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Multiple instances of Tor in Vidalia Relay Bundle? [closed]

How can I run multiple instances of Tor via the Vidalia Relay Bundle for Windows?
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How can I verify my relay is working?

This is the first time I'm running a relay. Doing it on a raspbian, and I've got some short questions. Be ready: I'm a newb. I'm only controlling my raspberry via SSH, so no GUIs. I opened ports on ...
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Configure Tor as the predetermined browser in a PC Win Vista

Although I stick to the predetermined browser option when installed it doesn't work when a link (http) is opened. What's the matter? Further more, Tor doesn't appear among the installed programs list ...
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Tor relay (arm monitor) doesn't seem to follow Tor settings (torrc)

I'm a rookie Tor relay operator but would like to give back to the community. According to the data in the arm-software (https://www.torproject.org/projects/arm.html.en) my Tor settings - the torrc-...
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Tor hidden service on Debian, nginx [duplicate]

On Debian, installed Tor just by going to the website and downloading, extracting whole Tor browser directory to /home/joe/ etc. It renders fine, I've created my hidden service (got the new host name ...
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Tor Doesn't Work Anymore [duplicate]

My college uses the SonicWall firewall to block websites and unauthorized internet connections. I installed Tor 2 months ago and it worked fine. However, I'm trying to connect to the Tor Network (when ...
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Multiple Tor processes to separate client traffic to improve anonymity?

Say you had multiple online accounts of all kinds and you route them all through a local Tor daemon on your computer using SOCKS[45]. I'm wondering if running multiple separate Tor instances that ...
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Proxy Client: unable to connect to xxx.xxx.xxx (“Connection refused”)

I am behind a firewall. I am not able to restricted sites using tor. But the thing is I was able to use tor before some days. I am getting an error, [notice] Application request when we haven't used ...
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How to modify the Tor Browser window for Tor Browser Bundle v.3.6.2

With reference to this question: What happened to torrc in Tor Browser Bundle? , I wish to add a button/an option to the Tor Firefox Browser Window where users can automatically input which country ...
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/etc/tor/torrc is blank

Im following this tutorial to make by Raspberry Pi a Tor Hotspot. I successfully setuped a working Hotspot which is connected to internet, and now I want that all the traffic will go trough the Tor ...
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Search detection on Tor browser

Once you close your Tor browser, is there any way to detect what you searched for on your computer at a later date?
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I'm running a Tor Relay on my Raspberry Pi, is it safe to use the Raspberry Pi as a proxy for all the machines on the LAN?

Recently I've been reading lots of comments stating it's not safe to use your own Tor Relay as a proxy into the Tor Network, but typically none of these conversations have any evidence to substantiate ...
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How can I run multiple hidden services with lighttpd?

I am trying to run two or more hidden services. My torrc seems to be fine, but I am having trouble with lighttpd.conf. My configuration file contains. $HTTP["host"] == "2uwvt4.onion" { server....
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Is Tor sandboxed on mac os x?

I'm concerned that running a Tor relay may open my machine to attack vectors from bugs (there are always bugs) in the daemon. Using the default installer, will Tor run in an account with limited ...
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How to block local ports and get a working Tor version

I've been trying to block torrent downloading on a mac computer using WaterRoof. I create rules that block ports 1025-65535 except 9150 which is the Tor control port, If I'm correct, but Tor Browser ...
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Network map GeoIP is Blocked. Does not show country flags in Germany and the country selection won't work [closed]

I'm living in Hungary the network map there works perfectly. In Germany I think its blocked by the internet provider. Tested 2 wifi HotSpot, always the same problem show up, only flags. The ExitNodes ...
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Who knows how many hops a client is using?

If an user changes the number of hops of his/her Tor client to some non-standard number (i.e. !=3), what nodes and who else in the circuit would know how many hops this client is using?.
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How to plot different results in Shadow with Scallion

I'm using Shadow to run a network simulation of Tor, with the scallion plug-in. When parsing and plotting the results, I only managed to retrieve the 'results-timing' graph. How do I parse and ...
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How do I configure Chrome to use Tor?

Note: I am aware that the Tor Project recommends against this and I want to do it anyway. I've downloaded the Tor Relay Bundle and everything seems to be working fine. I can see myself as a relay on ...
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How to configure IPv6-enabled bridge?

I'm looking for a valid configuration of an IPv6-enabled Tor Bridge. I have working IPv6-enabled relays, now I'd like to have a bridge (and not to loose IPv4 clients). I wonder if adding the following ...
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What are Bridges and Relay Centers in Tor

While configuring Tor you get something called Bridges and Relay Center. I have tried to decode what is this exactly and how to configure this but failed miserably due to which I just removed the ...
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How does geolocation work?

Using Tor, on the same session, I decided to check on several IP address lookup websites to see what's up. The IP address they detected was consistent, but the geolocation data differed greatly. Some ...
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Hidden services using manually configured browser

I've been playing around with regular Tor, compiled from source (as opposed to TBB). I've found that while accessing regular websites works fine hidden services don't work at all. For instance, ...
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Tor traffic capture

How possible is it to capture and then analyse Tor traffic to/from your local machine (i.e., using wireshark)? I'm interested in more than just website requests / responses; I want to capture all ...
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Can't login to http://en.zbiornik.com/

Folks, I am able to successfully run Tor Browser and access for example Gmail. However, I cannot login to http://en.zbiornik.com/ - it always says "invalid password". I have added the following line ...
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Tor on Google App Engine Launcher

I have installed Google App Engine SDK for Python on Windows 8.1. I use Vidalia Bridge Bundle and the Chrome extension Proxy SwitchySharp to access the net through Tor. But the problem seem to be it ...
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Connect to Tor-Firefox via Ruby/Watir

I am having issues connecting to Tor via Ruby - Watir webdriver. I use the Tor Browser Bundle. The problem is that when I try to connect via Watir (Selenium) I cannot seem to open Tor instead of ...
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What is the best specific for fast relay?

