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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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How 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...