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  • v1.2 Changes

    January 18, 2018

    What's new:

    • ๐Ÿ†• New feature: Support for Tor bridges, including obfs4proxy
    • ๐Ÿ†• New feature: Ability to use a persistent URL
    • ๐Ÿ†• New feature: Auto-stop timer, to stop OnionShare at a specified time
    • ๐Ÿ†• New feature: Get notification when Tor connection dies
    • โšก๏ธ Updated versions of python, Qt, tor, and other dependencies that are bundled
    • โž• Added ability to supply a custom settings file as a command line arg
    • โž• Added support for FreeBSD
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fixed small user interface issues
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fixed minor bugs
    • ๐Ÿ†• New translations for Dutch

    ๐ŸŽ For macOS X download OnionShare.pkg. For Windows download onionshare-setup.exe. For Linux, install from repositories or build from source.

  • v1.1 Changes

    • ๐Ÿ’ป OnionShare connects to Tor itself now, so opening Tor Browser in the background isn't required
    • โšก๏ธ In Windows and macOS, OnionShare alerts users about updates
    • โœ‚ Removed the menu bar, and adding a "Settings" button
    • โž• Added desktop notifications, and a system tray icon
    • Ability to add multiple files and folders with a single "Add" button
    • Ability to delete multiple files and folders at once with the "Delete" button
    • ๐ŸŒ Hardened some response headers sent from the web server
    • ๐ŸŒ Minor clarity improvements to the contents of the share's web page
    • Alert the user rather than share an empty archive if a file was unreadable
    • Prettier progress bars
  • v1.0 Changes

    • ๐Ÿ›  Fixed long-standing macOS X bug that caused OnionShare to crash on older Macs (!)
    • โž• Added settings dialog to configure connecting to Tor, including support for system Tor
    • โž• Added support for stealth onion services (advanced option)
    • โž• Added support for Whonix
    • ๐Ÿ‘Œ Improved AppArmor profiles
    • โž• Added progress bar for zipping up files
    • ๐Ÿ‘Œ Improved the look of download progress bars
    • ๐Ÿ‘ Allows developers to launch OnionShare from source tree, without building a package
    • โœ‚ Deleted legacy code, and made OnionShare purely use ephemeral Tor onion services
    • Switched to EFF's diceware wordlist for slugs
  • v0.9.2 Changes

    • Looks for TOR_CONTROL_PORT environment variable, to help Tails integration
    • ๐Ÿ”„ Change how OnionShare checks to see if it's installed system-wide, to help Subgraph OS integration
  • v0.9.1 Changes

    • โž• Added Nautilus extension, so you can right-click on a file and choose "Share via OnionShare", thanks to Subgraph developers
    • Switch to using the term "onion service" rather than "hidden service"
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fix CVE-2016-5026, minor security issue related to use of /tmp directory
    • ๐Ÿ Switch from PyInstaller to cx_Freeze for Windows and OSX packaging
    • ๐Ÿ‘Œ Support CLI in Windows and OSX
  • v0.9 Changes

    • Slugs are now shorter and human-readable, with rate limiting to prevent URL guessing
    • ๐Ÿ‘‰ Uses a new slug each time the server restarts
    • "Stop sharing automatically" enforces only one download
    • ๐Ÿ‘‰ Users get asked if they're sure they want to close OnionShare while server is running
    • โž• Added estimated time remaining progress indicator
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fixed frozen window while waiting for hidden service to start
    • Displays version number in both GUI and CLI
    • Closing window causes downloads to stop immediately
    • ๐ŸŒ Web server listens in ports 17600-17650, for future Tails support
    • โšก๏ธ Updated translations
    • Ported from Python 2 to Python 3 and from Qt4 to Qt5
    • Ported from py2app and py2exe to PyInstaller
  • v0.8.1 Changes

    • ๐Ÿ›  Fixed crash in Windows 7
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fixed crash related to non-ephemeral hidden services in Linux
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fixed minor bugs
  • v0.8 Changes

    • โž• Add support for ephemeral hidden services
    • Stopped leaking sender's locale on download page
    • โž• Add support for Tor Messenger as provider of Tor service
    • ๐Ÿ›  Minor bugfixes, code cleanup, and refactoring
  • v0.7.1 Changes

    • ๐Ÿ›  Fixed critical bug in OS X binaries that caused crashes on some computers
    • โž• Added Security Design document
    • ๐Ÿ Minor bug fix with Windows code signing timestamp server
    • ๐Ÿง Linux version uses HS dir that is allowed by Tor Browser Launcher's AppArmor profiles
  • v0.7 Changes

    • โž• Added code signing for Mac OS X
    • Does not disable existing hidden services
    • ๐Ÿ‘‰ Uses allowZip64 to allow compressing files >5gb
    • Sets HS dir to be in /var/lib/tor in Tails, to obey AppArmor rules
    • Misc. minor code cleanup