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

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Can't access Tor authcookie file from third party program

I've been trying for hours to get a munin monitoring plugin to hook into the Tor control port without success. The problem is that it's unable to access the Tor authcookie in /var/run/tor with the ...
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connecting issues when setting 'ExitNodes' in torrc

The Tor connection was unstable so I had to use bridges.Got the bridges from bridges.torproject.org and put in the torrc file: UseBridges 1 # This works for Ubuntu Linux, adjust the path according to ...
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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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Two instances of Tor behave differently

I have a local and a server instance. My task: Run multiple Tor instances. On the local machine, I run Tor by means of command line: tor --RunAsDaemon 1 --CookieAuthentication 0 --...
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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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How to make an executable file out of start-tor-browser?

After extracting the tor-browser.tar.xz, I found there are two things in the tor- browser folder. One is a Browser folder and the other is a start-tor-browser file, which I used to be able to open as ...
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Force Unity Dash and/or Smart Scopes through Tor Network?

When I enter keystrokes into Unity Dash with an original Ubuntu 14.04 setup, my understanding is that these are sent to local- as well as cloud-based "Smart Scopes" on Canonical servers. How can I ...
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Obfsproxy problem in ubuntu

I have problem with Tor and obfsproxy for using bridges on ubuntu 14.04. Tor could not start obfsproxy and always return permission denied. tail -f /var/log/tor/log Aug 01 13:06:30.000 [notice] Tor ...
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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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How secure is downloading Tor from a PPA vs. from official website?

I use Tor browser on Ubuntu and every time it updates, I have to download and unpack the binaries again. This is a bit annoying, so I would prefer to use a PPA. I found this ppa by the webupd8team, ...
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What exactly are Tor DNS servers?

I am using Tor for a while and I don't understand what exactly are it's DNS? I have a few website that can't be open when I use Tor because it's DNS server can't find it's IP! Can't we change it's ...
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Does arm work with the version 3.5 of Tor browser bundle?

I thought I would try monitoring Tor with arm instead of Vidalia, but I keep getting errors. I am running Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS
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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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How to implement the modified source code of Tor?

I want to log how many circuits have been made through my Tor onion router (OR). So if I do some changes in the original source code, how can I make my Tor use that changed source code. I am now using ...
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Please Provide a Step by Step Guide to Upgrade Tor Browser Bundle on Ubuntu [duplicate]

I'm a noob user of Ubuntu and Tor Browser Bundle. I have a flashing warning sign on the Tor button that I understand means I need to upgrade. I'd like a very simple step-by-step how-to if one exists - ...
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Several Tor sessions when using several Tor processes

I want use several different Tor configurations (different countries) on Ubuntu server. I found this one, however, i get some errors. root@s2hptor:~# /usr/sbin/tor -f /usr/local/etc/torrc1 Apr 19 22:...
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Problem running Tor under Ubuntu

I followed the instructions to install Tor in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. When I invoke Tor from the command line it proceeds to the point that I'm told that it has bootstrapped 100% and a circuit is ...
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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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Can I use the Tor-Browser-Bundle update my ubuntu or it may be a bad idea?

I'm really enjoying using this software, but would like to upgrade my ubuntu by network tor with TBB using the command apt-get update and upgrade. I need advice if this is possible or compromise my ...
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How to properly build static binary of Tor on Ubuntu 13.04?

Is there a guide to build static version of Tor from latest source on Ubuntu 13.04? I'm looking for ldd output: not a dynamic executable There is main problem that I have remembered, openssl-dev ...
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How would I effectively deploy a current version of Tor on an Ubuntu system?

With the packaging of Tor in Debian and Ubuntu set where neither will ship the latest version of Tor for users as it is in the Debian "experimental" repository, what alternative repositories are ...

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