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Tor circuit chaining

Is it possible to use multiple tor circuits chained together? tor_circuit --> tor_circuit --> ... --> tor_circuit I know of a solution on windows using tortilla for windows that allows ...
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Send all OpenVPN traffic through TOR?

I have an OpenVPN server and I want to be able to route all requests that are made to that OpenVPN server through a proxy, so that the requests will look like they are made be the internet address of ...
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Tor on linux - how to select exit nodes manually

On windows, there is an application called Advanced Onion Router (or, AdvOR) which lets you choose your tor exit nodes, and it lists them all out. This is great, because some exit nodes have ...
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Tor first update: 404 not found

I just downloaded Tor Browser via apt-get install tor-browser and when I run it, it starts a little update window saying the tarball will be downloaded, but then it says: "Download Error: 404 not ...
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Can using F11 “Full Screen” be captured by websites?

I know that your window size can be captured by java scrips, and CSS, and who knows what else, and is used every day against you to try and isolate your online uniqueness. I tend to always try to use ...
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Can I turn-OFF the warning that comes with maximizing the Tor window?

I realize it's an important notice so that people understand what anonymity they may be giving up by performing the action, but if I'm on a website that I've more or less accepted, and maybe even ...
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Validate torrc file

I recently changed my torrc file. How do I validate whether I did it right? As in, is there any way to test whether torrc configurations work as intended? I'd hoped TorCheck would provide such ...
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What's the difference between 80 and 8080 in torrc?

In torrc, I have come across both these lines: HiddenServicePort 80 127.0.0.1:80 vs HiddenServicePort 80 127.0.0.1:8080 Can anyone explain what their differences are?
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torrc DNSPort 53 - Tor browser will not start / Ubuntu 15

I try to set up a local redirection through tor as described here: https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/wiki/doc/TransparentProxy My system is Ubuntu 15.04. Fresh Tor installation works fine. ...
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Tor can not connect when trying to use ExitNodes from Iran

I'm visiting a website that only is available from Iran, and I want to use Tor and I want Tor to use an exit node from Iran, So, I put this on the torrc file: ExitNodes {ir} StrictNodes 1 But, I get ...
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Can't connect to network [duplicate]

It always gets stuck at about 10% and then nothing happens. I don't have any idea on what's wrong, though I use a university connection with several things blocked but the bridges wont work either. ...
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Website seems to know location / Orbot & Orfox

I have been using orbot/orfox on an android/cyanogen tablet. However, a website seems to still know my location. I would like to prevent this, but I'm not sure what I'm doing wrong. I am not ...
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How to configure Pidgin without Tor?

I want to connect to an IRC server but the server is rejecting Tor users. How can I use Pidgin, or any other IRC program to connect outside Tor? I tried Pidgin >> Modify >> Proxy >> Proxy type: No ...
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How Tor's fingerprint is calculated?

according to Tor's specifications, the fingerprint is A fingerprint (a HASH_LEN-byte of asn1 encoded public key, encoded in hex, with a single space after every 4 characters) for this router's ...
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Creating Directory Server

I'm trying to create a private Tor network and currently configuring the Directory Server. I run the command tor --list-fingerprint But it returns Clients don't have long-term identity keys. ...
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control tor via perl script

I installed tor on a ubuntu-server with the command sudo apt-get install tor and I also installed socks: sudo cpan LWP::Protocol::socks After this i wrote a perl script to read websites using the ...
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How to use tor exit node and VPN to break through GFW in China?

I am trying to deploy private tor network in China. This whole private tor network is unconnected with the Tor on the Internet. Due to GFW in China, I can only visit domestic internet via my private ...
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Tor starts but does not connect

I am trying to use Tor with Windows10 (I know, I know...). All seems to go well but I can't connect to any site ("connecting" then back to the welcome page). Same thing with the anti-virus and ...
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How to set my exit node from within tails by using the command line

I would like to set exit node from within tails by using the command line. I am currently using tails live CD. I tried to do this by saving in torrc but it won't save. I though it might store in RAM, ...
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How to set Tor for use in the UK and other countries [duplicate]

I am using the latest version of the Tor Browser, but I am at a loss on how to configure it for a UK (and other countries, later on) IP address. Obviously, I want to appear that I am in the UK to ...
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Using socat through Tor socks proxy gives no response

I am trying to get an HTTP request through a private Tor network that I have setup using tunneling with socat. In a private Tor network (10.0.0.216/29) I have relays setup on my servers 218 and 221 ...
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cant connect to tor network 2 mac [duplicate]

Last login: Mon Oct 5 23:12:01 on ttys000 cesar-montanos-MacBook:~ cesarmontano$ 15-10-05 23:17:02.300 [NOTICE] Opening Socks listener on 127.0.0.1:9150 15-10-05 23:17:02.300 [NOTICE] Renaming old ...
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How do I connect “eMule” software through the Tor Connection?

How do I connect "eMule" software through the Tor annonymous Connection?
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I recently installed tor and it cant seem to connect to tor network [closed]

So I've been to several questions on this regarding some issues with people being inable to connect to the Tor network, yet I am still inable to connect. After downloading the bundle I click 'Start ...
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Finding ubuntu user account running tor for tor-arm install

I am wondering how I go about finding the user that is running tor when installed on ubuntu. The quote below says that tor should be running as a separate user. I have a relay setup and currently ...
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Retrieving addresses of hidden tor services

Is it practical to generate onion addresses and attempt to connect to them via the tor client or is there a better approach? How can one get an estimate of the number of services available?
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Noob:: would someone be helpful to be sure I am as private as possible?

