Proxy IP Change

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SabirSaleem90
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A rejoint: 10/03/2021

Hi I want to change IP Address is there any free (Open Source) abrowser extension means firefox because abrowser supports firefox.

because openvpn not installing correctly so I need abrowser extension but it should be open source I found some proxy extensions in abrowser but they are asking proxy ip not working like vpn.

Any help will be appreciated.

Thank you

lanun
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A rejoint: 04/01/2021

I have a feeling that what you are looking for is Tor Browser:

https://www.torproject.org/download

Gnu-Bro
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A rejoint: 12/12/2020

Hello SabirSaleem90

There is a program called proxychains-ng (https://github.com/rofl0r/proxychains-ng) , in the public domain you can find how to install it.

Why it is not in the Trisquel repository I do not know, but it is in GUIX https://ci.guix.gnu.org/build/1461614/details

Better use VPN you will find more information https://www.privacytools.io/

Don't use TOR without ,VPN it's a bad idea !

lanun
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A rejoint: 04/01/2021

> Don't use TOR without ,VPN it's a bad idea !

Could you elaborate on that? Also, which one are you suggesting: Tor over VPN, or VPN over Tor?

"Generally speaking, we don't recommend using a VPN with Tor unless you're an advanced user who knows how to configure both in a way that doesn't compromise your privacy." https://support.torproject.org/#faq-5

"You can very well decrease your anonymity by using VPN/SSH in addition to Tor." https://gitlab.torproject.org/legacy/trac/-/wikis/doc/TorPlusVPN

SkedarKing
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A rejoint: 11/01/2021

That same website, gives me the shivers now, they still have mega.nz as a trusted listing for cloud storage,
yet...

Two things, do not trust non libre software, also, the eula for mega.nz and their eula, last I checked is really bad...

This is important, because privacytools.io has them listed as a good private storage source, but it has been 5 years since I checked their eula, its horrible:

https://mega.nz/terms

https://github.com/meganz/MEGAsync/blob/master/LICENCE.md

My point, I would get second opinions before you trust that website for anything.

I also noticed other non libre options listed as legit...

So yeah I standby what I said.

SabirSaleem90
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A rejoint: 10/03/2021

So using TOR with VPN is not recommended right ?

jahoti
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A rejoint: 07/31/2021

It is indeed not recommended.

Gnu-Bro
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A rejoint: 12/12/2020

Hello lanun and SabirSaleem90.

Your option is also okay.But I recommend that you do not use TOR on the main machine, use virtual machine .There are several factors to consider: what country the person is in. If you use TOR without VPN then the ISP will see your connection. Also don't forget about "Silki Road"! VPN+TOR+VPN .if there is a financial possibility and you are able to implement such a scheme yourself

There are more complex and interesting schemes anonymization. I saw an enthusiast on the internet release a WHONIX schema using Trisquel.

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Use all these tools and programs only for good deeds!

jahoti
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A rejoint: 07/31/2021

Please do not use a VPN with Tor except in very specific circumstances. It is a common myth that such a setup is ideal; however, unless you work for a VPN company, it is at best more expensive than using Tor as-is and at worst self-defeating.

Firstly, Tor is more anonymous (and therefore private) than a VPN, and nearly as safe- a very simplified view of a Tor connection's operation is not unlike a VPN's, except that with Tor there are three intermediate connections instead of one and you do not register for or get a choice in which intermediaries are used. The only downsides are this setup are decreased speed and the risk of malicious nodes. The first of these must simply be accepted, and the second- while it may manifest in multiple ways- primarily comes with the risk of websites being hijacked. You can prevent that rare (primarily cryptocurrency-related) danger by checking your connection to a website is encrypted (https://) before entering sensitive information or trusting keys/checksums from it.

Now, it is also true that your ISP can see you are using Tor; however, if you use a VPN, your ISP can see that instead while your VPN provider sees that you are using Tor, as well as the same information your ISP gets about when and how much data you up/download. Unless your country is hostile towards Tor users and you trust the VPN provider not co-operate with local authorities, that is hardly an improvement.

Where that is in fact the case, I cannot ethically give advice as a non-expert. However, it is worth noting that Tor provides its own solution in the form of bridges; unlisted nodes which allow you to connect in ways that look more like normal Internet traffic.

Connecting to a VPN through Tor is even worse: there are now parties on both sides of your Tor circuit (your ISP and VPN) which can see every connection you make, allowing them (theoretically) to compare notes and therefore completely de-anonymize you while delivering no benefit to you except a few less CAPTCHAs and 403'ed webpages. The IP address used to access different websites will also be the same (something Tor prevents by building different circuits), which allows them (or their trackers) to compare notes and perhaps gain some insights, particularly for rather obscure websites or rarely-used VPN servers.

In fact, without great care in signing up to the VPN, comparing notes isn't even needed. Identifying yourself (e.g. through payment details) will render Tor completely worthless as the server connecting to the destination can now tie the request back to you anyway, just as is you had connected directly.

Finally, VPN+Tor+VPN combines both of these sets of problems with a few new possible paths for de-anonymization and the speed hit of passing a connection through five distinct nodes and the cost of two VPNs. Unless you can explain why this is worth it for your situation, this is most definitely not worth it for your situation.

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I don't mean to criticize you with this, Gnu-Bro; it is a common myth and I appreciate you offering advice. I am just exhausted and annoyed that this piece of misconception is still afflicting people.

Gnu-Bro
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A rejoint: 12/12/2020

Hello Jahoti

Thank you for your comprehensive answer. I am absolutely fine with constructive criticism))

I also like that you raised the bar on anonymity!

I did not give examples of serious privacy, I said that it is not recommended to use "naked" TOR!
I agree with you that there are bridges in TOR ( CAPTCHAs ) it's a problem !
As for payment, it could be for example Monero (XMR) https://www.ivpn.net/account/add-funds/standard.1year/monero As for countries and providers, there is a very big problem !Conflicting countries should be selected ! You also have to take into account that because of the HUGE amount of cybercrime , There are a huge number of police, military etc

If it's about save the world like it was with Mr.Edward Snowden it's one situation, and if we're talking about our right privacy and anonymity that's another story.

I wrote above that I saw an enthusiast implement WHONIX using TRISQUEL as an exampleing.
It seemed like a good example for what we're talking about ! It is complicated for a beginner, so as an option you can use Heads is a libre (free as in freedom) GNU/Linux distribution https://heads.dyne.org/