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Torifying wrapper to redirect the traffic of socks-compatible apps through the tor network.

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PERROR torsocks: socks5 libc connect: Connection refused (in socks5_connect() at socks5.c:202)

Sometimes,if not often,the IP address assigned to me by TOR does not work. Is there a way to choose the exit IP numbers where my traffic should exit the Tor network ? I've found a script that tells to ...
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git with tor v3 auth key

I have a git server as a hidden service with v3 auth enabled on it. I of course can browse to the site supplying my private key. I cannot clone from the site over http, because I assume it is ...
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[Iran][Fedora] Torsocks doesn't work even though tor is installed and running

The service is enabled and active, furthermore journalctl -exft Tor says it is bootstrapped 100%. However running torsocks on and trying to ping hackage.haskell.org will return nothing, ditto for ...
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connecting tor over ssh error Socks proxy failed to connect, error 4 (host unreachable)

I already had setup hidden service on my pi4 and it was working just fine until I decided that I'd install the same config on another sd card and from then on it gives me the same error again and ...
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Sourcing “torsocks on” in fish and dash shells

I have used torify for a while to ad hoc route the traffic of certain applications through Tor and just today noticed that the man page suggests using torsocks instead. Reading through the torsocks(1) ...
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burpsuite onion http request intercept

I have an Onion Website, and i want to try and exploit it to find the Real IP-Address behind this Service. The problem: 'Cannot intercept Traffic from .onion' i also used this Settings in BurpSuite: ...
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How could p2p connections work in Tor?

Besides that Tor should not be used for p2p traffic because of network congestion and possible IP leaks in BitTorrent applications, how could it work in theory? Assuming that the BitTorrent ...
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Using torify with another browser?

How do you use torify with another browser through a bridge? (because tor is blocked by the ISP)
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How to implement a hidden service with bridges?

If my ISP blocks access to tor nodes, I would get bridge info from official tor website and connect tor again but how can I make my hidden service to use bridges ? Does hidden service even need ...
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Is it useful turn on "keep alive" for Tor SOCKS5 TCP connection?

Wasabi Wallet application connects to the Tor SOCKS5 endpoint (code) and it specifies various "keep alive" options for that socket connections. Note that the TCP connections connect the ...
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<crossout>onionmx broken due to torsocks ipv6 abandonment</crossout>

Edit: Actually the torsocks v1.4.0 --ipv6 option has been working for me. See https://github.com/ehloonion/onionmx/issues/38#issuecomment-1173104130 [I've been trying][1] to get [onionmx][2] working ...
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Tor stream isolation using torcc

I use torsocks for 3 applications: IRC, SSH and Thunderbird (My Tor browser uses port 9150 from the torbrowser bundle daemon). I want to use a different tor circuit for each application. On the ...
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How to use torsocks with python urllib3 and along a domain name where ipv6 is availaible ? Or rather disable ɪᴘᴠ6 in that case?

Simply trying to access en.wikipedia.org with a python script where a huge stack of dependencies prevents configuring a proxy (would take a year in order to rewrite dependencies for getting proxy ...
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Torsocks doesn’t torify on macOS

I can’t get Torsocks to work properly on macOS 12.3 Monterey, while it works perfectly on Raspbian 11 Bullseye. The program seems to work, but it doesn’t torify the traffic. The version is Torsocks 2....
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running 2 clients at same time and getting stucked at 95% circuit_create: Establishing a Tor circuit after couple of minutes

im running the expert tor.exe client (tor1 and tor2 at the same time) within a python script and selenium module. the 2 tor.exe clients are getting killed after every run to get a new ip. first runs ...
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Why doesn't `torsocks git clone https://github.com/ElementsProject/lightning.git` work?

torsocks git clone https://github.com/ElementsProject/lightning.git does not work and gives me: Cloning into 'lightning'... 1643140279 PERROR torsocks[51452]: socks5 libc connect: Connection refused (...
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irssi with Tor - Mapped hostname not working

I'm a newbie to Tor so maybe I'm doing something wrong. I installed Tor in a Raspberry Pi Zero W, connected to the local network, and modified the /etc/tor/torrc file so that it can be accessed only ...
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Not able to ssh over tor

I did setup and V3 hidden service for ssh but I'm not able to connect to the server through tor. When I run torify ssh [email protected] get the following error: 1639811611 ERROR ...
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Cannot connect to tor hidden sevice on my server after years of use

may I please ask for help? My hidden service is now not working after years of using it. It is installed on ubuntu server. When I try to access it with tor browser, I now get "Invalid onion ...
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VPN through Tor. Are there any errors in my settings and can anonymity be improved?

I need to route traffic from multiple mobile apps and all sites through tor. Some apps and websites block tor traffic. For this reason, I decided to use tor and vpn together (vpn through tor). I know ...
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Tor metrics returns blank page for me

I have noticed that metrics options were added in PR 2096. However, when I open http://127.0.0.1:37991/metrics I get only a blank page. I use tor.exe file to send HTTP requests through Tor's SOCKS5 ...
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Tor SOCKS5 proxy returns question mark character (`?`) instead of valid HTTP response from time to time

An application I work on works with Tor SOCKS5 and uses that to send HTTP 1.1 requests and receive HTTP responses. It works great but from time to time it happens that instead of an HTTP response ...
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Tor SOCKS5 Not Working With Anything Other Than Tor Browser

I am running Tails OS on a live USB and am attempting to run traffic through Tor. The Tor Browser is working via the SOCKS5 proxy on 127.0.0.1:9050. When I try to run: curl --socks5-hostname localhost:...
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How to connect android device to TOR programmatically

I would like to build an application that connects the phone like Orxy/Orbot, although I cannot figure out how. How might I connect to tor using java, or connect to the socks proxy tor interface in ...
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Tor daemon is frozenn ( Rend stream is 120 seconds late.)

