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Got stuck at adding GPG key when installing Tor Repository on Debian

The official guide said, Then add the gpg key used to sign the packages by running the following command at your command prompt: wget -qO- https://deb.torproject.org/torproject.org/...
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"Could not find a linkable openssl."

configure: Now, we'll look for OpenSSL >= 1.0.1 checking for openssl directory... configure: WARNING: Could not find a linkable openssl. If you have it installed somewhere unusual, you can specify ...
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How do you add a WebTunnel Bridge in the torcc file in linux? - Kali Linux preferably!

How do you add a WebTunnel Bridge in the torcc file in linux? - Kali Linux preferably, Thanks!
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Chrome OS and Tor. Linux wont set up either. Says no space

I'm not computer expert. Just trying to learn. My problem is Chrome OS and Tor. Linux wont set up either. Says no space. Can anyone splain this to me please? I'm a 54 yr old woman. So I didn't grow up ...
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Choosing an outgoing interface instead of an outgoing IP

I have a computer with two interfaces connected to two different networks: wlan0 should not ever be used for tor traffic. tor0 should be used for outgoing traffic, but the IP is dynamic, so I cannot ...
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MacBook Air 2014: when I boot with SDcard "SDXC", the mouse does not work. However, when booting via USB stick, there are no problems on the same HW

I use latest Tails with persistent LUKS volume. My hardware is MacBook Air 2014 (running Debian as daily driver; the machine is well supported). When I boot with SDcard "SanDisk SDXC" (there ...
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Tor doesn't launch on Arch with "XPCOMGlueLoad error"

Tor doesn't launch on a fresh Arch install with "XPCOMGlueLoad error" despite following all instructions available.
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Linux Ubuntu error

How do I fix the following error > [stage-1 7/11] RUN addgroup --system -gid ${TOR_LINUX_GID} tor && adduser --system --ingroup tor -uid ${TOR_LINUX_UID} tor: ...
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Tor isn't fully starting nor bootstraping! Signaled readiness to systemd

Tor isn't fully starting nor bootstrapping! and connections keeps on throwing time-out errors... journalctl -xeu [email protected] May 13 20:34:56 ZDei systemd[29470]: [email protected]: Executing:...
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Possible fingerprinting for tiling window managers

Could tiling window managers fingerprint users and render letter-boxing useless? Tiling WM change and resize windows suddenly and move them around in a grid. The resize behavior is different than the ...
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Sourcing “torsocks on” in fish and dash shells

I have used torify for a while to ad hoc route the traffic of certain applications through Tor and just today noticed that the man page suggests using torsocks instead. Reading through the torsocks(1) ...
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Tor on Linux. DNAT port 53 DNS requests to TOR DNS listener port set to 9041 on 127.0.0.1 with iptables. tcpdump shows my def gateway replies. strange

Tor on Linux. DNAT port 53 DNS requests to TOR DNS listener port set to 9041 on 127.0.0.1 with iptables. tcpdump shows my default gateway answers to same client port. [root@localhost memyself]# ...
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Python APP that requests switching to clean circuits hangs when served with UWSIG but works when it runs from the command line

I have a python Flask application that serves a website and does a bunch of other things such as querying a database, displaying the results on the website...and also creating an instance of the Tor ...
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Download Error 404 while running torbrowser-launcher on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. tor-browser-linux64-12.0.2_en-US.tar.xz.asc not available

I'm trying to install Tor browser from this article over here. I'm using methon no. 2: Install Tor browser launcher using APT (Alternate Method). I'm using Ubuntu 22.04 LTS, so I've made sure the ...
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I am having trouble with starting tor service

I am using Kali Linux, and have installed tor service via apt-get. After executing sudo systemctl start tor, but https://check.torproject.org/ says I am not using tor. Here is some information I found ...
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Linux Mint 21 vanessa Error ocurred in line: 1094

whonix-installer-xfce: [NOTICE]: User agreed with the license. whonix-installer-xfce: [NOTICE]: Detected system: Linux Mint 21 vanessa. whonix-installer-xfce: [NOTICE]: Detected CPU architecture: ...
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Tor browser not launching after installation on Kali

