Stack Exchange Network

Stack Exchange network consists of 175 Q&A communities including Stack Overflow, the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers.

Visit Stack Exchange

Questions tagged [add-on]

The tag has no usage guidance.

0
votes
2answers
330 views

IDM Integration

I was trying to download some videos which are restricted in my country. Sometimes there are some websites which are also restricted. I tried to integrate IDM into th ToR Browser. I failed. Is there ...
0
votes
1answer
87 views

LastPass extension - cannot login

Mac OS X High Sierra - TorBrowser 7.5.6 (based on Mozilla Firefox 52.9.0) I cannot use LastPass because the login window will not popup from the top window menu (the black square with three dots). I ...
3
votes
2answers
1k views

Would adding uBlock Origin to Tor Browser compromise its privacy?

There is a long discussion (covering two years) as to the pros and cons of including uBlock Origin as a pre-bundled part of the TBB (https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/17569), but no ...
1
vote
1answer
976 views

How can I save addon settings in Tor Browser?

I installed a Firefox addon to my Tor Browser and I need to adjust some settings in this addon for it to work properly. Yet, Tor Browser does not save my changes whenever I edit the settings through ...
0
votes
2answers
3k views

Download Manager with Tor

I would like to know if it's possible to integrate a download manager with Tor ? I use Free Download Manager and i want to know if i can change something in the parameters of Tor to do it possible ? ...
1
vote
1answer
104 views

NoScript has disabled Ublock's scripts

For some time now NoScript has disabled all Ublock's scripts. I have not this problem on Firefox. The scripts only work when I put Tor on low level of security. Can I put it on high level and do this: ...
1
vote
0answers
104 views

How to actually install/fix addons on tor?

I am (mostly) aware of the privacy-compromising implications of installing addons to tbb, to mitigate that I have compartmentalized my habits a bit (diff VMs with diff tbb setups going through a tor-...
1
vote
0answers
83 views

Is it possible to get some fingerprinting protection features of TBB in regular Firefox for non-Tor browsing?

I'd like to prevent Firefox from reading canvas, for example. As far as I understand, this is functionality of Tor Button extension which is part of Tor Browser Bundle, but it implies using Tor. What ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

Is Ghostery necessary with Tor?

Would using Ghostery be necessary in the Tor web browser? I know that my IP would be unknown but my patterns are well documented. My Tor browser settings are set to high.
0
votes
1answer
108 views

Addon/plugin “Unplug”, is it safe? [duplicate]

I tried the add-on named "Unplug", it works fine. But is it safe to use the "Unplug" add-on within Tor to catch streaming ? Thanks.
1
vote
1answer
464 views

What is the Tor browser's Adblock Plus default configuration on Tails OS?

Just like to know just in case some would like to have adblock functionalities on their Tor browsers. Disclaimer: Yes I know that adding this add-on will make a Tor browser appears more unique as it ...
1
vote
0answers
107 views

Is anyone maintaining a list of “Tor-vetted” browser add-ons?

I want to use my Tor Browser with some of my addons (e.g. avoiding Ads). I just read How can I check if a Firefox plugin is a deanonymization threat? and understood it is difficult for me as a user ...
0
votes
1answer
81 views

How do I enable plugins so I can use Tor to see sites that require plugins, and how do i prevent IP leak? [closed]

If a firewall is a good idea, where/how do i need to set up a firewall? (Sorry i'm not tech-savvy) Also i noticed firefox has an addon for preventing webrtc ip leaks. Can that be used with tor?
1
vote
0answers
593 views

Add-Ons On Tor Browser

Is it possible to have Add-On on Tor browser to directly download videos from the net? I have tried downloading a Firefox Add-On like VideoDownloader.net but it doesn't seem to work on Tor Browser? ...
1
vote
0answers
101 views

Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit and Tor [duplicate]

I installed Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit (free) on my PC. Malwarebytes claims that the product “wraps four layers of security around popular browsers, preventing exploits from compromising vulnerable ...
1
vote
2answers
109 views

My add-ons are not updating when tor browser is restarted

My add-ons are not updating, no matter how many times I restart tor browser. In my add-ons tab I have these messages: HTTPS-Everywhere will be updated after you restart Tor Browser. NoScript will ...
1
vote
2answers
40 views

Are FF add-ons visible through Tor?

