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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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tor browser not workink even after giving /usr/bin/env: Permission ""showing noting actually"" no error [closed]

In kali terminal when i use command -# ./start-tor-browser.desktop -# sh: './start-tor-browser.desktop' :Permission denied after giving Permission -# ./start-tor-browser.desktop -# /usr/bin/env: ‘./...
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Concerning tails os and proxychains - getting denied connection

I've been trying to run a wallet app in tails os ver 4.28 with no success. I'm getting denied error when using it with proxychains. Being a noob here, would someone assist me in letting me know what I'...
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Systemd: service.tor started too quickly

I'm using tor service for my script but I get this error: The job identifier is 17084 and the job result is failed. Şub 26 03:12:11 Ugroon systemd[1]: tor.service: Start request repeated too quickly. ...
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How do I block Tor on Linux?

I want to block Tor Browser on a Linux computer (Debian 10). Being more specific: I want to block local users from launching Tor browser on this machine. There is a single user account on the system ...
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How can I use onion routing system-wide?

I would like to use onion routing system-wide, instead of only on the TOR browser. I know some software isn't encrypted like email so I have to be careful with what data is transfer, but I still would ...
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How can I fix bashrc line 116 error displaying when I open my terminal?

I have tried to get rid of a certain error that displays on top of my terminal without being successful. I have tried the fi but still, the error is not gone. I edited the last line of bashrc to get ...
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how to respond server challenge with netcat/socat/telnet

I need to authenticate with SAFECOOKIE on tor's control port. https://stem.torproject.org/faq.html#i-m-using-safe-cookie-authentication https://gitweb.torproject.org/torspec.git/tree/control-spec.txt#...
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Tor (Relay) observed 2MB/s but I have 10MB/s [closed]

If I go to speedtest.net it shows me 300Mb/s download and 31Mb/s upload. Tor still observes that I have 2MB/s only. Today before nyx recored 3MB/s, Tor still observes 2MB/s. (Now 2.3MB/s) I have a ...
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Make npm work in tails

The latest tails comes with nodejs v10.24.0. Trying to get tails to run a newer node has been unsuccessful even after running script from deb.nodesource.com/setup_14x which said buster was unsupported....
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Send ssh through tor

I want to use Tor like this: ssh -N -D 8070 user@111.222.333.44 -p 22 --> Tor --> internet I understand Tor can be routed --thru port--> 8070. Also or in conjunction tor can be routed ...
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How to drop all unnecessary UDP traffic on INPUT chain?

About 2 weeks ago, I started running a Tor relay, which itself operates solely on TCP. So, I would like to drop all UDP packets, which are unneeded. But I don't know, what is actually needed (if ...
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torrc doesn't contain the "location-hidden services" section

I'm trying to create a .onion website, but my torrc file doesn't contain the ############### This section is just for location-hidden services ### part, instead, it contains only this: # This file ...
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Review iptables on a VPS (running Tor non-exit relay)

Could anyone help me with a review of my iptables rules (running a new Tor relay server), please? I'm running a Debian GNU/Linux 11 (bullseye), fully updated. I drop everything in INPUT chain by ...
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Proxychains is leaked

I am using Ubuntu 21.04 and I have configured /etc/proxychains.conf file to use tor-browser proxy. proxychains snap install dosbox-x ProxyChains-3.1 (http://proxychains.sf.net) 2021-07-03T14:28:21 ...
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Warning error while starting Tor service in Kali

I'm facing the below-mentioned issue while starting Tor service using command, ‘Tor service’, in Kali terminal, if anyone could help me out to fix this it would be a big help. root@kali:~# tor service ...
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sizing error when maximize tor browser

When I maximize tor-browser, it is becoming smaller inside. And, when I click on restore down it's looking ok. I had downloaded Tor browser from here. How to reset it's size?
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error while installing tor-browser

I was following the tutorial to install tor-browser. I was installing/unpacking the git repo. I had successfully executed following command makepkg -s When I executed sudo pacman -U tor-browser-...
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Unable to unpack tor-browser git repo

I was going to install tor-browser. I had download package from here. I had cloned a git repo git clone https://aur.archlinux.org/tor-browser.git Then, I was trying to unpack it. cd tor-browser ...
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How to install tor browser in Kali Linux?

