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Is it possible to use built-in bridges or automatically request them for the tor daemon in Linux? (Not Tor Browser)

I want to use obfs4 proxy to connect tor through it. It is not a Tor Browser. I know that Tor Browser provides options to use built-in bridges or request them online, but to use it in tor daemon I ...
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Can I provide Tor non-exit node while using same Tor as SOCKS proxy?

I'm using Tor for localhost SOCKS proxy and I want to provide Tor non-exit node using same torrc file. ORPort 443 Exitpolicy reject *:* Nickname ieditedtheconfig ContactInfo human@... AccountingStart ...
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Ajax request from firefox extension in tor browser

For the sake of a better understanding on how tor interally works, If I write a firefox extension (not an add-on), that does some ajax calls to some url (for example, 127.0.0.1, or some external ...
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How to build and install Tor from the source code from Git repository?

I want to build Tor from source code. Also, I was wondering if this source builds just the Tor service, or it includes the Tor Browser itself? If not, how can the Tor service that I built and ...
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Node.js in a hidden service?

Is it safe to use Node.js as the backend language of a hidden service? Or is it a poor choice when compared to languages such as PHP and/or Python?
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When the domain is called, port 8080 is attached?

I am trying to create a hidden service in TOR this due to learning reasons. It all seems to work fine when I want to use this normally with HTML. But as soon as I want to install a dynamic web ...
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Is this the most current way of setting up TOR on Android?

I am in the process of getting TOR browser installed & setup on an LG Android phone. Here is what I've done so far... I was first using Orbot & Inbrowser, but for various reasons I have ...
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I cant get ExitNodes { } working

I've come across a bunch of posts covering this, with answers ranging from "update tor" to "this feature got removed"... and none of them helped me. I run tor in alpine docker, ...
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Is it possible running several hidden services in same server but using different Tor processes?

I am aware that you can run different server instances on the same server but, as far as I know, they are sharing the same tor process. Let's see I have a server with 8 cpu cores and 16GB RAM and i ...
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Tor client fails when making bulk requests in a short period of time

I have a list of more than 16,000 thousand up to date active onion domains and I'm trying to download each page with parallel requests through python with tor client as the proxy. All requests take ...
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Tor trying to connect to a deleted bridge

I noticed some old bridges and deleted them. Tor still tries to connect to them. Is there any place that tor reaches the bridge beside etc/tor/torrc?
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Tor Broswer does not have permission to enter the profile

I downloaded Tor browser but every time i attempt to launch it all i get is this message: "Tor Browser does not have permission to enter the profile. Please adjust you file system settings and ...
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How to know IP address of exit node while hosting a tor service?

I'm following this official link to setup tor service. It's up and running as expected. Problem is I'm not able to get any public IP address to my app. I'm running fastapi + nginx + tor. Tor forwards ...
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Relay startup 'scrubbed' message

My relay was running continuously 40 days on a digital Ocean droplet running Ubuntu 20.4 when it suddenly crashed. I monitor the relay using putty and NYX. At 11pm I checked the relay and it was ...
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Using Tor over IPv6

Can someone explain what I have to configure to get tor working over ipv6 on client-side? $ torify telnet -6 www.google.com 80 telnet: could not resolve www.google.com/80: Non-recoverable failure in ...
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How to re-install tor source code

I have been facing a problem with Tor. It gets stuck at start-up Tor stuck at start-up. I downloaded Tor from GitHub link-https://github.com/torproject/tor.git. I am guessing maybe re-installing Tor ...
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Tor ExitNodes not working in the torrc?

I'm new to Tor and installed it and torsocks on a fresh ubuntu machine. I've set up and configured the torrc file with the following parameters: ExitNodes A0C59410B9030AC1385C4CA44C8DBFE13AF4BC9B ...
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Why do I get connected to TOR nodes that I excluded in TORRC?

I'm testing the TOR browser bundle and I keep getting connected to exit nodes in countries that I've explicitly excluded in my torrc: StrictNodes 1 ExcludeExitNodes {ad},{ar},{au},{at},{bs},{by},{be},...
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want to relocate the tabs bar from the top (just below menu bar) to the bottom of the screen (just above the windows bar)?

currently the tabs bar is at the top of the screen, just below the menu toolbar. i would like to relocate it near the bottom of the screen, just above the taskbar. how might it be done?
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obfs4proxy error

Ubuntu 20.4 - Digital Ocean Droplet Tor Bridge Relay [WARN] Pluggable Transport process terminated with status code 256 Anyone have a suggestion for the solution of this tor bridge puzzle? As a relay ...
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Configuring Firefox Private Browsing to use the Tor network?

Is it possible to configure Firefox's private browsing mode to always uses the Tor network? My goal is just to hide my IP address with Tor, not to be anonymous (similar to Brave's Private Window with ...
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Multiple hidden services on one server

How is it that I can host multiple (static) hidden services on one server? I am just needing 3 simple and static HTML sites with their own .onion? If I add multiple HiddenServiceDir do they have to be ...
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Tor Unexpectedly Exited (Windows 10)

I don't know why this is happening and I can be sure that it's not Windows Defender because Disk C is excluded so it can't do anything. I've tried resetting my PC and nothing have changed, I think I'...
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Tor on Android, is it even secure?

While I made some good experiences using Tor on Tails, I was wondering if using Tor on Android makes any sense at all, as I have been strongly advised against using it. After spending some hours ...
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Tor hidden service ctf

I have the address of a hidden service (.onion), since the flag is embedded inside it, and the hint is try to break anonymity if the server is configured incorrectly. I have no idea about the hint, ...
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Tor stuck at start-up

I have been using Tor for while. It was working fine but today it refuses to start. It gets stuck here (at start-up): Apr 29 08:06:14.918 [notice] Tor 0.4.4.0-alpha-dev (git-b6e60f26dd04fa4f) running ...
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How to correctly read the control port when Tor is started with `--ControlPort auto --ControlPortWriteToFile <TEMPORARY_PATH>`?