I ask because that would be a bad info leak and could be used to identify someone uniquely instead of just a Tor user in a sea of Tor users. On that note, can I spoof them or hide them if the answer ...
2
votes
1answer
606 views

Install Adblock Edge for Tor Browser

I read in the FAQ that the Tor project officially doesn't recommend further Firefox add-ons. But it so happens that I won't use the Tor browser unless I get Adblock Edge to work like in my regular ...
2
votes
2answers
196 views

Are there Tor modifications that do NOT expose uniqueness?

Add-ons like Flash and VLC and others are more obvious, and the general notion stands that “any add-on is a risk to make your online fingerprint unique”, but I'd still like to think a simple ...
11
votes
3answers
12k views

Can I install Firefox addons on Tor Browser?

I want to begin to use Tor Browser (on Windows) but before I need to know some issues. I have read Tor's six pillars and one of that is "Don't enable or install browser plugins". So my doubt is: does ...
3
votes
2answers
2k views

Is it safe to install GreaseMonkey on TBB?

I would like to install GreaseMonkey on KBB. I understand that any script might add fingerprinting issue. What if I only install GreaseMonkey? As a side note: I only want to run my own script to read ...
1
vote
0answers
181 views

Facebook's onion site and Adblock Plus

If you don't know already, you can use Adblock Plus scripts to modify how https://facebook.com/ works. And you can even do things to improve your privacy, such as disabling the "message seen" feature ...
1
vote
2answers
147 views

Sidebar for custom addon broken in TBB

I can't find any information on Tor Browser Bundle's handling of addons, so any help would be appreciated. I wrote a basic addon for Firefox -- it was one of my first, so obviously it's pretty simple ...
2
votes
1answer
8k views

Video DownloadHelper extension ignores “no history” settings

I'm posting this here because the support site for this extension won't work for me from within TorBrowser - and as a warning for anyone else who might be as stupid as me to try using extensions ...
5
votes
2answers
4k views

Will disabling caching in Tor Browser increase anonymity, or decrease it?

I have stumbled upon the idea of disabling cache - completely. On one hand, I am thinking that due to having to load all elements afresh when visiting a page, I appear more like a fresh 'New Identity'...
11
votes
7answers
32k views

Is it safe to use Adblock Plus with Tor Browser Bundle?

Does Adblock Plus behave, or does it phone home or collect information about you? I'm using Tor Browser Bundle, but I don't like ads very much, so I want to use an adblocker, so long as it's safe to ...
1
vote
0answers
39 views

Does Adding or Removing Search Engines in TB's Search Bar Affect Annonymity?

Suppose I add or remove a search engine from Tor Browser's search bar; will my anonymity be compromised? I've tried to research this by running Panopticlick before and after installing a search ...
2
votes
0answers
57 views

NoScript has autoupdate on in TBB 3.6.6 [closed]

NoScript has autoupdate on in TBB 3.6.6. So my NoScript has updated at least two times. Is the autoupdate on a bug? If yes, what should I do? Reinstall TBB 3.6.6 and switch off the autoupdate? ...
5
votes
1answer
123 views

Why doesn't the Tor bundle feature a track/spy blocker?

Am I missing something or why is no spy/track blocker included in the browser bundle? I undestand that add-ons may weaken the anonymity/privacy but aren't the example add-ons below not trusted? e.g. ...
2
votes
1answer
306 views

Are there any 'safe' addons to manage browser functionallity?

I'm new to Tor, and would like to ask if three 'cosmetic' Firefox addons - Tab Mix Plus, All-in-one Sidebar, and Scrapbook - pose an anonymity threat?