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How can I disable the grey border?

In Tor, I see a border around every webpage. I think it might be to hide fingerprints, but it really annoys me. Is there any way I can remove it? I am using Tor 9.0.2 on Windows 10
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With Tor, do i keep firefox installation

hi thanks for the help.. i think i did look up question about having firefox but don't recall answer, for dealing with other security issues. i notice recent hacks into firefox directory, affecting ...
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NEW TOR VERSION problem

i am having a problem with the new gor upgrade. i do too much work online to allow moving of the vertical scroll bar (off of the right border). is there some way to turn that aspect off?? i will ...
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Configure Tor to connect Bridge

With the Tor Browser, I can configure to set a built-in bridge. For example the picture below, I can select a built-in bridge the meek-azure. Now I am trying to use the Tor Expert Bundle with a ...
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Connect to Tor Bridge running on Google Cloud

I deployed a Tor Bridge on Google Cloud. I can connect to the bridge from my local machine(Tor Browser on the local machine) using this - <Googe cloud ip>:9001 9001 is ORPort on Google cloud. ...
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How easy or difficult it is to find an .onion website's real IP?

Some say that it is not very difficult to find the real IP of a onion website if you are a decent enough Networking Professional. However, I don't think it is that easy. So, I am guessing the truth is ...
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TOR BROWSER NOT OPENING

i just downloaded the tor browser but it's not opening after installation. It keeps saying "this application was unable to start correctly (0xc000007b). Click OK to close application" What do i do?
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How anonymous would be this set up?

I have a windows pc connected to Mullvad VPN and a Kali linux VM connected to whonix gateway. If I start tor on the kali to set up an .onion website..should I add another layer by connecting to a VPN ...
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Why does AvoidDiskWrites crash tor 0.4.2.3-alpha?

Using latest alpha tor bundle 9.5a2 with tor 0.4.2.3-alpha. Setting AvoidDiskWrites to 1 instacrashes tor on launch with no log.
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How does a server process find its “hidden service”?

I have a bitcoin node at home, running over tor, and would like to access it from outside my home network. Two questions pop up, for which I haven't found answer in the Bitcoin community: 1) Bitcoin ...
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How to import bookmarks into Tor browser from other browsers?

How do I import bookmarks into Tor Browser from other browsers? The Tor Browser version I am using is 9.0.1.
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How to block access to a specific website for the Tor user?

Im using ubuntu, with Tor browser. I blacklisted certain unwanted websites on my router and on this computer in iptables, but I can still access them via Tor (i cant acess on regular browsers). How to ...
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Tor Client limit bandwidth

Is there any way to limit the bandwidth used by Tor as a client? I use Tor as a client and I want to limit the bandwidth used by Tor without any additional application. Is that possible?
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How to disable Windows Tor Browser 9.0 update check?

How to disable Windows Tor Browser 9.0 update check? I have traversed Stack Exchange and found no valid methods. Includes the following invalid articles: https://superuser.com/questions/1325421/...
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How Build Tor Statically Into An Application

I have a C++ app that communicates data back and forth. I want to automatically run all connections in the program through Tor. I have it working if I already have Tor installed and set Tor as the ...
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How to active enterprise policies in Tor Browser 9.0?

How to active enterprise policies in Tor Browser 9.0 for Windows? Please help, thank you!
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Error: Couldn't rotate onion key

For a long time I am running a TOR relay on my home fiber Internet connection without any issues, however the last month or so every hour the following error message is shown to the log. Oct 27 12:25:...
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What is the reason that Tor doesn't have Qwant as a search engine?

Qwant claims like DuckDuckgo to be a privacy focused search engine with european servers and their own indexing. So what is the reason Tor doesn't show it as a search engine? Thank you for your help!
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Are my Entry/Exit Nodes correct if I want my location set to USA?

I want my Tor Browser to tell other websites that I am located in the USA and no where else. I read online that I have to change my Nodes which I did. I am paranoid I might have messed up the "...
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Unable to open a web-page in Tor

I'm trying to open https://read.amazon.com on the latest version of Tor but I get a black screen. It works fine on Tor versions below 7. I'm wondering if I tweak the browser to get the web page to ...
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How can I make the Tor browser remember different zoom levels for different sites like the Firefox does?

for the firefox, I can set a zoom level for a domain, and then FF will remember this zoom level for every page of this domain for all the tabs. However, for Tor, it can only keep a zoom level for a ...
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Hidden Service in TestingTorNetwork connected to non-Exit Nodes

I set up a testing environment made of lxd containers on Ubuntu 18.04. Each container is based on the Ubuntu 18.04 image and runs Tor version 0.4.1.6. Specifically, I have the following running ...
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tor adds its own private_key for hidden_service, hijacking my custom .onion

If I delete every key from my /srv/www/html directory and then add my own shalot generated private to the same directory, upon tor start, it adds it's own keys to the directory, and then hijacks ...
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stop tor from changing its circuit

I'm in windows and my torcc file is like this: ExitNodes {ca},{us} StrictNodes 0 I want to set my exitnodes to canada and united states but when I open tor and go to a website, It changes the ...
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Migrate onion adress

I am having a problem migrating an url (address) onion on a new server. On my new server I have a first url (torrc) (which I generated on this new server) : HiddenServiceDir /var/lib/tor/...
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hi i can not use tor version 8.5.5 in first step

9/22/19, 19:08:29.606 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network connections. Shutting down all existing connections. 9/22/19, 19:08:29.606 [NOTICE] ...
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torrc file in Mac OS High Sierra

I installed tor via brew: brew install tor I am able to start tor from the command line, and the directory that tor is looking for the config file /usr/local/etc/tor does not exists after the ...
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How to configure node restrictions in Tor Browser 8.5.6 for Android?

