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Convert HTTP requests to SOCKS5

I'm currently doing some testing work with TOR and ran in to a small problem. Tor's client only supports receiving connections through a SOCKS5 protocol, but the applications I'm using only support ...
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How to “flush tor circuit”

On Windows I have used XBBrowser, which provides a custom version of Firefox suited to using Tor. XBBrowser provides a button, flush tor circuit, which will setup an entirely new connection and exit ...
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How I could redirect all my traffic to the TOR network?

I need to redirect all my traffic to the TOR network. I have just installed Vidalia, but I think that I have not correctly configured my Tor-client. I have a Java desktop client that has to access a ...
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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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Does using Tor prevent my ISP/sysadmin from seeing what sites I visit?

Does using The Onion Router prevent my Internet Service Provider or system administrator from seeing what websites I visit?
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how does tor encrypt information from your ISP or local network?

At my work, I have a network administrator that presumably sees everything I connect to on the internet (and has banned things like Facebook, Youtube, etc). However, tor seems to let me through those ...
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Connect to Freenode using tor

My proxy blocks the connection to IRC. But to my surprise freenode doesn't accept connections from tor network. I added the onion address in Xchat as FreenodeOverTor in the network list. I installed ...
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tor: how to have different ip address for every page request?

I installed the tor bundle and at https://check.torproject.org/ it confirms that tor is working, and the page shows the tor ip address. I notice this seems to be constant. Is it possible to get a new ...
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How can I use Teamviewer anonymously with TOR network?

I would like to be able to use Teamviewer anonymously to avoid revealing my real IP address while I access sensitive data on my remote server. The data being transferred is encrypted. I have looked ...
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Tor config to ignore LAN hosts

Anyone has any tips on how to configure Tor software to ignore specified host names that are on my LAN? I'm guessing there is an option in torrc file, but I was not able to find anything in the ...
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Is content routed through Tor encrypted?

Are usernames and passwords that I type in while using Tor encrypted from the nodes? For example, I want to use facebook, but I'm not sure if my login information is protected while I use Tor.