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how to make Scamblesuit+openvpn work?

I ran into this error when I tried to use Scamblesuit+openvpn. File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/twisted/internet/posixbase.py", line 586, in _doReadOrWrite why = selectable.doRead() File "/...
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How much time they may take to track me down?

What I did: I used Tor Browser Bundle and created a fictitious Facebook account. The Facebook was registered through a fake email, No personal information was given. I uploaded the video and copied ...
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How to increase the Advertised Bandwidth of Tor onion router (OR)?

I am operating Tor relay as an exit on 10 MegaBytes/s speed network. But when checking from http://atlas.torproject.org, it shows only 700KBps Advertised Bandwidth. How to increase this bandwidth?
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Permission issues setting up hidden service

I am trying to experiment with running my blog as a hidden service. I am using debian on a vps to host my blog. I am using apache2 run as user www-data. I had to chown /var/www/wordpress to debian-...
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Tor Browser Bundle for Windows without installer?

I can't find a non-installer download for the browser bundle for Windows anymore. I still see non-installers for Mac/Linux. Did they remove it? Why??? I hate installers since you don't know if they ...
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LastPass + Tor = Anonymous?

could you give me your idea whether using Tor in conjunction with the password manager LastPass would compromise my anonymity? LastPass stores passwords on their servers. I do not know how often it ...
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Why might my relay read more than it sends?

My relay has had periods of receiving a lot more traffic than it's sending, e.g., 1.2MB/s v. 800KB/s. Whither goes those "extra" 400KB/s? Updating V2 and HS seems too small to account for it.
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How to setup ssh only for Tor?

On my VPS server, I would like to set up ssh access only from the Tor network. I know that if I torrify ssh it will be visible only on the Tor network. However, my server works only in clearn and it ...
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Hide Tor behind proxy?

I would like to set something like this Tor->proxy->webpage I know I can use proxychains. In Tails proxychains Tor Browser Bundle without setup proxy settings In Whonix I can use it with Icewasel. In ...
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Which provides better security/anonimity: .onion or https?

Some websites have clearnet https and .onion versions, but not both. What are the pros and cons of using each option (assuming they are both accessed over Tor it is important that the data not be read ...
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Does Google have any security feature that might block an account when logging multiple times from Tor with different identities?

Are there any security mechanisms that could be activated when somebody logins to the same Google Account multiple times from Tor (with IPs from different countries)?
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Is it illegal to use Tor and any encryption product in Russia?

I've read http://www.cryptolaw.org/cls2.htm#ru but also Is there a list of illegal Tor areas?. So I'm kind of confused, do you guys know anything about this matter?
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How the overriding of the exit nodes decrease anonymity?

I found in Tor FAQ only: ExitNodes $fingerprint,$fingerprint,... A list of preferred nodes to use for the last hop in the circuit, if possible. And cite: overriding the entry / exit nodes ...
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what is the command in torrc file to log the number of circuits through my Tor relay? [duplicate]

Could anyone tell me what command should I write in torrc file so that I can log how many circuits are connecting through my Tor relay?
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Error message “Close Firefox” when trying to execute “Start Tor Browser.exe”

When I try to open "Start Tor Browser.exe" the error message "Firefox is already running, but not responding. To open a new window, you must first close the existing Firefox process, or restart your ...
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How to log file which relays are chosen by Tor browser [closed]

Could anyone help me which file need to change in Tor browser if I want to write into a log file which relays are chosen Whenever a new circuit is established?
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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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What is best secure and anonymous Web Server for hosting Tor hidden services?

What is best secure and anonymous Web Server for hosting Tor hidden services? and how can i remove any information about my Web Server and my Server OS that can be leaked ? what is tor ...
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How to save images while using Orweb?

So I have a Xperia Live and I'm using Orbot-Orweb.And I want to save images (from Google,DA,etcetera) How can I do it?Normally all I have to do is long click on an image.Now what?
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Tor Relay acts as an Exit with reject *:* [closed]

You can find the solution in the end of this post. My Tor relay is working as an Exit, but it is configured with ExitPolicy reject *:*. Hanswurst is the name of my relay. Arm is giving me the ...
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Hidden server is not reachable on my Raspberry Pi

I'm having difficulty getting my hidden service working correctly. I have worked on many apache systems before but for some reason I can't get this one working. I have followed all the steps here and ...
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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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What is best secure and anonymous OS for hosting Tor or I2P service?

What is best secure and anonymous OS for hosting Tor or I2P service ? ُEditing: i want server OS full support php and mysql I am confused in choosing ٍServer OS (Debian - Ubuntu - Centos - Redhat) ...
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Something Serious -TBB Leaking Location indirectly to Facebook

Yesterday I created a new Facebook profile with a fictitious name which does not make any sense, i.e. I chose a name like Regaldoes Mondwse and such names do not exist in my country. I was using TBB. ...
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Tor browser is not connecting in stead of using tor bridges [duplicate]

Sir I am connecting to tor network using tor bridges since direct connection with tor is blocked in our area.But what i got message after connection failed is provided below; 3/18/2014 18:23:34 PM....
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can anyone tell me about the bandwidth weights?