I'm trying to setup Tor relay, just a middle, not an Exit. I'm looking for the best configuration for the 100 mb / s. My current torrc is: V3AuthoritativeDirectory 1 V3AuthVotingInterval 30 minutes ...
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Connection Problems

I am having problems connecting to sites with Tor. I made sure that all my firewall settings were properly allowing Tor and sure that my system clock was set to the proper time. It was set to the ...
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Can Tor be used with Netflix or Hulu?

I am curious as to how it would work to use Tor for Netflix or Hulu if I have paid subscriptions to both sites.
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Setting up Tor relay and port reachability test failed error message [closed]

Greeting earthlings, I am attempting to set up Tor relay and the only issue I am encountering is a message stating that Server Port Reachability test failed and directory port reachability test ...
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How may I run multiple Tor relay instances in a single Windows 7 machine?

How may I run multiple Tor relay instances in a single Windows 7 machine? And if you can tell-me step-by-step, I appreciate a lot of!!
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Is it safe to use shared HidServAuth with hidden service?

https://secure.sw.gs:419/aaw/publist/adblock.html This webpage ask me to include HidServAuth to my torrc file. However, I'm not sure that this is safe. What will happen if someone and I connect to ...
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How can I find the meaning of the messages in Tor's debugging log?

How can I know what does this message mean: Jun 01 18:28:23.000 [debug] circuit_build_times_add_time(): Adding circuit build time 525 Note: I'm using Log debug file TorMonitor in my torrc to view ...
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Adding/removing hidden services while not affecting the others

I want to host multiple hidden services on the same Tor instance and have the ability to add/remove "programmaticaly" hidden services while Tor is running. As of now I would update a Torrc file and ...
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Why does Tor Browser include multiple torrc files?

When the tor-launcher extension starts Tor Browser's tor, it uses the "-f Data/Tor/torrc" argument and the "--defaults-torrc Data/Tor/torrc-defaults" argument (if a torrc-defaults file is found). Here'...
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How to run Pluggable Transports in unmanaged mode?

Introduction I want to locally run a PT in unmanaged mode. I have set up a bridge for a local test using the following torrc: BridgeRelay 1 Nickname "DummyTest" SOCKSPort 5001 ORPort 65535 ...
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Work censorship

My work restricts web sites. Our server is located in Germany but my office is in the uk. I don't seem to be able to access the tor network. I think I need the proxy setting how do I find these
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How should I configure my Isolating Proxy firewall for optimum security?

I'm setting up a Tor-based isolating proxy using the 'Anonymizing Middlebox' iptables rules specified here: https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/wiki/doc/TransparentProxy i.e. iptables -t nat -...
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Should I use the same Tor instance for a hidden service and browsing?

I briefly read that Tor hidden services use "Entry guards" in the circuit. Is there any reason why I shouldn't use the same Tor instance for hosting a Tor hidden service and general internet browsing?...
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What are good Tor resources?

There is some documentation at Tor projects on how to use Tor such as https://www.torproject.org/download/download-easy.html.en#warning However, if one would like to be very good at using Tor/...
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Any way to use Flash with Tor (to ONLY view country-blocked video streams)?

How can I configure Tor, with the Flash player, for ONLY accessing region-banned videos?
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How to make Tor use italian only proxy? [duplicate]

I need Tor to use proxy only from Italy,how can I do that?
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How can I configure HTTrack to work via Tor Browser?

Can anybody describe, how to configure HTTrack to work via the Tor Browser Bundle?
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Tor upgrade says a copy of firefox is already running macbook NOT WINDOWS

After upgrading, and throwing away all old Tor or Firefox/Mozilla files I can possibly find (including using the terminal command to show hidden files) every time I attempt to run the Tor Browser ...
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TOR 3.6, can't put http/https proxy in settings

With earlier versions I could put proxy in network options, now when I put https proxy there, write address and port, and choose proxy type "http/https", Tor doesn't accept it, it says error, somethin ...
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Tor ExitNodes as ip address is not working

Tor ExitNodes accept ISO country code or Ip address.. Trying to connect Tor ExitNode like.. ExitNodes {X.X.0.0/16},{X.X.0.0/20} StrictExitNodes 1. but it's not working. so it is not possible ...
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Having trouble editing Torrc

I have downloaded and installed the Tor bundle for Windows and all is working fine. I would like to configure it so that it restricts my IP address to Australia only. I have read the edit my torrc ...
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Tor doesn't work with urllib2

I am trying to use tor for anonymous access through privoxy as a proxy through urllib2. System info: Ubuntu 14.04, recently upgraded from 13.10 through dist-upgrade. This is a piece of code I am ...
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c# make web request using Tor

I'm trying to create web request using tor.it's giving error "Unable to connect to the remote server" inner exception "No connection could be made because the target machine actively refused it 127.0....