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

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Alternatives to Tor [closed]

Does anyone know of a faster alternative to the Tor browser and network for maintaining privacy? I would like to set up a transparent proxy to access the internet in a way that prevents my ISP from ...
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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 ...
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How do I install tor on my ubuntu system? [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 10.04 LTS 64 bit OS. How do I install tor so that it works and doesn't give me an error message? I got tor as an archive file (tar.gz) and I have an amdx64 architecture. I am new to ...
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Minitube via tsocks and tor does not play or download any video

I can not open Youtube. Because of government restriction. So when I open minitube, I can not search or watch any video. I used tor and tsocks to open minitube, then I can search by minitube; But ...
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How to check command line requests routed thru Tor?

I think I have Virtualbox set up so that all traffic originating from the guest OS is routed through Tor. Tor is only installed on the host OS and the web browsers on the guest OS all report Tor IP's ...
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Where is Tor Browser opening Transmission from? How can I open the “same” Transmission?

When I launch Tor-Browser, it first launches Vidalia, then a special version of Firefox bundled with the Tor Browser package. If I try to download a (legal!) torrent in the Tor Browser version of ...
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How do I stop Tor from exiting?

Hi sorry for asking this question i've googeled for this solution but i didnt find anything! I've installed tor or vadalia but when i want to run it it give me this error : Vidalia detected that the ...
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Why Isn't Tor Working?

I installed Tor & Polipo via the Software Center. I followed instructions found at this question (but since the config file was 404, I used a config from Tor + Polipo 5 Minute Install Guide Ubuntu ...
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How to run flash inside tor browser with Ubuntu 11.10

I am full-warned about the security issues. My question is not about that, please don't answer about it. I have to browse some website using Tor with Flash enabled, but Tor Browser Kit came with ...
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'invalid HTTP proxy (http://localhost:4001 ): bad URI' error adding a GPG key

I m installing tor I got gpg error i have install tor just 15 mint ago on my vm & it was working perfect http://www.webupd8.org/2009/09/how-to-install-tor-in-ubuntu-debian.html Adding the GPG ...
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“Could not unlink /var/run/tor/control: Permission denied” on tor start from vidalia

I updated tor to latest PPA version yesterday and it gives this when starting Tor: Jan 20 14:00:08.147 [Notice] Tor v0.2.2.16-alpha (git-61e0079ab25db6c3). This is experimental software. Do not ...
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Can't run Tor from terminal

So... I can't run Tor from my terminal. I have tried many different things, but I couldn't make it run. Once, it didn't stop to run when I wanted to. At my other attempt I also ended up failing ...
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Tor check failed though Vidalia shows green onion

I have installed tor successfully and Vidalia shows it is running without problems; however, when I check if I am using tor in this website I get an error message saying I am not using tor. I have ...
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How do i completely uninstall tor? (and then install it?)

First of all, I'm really new to Ubuntu and Tor. I've been trying to get tor working for days now and I can't seem to do it. Right now I'm trying to remove all remnants of tor/vidalia/polipo from my ...
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Can I migrate a tor hiddenservice from one user/PC to another?

Is there a way to migrate the hidden service from one PC to another? I have tried to put hiddenservice folder with host and private key in another tor, but got this error: Dec 24 00:11:38.793 [warn] ...
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Why I cannot browsing the internet using normal connection but when I using tor network it work?

Why I can't using my normal connection but when I using tor network it working? I'm using mobile broadband (ppp). I tried to use terminal and try to ping www.google.com but the result: ...
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How to use SSH with Tor?

How can I use an SSH client over Tor in Ubuntu 11.10? I already have Tor running (and successfully anonymizing HTTP traffic).
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514 Authentication required when using Tor

I have installed Vidalia and when I activate Tor and set the proxies in firefox I get the message '514 Authentication Required.'! I'm wondering what is the problem here?
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How do I get tor to use a global proxy? [closed]

I'm trying to set up my ubuntu system to use TOR globally, in all applications, but I can't seem to find any instructions for the newer releases, so everything I find it years out of date. Right now, ...
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How to make Vidalia work with Tor and Privoxy?

I installed Vidalia and Privoxy. When I start Vidalia, I get connected to the Tor network. But my IP address wont change with both browsers Opera and Chrome. My settings in proxy are set to local ...
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configure tor to use only US proxies

Can anybody tell how I can configure my tor to use only US proxies?
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How to stop tor from starting before Vidalia?

I get these errors trying to run tor with vidalia Apr 19 21:55:15.371 [Notice] Tor v0.2.1.30. This is experimental software. Do not rely on it for strong anonymity. (Running on Linux i686) Apr 19 ...
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Get Tor and Irssi working together [closed]

Hi I am trying to get Tor working with Irssi. The directions at the bottom of this page Freenode Install Link say to :~/.irssi$ tor MapAddress 10.40.40.40 p4fsi4ockecnea7l.onion Feb 12 04:26:51.101 ...
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tor stops while bootstrapping, what could be the problem?

since last week I am having a problem using tor. It says bootstrapped 10% finishing handshake with directory server and then it just stops. It might help to say that I am in Iran. Any idea how to ...