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

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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 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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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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What's the difference between ControlPort and SocksPort

I would like to run Tor on my Mac, 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 launched ...
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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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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 [email protected] ...
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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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What's the difference between torify, usewithtor, tsocks and torsocks?

I want to use an external application with Tor. I find 4 different commands for that, and I am not sure about their relations. usewithtor torify tsocks torsocks What's the relation between those 4 ...
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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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"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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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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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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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 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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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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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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How to check if Tor socks proxy is working programatically python?

I have installed Tor on a command-line only environment without the browser, Tor Socks Proxy is running on 9050. To check if the proxy code is running correctly i used: % curl --socks5 localhost:...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Does Tor daemon build multiple circuit when multiple clients connects to it?

Let's say I have a Tor Browser, nodejs and curl all sending requests using Tor's SOCKS5 proxy. Will requests from different clients routed through the same exit node? Or does each client get their own ...
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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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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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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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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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using autentication with torsocks --address

On Linux, I noticed I can run torsocks by specifying --address so that it connects to another computer and use that computer's tor connection, e.g downloading a file over tor: torsocks --address my....
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Connect to Tor Bridge running on Google Cloud

I deployed a Tor Bridge on Google Cloud. I can connect to the bridge from my local machine(Tor Browser on the local machine) using this - <Googe cloud ip>:9001 9001 is ORPort on Google cloud. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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curl website with tor's unix socket

I have the following docker-compose app: version: '3.2' services: tor: build: ./tor - "socket:/var/run/tor" app: build: ./app links: - tor volumes: - "socket:/...
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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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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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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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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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