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Questions tagged [proxy]

Proxy is a computer system or an application that acts as an intermediary for requests from clients seeking resources from other servers. Use SOCKS tag if your question deals with socks proxies.

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how to change tor identity using CMD

How to change tor identity using node.exe run.js in cmd? I want to change tor ip on each Website. I'm using tor chrome plugin. how to use tor gateway? please check code and modify. https://www....
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Is some i2p outproxies for tor only?

I believe outproxy to Tor network is safer than outproxy to normal Internet. So, is more I2P outproxy available for Tor than false.i2p?
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Tor Proxy not found message

When I restart Tor it gives me a message saying: Firefox is configured to use a proxy that has not been found. When I redownload Tor it works normally and after restarting I get the same message again....
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socks5: parsing failed

I'm facing the following problem: I've updated Tor to version 3.5.7. Now, when I start Pidgin client (which has Tor proxy settings: localhost:9050), tor quits with this two warnings: Jan 16 12:18:...
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How to Configure “Tor Expert” to use http proxy on windows

How can i configure tor expert to connect through a http proxy? i had used tor Browser bundle and there it is easy to configure a http/https proxy for tor but i wonder how i can redo it for tor expert....
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What is the best practice for having an encrypted connection while connected to Tor?

I've seen articles stating the best practice for connecting to Tor is through a VPN, however where this setup fails is at hiding your traffic from a malicious Tor exit-node. Because the traffic goes ...
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How to run the tor browser through a second proxy after Tor?

My arch-nemesis, Akamai, is interfering with my ability to live my daily life. Question #1229 is very similar, but it asks about the Tor router, and its answer provides a way to chain after the Tor ...
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Peer To Peer utilizing Tor

I am working on a kind of Tor- Instant messaging app ( I know there are some done before and I have no problem to write one ) I understand the whole picture from one client to another and I ...
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I screwed up my Tor

So I'm new to Tor, and I tried to make my Tor use this Socks proxy and now this happened... 11/1/18, 03:22:28.490 [WARN] You specified a public address '211.107.32.140:1080' for SocksPort. Other ...
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Tor service isnt listening on kali linux

so far i have done "apt install tor", and "service tor start". I configure the proxychains file with the tor port (9050), and run "netstat -ano | grep LISTEN | grep 9050", and nothing is returned. ...
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Accessing Tor through TAILS

I downloaded and installed tails w/universal installer last night and re-downloaded everything again tonight. Everything works fine running tails os from that 2nd usb... until I try to open the Tor ...
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How to make apt-transport-tor to use bridges?

There is no such info https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/wiki/doc/TorifyHOWTO/apt Is there a way to use bridges ?
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Proxy problems - New to TOR

I'm new to TOR and mistakingly fiddled with the proxy settings, now I am unable to establish a connection to TOR. This is the message shown: 9/12/18, 16:09:54.536 [WARN] You specified a public ...
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“tor2web” for all protocols

I've started experimenting with tor again, and love the flexibility you get with hidden services (no port forwarding, no messing with firewall rules). However, I'd like to be able to access those ...
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How do I write a sockproxy in Perl?

You may have seen my other question related to piping a Perl script designed to connect to a webpage through Tor. I've decided that this was too much of a hassle and I now need a short tutorial on how ...
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Is it possible to run a Docker container that connects to internet only through Tor?

I found that the Tails has been evaluating Docker. However, I'd like to have a Docker image that connects only through Tor. I'm happy with setting my own proxy. Is there a recipe to do this? What I ...
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Safe to use Tor as proxy through local gateway

Is it safe to use Tor as proxy under IOS, provided that my setup goes something like this: IOS device >http proxy on local computer > instance of Tor socks 5 and that the mac address of the IOS ...
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Multiple Google Chrome instances on Seperate user accounts made and not to be detected

I have set up multiple google chrome browser users running there separate sessions logged in with a fixed proxy IP each time and the browser stays on. I want to maintain the users for a website for ...
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How to create a tor proxy?

I want to create a tor proxy on a virtual machine (Linode). But I'm missing some elements. For example, when I buy a proxy service I can send requests to socks5 proxy with user:password. So ideally ...
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Is it possible to use the current version of tor browser bundle as a local proxy server to be used in chrome?

I would like to know if I can use the current version of tor browser bundle as a local proxy server to be used in chrome? I am operating Linux mint and am in a country that blocks the TOR nation wide
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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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Does Electrum wallet on Tails automatically connect to Tor Server?

I saw in article that tell if there is blue color circle on the Electrum , it connected to Tor server , but I am on Tails and that circle color is Green, So how can I connect to Tor server on ...
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how to use utorrent with tor(connected using proxy)? [duplicate]

Most of the vps are blocked in my college including tor. Luckily psiphon is the only one that is able to connect to the interest, therefore I configure toe with the home proxy and ports to connect to ...
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Configure system to use tor only for few specified sites, for all apps

Is there a way to configure tor to use itself only for few sites, system wide, for all applications. So blocked sites opened by tor, while all other working fast without tor proxy? Http/https ...
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Unable to connect to local proxy

I would like to use the burp suite with tor browser bundle. I followed the known tutorial on the internet and confirmed that I could connect to the burp suite using firefox and tor (port: 9050). ...
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can use tor command line in windows

I have installed TBB, but I need use the command line tor. TBB is working, and some project use python to start tor is also working(such as this https://github.com/realgam3/pymultitor) Find the ...
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Make Tor download only HTML

I am using tor to play broswer games. However, these games are heavy with visual content such as images and animations, and with Tor those are realy slow. Is there a way to make Tor download plain ...
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What do local network adversaires see?

