Problem with tor, torsocks and torify

Hello dears, i’m new here and i don’t know if i wrong the correct category for this topic.
I’m trying to understand how tor, torsocks and torify works because i need to understand how use it for a study work.
I have downloaded tor on my computer with linux and i activated tor service and it result Active: active (exited)

My /etc/tor/torsocks.conf file report this data
TorPort 9050
and i think that everything is ok…

…but the problem is that when i try to torify something, like my Firefox browser, it goes in loop and doesn’t do nothing without error or something else…

What can i do for solve this situation? I just find this solution on google but it doesn’t help me because i tried to go to and i find

It appears you have configured your web browser to use this Tor port as an HTTP proxy.

probably most browsers will not work with torsocks - you have to configure them differently to use Tor:
Firefox → Network Settings
chromium-based via command-line [e.g. chromium --proxy-server="socks5://"]
you maybe should consider using the Tor Browser instead…

for other applications take this one as a hint:


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