To get to this settings window press the button
Config in the main window of JonDo, then choose the
Update from the list to the left. This panel
is only available in the Extended
In this dialog you can check whether new versions of JonDo are available for
Here you can see the version number of JonDo.
This field shows the release timestamp of the currently installed version.
There are two possible versions: the stable version has been
thoroughly tested. The beta version, also called developer
version, includes all functions that are available at the moment, also
those that are still undergoing testing. This is why the beta
version is meant for experienced and curious users.
The information here does not refer to the software currently installed on
your system, but rather it refers to the JonDo version that can currently be
downloaded. Using the dropdown menu
Type, you can choose whether
it applies to the stable version or the beta version.
Anonymous update connection
Only if direct connection is not possible makes JonDo connect
to the update server through the currently active JonDonym service if the
respective update server is not available through a direct connection. This
could for example be the case if your ISP blocks access to the update
Always (deny non-anonymous connection) will result in update
servers being contacted only through JonDonym services. By setting
this, you may under circumstances no longer be able to receive updates. But
on the other side you are protected against direct manipulation of the
software by the creator for your installation cannot be
Never (allow direct connection only) can make sense if you want
to cut cost. For update data transmitted through premium JonDonym
services will for compelling technical reasons be accounted for just like
any other user data. This setting blocks any updates through the
Show information window if a new JAP/JonDo version is
If this option is active, an information window will be shown from which
you can update directly whenever a new version of JonDo is available. If it
is deactivated, the status bar of the main window will display only a small
reminder. JonDo checks for new versions at startup and every 12 hours from
Show information window when a new version of Java (JRE) is
JonDo checks for new JAVA versions at startup and every 12 hours
thereafter. If this option is active, an information window will be shown.
Upgrading the JRE has to be done manually. More...
This field displays information about the update's installation progress.
Furthermore, it shows the results of checks for a new version.
Check for new updates
Click this button to check if a newer version than the currently installed
version is available for download.
With this button, you can, depending on your selection for Type, download the latest version of JonDo from the
Internet and install it on your system.
Restrictions for the Dresden (JAP) anonymisation servers
After careful consideration we have decided to restrict the size of downloads over the Dresden (JAP) mixes a little. The reason is to allow a more fair use of scarce resources of our servers especially for users who simply want to surf the Web. more...