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Using HTTrack (or similar) with Tor

If I have a refurbished machine and I want to crawl a .onion site (with a login screen) using something like HTTrack, what is the best way to do this? Should I re-route all of my connections through ...
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if I use https, can someone (who monitors my wifi) see what I am doing? [on hold]

I use a public wifi. I wonder if someone would be able to see what I am doing over the internet when I use https. And for plain http? What could I do to be safer? Using tor? But what about the other ...
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How would you answer - What is Tor? [on hold]

if some one asked you what is Tor ? how would you answer it? i understand Tor is a network of specially configured nodes, commonly called relays or bridges which transmits traffic. From a client to a ...
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How to install Unity Web Player for TOR browser?

I want to test my Unity Web app. I've made an onion site according to this instruction. (But used Apache instead of Savant). When I download a unity web player installer through TOR, and install it, ...
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What is Tor used for

I know that Tor can give you high level anonymity on the internet, but I have always been wondering why it can really be used for. Is it just for protection that sites cannot "steal" your information, ...
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How to use OpenVPN on Whonix Workstation?

I've checked the documentation and googled it like a mad man. It's supposedly straight-forward as it should just go through the gateway with no problems. But I am getting one error after another with ...
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Tor on Google App Engine Launcher

I have installed Google App Engine SDK for Python on Windows 8.1. I use Vidalia Bridge Bundle and the Chrome extension Proxy SwitchySharp to access the net through Tor. But the problem seem to be it ...
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'fail to add torrent' error nexus 5

Trying to use torrent download on nexus 5 modded rom slimkat 4.4. Keep getting error ~ 'falied to add torrent from source target'. Tried using utorrent and ttorrent-lite, and have not had any success. ...
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How to know if an application is using system proxy and tor network?

I'm using socks proxy to connect to Tor network by Vidalia (relay) and it's working fine. I have set the system proxy via Control panel » Internet options to use socks proxy. So no need to add ...
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Why is traffic not going through OpenVPN on Liberte (Tor)?

I am working on a 'Liberte Linux > OpenVPN > Tor > VPN server > Internet' and have hit a brickwall. OpenVPN appears to connect to the VPN server succesfully using TOr as a SOCKS proxy. But after ...
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Tor with apparmor on the Ubuntu. operation=“file_perm” DENIED

My Tor instance with default apparmor shield on the latest Ubuntu 14.04 LTS made this: # cat /var/log/audit/audit.log* | grep -i system_tor type=AVC msg=audit(1399978241.577:290464): ...
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Proxychains & TOR ping

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 ...
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How do I setup a VPN behind Tor in Tails?

I would like the following setup: Tails -> Tor -> VPN. My limited knowledge on the matter tells me that this would render me "anonymous" to the VPN and provide me with some privacy with regards to ...
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Tor and RTP communication

Does anyone know if it is real to have VoIP communication over TOR? Is this possible in means that call voice can be delayed about 150 ms? Can this be somehow solved in TOR clients? Thanks.
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Tor Browser Bundle - how to get new IP in OS X without browser restart

The new version of Tor Browser Bundle (https://www.torproject.org/projects/torbrowser.html.en) doesn't have Vidalia (https://www.torproject.org/projects/vidalia.html.en) but only Firefox plugin ...
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ssh via socks proxy with TOR

My aim is to ssh to a machine running openssh server, and I want this connection be through a socks proxy made by tor. I've been searching and can only find how to configure ssh to create a socks ...
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SSH communication to go through Tor

I've been trying this more specifically the SSH: Method 3 (socat). At the end of the method it says: If you want every SSH communication to go through Tor, you can even say : Host * ProxyCommand ...
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Can't run ssh through tor network

I can ssh to a machine running openssh. I want to add anonymity which is why I am interested in Tor. I came accross this and I'm trying SSH: Method 3 (socat). This is what my sshd_config file looks ...
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How to run Tor as proxy for local network

I'm trying to use Tor as standalone socks server available for whole local network. I've set up connection in my torcc file as follows: #listen on all IPs SocksListenAddress 0.0.0.0 SocksPort 9150 ...
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Proxy System On OpenWRT

I'm looking for advice for a project I'm working on. I Have a router running openWRT. I am trying to setup a proxy system at my school. The School blocks everything, and I want to host a separate WiFi ...
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How to use Firefox in tor bundle independently?

How to use Firefox in the TOR browser bundle independently without need of connecting to TOR network so that it can be used as regular Firefox browser for fastest 28 Mbps fiber net I try removing tor ...
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Cannot use Tor browser when specifying control port

I downloaded the latest version of Tor. In Data/Tor/torrc I added the following: ControlPort 9051 HashedControlPassword <generated from tor> But once I have this, the tor browser does not ...
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How can I get Google Hangouts chat to work via Tor browser?

My friend's company is blocking Gmail access. I directed her to the Tor browser bundle. She was able to login to her Gmail account successfully (via https://www.gmail.com/ URL). However, the Google ...
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Tor - dependency/package error on debian wheezy

When I am trying to install Tor on Debian wheezy via Apt-Get CLI, I am getting the below error. Libevent and LibSSl are already installed on the system. Do you have any suggestions on how to resolve ...
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What does it mean to tor your ACL? [closed]

I've heard many people say that they tor their ACL. What does it mean? like they anonymously route their user permissions?
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How to send packet on tor network to get back to my computer?

