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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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Accidentally deleted tor from /usr/sbin

I deleted tor from /usr/sbin, but after installing tor from web I placed the executable into /usr/sbin. Does it make any issue? Second question is, before removing from /usr/sbin when I typed which ...
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How to run tor service with snowflake?

How to install and use tor with snowflake bridge on Ubuntu 20.04?
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How to use tor systemwide in Ubuntu?

I wanted to run a python script with tor. But inside the python script there are other services which returns error when torified. Hence I am not able to run the script with torify. So I decided to ...
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Firefox and Plex not connecting to internet (Ubuntu 20.04)

Since yesterday, my ubuntu 20.04 laptop doesn't connect to the internet. TOR-browser is the only thing connecting to the internet. I tried to update and got: maxim@bolleboom:~$ sudo apt update Err:1 ...
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Running sudo in a torified shell

I am running a torified shell (. torsocks on) and for some reason I am unable to run commands with sudo privileges. I get the following error: bash: /usr/bin/su: Operation not permitted. I've tried ...
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Unable to execute command in `Alt' + `F2'

I want to set a shortcut for my tor browser. My tor folder is in my $HOME directory. In order to execute it, I should run: start-tor-browser when I'm in ~/tor-browser-linux64-8.5.3_en-US/tor-...
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Unable to Access internet via Chrome or Chromium Browser.Access possible only through Tor Browser

I am having problem connecting to internet via Chrome/Chromium Browsers,When I try I receive the error DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_BAD_CONFIG. I am using Ubuntu 20.4 Desktop Background information The browsers ...
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Syntax error when I use Terminal caused by tor proxy

I get this error when I open a terminal: Bash: /home/admin/.bashrc: line 118: syntax error: unexpected end of file This started after I manually edited the .bashrc file to remove the tor proxy.
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How to automatically restart Ubuntu service if it gets killed by OOM killer?

In my case that service is Tor. System log (journalctl -k|grep -i tor) shows that the kernel is killing the service (or its parts?) due to OOM. So i wanted to automatically restart tor? ls /usr/lib/...
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server certificate verification failed. CAfile: /etc/ssl/certs/ca-certificates.crt CRLfile: none

I am trying to follow steps described on Tor Project Debian Repository page to install latest LTS tor packages. When I run the apt update command, I am getting following error <omitted unrelated ...
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Installing tor in Ubuntu 18 Bionic: "No installation candidate"

Hello can someone please help me with this problem? I tried to create tor.list according to torproject.org, but that did not work (unsigned etc..), so I removed it. I would expect that tor is ...
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Cannot install tor in Ubuntu bionic [duplicate]

When trying apt update there is error E: The repository 'https://deb.torproject.org/torproject.org bionic Release' no longer has a Release file. N: Updating from such a repository can't be done ...
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how to reconnect to tor network without restarting tor-browser

Sometimes tor-browser gets slow while loading webpages, I think its the problems of node(s) and needs to be refreshed to get the new node, restarting tor-browser is my way to regain the speed, is not ...
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problem in using the selektor for Firefox in Ubuntu

I have installed the selektor and tried to use the below part of this instruction. You will then be able to use Tor (via Privoxy) as a regular HTTP proxy. To do this, install Privoxy: sudo apt-get ...
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How do I stop Ubuntu 20.04 from asking me my password everytime I run the TOR service?

I'm trying to run a script that uses TOR which restarts every time it finishes, but Ubuntu keeps asking me for my password. Sorry, I'm very new to all of this. Thanks guys Screenshot
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Proxychains work and dont work with tor

Everything works smoothly until I look up on google "Whats my ip" and it actually shows my real IPv4, but only when I go to other websites to track my ip everything works very well. Another ...
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unable to create onion domain

# This file was generated by Tor; if you edit it, comments will not be preserved # The old torrc file was renamed to torrc.orig.1, and Tor will ignore it Hidden Service HiddenServiceDir /var/lib/tor/...
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can't configure proxychains on Ubuntu

I have the mode set to "dynamic", and have strict and random commented out. I set an HTTP proxy up heres my proxychains.conf file: http 110.78.114.161 8080 socks4 127.0.0.1 9050 and where ...
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How to open local file or url in Tor browser?

I've just installed Tor-browser and I want to make it default system browser but can't because it can't do simple things like opening local files or urls. When I enter in terminal: torbrowser-launcher ...
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Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1) and weird apt errors [duplicate]

when ever i use apt i get an error. for example: ~$ sudo apt install -f libplayerctl-dev Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following ...
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tor browser loading but Nothing to see on ubuntu 20.04 ... please help

I can run tor services for my other apps (telegram for example but the tor browser app doesn't work and I don't know what to do ...I have tried to use the tor launcher app but nothing ... my system is ...
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Tor loop issue to this mess

So I have been using Tor browser for a while now and a some time ago I encountered an issue I started getting the 'There is already a Tor browser open, close it to start a new Tor' message, (I know ...
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How to make the output of command "tor" to print the last word which is "Done"? [duplicate]

When I run the command tor in cli it shows something like this: May 10 22:41:08.743 [notice] Tor 0.4.5.7 running on Linux with Libevent 2.1.12-stable, OpenSSL 1.1.1k, Zlib 1.2.11, Liblzma 5.2.5, ...
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Access Docker container's HTTP port via Tor hidden service

I have a docker container which I'm using as my personal task manager. I have exposed the HTTP port of the docker container to port 8080 of my host machine (Ubuntu). While I'm on my local network, I ...
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Cant launch TOR process? [warn] Could not bind to 127.0.0.1:54: Permission denied

This is the error I get when trying to launch tor its been working running great for a month but suddenly It stopped working and i trying to kill the process and start it again now I'm getting this ...
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Ubuntu firewall issue

