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 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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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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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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Use squid3 on same machine in tor browser 3.5

I'm using Tor Browser bundle 3.5.3 and squid3 (version 3.3.8) on Ubuntu 13.10 as transparent HTTP proxy on the same machine (i.e. not usual setup on gateway). I redirect HTTP request through squid ...
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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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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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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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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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Problems with Skype (4.2.0.11)? 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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?

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?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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tor browser crashes with 'error 126'

I am currently running ubuntu 10.04 on a Dell Dimension E510 w/1gb ram dual intel pentium 4 3ghz processors - kernel is 2.6.32-55-generic - after running start tor browser i get an error message - ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 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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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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gnutls_handshake() failed after using Tor Browser

After using Tor Browser, I can't use apt-get update and git pull. I downloaded Tor Browser source(I didn't install it) and opened it and used it. After using Tor browser I've noticed that I can't use ...
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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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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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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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Configure chrome to use validia

I've installed Validia on Ubuntu 12.04 but as I understood chrome doesn't configure to use Validia for browsing. Any idea how to do that?
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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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Tor location problem

i had freshly installed Ubuntu 13.10 64 bit then i installed tor from the software center when i try to open it i get the following when i press show settings i get "/usr/sbin/tor" in the "start ...
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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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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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Tor installation

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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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 ...