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 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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 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 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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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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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 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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 run Tor as a bridge only (without being a client)

I want to configure my /etc/tor/torrc to be a bridge, but not to waste precious Tor bandwidth. Now I'm using Tor to everything (including email and Youtube) and I don't want this. I'm wasting Tor, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Set Tor Browser as default browser?

I would like Ubuntu to automatically use the Tor Browser as its default browser. As it launches from the script start-tor-browser and is perhaps not truly "installed" in the same way as Firefox or ...
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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 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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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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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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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 ...