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Cannot connect tor, Identity key mismatch

I tried connecting to tor, but I'm getting a identity key mismatch and I have no idea how to fix it. Jun 21 19:43:06.202 [notice] Tor v0.2.4.27 (git-412e3f7dc9c6c01a) running on Linux with Libevent ...
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Identity mismatch, bootstrap doesn't finish

Starting with the new browser bundle, I got an error with the the identities for the bridges. I'm working in a censored network, only meek was going well in the past. Now I got the following error: ...
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Tor stuck at 10% [duplicate]

On device connected to the same router Orbot is able to connect and work correctly. On laptop Tor stuck at 10%. For configuration file I use copy of torrc.sample with bridges added. I suppose in fresh ...
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Tor stuck at 10 % Bootstrap

I don't know why but my Tor can't seem to establish an encrypted directory connection. And when I see the logs it shows this warning "Problem bootstrapping. Stuck at 10 % : Connecting to directory ...
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[warn]Proxy Client:unable to connect to xxx.xxx.xxx(“TTL Expired”)

I am trying to connect to Internet via Tor. Tor used to work before(even the bridges). But now when I try to connect via bridge,getting this error, Jul 25 18:30:35.000 [warn] Proxy Client: unable to ...
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How should I verify Tor downloads?

When I go to https://www.torproject.org/download/download.html to download the Tor Browser for Windows, how can I be sure that the package I'm downloading is genuine, and hasn't been tampered with? ...
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How can Tor use a one hop circuit to a directory server during initial bootstrap?

The Tor manual says: TunnelDirConns 0|1 If non-zero, when a directory server we contact supports it, we will build a one-hop circuit and make an encrypted connection via its ORPort. (Default: ...
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Why does Tor use only one hop instead of three hops to connect to a directory server?

The Tor manual says: TunnelDirConns 0|1 If non-zero, when a directory server we contact supports it, we will build a one-hop circuit and make an encrypted connection via its ORPort. (Default: ...
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What impact does Tor's bootstrapping process have for attack models?

As I understand it, Tor nodes and clients bootstrap themselves by contacting over the regular internet some hard-coded addresses to get basic network information. What are the effects of this design ...