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Tor: can't connect through Tor's socks5?

I'm running Tor on an Ununtu server, and it always worked fine in the past. However recently I noticed I cannot seem to make outgoing connections through Tor. I didn't change any settings. When I do ...
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How can I run Google Chrome Remote Desktop on Tor Browser?

I've installed Tor Browser on my Windows 10 laptop. It allows me to use certain sites that are blocked on various Wi-Fi networks. Google Chrome Remote Desktop loads perfectly fine on Tor Browser, and ...
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How does Tor's second node know the key to decript the second layer?

I was watching this video explaining how tor works: https://youtu.be/QRYzre4bf7I It explains it with the example of 3 intermediate nodes between client and server. It says that each of the nodes can ...
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Why does it seem many things on my network are using tor-orport when I only installed it on one machine?

Here is the output of nmap -sV -O 192.168.0.0/24 -p 9001: Starting Nmap 7.92 ( https://nmap.org ) at 2022-03-03 20:55 Pacific Standard Time Nmap scan report for 192.168.0.1 Host is up (0.0037s latency)...
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Whonix Basic Questions

I am a new whonix user and have a few beginner questions.. When newly installing whonix onto virtualbox I have changed my password from the default "changeme" but everytime I shutdown and ...
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How to connect to TOR and then a SOCKS proxy?

I would like to connect to TOR first, and then utilize a SOCKS proxy at the end of the connection. This way, I can access websites that have banned TOR exit nodes. I was following the guide here: ...
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What has happend to my TOR-Browser / cryptic letters shown

Since the last TOR-Browser bundle update, the TOR-Browser just displays cryptic letters only. Just look at the screenshot. What has happend? How to fix that? TOR-Browser bundle on Fedora 33
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Can't run tor browser through configured proxychains in linux

I recently configured my proxychains to soc5, and it is working fine but when I run the command proxychains ./tor-browser_en-US/Browser/start-tor-browser , tor starts but doesn't connect to internet. ...
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Embedding .onion content on a website hosted on GitHub Pages?

Suppose one hosts its own GitLab CI on a abcdefghijklmnopq.onion domain. How could one embed the build status of a particular repository on the Gitlab server that is hosted on abcdefghijklmnopq.onion, ...
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(Apache2.4) Reverse proxying a Tor (.onion) website?

As the headline reads, how could I make my Apache2.4 virtual host reverse proxy a Tor hidden website? I already know and have set up reverse proxies, but I would like to reverse proxy a .onion website....
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anonymize using tor while using owasp zap

I am using OWASP zap using proxy 127.0.0.1:8080 but sites can see me. I want to use tor. request should go like browser -> zap -> tor -> web I tried with proxychains using strixt_chain added ...
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Can't set master password in the tor browser

I'm using the tor browser Version 10.5.2 in whonix 15, everything works, except that I cannot save logins in the tor browser because every time I try to setup a master password, a popup window appears,...
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Using external proxy and Tor-proxy on proxychains

I'm trying to use an external proxy found on a proxylist, (it is up) as an exit after the exit node of tor, like in this config. [ProxyList] # add proxy here ... # meanwile # defaults set to "tor&...
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Proxychains does not work correctly in Kali linux (Virtual Machine)

I cannot open duckduckgo or any site with proxychains as shown, And there is a number 4 at the end of it for some reason. Pic /etc/proxychains4.conf # proxychains.conf VER 4.x # # HTTP, ...
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How can allow Tor in <iptables>?

What command use to allow use tor? Have set up iptables rightnow for basic internet, but torbrowser can't connect.
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onionshare-cli on Ubuntu ARM64 Server does not work

I can't get onionshare to work. I've installed it in a python3-venv using python -m venv venv and activated the venv and then installed it using pip install onionshare-cli The problem is that the help ...
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Trying to configure kali to use whonix for privacy problems

So i am having a problem with figuring out how to configure kali to use whonix. I imported whonix into virtualbox and set it up configured the time then installed kali into virtualbox went to settings ...
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Why do I get connected to TOR nodes that I excluded in TORRC?

