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 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 ...
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How do I run tor in Saucy (13.10)?

I am trying to run tor in Saucy. In previous versions of ubuntu I would just go to the tor website download the program, extract it and then double click on a text file called "start tor browser" ...
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How to send mail from the command line using TOR?

I wanted to send email from my own mail server using a IP from TOR Network. So, I installed the sendmail and tor in my Ubuntu Server. But somehow I am not able to make sendmail to use TOR network. ...
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Keyboard Doesn't Work [Ubuntu 13.10] With Tor Browser

If you use Ubuntu 13.10, then you probably know that Tor Browser has a bug where you cannot type anything, so it's basically useless. I'll show you how to fix this in a few easy steps.
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Tor inhibits URL bar from working

I got Tor to work on my Ubuntu, working in that it connects and is running. However, when I try to type something into the URL bar or search engine, the keystrokes don't register. If I have Firefox ...
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Tor on Ubuntu 13.10

I was using the 64 bit version of Ubuntu on my old computer which had enough ram for it and Tor worked fine. I'm using the 32 bit version of Ubuntu and when I downloaded the Tor network I cannot enter ...
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How do I install the Tor Browser Bundle in Ubuntu?

In Ubuntu 13.04 I used the following PPA to install the 64-bit Tor Browser Bundle. However, in Ubuntu 13.10 it doesn't work anymore. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:upubuntu-com/tor64 sudo apt-get update ...
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Apt-get update through tor

I'm trying to update my apt-get list. In my country a lot of sites are blocked or have been blocked from companies. When I use a proxy for the whole system I get errors, tor works perfectly when ...
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Keyboard doesn't work with Tor Browser

I use the actual Tor Browser 2.3.25-14 and Ubuntu 13.10 (Saucy Salamander). I start Tor in the command-line window (./start-tor-browser). The cable less keyboard and mouse (Logitech) are working, the ...
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Tor Browser Bundle not running

I'm using ubuntu 13.10.i have installed Vidalia and Tor Browser but when I click on vidalia nothing happens.No Icon in the tray nor any Firefox pop up but vidalia appears to be running(shown in the ...
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Does TOR protect privacy of bittorrent clients like Transmission?

I am using the Tor bundle and its included browser to initiate torrent downloads with the Transmission client included with Lubuntu. Clicking on a torrent link provides a warning message that ...
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Tor installation [closed]

I am not able to install tor browser. I am trying through PPA .. but its throughing error that " CANNOT ACCESS PPA CHECK YOUR INTERNET CONNECTION" though all connection are working fine.
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How to update Ubuntu from terminal using tor?

My college has a download limit, so I am not able to update my system. Can I use Tor to download updates?
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127.0.0.1:9051 doesnt work after apache, mysql, php installation?

I have installed apache2, mysql, and php and now it doesn't let Vidalia run on localhost. I tried to change the TCP connection (controlport) to any other ip 192.168.0.40 and tried to change the ...
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Ibus incompatible with Tor Browser in 13.10

I have recently updated to 13.10 from 13.04 and noticed a compatibility issue between the new Ibus and the Tor Browser. Basically, the Tor Browser does not accept any keyboard inputs, while all other ...
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Vidalia detected that the Tor software exited unexpectedly? [Only Vidalia no Tor Browser]

I have installed the vidalia by following these instructions everything went as they mentioned. When I started vidalia it gave me the error: Vidalia was unable to start Tor. Check your settings to ...
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cannot access tor ownership

I've tried the recommended options to gain ownership of tor browser and am still not successful. This is the script I got: sudo chown $USER-Rv~/.tor-browser chown: missing operand after ...
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How to torify FlashPlayer Plugin in Firefox?

Flashplayer plugin is ignoring the proxy settings of Firefox, any idea on how to make all the Flashplayer traffic go through proxy?
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Killing tor causes all the present and future windows to loose the frames

Almost, every time if sudo pkill -f tor which runs as root on startup. I loose all the frames(frameless) of my current and future windows. And I have noticed the Ubuntu tends to behave strangely(can't ...
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GPG error while trying to install tor from external repository

Hello All I am Having a problem in installing tor in ubuntu....when i start adding tor repository to my system and write the command gpg --keyserver keys.gnupg.net --recv 886DDD89 then a error ...
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Unable to use Tor Settings in Ubuntu

I use a proxy to connect to internet, and it requires authentication too. I have downloaded the extracted tor bundle for linux. Vidalia starts and i can browse successfully within the Firefox already ...
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Unable to install tor: chown missing operand

I get the following error message while starting tor: flagg@flagg-eMachines-E627:~$ sudo chown -Rv $flagg ~/.tor-browser [sudo] password for flagg: chown: missing operand after ...
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How to add Tor Browser to my menu/launcher for regular use?

