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Several symbols not found when running torify

I run the following in ubuntu and bash. What do the missing symbols mean? Is it necessary to solve the problem? How shall I solve the problem? Thanks. $ torify myprogram 22:12:35 libtorsocks(19139): ...
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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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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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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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I get a load balance error 429 on a particular website [closed]

In particular I get "Load Balancer Error: 429 Someone on your network is abusing this site with automated malicious software" when connecting to torrentz.eu or any mirror site. If I connect via my ...
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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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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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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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How can I have tor and tor-browser both installed?

I already have install tor-browser installed and working on my Ubuntu. However when I try to install tor to use torify on terminal, I get the following error Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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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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SSH from tor on ubuntu

I am trying to setup SSH tunneling using tor on Ubuntu 14.04 I have added the tor repo: deb http://mirror.noreply.org/pub/tor lenny main And installing the following packages: - tor - ...
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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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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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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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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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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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find needed details of my own private obfs4 Tor bridge

I've set up a private obfs4 Tor bridge following the official tutorial, PublishServerDescriptor set to 0. /var/log/tor/log shows positive entries so it should be configured correctly. The machine is ...
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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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How can I force terminal to use Tor on Ubuntu

I wanted to install a program on terminal but it's blocked. How do I torfiy my terminal to fetch the package over Tor?
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“The Tor Browser Bundle should not be run as root” Why?

I tried to run Tor browser bundle as a root but it it didn't start and I got the above quoted error message. I'm not sure why? and I'm also wondering if there is away to make that possible. Thanks,
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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 use tor on ubuntu virtual machine? [duplicate]

I want to use tor on a guest system. I'm using Ubuntu both on host and guest system. How to torify virtualbox. i want to do via virtualbox settings not in guest.
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Trying to config hidden service, but encounter folder permission error

I installed Tor in Ubuntu 14.04 x64 and try to setup a hidden service via Apache virtual host (I know Apache is unsafe for hidden service, but I'm out of options). I'm confused with the folder ...
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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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How to use tor with a program in shell?

I am running some programs in Bash in Ubuntu. The programs download something using network sockets. Their README file says they can be used with tor, and I hope to change the external IP address by ...
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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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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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ExitNodes directive not working?

I'm a Tor newbie. I've installed tor and tor-browser on Ubuntu 12.04 machine. It launches well and seems to work as expected. I wanted to set my exit node in the country of my choosing and found the ...
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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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Can't access my hidden service

I have tried nginx and apache2. I have configured everything according to all the guides and my hidden service still won't come up. I've done port forwarding to the port I want apache or nginx to ...
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How to install Tor with Meek support on Ubuntu/Debian

Is there any easy way to install and run Tor with meek support on Ubuntu? https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/wiki/doc/meek Beside it is possible to download the bundle archive I'm interested in ...
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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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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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Tor close control connections

When I'm using ARM for Tor, and close it (via menu -> exit or q) it seems to leave the connection open. It seems so, because when I reopen it, I see the following line in the log: 11:14:30 [NOTICE] ...
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Why is my Tor browser not working?

I use a Ubuntu linux and I recently installed Tor and created a few .onion sites. When I first did this, I was able to pull them up with localhost on my normal internet or open the Tor browser and go ...
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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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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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No terminal messages from tor 4.5.1

After downloading the last release of tor (4.5.1), terminal messages do not appear anymore. The usual stuff tor used to tell me when ran from terminal is not there - stuff like "Tor can't help you if ...