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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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What is DuckDuckGo and how is it related to Tor browser?

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?
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Making the CDN, Google API calls goes through the encryption via browser extension

As I'm trying to make the unsecured hosted server(non-SSL based) that which are coded calling the standard Google API's & CDN websites Thereby, making that connections goes via encrypted. For ...
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Why isnt possible update to TOR 8.5.1 in Tails 3.14 on usb?

I can't update the new TOR in TAILS! Persistent volume and administrator are active. Thank you.
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Have Tor appear to be a different browser

I was wondering is there a way to fool websites into thinking that I am using another browser instead of what I'm really using, Tor Browser. Say I wanted example.com to see me connecting to them using ...
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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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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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Visiting Clearnet websites using Tor Browser

Does using the Tor Browser to visit Clearnet websites provide more privacy than visiting the same Clearnet websites using retail Firefox?
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Ios Onion Browser App KcfErrorDomainCfNetworkError 120

So i have installed the Onion Browser iOS app (Mike Tigas) on iOS 12 on an iPhone 8 Plus. I have used this app on the previous version of iOS on the same phone without issue. When I try to access any ...
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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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Error message “Cannot load XPCOM” at the start of Tor Browser

When I open the Tor Browser Bundle I get an error message from Firefox: "Cannot load XPCOM". How can I start the Tor Browser?
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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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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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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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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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Why does Firefox show as my browser and not Tor?

Why does Firefox show as my browser when I access a site, such as AOL? I thought Tor was my browser. What does Firefox have to do with this site?
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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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Can I log in if I browse with Tor? Is it safe?

If I browse with Tor, can I log in to my gmail, skydrive, etc. account? Doesn'T google, microsoft etc know then its me? I don't get that, thank you for explaining this to me.
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“HOWEVER, this browser is out of date”

I keep getting the browser is out of date message even tho I click on the onion, download the latest Tor Bundle & install it. Any suggestions? I'm asking because I sometimes have an issue with ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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i can`t download Tor Browser [duplicate]

i can`t download Tor browser.when i tried to enter it blocks
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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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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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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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OnionBrowser for iOS — how secure is it?

Currently it seems there are no torproject.org "officially sanctioned" solutions for iOS. However, there is a browser called OnionBrowser that passes check.torproject.org and is able to access hidden ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Is it safe to import bookmarks?

Is is safe to import bookmarks from another browser into the Tor Browser? How can I import my bookmarks if it is safe? I have not tried anything because I am not sure
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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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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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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 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 ...
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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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Multiple Browsers on Mac

Can I keep Tor and another browser on my Mac i.e. Safari so I can use the other browser to see videos (Flash?)
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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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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 ...