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Torsocks vs Proxychains?

You should prefer torsocks over proxychains, since torsocks is intended to block potential leaks. Especially in cases with tools like youtube-dl which might try to pass over execution to programs ...
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Why doing transparent proxy is a bad idea?

usually yes... first the easiest one, because of error-proneness: i'm pretty sure the configuration (and code) of the mentioned projects is reviewed much more often than the configuration of someones ...
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Why does TransparentProxy working with `nameserver 127.0.0.1` but doesn't working with iptables redirects?

My good advice to you - use local instance of Bind and route all DNS queries through it. I'm using it quite for a long time - no problems so far. And - dhclient will not vandalize resolv conf after ...
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Why does TransparentProxy working with `nameserver 127.0.0.1` but doesn't working with iptables redirects?

@canonizing ironize was right. It is my Setup. My mistake. I've used suricata IDS in inline mode with default drop policy for almost every available rule. So, rule number 2014939: emerging-policy....
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resolving onion domains partially fails

If you're using a standard setup with local DNS server located on your very PC - it caches the response locally inside the server, so no second request is made. If you have more questions - feel free ...
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How to map public static IP addresses to Hidden Services?

This is a pretty simple task, just to answer the question, here is how you'd do it.... But before you read how, repeat after me: "I should never actually do this!" Hypothetically, if this ...
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Use IPTables to force traffic through Tor?

First install ferm by running sudo apt-get install ferm Use Tails' ferm.conf as a base and removing Tails' restrictions on localhost connections (you can add these back if required but a lot of them ...
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Error configuring tor as transparent proxy with IPv6

Looks like a documentation error. This should be raised as a ticket on the Tor Project Bug Tracker. There are details on the front page for an anonymous login, if required. I think that it should be ...
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Trying to setup a transparent proxy, getting getsockopt() errors

You're trying to use a transparent proxy as an http proxy, this will not work. You will need to follow the iptables setup, or some kind of packetfilter that has REDIRECT-like fucntionality. Have a ...
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How to share my Tor connection with my internal network (Tor 3.5)?

Add a new SOCKSPort line to your torrc file, located inside the Tor Browser folder in the sub-folder \Browser\TorBrowser\Data\Tor\torrc, setting it to be something like: SocksPort 0.0.0.0:9250 ...
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How to share my Tor connection with my internal network (Tor 3.5)?

the best way - IMHO - is to use redsocks or IPTables/pf+TransPort and put a Tor node as a router to your network. Don't forget a DNS server too!
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Orbot settings for Wifi with proxy!

I believe what you're looking for is near the bottom of the settings screen in Orbot. There is a section for "Outbound network Proxy (Optional)" that lets you set an HTTP, HTTPS, Socks4, or Socks5 ...
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Firefox doesn't resolve onion addresses

In the search bar, type about:config and accept the risk to continue. Then find the variable network.dns.blockDotOnion and change it to false. If your network configuration was done correctly, ...
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Orbot, SSL Error 3 - Why?

In such cases proxies usually performing at least one of the bad tricks like that: MitM attack by intruding into SSL/TLS connecions. Tor will give you an error because for directories it has ...
Alexey Vesnin's user avatar
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How should I configure my Isolating Proxy firewall for optimum security?

Not sure about adding more rules but from what I understand having a drop all incoming and outgoing policy is a good thing to start from. Afterward , building your rule-set to punch holes in the wall. ...
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