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How to detect TOR usage with Wireshark?

I use TOR inside a Virtual Machine. I run Wireshark on my Host. I want to detect TOR usage (for learning/studying) with Wireshark but don't know how. I've tried this: ...
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How to force Firefox to fake the system's screen resolution like TOR does?

When using any service like this one. You’ll notice TOR Browser sends the current windows’ width and height as if they were the computer’s real screen resolution; TOR is basically lying here. I wish ...
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Tor Not Running on Server Always?

I have a Perl script that uses Tor for scraping certain data. It was working perfectly and then my script started having issues with scraping. After a bit of investigation, I realized that Tor ...
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Whois using Tor shows unexpected IP address?

I turn the service Tor on and I use proxychains for my browser. Then I have an IP address, but when executing a "whois" command it doesn't show me the node that Tor is using but some company or ...
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Analysing Akamai traffic [closed]

There's a site from which I have to get information from. This site streams a video file leaning against Akamai platform. I tried everything I know to gather information (the real video's url) while ...
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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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Why doesn't Vidalia detect that tor is already running?

I installed tor and vidalia on Ubuntu 12.04 x64. When I try to run Vidalia, I get the following message Vidalia detected that the Tor software exited unexpectedly. Please check the message log ...
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Linux: Can user applications generate icmp messages?

I am using TOR and setting up a transparant proxy depending on users. I had trouble to constrain ICMP messages on UID. But I found an explanation for that on server fault. For the sake of privacy: is ...
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How do we configure another browser to use Tor? [closed]

How do we configure Google Chrome (or another web browser) to use Tor Browser? By that I mean that we are using Chrome, but the traffic is routed through Tor (and thus anonymous).
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Why is TOR relay recieving more than is sends?

This morning, I started the relay. I noticed a 7:1 ratio on recv:send. So I am wondering... why is it getting more than sending? I would expect the opposite since the dir port is enabled. Exiting ...
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Restart TOR service using PHP execution

I want to restart my TOR service with a PHP script in order to receive a new IP address. The reason why I plan to do that is because Google and some other sites start blocking me sometimes. I tried ...
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Tor over IPSEC or IPSEC over Tor? [closed]

Do you think Tor should be run over IPsec, or IPsec over Tor? Please be specific as of why you made this decision.
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Tor Network for all Internet Communication Linux

I have installed the Tor Browser bundle in Ubuntu. How does one make it so that the all internet access is done via Tor network? E.g. Packages downloads, using Ubuntu app store (if you please), etc
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Forward connections on 0.0.0.0:80 to 127.0.0.1:9091

I'm trying to set up a tor-relay. In order to allow tor to present a static web page explaining what it is I want the server to listen on port 80 and 443. In order to allow tor to use ...
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how to check my new IP and location using TOR

I am running TOR on Windows 7. I would like to know my IP address after changing my identity. Right now the only option is to open a webpage with a service that shows my IP address. Is there any way ...
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Using TOR and VPN at the same time

I was wondering if there's a way to use TOR and VPN at the same time, what I want to do is connect to my Wifi then send the encrypted traffic to TOR using the same encryption the VPN uses, then from ...
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Can TOR Browser hide my online activity at work? Or only from the ISP? [duplicate]

I am not sure how TOR browser works, and wanted to know if I get it at work - will the IT guys be able to see what I am surfing? What kinda of info can they see anyhow?
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Is there anyway to bypass filter that blocks TOR users on a certain website?

Well the questions sums it up I think. Is there anyway to bypass filter that blocks TOR users on a certain website?
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Particular website is not available from TOR network

Particular website is not available from TOR network on all devices we tried in different networks. Regular access works fine. Hosting support replied they do not restrict access from TOR network. ...
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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? [closed]

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? [closed]

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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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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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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How many Tor exit nodes are there?

On average (as I do understand that servers go on and off the network, etc.) how many Tor exit nodes are there in service at any given time? (It is probably going to be an informed estimate.)
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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 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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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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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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Connect Chrome to TOR

I'm having difficulty connecting Chrome to TOR. I started trying yesterday. I started Vidalia and the TOR Browser and then followed the advice at ...
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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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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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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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Will tor encryption work on a public network?

I'm using a hotel's wifi service and need to send sensitive documents back home. A coworker has suggested using tor but I'm uncertain when and where the decryption takes place. Is it decrypted at the ...
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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 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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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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Using Tor and IRC

How can I use Tor with IRC? I have noticed that some networks block Tor. How true is that? I have a problem with flashing my IP adderss whenever I join a channel. Freenode provides a convenient ...
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How to use Wget with Tor Bundle in Linux

I'm a Linux Mint (Lisa) and Tor Bundle user trying to use wget over Tor. After following the directions I found here, all I get when running wget is an output file saying, "514 Authentication ...
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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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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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Game Server Blocking Tor Somehow

So, I've been connecting to one of my games through a proxy connection (tor). Recently, the connection attempt to the game servers simply times out. This was right after an "update" to the game. My ...
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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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How to tunnel all traffic through Tor?

All I want is be able to use flash and javascript while using Tor (I don't intend to use it for torrents) Normally, using flash with Tor is not recommended because firefox plugins run outside of the ...
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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 ...