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Ubuntu is an operating system which is based on GNU/Linux.

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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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no video with supported format and mime type found with tor browser

So I want to watch a video on xPlay, but I get this error "no video with supported format and mime type found". I use a VM with Ubuntu and tor browser. Any suggestions ? Thx :)
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Tor / Ubuntu Linux, since 2 days VERY slow.. Orbot OK

Many months I used Tor working perfectly. Now for 3 days it takes suddenly more than 15 minutes to get on a web-page on both my Ubuntu laptop computers. Why? (Before 3 days it would only take 15 sec'...
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No network connections when running TOR on Ubuntu

I've been trying to get TOR running on Ubuntu in order to run a lightning node for the Bitcoin protocol. I used the guide here to prepare the Bitcoin node and install TOR: https://medium.com/@lopp/how-...
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How can you sftp over tor?

I was wondering how I can upload files to my VPS over the tor network. I ssh to my VPS over tor with the following command on Ubuntu: torify ssh root@<VPS IP> This allows me to connect to the ...
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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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Need help to compile tor with cryptdev support

I want use cryptodev support on tor. I'll try to compile with (DEB_BUILD_OPTIONS=nocheck debuild -rfakeroot -uc -us) ...but: no dependency information found for /usr/local/lib/libevent-2.1.so.6 ...
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2.5 B/s download speed?

I've been experiencing EXTREMELY low speeds with tor for at least 4 weeks now. I'm getting 2.5 B/s now. It's really frustrating. I get 5 Mb/s on my home network without tor. Sometimes restarting the ...
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Relay problem: why my ORPort is unreachable?

I am on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS trying to run a tor relay with DirPort enabled. Via Nyx I get a couple of messages similar to: Your network connection speed appears to have changed. Resetting timeout to 60s ...
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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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Dont working hidden services

After update to Tor 0.3.1.7 stopped working all hidden services (Tor not started), but if all of them disabled in torrc, Tor started successfully. linux mint (ubuntu 16.04.4)
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Tor Browser Tabs Graphical Glitch

I am using Lubuntu LTS 16.04.3, 64 bit and whenever I open a Tor window every tab has a graphical glitch in which the corners are a different color from the rest of the browser skin. The browser still ...
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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 torify all the shells?

I just added "torsocks --shell" to my .bashrc and opened a terminal -- this spawned hundreds of torsocks pid's and almost crashed my computer. How do I make it so all of my terminals are torified ...
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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/...
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Is it safe to pipe profanity through torsocks?

profanity.im is a console based XMPP client written in C. It doesn't (unfortunately) have any kind of proxy support built-in. Is is safe to use torsocks with a console based program like profanity?
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How to set up Apache2 hidden service?

Could someone make a simple guide on making a hidden service for apache2? I'm not the sharpest tool in the shed and I'm just running a boring site. (Hosting malware, botnets, spying kits, rats, ...
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tor is not working in ubuntu 14.06

at the first i installed tor by the Ubuntu software , and i couldn't start tor , it always shows a failure saying that if I'm under attack or if I'm having a problem with the connection , definitely ...
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http status code 404 (Not found)

I'm trying to setup non-exit Tor Relay on ubuntu Server 16.04.1,but I'm getting the following warning: Mar 21 11:37:28.000 [warn] Received http status code 404 (Not found) from x.x.x.x while ...
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Using tiny proxy in perl script - help

I am trying to use a http proxy in my perl script, specifically tinyproxy. I keep getting an error "error in socket creation". can someone point out my errors and how to fix them please, would be very ...
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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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Should I change the timezone of my laptop to UTC?

I understand the Tor Browser uses the UTC timezone but what about the tor daemon? Should I change the timezone on my ubuntu laptop to UTC to help make my tor traffic less fingerprintable? It wouldn't ...
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Guard Nodes: how long is too long?

I've had the same guard node for almost 4 weeks now. I know it's natural to have the same guard for a prolonged period, but a month? I use tbb every day, tbb version 6.0.7 on ubuntu 16. Would anyone ...
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Weird htop output? (screenshot) [closed]

Not sure why this is happening or why the ./firefox command keeps repeating... http://freedomsct2bsqtn.onion/fdwycmkknkayxmpanvvm/OTtAmNDT.png $uname -a Linux 4.4.0-47-generic #68-Ubuntu SMP UTC ...
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Unable to enforce exit node country (ubuntu)? [duplicate]

I tried to enforce Tor to use an exit node in The Netherlands, by adding the following lines to /etc/tor/torrc: ExitNodes {NL} StrictNodes 1 After editing, I did sudo service tor restart However, ...
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How to use Tor with Google Chrome?

I followed online advices to run google-chrome with tor (on Ubuntu 16.04) tor & 2&>1 >/dev/null /usr/bin/google-chrome-stable --proxy-server="localhost:9050;https=localhost:9050;socks=...
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Can I install Tor by making source lists HTTPS

I am trying to install Tor on a certain PC, but the firewall at the gateway does not allow me to do so. I obtained my instructions to install Tor from https://www.torproject.org/docs/debian In ...
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How to perform NAT Punching with Tor

I learned from a video that NAT punching is one of the features of Tor. I run GNU/Linux Ubuntu 16.4. I have already installed Tor. It will be great if someone can instruct me how to perform this ...
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Noticed an outdated instruction in Tor documentation site, how to correct it?

While browsing in Tor documentation site for instructions on getting latest tor for Ubuntu 16.04, I came across this site. In there I found this command, gpg --keyserver keys.gnupg.net --recv ...
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Why did NoScript in my TorBrowser change to “Allow all scripts Globally” on its own?

Today I noticed that NoScript in TorBrowser has allowed all scripts globally! I've had them disabled by default ever since I formated the disc. I didn't change any NoScript settings. Both my laptop's ...
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Setting up Tor Relay on Ubuntu

I'm having some issues getting my relay up and running with Ubuntu. I have one running on Debian with no issues, so hopefully someone can give me a hand. I followed the torproject instuctions: You ...