In Tor Browser for Windows, I can edit the torrc file for things like ExcludeNodes and ExitNodes. In Orbot for Android, there is a settings menu where these can be configured. In Tor Browser 8.5.6 ...
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Installed Tor, it wont open

Says it cant reach port. I was never offered the option to configure it (Region allowed, not allowed) and have disabled and reconfigured windows defender several times. I double checked that my clock ...
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How to show Tor nodes or exits

When I used Tor a time ago, on the left top corner I could see wich nodes and exit was currently used. Now I don't find that function anymore. How do I do this? Thanks in advance for any reaction!
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Which framework for calling server?

I need to develop a tor-compatible site and one of the requirements is not to use javascript. Which framework are people using? I'm not a php developer so that won't be a good option for me.
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How to prevent an extension from being disabled or removed?

I am trying to use Block Site extension to block access to some URLs in TOR browser in Windows 7. I want to prevent disabling or removing the extension in TOR browser. I found the following ...
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New to tor, is not working :(

I downloaded tor which ran but was "unable to connect" when I tried to access any sites. I uninstalled it and reinstalled but now it is just displaying: "Unable to connect to listener port" 8/30/19,...
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How can I use the microphone with JavaScript in TBB?

I am running some JavaScript on a website which collects all incoming microphone data with the AudioContext API. I've re-enabled the dom.audio API with the about:config setting. (For reference, ...
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INTERNAL ERROR: Raw assertion

I'm running tor in termux on my phone (Android version 5) I have clean install termux but it throw error in start: Additional information: Since tor has been blocked in my country i tried using ...
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How to setup Wtfpad Pluggable Transport in Tor?

Does anyone know how to get wfpadtools by Marc Juarez run? I tried but I failed. I am not sure whether it is because of Tor version. Torrc file for Bridge (torrc-relay.txt): DataDirectory /Users/...
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How to change IP Address every few seconds with TOR in Linux

I want to know if I can configure TOR on Linux to change / rotate IP every 30 seconds or say X seconds . I have tor setup but I don't want to keep browsing with same IP and want to change it every ...
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using tor-win32/TOR as a proxy for newsgroup software

I'm configuring a newsgroup software to connect to a news/NNTP server thru TOR (tor-win32) as a proxy. where do I put tor-win32 info within newsgroup software and where do I put news/NNTP server ...
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What is a private Tor network

While reading about botnets leveraging Tor hidden services for command and control I came across a term I have never seen or read about anywhere a private Tor network I tried researching this term ...
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Tor unexpectedly exited… Couldn't rename configuration file “torrc” to “torrc.orig.1”: Permission denied

Thanks for your time. I started getting this message a few days ago, I can't solve it. Tor ununexpectedly exited. This might be due to a bug in Tor itself, another program on your system, or ...
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Tor browser taking longer to launch after update on ubuntu 18.04 system

I have been using tor browser for some time now, 4 to 5 months maybe. Earlier it took 1-2 minutes for tor browser to launch. But then an upgrade happened, and now it takes 15-20 minutes. I'd click the ...
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How to use Tor bridges without IP address and port?

I want to make my Tor faster using Fast Bridges. in this answer the guy says: "You could use https://atlas.torproject.org to search for good nodes". I searched for good nodes , but the IP:PORT are not ...
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configuring a newsgroup software to connect to a news/NNTP server thru TOR

I'm configuring a newsgroup software to connect to a news/NNTP server thru TOR (tor-win32). where do I put tor-win32 info within newsgroup software and where do I put news/NNTP server within TOR ...
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How do I specify Tor use a single exit node that I specify (Tails user)?

Complete computer/Tor/Tails noob here. I want to use Tor (via Tails OS) using only one specific exit node. Can someone please provide detailed directions on how to do this? My understanding is that ...
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configuring “Windows Live Mail” to connect to a news/NNTP server thru TOR

I'm configuring "Windows Live Mail" to connect to a news/NNTP server thru TOR (tor-win32). where do I put tor-win32 info within "Windows Live Mail" and where do I put news/NNTP server within TOR ...
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Tried for 120 seconds to get a connection to 200.0.1.102:55555. Giving up. (waiting for circuit)

I don't know myself need to wait.I have set the torrc.conf correctly.And I have seen the circuit is built by nyx. please help me
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how reload TOR service with specific configuration

i have tor with default configuration an 10 other tor with specific config in macosx i can reload tor services with "brew services reload tor" command for reload tor with default config i ran other ...
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Hosting companies that allow hosting a laravel application on tor

Are there any hosting companies that offer tor services for hosting a laravel application. Is it even possible to host a laravel application over tor? Also, compile my laravel application and then ...
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During installation of the Tor browser a unique asymmetric key pair is created and stored. Is this stored on the HDD/SSD and used repeatedly?

I would like to know where the unique asymmetric key pair is stored following installation of the Tor browser. Is it stored in the HDD/SSD and used repeatedly or in RAM and changed for each browsing ...
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How am I anonymous and safe with my config?

I have got ThinkPad T400 with coreboot and minimal OpenBSD installation with full-disk encryption. All non-Tor traffic is dropped by pf. Only allowed traffic on the host is torified traffic from ...