This is my first post on the community, any help is much appreciated. I did install both tor and torbrowser-launcher on my Kali machine, but when I tried to run the command "torbrowser-launcher&...
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Vanilla bridges work fine in Tor Browser (Windows) and Orbot (Android) but doesn't anywhere else

Vanilla bridges do not work in OnionFruit vpn-style program for Windows, and on my Debian system - tor service won't start also. In Debian 10 I've added these lines at the end of /etc/tor/torrc file: ...
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Cannot force Tor Browser to use exit nodes from specified country

I might experience a bug here. I cannot select a specific country as exit node. I am using debian 10 with a standalone torbrowser version 11.0.11 (I will update soon, but I don't think it is a version ...
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JavaScript exception when using "Safest" security profile in Tor

I'm using the "Safest" security profile in Tor (accessible via about:preferences). Here's one point in the description for that profile: JavaScript is disabled by default on all sites. (...
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Why does Tor Metrics show my bridge offline after a few days?

I've been running a Tor Bridge for about a month now. Every day I check the system logs to ensure the bridge hasn't broken. I also check Tor Metrics to see the data on my bridge. Twice now, I have ...
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TOR Bridge on RaspberryPi with IPv4 and IPv6

I created a Tor Bridge in my RPi and forwarded the Ports to it as required. The connections are working fine but only with IPv4. In the nyx log I can see that it tries to discover the IPv6 but comes ...
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How to start tor as non root user

I've installed tor package from archlinux repo. I can run tor as root with sudo systemctl start tor but I want to use tor without root. How can I do that ? I don't want to use official tor-browser
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Can't stream audio over Tor

I'm trying to stream audio over Tor and the browser doesn't seem to download any bytes from the request. The request doesn't fail or anything, it just stays at 0B downloaded. This is my setup: VLC (...
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Running a Tor Bridge Relay on Ubuntu

I am trying to set up a bridge relay on my ubuntu 20.04 system but getting stuck at step 3. Edit your Tor config file, usually located at /etc/tor/torrc and replace its content with: When I open the ...
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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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Cannot run tor as a su on Ubuntu 20.04 with an apache2 server

I am trying to set up a .onion website but I am experiencing some issues in doing so. I set up a apache2 server and configed the torrc file, but when I save the changes on the torrc file and try to ...
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I am not able to set a custom Domain for my Hidden Service on Kali

I currently have tor installed on my Kali Linux laptop, I am trying to run a hidden service. Everything is working fine except I can't set a custom onion address. I have shallot installed and I ...
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I want to hear opinions about the chain: VPN1==>TOR==>VPN2==>TOR (using Kodachi Linux with USB + Kodachi Linux with Virtualbox)

I would like to hear your opinion about this connection chain, what can you say anonymously and whether it is secure. Boot Linux Kodachi in Live mode from USB Turn on a reliable VPN1 After that I ...
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Sending a request over Tor without binding port on localhost

Usually, Tor works like that: a daemon starts in background, reads torrc and listens on SocksPort (usually 9050). Then an application uses localhost:9050 as a SOCKS5 proxy and performs requests over ...
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Managed proxy '/usr/bin/obfs4proxy' did not configure the specified outgoing proxy and will be terminated

Lately I have been trying to set up an obfs4 bridge on local area network.When running tor service,the log would show some message like this and the obfs4 loaded failed.What should i do?
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Server is unreachable

I've set up a computer in my home just to run a relay. I have a fiber connection to my house and want to put it to good use so im trying to run tor. My server is currently running debian,(Ubuntu) as ...
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Linux tor.service fails with "Unable to raise RLIMIT_MEMLOCK" at boot

[Archlinux 5.9.8-arch1-1] Since my kernel update 5.8.5 -> 5.9.3, tor.service fails at boot. The corresponding client setup is pretty plain but I can't find the hold-up ... $ tor --version Tor ...
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TOR browser won't open (I know it's been asked but I tried all the solutions I understood)

