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Vidalia was a cross-platform graphical controller for the Tor software. It is discontinued.

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Why doesn't tor connect to Socks4/5 proxies?

I can only connect to HTTPS proxies using FF's proxy feature. When i put in a socks4/5 proxy in FF, it doesn't connect to the proxy. Can anybody confirm this behaviour ? My setup: proxychains v4.14 ...
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Tor keeps in “searching informations about the relay” when ExitNodes parameter is set in torcc file

I added some lines in my torcc file. At first I added: ExitNodes {fr},{be},{ch},{lu},{mc} StrictNodes 1 When I launch Tor with Vidalia it keeps in the state "searching informations about the relay",...
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Access .Onion links using programs other than Tor Browser? (VLC, etc)

How would I be able to access a tor hidden service without the use of TBB? For example, an RTMP server hosted through Tor. In this scenario, I'd like to access the RTMP server using VLC, but VLC would ...
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How to update Tor for Vidalia? [duplicate]

Simple question , im still using vidalia but since fews days im having a message that saying Tor is now obsolete . id like to know how to get a Tor update for my vidalia bundle . Thanks for answering ....
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Tor connection green onion question

In Tails and Whonix you wait a bit for the connection - waiting for the onion to turn green (I understand the onion has changed to something else, but that is besides the point). Why when running Tor ...
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How to host multiple hidden services with XAMPP or Apache?

Ok, so my operating system is Windows 8, Vidalia Tor Browser Bundle Control, and XAMPP server. I have done the following steps with no success at getting more than one service running, and many times ...
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Vidalia is not working, but Tor browser works fine. Vidalia log in details [duplicate]

Aug 04 18:28:26.065 [Notice] Tor v0.2.2.35 (git-b04388f9e7546a9f). This is experimental software. Do not rely on it for strong anonymity. (Running on Windows 8 [workstation]) Aug 04 18:28:26.065 [...
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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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Using Tor network for Java sockets

Is it possible to use Tor network for Java application usage? For example, can I program socket program in Java to use Tor network to hide application data package exchange?
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About Vidalia not working/discontinued

If I try to install Vidalia on Ubuntu it does not work. It returns an error about user/permission on /var/run/tor directory ... maybe you are running tor with the wrong user Why has the Vidalia ...
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Vidalia tray icon

Hi, how can I change this little icon? I couldn't find where they put them. Im using 0.2.12 version on my gentoo box.
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Continue running middle relay with Vidalia 0.2.21 (Tor 2.4.23)?

The Vidalia bundles are still advertised in the TBB3 FAQ, but no longer available to download. What should Windows users who want to run a middle relay do? Conversely, should operators stop running ...
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Why after restaring Tor in TAILS the GUI thinks it is not started?

After starting TAILS, there is GUI that shows Tor status. But after I do /etc/init.d/tor restart as root (because of sometimes it gets stuck due to clock jumps), the "Vidalia control panel" shows "...
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Vidalia running without GUI

I'm using Vidalia on my Fedora. When I wanted to start Vidalia by clicking the icon, it starts but there is no GUI in screen. In System Monitor it shows Vidalia process and also I can connect to Tor. ...
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Bootstrapped at 10% for hours [duplicate]

I try to use Vidalia Bundle with certain application. It used to be stuck at 'starting Tor' if I recall correctly. So, I set it as 'run as client only' and added some bridges. Now it's stuck at 10% ...
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Vidalia for OS X?

Where is Vidalia for OS X? I remember a while ago I had Vidalia, but then updated to TBB, and Vidalia isn't in TBB? I've looked all around Tor's website for a download, but can't find it.
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Port Reachability Test Failed _ detailed info

I am currently connected to Tor Network, according to Vidalia. When i tried to set up a non-exit relay, i got the following errors: Server Port Reachability Test Failed - Your relay's server port is ...
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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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Warning in log file "Consensus not signed by sufficient number of requested authorities"

Since today I've got a very strange warning in my log files: Sep 19 23:16:48.372 [Warning] Received http status code 404 ("Consensus not signed by sufficient number of requested authorities") from ...
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Tor Browser Bundle Version 3.6.5 for BBC iPlayer?

I am having the same problem as this. I downloaded Tor Browser Version 3.6.5 for Windows 7 and I can't find the Vidalia anymore. I would like to use Tor to watch BBC iplayer - just as the guides ...
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External IP Address Changed - Tor has determined your relay's public IP address is

When I restart my PC I get this........ "[Wed 10. Sep 16:04:15 2014] External IP Address Changed - Tor has determined your relay's public IP address is currently 90.244.. If that is not correct, ...
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Multiple instances of Tor in Vidalia Relay Bundle? [closed]

How can I run multiple instances of Tor via the Vidalia Relay Bundle for Windows?
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Tor stuck at 10 % Bootstrap

I don't know why but my Tor can't seem to establish an encrypted directory connection. And when I see the logs it shows this warning "Problem bootstrapping. Stuck at 10 % : Connecting to directory ...
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Vidalia i686 failure starting [closed]

Download Vidalia i686 from https://people.torproject.org/~erinn/vidalia-standalone-bundles/, extract them to one folder, and executed start-vidalia in terminal in order to view the error, the error ...
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Vidalia exited abnormally. Exit code: 2 [closed]

Tor Browser Bundle returns the message: Vidalia exited abnormally. Exit code: 2 Any way to get this working?
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Vidalia Disappears [duplicate]

How can I see the Vidalia Control Panel on the Mac? It used to open first, and then stay open when the browser opened. Now it only flicks up briefly, and then disappears.
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Network map GeoIP is Blocked. Does not show country flags in Germany and the country selection won't work [closed]

I'm living in Hungary the network map there works perfectly. In Germany I think its blocked by the internet provider. Tested 2 wifi HotSpot, always the same problem show up, only flags. The ExitNodes ...
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How does geolocation work?

