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

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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 ...
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Configuring squid3 with Tor [closed]

In this guide there are instructions for configuring privyproxy with Tor, but not for squid or squid3. So, how squid3 conf file should be modified to make it work with Tor?
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How to get pianobar working with tor and polipo

Wanting to listen to Pandora from outside the US, I followed the instructions here and changed my /etc/tor/torrc file according to the instructions here. I learned about pianobar, a console-based ...
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Can't Install TOR on Ubuntu Netbook 10.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install tor? I downloaded the tar.gz file from TORproject .org and unzipped it. I clicked everything inside the directories but nothing happened. I also tried to ...
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How to install Tor?

I tried to install Tor on my new version of Ubuntu but it seems that Tor is not available in repositories. How else can I do it?