Suppose I am at an institution and download the Tor Browser (they now know I am using Tor) for research on a highly controversial subject. If I use the downloaded Tor browser immediately and visit ...
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How can Tor bypasses proxies and go to forbidden websites?

I understand how Tor works e.g encrypting your data to not let anyone trace you. However, what thing that always puzzled me a bit is Tor ability to access websites that are blocked by proxies/...
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405 Method: connection_mark_unattached_ap_()

Nov 12 18:46:07 [removed] Tor[15935]: Saying "HTTP/1.0 405 Method Not Allowed\r\n\r\n" Nov 12 18:46:07 [removed] Tor[15935]: connection_mark_unattached_ap_(): Bug: stream (marked at ../src/or/...
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“Unknown option 'HTTPTunnelPort'. Failing.”

Privoxy VS Polipo In the above link, HTTPTunnelPort is mentioned as available in tor v3.1.x. I just tried this but can't seem to get it working. After adding "HTTPTunnelPort 127.0.0.1:8118" to /etc/...
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Privoxy VS Polipo

I'm trying to share a SocksPort (SocksPort 192.168.0.14:10001) with a mobile device. The mobile device only supports HTTP proxies. It seems polipo used to be supported/promoted[1] by the torproject ...
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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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OpenVPN connecting to a server via a Tor (SOCKS) proxy - error: “timeout expired” and “Inactivity timeout”" in Linux

I'm trying to connect to an OpenVPN server through Tor Socks Proxy. When I try to connect to the VPN sometimes I receive this error message "Recv_socks_reply: TCP Port Read Timeout expired" and ...
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notice Tried for 122 seconds to get a connection to scrubbed:80. Giving up

Getting error while sending multiple http requests through tor circuit. Sep 18 17:59:13.000 [notice] New control connection opened. Sep 18 17:59:28.000 [warn] Destination '[scrubbed]' seems to be an ...
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How to allow Tor browser to access local port?

I'm interested in using the Tor browser with a Trezor. Trezor uses something called the "Trezor Bridge" to communicate between the browser and the device. (It is also called trezord, and is found ...
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How to Configure a tor on a domain-joined Windows at work

i can use tor at home with no difficulty,but i need use it at work too. my PC at work is a domain-joined PC and i have no right to change any thing like firewall. the PC is configured to connect to ...
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Why tor2web is not secure?

I want to ask about tor2web proxy which is used to access the onion sites through normal internet browser, Why it is said that it is not secure when it uses HTTPS to fetch the onion site from the Tor ...
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Set a tor server behind http proxy

I'm trying to make a tor relay server over a http proxy on a ubuntu 14.04 lts machine. Log output: $ cat /var/log/tor/log Aug 17 18:19:06.000 [notice] Tor 0.2.4.27 (git-412e3f7dc9c6c01a) opening new ...
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can i access tor sites access using vpn proxies?

I wanted to visit .onion sites without using tor. Because tor speed is very slow. Can i access tor sites using vpn-proxies? And what types of proxies i need to use? is it is HTTP/SOCK4/5? Or all ...
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What is passed to the Onion Proxy in terms of the OSI model?

I'm trying to understand at what layer does the SOCKS proxy receive. For example, if I visit a website and make a HTTP get to the web server it is passed through via SOCKS to make the request. At ...
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The proxy server is refusing connections

I have downloaded the most recent version of the Tor bundle 6.5.2 for Mac. When I open the Tor browser I get a message "the proxy server is refusing connections". I have followed the instructions (on ...
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Unable to find proxy server error

I downloaded the Tor files for Mac OS and when I tried to do anything or click on a link, it would immediately come up with the Unable to find the proxy server error. I did an internet search, ...
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TOR browser and local proxy

Why the TOP browser does not connect to the network, I have a local proxy server in the building, I enter the address and port in the TOP setting, but the connection does not occur.
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Turning off the proxy part of Tor [duplicate]

I would like to use the tor browser but without the Proxy / Onion element of it. The reason why I would like to do this is because I'd like to use Tor as my main go to browser for normal activities ...
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Howto to install a Tor middle relay on a working Windows VPN Proxy?

I've looked through the existing descriptions and tried many ways to do this - but don't believe it's ever worked for me. I have a Windows 7 pro machine which has been running for years with only two ...
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shapeshifter-dispatcher starts only in obfs2 mode [closed]

I am trying to start shapeshifter-dispatcher as a standalone proxy on both a server and a client machine to tunnel an OpenVPN connection. However it appears to be able to start only if I select the ...
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Custom proxy in Tor Browser

How do I configure Tor Browser to use a proxy other than Tor?
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How does Tor use application proxy (SOCKS)?

I couldn't find the relevant documentation for this on the Tor and was hoping for some clarification here. I understand the process of how Tor works, but I'm looking for information on the client side....
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How do I use a specific IP proxy with TOR?

I have some specific proxy IP addresses. They currently work fine in my standard browser, when changing the proxy settings. I am looking for a way to be able to use TOR and then a specific IP ...