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Tor relay "sandbox" - actual meaning, costs, dis-/advantages?

I would like to ask about Tor relay "sandbox" - actual meaning, costs, and dis-/advantages. Let's start with the term sandbox, I am having a hard time grasping what is actually means, ...
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Got stuck at adding GPG key when installing Tor Repository on Debian

The official guide said, Then add the gpg key used to sign the packages by running the following command at your command prompt: wget -qO- https://deb.torproject.org/torproject.org/...
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"Could not find a linkable openssl."

configure: Now, we'll look for OpenSSL >= 1.0.1 checking for openssl directory... configure: WARNING: Could not find a linkable openssl. If you have it installed somewhere unusual, you can specify ...
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Can exit node administrators/ owners get in legal trouble for spying on my traffic?

So if I am using an unencrypted protocol such as HTTP, and don’t self encrypt either- am I right to think that exit node administrators/ owners can actually spy on my traffic? I am pretty sure that ...
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How can I get proxychains to work on Tails in 2024?

My objective is tor --> socks proxy --> destination Reason for doing this is to access sites that do not like Tor exit nodes. This is all done on Tails. I have tried running this and get the ...
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Am I able to see a live count on users actively on my Orbot relay?

I'm unable to find any information on this online. I could find in the app how many connections I've had in the past. I could also see in the log when active connections are made. However, I'm unable ...
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Finding new .onion websites

My question is about the ways to discover new hidden (.onion) websites. With regular Internet domain names, we have search engines that crawl the web, and we can also resort to additional techniques ...
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Where or how can I get live or near live network metrics?

I'm just after a metric to tell me the current 'weather' on the network, i.e. what sort of latency I can expect as a Tor Browser user. metrics.torproject.org provides great historical metrics, but ...
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How do you add a WebTunnel Bridge in the torcc file in linux? - Kali Linux preferably!

How do you add a WebTunnel Bridge in the torcc file in linux? - Kali Linux preferably, Thanks!
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How do I torify Firefox at about:config?

The following setting used to work for many years: network.proxy.socks 127.0.0.1 network.proxy.socks_port 9050 network.proxy.socks_remote_dns true Not anymore. Firefox does not access ...
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What are the consequences of specifying multiple `ClientTransportPlugin`s?

I have a question regarding Tor bridges. I understand that one can specify multiple Tor bridges in Tor Browser or when one runs Tor using command line. Now, my question is whether one can (and should) ...
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How to block connections to TOR bitcoin nodes?

I'm looking for precisely the opposite. Any suggestions? How to block connections to TOR nodes and only accept other nodes? Can I configure it through the Bitcoin Core Console, in the config file? ...
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CloudFlare versus Tor ExitNodes setting

This question here asked a similar thing. But I want to ask a more specific one. We know that to force Tor browser to use exit nodes from certain country, we should edit file torrc with a line like ...
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How do I decrease Tor's network traffic overhead?

How can I configure Tor to use a minimum of overhead network traffic? My situation: I have a weather station connected to a Raspberry Pi in a cottage, with a 4G USB dongle for network connectivity. ...
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How can I add HTTPS to my running Tor webserver

I've got a local running server and I want to add HTTPS to the requests instead of HTTP, that's it. I've seen the posts on Tor (like https://kushaldas.in/posts/get-a-tls-certificate-for-your-onion-...
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How can I setup a P2P webserver chat application through Tor

I'm new to Tor and P2P applications so I'm completely lost with what approach I should go with, if someone could give me some guidance I'd really appreciate it (I know using p2p is not good in Tor ...
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How to resolve this? connection refused GitHub

git clone https://sherlock-project/sherlock.git PERROR torsocks[25258]: socks5 libc connect: Connection refused (in socks5_connect () at socks5.c:202) fatal: unable to acess 'https://sherlock-project/...
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How to create a StackExchange account on Tor?

How can I create an account on stackexchange.com using Tor Browser? I am an at-risk user who uses Tor for physical security. For the safety of my family, I only access the Internet with TAILS. I need ...
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Is there something to consider before starting a Tor non-exit Relay at home (100mbit)?

I recently increased my link to 1:1 100Mbit/s (down/up) at home. It is an unmetered connection IPv4 only. I have set up a bridge this morning. But I know little of bridges... I do not know if it could ...
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SSL/TLS: Diffie-Hellman Key Exchange Insufficient DH Group Strength Vulnerability

I'm encountering an issue regarding the weak strength of the certificate key. The OVasp vulnerability scanner indicates that the Diffie-Hellman (DF) groups are weak on the service at port 444, which ...
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Why is my relay node acting as a client, extending and creating circuits simultaneously? i want your help!

I simulated a small Tor network using Docker.One DA,One Client,Three relays——relay1、relay2、relay3。when I run tor on relay nodes,I found that the relay node is attempting to create and extend circuits ...
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How do I link to the directories of the libraries needed to build a static tor binary on Ubuntu?

./configure --enable-gpl --enable-nss --enable-static-tor --with-openssl-dir=usr/bin/openssl --with-libevent-dir=/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libevent-2.1.so.7.0.1 --with-zlib-dir=/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libz....
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Why do people discourage using Tor with a VPN?

Why do Tor experts discourage using Tor and a VPN at the same time? Is it because of the network fingerprint, latency, or that there is no point to it?
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Malware and problems loading Tor

Recently I tried going on Tor browser and couldn't get on. Got a malware warning.Still having trouble going on Tor. Even looks different. Takes up whole computer screen. I recently did have to go to a ...
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Anonymity with tor

Question : If you have the gmail app on your phone (samsung) and you not signed out of the app, if you then use a VPN then access tor, does Google have your search history of tor and is your tor ...
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How do you calculate a response for a create_fast handshake?

