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Unable to install VirtualBox Guest Additions on Tails OS

You should run 'VBoxLinuxAdditions.run' file, not the autorun.sh. Syntax: bash VBoxLinuxAdditions.run
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I am interested in using tor on a Arm based processor laptop is there a way to do this?

Tor should work fine on ARM CPUs. On distributions like Debian there are Tor versions for arm, arm64, armel, armhf (even mips, mipsel and powerpc). The Tor Project themselves also distribute debian ...
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Installing virtualbox in tails

I would strongly recommend against this. Infact other software that requires dkms modules is explicitly recommended against by the Tails developers. It is not officially supported by them. Inserting ...
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Can't stream audio over Tor

It was apparently a bug with VLC, which writes Content-Type: application/octet-stream in the response regardless of the file type. It worked fine on Chrome because (in contrast with Tor) it has some ...
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Does Firefox in VM have a common enough fingerprint so I don't need tor browser?

There are several online tools that allow you to test the fingerprint of Tor Browser and other browsers. For example, the Electronic Frontier Foundation's panopticlick.eff.org. Using these tools, it ...
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what is the recommended OS for accessing dark web through tor to maintain anonymity also using virtual machine?

will it affect my anonymity if I use that OS through virtual machine in windows? yes it can! if the host OS is compromised it may be completely pointless what OS you are using in the VM. also ...
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what is the recommended OS for accessing dark web through tor to maintain anonymity also using virtual machine?

You must first evaluate your threat model. If you are browsing Tor for fun, Windows is fine. If you are browsing Tor to do something illegal in your area of the world, then you would need to take more ...
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what is the recommended OS for accessing dark web through tor to maintain anonymity also using virtual machine?

my preference is FreeBSD, but if you have ARM SBC like Raspberry Pi - you can use Linux with a last kernel compiled from source - NOT a dpkg/rpm/apt/yum provided one! If you can tell me more about the ...
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typical way to run tails virtualized on ubuntu?

Generally the virtualisation of choice is VirtualBox, see: Tails VirtualBox documentation However, also heed the warnings. Tails do not recommend using VirtualBox for day-to-day use. It's there ...
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Mac address of Tails in VirtualBox

The host machine has a mac and the virtual machine also has a mac (not related to host machine's mac), tails spoofs the mac on the virtual machine - not the host machine. This means : Host machine's ...
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Mac address of Tails in VirtualBox

It's easier to explain using this scheme: I may be wrong, I'm not a very active Tails user.
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Should I run multiple tor relay vms on one machine?

If you will be able to put them in different C-class subnets on a static IPv4 addresses - then run as much as you need. Actually, you can set the cpu count to 2, it's ok because the crypto part in Tor ...
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I am interested in using tor on a Arm based processor laptop is there a way to do this?

Tor works pretty fine on ARM - I'm running my nodes on ARM SBC's myself. You need to compile it by hand and OpenSSL and Libevent to avoid perfomance loss. If you need specific instructions - just say ...
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Android reverse tethering through Whonix Workstation in virtualbox?

This is unsupported. Full disclosure: I am a developer of Whonix.
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Problems with browsing hidden services with Custom Workstation

I've yet to find a better way to do it, but the problem is that Firefox either can't resolve .onion domains, or resolution of .onion is blocked in newer versions of Firefox. You'll need to configure ...
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Using Tails via mobile hotspot

Running Tails in a VM is not recommended since the host OS and VirtualBox itself can see what you're doing inside the VM. And if your host OS is infected/owned, the attacker can see what you do on ...
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How to force TorBrowser to use already running instance of tor?

I wrote a guide for this, I was asked to transcribe it to the Tor Project wiki so that it was as easier to find resource (and so that I didn't have editorial authority over it). You can find the wiki ...
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Using IPVanish with Tails

The checklist is: pluggable transports: obfs3, obfs4, meek pre-seeding first on a working conection using no entry guards post your logs, so I'll be able to help you further UPDATE: So thats "what ...
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Using regular Firefox browser with Tor in Qubes-OS

Short answer: If you're sure you understand and accept the fingerprinting risks, then yes, it's fine to use regular Firefox (or any application) in an AppVM connected to a Whonix-Gateway. Longer ...
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Tor connection from 1st to 2nd computer, then from 2nd computer, a 2nd Tor connection to browse web (for increased untraceability)

Your second computer must have two separate ISP's with different IP addresses, and it should be no problem at all : you will use two virtual machines, one for "using net securely", you will connect to ...
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Tor connection from 1st to 2nd computer, then from 2nd computer, a 2nd Tor connection to browse web (for increased untraceability)

Don't do that. Try Tor over VPN or JAP or (chained) proxies or something else. Is running Tor over Tor dangerous?
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