Questions tagged [torsocks]

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

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How to check if Tor is working and debug the problem on CLI?

I have installed Tor on a command-line only environment without the browser, so I can't use check.torproject.org with a browser. Tor is used by a script to request data from clearnet. The tor service ...
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How to properly start tor service

For months I've been using: $ sudo systemctl start tor.service but I just realized we can start tor by simply typing "tor" into a terminal. What's the proper/safest way to start and stop tor.service?...
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How to ssh to a hidden service with torsocks [closed]

How do I ssh to a hidden service with torsocks? Manual for torsocks says that ssh should work just fine yet it doesn't. It fails with the following: $ torsocks ssh username@example.onion ...
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Torsocks curl vs curl --socks5

On my linux box, I have both Tor and Tor browser bundle installed and running. I was wondering which of those two is to be preferred (in the sense of being the most robust to potential "anonymity ...
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Debian-tor user running tor in the background from startup

I recently noticed (by doing top) that there is a process running tor by the user debian-tor. I have installed tor, and use it frequently along with torsocks, but I didn't expect to see it running ...
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“couldn't connect to host” using `torsocks` with `curl`

I am trying to use torsocks with curl. Tor is running as a relay node. DNS lookup is working but connection to the target with HTTP fails. $ host www.ipmango.com www.ipmango.com has address 173.255....
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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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Signal NEWNYM vs Stream isolation

Resources. This answer explains well what happens at NEWNYM request, and I also dig into the code, yet my lack of knowledge on low level networking prevents me to make a proper design decision if ...
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Torsocks vs Proxychains?

I often alternate between torsocks/proxychains when using wget, youtube-dl, gpg2, ssh, pacman and more [non-multithreading] applications. If torsocks breaks or seems abnormally slow, I'll likely try ...
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Allow command-line tor client to accept anonymous connection from private address

I am running the command-line tor client on OS X 10.10 and I have a short script that routes all my WiFi network connections through the SOCKS proxy where tor is listening (127.0.0.1:9050) INTERFACE=...
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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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How to add Tor Services in My Java Application [closed]

I am working online application and while working , some of my ip are banned . After that i came to know about Tor and i want to know how to add the tor services in java applications. Please do ...
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Tor Remote Desktop Client Tool

I was curious if anyone knows if Tor (maybe Firefox more specific) supports any client tool (even betas) which would allow RDP port 3389 connections from the browser while on the Tor network? The ...
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IRC Server behind a tor hidden service?

I host my own irc server, but I would like to serve it using tor hidden service, I already have a tor .onion site using vbox, and it is not the same approach to setup for an irc server, at least it is ...
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How can I force terminal to use Tor on Ubuntu

I wanted to install a program on terminal but it's blocked. How do I torfiy my terminal to fetch the package over Tor?
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Loading Gmail in Tor

When using Gmail in Firefox Google Chat works fine but when Gmail is accessed through Tor, the chat doesn’t load. Moreover, it says "Authentication Problem" and request to log in again in a red line ...
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tbb-nightly-hardened provides no TCP socks proxy, only unix domain socket. is that normal?

I noticed when trying the nightly hardened that the TBB now doesn't spawn an TCP socks proxy but rather use a unix domain sockets is that to be the expected behavior for the future of TBB hardened ? (...
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Can't use onion mail service with torified claws-mail

I tried to use the hidden service of an email provider with claws mail. I start the client with torify claws mail, but it doesn't work. I only get: Connection to hiddenmailservice.onion:995 failed. ...
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Are the external IP addresses the same for two torified programs simultaneously running?

Suppose there are two torified programs that are simultaneously running in the shell on the same computer (which uses a single network interface). Are the external IP addresses assigned to the two ...
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SSH to Tor Hidden service running on Home Computer failed

Tor recently started fiddling with Tor and found out I can host a Tor hidden service that will allow me to forward SSH traffic through a firewall. My setup is: I have a computer at home hosting a SSH ...
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Make the Tor interface an httpproxy

Tor uses a SOCKS5 interface to communicate with applications. I am making an application with winHttp that needs to use Tor, but winHttp only can use HTTP proxies. Is there any way to change Tor's '...
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Debian-based: torsocks + Chromium-browser = DNS Leakage?

System: latest Kali ( Debian-based ) $ torsocks chromium-browser 00:00:00 libtorsocks(1): sendmsg: Connection is a UDP or ICMP stream, may be a DNS request or other form of leak: rejecting. 00:00:00 ...
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How to run multiple Tor browsers with different IPs on the latest version 6.5.1?

I would like to run multiple Tor Browsers on Windows all at once, with each having a unique Tor IP address. I have already seen this instruction, but it doesn't work anymore as extensions.torbutton....
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Tor socks libtorsocks warning

I using the torsocks with curl. torsocks curl icanhazip.com It shows the following error libtorsocks(15700): WARNING: The symbol res_querydomain() was not found in any shared library with the ...
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Is it possible to keep a list of IPs/Websites which I don't want to use Tor to connect to?

