison: http://hq.postman.i2p/?page_id=9.
    217173 Newsreaders:: used to read and post to <news servers>. Here is a list newsreaders: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_news_clients. I can give you a few hints on how to configure <slrn> for I2P.
     174
     175==== Other networks ====
     176===== singular =====
     177 FLIP:: <reply> FLIP (Freenet Lightweight IRC Program) is an application to provide chat over Freenet using the IRC protocol. See http://new-wiki.freenetproject.org/FLIP.
     178 Freenet proxy:: <reply> There is a Freenet proxy at http://fproxy.tino.i2p/.
     179 Freenet:: a decentralized, distributed data store. All applications etc. are built on top of the data store which is extremely limiting. See http://freenetproject.org/. For a distributed datastore on I2P see <Tahoe-LAFS>.
     180 FreeTalk:: supposed to be a spam-resistant system for discussion forums on Freenet. See http://new-wiki.freenetproject.org/Freetalk.
     181 Frost:: an external application for Freenet that provides usenet-like messaging and a searchable file-sharing system. See http://new-wiki.freenetproject.org/Frost.
     182 GNUnet:: an anoymous P2P network that's build around the purpose of file-sharing. http://gnunet.org/
     183 Mixminion:: an anonymous remailer: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mixminion. For I2P mail systems ask me about <mail>.
     184 Phantom protocol:: a system for decentralized anonymization of generic network traffic. It is a very young project. See http://code.google.com/p/phantom/.
     185 Thaw:: a filesharing utility and upload/download manager. It is used as a graphical interface for Freenet filesharing. See http://new-wiki.freenetproject.org/Thaw.
     186 Tor overview:: https://www.torproject.org/overview.html.en
     187 Tor:: an anonymous network very similar to I2P, but unlike I2P it focuses on anonymous access to the open web. We consider the two as being complimentary. See http://www.i2p2.de/techintro.html#similar.tor & https://www.torproject.org/
     188
     189===== plural =====
     190 Freesites:: web pages on Freenet. See http://new-wiki.freenetproject.org/Freesite.
    218191 Other networks:: being listed here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anonymous_P2P#List_of_anonymous_P2P_networks_and_clients
     192
     193==== Networking ====
     194===== singular =====
     195 Creating tunnels:: <reply> To setup a new I2P tunnel go to: http://localhost:7657/i2ptunnel/index.jsp
     196 GarliCat:: <reply> GarliCat creates a transparent IP layer on top of I2P. It transmits any kind of IP-based data transparently through the I2P network. See http://www.cypherpunk.at/onioncat/wiki/GarliCat and http://echelon.i2p/garlicat/.
     197 i2ping:: like ping over i2p
     198 iptables:: a user space application program that allows a system administrator to configure the tables provided by the Linux kernel firewall and the chains and rules it stores. See http://www.netfilter.org/.
     199 Netfilter:: a framework that provides hook handling within the Linux kernel for intercepting and manipulating network packets. See http://www.netfilter.org/.
     200 Network accessible router:: <reply> To make your router accessible by all computers on your network subsitute '127.0.0.1' for the IP address of the server in line 'clientApp.0.args=7657 127.0.0.1 ./webapps/' in file ~/.i2p/clients.config. Be aware that traffic to the router console will be unencrypted. You should use <SSH tunnels> instead.
     201 OnionCat:: <reply> OnionCat creates a transparent IP layer on top of <Tor>'s <hidden services>. It transmits any kind of IP-based data transparently through the Tor network on a location hidden basis. See http://www.cypherpunk.at/onioncat/.
     202 OpenVPN:: a software application that implements VPN solutions for creating secure point-to-point or site-to-site connections. See http://openvpn.net/index.php/open-source/333-what-is-openvpn.html.
     203 Remote router:: <reply> If you run the I2P router on another computer the best way to access it is using <SSH tunnels>. Alternatively you can set the router to accept connections from the network (see <network accessible router>).
     204 Shutdown:: <reply> The reason a shutdown/restart of your router takes 11 minutes is that tunnel leases last 10 minutes. Your router waits 11 minutes to make sure that all participating tunnels are finished.
     205 SOCKS5 IRC proxy:: <reply> With a SOCKS5 IRC proxy tunnel you'll be able to connect to several IRC servers without having to setup a seperate tunnel for each one. Here are the instructions: http://zzz.i2p/topics/690
     206 SSH tunnel settings:: <reply> To tunnel I2P through SSH create the necessary tunnels by either running 'ssh -L7657:127.0.0.1:7657 -L4444:127.0.0.1:4444 $USER@$SERVER' or setting the LocalForwards in your ~/.ssh/config accordingly.
     207 TLS:: <reply> Transport Layer Security (TLS) and its predecessor, Secure Socket Layer (SSL), are cryptographic protocols that provide security for communications over networks such as the Internet. Since I2P encrypts connections by default TLS is not needed for internal services.
     208 VPN:: <reply> VPNs (virtual private networks) are a very useful tool. For the purpose of staying anonymous those commercial VPN providers that are being hyped everywhere are useless though. Be careful.
     209
     210===== plural =====
     211 Proxy servers:: servers that act as an intermediary for requests from clients seeking resources from other servers. Potentially useful proxies for I2P are 'Privoxy', 'Polipo' and 'Squid', which can even be used in combination.
     212 Proxy settings:: HTTP address 127.0.0.1 and port 4444. Related: <browser profiles>/<FoxyProxy>/<Privoxy>, <subscriptions>
     213 SSH tunnel settings:: <reply> To create the necessary tunnels run 'ssh -L7657:127.0.0.1:7657 -L4444:127.0.0.1:4444 $USER@$SERVER' or set the LocalForwards in your ~/.ssh/config accordingly.
