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How to host TOR in remote server to use as proxy

I am doing web scraping, and I am using tor as my proxy service. I am using ubuntu 20.4.x and python 3.9. As I have installed tor in my local system, I am using: proxies = { 'http': 'socks5://127....
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The first time I started tor through the terminal, it got stuck at 5%, but clicking on the tor software worked. In China

Sep 15 20:59:48.986 [notice] Tor v0.2.4.27 (git-412e3f7dc9c6c01a) running on Linux with Libevent 2.0.21-stable and OpenSSL 1.0.1f. Sep 15 20:59:48.986 [notice] Tor can't help you if you use it wrong! ...
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Openvpn over TOR

I am trying to route my vpn traffic over TOR (Tor is using bridges) on ubuntu by simply adding the following in the tor configuration: UseBridges 1 Bridge bridge1 fingerprint1 Bridge bridge2 ...
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Running a Tor Bridge Relay on Ubuntu

I am trying to set up a bridge relay on my ubuntu 20.04 system but getting stuck at step 3. Edit your Tor config file, usually located at /etc/tor/torrc and replace its content with: When I open the ...
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Cannot run tor as a su on Ubuntu 20.04 with an apache2 server

I am trying to set up a .onion website but I am experiencing some issues in doing so. I set up a apache2 server and configed the torrc file, but when I save the changes on the torrc file and try to ...
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Booting live OS (Tails) from SD Card

I get the following error while booting Tails from a micro Secure Digital (SD) Card: (initramfs) Unable to find a medium containing a live file system. On boot, my laptop Dell recognizes the micro SD ...
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External links do not open on Tor browser

Running Ubuntu 20.10 and I have made Tor my default browser. It works well except when I click on external links (from an application, say ULauncher or a ebook reader). Then I get an error message:
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Tor browser quits abruptly when SafeEyes breaks start

I am on Ubuntu 20.10, my Tor browser is up-to-date and I use SafeEyes app. SafeEyes is an app to help protect against eye strain. There are breaks where the system is sort of suspended for 20 seconds ...
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SIGNAL response contained unrecognized status code: 514

I'm trying to use tor as a proxy for a few HTTP requests as described in Stealthy Crawling using Scrapy, Tor and Privoxy, but instead of privoxy, I'm using tor's built-in HTTP tunnel. This is my tor ...
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Problem running tor services

New to creating Tor_Hidden_Services. I created a website on Mobirise software and i wanted to run the site in Tor_Hidden_Services. I started with a tutorial from a friend which with his instructions, ...
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low bandwidth on relay

My relay has dropped all its throughput speed and I cant see what is causing a problem? can anyone offer any pointers? Relay in question : https://metrics.torproject.org/rs.html#details/...
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How to set Tor Browser as default browser in Ubuntu, please?

I try to set tor web browser as default application in Ubuntu 18.04. After that I have installed it via ppa... sudo add-apt-repository ppa:micahflee/ppa sudo apt install torbrowser-launcher I've ...
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tor-browser stuck in restart-required loop

I'm stuck in a loop of "Sorry. We just need to do one small thing to keep going." and restarts. I have spent hours on this and my seach-fu is not bad, bu to no avail. It happened first after an ...
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what is causing "Port 443 is already being handled; removing" error in the Tor debug.log?

After following the Tor Bridge installation docs and the download instructions for Ubuntu, I've successfully confirmed connection to the Tor network via a Raspberry Pi 2 with Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic ...
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snap and apt usage to install the tor browser bundle?

Not to put too fine a point on it, but neither snap nor apt are suitable for installing current versions of the tor browser? I see the downloads are available directly from the tor site.
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How to monitor traffic usage on a Tor bridge on Linux?

