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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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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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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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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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Couldn't connect to server through obfsproxy( & where to get the latest document)?

I'm recently running openvpn in openwrt-x86-generic, and I want to use obfsproxy to obfuscate the traffic. The problem is that the package of obfsproxy in openwrt(which I use as a openvpn server) has ...
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How can I automatically get the latest version of the Browser?

The package for Arch Linux currently depends on someone manually changing the $pkgver variable every time the package is updated upstream. Is there a link that always redirects to the latest version ...
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How to bundle completely portable version of Tor

A friend and I are working on a project that includes Tor. It needs to be completely portable, including all libraries it needs. All I was able to find via research was building a static Tor binary, ...
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How can I have tor and tor-browser both installed?

I already have install tor-browser installed and working on my Ubuntu. However when I try to install tor to use torify on terminal, I get the following error Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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How to get a new IP address?

I am running Tor on Debian via SSH (I do not have GUI). I am making applications run inside Tor using the torify prefix. Is there a quick way to get a new IP address?
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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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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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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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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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Can't access Tor authcookie file from third party program

I've been trying for hours to get a munin monitoring plugin to hook into the Tor control port without success. The problem is that it's unable to access the Tor authcookie in /var/run/tor with the ...
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How should I configure my Isolating Proxy firewall for optimum security?

I'm setting up a Tor-based isolating proxy using the 'Anonymizing Middlebox' iptables rules specified here: https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/wiki/doc/TransparentProxy i.e. iptables -t nat -...
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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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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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Install Tor Browser for all users

I'm trying to install the Tor Browser for all users on a Linux system (installed via the standalone archive from torproject.org), and having issues - it seems that Tor Browser assumes it has write ...
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Several symbols not found when running torify

I run the following in ubuntu and bash. What do the missing symbols mean? Is it necessary to solve the problem? How shall I solve the problem? Thanks. $ torify myprogram 22:12:35 libtorsocks(19139): ...
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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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No terminal messages from tor 4.5.1

After downloading the last release of tor (4.5.1), terminal messages do not appear anymore. The usual stuff tor used to tell me when ran from terminal is not there - stuff like "Tor can't help you if ...
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connecting issues when setting 'ExitNodes' in torrc

The Tor connection was unstable so I had to use bridges.Got the bridges from bridges.torproject.org and put in the torrc file: UseBridges 1 # This works for Ubuntu Linux, adjust the path according to ...
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Is there a way to specify a configuration file when launching the Tor Browser Bundle? [duplicate]

I start Tor using the Firefox binary inside the bundle and it seems to work. How do I make it point to a custom torrc file and not the file inside the bundle? I'd like to do something like this: ...
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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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Vidalia fails to start

Every time I try to start Vidalia, I get nothing but cold, hard, FAIL. Terminal output is as follows: REDACTED@REDACTED:~$ vidalia (process:4854): GConf-WARNING **: Client failed to connect to the ...
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How does one execute JavaScript using Tor network without human interaction?

I want to load html content through the Tor network and execute JavaScript that comes with the loaded content to load additional content through the Tor network via AJAX or similar techniques. But I ...
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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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Is Tails safe? (Zero day)

How safe is Tails, since the Zero-day flaws? Are they fixed, and do we really trust it?
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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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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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How can I run multiple instances of the Tor Browser Sandbox in linux?

The Tor Browser Sandbox is pretty great (thanks Yawning!) but how can one run multiple instances of it at the same time?
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Post install questions

I have installed Tor on a Opensuse 13.2. There is no log files in /var/log for Tor, how can i fix this? When I start Tor and press the link "Test for Tor Network Settings" I am told that I an not ...
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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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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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I2P HTTP/HTTPS proxies doesn't work

I'm totally new to I2P and trying to configure it so that I could browse ordinary web-pages (eg Linkedin which is blocked in our country right now). At the time of writing the only thing worked ...
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Where can I find the new Tails 3.2 checksum?

I'm looking for the new Tails 3.2 checkums (md5, sha1, sha256, etc). It seems that there is no way to find it in its own site. Even googling it brings not much information. So there is something I'm ...
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Cloudflare Hates TBB v7? (Not Duplicate)

What was the previous TBB version doing that I wasn't seeing so many Cloudflare captchas? Something in the UA or tweaked in about:config perhaps? All I know is TBB v6.x.x was able to view sites behind ...
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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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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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Trying to setup a transparent proxy, getting getsockopt() errors

I've been trying to setup a transparent Linux-based tor proxy on CHIP, following these instructions. I've created a /etc/tor/torrc file like this: Log notice file /var/log/tor/notices.log ...
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How possible to use “Email Link” button in Tor?

In usual Firefox there is a very convenient (for me) button: Email Link. When I'm clicking it the Thunderbird activates and creates an Email with link on the page in letter body. In the Tor clicking ...
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Accessibility in tails

I would like know if exist any way to activate the accessibility in the welcome dialog in tails? I would want to change the language and activate the persistence, and I cannot doing it without help ...
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Why can I not install android tools and fastboot in TAILS?

My laptop runs TAILS as its only OS. I never use any other distro, and don't intend to. I am trying to do this and I have downloaded all six necessary packages of software (I'm not using Google Apps). ...
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Does traffic still go through Tor with this Exception Error in aria2c?

On Ubuntu (running Tor) I set a system wide proxy from Settings > Network > Network Proxy as below: Socket Host: 127.0.0.1 9050 Tried some apps like web browsers and they indicated a changed ...
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Is it secure to use proxychains+Tor while logged in as root?

when using proxychains+Tor in kali,you should be logged in as root because proxychanis doesn't work when you are not logged in as root but using Tor while logged in as root is not secure so what is ...
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Running Tor first time

I am using Kali Linux. I came across Tor and installed it via terminal and then stated it typing "service tor start" in terminal. Is Tor now configured to all my browsers?
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For filtering connections to Tor with ipset, do I need to set the protocol to tcp?

I wrote a little tool to generate an ipset of all Tor nodes in order to filter connections (eg. relay all non Tor traffic through Tor). In the ipset restore file, do I need to specify a protocol or ...
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Is using Tor in .tar.xz file right in Xubuntu?

On this page it is written that one should not use packages in Ubuntu universe as they are not reliably updated. I have .tar.xz file from where I extracted Tor and using it. And when checked Firefox ...
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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 ...