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Chrome 7 keeps showing a dialog saying: 514 Authentication Required when I use TOR.

How I solve this?

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Did you follow these directions?...lifehacker.com/5614732/… –  Moab Oct 26 '10 at 21:45
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thanks, but it doesn't solve my problem. Chrome shows me the following message: 514 Authentication Required, when using Proxy Switchy! extension with Tor. Help ME! –  Junior Oct 27 '10 at 18:30

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I found this to work: I have the Tor Bundle installed which is Firefox 7 + Tor. To make Chrome work with it I did this on Windows:

I created a shortcut to Chrome, right-clicked on the shortcut > Properties. There on the Shortcut tab in the Target field is the address of the executable, like:

C:\Chrome\chrome.exe

Add the proxy details after it so it looks like:

C:\Chrome\chrome.exe --proxy-server=";socks=127.0.0.1:9051;sock4=127.0.0.1:9051;sock5=127.0.0.1:9051" --incognito check.torproject.org

This will set it to use SOCKS proxy on localhost (127.0.0.1) on port 9051 (not sure where this is set, Tor's settings seem to use that), and check.torproject.org is just the address it will open with.

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You tried to use Tor as a http proxy. Tor isn't a http proxy!

2 solutions :

1 (the best) - install a private web proxy likes polipo ou privproxy, proxy switchy will control this setup (chrome/web proxy on top of tor)

2 - you configure chrome to use a socks proxy (in the panel options/under the hood/change proxy settings/internet propriety/lan settings/proxy server/advanced/servers, fill the socks fields with the tor settings : localhost and the tor's port)

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Make sure you have the HTTP space empty. Only fill in the localhost for the socks. The IP is hidden successfully.

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