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Unable to save edited torrc in Tails

Logged in as admin then used: sudo nano /etc/tor/torrc ExcludeNodes {us},{de},{fr} ExcludeExitNodes {us},{au},{ca},{nz},{gb},{fr} CTRL-X sudo systemctl restart tor This works for the current session ...
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Create a SocksPort with fix circuit/greater MaxCircuitDirtiness

For all my applications I am happy with the 10 min MaxCircuitDirtiness - it shall not change. But there is one application that needs the same IP for multiple requests (more than 10 min apart). I ...
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How can I limit the numbers of connections a Tor Relay is able to make? (iptables)

My router doesn't seem to have enough RAM to hold all Tor connections. My internet's basically dead. Have to use mobile internet :( So I have to limit the connections that Tor makes or the server ...
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V3 Client Auth breaks systemctl default service

https://bitcoin.stackexchange.com/questions/111276/not-able-to-create-private-v3-onion-service/111603#111603 This is related to the above post. Running tor with -f /etc/tor/torrc works fine, but it ...
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What is mirroring a Tor directory

In the torrc there is 'uncomment this to mirror directory information for others, please do if you have enough bandwith' I basically would have some bandwith free but my router is out of RAM. But this ...
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SAFECOOKIE authentication with a single script

https://stem.torproject.org/faq.html#i-m-using-safe-cookie-authentication I am trying to automate the process. Problem is that nc/netcat,socat,telnet client response has to act based on the server ...
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Tried for 120 seconds to get a connection to [scrubbed]:80. Giving up. (waiting for circuit)

Self-hosting onion service and noticed service has availability issues. Added following API route over clear net to monitor availability using Cronitor. app.get("/api/status/tor", async (req,...
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Tab crashes when I am faced with a CAPTCHA

When I try to access Discord in the TOR browser, a lot of times I am asked to complete a captcha when I log in. When the captcha pops up, I get a message saying "This tab has crashed" on TOR ...
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Tor Browser opens a new window with VPN ad each time a pirate bay search is started. Std Tor settings to block. How do you stop these popup ads?

Tor Browser opens a new window with VPN ad each time a pirate bay search is started. Std Tor settings to block. How do you stop these popup ads?
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user access to /var/lib/tor denied after fresh tor install on raspberry pi 4

Raspberry PI 4 running Raspbian Full Install, I followed the instructions at https://community.torproject.org/onion-services/setup/install/ following the debian/ubuntu section but using the default ...
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How to get as many new unique IPs as possible?

I am currently using one TOR browser and get on average 722 unique different IPs per day. I use MaxCircuitDirtiness 10 which gives me a new circuit/IP every 10 seconds. Next I set up a second tor ...
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realvnc viewer login username grayed out

When I login using vncviewer to vnc server it doesn't give me a user name in the login prompt, just a password. If I enter the password it won't log me in. I thought it might have a default username ...
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Static/Portable Tor Build For MacOS

Pretty much what the title says, is it possible to get a static Tor build running with modern code? All of the examples I've seen of this are from years ago, mostly on Linux too. I'm in an environment ...
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Tor as daemon won't load torrc file, will run it when invoked as root via CLI

I've installed Tor on a debian bullseye setup, using Tor's own repo. When I invoke Tor through the command line (as root), the service loads correctly and I can access my test .onion site through a ...
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How shall i fix 11/8/21, 16:25:35.689 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set

i get the following error: 11/8/21, 16:25:35.689 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network connections. Shutting down all existing connections. Whenever,i try to ...
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How to use only the fastest relays?

I have heard that in Tor it is possible to increase the speed by using only the fastest relays. However, I did not find anything like this in the instructions. How can i do this?
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Is it possible to use Tor without Tor network?

I like the feature subset Tor has from firefox and the hardened settings. I also like the IP hiding I get when using Tor for personal browsing. Sometimes however, the Tor network gets in the way when ...
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Tor daemon is frozenn ( Rend stream is 120 seconds late.)

Good day, i have some problem with tor daemon on Linux. i use tor daemon to proxy access some site, but periodic tor is frozen, and can't proxy requests. in logs i seee only this. Oct 07 02:29:54 Tor[...
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Tor stuck on "Bootstrapped 10%" on macOS

I’m experiencing a problem with tor on macOs. I installed tor with $ brew install tor. When I launch it with $ /usr/local/opt/tor/bin/tor I get stuck at 10%, e.g., Oct 06 16:20:18.299 [notice] Tor ...
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Tor connection issue with proxychains

So I'm new to learning tor and proxychains and while I was trying to figure out why proxychains aren't working, I think there's issue with connecting to tor. tor service status Sep 24 20:43:49.265 [...
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What precautions should I take if I want to use Tor to hide my traffic from my University?

I am student at university and use university internet. I am interested in using Tor to prevent my university from seeing what sites I visit and what I am doing on those sites. As I understand it now, ...
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One site will not load on TOR

I have used TOR for a while now, and I have no problems, except it is a bit slow to load pages, which is fine. www.netspend.com/activation is a site to activate a VISA debit card, which I want to ...
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Access ORPort via tailscale

I'm trying to setup Tor Exit Node but I'm behind CG-NAT. I came across the idea of port-forwarding my local ORPort to a VPS which has Public IP and is accessible to world. For communication between my ...
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The first time I started tor through the terminal, it got stuck at 5%, but clicking on the tor software worked. In China

Sep 15 20:59:48.986 [notice] Tor v0.2.4.27 (git-412e3f7dc9c6c01a) running on Linux with Libevent 2.0.21-stable and OpenSSL 1.0.1f. Sep 15 20:59:48.986 [notice] Tor can't help you if you use it wrong! ...
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Burpsuite and Tor browser problem

I set http / https proxy as 127.0.0.1 / 8080 in tor browser and set socks proxy as 127.0.0.1 / 9150 in burpsuite. But whenever i click 'connect' in tb, it doesn't work. what is wrong??? OS : win 10 ...
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I clicked open instead of save and now I can't play the file I downloaded from Tor (Mac)

I just dowloaded the LOTR trilogy and clicked open with VLC Media player instead of saving and when I closed TOR the movie stopped playing. I see "The Fellowship of the Ring" in my recently ...
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Tor doesn't work until I run "Tor" in the terminal

Tor@default.service fails to run and journalctl -eu tor@default outputs this - https://campfirebg.eu5.org/upload/log.txt Any help?
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Tor doesn't read the torrc file

When I tried to create a .onion service by modifying the torrc file, nothing happened. I mean nothing. The official website says that if tor is not starting then there is a problem. Well tor is ...
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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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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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