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Old 08-12-2017, 03:27 PM   #1
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Tor and Pale Moon


I have got Tor working with Pale Moon, but I can't seem to start Tor without being root. How do I run tor without root?

I don't want to use the tor bundle, I want to use my preference which is pale moon.
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Old 08-12-2017, 04:03 PM   #2
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How are you starting Tor?
I use to use Vidalia.
I just searched for it and can't find it over at the Tor Web Site nor at slackbuilds.org

http://www.softpedia.com/get/Network...-Windows.shtml

OK, just found it for Slackware-14.1,

https://slackbuilds.org/repository/1...search=vidalia

Whether it will work for you or not, I can't say.
 
Old 08-12-2017, 04:07 PM   #3
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I run tor in the terminal and everything loads up but only when I'm root. If I run it in user mode it's a no go.
 
Old 08-12-2017, 06:41 PM   #4
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Tor and Pale Moon

Is it possible that you just need to make your Tor files executable by your user/group?
 
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Old 08-12-2017, 11:38 PM   #5
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you'd likely be better off using tor browser fwiw.

Otherwise if you installed tor using the script found here https://slackbuilds.org/repository/14.2/network/tor/ you can use tor as a socks proxy and achieve the effect you are after.

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Old 08-13-2017, 09:34 PM   #6
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Is it possible that you just need to make your Tor files executable by your user/group?
This might be my solution but I don't know how to do this? I'm not sure what I would be giving permission to. Pale Moon and Tor works great together btw.
 
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This might be my solution but I don't know how to do this? I'm not sure what I would be giving permission to. Pale Moon and Tor works great together btw.
You do not experience a ton of captcha's using tor with Pale Moon? I'm not sure if you tried using it as a socks5 proxy yet but that is, imo, the correct way to use tor with Pale Moon.

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Old 08-14-2017, 01:15 AM   #8
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This might be my solution but I don't know how to do this? I'm not sure what I would be giving permission to. Pale Moon and Tor works great together btw.
Whatever Tor executables are involved with your setup. I haven't messed with Tor in awhile, so I don't remember what all is in the package.

Are you getting "permission denied" messages when trying to start from terminal as user? They might give you a good idea of what needs to be made executable by your user.
 
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Whatever Tor executables are involved with your setup. I haven't messed with Tor in awhile, so I don't remember what all is in the package.

Are you getting "permission denied" messages when trying to start from terminal as user? They might give you a good idea of what needs to be made executable by your user.
Yes, I did get the permission denied as user. Then when I run as root I get a warning saying Tor should not be run as root because it's not safe blah blah etc.... I'll post the error log in a little bit.
 
Old 08-15-2017, 04:14 PM   #10
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I got everything working ATM. I needed to create the tor user/group. I had compiled it on another computer, so I thought all was good. I also fixed my dns leak without privoxy. The less software/applications, the better. Thanks again.
 
Old 08-15-2017, 05:23 PM   #11
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Aha! Excellent. Glad to hear you got it sorted out.
 
Old 09-23-2017, 06:19 PM   #12
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You do not experience a ton of captcha's using tor with Pale Moon? I'm not sure if you tried using it as a socks5 proxy yet but that is, imo, the correct way to use tor with Pale Moon.
They would show up occasionally, but I figured out a work around. I use AutoProxy, Tor and I2P. When I get a captcha page, I switch the proxy to I2P and navigate, then switch it back to Tor. Its the quickest way that I know of. Captcha's are all gone. Yay!!!!!!
The DeepWeb, Darknet, and DarkWeb is very interesting? Not everything there is illegal, so that's a good thing.
 
Old 09-23-2017, 06:56 PM   #13
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The DeepWeb, Darknet, and DarkWeb is very interesting? Not everything there is illegal, so that's a good thing.
Yeah, there are some stories that more than 1% of the DarkNet users aren't illegal guns or drug sellers and buyers, and they aren't even freelancing sicarios...

You do know what is a sicario? Better that way.

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Old 09-23-2017, 07:28 PM   #14
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You do know what is a sicario? Better that way.
I do now !!!!!!!!
I think I'm going to spend more time there than the clear-net. I'm part of that 1%
 
Old 09-24-2017, 04:12 PM   #15
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If you use sudo, you could modify the sudoers file with something like;

Code:
user host = (root) NOPASSWD: /etc/rc.d/rc.tor
(replacing user/host for whatever your system is using)

Although, that isn't very secure for the fact tor could be disabled by any application running under that same username, and potentially make you connect to something in the clear.
 
  


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