Using Tor, on the same session, I decided to check on several IP address lookup websites to see what's up. The IP address they detected was consistent, but the geolocation data differed greatly. Some ...
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GeoIP doesn't work

When I open Network Map, all of the country flags show up as null, and the map is unannotated. It's a fresh installation of Vidalia Relay Bundle, and geoIP is in AppData\Local\Vidalia, AppData\Local\...
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Configuring Tor browser to exclude exits with "tor" in hostname

Does anyone know if it's possible to configure Tor Browser to exclude circuits with exit relays whose hostnames contain "tor"? For example, these exit relays are unwanted: Host Name: arachnidefr94....
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Vidalia shows 4 nodes, instead of usual 3

I observed connected nodes in circuits in Vidalia standalone gui "network map". Some connections have 4 nodes instead of usual 3, does Tor do that automatically or is this a problem that will make ...
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Using the new browser bundle with IRC [closed]

I am a Windows user. And in the past I used a solution to connect to IRC which involved: IRC Client ---> FreeCap ---> Tor Now I understand XChat supports SOCK5 proxy connection, which is what I ...
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Setting up Tor relay and port reachability test failed error message [closed]

Greeting earthlings, I am attempting to set up Tor relay and the only issue I am encountering is a message stating that Server Port Reachability test failed and directory port reachability test ...
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Are Tor's downloaded files really secure? Also why not zip package?

Linked from download page: http://www.torproject.org/dist/vidalia-bundles/vidalia-bridge-bundle-0.2.4.22-0.2.21.exe Why this tor.exe is bigger than TBB's one? Also, why TBB's tor.exe is not 0.2.4.22? ...
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Use vidalia bandwidth graph with TBB

I use Tor browser bundle, I wish to see Vidalia's Tor Bandwidth usage graph of Tor traffic from my browser bundle. How can install vidalia on Tor browser bundle to see this graph?
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Не открываются *.onion сайты (Could not open *.onion sites) [closed]

Translation attempt: I installed the Vidalia bundle (Vidalia, Tor, Polipo) and am not able to load onion sites (hidden services). Why is that?
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Is Google de-anonymizing me?

I am a regular TBB user. I update TBB as and when updates are available, with at most a delay of a few days. The bundled addons are also updated regularly. I also have the standalone Vidalia package ...
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difference between vidalia bridge bundle, vidalia relay bundle and vidalia exit bundle

I am using vidalia from past 3 years. I used to simply download latest version of vidalia bundle from the tor website, change configuration and use it for browsing via different browsers. Previously ...
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A number of differences have been observed when using Tails versus TBB. Are these differences normal and part of the design of these packages?

A number of differences have been observed when using Tails versus TBB. Are these differences normal and part of the design and implementation of these packages or it maybe something else? Below, ...
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What does "[Warning] Rejecting SOCKS request for anonymous connection to private address [scrubbed]." means?

What does "[Warning] Rejecting SOCKS request for anonymous connection to private address [scrubbed]." means? Vidalia occasionally gives this warning.
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Why is there not control panel in the task bar? [duplicate]

tor is never in the task bar and i would like to see the control panel, i download tor several times and mozilla to.. i don't understand. Can you help me please ? I didn't find the answer anywhere. ( ...
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Utilizing Vidalia, one was able to view the process of connection to Tor. Is there a way to view this process with TBB 3.5 or newer?

Utilizing Vidalia, one was able to view the process of connection to Tor perior to Tor version 3.5 (This was possible by opening the message Log of Vidalia Control Panel). Now, even if one enable ...
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port-reachability issues; socket proxies [closed]

I tried hooking Tor up to a socket proxy. But it won't let me use it. It says "Tor is unable to work in this browser." What do I do about this? It originally worked. Any thoughts? Is this a problem ...
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Vidalia standalone with new TBB errors out

bash-4.1$ start-vidalia This gives an error: ./App/vidalia: error while loading shared libraries: libssl.so.1.0.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory I'm running TBB on ...
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What happened to Vidalia?

I just updated Tor Browser bundle today. I opened it and was surprised to find no Vidalia control panel. Where did Vidalia go and how do I control the things that Vidalia did (bridges, start and stop ...
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How can a new circuit happen without closing all tabs?

Using the current version (3.5) of the Tor Browser Bundle, how can we switch to a new circuit without losing all tabs and activity? I understand the reason of "New Identity" means everything is ...
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How to configure Tor?

How do I configure Tor, once I install it, to work. An error message says it's missing one of two files that Vidalia needs to start up. I'll give you the exact message when I try to install it again ...
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torrc on a Mac?

It isn't completely obvious where the torrc file needs to reside on a Mac (say, 10.6). In Settings->Advanced, it appears to be in Applications/TorBrowser_en-US/Library/Vidalia/torrc. But there is ...
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Atlas and Vidalia report different information about Tor relay

While Atlas reports Nickname Bandwidth Uptime IP lavizrap 102.4 KB/s 2h 7m 24.134.58.142 (https://atlas.torproject.org/#search/lavizrap) Vidalia Network Overview reports lavizrap ...
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Keyboard is not responsive inside of Tor's firefox

When running Tor via the Tor Browser Bundle, Vidalia works fine, Tor runs and connected, Firefox runs and connects to https://check.torproject.org which tells me that I have Tor enabled with an IP ...
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