Can anyone tell me how to configure system (I think Linux is the best option for this) to be able to send packet by Tor Network back to my own computer? I have to conduct research on how it behaves (I ...
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Make .onion websites open with tor, even if it starts with http://

I want to start this off by saying that I do not involve myself in any illegal activity. I visit .onion websites for various, legal reasons. Anyway, I want to have all .onion websites open with tor. ...
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TOR and Unencrypted HTTP Traffic [closed]

If the NSA has pinpointed certain people using TOR, is there a way to encrypt unencrypted web traffic? I suppose this is kind of a dumb question that answers itself, as once it leaves the exit node, ...
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Tor browser only opens https URLS using it along privoxy

I've configured TOR with privoxy I think in a right way, I mean I've done the following things: If I enter in tor address bar config.privoxy.org I get that it's enabled. In manual configuration of ...
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Squid as tor proxy for .onion addresses only

I am trying to configure a squid proxy on a firewall to route all requests normally, except the ones to *.onion sites, which should be forwarded to socks5 tor proxy. How do I achieve this? Bonus ...
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How to use tor with firefox data?

I have a bunch of add-ons in my firefox and now I want to use tor. but installing them on tor browser is not a good idea. also I want my history and ... on tor too. so is there a way to use tor with ...
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Harvard “determined” that student used Tor? [closed]

In today's news, a student at Harvard was arrested for making a bomb threat. According to the affidavit for the arrest warrant an FBI agent wrote: Harvard University was able to determine that, in ...
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Enable Tor conditionally in Privoxy

I have a Privoxy "Proxy" running on my WLAN Router. In the Privoxy config I am able to set forward-socks5 / 127.0.0.1:9050 . in order to chain Privoxy and Tor. Now I would like to ...
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apt-get Update still tries to download from tor project after uninstalling tor

I installed Tor using the directions here and now I want to uninstall it: https://www.torproject.org/docs/debian I wanted to uninstall tor and remove all configuration files so I ran the following ...
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share (offline!) bookmarks between browsers

In light of all the NSA snooping I have begun using the TOR browser bundle (i.e. Firefox). However for some tasks I still need to use Chrome. So now I can create bookmarks in two places and it's ...
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Using exitnodes in torrc causes no connection in browser

I'm using the Vidalia bundle set to client only on Windows 7. I'm using Chrome browser with the Proxy Switchy! extension. When I add: ExitNodes {nz} ...it causes me to be unable to load any pages. ...
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Mikrotik server networks and Cain & Abel

I'm connected to the internet via a mikrotik server network. Recently, I read about that scaring application named Cain & Abel and all the capabilities it offered for malicious users. I don't ...
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tsocks using for terminal commands

Actually, I'm using LinuxMint and would like to configure tsocks to use tor proxy as some repositories are banned where I am !. I did a lot of changes in /etc/tor/torrc, /etc/privoxy/config and ...
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Squid over i2p, tor and localhost resources

i try to setup squid as a single top-level proxy, that give me access to i2p, tor(through privoxy) and some localhost resources. I`m using Gentoo and squid 3.2.13, if it is important. In this regard, ...
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Why does a Tor relay send more data than it receives?

I run a Tor relay. I have often seen that there is a significant discrepancy between the amount of data sent and that received. For instance, this morning log states: Tor's uptime is 7 days 18:00 ...
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New Cable Modem blocking TOR?

I've been using the TOR browser bundle under Windows for several weeks now to watch British television while in the US. However, today I received a new cable modem/wireless router combo unit from ...
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How to stop Flash from identifying source

See title. How do I stop Adobe Flash from transmitting ip address or other identifying info when I'm in a browser-based video chat
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What happens when I visit a .onion website

Can someone please give a simple description of the process that happens when I go to an onion website in Tor? I.e.how many computer send what signals in what order. Also, what would happen if an ...
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Does Tor hide data from my company router?

If I use Tor at work, can my system administrators see my activity or is it encrypted? I realize that outgoing traffic to the ISP, etc, will be encrypted but what about to the internal router?
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Setting up Tor Bridge on Debian VPS via SSH

I have a currently unused budget VPS, and I'd like to contribute to the Tor Project by making it a bridge node in the network. However, I'm having trouble finding a clear and reliable guide outlining ...
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Does Tor need more Relay node or Exit nodes? [closed]

If I have free bandwidth, am I better off sharing as a relay node or exit node? Trying to help the Tor network
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How can I use LimeChat with TOR?

That's the question. I'm running on a Mac OS X, so please keep that in mind. I don't know what SASL is. I've tried the directions on ...
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Running Topcoder arena applet behind University firewall

I am posting this question here after redirection from stackoverflow. I don't know if it's appropriate or not but I'm dying to get a solution. In our University, connections to external IP through the ...
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Install TOR Browser on CentOS 6.4?

I've been trying to install the TOR bundle on my fresh install of CentOS but I've found that most repos are outdated and/or not working. Anyone know a simple way of installing it for CentOS 6.4?
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tor relay - how to display remaining bandwith quota?

I have a noobish question. I am experimenting with tor and would like to offer a relay service without exit node. My relay goes into hibernation surprisingly fast (inspite of setting AccountingMax ...