I follow all of the usual set ups, but in global it shows my external ip and the name of my isp. Is this normal? Am I putting myself out there more than I need to? Thank you for your patience. link ...
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Why is the configuration generated with Arm's setup not persistent?

I use Arm 1.4.5.0 with Tor 0.2.6.10 from the Tor repositories on a standard Debian Wheezy (7, oldstable) server. When I first launch arm I am not sure whether tor is already running. No nickname is ...
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How to connect to a Tor relay with an exit node

A friend of mine installed a Tor relay with an exit node in his server. It has an IP and a port, obviously, but we can't connect (or we don't know) to the node. We think it has to be done with a ...
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How to connect tor to a specific ip address of the list?

I have already installed the latest version of Tor but i can't connect to a specific IP address from this Tor list http://torstatus.blutmagie.de/ Can someone help me (also with a practical example...)...
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How to run multiple tor browser 5.0.2 how it is different 4.5? [duplicate]

how to run multiple tor browser 5.0.2 Pleace help me thak you for ancwer
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How can I start obfs4proxy.exe without starting Tor Browser?

Under WIN7 platform, when I start tor browser, there is a job running in taskmanager named `obfs4proxy.exe. How can i start it through command-line since I don't need tor browser? By the way, I can ...
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Can I just run tor and obsfproxy on windows platform without having to start tor browser

Does anyone know how to start tor.exe and obsf4proxy.exe on WIN32 platform without having to launch Tor browser? For instance in order to use a 3389 client to access the 3389 server by tor, I must ...
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TAILS on USB: How to use the rest of the stick

I put the TAILS ISO on a 32GB USB stick with 'dd' (Didn't have a smaller one.) diskutil GUI says the resulting partition is one GB but df in the terminal says it is four GB. diskutil does show the ...
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tor is not working [duplicate]

01/09/2015 10:17:55 ص.000 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network connections. Shutting down all existing connections. 01/09/2015 10:17:57 ص.400 [NOTICE] ...
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Running multiple TOR instances in TOR browser versions 5+

I have checked around but haven't found an answer to running multiple instances for V5+ Closest was for v4.5 Multiple instances of Tor w/ Tor Browser since v4.5 Anyone have any updates for this ...
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How to use Tor Expert Bundle on Windows?

A step by step guide would be awesome on how to use it and how to configure normal Mozilla Firefox to use proxy to reroute all traffic through Tor using Expert Bundle. (no Vidalia Solution)
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Designing P2P application over Tor

I am building a P2P C++ application that uses tor as a socks proxy to connect to the internet. This P2P app will only connect to other users running the same application, so all the communication ...
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How to keep (or import) the Tor Browser's history, when updating from an older version to TBB 5.0?

Is it possible to keep (or import) the Tor Browser's history data (not the bookmarks) when updating from an older version to TBB 5.0? And if so, then how? Background: Using TBB as my "default browser"...
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How to connect to TOR server from other computers

I'm trying to install tor server on TorServer computer and I like to use it on other machine in the network. For example, in TorServer I can do curl --socks5 localhost:9050 somewebsite.com I like ...
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Run tor and TBB at the same time with the same ports on same PC

Just what the title says: is it safe/good practise/etc to run tor as a service (LM17.2) and TBB on the same PC, same time, same ports? Will this be related to that part of the FAQ where it says I have ...
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Tor Browser unable to connect to any website (Endless Loop) [duplicate]

I've been trying to connect to the Tor network, but my Tor Browser is stuck in endless loop. At first I tried to connect through a VPN (Cyberghost VPN then to Tor network). It did not work. After ...
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Tor is making me an exit node despite configuration?

I am trying to create a non-exit relay. I have edited the torrc file to ExitPolicy reject *:*, but when I monitor my connection in arm it lists my relay nickname as an "EXIT" in multiple circuits. Is ...
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Tor'ing through dual router network

I have a two router setup at home. The master router handles the incoming DSL connection and DHCP settings, and the second router is used as a wireless extender. My desktop also connects via the ...
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Why does Tor Browser open my timezone file?

During launch, Tor Browser opens /usr/share/zoneinfo/(continent)/(city) Why? How can I hide that info?
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Where is “the profile”?

The last two versions of Tor Browser that I have tried on Mac OS are still OK for the admin account but when I try to launch in my normal user account, I get Tor Browser does not have permission to ...
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Add SocksPort using Tor Controller?

Can I add additional SOCKSPORT entries using Tor Controller? I looked through control-spec.txt and could only find examples of reading the current SOCKSPORT using GETCONF.
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Unable to connect to Tor using SOCKS 5

I am running Windows & want to connect to Tor using SOCKS 5. I have private proxies and when I tried any of them, all I am getting are these errors logs. 19/07/2015 02:31:24.671 [WARN] Could not ...
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How to deploy private tor network on the Internet

Is that possible to deploy my own private tor network on the Internet (not on the LAN)? I got five alicloud servers. 2 for directory authorities and 3 for tor relay servers. Here is my torrc file: ...
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how to build tor on windows using visual studio?

how to build tor which is a c project in visual studio c++? How to import tor source code?

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