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New tor user…I’m confused

I just installed tor and on the page I see a place to type questions into something called DuckDuckGo, but not “tor browser”. Am I missing something. Thanks for any clarification, I’m confused. ...
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Hidden services not displaying fonts

I've been trying to visit a hidden service lately, and it hasn't been displaying fonts correctly, instead making them all "arial". How can I remedy this?
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Is it possible to use Ecosia in Tor and remain secure and anonymous?

I really like Ecosia and the idea of planting tres thanks to it but is it private and secure if I use it in Tor?
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Orfox Version block me when I'm asking a question and though I'm congratulate and configured in the Tor Orfox IP page?

Each time I tried to ask something, I'm redirected to a captcha telling me that I'm not using the last Orfox Version. but I've the both Orfox with one named Alpha and the other simply Orfox. Both are ...
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First Step After Congratulations in Orfox

UPDATING THIS OLD QUESTION, I JUST WANTED TO MADE ALL MY BEST APOLOGIES TO ALL THOSE WHOM "HAD KINDLY ANSWERED" THAT FABULOUSLY TO THIS REALLY COMPLEX SUBJECT I HAVE POSTED FEW WEEKS AGO. TO THOSE ...
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UPDT: Connection btw Tor malfunction and Beaker browser?

Tor wont start - probably flolling the installation and first use of Beaker. Never saw this message before. This Tor message is all I get, when I press "restart Tor". Question is what to do to ...
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Interesting TorBrowser / Bing interaction, wondering if anyone has a clue why?

When using regular ol' Firefox with HTTPSAnywhere and Noscript, doing an image search on Bing and searching for "lolcats" will get you the expected image results, but also this little related search "...
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ultimate encryption and protection of sensitive data

I have many sensitive documentation which I am scared to lose or get somebody accessed. My question would be what is the ultimate encryption protection? I have read lot of articles saying that for ...
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Whatsapp Web QR Code flashes and vanishes

I am using Tor browser 7.5.6 (latest, 32 bits) on windows 10. I like to use Whatsapp on web. So I go to : https://web.whatsapp.com/ The site shows a QR code which I scan with my phone. And boom! I ...
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History: Never remember history

I always set my default in settings to be history:never remember history but it always reverts to use custom settings for history. Why? Also, I have Duckduckgo for my default browser, but it always ...
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Cloudflare's new .onion DNS resolver?

Cloudflare recently announced their new "hidden DNS resolver". https://dns4torpnlfs2ifuz2s2yf3fc7rdmsbhm6rw75euj35pac6ap25zgqad.onion/ I'm wondering if it can be used with the tor browser or the ...
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DuckDuckGo does not work correctly through Tor

When I link to DuckDuckGo from the Tor Browser it always comes up without the menu bar for DDG. This results in me not being able to change the settings, consequently it is always loaded with search ...
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Using Telegram Web inside Tor Browser: Log-in attempts fail several times?

When trying to log-in to my Telegram account on web.telegram.org I get requested to insert my phone number as usual. The next step would be insertion of a log-in authentification code that I receive ...
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tor failed to establish a network connection

IDK whats the problem, it worked till now. Blockquote 7/10/2018 13:08:01 PM.600 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network connections. Shutting down all ...
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Unable to connect to localhost or 127.0.0.1

I am trying to setup onion hidden service and i am using xampp default apache web server. I setup everything correctly and got my hostname and private key but the main problem i am getting is that i ...
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Unable to connect to the tor browser. Log given below. Please help. Have tried all the bridges but no luck

4/28/2018 18:29:35 PM.200 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network connections. Shutting down all existing connections. 4/28/2018 18:29:35 PM.200 [NOTICE] ...
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Error during first tor browser launch

I have problem with first tor launch on Parrot GNU/Linux, Release 3.11 32-bit , Kernel Linux 4.14.0-parrot13-686-pae i686, Kernel Linux 4.14.0-parrot13-686-pae i686. I extracted Tor tar.xz package, an ...
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Is it recommend to use Tor browser to buy things online?

I know that you'll have the same identity (IP) on the same site but since it's not your own IP (in another word you're connecting the site through other device) is it safe (recommend) to buy things ...
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How to start Tor without browser,see deatils

this picture is from Process Explorer there are two firefox in this picture,I only want to start all the Tor stuff(such as Tor.exe meek....) under the blue circle,so that I can have the proxy,but don'...
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How does Tor browser find hidden websites [closed]

I was reading about search engines and i have seen that google for example is crawling and expending it's indexes by finding new links inside of the current websites he is scanning at the time. So my ...
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Tor Browser is not working in the new Tails 3.3 version

The browser simple doesn't load. When I click in the icon both in the favorites or Internet menu nothing happens. When I try using the command line (through tor-browser command) it shows this: The ...
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i can`t download Tor Browser [duplicate]

i can`t download Tor browser.when i tried to enter it blocks
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Setup Tor Browser as a regular browser [duplicate]

How do you setup Tor Browser as a regular browser? I want everything working just like with a regular browser, all tracking cookies etc. working just with relay. At the moment I am trying to ...
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Does Tor prevent people from finding the sites you visited before dowloading Tor, or does it only block your history after downloading Tor?

The title is my question--does Tor block access to your internet browsing history before you download Tor, or does it block access to your internet use after downloading Tor?
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Load an html file in tails browser while offline?

