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How to use Tor with Google Chrome?

From the Arch Linux Wiki: chromium --proxy-server="socks5://127.0.0.1:9050" --host-resolver-rules="MAP * 0.0.0.0 , EXCLUDE myproxy" However as the wiki explicitly warns: this will be used for ...
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Tor plug-in for Chromium?

Proxy SwitchySharp supports SOCKS. Here's an article on How to browse the web anonymously with Google Chrome in Linux that covers configuration in detail. Note that there are some security holes ...
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Tor Browser SWF socket

When you are using Flash (swf files), you are letting the door to your anonymity wide open. Flash can see your IP address and reveal it to the hosting site, thus de-anonymizing you. Furthermore, ...
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Why won't Google Chrome browser let me visit https://www.torproject.org?

Desktop XP sp2 IE and Chrome Summary of my Error Message: Your connection is not private Attackers might be trying to steal your information from www.torproject.org (for example, passwords, ...
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How to initialize chrome with tor proxy from command line?

[My answer assumes you're trying to use Chrome as a replacement for the TBB, to the same anonymous ends.] To cut a long story short: don't use Chrome. Even if you get it "working", your privacy won'...
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Tor as a Chrome/Firefox extension Plugin?

The Torbutton - which is a major part of the Tor Browser - is effectively a Firefox extension. However, it can only be used as part of the Tor Browser itself, rather than be added to a vanilla Firefox ...
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What happens if I open .onion links on Chrome or Firefox?

I've no idea how your "VPN extension" loaded the onion but I have heard of some VPN providers who will proxy .onion. In these cases the VPN provider gets to see all your traffic to the onion,...
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How can I use Tor as a proxy for another browser?

If you are using linux, you can start another browser with Tor by using command: torify iceweasel In firefox you can of course set your proxy to a Tor proxy. Just insert 192.168.2.1:9150
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Is it safe to open darknet websites on chrome?

yes, it is very likely that you are track-able and depending on your settings and usage you may sooner or later reveal you identity. there are reasons why Tor Browser is based on Firefox and not on ...
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What happens if I open .onion links on Chrome or Firefox?

It will ask your dns server about wahteveroniondomain.onion, the dns server will have your ip and your isp could know about this request (DNS is not encrypted and often times your ISP runs the dns ...
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Tor as a Chrome/Firefox extension Plugin?

Impossible. And not due to the API limitations. The reason is that browser plugins can be not just disabled, but controlled from browser, enlisted e.t.c... All-in-one conception is turning dead when ...
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Security of other browsers + Tor vs. Tor browser

It will not be anonymous. Tor Browser is made to have the same user agent, fingerprint, and settings for all users (if they don't install add-ons), so sites can't tell Tor Browser users from each ...
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Debian-based: torsocks + Chromium-browser = DNS Leakage?

Ohai ! You can use chromium with tor like that (look man) : chromium --proxy-server="socks5://127.0.0.1:9050" It should work :>
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Does a Tor enabled browser affect other browsers?

TBB uses its own configuration. (Firefox settings are independent from the system.) Chrome uses the default system settings. Those two won't go into each other's way, or even know their counterpart ...
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How can I use Tor as a proxy for another browser?

See, there is such options in config file of Tor, /etc/tor/torrc: SocksPort 9050 SocksListenAddress 127.0.0.1 You could find the same in your torrc, uncomment it and launch your browser with "Proxy ...
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