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External links do not open on Tor browser

Running Ubuntu 20.10 and I have made Tor my default browser. It works well except when I click on external links (from an application, say ULauncher or a ebook reader). Then I get an error message:
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What is best Practices for Hosting Tor Onion Hidden Service?

I want to host Tor onion hidden service, I want to know what is the best technique to host it, can someone helps me with the below questions What is the best server operating system for hosting Tor ...
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If a client builds a full circuit to the rendezvous point, how can there be 6 hops between client and hidden service?

On https://2019.www.torproject.org/docs/onion-services it says that whenever the client or server contacts the rendezvous point or one introduction point, it always builds a full tor circuit. So, why ...
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Samsung Email Client

I have tor running through Termux on my phone and I was able to set up Firefox Android to use that tor connection without any problems. Now, I'd like to be able to use the stock Samsung Email Client ...
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Creating alias for .onion addresses

I have a few .onion address and I want to make them operation system wide aliases so everytime I entered their alias, OS resolves them to their original .onion address and and then tor opens them. I ...
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Server is unreachable

I've set up a computer in my home just to run a relay. I have a fiber connection to my house and want to put it to good use so im trying to run tor. My server is currently running debian,(Ubuntu) as ...
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Can I get a T-shirt by donating Tor $75 via cryptocurrency?

Recently, I donated Tor $25 via Bitcoin, but then I realized that they’re running a campaign that they will give people who donated $75 or more a T-shirt. Just wondering if I can send them $50 more ...
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How to simulate tor in a close network?

I'm interested in setting up a simulated tor network on a closed network. I'd like to setup multiple VMs as tor relays and somehow have tor on another VM create a circuit based on the list of tor ...
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Tor browser quits abruptly when SafeEyes breaks start

I am on Ubuntu 20.10, my Tor browser is up-to-date and I use SafeEyes app. SafeEyes is an app to help protect against eye strain. There are breaks where the system is sort of suspended for 20 seconds ...
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Problem getting chutney to configure

I am trying to get chutney running with a basic network configuration and I keep getting a bootstrapping error. I can't figure out exactly why it's failing and I'm hoping someone can help me. Here is ...
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What are great onion websites for researching and finding information?

I am really interested in finding sites with in depth topics. Can anyone recommend any great onion sites for finding in depth information on any specific topic? As well as sites for researching ...
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Interesting fingerprinter found in the wild… possible vulnerability?

Was passed an interesting browser fingerprinter someone found in the wild and was curious how the Tor browser would respond to it. Not sure what the original site was that served it... Script is at ...
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privoxy/tor/python 503 SOCKS5 TTL expired

i'm trying to access hidden-service through python: import requests proxies = {'http': 'http://127.0.0.1:8118', 'https': 'http://127.0.0.1:8118'} s = requests.Session() r = s.get("http://...
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Switching to v3 address

i've been running v2 onion address for my clearweb blog for some time.However i heard that from 2021 the v2 will be removed and only v3 addresses will be working.Since yesterday i have been trying to ...
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Is it possible to host a hidden service with a v2 onion address using Tor 0.4.1.5, and if so how?

Is it possible to host a hidden service with a v2 onion address using Tor 0.4.1.5, and if so how? I have to use a tor client that has not yet been updated to use v3 onion addresses. I have tried to ...
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Shutterstock sends “406 Not Acceptable”

When I visit a specific webpage with Tor, I received the following error: 406 Not Acceptable openresty Does anybody understand what this means and how I can get around it? I do not receive this ...
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Do relay and entry nodes keep logs?

I research tor, and have some question bout it. Can relay node know which entry node transferred certain traffic? Or can't, cause tor uses ephemeral encryption and after circuit ends, keys removed, ...
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How does TOR divide bandwidth fairly between clients?

Is there some sort of limitation/throttling logic at all? And if so, is it based on the tor client instance, connection or IP address? What if I download a file over HTTP and download the first half ...
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Trouble with decryption (tails 4.12)

I have been trying to decrypt messages with public pgp keys (all of which are imported into my key ring) and I always get an error saying “decryption failed no secret key” this is a problem as the ...
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Host a hidden service on a different port and access from clearnet

I have an hidden service hosted on port 8080 (cause port 80 is busy on another service) and I'd like to allow people visit it through web proxies like onion.sh. Unfortunately, I have no idea on how to ...
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Website Monitoring of Tor Onion Services

How can I monitor the uptime of my website's tor hidden service endpoint so I get an immediate notification if it goes offline? Bonus points for fancy monthly/yearly uptime reports. I'd like to make ...
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Linux tor.service fails with “Unable to raise RLIMIT_MEMLOCK” at boot

[Archlinux 5.9.8-arch1-1] Since my kernel update 5.8.5 -> 5.9.3, tor.service fails at boot. The corresponding client setup is pretty plain but I can't find the hold-up ... $ tor --version Tor ...
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Why does Tor not block port 22?

From what I've seen Tor is a very useful tool for good, however, many exit node IPs seem to have tons of automated reports for SSH abuse or scanning on AbuseIPDB. Is there a reason that Tor keeps port ...
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Does an exit relay also relays non-exit traffic?

I would like to run an exit relay, but I don't want to deal with almost any abuse issues. So I figured to only exit to hidden services. If my understandings are right, the exit policy and the relay ...
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TOR browser won't open (I know it's been asked but I tried all the solutions I understood)

It worked a few days ago, but now it doesn't. The tor network works, I think, running tor I get: ~ >>> sudo tor Nov 11 18:52:17....
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“Your browser is being managed by your organization” what is this message?

