The website I frequent blocks tor exit nodes so I use a different way to obtain a unique IP address outside the tor network, so I can't use the tor network for that site. I do need to use tor browser instead of firefox however, due to the built-in anonymity enhancements though.

However there are a few things I would like the tor browser to allow me to do:

  1. when I disable my proxy port, I get the following message popup that I would like to disable (is it possible to disable this check?):

    torbutton cannot safely give you a new identity. it does not have access to the Tor Control Port. are you running Tor Browswer Bundle"

  2. is there a way to get tor browser to save form history & passwords the way firefox does?

  3. is there a way to set the screensize & position that tor browser uses when I click the button to create a new identity?

  1. Yes if you also install the tor configuration package - if you ar using linux just go to the add/remove software api and search for tor. otherwise go to https://github.com/micahflee/torbrowser-launcher and https://www.torproject.org/ and make sure you have installed the Tor brwoser launch settings.

  2. No

  3. I dont know that - in theory you could try to fuck around the application it self and set some new defaults


Tor browser is a Firefox specially tweaked in a source code to be what it is. If you need the features you're asking about - use a virtual machine routed through Tor totally and deploy a regular Firefox there - it will be the solution you're looking for.

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