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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 can i nginx reverse proxy to .onion site ? which is on TOR network?

i have installed TOR and nginx on my cent os server. when i proxy_pass requests to the TOR running on my localhost and supply host headers of .onion website. i am getting tor is not an http proxy ...
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How to set India as a country in tor browser? [duplicate]

I'm trying to use tor to test my website from UK. My website has custom content based on the geo-location of a user i.e; if a user opens from US IP he see's a US personalised content and if the user ...
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How to setup filezilla client to access TOR?

So the question is obvious now here's what I did: I've tried without openning TOR browser to go to Edit->Settings, then I went to Connection->Generic Proxy and I've selected SOCKS5, then I typed host ...
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Would like to use Tor with _and_ without proxy --> unexpectedly ends program

I am using my laptop at home (with proxy) and outside my home (without proxy). I have set Tor to use proxy. Then, of course, when I am not at home, it cannot connect to the network. No problem so far. ...
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Can I torify all connections going through my hotspot? [duplicate]

I am connected to the Internet through eth0 and I run hotspot with wlan0: create_ap wlan0 wlan0 MyAccessPoint MyPassPhrase Is it possible to torify the connections made by the users connected to ...
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Firefox is configured to use a proxy server that is refusing connections

I am new to the TOR browser, I have downloaded and installed it on my mac. When I open it up and go to search something, it comes up with "Firefox is configured to use a proxy server that is refusing ...
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netcat with Tor

I can't seem to get a response through the proxy when I pipe something to nc through it (note there are two different commands issued below): $ echo "GET / HTTP/1.1 > Host: torproject.org > ...
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Speed up Tor network

I primarily want to connect to the internet via one proxy outside the UK. Is there anyway I can configure the network to complete the task please? Thanks Umfundi
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Unix command 'mail', send mail to an .onion address mail

In my server, I installed tor and postfix. I can send an email via this simple shell commands : echo "foo" | mail -s "example" testest@sigaint.org No problem here, its work. Now, I want be able ...
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Tor browser bundle/Mac OSX new installation: Unable to find the proxy server

First-time user here. Dowloaded tor browser bundle (for OSX), launched: "Unable to find the proxy server". Added TorBrowser to exceptions for firewall, restarted, relaunched, "unable to find the proxy ...
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Tor proxy issues?

I am having some trouble connecting with Tor. This what I get: 07/11/2016 20:11:23.500 [NOTICE] Bootstrapped 85%: Finishing handshake with first hop 07/11/2016 20:11:23.600 [NOTICE] Bootstrapped 90%:...
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firefox proxy settings [duplicate]

I want to connect to the Tor network using firefox, I installed tor via apt and it's running on port 9001, so I set mozzila proxy settings for http on 127.0.0.1:9001 but I cannot get the connexion "...
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Does tor send data over my server?

Does Tor send data over my server if I installed it? My server has a bandwidth limit so it would be bad if tor runs as a relay. I've installed the standard tor configuration via apt-get on my Debian ...
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What's the difference between ControlPort and SocksPort

I would liek to run Tor on my Mac (El Capitan), such that another program (a Ruby script) can make HTTP requests through my running Tor process. I installed via "sudo port install tor" and then ...
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Are there proxies like Tor2Web but not just for http connections?

Tor2Web allows access to Hidden services from clearnet. However I would like to know if there some other gateways which will allow connections to hidden services on custom port and allows different ...
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Mac OSX Proxy Issue [closed]

So I want to use Tor and have downloaded it multiple times from this page: https://www.torproject.org/projects/torbrowser.html.en#downloads (which I believe was the bundle). I have tried to ...
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I tried to browse websites with Tor but all I get are “Unable to find the proxy server” error pages.

I am a new user of Tor and have downloaded the newest version for macintosh. I have the latest OSX and a good working computer. The installation went well and the browser physically looks normal. ...
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Connect to Tor Network using 'eduroam' authenticated internet

I am struggling to connect to the Tor network. I am using a university internet connect which itself requires authentication to connect to. When first connecting to the eduroam network, a user ...
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Cannot open tor because of proxy server

I am new to Tor and a basic user and when I try to open Tor i get this message: The proxy server is refusing connections Firefox is configured to use a proxy server that is refusing connections. ...
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How to run multiple instances of Tor easier?

I need to use multiple instances of Tor with different IP addresses on each. I looked it up on google and found this link. So far I was able to make use of the "manual way" of editing everything and ...
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Problem with tor as a Proxy

I need to watch an Australian channel on Youtube and for this to be possible I need an Australian ip. While I actually did make it work sometimes with tor+proxy, the IP I keep getting most of the ...
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What's the difference between the Tor proxy and the Browser Bundle?

I have done some research on Tor the past few months, trying to learn more about it's infrastructure, and have been successful for the most part. However, there is something that I can't seem to find ...
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cURL and wget with Tor

What information about me (not the exit node) is revealed when a request originating from cURL / wget is proxied through Tor? Example: curl https://example.com/ --socks5 localhost:9150 -H "User-...
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Unable to Find Proxy Server

Running Windows 10 - 64 bit and have installed the newest version of Tor while using TotalVPN to bypass my ISP, which doesn't let Tor go thru. Tor browser comes up fine, but then I plug in "any" ....
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How can I be sure my tor proxy is connecting to HTTPS when setting a program's proxy?

