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Debian is a free operating system (OS) for your computer. An operating system is the set of basic programs and utilities that make your computer run.

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Tor-arm graphs not working

I'm currently running an exit node for Tor. It's been up for about 24 hours now, working perfectly with 150gb of upload and download already at a rate of 4 MiB/s. I just closed my Tor-arm, re-opened ...
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Tor is not able to browse my webserver

i am trying hard to get this working but somehow i am still failing. Based on the tutorials on torproject.org it shoulnt be a big hassle to set up a hidden service. However it seems like it is. ...
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Are the Tor versions that comes with linux distros (Ubuntu and Debian) reliable?

One can get Tor using apt-get install tor Is this version of tor reliable? How much can we trust this?
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Port forwarding on debian before setting tor exit relay live required?

Before setting exit relay live, do i have to setup port forwarding for 9001, as ORPort is using it if so then how i will do it on Debian Stretch 9.0. Torrc file below; ORPort 9001 DirPort 80 ...
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Tails: How to connect Tails to a Samba network-share?

Quick question: Is there any way to connect Tails to a Samba-based shared-folder in the local network? Now the more difficult part is: Do I have to configure the Samba-server for an access coming ...
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Tails OS: Disable administration password after booting Tails with adminpasw

I want to work on tails without admin passwd, but i do want to config my torrc file and a proxychain. I want to do this without leaving traces on my usbstick (like customized torrc file). Is it ...
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torrc startup scripts - a -f /full/path/to/your/fully/custom/config?

This is related to Is there a way in tor to tell to prefer tor relays from another country? where somebody named Alexey Vesnin shared something about sharing the full path in your startup scripts, see ...
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Is there a way in tor to tell to prefer tor relays from another country?

Recently I discovered that there is a tor relay in my own country. While it is a good sign it is impossible to know if the relay is by a good or a bad actor. While the same can be said of any tor ...
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using whois with torify and detailed info

I tried tor-prompt and while the minimalist /help gives some info. it doesn't tell if I can run the whois command through it or some other command utility which gives me the info. I tried the ...
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After update of tor, unable to start tor

I am on Debian and getting Debian from Debian itself after which it updates tor from the web. Now the path of Tor Browser has changed slightly it seems from /home/shirish/.local/share/torbrowser/...
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Why does the tor daemon start automatically in Ubuntu/Debian?

I'd like to know why the tor daemon autostarts and whether it's safe to disable it from starting automatically. Here users asked how to disable it for Ubuntu and Debian.
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/var/lib/tor is not owned by this user (root, 0) but by debian-tor (110)

I'm trying to set up a Tor relay on Debian Jessie. I edited the torrc file and set RunAsDaemon 1. When I try to start tor with sudo tor it returns this: [warn] /var/lib/tor is not owned by this user ...
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Unable to receive and add Tor's keys to apt

I'm following this to install Tor on a Debian based machine. However, I'm unable to add Tor's gpg key to the system's apt repository: root@fenrir:~# gpg --keyserver keys.gnupg.net --recv ...
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Does installing Tor as root user cause problems?

I'm new to Linux. I've installed Tor as root user. Will I have issues? I did this as per the instructions: You need to add the following entry in /etc/apt/sources.list or a new file in /etc/apt/...
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Root access in Tor 6,0.5?

25/9/2016 Bonjour tout le monde, While launching Tor 6,05 as standard user, I check the connexions and noticed these lines : tcp 0 0 localhost:58186 localhost:ipp ...
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Noticed an outdated instruction in Tor documentation site, how to correct it?

While browsing in Tor documentation site for instructions on getting latest tor for Ubuntu 16.04, I came across this site. In there I found this command, gpg --keyserver keys.gnupg.net --recv ...
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After building tor source package to run Tor on Raspberry Pi 3 apt-get offers upgrade

Got a new RP3 with jessie and followed advice here (see "How to run Tor on Raspbian on the Raspberry Pi") to build from deb.tpo using the documentation on Tor's page about building Debian packages. ...
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How to start tor on boot in Raspian Jessie?

I compiled tor from the source tarball annd configured it to run as a relay. The problem is that it won't start automatically on boot. I'm running raspbian jessie on a raspberry pi.
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Run tor-browser-bundle with another user

i am using the newest tbb version 6.0.1 on ubuntu 12.04. i wanted to know, if it is possible (and recommended) to start tbb with another user, for example user "tor_browser"? i just found that issue: ...
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Tails 2.3 not starting(stuck @ LSB , live-config) in Debian Jessie Virt-Manager (inside Win10 Virtualbox VM)

I am (trying to) run Tails 2.3 via Virt-Manager inside a Debian Jessie guest in a Windows10 Virtualbox VM. When I start to create a virtual machine per instructions on: https://tails.boum.org/doc/...
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Error OpenSSH over TAILS

Does anybody have an idea what wrong am I doing? So short, I've just launched TAILS OS and trying to connect to VPS over openSSH. With command ssh -i /home/amnesia/Persistent/id_rsa root@11.11.11.11 ...
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Tor permission error

I am trying to run hidden services with tor. But when I start it just using tor I get this error: ... is not owned by this user (user, 1000) but by debian-tor (118). Perhaps you are running Tor as ...
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Compile Tor Browser on Raspberry Pi 2

I have seen a ticket opened about this on tor bug tracker, but no progress for over a year on the Tor Browser being available on arm processors. I have setup firefox with a proxy to use Tor but that ...
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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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Displaying the Tor circuit via terminal

I'm using Debian 7 server. I will try to use proxychains. Is it possible to see the current Tor circuit (IP addresses) via terminal?
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Use Tor browser as non-root Linux

If I want to use the Tor browser as a non root user is there a way to do it without having to completely logout of the root workspace and log back in as another user? Basically have the browser run ...
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Running Tor in /opt

I'm looking at using the Tor browser bundle, and the instructions have one run the bundle as a normal user (in my case, on Debian Jessie). This would seem to expose the Tor files to tampering in a ...
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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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Tor crashes GNOME Shell [closed]

I've a fairly vanilla Debian with GNOME Shell install configured to use a system Tor daemon as a SOCKS proxy in Settings -> Network -> Network proxy. If I kill the Tor process, then the system ...
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Can high network usage be detected and prevented in Tor?

