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Since Tails runs from a CDROM, as soon as you reboot, all you configuration and web content will be gone. But, you can get it working. Tails puts some heavy restrictions on outgoing network packets. You'll have to explicitly allow outgoing packets to port 8080 on the loopback device. # iptables -I OUTPUT -o lo -p tcp --dport 8080 -j ACCEPT After this, ...


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Unfortunately, neither method is completely foolproof. With SOCKS, the application may implement socks proxy support in a way that leaks DNS requests; you need to verify that the program delegates DNS lookups to the proxy (i.e. Tor), rather than handling its own DNS requests. With a HTTP proxy, the some proxies may insert headers that could be used to ...


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It is good to see that you want to do research on the Tor network. First please make sure that you have Tor's ethical research guidelines in mind. In general you try to create new circuits during short time periods. This puts some load on the nodes and on the network in general. Tor offers the possibility to create an own test network and furthermore there ...


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Have you tried with SOCKS 4a on Polipo config ? From Tor FAQ, How do I access hidden services? : Some applications, such as the browsers Mozilla Firefox and Apple's Safari, support sending DNS queries to Tor's SOCKS 5 proxy. Most web browsers don't support SOCKS 4a very well, though. The workaround is to point your web browser at an HTTP proxy, and tell ...


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I would recommend using SOCKS directly for performance reasons. Also, that might be one less software component which traffic patterns can be fingerprinted.


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