I'm testing the TOR browser bundle and I keep getting connected to exit nodes in countries that I've explicitly excluded in my torrc: StrictNodes 1 ExcludeExitNodes {ad},{ar},{au},{at},{bs},{by},{be},...
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Get https certificate for GitLab server over tor/onion domain?

To host a GitLab server over Tor I would like to get an https certificate. Gitlab provides the opportunity to use a let's encrypt certificate. Let's encrypt requires a domain for registration, hence I ...
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How to route all traffic through Tor and VPN?

So I am having some problems routing traffic through TOR & VPN. My first issue:After installing anonsurf and routing all traffic through Tor in Kali everything works fine. However when I have my ...
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Problem install OnionSwitch in kali?

I am having an issue installing OnionSwitch for Tor on Kali. I downloaded the zip from Git and and tried following the instructions listed at the Url. https://github.com/Ned84/OnionSwitch When I ...
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How to configure Tor as service on windows?

I just want to have tor proxy server up and running all the time on my windows 10 PC. Tor browser doesn't fit my needs. So I'd like to be able to connect anything I want via socks5 proxy. It was so ...
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Trying to start nc listener via torify?

Trying to start nc listener via torify: torify nc -lvnp 4444 get response: local listen fuxored: Operation not permitted I then tried to add: -q -1 and got same response?
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Restart Certain Port of Tor

I created one Tor config with a lot of ports. I want just restart one Port for change its IP and I don't want to restart all Tor Ports, just certain Port How I can just restart one port of Tor to ...
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Cannot Connect to FTP Server in Whonix

I'm trying to connect to an FTP server using Filezilla from within Whonix (Windows 10 host OS), but I'm getting the following error after successfully logging in: Status: Retrieving directory listing.....
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Facing trouble in Configuring Tor to hash a new password in windows 10

I have tried and read various articles over the internet about hashing a new password for Tor. My tor is installed in local disk D I used the following commands in the command prompt D:\softwares\tor\...
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Mosh over Tor, instead of SSH over Tor?

Benefit that I'm looking for: Tor is slow. When SSH'ing over Tor doing even the basic things takes a lot of time and concentration Especially painful are: editing a file or a mistyped command line ...
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tunneling between two linux server

if we have two server let's say server1(92.92.92.92) server2(76.76.76.76). I'm working on redirect incoming traffic on server1 port 4444 to server2 port 12345,this is easy with iptables rule on ...
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Windows: How to cleanly stop tor process from the command line?

From time to time I need to stop tor.exe (Tor) using the command line while it is running on the background. So far I have tried the following: C:\Path\to\tor.exe -system stop, which doesn't work C:\...
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how can i improve my tor node measured bandwith?

I run a couple non-exit TOR nodes. One have a symmetric 50mbps, another have 10/50mbps. yet on both nyx shows measured bandwidth always under 500 bytes per second Bandwidth (limit: 12.0 MB/s, burst: ...
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Temporary Failure in Name Resolution

Downloaded Kali Linux as a Windows app (WSL). Installed TorGhost. When I run sudo torghost --start, I get this: requests.exceptions.ConnectionError: HTTPSConnectionPool(host='fathomless-tor-66488....
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cannot install ToR service in kali

apt install tor I am getting this error: Package tor is not available, but is referred to by another package. This may mean that the package is missing, has been obsoleted, or is only available from ...
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Links Browser via Tor

Is it possible to force the Links text browser to use Tor? Links itself contains only socks4a proxy options, which is no good for Tor current. Specifying Privoxy, with Privoxy forwarding to Tor, using ...
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How can I change the default port (8333) of Bitcoin Core on Ubuntu 20 LTS?