     214
     215==== Communication ====
     216===== singular =====
     217 howtoirc:: <reply> Dear visitors, you can connect to the anonymous I2P IRC servers directly by adding a server with the address 127.0.0.1 and port 6668 (no proxy) in your client.
     218 I2P Status:: a <Twitter>-like microblogging service on I2P: http://status.h2ik.i2p/. There is also http://annontwitter.i2p/.
     219 I2P-Bote:: an I2P-internal, anonymous and secure (end-to-end encrypted) serverless e-mail system. For more information visit: http://i2pbote.i2p
     220 I2P-Messenger:: an I2P-internal, anonymous and secure (end-to-end encrypted) serverless instant messenger with support for file transfers. See http://echelon.i2p/qti2pmessenger.
     221 IM:: <reply> For I2P-internal instant messaging there is <I2P-Messenger>, furthermore we have the I2P-internal IRC network <Irc2P>.
     222 IRC servers:: <reply> I know of the following I2P IRC servers: irc.postman.i2p/irc.freshcoffee.i2p (here, <Irc2P>), irc.welterde.i2p and irc.telecomix.i2p. You cannot connect to regular internet IRC servers. See <IRC tunnel> and <SOCKS5 IRC poxy> for help on how to connect.
     223 Mail.i2p:: an I2P mail service. Your you@mail.i2p account also works on the internet as you@i2pmail.org. You can use it to communicate with I2P and non-I2P users. See http://hq.postman.i2p/?page_id=4. Also ask me about <MUAs> and <I2P-Bote>.
     224 Mail:: <reply> There are two very different email systems on I2P. Ask me about <mail.i2p> and <I2P-Bote>.
     225 Microblogging:: a form of blogging (like on Twitter). There is an I2P microblogging service called I2P Status at http://status.h2ik.i2p.
     226 News server:: <reply> There is a news server (<NNTP>) operated by welterde at nntp.welterde.i2p. To access it you need to create a new <tunnel> to point to that address and then set your <newsreader> to connect to localhost and the port you chose. Also see <newsreaders>.
     227 NNTP:: the Network News Transfer Protocol which is used for transporting Usenet news articles (netnews) between news servers and for reading and posting articles. Ask me about <news servers> and <newsreaders>.
     228 POP3:: a protocol used to retrieve email from a remote server. For <mail.i2p> see http://hq.postman.i2p/?page_id=11. POP3 support is also planned for <I2P-Bote>.
     229 Smigmacy:: <reply> Smigacy (which stands for Send Messages through I2pmail with Greater privACY) is an anonymity filter for SMTP, primarily intended to be used with Postman’s I2PMail service. See http://hq.postman.i2p/?page_id=35.
     230 SMTP:: a protocol used to transfer email. For <mail.i2p> see http://hq.postman.i2p/?page_id=10. STMP support is also planned for <I2P-Bote>.
     231 susimail:: <reply>Susimail is the resident webmail client that interfaces with postman's mail services. http://127.0.0.1:7657/susimail
     232 Syndie:: an open source system for operating distributed forums, offering a secure and consistent interface to various anonymous and non-anonymous content networks. More at http://syndie.i2p2.de/ and http://forum.i2p/viewforum.php?f=29.
     233 Twitter:: a micro-blogging platform. There are 2 similar services on I2P. See http://status.h2ik.i2p/ and http://annontwitter.i2p/. Also, zzz is on twitter at http://twitter.com/i2p/.
     234 wiki:: <reply> see http://ugha.i2p
     235
     236===== plural =====
     237 IRC servers:: <reply> I know of the following I2P IRC servers: irc.postman.i2p/irc.freshcoffee.i2p (here), irc.welterde.i2p and irc.telecomix.i2p. You cannot connect to regular internet IRC servers. See <IRC tunnel> and <SOCKS5 IRC poxy> for help on how to connect.
     238 IRC tunnels:: <reply> The standard IRC tunnel listens on port 6668. To connect with xchat (for example) connect to 127.0.0.1/6668 (no proxy). Alternatively you can setup a <SOCKS5 IRC proxy>.
     239
     240==== Dangers ====
     241====== singular ======
     242 Anonymity on I2P:: <reply> Anonymity is not a boolean - we are not trying to make something "perfectly anonymous", but instead are working at making attacks more and more expensive to mount. I2P is a low latency mix network, and there are limits to the anonymity offered by such a system, but the applications on top of I2P, such as Syndie, I2P mail, and I2PSnark extend it to offer both additional functionality and protection.
     243 Anonymity:: a broad subject. Most importantly it's not a boolean. You may want to ask me about the <disclaimer> or <staying safe>.
     244 Disclaimer:: <reply> I2P is still a work in progress. It should not be relied upon for "guaranteed" anonymity at this time, due to the relatively small size of the network and the lack of extensive academic review. It is not immune to to attacks from those with unlimited resources, and may never be, due to the inherent limitations of low-latency mix networks.
     245 Exit node sniffing:: a potential problem when routing unencrypted traffic through Tor or I2P to the web, because a malicious exit node/outproxy can easily sniff that traffic. This problem does not exist inside I2P or when using Tor's Hidden Services.
     246 Staying safe:: <reply> Staying safe on anonymous networks requires discipline regarding the information you give away as well as a secure and trustworthy computer system.
     247
     248===== plural =====