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What does "[Warning] Rejecting SOCKS request for anonymous connection to private address [scrubbed]." means?

It's fixed for bug #10419. Instead of a proper fix it "routes" localhost over Tor. See https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/10419#comment:32
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About Vidalia not working/discontinued

Vidalia has been discontinued for a long time now because it has not been maintained to keep up with changes in tor. At present there is no officially recommended alternative, though I have heard some ...
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Continue running middle relay with Vidalia 0.2.21 (Tor 2.4.23)?

Vidalia is no longer officially supported. I believe that any remaining references to Vidalia are accidental or historical. If you want to run a relay on Windows, just download the latest tor browser ...
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Tor Browser Bundle Version 3.6.5 for BBC iPlayer?

Vidalia isn't included anymore in the Tor Browser Bundle. But you don't really need Vidalia for this workaround. As I could see in the HowTo everything you have to do is edit the torrc. So that you ...
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Use vidalia bandwidth graph with TBB

You can get installation file of vidalia from the following site: https://people.torproject.org/~erinn/vidalia-standalone-bundles/ You have to first run the TBB and then vidalia to see the graph.
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GeoIP doesn't work

geoip.vidalia-project.net has been shut down.
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Vidalia fails to start

This bug has been confirmed. Some workarounds have been communicated, but no final solution / bugfix. See launchpad: Bug #680192 “Vidalia was unable to start Tor. Check your setting...” and try to ...
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Port Reachability Test Failed _ detailed info

It is hard to tell what is going on. You might explicitly check whether 10060 is really reachable via a tool of your choice. There are also web services to do so. In case your Tor server is indeed ...
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Using Tor network for Java sockets

SilverTunnel-NG is able to provide access to the Tor Network on a Socket level. You can checkout the Sample code here The easiest way is to use maven and include the following dependency into your ...
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Vidalia running without GUI

Vidalia may be running in minimized format. Find the minimized Vidalia icon and maximize it, or take it out of the minimized format by any means available to you. There should not be anything wrong ...
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Vidalia tray icon

Checkout the source and do whatever modification you want. It's free (as in freedom) and open source. But... Vidalia is dead and you shouldn't be using it and probably don't want be wasting time on ...
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Continue running middle relay with Vidalia 0.2.21 (Tor 2.4.23)?

Any reference to Vidalia that you can still find is a mistake, please either fix it by editing the Wiki or file a bug on the bug Tracker.
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Access .Onion links using programs other than Tor Browser? (VLC, etc)

It's easy. Goto Tools -> Preferences and set show setting to all. Goto Input/Codecs -> Socks Proxy. Type in your proxy address: 127.0.0.1:9050 After that, you should be able to access any .onion ...
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Tor connection green onion question

The onion icon is just an icon, and - you have to wait too, actually : it's just "behind the curtains", you can see it if you will enable Tor logging and run it interactively. The wait period is in ...
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Vidalia for ubuntu (vidalia: cannot connect to X server :0)

A similar question was also asked at AskUbuntu. The recommendation there was to run the following commands. They remove the AppArmor profile for Vidalia and restart Tor: sudo ln -s /etc/apparmor.d/...
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Why after restaring Tor in TAILS the GUI thinks it is not started?

It is probably because Vidalias and TorBrowser are detecting that Tor has stopped, and but they didn't auto-detect that it has started right afterwards. It's a bug, but nothing to worry about, since ...
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Vidalia for OS X?

Vidalia isn't really supported anymore these days. There simply aren't any volunteers working on it and the development focus is now on a different approach to use Tor. This is the current stage. It ...
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Port Reachability Test Failed _ detailed info

If you are using a router to connect to the internet you need to portforward (e.g. external 80 to local 99999, and, ext 443 to loc 22222). And, if you "cross-portforward" to a different local port ...
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Vidalia fails to start

STOP. Do not use vidalia. It is no longer maintained or supported by TorProject and have been deprecated for a long time. Using vidalia poses unknown risks to you and if you are serious about ...
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Vidalia fails to start

It is already answered here and it worked for me. https://askubuntu.com/questions/449824/cant-run-vidalia-due-to-an-apparmor-policy-error How it works: vidalia needs permission or access to ...
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Warning in log file "Consensus not signed by sufficient number of requested authorities"

The operator of the directory authority gabelmoo recently moved the server to a new IP address. According to bug report #13199 he screwed up the configuration. However this is fixed now and the ...
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External IP Address Changed - Tor has determined your relay's public IP address is

This message is for informational use. Just check if the determined address is the address you are using at the moment. If it is then your relay is working as intended. If it is not try to state the ...
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Tor stuck at 10 % Bootstrap

This most likely means that your university's network are blocking vanilla Tor. To circumvent this, use meek-amazon pluggable transport which works by making your Tor traffic look like you're trying ...
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How does geolocation work?

It is not possible for Tor to "tamper" with geolocation data any more than it would be possible for a phone subscriber to "tamper" with the phone book. Geolocation is nothing more than looking up the ...
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Vidalia shows 4 nodes, instead of usual 3

This is not an issue and happens regularly with hidden services, less regularly but still often when accessing services on an unusual port and even less frequently during regular usage. It is nothing ...
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Are Tor's downloaded files really secure? Also why not zip package?

The benefit of using an .exe, especially on Windows is that you can achieve good compression and other features, while not requiring or relying special software. Also at some point you have to ...
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Is Google de-anonymizing me?

Try typing into Google, "What is my ip?" if it displays your real IP than your question is answered. You may also want to clear all Cookies on Mozzila FireFox, that may patch this issue.
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difference between vidalia bridge bundle, vidalia relay bundle and vidalia exit bundle

Vidalia is not part anymore of the standard Tor Browser Bundle. It will be completely discontinued soon. Besides, the differences between these Bundles you name are their default configurations, ...
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How can a new circuit happen without closing all tabs?

New tor circuit for this site under the "Onion icon on top left" on Browser Bundle 5.0.5 gives you a new exit IP for a given domain, which might be enough for some use cases. Tested with TBB + two IP ...
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