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Linux (GNU/Linux) is a Unix-like computer operating system assembled under the model of free and open source software development and distribution. It is also the basis of other operating systems like Android & Chrome OS.

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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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Unable to upgrade Tor on Raspberry Pi, libevent-2.1-6 (>= 2.1.8-stable) but it is not installable

Trying to update Tor but get this errors admin@RaspiBolt:~ $ sudo apt update && sudo apt install -y --only-upgrade tor Get:1 http://archive.raspberrypi.org/debian stretch InRelease [25.4 kB] ...
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Can I permenantly remove package from Tails?

I just deployed tails on a flash drive, and were busy tweaking it. Is it possible to persistently remove some stock software packages from my copy of tails? I tried to apt-get remove them, but they ...
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Torify + Whois don't work ;(

as i wrote in title. Typing in command: torify whois ****.com Output: [Mar 04 01:29:26] PERROR torsocks[21980]: socks5 libc connect: Connection refused (in socks5_connect() at socks5.c:185) ...
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protonvpn over tor gives “Inactivity timeout” error

This is the first time I try vpn over tor on debian 10. I want to set it up so that things connect as followed: application -> obfs4proxy -> middle node -> exit node -> protonvpn -> internet My ...
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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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tor+obfs4proxy a how to for Iranians opressed users

As you know following the recent social unrest, Iranians are literally cut off from the outside world. Earlier and upon situations like this we used to get used to using tor and pretty much in extreme ...
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Accessing deep web with virtual machine on Windows

I'm using Windows 10 on my PC. I have installed VMWare on it and I'm running Solus Linux in live mode. Is it safe or I have to install linux completely for further security?
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can't run different instance of tor on separate DataDirecotry due to permission error

I'm trying to run different instances of tor simultaneously. One without exit node set and one with set exit note. To do so, I have to change the port and change the DataDirectory as well (Correct?). ...
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Error in Tails Error opening directory 'home/amnesia'

I'm really new to Tails. Its been a true headache hopefully someone can help me. I'm not familiar with Linux so I'm also learning it. First. I have setup the persistence volume within Tail (Complete)....
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hide IP from webserver software and PHP

I want to setup a hidden service but I would like to hide the IP from the webserver software (nginx here) and PHP, but I'm not sure how to do it? If nginx and PHP can't know the current server IP, no ...
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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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Tor Browser is not working in the new Tails 3.3 version

The browser simple doesn't load. When I click in the icon both in the favorites or Internet menu nothing happens. When I try using the command line (through tor-browser command) it shows this: The ...
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Tor Browser 7.0.9 can't print page to file

My desktop OS is Fedora 26 and the Tor browser is 7.0.9. I found tor browser can't print as print to file, it produces nothing. The print preview looks nice but doesn't produce any file (PDF or PS) ...
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Autostart tor on Linux Mint / Ubuntu

I have installed TOR 0.2.8.7 using the project's package repository on a fresh Linux MINT 18. The aim is to create a research VM. All traffic is supposed to be routed through TOR using a transparent ...
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I have specified a DirPort (80) in my torrc, and it is allowed in UFW but metrics.torproject.org/rs.html does not list it

This seems to started after I specified an IPv6 address for my ORPort. Everything server side indicates my DirPort is reachable, but Tor Metrics (not tor on my server) says it is unreachable (...
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Tor Browser, Signature verification Failed, Cant check signature: No public key

I'm trying to install Tor manually on Ubuntu 18.04 bionic beaver using this guide: https://linuxconfig.org/how-to-install-tor-browser-in-ubuntu-18-04-bionic-beaver-linux When I try to verify my ...
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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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How do I set up a Tor relay as a docker container?

How do I use Docker to run a Tor middle/guard relay so that I can easily stay up-to-date with the latest software changes?
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How to change IP Address every few seconds with TOR in Linux

I want to know if I can configure TOR on Linux to change / rotate IP every 30 seconds or say X seconds . I have tor setup but I don't want to keep browsing with same IP and want to change it every ...
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HTML 5 canvas Imagedata Extraction, what does it actually mean?

I got the following when reaching github.com This website (github.com) attempted to extract HTML5 canvas image data, which may be used to uniquely identify your computer. Should Tor browser allow ...
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tor running but can't connect through socks proxy

I have installed tor on Ubuntu 16.04. It seems to be running $> ps aux |grep to debian-+ 1300 0.0 0.2 89504 44416 ? Ss Feb24 0:12 /usr/bin/tor --defaults-torrc /usr/share/tor/tor-...
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How does a server process find its “hidden service”?

I have a bitcoin node at home, running over tor, and would like to access it from outside my home network. Two questions pop up, for which I haven't found answer in the Bitcoin community: 1) Bitcoin ...
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How to specify ExitNodes in Linux?

You can edit torrc file in Windows version and add something like ExitNodes {US}. And this will make your Tor Browser connect to .us proxies only. If you add this at the end of torrc file in /etc/tor/...
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How to check if Tor is working and debug the problem on CLI?

Tor service is not working I have installed Tor on a command-line only environment (without the browser), so I can't type in check.torproject.org with a browser. Tor is used by a script to request ...
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Why are the gpg commnd results for posted keys and fingerprints different from what I see in my terminal?