It is possible to start Tor with the following arguments (or parameters in Tor's config file): --ControlPort auto --ControlPortWriteToFile <TEMPORARY_FILE_PATH>> So Tor writes to <...
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Tor.services refusing to run on archlinux

I just did a full upgrade on my archlinux and now for some reason I can't get systemctl start tor.service to run. I can use the tor browser without this, but I usually need this service up before ...
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Where to find the latest Tor browser design and implementation?

Usually, I use the Tor browser and implementation document located here: https://torproject.org/projects/torbrowser/design/. However, this webpage only shows the design and implementation for Tor ...
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Any tor users who are looking to run relays on Windows?

So this is a tool I made which allows easy operation of tor relays on Windows. Made for people who have Windows but want to run relay without pain of Linux VM. Features: Auto installs tor and keeps up ...
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Which of my torrc files do I need to edit to exclude 14 eyes

I am having an issue in regards to what torrc file that I need to edit to exclude certain nodes for exit countries in my torrc files. For Ex. if I want to exclude the 14 eyes which of my torrc files ...
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UFW Rules and Tor

Would the following rules still allow Tor or would I need to add something? Also running DNScrypt with 1.1.1.1 in case that matters and I would also like to use a bridge. ~$ sudo ufw allow out on <...
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sanitize using policies.json

I am trying to set up a policies.json file and I can't get the sanitize option to work. I want it to clear download history but that isn't working. It isn't showing up under about:policies and when I ...
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Have both a tor-less tor browser and a regular tor browser

I would like to use the Tor browser, without the Tor Proxy and at the same time, still being able to use the regular Tor browser, Tor Proxy included. On both Ubuntu and Windows, I cannot run two ...
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V2 Domain RSA Private not working

I'm trying to connecting venify v2 domain with tor hidden_service. I'm using eschalot and shallot for generate domains. but when I change domain name in hostname and replace private_key. It stop ...
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Encrypted DNS without Tor Browser Bundle

If using Tor and NOT Tor Browser Bundle, do you need to encrypt your dns or is setting your DNS on router to Cloudflare DNS sufficient? wanting to obfuscate all DNS from view of ISP
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Tor browser's default theme uses os's color scheme. Is it fine? Can this be used for fingerprinting?

Tor browser's default theme uses os's color scheme. Just like firefox. If os is set to dark grey colors lets say, tor uses the same palette. If os is set to shades of black, tor uses the same palette ...
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Blank white screen pop-up when attempting to download files [Linux-specific]

Example: download image(s) Attempting to download files using Tor results in the following "white screen of death" to appear: and the only way to rid of this "pop-up", if I may ...
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Openvpn over TOR

I am trying to route my vpn traffic over TOR (Tor is using bridges) on ubuntu by simply adding the following in the tor configuration: UseBridges 1 Bridge bridge1 fingerprint1 Bridge bridge2 ...
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Is it possible to use Tor Browser with a persistent Tor daemon so the browser can start quickly?

Restarting Tor Browser – which automatically happens when closing the last tab – also causes it to restart its built-in Tor daemon. This can take a significant amount of time (certainly much higher ...
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Does installing the KeePassXC-Browser extension in Tor Browser change its fingerprint or otherwise reduce security?

KeePassXC’s browser integration documentation says: The KeePassXC-Browser extension is installed within your web browser so that you can automatically pull usernames and passwords from KeePassXC and ...
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TOR relay and DS-Lite, no public IPv4, tunnel workaround?

I wonder if anyone here has tried this before and maybe could give me some advice. My internet connection at home is dual stack lite so I don't have a public IPv4 address and therefore can't setup a ...
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TOR's incomprehensible behavior

I bought a clean Linux server (Debian 8) with 6 cores and 6 GB of RAM and installed TOR on it.: apt install tor After I make a few requests to a remote site via TOR, it can crash after a random time ...
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TOR is unstable on Linux (Debian). Address already in use

I installed TOR on the server with the command: apt-get install tor I corrected the configuration file and it looks like this (/etc/tor/torrc): ## Configuration file for a typical Tor user ## Last ...
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What percentage/ratio of entry nodes reside in 14 Eyes or NATO affiliated countries?

I spent a good amount of time editing my Tor configuration files to switch in between entry nodes and found that eventually after excluding all nodes, I was lastly routed through Kyrgyzstan. I only ...
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Does setting Tor Browser to “remember history” cause Tor Browser to violate any of the requirements in its design document?

Several answers to other questions recommend setting Tor Browser to “remember history” to, for example: Save passwords. Add permanent HTTPS certificates: answer 1, answer 2. The last answer has a ...
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duckduckgo no longer working without javascript

Not sure if this is a problem for others or just that my own browser is not configured properly. But is anyone else unable to browse DuckDuckGo when they disable javascript/ turn security-level to ...
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How to use VPN with Tor network?

There are many VPNs and some of them can be used with Tor network depending on the setup. There are two ways to use a VPN with the Tor browser. You can either connect to the VPN first and then the Tor ...
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Change homepage/new tab page

I know there have been posted some questions asking essentially the same. However, none of the fulfills my requirements. I would simply like to modifiy TOR's homepage and new tab page to include a set ...
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How to use Tor for scripts?

Say I wrote a script that uses Internet connection. What's the right approach to redirect it to tor so I stay anonymous? Sorry for a silly question I'm new to Tor. Thank you.

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