I am new to the Tor world, and I really like the idea of it! But now I encountered some issue when I applied the "Torify" to my own python program torify my_python_program As stated in the URL:...
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Can't reach port 9050

I have a problem with tor (this version and also 0.2.7.*). After compilation, with and without installation afterwards, I can'treach port 9050. I would like to see with arm what's going on but it ...
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SSH tunnel SOCKS5 or VPN after Tor with Tails

I am using Tails 1.2.2 as OS. I need to use anything to hide the fact I'm using Tor, so far I've tried socks5 with proxychains but the permission is denied when I check with curl. SSH tunnel are also ...
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Should I worry about this torify (torsocks) warning?

WARNING torsocks[4382]: [syscall] Unsupported syscall number 319. Denying the call (in tsocks_syscall() at syscall.c:465) I've seen other reports on different websites with different numbers. I was ...
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SSH only for onion network

https://medium.com/@tzhenghao/how-to-ssh-over-tor-onion-service-c6d06194147 I follow this tutorial, but I want that my ssh service only works in onion network
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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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How to send Tor traffic through ssh tunnel?

I want to use TOR in such way: Tor Browser --> local Socks5 proxy --> VPS (connection through ssh tunnel) --> Tor Network --> Internet Questions: How to setup such a connection? Will my ISP ...
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PERROR torsocks [2893]

I am trying to get Tor relay working and I obviously have done some thing wrong, as I keep getting the torsocks PERROR when testing. I entered the command curl https://api.ipify.org and get 82.3.5....
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How to figure out why torsocks isn't working on OS X

I installed tor and torsocks on OS X 10.11 with brew and then ran tor. $ brew up $ brew install tor torsocks $ tor --version Tor version 0.2.7.6. $ torsocks --version Torsocks 2.1.0 $ tor In another ...
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How could I configure a version of Tor to run only as a proxy?

I use Chrome and Yandex.Browser (basically a more private version of Chrome with a nicer GUI) and I want to be able to access the Tor network in these applications. I don't want a full Tor Browser to ...
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Change socksport and listen address?

Is it possible to change TorAddress and TorPort when using apt-transport-tor? I'm trying to use socksports listening on another machine on my network.
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IPC with torified child process

In my setup I have main process, which is Node.js app and there should be torified worker, which basically a child process. I spawn it using follwoing command spawn('torsocks nodejs torworker ') The ...
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Non-tor service over tor

I'm struggling to find information on how to route non Tor services over Tor. Say i wanted to run a GPS tracking server as a hidden service, I could create a hidden service and point that to the ...
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torsocks over torsocks? (by accident)

Sometimes I'll $ torsocks --shell, then forget I'm in a torified shell and hours later do $ torsocks curl https://website.com. Does torsocks know not to do tor over tor? Is there some kind of idiot ...
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Is this normal? Am seeing SAME exit/ entry nodes from same 2-3 countries all the time! :(

To my knowledge there are hundreds of Tor entry/exit nodes. But during a 4-5 hour browsing I am only seeing nodes from France (a lot), Germany and the Netherlands. Why am i not seeing any nodes from ...
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How can I bridge Wlan to Ethernet through tor?

Hi I want to bridge WiFi to Ethernet but I want to do it more anonymous. So how can I do it with the tor network? By the way I want to use Linux for doing that. So please don't send me Windows ...
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How can I make sure my stock apps are connecting through orbot?

How can I make sure my stock apps are connecting through orbot? I've installed orbot & it's seems to be working as google throws captcha in orfox but stock apps such as youtube still opens page ...
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torsocks[30239]: [connect] Connection to a local address are denied

I want to open a shared folder at home for me to access at work, because most ftp is blocked by firewall I though I'd find an inventive way to access my files. On my remote host (at home) I host a tor ...
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SOCKS 5 Proxy Exceptions w/ Tor BB

I am successfully running all network traffic through Tor BB's proxy server on OS X by having changed my ethernet and wifi settings to run through the SOCKS 5 proxy via port 9150 in System Preferences....
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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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Tor customize connection path and speed

I need your help for 2 questions that I'm struggling with. How does the path of nodes matters to the connections speed? E.g will my connections speed be faster if the tor connection goes: Germany->...
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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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Torified IMAP and SMTP

I’m a newcomer to Tor, so please take that into account. :) I wonder if it is useful to torify (actually, torsocks) programs such as msmtp and offlineimap, which I use to receive and send emails (I ...
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How to check is my application using Tor?

I write a linux application for exchanging voice messages over Tor (via TCP). I would start my program like this: torsocks my_program --connect abcdabcdabcdabcd5.onion Is there some way my program (...
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How to assign syslog facility of Tor?

I'm running Tor as a daemon and enabled the syslog. The Tor daemon is running well as a socks proxy server and sending all logs to /var/log/messages. But I want to make Tor to write the log through ...
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Tor Multiplexing [closed]

I'm trying to understand how tor multiplexing work. I went through all their design documentation and original research paper, but there is very little mention of it. Examining Tor source code, didn't ...