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

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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 ...
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Alternatives to Tor [closed]

Does anyone know of a faster UBUNTU software package alternative to the Tor browser and network for maintaining privacy? I would like to set up a transparent proxy on my Ubuntu operating system to ...
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Unable to run Tor even in terminal, Vidalia exit code 127

I'm using Ubuntu 12.10 (quantal) and I recently installed Tor (32 bits) following the instructions on the Tor project's page. Then I started the script after having it extracted from the console and ...
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Why does nmap show Tor on Ubuntu

When I run nmap from my Ubuntu workstation Tor ports are shown (as closed) on our server. Starting Nmap 5.21 ( http://nmap.org ) at 2013-03-12 10:22 CDT Nmap scan report for xx.xx.xx.xx Host is up ...
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Tor browser: Vidalia exited abnormally. Exit code: 139 (32 bit)

I downloaded Tor Browser Bundle (tor-browser-gnu-linux-i686-2.3.25-4-dev-en-US) for 32-Bit Linux. Whenever I start to run it on my Ubuntu 12.04 OS it shows me; Vidalia exited abnormally. Exit code: ...
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How do I route all my traffic that doesnt go through tor through a vpn?

I have a netbook running Ubuntu 12.10 32 bit acting as a wifi router based off this guide http://nims11.wordpress.com/2012/04/27/hostapd-the-linux-way-to-create-virtual-wifi-access-point/ I would ...
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Vidalia was unable to start Tor. permission problem

The exact message is: Vidalia was unable to start Tor. Check your settings to ensure the correct name and location of your Tor executable is specified. Tor exists but vidalia couldn't see or ...
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How to route vpn through proxy?

I have an ISP (public hospital) who is blocking everything through a program called Fortiguard. It's very annoying. Its blocking my public library as a terrorist organization, my work email saying its ...
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How to prevent Tor from starting automatically on Ubuntu server?

How do I stop Tor from starting automatically on startup? It is Ubuntu Server so I don't have any GUI.
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problem installing tor on ubuntu 12.10

I'm trying to install Tor on ubuntu 12.10, I followed the instruction on upubuntu, but when I paste sudo apt-get install tor-browser (the third line) in my terminal, this is what I see: Lettura ...
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Tor error and usage

I am using Tor and vidalia for privacy,When it opens it shows the dialog On seeing the log it shows I think that ,I was not included in that control area.What I should do for adding me(my ...
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HTTP/1.1 504 Connection refused

I have a problem with internet in terminal, ubuntu 12.10. I try to download a file by axel but i got an error: HTTP/1.1 504 Connect to [URL]:80 failed: Connection refused It's happen after I remove ...
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Tor Browser Bundle's version of Firefox [Tor Browser] is recognized as the main Firefox installation [Ubuntu 12.04]

Whenever I run the start-tor-browser script to run Tor-Browser-Bundle, the Unity3D launcher stacks it with the Firefox shortcut I have on there as if it's another window of Firefox, unlike before when ...
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How can I view Youtube videos in Tor browser?

For some reason I'm unable to view videos on Youtube when using the Tor browser. What steps do I have to take to view them?
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How to install Tor (Web Browser) in Ubuntu 12.10? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install tor? I would like to install the Tor, but I'm having some problems. I know that someone will say "This question is a exactly duplication of How to install ...
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Restart Tor Browser after closing

Tor Browser freeze crash at random times especially when there is one tab and the page is loading. But the Tor and the Vidalia are still running good. When Tor Browser(FireFox) freeze crash, how can ...
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IP being masked, mysteriously

I'm running Ubuntu with Cinnamon. When checking my IP I noticed it is being masked. I have done nothing to set this, other than installing Tor. But - I am not starting up Tor, yet is it still running ...
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Tor and Polipo installation steps

I am having a problem of installing and configuring Tor and Polipo on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I want to patch it in the system. I don't want to use the normal Vidalia program and browser. I need exactly to ...
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How do I add a line to my /etc/apt/sources.list?

I am updating my Tor on Ubuntu and it states: Do not use the packages in Ubuntu's universe. You'll need to set up our package repository before you can fetch Tor. It then states that I have to ...
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I can't login to facebook from any browser

I'm Using UBUNTU 12.04. I'm having problems with Facebook. It really hard to login. Takes like 3 or 5 min. At first I thought it was a flash problem but then I realized it could be some proxy's conf ...
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“Vidalia detected that the Tor software exited unexpectedly.”

I can start and kill tor via command line, but I want to control it with Vidalia. The browser bundle works, but I'd rather not use it. This is the message log in vidalia: Sep 25 19:29:13.696 [Notice] ...
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Vidalia exited abnormally. Exit code: 139 [closed]

I downloaded Tor Browser Bundle for 64-Bit Linux. Whenever I start to run it on my Ubuntu 12.04 OS it gives me the above error. Please help.
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Tor not starting at system boot

I just installed a .onion address forwarded to a local ssh server so I could access my files over multiple network types. Usually when I install Tor it auto starts with my computer. I actually have to ...
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Accepting SSH connections only from localhost

I just installed SSH and I would like to set it up to only accept connections from localhost. I plan to point a .onion address to it so that I may connect to it from anywhere on any network.
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Unable to run TOR Browser Bundle, not even in terminal

I am a Linux newbie, and this is the first time I am using TOR in 12.04. I have an issue in running TOR for which I couldn't find any specific answer in the Internet. So let me explain. I ...
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how do you configure ubuntu to run only with tor [closed]

I have a problem. I'm trying to port forward and get a similar error msg, I type this in:ssh -N -L 9050:10.0.2.2:9050 root@10.0.3.1 and then I get this msg:ssh: connect to host 10.0.3.1 port 22: No ...
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vidalia fails to anonymize despite showing green onion

Here's what I have done: sudo apt-get install vidalia and it has been installed after that I've set the proxy settings in network to localhost:8118 and applied it system wide; however, when I want ...
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Starting Tor after logging off then back on

After installing tor, then logging off and back on, I receive the error message: Warning Before Tor can create a control socket in "/var/run/tor/control", the directory "/var/run/tor" needs to exist, ...
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Is there a way to use Tor system-wide?

Almost everything is blocked where I am and I need to use a transparent proxy to access anything. I tried using Tor (online anonymity software) but it doesn't work for all the system applications. I ...