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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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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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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 ...
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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 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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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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Which one connect method in Orbot I need to use?

In my workplace the Internet connection is proxied, some of websites and web-services won't load. I tried to use Orbot with the address of proxy and proxy's port, it was unsuccessful. Then with and ...
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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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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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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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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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Unable to find Proxy Servers

I'm totally new to Tor, Yeah I know, the newbie. So I'm running a Mac. with Ivacy VPN. Also running Tor 6.5.1. Getting the "Unable to find Proxy Servers". Didn't do any modifications just started ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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TOR Browser locked in Firefox, keep getting proxy server rufusing connection [closed]

Please advise on how I can get rid of running TOR on Firefox. Whenever I type in a URL I get "Proxy Server Refusing Connection"
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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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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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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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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 ...
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Howto TBB->entry node->middle node->exit node->PROXY->website?

There was a similar question, but there was no answer. I want to do this: TBB->entry node->middle node->exit node->PROXY->website At the moment I've got Linux, TBB properly installed, Privoxy properly ...
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My Tor Browser doesnt work anymore please HELP

I am new in tor so if someone could explain me what to do to fix my problem I would appreciate it. 22/3/17 9:47:36 a. m..600 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control ...
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Tunnel TCP over Tor2Web

Did anybody manage to do this? I've tried every tunneling software I could find that tunnels over http. No luck, various errors, even with different tor2web hosts. I was looking into using the tor2web ...
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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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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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Proxy server configuration on Tor [duplicate]

How can I ensure that the last leg of my tor proxy loop goes through a certain country on request?
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What happens if we write a remote anonymous proxy in local proxy address?

I can not connect to Tor network with bridges. I set a remote anonymous proxy (as if it is a local proxy) and then tor could connect to the network. I wonder if Tor connects to the first node through ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 "...