Good day, i have some problem with tor daemon on Linux. i use tor daemon to proxy access some site, but periodic tor is frozen, and can't proxy requests. in logs i seee only this. Oct 07 02:29:54 Tor[...
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Connecting an ESP32 to a site via a SOCKS5 proxy

There is a lot of talk about the poor old ESP32 chip not being able to handle TOR due to its resource constraints, and I know there is one library out there that might work if I had platform.io and ...
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Site operator gets real IP when I do "torsocks curl example.org/file.zip"?

Quote from Reddit One thing, though: Don't think Torsocks is a jail. It's not even close. Applications can reach clearnet if they're explicitly trying. I download files with: torsocks curl example....
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Burpsuite and Tor browser problem

I set http / https proxy as 127.0.0.1 / 8080 in tor browser and set socks proxy as 127.0.0.1 / 9150 in burpsuite. But whenever i click 'connect' in tb, it doesn't work. what is wrong??? OS : win 10 ...
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torsocks on macOS: ERROR: YYY is located in a directory protected by Apple's System Integrity Protection

I wish to tunnel CLI tools over tor network in macOS 11.5.2 None is working. I only installed torsocks, did no configuration. brew install torsocks torsocks whois example.com ERROR: /usr/bin/whois is ...
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Prosody XMPP server with onion domain

I set up the XMPP Prosody server in conjunction with the onion domain, it works fine with v2 domains, but when I trying to configure it with onion v3, it does not connect. Everything is clear in ...
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When the domain is called, port 8080 is attached?

I am trying to create a hidden service in TOR this due to learning reasons. It all seems to work fine when I want to use this normally with HTML. But as soon as I want to install a dynamic web ...
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Tor client fails when making bulk requests in a short period of time

I have a list of more than 16,000 thousand up to date active onion domains and I'm trying to download each page with parallel requests through python with tor client as the proxy. All requests take ...
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Tor trying to connect to a deleted bridge

I noticed some old bridges and deleted them. Tor still tries to connect to them. Is there any place that tor reaches the bridge beside etc/tor/torrc?
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How to correctly programatically check if Tor socks proxy is working or not?

I have been thinking lately how to check correctly whether Tor is actually working or not in an application that sends HTTP requests over Tor. I'm aware that this question is somewhat fuzzy because ...
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Using Tor over IPv6

Can someone explain what I have to configure to get tor working over ipv6 on client-side? $ torify telnet -6 www.google.com 80 telnet: could not resolve www.google.com/80: Non-recoverable failure in ...
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Is there a C/C++ Tor API?

I am looking for a (preferably Open Source) API usable in C/C++, that enables one to send/receive data over the Tor network. So I want to build an application that uses sockets to communicate data ...
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Tor stuck at start-up

I have been using Tor for while. It was working fine but today it refuses to start. It gets stuck here (at start-up): Apr 29 08:06:14.918 [notice] Tor 0.4.4.0-alpha-dev (git-b6e60f26dd04fa4f) running ...
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Tor.services refusing to run on archlinux

I just did a full upgrade on my archlinux and now for some reason I can't get systemctl start tor.service to run. I can use the tor browser without this, but I usually need this service up before ...
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Using nmap with torsocks on VPN

I am trying to use nmap with torsocks while connected to VPN. When i used this (sudo torsocks nmap -sS 1.2.3.4) command i am getting "nmap route_dst_netlink: can't find interface "tun0" ...
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tor high traffic p2p

There are these "don't use tor for bittorent" and "bitcoin over tor is not a good idea" statements. I wonder if that is only valid because it is mixed traffic, where you have users ...
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How to prevent torsocks timeouts from concurrent calls?

I'm running a distant HTTP server, serving a single page, used for delay measurements purposes. From my client, I'm generating multiple different custom circuits each being assigned a new upcoming ...
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Can't connect to Tor with python 3.9

I'm trying to access my tor server with python with the module torpy, but it didn'y worked. It continue sayying that the server is not reachable, but with tor I can connect with it. I've tryied this ...
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What's the recommended timeout when torifying an application to access an onion service (torsocks .onion timeout)?

What does the Tor Project recommend to be the best timeout setting to use when contacting an onion service? I'm wrapping an ancient perl script with torsocks so that it can reach my website via its ....
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Opening Control Port On Tor

It seems that when I enable the control port on port 9051, the IP would be 127.0.0.1:9051. When I visit the website, it says that it is a socks proxy, not an HTTP proxy.
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Does torify/torsocks give access to hidden services?

Most torify documentation is about accessing non-hidden services. Yet .onion address look like real tcp addresses, does torify make those available.
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How to route all network traffic through tor

I'm trying to create a network that sends all traffic through tor. So far I've got a PFsense box acting as a router and a separate debian instance with tor installed and running. Is there a way to ...
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Republish Hidden Service Descriptor to HSDir

Someone thought it would be funny to ddos my hidden service. Now my .onion domain after days of ddos stopping, and stop > start the tor service doesn't want to display. How do I republish my onion ...
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IRC Server-to-Server over Tor

If this question doesn't belong here, I apologize. I've seen a lot of questions about setting up and accessing an IRC server behind hidden services, and this obviously as a 'standalone' server(and ...
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connect two server via tor

if we have two server let's say server1(92.92.92.92) server2(76.76.76.76). I'm working on redirect incoming traffic on server1 port 4444 to server2 port 12345,this is easy with iptables rule on ...
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Tor service failing to start in Linux

[user@PC ~]$ sudo systemctl status tor ● tor.service - Anonymizing Overlay Network Loaded: loaded (/usr/lib/systemd/system/tor.service; enabled; vendor preset: disabled) Active: failed (...
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