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T0rlib4j - Make Java app access web via Tor

I went through all https://github.com/PanagiotisDrakatos/T0rlib4j/tree/master/src/main/java/net/sf/T0rlib4j/samples code, I read readme and searched internet for serveral hours but can't figure out ...
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OpenVPN Client over Tor as proxy

I'm trying to connect to a remote OpenVPN server using OpenVPN Connect Client on a Windows PC. The Open Connect Client has a proxy option in the GUI, for this I configured to use TOR as a proxy. IP ...
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How to host an Apache Server on a Whonix box?

Is it possible to host an Apache Server (Wamp/Lamp)on a Whonix box? Just share the content using the Whonix box IP address?
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Does setting Tor Browser to “remember history” cause Tor Browser to violate any of the requirements in its design document?

Several answers to other questions recommend setting Tor Browser to “remember history” to, for example: Save passwords. Add permanent HTTPS certificates: answer 1, answer 2. The last answer has a ...
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Why are there unnecssary internal Tor browser pages?

Tor browser has some internal pages inherited from Mozilla Firefox. These include: about:privatebrowsing, about:webrtc, about:mozilla, etc. Since the Tor browser already uses private browsing, does ...
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Tor 10.0.12 | No Checkboxes displayed

I am facing this issue since 10.0.10 on Manjaro Linux. Now I am on a fresh install of 10.0.12. Since the update no checkboxes in forms are displayed any more. Even this is the case when I try to ...
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Tor Browser: “Connection not secure” no matter what site

I get an error "Connection not secure" if I connect to any website using Tor Browser. I get this error only when I use Tor Browser in Manjaro Linux, I have no problem if I use Tor Browser in ...
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How come Facebook has an onion domain with 15 custom letters?

https://facebookcorewwwi.onion I was told a computer would take millions of years to generate such custom domain. Obviously, that is not true, unless you have got a good piece of hardware. Although, ...
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many IP tor in blacklist?

too many tor ip's have been blacklisted. When I try to login gmail, google, youtube. I'm tired of having to verify captcha constantly. Is there a way to exclude the IPs that have been blacklisted. Or ...
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Connect directly to tor doesnt work and dont know how to set Custom bridge step by step

The first one i try "connect directly to Tor(Best) It says Failed.Try another option. So the "Custom bridge" i try by copying and paste all the "obfs4 ID :Port and fingerprint"...
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Tor hiden service ratelimits

While we are building a denial of service protection using and onionbalance for our HSv3 resources was discovered an interesting thing: during testing with simulated DDoS (launched 1000 tor client ...
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Tor can no longer access specific web site - Conneciton Timed out!

I am using the latest version (10.0.11) of the TOR browser and up until a few days ago, had no problems. Now I seem unable to access a specific website (that I can access via a standard browser.) The ...
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When I try to search for a site in duckduckgo it brings me to a blank white page

I just redownloaded TOR for the first time in a while so im relearning it. I tried to go to google just to try it out and see if it would work. Duckduckgo sent me to a blank white page with a search ...
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duckduckgo no longer working without javascript

Not sure if this is a problem for others or just that my own browser is not configured properly. But is anyone else unable to browse DuckDuckGo when they disable javascript/ turn security-level to ...
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How to use VPN with Tor browser?

There are many VPNs and some of them can be used with Tor network depending on the setup. There are two ways to use a VPN with the Tor browser. You can either connect to the VPN first and then the Tor ...
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Change homepage/new tab page

I know there have been posted some questions asking essentially the same. However, none of the fulfills my requirements. I would simply like to modifiy TOR's homepage and new tab page to include a set ...
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How to use Tor for scripts?

Say I wrote a script that uses Internet connection. What's the right approach to redirect it to tor so I stay anonymous? Sorry for a silly question I'm new to Tor. Thank you.
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JavaScript Tor control Library

I am trying to make a plugin for Firefox and I need a Tor control library for JavaScript. Can anyone suggest something ? I used Tor Stem and that is pretty awesome. I need similar functionality with ...
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Can onion service owners prevent their site from being indexed by darknet search by using a meta tag?

There are many multiple darknet search engines including Ahmia.fi and Torch. These darknet search engines index new hidden services every day. Can darknet site owners use: <meta name="...
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Tor browser downloading MPEG-4 videos instead of playing them

a pop up window shows up asking what to do with the file instead of playing it in the browser. I just reinstalled tor and before the reinstallation it worked just fine
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Fast/Slow relays in Tor

How does Tor classify fast/slow relays (as in what is the bandwidth bar)? Is the Tor Path Selection protocol biased towards selecting fast relays for circuit construction? (The answer here How does a ...
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Why does the Tor browser come with DuckDuckGo (normal) as the default search engine and not DuckDuckGo onion?

After installing the Tor browser, the user's default search engine is https://duckduckgo.com. However, it make more sense for the user to search with DuckDuckGo's onion service. This way all the ...
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What other cryptocurrencies and financial innovations are gaining adoption on the darknet besides Bitcoin and Monero?

Besides bitcoin and monero, has the crypto and decentralized finance (DeFi) boom given rise to any sort of other illicit trade or past-time surrounding the thousands of altcoins in circulation on ...
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Are .onion sites decentralized?

Blockchain technology has given rise to something called "decentralized domains" like .crypto that cannot be censored, nor rented (in the case of namebase.io), unlike DNS domains like .com ...
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Would a url shortened link redirecting to a hidden service be considered part of the dark web?

https://tinyurl.com/ allows you to shorten URLs. Suppose I shorten the hidden service for DuckDuckGo (https://3g2upl4pq6kufc4m.onion/) to make it: https://tinyurl.com/2lxqxljq. This link redirects to ...
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Does Torch, a darknet search engine, really index 1 billion darknet sites?