I'll buy a small server and will install some Ubuntu distro on it, and among other things I'll install a Tor bridge that won't be an exit replay. I also will use it as a SOCKS proxy for a Firefox, I ...
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Tor Browser launching very slowly

I am using Tor Browser on Lunx Mint 19.1. In the beginning it worked seamlessly, but in the last few days it took several minutes to start up. To understand it better I started 'torbrowser-launcher' ...
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Unable to run TOR from terminal (Ubuntu)

When I try to run TOR from the terminal, this message appears: Jun 01 00:17:19.354 [notice] Tor 0.3.2.10 (git-0edaa32732ec8930) running on Linux with Libevent 2.1.8-stable, OpenSSL 1.1.0g, Zlib 1.2....
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Run both bridge and relay & control with nyx

I am attempting to run both a relay and a bridge on the same server. I have gotten it to start with tor -f /etc/tor1/torrc but I'm not sure it's staying running, and I'm not sure that'll run on boot. ...
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Setting up relay on Ubuntu 16.04

This is the content of torrc file configuration: SocksPort 0 RunAsDaemon 1 ORPort 9001 ORPort [2409:4070:219c:d7f8:94cf:ac05:ee3b:b21c]:9001 ContactInfo itstrulyjenni(at)gmail(dot)com #DirPort 9050 ...
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I have specified a DirPort (80) in my torrc, and it is allowed in UFW but metrics.torproject.org/rs.html does not list it

This seems to started after I specified an IPv6 address for my ORPort. Everything server side indicates my DirPort is reachable, but Tor Metrics (not tor on my server) says it is unreachable (...
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Failed to fetch Trusty binary-i386/Packages 404 Not Found [IP: 138.201.14.197 80]

using: apt-get update results: Failed to fetch http://deb.torproject.org/torproject.org/dists/trusty/main/binary-i386/Packages 404 Not Found [IP: 138.201.14.197 80] Distributor ID: Ubuntu ...
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Which repo for tor relay on Ubuntu Artful?

Tried to update a tor relay on a machine running Ubuntu Artful, but the repos at https://deb.torproject.org/torproject.org artful/main are gone missing. Any ideas which repos I should use instead? ...
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Hidden files are hidden (reproducible)

Specification: OS: Ubuntu 16.04 Tor Browser Bundle: upgraded from 7.x to 8.0.3 (latest version) Issue (summary): FileChooser.show-hidden is set to false after save and open dialog is canceled or ...
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Periodically load new profile on Ubuntu when running daemon

I am running tor as a daemon on a Ubuntu server. I want to periodically and automatically refresh the identity I am using in order to get a new exit node. The only way I've found to do this is to ...
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Multiple icons shown on launcher

After upgrade from Tor Browser from 7.X to 8.0 I now have two Tor Browser icons on the launcher. How can I remove one of them? OS: Ubuntu 16.04 Additional info: the top one does not respond to ...
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How can one direct traffic through tor when using terminal in Ubuntu

I'm using Ubuntu with tor browser and would like to direct all traffic through tor, most specifically redirecting ALL traffic from terminal through tor?
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Tor downtime from multiple processes

I’ve left my Tor relay (run on an AWS EC2 instance, Xenial Xerius Ubuntu) alone for a few days, and it operated for a few days. The relay then started counting downtime, and the “last seen” timestamp ...
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How can you sftp over tor?

I was wondering how I can upload files over the tor network. How can you sftp over tor?
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How to restore GnuPG proxy configuration to default?

I was trying to verify TOR package signature with this command: gpg --keyserver pool.sks-keyservers.net --recv-keys 0x4E2C6E8793298290 I got this response gpg: requesting key 0x4E2C6E8793298290 ...
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How to use multiple profiles with Tor?

Firefox allows for the ability to use multiple profiles by starting the browser from the command line as such: firefox --ProfileManager Or more directly: firefox --CreateProfile However, despite ...
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Manually firewall Ubuntu for Tor?