I am trying to set up a second machine on my network to run Bitcoin Core. As I’m port-forwarding on my router port 8333 already (the default port of Bitcoin Core), I can’t use the same port on my ...
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Wrong font on certain sites in Chrome, Firefox, and Edge but not in Tor

As you see on picture font is bad to read, and I don't know when what I did to make it. When in Chrome through Chrome dev tools F12 in Element - Style I find font-family and change the first font ...
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Tails on live USB flash drive freezes

I'm testing Tails 4.6 on a Terra USThree 32 GB USB 3.0 flash drive. The host system is an IBM ThinkPad R60 with 3 GB RAM. When loading multiple script-heavy websites on the bundled Tor browser or ...
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Alternatives to TAILS for anonimity on TOR unfriendly websites

I'm a happy TAILS user since a while. I've immeditaly fallen in love with the simplicity of the installation and user experience in general: no code, minimal competences required to get everything up ...
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Can I be using a VPN on my computer to connect to a remote desktop and use a VPN on that remote desktop at the same time?

I wanted to ask if it is necessary to connect to a remote desktop using a VPN and if it is, can I be using a VPN to connect to that remote desktop and using a VPN on that remote desktop to connect to ...
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When browsing a site like Reddit through Tor, what would the admins see when trying to check your IP address?

In terms of what people tracking your IP address see, is it the same as a proxy? It just looks like you’re surfing from somewhere else in the world? Like, what exactly is meant by “surf anonymously?” ...
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Tor Error: bind: cannot assign requested address

I config a tor bridge on Debian 10. it did work well but now it will show this: Mar 04 22:09:50.603 [notice] Tor 0.3.5.8 running on Linux with Libevent 2.1.8-stable, OpenSSL 1.1.1d, Zlib 1.2.11, ...
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Tor Browser cannot bind SOCKS port 9050: How to change browser settings? (not torrc)

I’m having an insanely frustrating problem. I have no router right now, and am at the mercy of the ISP gateway, and they don’t give permission to port 9050. Starting Tor Browser, I instantly get ...
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Tor Browser keeps changing IP, and Torrc settings doesn't work

So, I'm trying to use Binance with Tor Browser and since it blocks most of Tor ip addresses, I can't access it properly, sometimes in middle of trades it says Error 403 and I have to keep changing my ...
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Tor browser - Failed to establish a Tor network connection [closed]

I have tried to use Tor inside corporate IT network with firewall restrictions. Now it shows Failed to establish a Tor network connection. How can I resolve it?
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Would a VPN over TOR connection be a better option if I trust my VPN provider?

I understand that running TOR through a VPN provides extra encryption because it routes your data through the VPN and then encrypts until it finally goes in the TOR entry nodes and leaves in the exit ...
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service tor start command on Kali Linux

If I have a Kali VM connected to a whonix which is another VM on my virtualbox, what exactly happens when I say "service tor start" on my Kali Linux. How is the connection from my kali machine to the ...
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TOR relay arm command not found - raspberry

I followed this procedure from GitHub to set up a tor relay on a raspberry pi under Raspbian Buster. When I want to check if my TOR relay is running, I send the sudo -u debian-tor arm command, however,...
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How to block a URL in TOR browser?

I am trying to use Block Site extension to block access to some URLs in TOR browser in Windows 7. This extension works: it blocks the sites I want to be blocked. However a user can easily disable or ...
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connect to tor from windows

I have raised tor in a virtual machine in centos, I am using python in a program from windows, I want my python program to connect to the tor instance of the server but I can not make it work: ...
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Unusual traffic issues on google with Tor browser

When you try to go to the google page and do any search, this unusual traffic message is displayed on the Tor browser screen and doesn't get out of it! I can't use the Tor browser to do google ...
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Connect to VM Host IP using Tor-Browser

I am Using a VM with Tor-Borser (v8.5.4) installed. I have a node.js server running on my host. I can connect to this server using another Browser, e.g. Chrome, using the IP 10.0.2.2:. However, using ...
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