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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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Vidalia fails to start

Every time I try to start Vidalia, I get nothing but cold, hard, FAIL. Terminal output is as follows: REDACTED@REDACTED:~$ vidalia (process:4854): GConf-WARNING **: Client failed to connect to the ...
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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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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 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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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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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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Accessing my hidden service through Tor me sends to the wrong port

I have a few hidden services on my Ubuntu Server using Nginx. My torrc looks something like this: HiddenServiceDir /var/lib/tor/hs1 HiddenServicePort 80 127.0.0.1:8081 HiddenServiceDir /var/lib/tor/...
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Is Ubuntu amnesic like Tails?

Is using ubuntu amnesic as Tails and therefore prevent fingerprinting? Can I use ubuntu as an alternative to Tails? I think ubuntu too only use the RAM and destroy all memory after shutting down, and ...
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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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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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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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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 torify a web browser?

I have successfully torified a program in terminal under Ubuntu, following https://linuxaria.com/howto/how-to-anonymize-the-programs-from-your-terminal-with-torify: In this example we’ll keep all ...
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torrc DNSPort 53 - Tor browser will not start / Ubuntu 15

I try to set up a local redirection through tor as described here: https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/wiki/doc/TransparentProxy My system is Ubuntu 15.04. Fresh Tor installation works fine. ...
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My hidden service doesn't load unless the Tor Browser is open on the server

I am running a hidden service on an Ubuntu 14.04 laptop using the Apache 2 web server. I have downloaded the Tor Browser bundle and it works correctly. For some reason, I cannot access the hidden ...
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Redirect all traffic from VirtualBox in a Tor

Host UBUNTU 14.04 i need redirect all traffic from VirtualBox Windows guest OS in a network of TOR? How to do it correctly to prevent leaks?
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Is using Tor in .tar.xz file right in Xubuntu?

On this page it is written that one should not use packages in Ubuntu universe as they are not reliably updated. I have .tar.xz file from where I extracted Tor and using it. And when checked Firefox ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Where can I get my private Obfs4 bridge? [duplicate]

I made a private Obfs4 bridge on my Ubuntu with openVZ on a VPS successfully recently, but I have no idea that what's my bridge and how to find it. I need help, please!
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Checking if my host has blocked Tor

I was using Tor, for years, to download files to a web server. All of a sudden it has stopped working. I've checked the Tor logs and there is nothing there. Cleared iptables. Running this command: ...
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Any issues with ip leaking when using youtube-dl with tor?

I've wondering if using youtube-dl to download youtube videos will leak my real ip, like with p2p. If so, is there a way to protect against this, or is there another linux app that can do the same ...
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Compile Tor Browser on Raspberry Pi 2

I have seen a ticket opened about this on tor bug tracker, but no progress for over a year on the Tor Browser being available on arm processors. I have setup firefox with a proxy to use Tor but that ...
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Some sites won't open in Firefox Ubuntu

Some sites won't open in Firefox. I'm using Tor with Firefox which I tunnel through system network in Ubuntu. After trying to install XAMPP and WordPress locally, it is not working like it always was. ...
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How do I validate/log my traffic passing through tor?

I'm using the Tor client on Ubuntu in conjunction with a Privoxy proxy to forward HTTP traffic to SOCKS5. I would like to validate that my setup is actually working but can't figure out how to ...
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Ubuntuforums logs me out, can't post replies

I'm using Tor browser bundle (for arch linux, based on firefox esr 24.6.0) off and on. recently I tried posting on ubuntu forums - I have a valid account, and I can log in and browse, but every time ...
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Hidden services on bootable external HDD

Can one run hidden services from bootable external HDD? I would like to install ubuntu, nginx, php, TBB on external HDD and boot the HDD when starting... seems like this should work just fine. Have ...
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Tor does not restore circuit

I have a HS server for web proxying purposes with an onion address. It's in a test phase at the moment and traffic is low, but from time to time the web server is not reachable using Tor Browser, ...
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Run Tor browser in the background?

If I was to run a tor service on a real server such as Ubuntu Server, is there a background mode to run tor in, or does the browser have to be open at all times?
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Where to put tor on Ubuntu 14.04

When installing Tor Browser on Ubuntu 14.04 where do I put the installation folder when complete (it's in the downloads folder right now).
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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Hidden Service without vps/vm?

Is a virtual private server or virtual machine required to get your webserver to show your .onion correctly. I cannot get my onion viewable and this is the only thing I havent tried. It makes no nense ...
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Vidalia for ubuntu (vidalia: cannot connect to X server :0)

I installed the vidalia on ubuntu 14.04 using apt-get install vidalia the logs at /var/logs/tor/log tells that everything went OK (See https://gist.github.com/waqaskhan137/86a9e1029d90dda03a68). ...
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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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Ubuntu - Hidden service configuration throws a permission error

I'm trying to host a hidden service and installed Tor in Ubuntu 18 with Nginx. Following is my torcc configuration. HiddenServiceDir /var/lib/tor/my_hidden_service HiddenServicePort 80 127.0.0.1:8080 ...
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Tor on Ubuntu won't start: bootstrapping stuck at 5% [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 16.04. After working successfully for several months, I stopped being able to connect to the tor network. I removed and then reinstalled tor, following the instructions here: https:...
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How to tell if my bridge relay is running

I'm running a bridge and relay on the same server, obviously on different ports. The bridge and relay share an Ipv4, but have different IPv6 addresses. How do I tell if my bridge is being seen and ...