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Are packets signed before encryption in Tor?

When the clients sends a packet through relay nodes, is each packet signed then encrypted? If so, how do the relay nodes know the client's static public key to check the signature, as knowing this ...
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HS v3 client auth client side setup

I understand that the torrc in Tor Browser isn't meant to be edited and changes get reverted, so setting up a v3 client auth key on a client seems to take a lot of trial and error in getting all the ...
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MAC usage in Tor

Does every packet Tor sends have a MAC tag concatenated onto the end of the packet paylod? If so, how do they avoid pocket size overflow? Or is the MAC for a whole stream of packets??
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v3 hidden service client side authentication credentials provided by application at time of connect possible?

Is it possible for a client to connect via proxy and THEN provide the proper .auth_private credentials such that tor itself is not connecting to the HS which would expose that HS to client side ...
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Is it possible to track history when browsing in tor under l3 authentication system of college?

My college has recently started to use l3 authentication, the one in which you have to login each time to access the internet. This has enabled them to collect logs for each individual user. Is it ...