It worked a few days ago, but now it doesn't. The tor network works, I think, running tor I get: ~ >>> sudo tor Nov 11 18:52:17....
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TOR routing on same machine as browser

I want apps like Firefox and Chrome to have their Internet traffic routed through TOR, such that Firefox and Chrome would not know they are going through TOR. How would I configure Linux to make that ...
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Tor stuck at establishing a connection

I'm trying to use the Tor web browser to bypass my school's Barracuda and FortiNET web filter. I used a bootable linux USB to get Tor but when I try and connect it just sits at Establishing a ...
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Tor service failing to start in Linux

[user@PC ~]$ sudo systemctl status tor ● tor.service - Anonymizing Overlay Network Loaded: loaded (/usr/lib/systemd/system/tor.service; enabled; vendor preset: disabled) Active: failed (...
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Disconnect after X minutes inactivity?

I read somewhere its not a good idea to remain connected to TOR network for long periods of time because it gives an attackers more opportunity to de-anonymize. The machine I am using is unatttended ...
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How can I install Tor Browser if torproject.org is blocked by my ISP?

My ISP blocks torproject.org, so when I try to run Tor Browser for the first time, torbrowser-launcher cannot install it. ~$ Tor Browser Launcher By Micah Lee, licensed under MIT version 0.3.2 https:/...
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How do I open external links from within newsboat (RSS reader) in an already open instance of Tor Browser?

I already checked out a similar question, but it's obsolete and didn't quite help me, hence I'm creating a new one. I tried passing arguments to start-tor-browser, firefox and even torbrowser-launcher ...
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Terminal Browser + Tor?

I'm trying to avoid as much apps with a GUI on my PC as possible and the only one that I have a hard time finding a substitute for is Tor. Would using Links (My favorite browser) with JavaScript ...
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Would it be possible to port Tor to Musl libc?

I didn't go through the source code of Tor yet but as far as I know the executable doesn't work on Musl out of the box. The executable basically does nothing when I open it. I did see that Tor itself ...
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How to install a newer GCC version (gcc 9.3.0) in Tails?

I am trying to run a software in Tails that needs to have gcc 9.3.0 installed to launch. If I do gcc --version I see that the currently installed version is 8.3.0. How can I install 9.3.0? I'm sure ...
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High CPU usage on some sites

On some sites, the CPU usage goes to 100% (one core) and it freezes any activity inside the browser. For example I can move the window, but not click the tabs or in the page, and if I do, the actions ...
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TOR will only open SOME onlion links

I just installed linux on my laptop (parrot). I can access a lot of onion links via Tor, but for some reason places like Empire and Dread are just not loading. I tried the exact same links on my ...
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Can you transfer a relay to a new device using the same IP?

I’ve got a Debian VM with a relay running, however, I’d like to transfer it to another VM with minimal Debian installed. If I assign the new machine with the same IP and configurations, can it run the ...
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What is the StaleDesc (state descriptor) flag and how do I update my state descriptor?

My week old relay node got this flag today, I couldn't find any explanations about it figured I'd ask here. All I found out was that it was introduced in tor 4.x
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How to run the Linux console tor binary from the Tor browser without launching the Tor browser itself?

When I tried to run ~/tor-browser/Browser/TorBrowser/Tor/tor, it displays the message: "error while loading shared libraries: libevent-2.1.so.6: cannot open shared object file: No such file or ...
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Entry node on virtualbox with linux on usb?

How to make and run up entry (or relay) node of tor on virtualbox with linux on usb ? Will it work same as node, installed and ran on usual computer (on host) with linux? Should I install and run up ...
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How to delete Tor browser from Linux mint?

Running 64-bit Linux Mint 19.1, Cinnamon 4.0.10, on 2.4GHz Intel Q6600 quad core w/8GB of RAM. TOR browser was taking 10-15 minutes to load so I followed TOR's instructions and deleted the folder "...
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