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How to run Tor on Raspbian on the Raspberry Pi?

The Debian/Ubuntu packages from deb.torproject.org[docs] do not work on the Raspberry Pi when running Raspbian: $ tor --version Illegal instruction Why, and how can I still run Tor versions ...
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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 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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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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Permission issues setting up hidden service

I am trying to experiment with running my blog as a hidden service. I am using debian on a vps to host my blog. I am using apache2 run as user www-data. I had to chown /var/www/wordpress to debian-...
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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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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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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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How can I anonymize my FTP traffic using the Tor network?

I want to make my ftp server visible only from Tor side.
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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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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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Is TorBirdy also securing requests by Thunderbird to PGP keyservers?

I use Icedove/Thunderbird on Debian together with TorBirdy. And it works very well. Now I created a new keypair and uploaded it to a keyserver and asked myself if TorBirdy is taking care of this ...
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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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Confused with user running tor (Address already in use. Is Tor already running?)

after long consideration I just made the decision to run a tor relay. Thinking of the Internet of my childhood in the 1990s. Installed on a fresh armbian stretch, edited some settings in /etc/tor/...
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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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Tor in WINE = Anonymous?

Could you tell me whether running a Tor.exe in the WINE emulator under Debian might compromise anonymity? Background: I need to run Tor Browser together with a password manager. The only option I ...
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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 ...
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I noticed direct connection to exit node (really disturbing). Security issue?

My tor exit node was 31.172.30.4:443 and at the same time I observed direct connection established to this IP TCP 192.168.1.xx:xxxxx->31.172.30.4:443 (ESTABLISHED) Maybe my knowledge on tor is ...
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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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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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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 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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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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Is there an archive of deb.torproject.org?

Debian's apt repository is archived at http://snapshot.debian.org/. Is there such an archive for http://deb.torproject.org/ as well?
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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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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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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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How can I auto start Tor Browser Bundle in Debian?

I'd like to start Tor Browser automatically on statup. What is the best way to do it? I'm using Debian 7 "Wheezy" with Gnome 3.
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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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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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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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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 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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When will Tor 0.2.4 migrate into Debian Testing?

deb.torproject.org currently contains 0.2.4.19-1~d79.jessie+1. jessie (testing) and sid (unstable) currently contain 0.2.3.25-1. When will Tor 0.2.4 migrate into sid and/or testing?
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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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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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Where can I download .asc public key for Tor Browser?

From where I can download the .asc public key for Tor Browser? I don't want to add the key using gpg --auto-key-locate nodefault,wkd --locate-keys torbrowser@torproject.org because I read a note on ...
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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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Website Monitoring of Tor Onion Services

How can I monitor the uptime of my website's tor hidden service endpoint so I get an immediate notification if it goes offline? Bonus points for fancy monthly/yearly uptime reports. I'd like to make ...
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I can't import the Tor gpg debian repository keys

I am on raspbian on a raspberry Pi model 2. I can't import the keys for the Tor repository. I tried the two following commands: $ gpg2 --recv A3C4F0F979CAA22CDBA8F512EE8CBC9E886DDD89 gpg: keyserver ...
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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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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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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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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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Polipo as a reverse proxy over TOR

I'm trying to create a reverse proxy over the Tor network but am having some trouble. I have 2 hidden services setup on Nginx on seperate servers and I want hiddenservice1 to mirror hiddenservice2. I'...
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Could not launch managed proxy executable at '/usr/bin/obfs4proxy' ('No such file or directory')

Lately I have been trying to set up an obfs4 bridge on my RaspberryPi 3 (running Raspbian 9 (stretch) ) following the official guide. After setting up the torrc file to: OrPort [PORT1] ...
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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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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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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 ...