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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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How to anonymize the programs from the terminal?

How to anonymize the programs from your terminal (such as wget, curl, etc.)?
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How do I create a launcher / script that opens an URL in TorBrowser (from the bundle)

If I do tor-browser_en-US/App/Firefox/firefox-bin http://example.com it opens in my regular Firefox browser. Is there a way to make a launcher/script that opens a link in the Tor Browser?
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When using custom keys, what permissions do "/var/lib/tor/hidden_service/" need?

I have generated a custom onion hostname and key using eschalot. Tor will run fine on the default hostname (the one Tor generated itself), but not with my custom domain. The problem is with the ...
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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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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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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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About Vidalia not working/discontinued

If I try to install Vidalia on Ubuntu it does not work. It returns an error about user/permission on /var/run/tor directory ... maybe you are running tor with the wrong user Why has the Vidalia ...
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How can I bridge Wlan to Ethernet through tor?

Hi I want to bridge WiFi to Ethernet but I want to do it more anonymous. So how can I do it with the tor network? By the way I want to use Linux for doing that. So please don't send me Windows ...
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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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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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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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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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What is the best Way To Run Tor (Operating Systems)?

What do you think is the best way to run Tor. And I know its not Windows. But as for Linux, what is the best way to run TBB. Your everyday desktop, a second computer, a USB Live os such as a live CD ...
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Tor browser behaviour in Windows versus Linux

If I start the Windows Tor browser bundle using Start Tor Browser.exe and subsequently close the browser, Vidalia shuts down Tor and then exits. In Linux, if I start the Tor browser bundle using the ...
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Does the GnuTLS bug (CVE-2014-0092) affect the Tor Browser Bundle or Tails?

There is a new major security vulnerability in the GnuTLS library (CVE-2014-0092) that undermines SSL on (some?) Linux platforms. What versions of the Tor Browser Bundler or Tails (if any) are ...
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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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How to use command line utilities through Tor? [duplicate]

Using Tor browser can help us stay anonymous. But I not always browse the web when I am on my PC. What about the command line utilities like wget and so. For example, some command line utility might ...
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How can I set up logging with latest Tor Browser?

The current version of the Tor Browser Bundle doesn't contain Vidalia. Therefore it is quite hard to have a look in the log file and to find relevant messages. What is the best way to set up logging ...
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Any tips, recommendations for torrc for an end-user?

Newbie to Tor. I installed Tor via Tor browser-launcher on a deb-based distribution. Apparently the torrc is a sort of configuration file which affects behavior of Tor. Now a little investigation ...
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Tor Browser in Tiny core linux Virtual Machine [closed]

I have installed tor-browser in tiny core linux VM. It is installed but the browser is not opening. According to the site, it say's to simply download and run the start-tor-browser executable file. ...
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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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