I enter: gpg --keyserver pool.sks-keyservers.net --recv-keys 0x4E2C6E8793298290 result: gpg: requesting key 93298290 from hkp server pool.sks-keyservers.net gpg: key 93298290: public key "Tor Browser ...
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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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I want upload a file to a ftp server using Tor proxy to comunicate with a Hidden Service [Python 3]

I have seen several ways using stem and socks but I could not connect to an FTP yet. #!/usr/bin/python3.5 import ftplib import os def upload(ftp, file): ext = os.path.splitext(file)[1] if ...
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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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Using Tor for the whole system on fedora

Can I "port" the Tor network in order to use it through the whole system (updates, using in different browser, etc) ?? I'm using linux (Fedora 21 64 bit)
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cant launch tor after install (Debian 10)

Trying to start Tor for first time after install. The first problem Ive got was the non permission to my user in the tor directory at /Downloads, so used root account to set normal privileges. Now ...
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Why is there no stand-alone Tor binaries for OS X and Linux on dist?

I have used the stand-alone Windows ZIP file (with just tor.exe) in it with great success: https://dist.torproject.org/torbrowser/8.5.4/tor-win32-0.4.0.5.zip However there doesn't seem to be any ...
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How to use Tor bridges without IP address and port?

I want to make my Tor faster using Fast Bridges. in this answer the guy says: "You could use https://atlas.torproject.org to search for good nodes". I searched for good nodes , but the IP:PORT are not ...
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Tor does not start in linux

this is the output when I enter tor in terminal: Aug 08 04:50:34.945 [notice] Tor 0.4.0.5 running on Linux with Libevent 2.1.10-stable, OpenSSL 1.1.1c, Zlib 1.2.11, Liblzma 5.2.4, and Libzstd 1.4.1. ...
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Tor Browser launching very slowly

I am using Tor Browser on Lunx Mint 19.1. In the beginning it worked seamlessly, but in the last few days it took several minutes to start up. To understand it better I started 'torbrowser-launcher' ...
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Save configurations in tails

I have tails installed in a pen drive (non in live mode but using the pen drive with a HDD) and I want to save the configuration. I read that I have that to use the "volume persistence", but I don't ...
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How to monitor traffic usage on a Tor bridge on Linux?

I'll buy a small server and will install some Ubuntu distro on it, and among other things I'll install a Tor bridge that won't be an exit replay. I also will use it as a SOCKS proxy for a Firefox, I ...
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snap and apt usage to install the tor browser bundle?

Not to put too fine a point on it, but neither snap nor apt are suitable for installing current versions of the tor browser? I see the downloads are available directly from the tor site.
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Tor public key Provided object is too large

I try to import Tor browser public key like this gpg --keyserver pool.sks-keyservers.net --recv-keys 0x4E2C6E8793298290 but I get error pubring.kbx': Provided object is too large I use debian ...
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Can't reach port 9050

I have a problem with tor (this version and also 0.2.7.*). After compilation, with and without installation afterwards, I can'treach port 9050. I would like to see with arm what's going on but it ...
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Can't connect to Tor

I am having error while running tor on my kali linux Sep 23 14:39:22.267 [notice] Tor 0.3.0.10 (git-5da2fc629a0670b3) running on Linux with Libevent 2.1.8-stable, OpenSSL 1.1.0f and Zlib 1.2.8. ...
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Tor Browser Bundle must be run within the X Window System. Exiting

I was following the Tor installation process in Kali Linux. When I attempted to run the ./start-tor-browser command while logged in as root, which is the default in Kali Linux, it did not work. So I ...
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How to channel all traffic on Kali linux through Tor?

I am new to Tor and linux in general, but I have installed Kali linux and installed Tor and downloaded Tor bundle, but I realised only when I browse through the Tor bundle browser is when my traffic ...
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Can I comment on youtube videos

Can commenting on youtube videos (including signing into google+ etc) happen or is it not implemented? I'm on an ubuntu linux build
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Cannot persist NoScript settings on TorBrowser 8

NoScript resetting to default after closing Tor Browser NoScript default is enabling script, object, media, frame, font, webgl, fetch, other!! I can manually go to extension page and reset to true ...
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Change socksport and listen address?

Is it possible to change TorAddress and TorPort when using apt-transport-tor? I'm trying to use socksports listening on another machine on my network.
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Is it possible to use tc (traffic control) in linux to limit the upload speed?

Is it possible (and not compromising to anonymity in a noticeable way) to use tc (traffic control) in linux to limit the upload speed into Tor (and not limit the download speed)?
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Live linux cd's with TOR

I've looked on distrowatch for linux live distros with tor, but not all distros are shown. I know "Birds Linux" live cd has tor, but isn't on distrowatch. Can anyone suggest other distros with tor, ...
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How does tails Linux protect your device fingerprint?

I'm new to tails and tor. I want to know : 1) how does tails spoof your device identification Id's/fingerprints ? 2) is spoofing done by tails or tor ? 3) how do I confirm that the data websites ...
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How to set up the Tor browser on Linux Mint in a VM with a VPN on the Host

(Forgive me, I don't know whether to post this here for in the "Information Security" community) I'm brand new to Tor, I understand the basics of how it works and the Do's & Don'ts. I have a ...