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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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Tor relay stopped working on Ubuntu 18.04 in LXD container after update to 0.4.2.5-1~bionic+1

I am running a tor relay on Ubuntu 18.04 in a LXD container. After upgrading form tor version 0.4.2.5-1~bionic+1 over 0.4.1.6-1~bionic+1, it stopped working. Here what I have in /var/log/syslog Dec ...
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How does a server process find its “hidden service”?

I have a bitcoin node at home, running over tor, and would like to access it from outside my home network. Two questions pop up, for which I haven't found answer in the Bitcoin community: 1) Bitcoin ...
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vpn over TOR over VPN in Ubuntu

after boot I make this setup: 1) Connect to VPN server (visible ip is now VPN server ip) 2) Set system proxy to localhost:9050 and run firefox (visible ip is now TOR exit node ip) 3) install vpn ...
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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 our 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 ...
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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/...
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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 ...