If I set some programs to connect through the tor network (via SOCKS) how can I be sure, without checking the website they are connecting to, if the "end" connection is going to be encrypted with ...
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Is it possible to run Tor with Proxychains using socks4a?

I'm trying to configure proxychains to make a port-scan with Nmap, but the file config tells only about SOCKS4 and SOCKS5.
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proxychain not finding proxychains.conf Tails 2.3

My objective is tor --> socks proxy --> destination Reason for doing this is to access sites that do not like Tor exit nodes. This is all done on Tails I have tried running this proxychains tor-...
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Possibility with malicious endnode, SSL Strip?

I am wondering about the security with TOR, if an end node setup a proxy like Burp Suite and replaced the certificate, does it mean the end node can still see all the packets that had passed through ...
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Whonix proxy and isolation

I set up Whonix Gateway, Workstation and Iceweacel. I also set up a Proxy on Iceweaceal (in Preferences) at the Gateway and now my IP address is defined as the one on the proxy. But I'm confused ... ...
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Tor doesn't connect to proxy server

I have installed the Torbrowser, but since the installation, Tor configuration box appears and it does not connect. Below is the log I copied from Dialog Box: 04-May-16 15:19:19 PM.900 [NOTICE] ...
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RealVNC Viewer and Tor

I want acess my server over VNC, cause RealVNC only client with proxy support under windows, I choosed it. But when I setup proxy, socks5 with 127.0.0.1:9150 in RealVNC, It requesting username and ...
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failed to curl https url from Privoxy over tor

I have installed privoxy over TOR on a centos server, I can curl successfully simple http page, but failed to get https page like https://www.google.com. Here is my tor conf: SocksBindAddress 127.0....
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Trouble with ToR proxy

My college blocks basic websites such as Facebook and Skype. While I can manage Facebook with my mobile data, in order to talk to my family, Skype is too expensive on data. The college WiFi uses a ...
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Intercepting .onion Sites with BurpSuite + Tor

I'm stuck on this. I've configure the Tor browser to the BurpSuite proxy so I can intercept.It work for regular web addresses but not .onion sites. Does anybody know why? And what can I do to fix it? ...
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Connect to Orbot Socks5 proxy from computer on same network

I want to use Orbot on my phone as a proxy server for my desktop or any computer on my local network. How/can I set Orbot up to let me do this?
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How to set Tor proxy for Windows 10 instead of VPN?

When I open windows 10 settings and then "Network & Internet" I see: Settings -> Network & Internet 1. Data usage ...
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Proxy settings issue/HTTPS issue - warning message

I am using Tor in Tails. To verify that I am connected correctly, I go to IP-check.info. Lately, IP-check.info is giving me a warning message "..you are not using Tor correctly. Your own IP address ...
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Tor does not restore circuit

I have a HS server for web proxying purposes with an onion address. It's in a test phase at the moment and traffic is low, but from time to time the web server is not reachable using Tor Browser, ...
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Tor Browser with custom proxy instead of Tor

I appreciate the Tor Browser's privacy features, but I don't want to run my data through the tor network. Instead I have a socks5 proxy I'd like to use. I've tried disabling the TorLauncher addon, ...
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How could I configure a version of Tor to run only as a proxy?

I use Chrome and Yandex.Browser (basically a more private version of Chrome with a nicer GUI) and I want to be able to access the Tor network in these applications. I don't want a full Tor Browser to ...
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My Windows 7 Computer uses the proxy from Spybot Search&Destroy. Does this work ok?

Tor Browser options==>Advanced==>Network==>Settings shows a manual setting of SOCKS host: 127.0.0.1 and port 9050. I have not changed anything within the Tor Browser or the settings for the Spybot ...
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How can I set tor to use a proxy file (.pac)

I need a proxy file (.pac) to access the internet. I used to work with a HTTP/HTTPS proxy which is easily configured through Tor settings but now I have to use a .pac file, and I can't find the option ...
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Tor network won't connect - torrent secured network

I'm completely new tot this. I can't seem to connect to the Tor network. My network is secured against torrents. When somebody tries to use torrents everybody's internet slows down and it does not ...
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Connect directly with Tor Browser (as in, bypass Tor)?

I recently decided to pay for CryptoStorm anonymous VPN as an extra layer to my privacy protection - so that all requests including UDP requests are automatically masked. As I understand it, all ...
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Can you run a VM under a tor network? [closed]

Can I setup on the VM host to redirect all my VM guest networking over Tor?
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How to use TOR along with the proxy

In a hypothetical network, one has to connect through a proxy to use the internet. However, via the this particular proxy only few websites are accessible and the rest get redirected to a page with a ...
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Tor crashes GNOME Shell [closed]

I've a fairly vanilla Debian with GNOME Shell install configured to use a system Tor daemon as a SOCKS proxy in Settings -> Network -> Network proxy. If I kill the Tor process, then the system ...
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Proxy Client: unable to connect (“general SOCKS server failure”)

Can someone help me with the following error?? Below is my log and I'm not an expert, so please explain in simple terms! 9/14/2015 18:30:52 PM.100 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or ...
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Is it possible to setup a private TOR relay

I have a proxy setup on one of my machines which is behind a router. And I need to use that proxy from another network. But my problem is that I cannot forward ports from the router to the proxy ...
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I need help choosing my type of internet connection

I just downloaded the Tor Browser. When first launching, how do I know which network setting to select? "I would like to connect directly to Tor network" or "This computer's Internet connection is ...