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

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BAD signature when trying to verify SHA256SUMS for Bionic Beaver ISO

I am attempting to verify my download of Bionic Beaver on Windows 7. I feel like I am missing something very obvious. I went to http://releases.ubuntu.com/bionic/ and clicked on both SHA256SUMS and ...
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When launching Tor, after it initializes and launches it doesn't appear in the sidebar of GNOME

When I launch Tor Browser, the initial window that displays initialization process is visible on the dock among my favorites and open windows, but the actual Tor Browser window that opens after that ...
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Problem setting shortcut for Tor Browser

I've installed Tor Browser and I can run it buy the command: ./start-tor-browser.desktop This command works as long as the Tor icon(the globe icon) is in : /home/user/tor-browser_de/ and I am also ...
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Tor browser not working on Ubuntu 18.10

When I run torbrowser-launcher installed from the repository I get the following error: $ torbrowser-launcher Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/torbrowser-launcher", line 29, in &...
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For every tarball I've ever tried to install from, I get bash: ./configure: No such file or directory

I have had 3 Ubuntu computers in my (relatively short) linux lifetime. On every single one, I have never been able to install from a tarball. I've looked everywhere, but there seems to always be a ...
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How to show correct ip in applet menu bar with indicator-ip?

I'm on ubuntu-mate 18.04 I use a vpn and indicator-ip applet shows good ip when start and stop vpn. But when i get tor in whole system, applet allays shows vpn address. when i use indicator-ip -i ...
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Kubuntu 18.04 Tor Browser don't use gtk theme set by .gtkrc-2.0

Tor browser is using light theme (breeze?) although in system settings i set arc-darker as theme for gtk apps. I tried setting GTK2_RC_FILES to my .gtkrc-2.0 but it didn't help. Is there a way to make ...
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Lock in registry value

How can I lock in the registry value true for org.gtk.Settings.FileChooser.show-hidden? The value is automatically modified to false on specific actions. If I cannot lock in the value, how can I ...
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Add Tor to Ubuntu launcher [duplicate]

I installed tor from here I want to launch it from all apps.
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Toggleable system-wide Tor?

I've set up Tor on my system with torsocks by adding 127.0.0.1:9050 to Ubuntu's network proxy settings (set to manual). I can confirm this works as intended by comparing IP addresses and using https://...
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Tor may be missing or inaccessible

this was my installation of tor that resulted in the error message Tor may be missing or inaccessible sudo wget https://www.torproject.org/dist/torbrowser/8.0.2/tor-browser-linux64-8.0.2_en-US.tar.xz ...
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how to setup Akregator to use the Tor network

I would like to setup Akregator (or an alternative RSS reader) to catch feeds and browse over Tor. I would not like to change system-wide network settings, so all other network traffic should not be ...
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How do I install Tor Onion Browser on Ubuntu 16.04?

I followed the tutorial for Ubuntu 16.04 and got a SIGNATURE VERIFICATION FAILED! error when trying to launch the program. So I re-inputted this in command line: gpg --homedir "$HOME/.local/...
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Tor's .desktop entry does not work: “Exec” key with reserved characters

When installing the Tor-Browser, one can create a .desktop entry in ~/.local/share/applications/ in order to be able to open tor using an application's launcher. This is proving problematic on my end. ...
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How do I get every program that connects to the internet to do so through my VPN?

I've been trying to install the Android Studio app for 5 days. But I have not succeeded so far. To install Android, you need to install Java. And when I want to install Java, this message shows: ...
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Tor started by root although configured as debian-tor

Upon booting Ubuntu 18 tor does not start correctly and gives the error message [warn] /var/lib/tor is not owned by this user (root, 0) but by debian-tor (122). Perhaps you are running Tor as the ...
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How do I start tor that is resident on a usb?

I downloaded tor and extracted it to my desktop. I can run tor using ./start-tor-browser. I want to run tor from a usb, so I can carry it with me - one of tor's advertised advantages. I moved the ...
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18.04 TOR Relay Error “Could not bind to 0.0.0.0:9050: Address already in use. Is Tor already running?”

First off - very much a newbie with Ubuntu. Have been running it on an old computer for about 12 months with a TOR relay running. Followed multiple how-to's and finally got it working. However, just ...
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Open Tor from specific Firefox urls

I have Firefox and Tor installed on my Ubuntu 18.04. Day to day I mostly use Firefox, but in some specific cases I want to open a webpage using Tor. For example, say I want to open askubuntu.com in ...
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How can one direct emulator traffic All traffic through tor when

Im using ubuntu with tor browser and would like to redirect genymotion traffic through tor without having to use orbort. How can one do this?
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How can one direct traffic through tor when using terminal in ubuntu

I'm using Ubuntu with tor browser and would like to direct all traffic through tor, most specifically redirecting ALL traffic from terminal through tor?
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Tor instructions don't work for Bionic Beaver

I'm trying to install Tor on Ubuntu the way that the Tor website says and I'm getting nowhere. I added these to the first file then the second then both at the same time. You need to add the ...
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TOR service not really working

I've just installed tor via apt, and it seems that service is working fine: $ sudo service tor status ● tor.service - Anonymizing overlay network for TCP (multi-instance-master) Loaded: loaded (/...
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ubuntu 18.04 Tor transparent proxy

I'm trying to set up a machine with two net interfaces eth0 connected to the internet router eth1 connected to a switch with other machines I would like to route all traffic transparently for other ...
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How to soft link an app to add it's shortcut to start menu in xubuntu?