I've broken my ubuntu's dns/firewall settings. I've installed toroxy and dnscrypt and after its deletion I don't have an internet connection even to my router. ping 192.168.100.1 # router address ping ...
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Have a Malformed Sources.List line and Don't Know How to Correct It [duplicate]

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 20.04. I tried about 4 different commands to install Tor browser and the first 3 failed. Finally I found step-by-step instructions from HowToGeek.com and they worked ...
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DPKG lock-frontend file issue [duplicate]

Ok So I am trying to install tor browser by commands apt-get install tor torbrowser-launcher also tried sudo apt-get install tor torbrowser-launcher but The error I am getting is E: Could not open ...
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Setting up TOR on a router

I've asked a much more complicated version of this question a week ago with many views but no responses, so I'm going to simplify the question here. I understand that there is a TOR browser that can ...
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Problem with $ source torsocks off

(edit: Ubuntu 20) I installed TOR and then "torified" my shell with: $ echo ". torsocks on" >> ~/.bashrc Then, not related, I ran into some issues with TOR and had to purge ...
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How to start Tor on Ubuntu Touch OTA-15 (Libertine Container)?

I am trying to make may Volla Phone Tor-only (all traffic goes through Tor). I created a container in Libertine and I am connected to my phone through SSH. I installed Tor: libertine-container-manager ...
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What is the meaning of "dummy %k" at the end of Exec key in start-tor-browser.desktop file

I'm trying to understand how the start-tor-browser.desktop file works, especially the Exec key. Here it is: Exec=sh -c '"$(dirname "$*")"/Browser/start-tor-browser --detach || ([ ! ...
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Trying to install tor but packages have unmet dependencies [duplicate]

I have tried uninstalling with purge and reinstalling with apt-get but it seems like I have something that wont let me install tor. Here is the message it gives ROOTUSER :~# apt-get install tor ...
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Tor won't start by itself

I've been using Tor Browser for a while and it's always worked fine, but now when I click on the Tor icon nothing happens. The solution I've found for now is running this from the Tor Browser ...
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Unable to install Tor Browser

I seem to be unable to install the tor-browser on my end at all. I have Ubuntu 20.04 and have tried multiple methods of installing the browser, from downloading directly from the tor website to using ...
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I wanna run Ubuntu on a USB like Tails OS but without the TOR Network [duplicate]

I installed tails on a USB and everything was great but when I tried to browse the web, I get it is anonymous but it makes it slower than normal to load websites or videos online. The point is I want ...
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Is Tor Browser installation broken?

Running Tor Browser on Ubuntu 20.04 results in this output: $ torbrowser-launcher Tor Browser Launcher By Micah Lee, licensed under MIT version 0.3.2 https://github.com/micahflee/torbrowser-launcher ...
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Why did Tor stop working? (Won't launch)

I've been using Tor browser for months but, possibly after the latest update, it now refuses to launch. I set Tor to 'run in terminal' so I could see any errors and when starting it shows this, but ...
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Ubuntu Touch: How do I apt-get install?

I'm not particularly tech savvy by any means, but I was recently gifted a very nice Nexus 5 running Ubuntu Touch and I'm having a heck of a time figuring it out even with google searches for ...
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torsocks/torify ssh doesn't work as regular user in ubuntu 20.04

Clean installation of Ubuntu 20.04, when trying to connect as a regular user to ssh-server published in .onion, torsocks ssh blabla.onion I get an error: WARNING torsocks[10558]: [syscall] ...
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Stopping TOR when the torsocks has been "source"d in bash

How can I stop Tor ? I wanted to use Tor for every internet use in ubuntu but a command on internet makes this problem. on start terminal I see this message : Command '.torsocks' not found, did you ...
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Tor mode activated in shell

I recently added tor via this site, and ran torsocks through $ echo ". torsocks on" >> ~/.bashrc Now each time I open terminal, I have a log of turning on/off tor: Is there any way to ...
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How to reset software package configurations? [duplicate]

I've been trying to set up a tor relay, but I ended up deleting the /etc/tor/torrc configuration file after messing it up too much and figuring that tor would create a new unmodified config file after ...
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TOR Ubuntu network PROXY setting for chrome

I have seen this post and want to use tor Proxy setting in my chrome browser, so for find local Ip and checking the IP the network proxy used this site: https://suip.biz/?act=myip And by the above ...
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tor starts on boot automatically

when i boot ubuntu,tor starts automatically i tried to delete its symbolic link from rc5.d directory but still its running from boot Ubuntu uses runlevel 5 by default so why tor should start again? ...
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Having Qt issues when installing Tor [closed]

Trying to install tor browser using sudo apt install -y torbrowser-launcher. Everything installs fine with no errors, then I run torbrowser-launcher and get this. $ torbrowser-launcher Tor Browser ...
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Installing Tor for anonymous browsing on Ubuntu 20.04 [duplicate]

How to install Tor with just Tor browser on Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa?
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How to keep the tor browser updated?

To follow up on a few tor questions, how is the tor browser kept up-to-date? Surely, surely, manually downloading it periodically isn't the norm. see also: Tor Browser doesnt launch how to launch ...
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Lubuntu 18.04 Bionic: Tor browser installation - SIGNATURE VERIFICATION FAILED

I was trying to install Tor browser using apt (sudo apt install torbrowser-launcher), but I got "SIGNATURE VERIFICATION FAILED" error. None of the following solutions that I had found online worked ...
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Failed Tor install on xubuntu

I installed Tor today, 02APR20. Install placed a icon on panel and loaded the startup manager. Neither Tor nor the manager will open and when I try, a program "Installing Tor For the First time ...
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