How to install Tor Browser in Kali linux? Is it possible to install Tor Browser using the package manager in the same way as Debian 11?
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build tor-browser on Linux aarch64 (Raspberry Pi 4)

I am trying to build torbrowser on a Linux (kali) machine running on Raspberry Pi4 (ARMv8=aarch64) but cannot figure out how. I cannot use normal tor (the one installed with sudo apt install tor or ...
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Use Tor Browser as Default alongside Firefox in GNOME

My system comes with Firefox as its browser and I have installed Tor Browser for my user. It took me a while to determine how to register Tor Browser as GNOME's default browser (Settings > Details &...
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How to redirect all network traffic through Tor?

The Tor browser only directs it's traffic through tor. How can I do the same with all of the network traffic on Ubuntu? Are there any programs or packages to do this?
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Application from /opt has no permissions

I want to install the Tor Browser on Kubuntu. I tend to slap everything into ~, but it quickly gets messy. So, I'd like to install them "properly". I downloaded the Tor Browser, ran sudo cp -...
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How to use unix domain socket for tor socks

I am trying to setup a unix socks socket for tor usage instead of port 9050 in the hopes to gain a tiny bit of performance. However I am getting the below error: Oct 21 11:53:54 HOSTNAME Tor[992986]: ...
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Tor Browser launcher quits immediately

I tried to run Tor Browser, installed from the Ubuntu 20.04 official repository. First the browser just wouldn't start: $ torbrowser-launcher Tor Browser Launcher By Micah Lee, licensed under MIT ...
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Make Tor use only one specified ip address

I want to use a specific ip from Tor without changing it, even if Tor restart/close. I'm aware that by using Tor, either by using custom flags on Tor service/process, or by editing the config, one can ...
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Tor Launcher Command Analysis

I'm very beginner interested in scripting and right now I'm just curious what executes every part of the following command (from Tor launcher) sh -c '"/home/user/tor-browser_en-US/Browser/start-...
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peg thunderbird to older version or install a second instance

I am thinking of trying the thunderbird add-on torbirdy The problem is, it only works up to Thunderbird version 60.2.1 from October 2018. I am running Debian Buster which updates Thunderbird ...
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curl: (7) Can't complete SOCKS5 connection to 0.0.0.0:0. (1)

I'm using zeta0/alpine-tor, yet I am getting mixed results while trying to access two separate .onion address(s): # docker run -d -p 5566:5566 -p 2090:2090 -e tors=25 zeta0/alpine-tor ...
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How to install tor on RHEL8

I am unable to install tor on RHEL8.1. I create a repository file: /etc/yum.repos.d/tor.repo containing [tor] name=Tor experimental repo enabled=1 baseurl=http://deb.torproject.org/torproject.org/rpm/...
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Somehow, someway, gpg: no valid OpenPGP data found

Trying to install tor through this websites guide. Working well, until I reach a SIGNATURE VERIFICATION FAILED error. They said to run this command to fix the key: gpg --homedir "$HOME/.local/share/...
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Debian Tor Node - Can't update to newer version

I run a tor node on debian. Nyx says that my version (0.2.9.16 (git-9ef571339967c1e5)) is obsolete. But when I try to do apt update && apt upgrade, nothing happens, all packages seem up to ...
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How do I update tor in Devuan

Well, I was trying to enter some onion sites but I wasn't able to, so I checked my tor version and it was Tor version 0.2.9.16 (git-9ef571339967c1e5)., do you guys know how to update on the console?
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Cannot install tor because of libevent