Torch is a darknet search engine (URL: http://cnkj6nippubgycuj.onion/). It indexes new hidden services every day. You can search anything on it (it's uncensored). It's the oldest and longest running ...
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Why does having a second non-Tor browser open compromise your anonymity on Tor?

Using Tor by itself gives anonymity, but I heard that you must avoid opening a clearnet web browser at the same time as Tor otherwise it can leak your identity. Why and how does the second browser ...
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What's the difference between darknet, clearnet and hidden services?

Hidden services and darknet seem to be conjoined concepts, although distinct as the former seems to be a feature of the latter, not vice versa. But the description of the "clearnet" tag ...
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Why doesn't Tor browser block HTTP by default?

Unencrypted HTTP protocol does not protect data from being modified or intercepted. Without a secure connection, the user could be tracked and monitored, deanonymizing them. However, the Tor browser ...
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How do onion services host anonymous chatrooms and what level of anonymity is present when using one?

There are many onion services such as Talk to John Doe and OnionChat which have anonymous chatrooms. How do they connect random users and let them chat with each other. How anonymous are users when ...
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Signal NEWNYM vs 'New Tor Circuit for this site '

I'm currently using the NEWNYM signal to programmatically replicate the functionality of changing Tor circuits. However, it seems that this doesn't always function as intended and for certain sites ...
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How can I play low latency FPS games over Tor?

Is there a way to play low latency type games over Tor? Or what solutions are there so far?
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Trying to implement Tor protocols, why encryption is needed in some places?

I'm trying to implement Tor protocol as a small project at school. I read the paper: https://svn-archive.torproject.org/svn/projects/design-paper/tor-design.pdf and related-docs. But there's a couple ...
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Are .onion sites also written in HTML?

Websites are primarily saved in .htm(l) format, being based on HTML (hypertext mark-up language), CSS, sometimes Javascript. Are .onion sites on the darknet no different, or are there unique coding ...
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Advertised bandwidth rising but consensus weight falling?

I am a new non-exit relay operator, currently running TOR v4.5.4 rc on a RaspberryPi 3B+, on a FTTH connection. My relay is https://metrics.torproject.org/rs.html#details/...
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.mp4 links fail to open, and other minor things in 10.0.10

Since a few days ago, can't pinpoint the date, .mp4 links fail to open; .webm play fine. These are links to straight .mp4 files, not through custom players, or anything, and they did play before with ...
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Python3 + Tor's stem library => Permission denied when creating new hidden service

I am trying to deploy a new hidden service using Tor's stem library for Python3, but I am always receiving errors that the service can not be created due to '[Errno 13] Permission denied' issue. I am ...
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How does Tor browser protect against fraudulent pages?

The Tor browser has a setting in about:preferences#privacy to block dangerous and deceptive content. This includes blocking dangerous downloads and warning the user about unwanted and uncommon ...
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When new versions of the tor client stop supporting v2 addresses, will old clients still be able to access v2 addresses?

I have an application that uses v2 addresses-- if both ends (the hidden-service client and the hidden-service server) continue to use older tor client software (that "supports v2 addresses"),...
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Aren't old versions of Tor more stable at startup ? (Windows 64bit)

I was running newest Tor version and every time Tor starts and builds the network to connect it always fails, sometimes I had to restart 2 times to get Tor to build the network correctly, I remember ...
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What type of search engine is DuckDuckGo?

I've always been told DuckDuckGo is a clearnet search engine. However, in some of my recent searches on researching onion services I've managed to get search results with an onion service URL. I've ...
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Not possible to connect to other countries

I was running Tor-0.2.9.9 till yestoday, thene I installed the new version Tor-0.4.5.5-rc and i can not connect to Japan or India and also to other countries. In the old version it still works. WHY? ...
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How do I set a URL in TORRC file I keep getting index of it needs to point to the main directory

I am having an issue with routing my onion site to the right directory. For instance, it is going to the index of or root directory of the FTP for the site and not the site itself. Here are some ...
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Websites such as jitsi can't access my camera when I use the TorBrowser

I would like to do a video chat but the TorBrowser doesn't allow websites to ask for access to my camera. Is that because webrtc is disabled? what's the setting to enable to allow it?
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Besides .onion, what other domain extensions exist for the darknet?

Clearnet has hundreds of top-level domain extensions (TLDs): .com, .net, .org, .co.uk, .tv, etc It's hard to believe that only one TLD, .onion, was made for the darknet. Are there any other domain ...
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Is it safe to use StackExchange or Reddit over Tor?

I'll bet a lot of spammers and abusers and also use Tor, and Tor exit points are limited. If I happen to be assigned a Tor endpoint that was recently used to abuse the StackExchange or Reddit, they ...
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Disguising proxy requests as Tor browser requests

I'm hoping there's a simple fix for this issue so here goes. I've setup a proxy with Polipo and nginx which works really well on most hidden services. However certain websites start an endless loop at ...
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How to force Tor Browser to use specific exit node for specific website

Some websites are able to detect that you are using Tor Browser and block your connection. The most well-known example is google.com, which will re-direct you to a Captcha page on most exit nodes. ...
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Q & A: How do Firefox addons remove your privacy and anonymity while using the Tor browser?

I know not to install Firefox addons or plugins as it can compromise your privacy as stated by the Tor project. But what are the specific ways these addons can remove your anonymity and how can users ...
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Why I always need to start Tor at least two times so it starts correctly?

...and don't get the red web page that says "something went wrong", this is version 10.0.9 on Windows, this didn't happened before, the startup was smooth. wtf ?

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