I have installed Tor Browser following these instructions here. The "Tor Browser" thingy is not in Application > Internet category. I must run the shell script every time. I'd like to use it ...
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Why Tor cannot access /usr/bin/tor-browser/Data/Tor?

I'm getting the following error while installing Tor on Ubuntu 12.04: [Warning] /usr/bin/tor-browser/Data/Tor is not owned by this user (******, 1000) but by root (0). Perhaps you are running Tor as ...
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Vidalia: “Tor is not running”

This is what I've done: Installed Tor: sudo apt-get install tor Installed Vidalia using the Ubuntu Software Center I then started Vidalia and it said Tor is not running including an error ...
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How to set a proxy in kde?

I'm using kde and tor. I'm could not set tor ip into the network manager. Network manager has not any option for proxy.
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Tor browser bundle - Vidalia is missing but appears to be working?

So essentially until yesterday, when I ran the tor browser bundle, vidalia would pop up, connect and do its thing, and then a minute or so later the special tor-firefox browser would pop up with ...
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How to route all internet traffic through Tor (the onion router)?

Could you explain how to route all internet traffic through tor? I am using Ubuntu I really don't know how to do it. Actually I am using tor for twitter only, and I'm afraid of DNS leak. So I need to ...
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How do I start Tor browser? It “exited unexpectedly”

First off, I'm new to linux but I'm learning fast. I've been trying to install tor and privoxy just to see how things work and stuff I tried with the terminal at first but it keeps failing, I tried ...
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How to launch Tor?

I'm trying to use Tor but the problem is when I click on the tor browser it says it needs an update. I grant permission (Allow executing file as program) to start-tor-browser and i downloaded the ...
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How can I update Tor browser?

I downloaded the Tor Browser and when I ran it, I get that it need to be updated. So I when to the tor website and downloaded the tor bundle and extracted it. When I double click on ...
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How to change tor to run by a different user?

I downloaded the Tor Browser and i downloaded the tor bundle but when i click on the tor browser i get this /home/username/.tor-browser/data/tor is not owned by this user (username, 1000) but by root ...
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A third party repo against of a main one?! I want to install tor from its repository?

Installing tor from its repository, not from the universe Ubuntu repository! -> Here is the instruction: https://www.torproject.org/docs/debian (I done) But when I run sudo apt-get install tor, it is ...
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Tor browser not opening

Whenever I start Tor in Ubuntu 13.04, the Vidalia Control Panel opens, loads up and displays a status of "Connected to the Tor network!". However, the tor-infused firefox, does not pop up like it ...
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HOWTO: run Tor and Vidalia on Ubuntu easily, browse and IM anonymously

You may have noticed that the Tor package in the repos doesn't work well with the Vidalia pakcage in the same repos. Funny, huh? So I did a little bit of research to find out how to easily run Tor on ...
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Tor fails to start

When i run Vidalia this is first thing appears in picture below i also saw this and thisand applied them and they didn't work anyone can help please ??
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Why does Skype suddenly fail to log in? Turns out, it's tor!

I am not sure if I'm looking at a network problem or a bug here. Since the update to 4.2.0.11 my Skype can't connect any more. My room-mate has the same problem. We're both on Ubuntu Raring Ringtail ...
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TOR and Ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

Have been using TOR on Ubuntu 12.04 for months with zero problems. Today I switched to Ubuntu 13.04 and now can't get TOR to work. Did a clean new installation of Ubuntu, downloaded the current TOR ...
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Why does gedit window open when I double-click a program file, “start-tor-browser”? [duplicate]

When I double-click the file, "start-tor-browser," the only thing that happens is a gedit window opens and displays a ton of programming code. The program does not execute. How to I make ...
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Proxychains configuration

I have downloaded proxychains and configured it to run with tor. I want a chain of 3 or more proxies. 3 will be enough. The problem is finding proxies that are up and running i just keep getting ...