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Which would be more secure a VPN or Tor?

Tor. Unless you can somehow prevent your VPN provider from knowing who you are or what your IP address is, there will always be the possibility of your anonymity being compromised. You could ...
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how to send email anonymous from Gmail

If you want to stay anonymous, you need to think about every step when using your mail provider. Registering your account Accessing your mail account Reading your mails Writing your mails You have ...
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how to send email anonymous from Gmail

You can't. If you want to stay anonymous, you cannot send an email through Gmail as you will lose your anonymity. One of the main things not to do while using Tor is to use Google services since your ...
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Send all OpenVPN traffic through TOR?

I have found that this works pretty well: (For this, I'm assuming that you have installed tor using "apt-get install tor" and not using the Tor browser bundle.) Add this line to the "/etc/tor/torrc" ...
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Can I use Tor for clients that are connected via OpenVPN?

The user will have to configure their browser to use the Tor on your VPN server as proxy with remote hostname resolution. Otherwise they can not browse hidden services.
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DNS in Tor and Tor Browser

Yes Tor Browser does a great job of preventing DNS Leaks. Even torsock on the Linux CLI does an admirable job of preventing DNS Leaks for Linux CLI apps. I did some testing on my own with several apps ...
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Configure Obfs4 proxy with tor

You probably want to have a read through the Pluggable Transport specification, they're controlled and configured through environment variables. You'll need to set them appropriately to get it to work ...
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Me -> My own VPN -> Tor

Removing the reverse DNS doesn't matter because what the DNS used to be is sitting around in, for example the Rapid7 Sonar scans. They regularly scan the entire IPv4 address space's PTR records and ...
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Send all OpenVPN traffic through TOR?

To rephrase what you are saying: you'd like to establish a VPN tunnel and then use Tor to connect to external hosts across that tunnel. You can achieve this by running Tor on the VPN server and ...
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Openvpn over TOR

The resolution was pretty simple , due to running tor and openvpn both locally the tor data was also trying to go through openvpn when openvpn was enabled. And openvpn was trying to send all data ...
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Why does TOR leak IP through Bittorrent and Flash while VPNs don't?

A BitTorrent client learns its actual IP Address through port mapping protocols. It uses NAT - PMP, PCP and uPnP for external IP Address discovery. To join a torrent, a client sends an announce ...
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How can I send all my VPN outgoing traffic to TOR

You should just run Tor on the local system after connecting to the VPN. The reason for this is that the Tor data will be encrypted before it reaches your VPN server, making the connection between ...
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Couldn't connect to server through obfsproxy( & where to get the latest document)?

obfs2 should be considered dead and buried. A passive observer can remove the obfuscation (and an active attacker can remove obfs3). The "Corrupted magic value" is actually part of the protocol, it's ...
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How would I go about making obfs4 a standalone proxy for usage with OpenVPN or other programs?

obfs4 and obfs3, among others, are "pluggable transports", and the protocol they speak to Tor is well specified. You could write a program / script to implement that protocol in order to use any ...
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Can I use Tor for clients that are connected via OpenVPN?

You will probably need to create a transparent proxy (which uses socks to forward traffic via Tor), and have traffic routed through that. You will also need to do something funky with DNS, to stop ...

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