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I'm trying to ping a host through TOR and Proxychains.

I have proxychains configured to work with TOR with:

socks4         127.0.0.1 9050

in proxychains.conf and I have TOR service running.

I then try proxychains ping google.com and get this output:

ProxyChains-3.1 (http://proxychains.sf.net)
PING google.co.uk (**.**.136.94) 56(84) bytes of data.
64 bytes from **.**.136.94: icmp_req=1 ttl=36 time=855 ms
64 bytes from **.**.136.94: icmp_req=2 ttl=36 time=72.5 ms
64 bytes from **.**.136.94: icmp_req=3 ttl=36 time=148 ms

showing that it's not going through TOR. For some reason only proxychains iceweasel seems to go through TOR. Everything else doesn't.

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TOR only supports TCP, not UDP or ICMP.

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