Opened 11 years ago

Closed 10 years ago

#1207 closed defect (wontfix)

Polipo Won't Start Correctly

Reported by: TheJack Owned by: loafier
Priority: Low Milestone:
Component: Polipo Version: 1.0
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Cc: TheJack Actual Points:
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Description (last modified by phobos)

DNS: couldn't open /etc/resolv.conf: No such file or directory
Disabling disk cache: No such file or directory
Disabling local tree: No such file or directory
Established listening socket on port 8123.

I am continually getting the above error with Polipo.
If I ignore it and go into my browser (opera) it just says Could not connect to proxy server. Access denied

I used to use Privoxy and I had no problems..
I'm running Windows Vista Ultimate

[Automatically added by flyspray2trac: Operating System: All]

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Change History (2)

comment:1 Changed 11 years ago by loafier

Polipo whines like this on Windows because its support for that platform
is currently incomplete. In particular, Polipo's DNS resolver doesn't know
how to access name servers, and the disk cache is broken. Windows support
should be better some time after 1.0.5

However, Polipo should still be usable for accessing the Internet. Can you
double check your proxy settings in Opera to make sure that the address
and port of the http proxy server are set correctly? It looks like Polipo
is on port 8123, so the proxy server should be localhost:8123

comment:2 Changed 10 years ago by phobos

Description: modified (diff)
Resolution: Nonewontfix
Status: assignedclosed

Juliusz has taken over polipo maintenance again. He's asked the authors of existing bugs to email them to his mailing list at

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