I am trying to install tor on Kali Linux 2019.4 and keep getting the following issue after running apt-get install tor. Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Separate clipboard for torbrowser [duplicate]

I'm running torbrowser on Debian. klipper saves the history of my clipboard. I would like to desactivate this feature for tor browser, so that I can use the copy-paste functions "locally", without ...
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No multiple *.onion domain possible

I have some problems with adding a second *.onion address. I added following: HiddenServiceDir /var/lib/tor/hidden_service/ HiddenServicePort 80 127.0.0.1:80 HiddenServiceDir /var/lib/tor/...
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Debian Tor Browser Showing a Black Screen

I’ve just moved from Stretch to Buster with a Cinnamon desktop. This more or less does everything I need except that I also load stable firefox (using snap), AirVPN and Tor from the buster-backport ...
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IP address not changed using Tor via CLI

I have installed Tor via the CLI and rebooted. I call service tor start and get prompted to enter my root password. To confirm the service is running I call service tor status which confirms Tor is ...
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What 'file sets' to install on a basic OpenBSD server to be used as a Tor relay?

I want to install a minimal OpenBSD 6.5 (x86_64) server to run a Tor relay. On Debian I would select ssh-server and usually standard system utilities in tasksel for a basic server install. What is the ...
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script runs under my user but fails under root and cron

Using some google and questions, I made this bash script if [[ $(curl --socks5 localhost:9050 --socks5-hostname localhost:9050 -s https://check.torproject.org/ | cat | grep -m 1 Congratulations | ...
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Having trouble installing Vidalia

I am trying to install Vidalia on my Ubuntu 18.04 following this https://people.torproject.org/~sysrqb/webwml/docs/debian-vidalia.html.en However gpg --keyserver keys.gnupg.net --recv 886DDD89 ...
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use Tor to redirect terminal command using HTTPTunnelPort

I am trying to redirect terminal commands through Tor. However i get the following error when I want to check my public IP address. $ curl https://ipinfo.io/ip curl: (35) OpenSSL SSL_connect: ...
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How do I change route (IP) of tor service from the command line?

I'm using the tor package coming with the debian-testing distribution: Package: tor Version: 0.3.5.8-1 I'm frequently using it in combination with proxychains like: proxychains -q curl -s -L https:/...
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Tor service not working, says active (exited)

I am trying to run the tor service on a Debian Stretch machine, and it works intermittently. However, after every successful start, upon the time I try to start it again, it doesn't work. By this I ...
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ssh config to "prepend" torsocks

I can reach my phone using: torsocks ssh myphone if I have this in my .ssh/config: Host myphone User u0_a162 Port 2222 HostName umqkh75wp2chf5av5esqhtyzedmw4it76dvs7ild2rikbcek6eyqfsqd.onion ...
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apt-get over proxy, error "405 Method Not Allowed"

I try to setup the Advanced Packaging Tool (apt-get) to work over TOR. The Web-Browser is working fine, YouTube-DL needs --proxy "socks5://127.0.0.1:9050", wget douse not work wget: unable to resolve ...
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How can I torify my entire Arch Linux system?

I use an Arch-based distro (Parabola GNU/Linux-libre), and I'd like to torify my whole system (I know the risks). I've read the Tor wiki page from ArchWiki, but I'm unable to torify all my programs ...
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Running Tor service in the jail environment

I want to torify my FreeBSD old machine purposed to mainly darknet activities. Questions: Should I worry about these errors during creating jail? Warning: Some services already seem to be listening ...
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Delete User in /etc/group

i have tor install on my raspberry. *:/home/bitcoin $ cat /etc/group | grep debian-tor debian-tor:x:116:bitcoin,root,pi over can i add a user sudo usermod -a -G debian-tor bitcoin but how can i ...
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Does cron modify execution environment and make tor servce not change exit node?

According to https://unix.stackexchange.com/a/478636/674, cron modifies the execution environment to execute a job. When I run sudo service tor reload twice directly in bash, it always shows two ...
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