Questions tagged [add-on]

This tag is to be used for questions about add-ons, specifically about using them with the Tor browser and about why it is unsafe.

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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? ...
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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 ...
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Firefox Multi-Account Containers on Tor

Is there a way to install Firefox Multi-Account Containers addon and/or other container-based extensions on Tor Browser? Or, case it's not possible, is there any good reason for that, like a security ...
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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-...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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How to add custom rules to HTTPS Everywhere on TorBrowser implementation

The gui has no option for adding custom rules. What I need is site.com -> one.site.com I found instructions for adding your own custom rules to the rules files, but the directory does not exist on ...
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Why are the Tor button and Tor launcher addons no longer visible in the about:addons page?

I used to use the Tor browser many years ago, but I uninstalled and hadn't used it until today. When I checked the browser again, I was surprised to find no Torbutton or TorLauncher addons in about:...
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Does installing themes onto the Tor browser affect your privacy?

I know that it isn't recommended to install addons onto the Tor browser because they can track you or expose your identity. I've made an entire post about how this happens here: Q & A: How do ...
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Does Tails verification compromise anonymity?

I have installed Tails verification on my Tor browser. Is it possible that anonymity will be compromised in this case?
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Latest TOR Browser Bundle update fails to open privacy/security settings tab, strange behavior

I've installed the latest TOR Browser Bundle 9.5.4 ESR for Debian Linux and it doesn't allow access to the privacy/security settings tab any more. If you open Menu > Preferences, the following tabs/...
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Is OurStickys addon safe to use with TOR?

I am aware that in general installing addons in TOR is not recommended but OurStickys addon seems like a basic (and very useful) addon: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/ourstickys/ The ...
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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 ? ...