I was wondering if there is any way for Tor to detect high network usage in the context of transferring large files using a hidden service. If so, what are the default prevention steps?
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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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Make Tor Browser Bundle use debian-tor tor and not tbb-tor

I have Tor running as a system service, but I also want to use Tor Browser Bundle to browse the web. This means (I think) that I have two copies of tor running, one as 'debian-tor' and one as 'user'. ...
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Can I install Tor on debian vps and then use the vps IP address: 9150 to connect my cellphone or another computer to Tor network?

I successfully installed Tor on my debian vps. Is there a way to connect my cell phone or another computer to Tor network using my vps? If there is a way, how should I set it up to work?
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How to use FTP with Tor?

I've followed a couple of tutorials here, but still, I can't connect to my hidden service via FTP. I followed a tutorial, here: How can I anonymize my FTP traffic using the Tor network? All ...
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How to map specific .onion addresses to static local virtual IP address?

I noticed that when using iptables_torify to force connections through TOR that .onion addresses are mapped to local virtual IPs in the 10.66.x.x range. This is indicated in the torrc file: ...
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Separate Linux user account that can use the Internet only via Tor?

For using Tor, I would like to use a separate user account on my Debian system: Every Internet connection from this user account must go through Tor. If something can’t be sent using Tor, it should ...
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Prevent running Tor Browser on top of Tor

I installed Tor on Debian Wheezy: apt-get install tor Then I downloaded and extracted: https://www.torproject.org/dist/torbrowser/4.0.2/tor-browser-linux64-4.0.2_en-US.tar.xz When I run tor-browser, ...
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Pacimonie and Tor Browser Bundle in Debian

When using Tor in Debian Wheezy for multiple applications, what is the preferred setup? I have installed Parcimonie (https://packages.debian.org/wheezy/parcimonie) so GPG gets key updates through Tor. ...
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Does anybody know if any daemons or services started by default when TBB is installed in Debian?

Does anybody know if any daemons or services are started by default the moment you install TBB ? I ask as when I shutdown my system I see some entry about Tor even though I might not have used TBB in ...
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Running Tor on lxc-based virtual infrastructure [closed]

I tried to set up a Tor relay node on my server running Debian squeeze with Linux containers for better maintainability. Installing from main repository and Tor repository failed. In debug.log there ...
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How to safely update Tor relay installed on VPS with Debian?

How do I safely update a Tor relay installed on a VPS with Debian? (I don't want to lose the ID, because I'm taking part in the EFF Tor Challenge).
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Follow-up question: Why my log is not showing tor_notices.log and tor_traces.log?

I asked "Please Explain the Different Log Types, Specifically Warn and Notice" and saw "How can I set up logging with latest Tor Browser?". I set it the same way in my torrc. $ grep log /etc/tor/...
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What kind of different information can be had/ascertained in the logs with the various entries in logs

I am running Debian Jessie and running TBB 3.6.5. This can be known by running torbrowser-launcher . I am using the torbrowser-launcher as packaged in Debian. On studying the manual, I came to know ...
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How secure is downloading Tor from a PPA vs. from official website?

I use Tor browser on Ubuntu and every time it updates, I have to download and unpack the binaries again. This is a bit annoying, so I would prefer to use a PPA. I found this ppa by the webupd8team, ...
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Where do you get 'getinfo' and 'circuit-status' from?

I looked at hiprivet's question Tor and circuits. I am running Debian mixed environment (testing, sid/unstable and experimental) and at least in the debian database there aren't any binaries named ...
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Error Launching Tor while connecting with directory server in Kali Linux [duplicate]

I keep trying to start Tor, but I cannot fully connect to the network. I get to this error, just because it timed out: cameron@kali:~/Desktop/tor-browser_en-US$ ./start-tor-browser Launching Tor ...
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How to install Tor with Meek support on Ubuntu/Debian

Is there any easy way to install and run Tor with meek support on Ubuntu? https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/wiki/doc/meek Beside it is possible to download the bundle archive I'm interested in ...
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How do I setup Tor on Debian for secure use as a SOCKS5 proxy?

This is a fairly common question. I've found good guidance from the Tor Project, this and other StackExchange communities, and so on. But I haven't found a coherent set of instructions, covering both ...
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How do I replace my existing .onion hostname on a working site with a new hostname?

I just had a falling out with a programmer who originally installed my Hidden Service (xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx.onion) hostname onto a Debian linux cloudhost. I know it is basically changing my entire Domain ...
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Arm for Tor Relay Bandwidth Descrepancies

I'm running a Tor Relay on a Raspberry Pi running Raspbian. I installed Arm as to monitor bandwidth. The line that says "Bandwidth (limit: 800.0 Kb/s, burst: 1.5 Mb/s, measured 160 b/s)" claims my ...