I'm reading through the specification and looking through the code (a slightly modified torpy), and I can't figure out what the handshake_response should be. According to https://spec.torproject.org/...
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How to get the hostname from hs_ed25519_secret_key

I'm trying to compute the v3 onion address (hostname) from the hs_ed25519_secret_key file generated by tor itself in python. I know i can just copy that file to the hidden_service dir and start tor so ...
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Certain onion sitest don't work from Whonix

The following issue is reproducible on multiple Whonix instances. While I can access many onion sites from Whonix Tor browser, certain sites report "The connection has timed out". These ...
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Using a compiled language instead of PHP

I was planning on writing my Tor service in PHP. But I am wondering if it would be a good idea to write it in a compiled language like C++ or Rust. The Tor service will run on a VPS hired by a hosting ...
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Tor unable to connect to onion sites, able to connect to clearnet sites

I've been using tor for a while now with no issue. However a couple days ago I stopped being able to connect to tor sites. When I try to connect to a clearnet site on tor, it works perfectly fine. But ...
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Keyrings used for installation

I have fairly simple question regarding step 3. and step 4. in the following guide: https://support.torproject.org/apt/tor-deb-repo/ Do they depend on each other? I tried to install Tor without step 4....
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Sharing an internet proxy as a router input

I want to share a Windows LAN proxy as input for a router. A VPN service makes this proxy. internet -> router1 -> windows -> *(proxy -> router2) -> System2 I implement the scenario with ...
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domain name substitution in Tor Browser

I'm looking for Tor Browser extension that would allow me to define aliaces mapping tor domain names to human readable names. When encountaring domain names that are present in the mapping, the ...
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Docker image Tor OBFS4 Bridge "/var/lib/tor is not owned by this user (debian-tor, 100) but by <unknown> (999)" after update from 4.7.10 to 4.8.10

I am deploying a docker image of Tor Bridge OBFS4. I use the standard docker-compose.yml and .env file with my edits. Nothing fancy, really. After seeing that my Tor Bridge Version 4.7.10 was flagged ...
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How to add subdomains to my onion site

So I have a onion website and I start it by using php -S 127.0.0.1:8080 and sudo -u debian-tor tor to start the website. I wonder if there is any solution to add a subdomain like www.mysubdomain....
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Can't connect to Tor while on school wifi

below are the logs: 2024-01-24 17:00:42.514 [NOTICE] New control connection opened from 127.0.0.1. 2024-01-24 17:00:42.515 [NOTICE] New control connection opened from 127.0.0.1. 2024-01-24 17:00:42....
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PERROR torsocks: socks5 libc connect: Connection refused (in socks5_connect() at socks5.c:202)

Sometimes,if not often,the IP address assigned to me by TOR does not work. Is there a way to choose the exit IP numbers where my traffic should exit the Tor network ? I've found a script that tells to ...
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How Tor sites are made, without javascript?

Hello i would like to know what technology is used to make a tor site, i successfully create a tor site just a single page using html, ccs and javascript, but for security reasons many users disable ...
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Does relay location matter and if so to what extent?

I'm fairly new to the concept of Tor and its network infrastructure, and I've been considering setting up a Tor node to contribute to the network. My primary motivation is to assist users in oppressed ...
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Bridge for Onion site

It's possible to use a bridge on Tor to hide the fact that you are using Tor. Is it also possible to have a bridge on your .onion site to hide the fact that you are hosting one? If so, how can this ...
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Disabling or Limiting Tor Functionality in Brave Browser on macOS

I'm seeking guidance on how to disable or limit the Tor functionality within the Brave browser on my macOS system. While I appreciate the privacy aspects that Tor integration provides, I have specific ...
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Is there a simple way to video chat over tor?

Imagine a group of people with generally low/medium tech literacy. They have some ability to tech-support each other. Is there a simple-ish way for them to video chat with each other over tor? I found ...
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Can I use Homebrew (macOS package manager) over Tor?

I found Can I use APT over Tor? (Debian and Ubuntu). I wish to use Homebrew over Tor and didn't find any info with a web search. The missing package manager for macOS (or Linux). Why do i come to ...
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v3 compatible Tor client

I am developing a tiny tor client and I need a project that is up-to-date and can browse v3 onion domains; to make it example of my own development. There are some, but almost all of them are outdated ...
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Google not accepting tor requests

I noticed Google doesn’t accept search requests from tor anymore. Any way around it? Do old versions of tor still work?
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Tor Browser on Mac: Error "553 Unable to set option: Failed to bind one of the listener ports"

I'm encountering an issue with the Tor Browser on my Mac. Every time I try to connect, I receive the following error message: SETCONF DisableNetwork=0 -> 553 Unable to set option: Failed to bind ...
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How do I change Firefox letterbox size?

privacy.resistFingerprinting.letterboxing.dimensions doesn't do anything or I don't know how to type the command correctly.
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How to check which directory authorities assign/withhold which flags to my relays

Continuing the discussion from [tor-relays] Relay MIGHTYWANG consensus issues and loss of STABLE flag: [quote="Mighty_Wang, post:1, topic:282"] So next I checked the consensus and I see ...
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Tor fails looking for /root/.tor

This starts up Tor correctly: sudo -u debian-tor /usr/sbin/tor --runasdaemon 0 -f /etc/tor/torrc But when I try the same from supervisord [program:tor] command=/usr/sbin/tor --runasdaemon 0 -f /etc/...
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Watch videos on updated MacBook Pro and latest Tor browser

I have a MacBook. Pro and whenever I try to watch movies with my Tor browser it constantly buffers. Is there anything I can do to stop this?
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