I have a very slow internet (120kbps) and so even saving a small file takes 15 minutes on a good day. I read tor switches circuit every 10 minutes, but if download proceeds more than 10 minutes, does it keep using same circuit without changing new? Thanks.

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Tor should keep the used circuit around until it isn't used anymore. (Aka your download finished.) Of course it can happen that a circuit dies even when it is in use. You should be able to resume a download successfully in most cases. Checking download signatures is advised provided they are available.

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