Is my ISP watching me? "Your browser is being managed by your organization" appeared on Tor preferences. I have taken no security measures other than what TailsOS already has. Is there any ...
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How TBB commands tor to use a “New Circuit for this Site”?

Tor Browser Bundle has "New Circuit for this Site" button (or Ctrl/Cmd + Shift + L shortcut), doing what it says: changing circuit for specific domain. The question is: how TBB do it? And ...
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How do you edit torrc file while in TAILS?

I have been running TAILs with the TOR browser already installed in the system. When trying to access "torrc" file which is located in etc/tor it constantly refuses to allow it to be edited ...
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What programming languages are used to build tor hidden webpages (dark web webpages)

**Which programming languages are used to write onion webpages . and is it possible to use tor browser on Linux distributions with obtaining full anonymity? , and finally where can I study the onion ...
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cannot upgrade to tor unstable version

i run a tor relay on a raspberry pi3. all is ok so far but when i try to upgrade tor 0.4.2.7 to the latest unstable version it says something like: N: Skipping acquire of configured file 'main/binary-...
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Republish Hidden Service Descriptor to HSDir

Someone thought it would be funny to ddos my hidden service. Now my .onion domain after days of ddos stopping, and stop > start the tor service doesn't want to display. How do I republish my onion ...
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Who creates malicious Tor nodes, why, and how to they work?

I understand the concept of a malicious Tor node, but am confused on a few things. Who makes malicious Tor nodes? I assume non-Tor friendly governments and non-government threat actors. Why would ...
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VPN over Tor - is this an easy way to do it?

I know you should not mix Tor and VPN since it will rather deanonymise than anonymise yourself. However, I was curious how to do VPN over TOR: i.e. Host > TOR > VPN I stumbled upon this https://...
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What to do to access Tor Network when Tor browser can't contact bridges and relays?

Please, can anyone help me? I am born a Chinese, but I am an outsider among the Chinese, I don't like China very much, in fact I hate it. So I am in China, I am behind the Great FireWall of China, ...
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Safety of V2/V3 onions

I have 1 question, lets suppose the attacker got the 1 and the 3rd nodes of Tor circuit. Does using of V3 onion gives us some security benefits? Can attacker be able to disclose V2/V3 resource we are ...
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Tor keeps shutting down after a few minutes. Help

So after updating Tor it uses about 50-60% of my cpu and crashes after a few minutes when I have 3 or 4 tabs open. should I just reinstall it or what should I do?
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SIGNAL response contained unrecognized status code: 514

I'm trying to use tor as a proxy for a few HTTP requests as described in Stealthy Crawling using Scrapy, Tor and Privoxy, but instead of privoxy, I'm using tor's built-in HTTP tunnel. This is my tor ...
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TOR routing on same machine as browser

I want apps like Firefox and Chrome to have their Internet traffic routed through TOR, such that Firefox and Chrome would not know they are going through TOR. How would I configure Linux to make that ...
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What is the key blinding function used in the hidden service protocol v3?

I've read the rend-spec-v3.txt document which is supposed to be the specification for the v3 hidden service protocol. The document makes several references to a key blinding function that takes in an ...
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500 new relays at the beginning of each month?

.. and then they gradually vanish over the next 4 weeks! Can anyone tell me why this sawtooth pattern has appeared in the Tor relay metrics since August? On the 2nd August, 2nd Sep and 2nd Oct, about ...
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ExitNodes not respected on particular website

I have ExitNodes {rs},{kr},{sy},{cn} StrictNodes 1 set in my ./Browser/TorBrowser/Data/Tor/torrc file. It respects these ExitNodes on every website I've tried: except this website where it switches ...
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Why does the TOR browser bundle disclose my location

All sites visited using the TOR browser bundle correctly identify the country from where I'm accessing the internet. Why is that and how can I prevent this?
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Why doesn't tor connect to Socks4/5 proxies?

I can only connect to HTTPS proxies using FF's proxy feature. When i put in a socks4/5 proxy in FF, it doesn't connect to the proxy. Can anybody confirm this behaviour ? My setup: proxychains v4.14 ...
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Tor on Fedora 32, unable to run

Running the following below, but unable to run the below tor fedora 32 tor-browser-linux64-10.0.1_en-US.tar.xz Have verify PGP signatures & extracted tar, checked for file execution. drwx------. ...
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reduced attack surface when using a minimal window manager for tails?

I'd like to use an alternative window manager (WM) in TAILS. Currently TAILS ships with GNOME, which is a feature-rich and (relatively) user-friendly desktop environment. The reason why the TAILS-team ...
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tor log shows ignoring ExcludeNodes?

Tor Log says: [WARN] Not using bridge at [scrubbed]: it is in ExcludeNodes. and [NOTICE] Opened Socks listener on 127.0.0.1:9150 It minds that my tor, conexion/router have been hacked? To put you ...
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using proxy after tor

I'm looking to use proxychain to make a chain connection LOCAL -> Tor -> Residential Proxy -> My VPS. Could you please give me an advice how to configure the iptable to allow proxychain using ...
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If I upload an image using Tor on Pinterest, would anyone know it was I?

I created an account on Pinterest Using Tor Browser. Then I uploaded an image from my phone on Pinterest(Tor Browser), would anyone know it was me who uploaded the image?
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Restore session only after crash

I'm new here. Just had an annoying Tor Browser crash and stumbled upon: session restore My "issue" is not identical, but the answers are relevant. I don't know if I'm posting in the right ...
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Will cookies be preserved when restarting the Tor Browser after an automatic update?

On my computer, Tor Browser automatically updated itself. After the update, I am presented with this message whenever I try to access a website: I could restart the browser, but I currently have some ...

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