Apt Updates on Public WiFi with #Tor
McDonald's and Starbucks' adult content filtering are blocking apt updates. Here's how to keep you system up to date.
@art Strangely enough, I was at a McDonalds this morning, and thought of using Tor (though I didn't). Can't remember whether I updated something, though.
@art You can also use the apt-transport-tor package and set your sources.list to use Debian's Tor hidden service gateways. That way things like unattended-upgrades can take advantage of it.
@art it's weird that they are blocking software updates for Debian Linux Distros, do they do the same for software updates on Windows & macOS?
@catgirl Not sure. I don't think they're targeting Linux. I think they're just blocking something else and the apt repos might be caught accidentally.
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