A free software implementation of second-generation onion routing, a system enabling its users to communicate anonymously on the Internet.

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How to launch Tor browser in Ubuntu 12.04

I have installed Tor as per the instructions on the official page. When I type 'tor' into the terminal I get "[notice] Bootstrapped 100%: Done" and then nothing else happens. Is there something else ...
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websites randomly don't work with Tor browser

I installed the Tor Browser Bundle with my ubuntu 14.04 and randomly can't access sites like bestbuy.com. some times it will work, but most of the time it will tell me I don't have permission to ...
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Vidalia not working [duplicate]

I'm getting the following error when I type "Vidalia" into my terminal. I'm trying to use the tor browser but I'm getting this error and I'm not sure what to do. (process:4537): GConf-WARNING **: ...
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Tor “Failed to parse/validate config”

I was using Tor completely fine last night in Ubuntu 12.04. I installed TorChat then when I went to use it today I get the following error message. Oct 15 22:45:57.888 [notice] Initialized libevent ...
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Is it Possible to recover tor browser history? Lost btc

Earlier today I deposited a descent amount of btc into an online casino https://playt.in . This site has a "quick registration" feature that allows one to create an account with one click, and then ...
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Running tor through firewall

How do I run tor in a network where a firewall is used.I scanned the list of ports that remains open are 443,22.So is there any way to configure the tor so that I can use it.I have tried it taking too ...
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Installing Tor browser bundle on a Panasonic toughbook CF-29 [duplicate]

SARRIS good day I need help . running tor onion browser bundle on a Panasonic Toughbook cf-29 running on 32bit 14.04 Ubuntu oS only . Microsoft windows has been removed out of the thoughbook . ...
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How to use TOR SOCKS proxy for apt-get?

I am running tor browser in my Ubuntu 14.04 and and after successful connection I used socks proxy which is 127:0.0.1:9150 in my browser and it worked fine. But when I put Acquire::socks::proxy ...
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Tor Vidalia Browser Problem

So Vidalia is up and running fine but the browser has not installed properly, like it has before. Before I just clicked on the onion icon, it would say launching Tor..., You are now connected, the ...
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tor browser install ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I have read the answers to other questions regarding the install/running of the tor browser. I have tried the answers given but still cannot get the tor browser to run on mine. I have ubuntu 14.04 and ...
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TOR Error permission issue

I've tried reinstalling, updating, and removing and then reinstalling. Nothing seems to work. See screenshot below: the output of gedit /home/skynet/.tor-browser-en/LOG (The installation log) is: ...
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What's my public IP over a Tor?

I'm attempting to figure out how to obtain the IP address that represents my connection over a tor network. What do I type into a terminal to see this information. Ultimately, I'm attempting to create ...
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Pandora won't run in Tor browser

I get an error message to update Flash which I have, tried updating browser and no luck. Any suggestions? I'm using Tor instead of Firefox or Chrome as a way around a firewall both of which block ...
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Package operation failed-please help

Whenever I try to open Ubuntu Software center it says my files are corrupted, when I click repair, it says, "Package operation failed The installation or removal of a software package ...
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Tor not working?

Our university provides us with internet but almost all websites are blocked. Not even general news reading websites. I tried to use tor but it is not even getting started. All the proxy methods has ...
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How to update tor browser from Terminal?

how to update tor browser from Terminal ?
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Why does Tor unexpectedly exit every time I open it?

Every time I try to run tor it unexpectedly exits and I get this in my terminal: (process:28965): GLib-CRITICAL **: g_slice_set_config: assertion 'sys_page_size == 0' failed Aug 04 01:38:35.833 ...
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Could not launch managed proxy executable

I have problem with tor and obfsproxy for using bridges on ubuntu 14.04. Tor could not start obfsproxy and always return permission denied. grep -v "^#" /etc/tor/torrc | sed '/^$/d' UseBridges 1 ...
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Hot to install Tor with Meek support

Is there any easy way to install and run tor with meek support on Ubuntu ? https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/wiki/doc/meek Beside it is possible to download the bundle archive I'm interested ...
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Change IP address which is given by Tor using the terminal

Is there a way to change the IP address which is given by Tor from the terminal? I have the Tor service, and I want to change the IP address which Tor gives me from the terminal. Or in other words: ...
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Global proxy settings switcher for tray

Is there any app to do same work as Proxy Switch Sharp do for chrome & chromium, but only globally gor all apps using gsettings? So you can create some profiles and switch between them by ...
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Open Tor-Browser

I've installed the Tor-Browser via command line. I'm now searching for the program using Ubuntu search but it doesn't show up. I've also tried calling the browser via command line. How can I open it ...
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installed TOR, looking to install/run TOR browser

ok, I didn't get the TOR from ubuntu. I installed the client, that's all set. Says successfully opened a circuit. Now, I would like to know how to set up a browser with it. I am using the latest ...
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Tor not working after update

Yesterday I updated my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and after that Tor stopped working : When I try to run Tor using command sudo service tor start it gives an error aa-exec: ERROR: profile 'system_tor' does ...
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Redirect terminal through tor?