Can someone offer a brief walk-through for firewalling Ubuntu 16 with UFW for tor. I only want to allow tor traffic out on my device. I'm not sure if it's even possible with UFW. # ufw default deny ...
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Tor relay - Interrupt: we have stopped accepting new connections, and will shut down in 30 seconds. Interrupt again to exit now

I am trying to run a tor relay on Ubuntu from source. I have done the following: Installed stable version (0.3.1.8) (as written in the documentations) Used "apt source" to get the source code ...
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Application request when we haven't used client functionality lately

Just glanced at my logs and noticed 50+ messages like this from tor. What exactly do these messages mean? I don't think I was using tor at the time the messages occurred. What might've invoked them? ...
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Tor Browser 7.0.9 can't print page to file

My desktop OS is Fedora 26 and the Tor browser is 7.0.9. I found tor browser can't print as print to file, it produces nothing. The print preview looks nice but doesn't produce any file (PDF or PS) ...
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Installing torsocks and apt-transport-tor in Zesty

It seems torsocks and apt-transport-tor don't have installation candidates in Zesty (17.04). I just spent an hr installing and configuring Zesty to my liking only to find these packages aren't ...
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Tor Browser won't load in Ubuntu 16.04

I am using Ubuntu 16.04. I have tried to download Tor Browser from the Tor website and using the Tor Browser package from the Ubuntu software application. Each time I get a message titled Signature ...
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Problems setting up Tor bridges and relays with UK internet BT Home Hub 6

I have been trying to set up a relay from a laptop running Ubuntu 16.04 connected to the internet through a BT Home Hub 6, and am having a problem reported as being with Port 9001 not being reachable. ...
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Tor upgraded to 0.3.0.10 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS but Atlas still says "Outdated Tor version"

When Atlas told me that my Tor node was running an "Outdated Tor version" I upgraded Tor on my node (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, Trusty) system. Atlas now tells me that my platform is "Tor 0.3.0.10 on Linux" (...
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typical way to run tails virtualized on ubuntu?

To run on Ubuntu just use KVM to run tails? If you are a bit lazy like me, the idea to reboot your system seems inconvenient. But with the help of QEMU there is an easy to use alternative ...
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Why does the tor daemon start automatically in Ubuntu/Debian?

I'd like to know why the tor daemon autostarts and whether it's safe to disable it from starting automatically. Here users asked how to disable it for Ubuntu and Debian.
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Modifying torrc for openvpn?

When using a VPN, should I make any changes to my torrc? Such as defining the default route on (tun0) 10.4.0.1? Using Ubuntu 16.
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How to update Tor Browser

Following the instructions at How to run multiple Tor browsers with different IPs? I now have multiple folders that can host a different Tor Browser instance. How can I update all of them on Ubuntu ...
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tor v3.x in xenial?

just saw the latest posts on the torproject blog, i see tor v3.x is out, but after running apt-get update there isn't a tor update? > apt-cache policy tor tor: Installed: 0.2.9.10-1~xenial+1 ...
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Upgrading Tor on Ubuntu as a relay operator

I have just come across an article stating that Tor has a new version released 0.3.0.6. and is stable. 1st question how do I find out what version of Tor I am running. 2nd question how do I update ...
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Fetching v2 rendezvous descriptor failed. Retrying at another directory

My system tor version 0.2.9.10 (on Ubuntu 16.04) is outputing a lot of the following warnings: Fetching v2 rendezvous descriptor failed. Retrying at another directory. Is there some way to fix it? ...
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Can't start TOR on freshly upgraded Ubuntu 16.04 (from 14.04)

That is what service tor@default status says: ● tor@default.service - Anonymizing overlay network for TCP Loaded: loaded (/lib/systemd/system/tor@default.service; static; vendor preset: enabled) ...
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How to shut down a Tor relay

The question may seem stupid, but can I just shut down my Pc running Ubuntu with a Tor relay or is there as set procedure? Thank you
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Do I need a firewall and or Virus protection software

Having build my Ubuntu Pc and loaded TOR, it is now running very nicely as a Node. This is within my home network. The Node has got an IP static address, so it won't fail to get back as a Node if I ...
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How to specify ExitNodes in Linux?

You can edit torrc file in Windows version and add something like ExitNodes {US}. And this will make your Tor Browser connect to .us proxies only. If you add this at the end of torrc file in /etc/tor/...