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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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 ...
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Transparent proxy improvement using haproxy load balancer?

I want to know if isn't a good idea to use many instances of Tor and load balancing them through haproxy. I've tested here.. I ran 20 Tor instances (20 socks5 ports) and load balanced them through ...
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Security of other browsers + Tor vs. Tor browser

I'm a bit confused about why using Tor with regular Chrome or FF is considered insecure. Let's say I use it with Chrome. I install the "Expert Bundle", then the proxy-switchy Chrome extension and set ...
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How do I validate/log my traffic passing through tor?

I'm using the Tor client on Ubuntu in conjunction with a Privoxy proxy to forward HTTP traffic to SOCKS5. I would like to validate that my setup is actually working but can't figure out how to ...
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Proxy setting not working in tor

My proxy setting does not work in Tor. I have no idea why. The same settings work in Firefox. (the proxy is working. I keep checking and changing it): What am I doing wrong?
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General SOCKS server failure while using tor proxy

I am proxying traffic over tor, so letter on when I need to call localhost port, it gives failure error. def create_connection(self, address, timeout=None, source_address=None): sock = socks....
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Bypassing google server using tor proxy is not possible

I am looking how to bypass pass proxy using tor and torctl, I looked on various steps and wrote this script in python. After starting tor, ideally this should work proxy_support = urllib2....
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tor browser 4.5, change proxy settings

I use Tor Browser for I2P. In the new version 4.5 I can't find TorButton. How do I change the proxy settings for using i2p, http 4444 etc. I don't want to disable it because "TBB has a Torbutton ...
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Add an exit proxy to Tor

I am confuse about how to edit torrc file to add a proxy after tor. I saw that I have to edit the .torrc to do so, but adding a socks4/5 proxy remains unclear, either on the tor manual, or others ...
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HTTP proxy over Tor

Can somebody suggest me some HTTP proxy app for Windows? There are a few apps I wanna use over Tor, but they don't support SOCKS proxy, only HTTP proxy. So I need an HTTP proxy that's able to be ...
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Anonymizing Tor Proxy as virtual machine

I'm just wandering if its possible to create a virtual machine dedicated as a Tor proxy a bit like this hardware solution: Onion Pi