There are some sources blocked in my country. So when I do apt-get update I get th ane error below: alexander@Alexander-PC:~$ sudo apt-get update [sudo] password for alexander: Ign ...
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Unable to install Tor [duplicate]

Can anyone guide me how to install Tor in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I am new here and even dont have expertise in Linux, but very much willing and excited to learn Linux. I need to install Tor anyhow on my ...
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TOR Related Question

So I dont want to install the TOR Browser Bundle on my computer, I just want to execute (open) it from the .sh file that is provided when you download the TBB from the tor site. But for some odd ...
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How to keep tor browser bundle updated

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. I decided to install the tor browser bundle today. After some quick research online i discovered this article specifically discouraging users from using the Ubuntu packages as ...
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Is it possible to set a VPN through Tor? and have functionality for Software Updates?

Gday, I have been trying to do a software update on Trusty both on terminal and software update app but that hasnt been successful, apparently my ISP has a broken transparent proxy. ...
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Vidalia won't start

I have installed tor and vidalia using sudo apt-get install tor vidalia but when I click on Vidalia from the Unity Launcher, nothing happens. Why is that? What's the problem? Thanks. P.S. I'm ...
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Can I Recover Firefox and Tor Bookmarks?

I will be going back to Windows, because after months of dealing with Linux, I realized it's not for me. In short, right now Linux won't present the login screen. There are things I want to save ...
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can't install Tor. Now I can't use apt-get

You might want to run ‘apt-get -f install’ to correct these. The following packages have unmet dependencies. tor-geoipdb : Depends: tor (>= 0.2.4.21-1~saucy+1) but it is not installed E: Unmet ...
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Cant start tor browser [duplicate]

I downloaded tor but can't start it. This is what I keep getting ~$ start-tor-browser start-tor-browser: command not found I did download it, but just can't open it.
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why torsocks don't use TOR Socks via wget?

I want to run wget command with using of TOR SOCKS but my problem is i think the torsocks don't use TOR and download even if tor is not running. I stop the TOR via Vidalia control panel and then i run ...
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Tor for Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Could someone tell me, step by step, exactly, how should I install correctly Tor Browser Bundle in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS? also, how can I be sure that it is working properly? Thanks
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Use squid3 on same machine in tor browser 3.5

I'm using Tor Browser bundle 3.5.3 and squid3 (version 3.3.8) on Ubuntu 13.10 as transparent HTTP proxy on the same machine (i.e. not usual setup on gateway). I redirect HTTP request through squid ...
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Ubuntu as router with WiFi and Tor

Bear with me on this one please I live in a country with censorship and the government has been shutting down access to certain websites and its thinking about shutting down access to twitter and ...
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unable to run Tor browser

Downloaded, extracted, and executed, then I got "tor unexpected exited". Here are some terminal stuffs: tor-browser_en-US$ ./start-tor-browser Launching Tor Browser Bundle for Linux in ...
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How do I set up a Tor server?

I would like to host a tor hidden services website (aka .onion site) on my Ubuntu desktop with the LAMP stack installed. While the tor docs offer some guidance on running an anonymous server, the ...
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How does Polipo/tor become globally used?

I installed and configured polipo/tor a while back and one of the things that regularly surprises me is this: Boot up and Firefox, which is configured to use the polipo SOCKS proxy, always goes ...
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Unable to connect to network with Ubuntu/Tor?

I'm really new to these programs and was wondering if I could get some crucial help. I've been trying to set up a secure browser using Ubuntu/Tor from this tutorial: I finished setting things up but ...
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How to install tor [duplicate]

I have downloaded tor.xz file from some where how can i install it.I do not know what to do with this file.The location of this file is '/Home/Documents'.Please some one help me through the terminal ...
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Run Tor as Client Only

I'm running tor with the following command: tor --ClientOnly 1 --RunAsDaemon 1 --CookieAuthentication 0 --ControlPort 8119 --PidFile tor1.pid --SocksPort 9051 --DataDirectory data/tor/tor1 This ...
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TOR unable to install keep recieving error msg

tar (child): tor-browser-linux32-3.5.2.1_en-US.tar.xz: Cannot open: No such file or directory I have followed the steps: Make a backup copy of your current sources.list file sudo cp ...
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problem with opening tor in ubuntu 13.10

This message appears: Jan 31 19:18:38.562 [notice] Initialized libevent version 2.0.21-stable using method epoll (with changelist). Good. Jan 31 19:18:38.562 [notice] Opening Socks listener on ...
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I have TOR installed but cannot open onion websites. Ubuntu 13.04

I can run the tor browser bundle and it works fine for opening regular websites, but whenever I try to open onion websites, they just time-out. I am running the 32-bit version of Ubuntu, and I don't ...
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Error when start Tor

I have a problem that mean I can't start Tor, it display to me that message : " Jan 24 16:25:02.640 [warn] /root/Tor/Data/Tor is not owned by this user (root, 0) but by <unknown> (1000). ...
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Tor in command prompt

Is there any way to use tor in terminal (or any other software like tor in command-line). I need this for updating my Ubuntu, as my network not allows to download more than 20MB file. Because of this ...
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How safe is it to transfer sensitive information over Tor Browser Bundle on a restricted network?

I am using the Tor Browser Bundle in Ubuntu from a client machine on a restricted network. In part, I do this because it appears that TBB's native encryption allows me to bypass certain network ...
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I get an Error when I try to follow Tor browser bundle instructions…help?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 and i'm trying to get Tor Browser Bundle. i've downloaded the package and then the tor project website tells me to put this in my terminal tar -xvJf ...