As the SOPA/PIPA storm was brewing, I thought I should give some of the new tools people were talking about a try. After reading around and checking what was available in the repos, I picked GNUnet. I want to be able to download Linux ISOs on P2P without anyone being able to tell if I have defected to Sabayon :)
(You shouldn't use BitTorrent over Tor. It's too heavy for that network, and your IP address gets revealed at the end point.)
I have installed GNUnet Secured P2P 0.8.1 (package name
I ran the configuration wizard, picking my network interface and all the default options. I got a prompt saying
Unable to change startup process: Success. I ran it again and this time also ticked "Start the GNUnet background process". It then completed with no prompt. (My network interface defaults to
lo rather than
wlan0 each time. I leave IP/hostname blank because I have a dynamic IP address - should I enter
I ran the advanced configuration tool, and changed the hostlists from
http://gnunet.org/hostlist.php http://gnunet.mine.nu:8081/hostlist http://vserver1236.vserver-on.de/hostlist-074 http://mosquito.dyndns.tv/gnunet-hostlist/hostlist http://de.gnunet.org/hostli to
http://mosquito.dyndns.tv/gnunet-hostlist/hostlist http://de.gnunet.org/hostlist-080 http://vserver1236.vserver-on.de/hostlist-074. (Per https://gnunet.org/node/1190 and http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/help-gnunet/2010-10/msg00000.html )
When the GNUnet GUI starts the message bar reads "Daemon running". After a while it reads "Disconnected".
What do I need to do to connect?