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As you may know, programs like Tor Browser come with a tor.exe program.

I'm not an expert, but I would say the executable is responsible for sending and receieving information by the Tor fabric.

Does it work as a standalone program? Can I use the executable via the terminal to send my own stuff through it (as proxy or with a concrete input from the terminal for example)?

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Sure you can! Tor.exe is a standalone daemon that can perfectly fit even a case when it is executed as as system service! Just put it all on the right place - and enjoy! If you'll describe your particular case - I think I'll be able to help you better - so just expand your question!

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  • First of all, thank you for such a kind answer! I know this question might be boring or pointless, but to me it matters a lot! Second, I don't have a concrete case, but let's say I wanna do some connections to an IP using my own Python script and this executable. How would I use the Tor fabric? By sending the request to the executable as if it was a proxy, by telling the program to do the request via some commands...? Oct 2 '21 at 20:00
  • Exactly - Tor is a Socks5 and HTTPS CONNECT proxy, so it's control interface is a telnet-based one. So you use Stem library for the control protocol and just any library you wish to use for a proxified connections. Nothing more! And you better take a tor.exe from an expert bundle - it's just it without a browser or anything else
    – Alexey Vesnin
    Oct 2 '21 at 21:52

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