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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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The proxy server is refusing connections on my windows P.C

My Computer is a PC, not a MAC. But I cannot connect to the Onion sites. Whenever I try, i get the following message: The proxy server is refusing connections Firefox is configured to use a proxy ...
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How to protect Tor proxy with a password?

I want to set up a personal Tor SOCKS5 proxy on my Linux VPS to use it on mobile devices and whatnot. Apparently, Tor can only protect its control port, SOCKS5 stays open. How do I set a lightweight, ...
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I't to know if i can hide my identity from world to do my social causes near me

I'm running Tor in Windows. Getting error "Unable to find Proxy for private or normal mode". I'd to know if I can hide my identity from world to do my social causes near me.
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Tor relay server behind proxy

I'm a newbie in the Tor world. I was just thinking of running a relay server... The fact is that I know some sites like Netflix, Disney and others just block all the relays IPs that are posted on the ...
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update 9.0 on Mac not working - The proxy server is refusing connections

There used to be an option: Advanced > Network > Settings that's gone, so can't even select No Proxy Also, config:about network.proxy.socks_remote_dns : settings this to false doesn't work either can ...
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TOR Reset Proxy Settings Lost without lose other settings

new to this forum. i have some tech background but would need a stepped sequence-keystroke answer please, eg: word, file, save as.. i made some summary notes on the problem below, but guessing the ...
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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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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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query NNTP headers

all I'd like to know how to query NNTP headers Injection-Info:logging-data, X-Trace, NNTP-X-TOR-Router, NNTP-X-Ufhash, Content-ID article-number in Xref: newsgroup-server newsgroup-name:article-...
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Failing to set up TOR for command-line use on Mac

I'm failing to make every command in terminal (and ideally every MacOS app) to connect via TOR network by default in MacOS. A simple test works when I expicitly request to use TOR proxy: curl --...
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TOR tampering with NNTP headers

I'v tried to post/upload NNTP message to newsgroup with/without using TOR for analysis. several thing caught my attention 0) I'v noticed missing NNTP headers when using TOR {Injection-Info Xref ...
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Problem with accessing www.saama.com under a proxy and without proxy

For some reasons, I am When I open this blog under https://www.saama.com, I get a runtime error page like this in Firefox without using proxy : I think this is error most be solved by using a Hoxx ...
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Using a custom exit node for Tor?

I want to be able to change my geolocation on Tor, but I can't figure out how to do that. I'm a complete noob, so forgive me for my rudimentary understanding of how things work. Browsers can read the ...
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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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Are Tor network nodes/relays proxies? If not, what is the difference?

I would like to know if there is any difference between the concept of "proxy" and the nodes (also known as relays) that make up the Tor network. I mean: Are the nodes proxies themselves? If not, what'...
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Tails/Tor not connecting to Network using multiple OBSF 3 OR 4 bridges

I have a tails install running off USB running on a laptop with Parrot linux installed. Tor connects fine without bridges. I used welcome screen to set up bridge list and cannot connect. Bridges have ...
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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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loading a .onion site inside the iframe tag

i am trying to load a .onion website in my website using the iframe tag i'm open to pretty much any option though. my only objective is to be able to embed an interactive .onion site within my website....
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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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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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Cannot connect to Tor Browser anymore

I have used Tor browser for years with now problems at all. When i try it now it says that the proxy is missing (and/or network which is working well) and to contact Tor itself. Gives me this error ...
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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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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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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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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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How does the SOCKET proxy know the destination port?

I want to build a Anonymizing Middlebox. I dont understand the last iptables rule: iptables -t nat -A PREROUTING -i $_inc_if -p tcp --syn -j REDIRECT --to-ports $_trans_port The TCP traffic is ...
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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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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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How to solve “Failed to bind one of the listener ports”?

Can someone please help me with this, or give me a contact email who can? I accidentally did something with the proxy when Tor was open and now I can't reopen it to fix it. 3/21/19, 05:42:30.670 [...
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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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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. I'd like to use Tor Browser to connect to a website that blocks Tor IP addresses by using an open proxy after Tor. It ...
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TOR Works first time, but never again after that

Every time I launch TOR I can't get onto any sites - even Duckduckgo. I get "The proxy server is refusing connections". If I reinstall TOR I get online no problem - but only the first time. Next ...
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How to Disable Proxy Settings from End User?

I have a situation where end user should not modify proxy setting of Tor Browser. So I need to disable or grayed out all proxy settings options from Tor Browser. Is there any way to achieve this.
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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 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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When to use bridge or proxy on tails?

How safe am I using tails on a burner? And is it necessary to use a bridge or proxy for true anonymity?
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“This is a SOCKS Proxy, Not An HTTP Proxy”

As the title says, I've been trying to use Tor as a proxy for Postman and I'm getting the following response when I try to make a request to a specific endpoint that does not support HTTPS ...
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Proxychains+Tor+Remmina RDP

Just picked up Kali, little rusty with linux. Im attempting to use Proxychains/Tor to log into my remote windows server over RDP(Remmina Application) Proxychains by default uses Socks4 Tor ...
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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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Orbot shut down! In logs said “Definitely notthe fbi” What does that mean?

My Orbot App Stopped is Bootleg even though it was 100%. After it shit down it said " Definitely Not The Fbi" What Does this mean? Im assuming a warning. I Shut the process down. Cleared data and cut ...
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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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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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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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iplocation.net Reports the Same Proxy, TorBrowser or Firefox (non-tor)

The site https://www.iplocation.net/find-ip-address (What is my IP?) reports an IP address, and two proxy addresses. One of the two proxy addresses is the same from TorBrowser or from Firefox (non-...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...