Using tails 2.1, I am trying to open an html file in a browser from persistent storage / or usb drive. If I try to open in Tor browser (default), it is not loaded at all. (I tried disabling all add-...
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How to make tor browser work with the system tor service rather than the tor service provided with the browser

How to make tor browser work with the system tor service rather than the tor service provided with the browser. Certain files in the Browser folder must be changed. PS: I start the tor service on ...
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OONI Hackathon Berlin [closed]

I just wanted to ask if I could also go to the "Hackathon" to find out more about the Tor Browser because I'm doing a presentation about it in school.
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How to use Tor with Google Chrome?

I followed online advices to run google-chrome with tor (on Ubuntu 16.04) tor & 2&>1 >/dev/null /usr/bin/google-chrome-stable --proxy-server="localhost:9050;https=localhost:9050;socks=...
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If i download Tor will i keep my other browsers and be able to use them still?

I just wanna know if it will make it my default browser and get rid of my other ones or what
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Are Tor server IPs recently blocked to access China Network?

In the recent weeks, I (from outside China) try to use tor to browse http websites (esp those major public ones) hosted in China. But it turns out that the browser is always "waiting for xxx.xxx.com .....
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Why did NoScript in my TorBrowser change to “Allow all scripts Globally” on its own?

Today I noticed that NoScript in TorBrowser has allowed all scripts globally! I've had them disabled by default ever since I formated the disc. I didn't change any NoScript settings. Both my laptop's ...
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TorButton Warning and SSL

A little new to Tor, been taking a closer look at how requests happen in the browser. At the top when I open Tools >> Web Developer >> Browser Console and start browsing the web I notice a few things: ...
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Remove bookmarks from tor browser

I use tor browser and have some bookmarks. Now I want to remove those bookmarks completely. I already tried approach mentioned on this link. I deleted places.sqlite file but all my bookmarks are still ...
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TOR Browser 6.0..2 Exit

Downloaded a number of times within a months time with same result. Seemless download but when selected to install and at the end of the install, it displays "tor exited." "Make copy for log" When ...
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Why does Tor Browser use Firefox?

Why does Tor Browser use Firefox?
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How do i avoid the “i am not a robot” verification when i open a new website? [duplicate]

I am new to Tor, as soon as i installed and started surfing. The browser started asking me to verify if i was a robot for every new website i access. How can i avoid it?
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How to torify a web browser?

I have successfully torified a program in terminal under Ubuntu, following https://linuxaria.com/howto/how-to-anonymize-the-programs-from-your-terminal-with-torify: In this example we’ll keep all ...
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TOR/Firefox freeze on fresh Windows 8.1 install

(yeah - I know - 8.1 sucks but I need this install for a work gig) Just wiped a system, reinstalled w/ W8.1 (x64), 8 gigs of RAM, i5, SSD - runs like a champ. Downloaded TOR, saved it to my Downloads ...
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Identity within TOR Browser [duplicate]

Before I updated, the browser would tell me where I was logging on from: Germany, France and such. Now it only gives an IP address. I travel extensively and often require an identity from the US and ...
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Can't access http (non-ssl) sites with tor browser

As the title says, i'm not able to access any clear http site with tor browser, letting me only access ssl-protected pages, for both "normal" sites and .onion sites. The same thing does not happen if ...
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Tor browser and Google hangouts

I use tor browser for Gmail and Google+ account since April. It used to works good, but I have to switch on JavaScripts, of course. Gmail chat used to works good, but since today or yesterday Google ...
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tor vs https://startpage.com

Let's say I want to find information about some dictator and want people to answer questions about him. I want to be undetected + insure the same for the people in such a survey. What are the ...
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Failed to connect to Tor network?

I tried connecting to the Tor network. Each time it stops at Loading Network Status . This is the log file: 27-05-2015 10:54:40.877 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-...
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Gmail and Gtalk over Tor suggestions

How should one best access Google communications and social services, like Gmail, Talk/Hangouts, and maybe G+ over Tor? I'll propose the default threat model for interacting with Google as : We've ...
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Unable to connect in China

I'm from the UK, but I work as an English teacher in China. Usually I get around the Chinese firewall by using a VPN, but lately the government has been stepping up their efforts to block these, so I ...
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What to do about Foxacid [closed]

8 days ago in Germany where my Windows 7 PC is located I upgraded its U.S. Firefox browser by hitting the Help/On Firefox tab (I think it was ver 35.0a1, or something like that), I was focibly ...
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Tor browser user-agent strings

What is the current user-agent string(s) of the Tor browser? What user-agent strings has the Tor browser (and older Tor software) used in the past?
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IDM CC extension is not working in Tor browser

IDM CC which is used to work fine with Mozilla browser, is not working in Tor browser, even though it is successfully installed in Tor browser. For an example, when a video is being played the IDM ...
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Do I have to uninstall my other browsers before using Tor Browser Bundle?

I'm new to Tor and not a computer whiz. I use IE and Chrome, or have done until now and have no idea how many cookies are around. Will my searches on Tor Browser Bundle be totally anonymous with the ...
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Tor will not allow me to view . onion sites [duplicate]

I downloaded Tor a few days ago and It will not allow me to see any .onion sites. All other sites seem to be working but when I try hidden services I get Firefox can't establish a connection to the ...