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How to run an obfs4 bridge?

I want to help censored users. How can I run an obfs4 (Pluggable Transport) bridge on a Debian-like GNU/Linux machine?
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Could not launch managed proxy executable at '/usr/bin/obfs4proxy' ('Operation not permitted')

For the life of me, I cannot get my tor bridge relay working with obfsproxy, or obfs4proxy. I am running Ubuntu 15.10 with tor v0.2.7.6 (git-605ae665009853bd). Tor starts and bootstraps fine and is ...
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What are security implications of keeping same tor bridges versus rotating?

If a set of obfs4 is working fine should they be kept indefinitely as long as they're still working? How would periodically getting a new set of bridges improve security? Potentially compromise ...
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find needed details of my own private obfs4 Tor bridge

I've set up a private obfs4 Tor bridge following the official tutorial, PublishServerDescriptor set to 0. /var/log/tor/log shows positive entries so it should be configured correctly. The machine is ...
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How can I start obfs4proxy.exe without starting Tor Browser?

Under WIN7 platform, when I start tor browser, there is a job running in taskmanager named `obfs4proxy.exe. How can i start it through command-line since I don't need tor browser? By the way, I can ...