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Questions tagged [tor-cloud]

The Tor Cloud project runs on the Amazon EC2 cloud computing platform. This gives you a user-friendly way of deploying bridges to help users access an uncensored Internet.

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How is data encrypted and decrypted in onion routing?

I read that onion proxy adds a layer of abstraction for each onion router in a route,and each onion router just removes a layer of encryption then does onion proxy knows about all onion routers in the ...
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Interacting with Tor cloud via python/stem

I'm new to Tor. I'm interested in setting up a Tor cloud (https://cloud.torproject.org/#get_started) on ec2, which looks straight forward. However besides surfing I want to use python, likely the stem ...
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Tor in Java using silvertunnel-ng

I'm using silvertunnel-ng package, I managed to get the example provided here working. but when I change the link to facebook or google pages, I get empty response. I'm not quite sure what am I doing ...
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Run Tor in the background via the shell

After configuring the Tor relay through a remote SSH session my terminal is still waiting (sort of stuck at this line on my remote SSH session ). it says: Nov 11 10:10:00.000 [notice] Performing ...
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Stetting up a Tor Bridge in Amazon EC2 - Amazon AWS

Its been around 2 months since I had been using Tor and I am in love with it. I want to try running a Tor relay using the Amazon EC2 account I signed up today. I am pretty new to this service but ...
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What causes “The connection was reset” error message?

I need to log in to this website: www.mercadolivre.com.br in my country (enter is entrar, in top of this page have link ENTRAR), but it doesn't load the page in Tor. I received this message: "The ...
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Proxy over Tor?

I'm running TBB on windows 8. I have clicked on onion symbol on top left, clicked on "preference", Ticked "Use custom proxy settings" and put my socks5 client info. like this: SOCKS5 127.0.0.1:9956 ...
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How to plot different results in Shadow with Scallion

I'm using Shadow to run a network simulation of Tor, with the scallion plug-in. When parsing and plotting the results, I only managed to retrieve the 'results-timing' graph. How do I parse and ...
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How can I set up the fastest network for a Tor relay?

Say I set up a server in the cloud as a relay, how can I set it up so I get maximum speed out of the network? And how fast can a Tor-relay get with optimal bandwidth/response time?
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Are there any Tor Cloud alternatives?

Tor Cloud makes running a full-time bridge in the cloud fairly easy, and using Amazon's EC2 means there are plenty of locations available at a moderate price. This means though that a lot of Tor-eggs ...
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How can I change from a private to a obfsproxy bridge on Amazon AWS?

I set up an AWS server as a private bridge, but actually wanted to have a obfsproxy bridge. Is it possible to change it later, or should I delete the old server and set up a new one?
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Accessing my Amazon AWS Tor Bridge

I just set up a Tor Bridge on a Amazon AWS Server (very good explanation how to do that on https://cloud.torproject.org/). Now its up and running and I try to access it. I copied the private key (tor-...
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Are virtual servers like Tor Cloud less advisable?

It's probably not difficult to extract Tor encryption keys from storage or memory on virtual hardware like EC2 instances. Similar issues likely exist for rented physical servers with management access....
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Why does my Tor Cloud bridge receive more traffic than it sends?

I am running a Tor Cloud EC2 instance. From the log files, it looks like it receives more traffic than it sends. What causes this?