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users:faq [2018/03/15 19:05]
nurupo ToxDNS has been phased out
users:faq [2020/06/07 23:42] (current)
skeleton1 [Does Tox have plugin support?] note about Toxygen, and a disclaimer
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 ==== Does Tox have plugin support? ==== ==== Does Tox have plugin support? ====
-Currently Tox does not support ​plugins, ​though this feature may be added later on. +Currently, the only Tox client that supports ​plugins ​is [[clients:​toxygen|Toxygen]]. However, Toxygen is not as well-maintained as the popular clientsand its development is currently stalled.
 ==== Does Tox leak my IP address? ==== ==== Does Tox leak my IP address? ====
 Tox makes no attempt to cloak your IP address when communicating with other users, as the whole point of peer-to-peer is to connect you directly to your friends. A workaround does exist in the form of [[users:Tox over Tor (ToT)|tunneling your Tox connections through Tor]]. However, a user cannot uncover another user's IP address using only a Tox ID to find the user in the DHT, the IP address will only be discernible when the users become "​friends."​ [[https://​gist.github.com/​irungentoo/​cb0a9b07131e95be1e64|1]] Tox makes no attempt to cloak your IP address when communicating with other users, as the whole point of peer-to-peer is to connect you directly to your friends. A workaround does exist in the form of [[users:Tox over Tor (ToT)|tunneling your Tox connections through Tor]]. However, a user cannot uncover another user's IP address using only a Tox ID to find the user in the DHT, the IP address will only be discernible when the users become "​friends."​ [[https://​gist.github.com/​irungentoo/​cb0a9b07131e95be1e64|1]]
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 [[users:​Import_Export| Import / Export]] [[users:​Import_Export| Import / Export]]
-==== Persistent ​groupchats ==== +==== New groupchats ==== 
-Persistent ​groupchats are being developed as part of the groupchat overhaul which is being undertaken primarily by Jfreegman. The work is nearing completion and the github branch can be found [[https://​github.com/​JFreegman/toxcore/​tree/​new_groupchats|here.]]+New DHT-based ​groupchats are being developed as part of [[ https://​github.com/​toktok/c-toxcore | c-toxcore]]. This will allow joining groupchats using a ToxID and implementations of new groupchat features.
  
 ==== Real Offline Messaging ==== ==== Real Offline Messaging ====
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