I have read about Computing Bandwidth weights in Tor directory protocol, version 3. But I could not understand about how bandwidth weights are calculated. And since they appear only once in consensus, ...
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How to know the number of circuits through my Tor relay(OR)? [duplicate]

Can anyone tell me how to know how many circuits are being build through my Tor relay(OR)? I am using vidalia.
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Why does my relay have the HSDir flag when I don't host any hidden services?

i think hidden services are the dark nets inside the TOR network. I am not hosting any web servers. Then how my OR is flagged as HSDir?
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Tor in WINE = Anonymous?

Could you tell me whether running a Tor.exe in the WINE emulator under Debian might compromise anonymity? Background: I need to run Tor Browser together with a password manager. The only option I ...
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Tor + Dashlane = Anonymous?

could you tell me whether it is a wise idea to use Tor in conjunction with the password manager Dashlane? While Dashlane can store data locally, it still requires - as far as I am correct here - a ...
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How can I download using accelerators?

Can anyone tell me how can I use internet download manager downloading movies on Tor browser please? I mean; when you use Tor Browser and need to download a movie file using Internet Download Manager ...
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Set TBB as the default browser in Windows XP?

I would like to set the Tor browser as my default browser but the setting in options/advanced is not working or will not hold. How do I fix this? I'm running Windows XP / Firefox 27.0.1
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Is it possible to link different uses of Tor by using normal changes to the browser (such as bookmarks)?

Is it possible to link different Tor identies (uses of Tor at different times) by using the Bookmarks, settings of various components of the browser, or cosmetic alterations to the toolbars? It has ...
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Is it possible to limit the number of incoming and outgoing connections on a Tor relay?

I'm running a relay on my Raspberry Pi due to its low power consumption and simplicity, and have it set up to run headless via SSH so I can monitor it with tor-arm. My issue is that the longer my ...
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Security advantages of Tor over I2P

What are security advantages of tor over I2P?
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How can I find out what my control port is?

I'm trying to use Tor in conjunction with FrostWire, and I' following these instructions: http://www.ehow.com/how_7510294_do-configure-tor-frostwire.html I can't seem to figure out how to get the ...
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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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iptables rules redirect traffic to hidden service

I'm looking to setup iptables rules that redirects traffic (in this case, smtp traffic) to a hidden service on a different server. I've done this before with an OpenVPN connection, but now I want to ...
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Does hosting a relay on the same machine as your browser improve anonymization?

For the sake of argument, let us assume that all traffic is monitored and recorded at your ISP. Would hosting a Tor relay on the same machine that you are running Tor Browser Bundle protect you from ...
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Why do sites such as DuckDuckGo and freenode set up hidden services?

Presumably this doesn't help protect their identity, since they are also accessible over the regular Internet. Does it make things somehow easier for users? I think you have to set up a local Tor ...
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Cannot connect using Firefox?

Every time I try using Tor. An error message reads "Firefox cannot establish connection to server", I don't know how to fix it. Can anyone help? See screenshot.
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Is my anonymity compromised when I am in the clearnet with another browser while surfing with Tor? [duplicate]

Sometimes I am surfing anonymously via Tor and parallelly with a regular browser in the clearnet. Is it anyhow unsecure to do so? Should I use Tor exclusively when I want to remain anonymous? (There ...
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Tor over VPN — Will I be unmasked if VPN is died?

Say I first connect to a VPN, and then open TBB. I think this is count as Tor oven VPN. Now, if my VPN connection (or my internet connection totally) drops when I'm working with Tor, will this unmask ...
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New user wanting to learn how to use Tor

So as a new user that is interested in using Tor, is it really as simple and just downloading the package and then using firefox like normal?
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If all network traffic is being monitored, will Tor still be effective at anonymization?

During a panel at the 2014 SXSW conference, Julian Assange (founder of Wikileaks) stated "The ability to surveil everyone on the planet is almost there and, arguably, will be there in the next couple ...
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Silverlight not working [closed]

When I try to load a Silverlight application in the Tor Browser, I get an error saying Silverlight could not be found. I clicked yes when it asked me if the browser should load external content but ...
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Is there a way to have a Tor relay use more bandwidth as certain times of the day?

I have Tor set up on a Raspberry Pi dedicated to just Tor. I provide what bandwidth I can during the day so that it doesn't interfere with my online activities. I would like to provide most if not all ...
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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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How to stop the Tor Browser from storing sensitive data in its .local directory?

The tor-browser is saving download history on-disk in tor-browser/.local/share/recently-used.xbel and files in tor-browser/.local/share/gvfs-metadata/ Is there a way to stop this behavior?
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What are Tor Node Selection Rules?

What are the rules by which Tor Proxies select entry, exit, and middle nodes from the list of Tor nodes? Where is this implemented in the source code?

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