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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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Anonabox & Tor (TOR_SKIP_LAUNCH)

I'm using the Anonabox and, as its hardware connects to Tor, I'm looking for something similar to the 'transparent torification' option in the Tor browser (to avoid running everything through Tor ...
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can't connect please help

I'm using my cellphones hotspot. I always use it with tor. I changed my clock ahead 2 hours after the last time I connected. I got a error log that said my clock was wrong changed that now I get this ...
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Tor Non Exit Relay Port Issue

I am trying to set up a tor non exit relay, i am running it on debian wheezy inside of a virtual machine run in hyper-v on server2o12 r2 datacenter, my router is a ubiquiti ER-8Pro both ports 9001 and ...
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ExitPolicy to local machine

There is a comment in the torrc man page that exit policies can target the local machine or private networks, like say : ExitPolicy accept 127.0.0.1:80 ExitPolicy reject private:* Does anyone ...
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Why exactly is it not recommended to exclude relays?

I'm doing some research on Tor for a paper and stumbled upon this section on the Tor FAQ page, where it says how to choose or exclude certain nodes from your circuit. Below it says that it is not ...
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Is it possible to run a second tor relay on the same LAN?

I have been trying to test it out, I've changed the ORPort and DirPort and forwarded them on the router but I keep getting the following messages. pi@raspberrypi ~ $ tail -f /var/log/tor/logled--see ...
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I download the english tor for 32bit windows. I install tor. I cannot use tor as it has no language, just llllllllll lll llllll lll. huh?

I can not change the language as I have no way of reading anything. the setup looks like my old firefox setup, but icons do not match up so I can't guess which icon matches to language!! the language ...
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How to configure multiple Tor.exes

It's very possible to have different end-nodes using the Tor Browser. see here I want to configure the .exe to do the same thing (without the TBB). These are a list of commands that help to do that (...
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Can the Tor Browser be configured to function as a non-exit relay node?

I downloaded the 64-bit Windows installed for "Tor Browser" from this URL: https://www.torproject.org/download/download-easy.html.en It installed and worked as expected and can display normal and ....
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Configure tor as proxy

I'm trying to use Tor as a proxy, to make other apps connect to the internet through the tor network. With Tor running and connected I opened another browser, and in the proxy settings I typed 127.0.0....
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transparent torification [duplicate]

I'm using the Anonabox as internet connection. As its hardware connects to Tor, it is recommended to activate 'transparent torification' in the Tor browser to avoid running everything through Tor ...
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Programatically send HTTP request over Tor

I would like to know how to programatically send HTTP request to a host (e.g. www.example.com) over Tor. My preferred environment is C# on Windows.
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Using obfs4; Tor fails to connect

5/30/2015 10:37:51 AM.300 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network connections. Shutting down all existing connections. 5/30/2015 10:37:51 AM.300 [NOTICE] ...
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Why do I appear to be from “Unknown” country?

I configured my ExitNodes for {US}, However when I track the links I visit using Tor it shows that I'm surfing from an "Unknown" country, what could the problem be?
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Failed to connect to Tor network?

I tried connecting to the Tor network. Each time it stops at Loading Network Status . This is the log file: 27-05-2015 10:54:40.877 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-...