I'm launching tor browser from my home folder. I want it's shortcut to be placed in my start menu. I'm using xubuntu 18.04. I tried the following but the shortcut is not appearing in start menu. ln -...
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How do I install Tor Browser on Ubuntu 17.10? [duplicate]

Having a nightmare with this. Windows 10 laptop running Lubuntu 17.10 in VirtualBox. I downloaded the file tor-browser-linux64-7.5.3_en-US.tar.xz from the website, it went into my Downloads folder. ...
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Tor starts as Firefox

the machine is running ubuntu 16.04. Firefox is the standart browser (59.0). Tor (english, 64 bit) has been installed today from https://www.torproject.org/projects/torbrowser.html.en using this as ...
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unable to reinstall Tor browser in ubuntu 17.10

I have already installed tor browser in ubuntu 17.10.but it was not able to open.so i have remove tor insall. sudo apt-get remove tor Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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Can someone correct me where I went wrong

I'm trying to sandbox Tor in Firejail for several days now. I'm going to go through step by step just so you know where I'm at. step one is to use a custom profile for Tor, right? So to do this you ...
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Trying to build custom profile for Firejail, need some help.

I've been trying to learn how to sandbox applications with Firejail. However the application I wish to sandbox, Tor Browser, does not have a default profile. So from what I've been reading I need to ...
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Use Torify for Android Studio: Operation not permitted

I'm trying to cross Android Studio from Tor By using torify. I run Android Studio by: sudo torify ./studio.sh after launch Android Studio this message occurred: Operation not permitted (Socket ...
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Ubuntu OpenVpn to Tor

I have never posted on here before so i appologise if i have posted this is the wrong place or it has been asked before. I have an OpenVpn server which also has Tor installed. I am wondering, just ...
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How to connect the Electrum Tor Wallet?

Found THIS helpful advice, but none of the servers work for me, no matter which SSL Port I use. If I uncheck the SSL box, the port always jumps back to 500001 instead 500002 or 500003. If I check it ...
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How do I set up Electrum Tor Wallet (for XVG) right?

I followed a step-by-step tutorial to set up Electrum (Tor) for Ubuntu 16.04. After sudo pip install pyasn1 pyasn1-modules pbkdf2 tlslite qrcode I ignored the first orange notification, that the ...
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Tor Browser Bundle/Tor and IPTables: Seeking a Working Setup

I am trying to set a policy for iptables for Tor and particularly Tor Browser Bundle, something apparently rare, judging from searches online which have never found me an iptable setup for TBB and ...
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How to set tor over another proxy?

I can't connect tor directly, have to run tor over another proxy. I know it is very easy to set by gui on Windows, but how to do this in ubuntu(no gui) ? For example, I need alter this Dockerfile ...
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The command for setting keyboard shortcut for tor browser or open it via terminal

I wanted to set keyboard shortcut for tor browser. So i need a command which opens tor browser. I installed .tar.gz file of tor browser,which installed in my home directory: /home/sina/tor-browser-...
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Problem with proxy after installing tor

Recently I installed Tor on my ubuntu(17.10) and then I figured it out that Tor has set to the wide computer's internet. HTTP = 127.0.0.1:8118 SOCKS = 127.0.0.1:9050 When I disable the proxy in ...
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Where to find compile/build configuration - Problem with Tor from source [duplicate]

Since I need to patch tor that does not yet support binding on a link-local ipv6 address, I compiled it from source. The compile is successful (with minor warnings on the ar command) but the ...
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use tor to run jar file in Ubuntu terminal

how to run jar file using tor or torsocks or torify in Ubuntu terminal ? I tried this but it doesn't work : nohup torsocks java -jar tortest.jar & also this one doesn't work : nohup torify ...
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I can't run tor via terminal after installed it(also from terminal)

I kept seeing this out put ~$ tor Nov 03 00:47:48.405 [notice] Tor 0.2.9.11 (git-aa8950022562be76) running on Linux with Libevent 2.0.21-stable, OpenSSL 1.0.2g and Zlib 1.2.8. Nov 03 00:47:48.405 [...
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Cannot install libevent for tor

When I try to install Tor, APT complains about libevent: $ sudo apt install tor Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not ...
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Which Tor to install on Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS? [duplicate]

I do not understand what option to install on this instruction https://www.torproject.org/docs/debian.html.en#ubuntu "Tor" or "Tor from source" , what's the difference?
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How to use Tor with terminal? [duplicate]

I have installed Tor on my system and in terminal the status shows it is active, but I cannot use it on Firefox. What should I do?
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What is the “GeoIP database for Tor” update needed for?

Today the system asked me to download and install a GeoIP database update for Tor, and I don't know what it is and why it's necessary. I have Tor Browser installed on my PC (with Ubuntu 16.04) but I ...
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How do you hide ipv6 address using proxychains with tor?

When using proxychains with tor, I am able to hide my ipv4 address with a random ipv4 address, though when checking my ipv6 address on http://test-ipv6.com/ it still gives me my real ipv6 address. I ...
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How to force ICMP to run through TOR?

As far as I know, ping send ICMP echo request to host. And ICMP is the layer 3 of OSI model. But TOR use TCP , which is the layer 4 of OSI model. So ping can't be run through TOR normally. But here ...
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No access to Internet after uninstalling Tor

I uninstalled Tor, it seems like I didn't cleared it correctly, I tried this for uninstalling '$ sudo apt-get purge tor vidalia tor-dbg torsocks torchat tor-geo* tor-arm redsocks onioncat obfsproxy ...
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How to print tor external ip in terminal

I want to print external ip when the system is connected to tor proxy. ie. tor exit node IP. I have found plenty of ways, by using online services. But i have found that most of the servers are ...
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How to force fully close tor browser

I am trying to close the tor browser by killing the process using command sudo kill pid but tor browser is not closing it is showing pop up Restarting Tor will not close your browser tabs ...