Questions tagged [torvm]

TorVM is a feature for the Qubes operating system that allows for virtual machines to be transparently proxied through Tor.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
11 votes
3 answers
3k views

Why shouldn't one run Firefox/Chrome/any browser behind a fully torified system?

One can fully torify a system using Qubes OS TorVM, Whonix or a custom transparent proxy. Everything gets torified, even Adobe Flash. Why should one use Tor Browser even though everything is already ...
adrelanos's user avatar
  • 2,787
2 votes
2 answers
4k views

How to virtual box tails in a tails environment?

How to virtual box tails in a tails environment? I'm Noob, need the step by step. I see there's several ideas but no step by step guide for the current/future distros. Please walk me through how to ...
jones's user avatar
  • 21
15 votes
3 answers
12k views

Is running Tor over Tor dangerous?

I've read somewhere that running Tor over another Tor connection is not only non-productive but actually dangerous? For example: say I were running TBB on my machine and was running Whonix in 2 VMs ...
IceyEC's user avatar
  • 1,485
6 votes
1 answer
6k views

What threat model is Qubes OS TorVM most appropriate for?

Why would someone want to use Tor through a TorVM in Qubes, compared to other approaches? This page compares TorVM to Whonix, Tails, and Tor Browser but doesn't come to a firm conclusion as to which ...
user48's user avatar
  • 657
7 votes
1 answer
2k views

How do I use Tor Browser with Qubes TorVM?

I want to run Tor Browser, without the bundled Tor, using Qubes TorVM. Let's assume I have already got Qubes OS running. The TorVM documentation states under Future Work: "Create Tor Browser packages ...
user48's user avatar
  • 657