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Tor failed to start

Trying to connect to tor via selenium for the first time. Using Windows 7 64 ...Getting this error code.. selenium.common.exceptions.WebDriverException: Message: Process unexpectedly closed with ...
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Tor fails to bootstrap when SOCKSPORT set to anything but localhost

I have a server on the LAN that hosts a few minor Tor hidden services. I'd like it to also allow connections from the LAN to allow other computers on the LAN to use the SOCKSPORT rather than each one ...
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Cannot change torrc - file keeps getting overwritten

I want to add custom settings to my torrc file, but every time I start the Tor Browser Bundle, the contents get reset. How do I make the changes permanent?
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What is best Practices for Hosting Tor Onion Hidden Service?

I want to host Tor onion hidden service, I want to know what is the best technique to host it, can someone helps me with the below questions What is the best server operating system for hosting Tor ...
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privoxy/tor/python 503 SOCKS5 TTL expired

i'm trying to access hidden-service through python: import requests proxies = {'http': 'http://127.0.0.1:8118', 'https': 'http://127.0.0.1:8118'} s = requests.Session() r = s.get("http://...
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Shutterstock sends “406 Not Acceptable”

When I visit a specific webpage with Tor, I received the following error: 406 Not Acceptable openresty Does anybody understand what this means and how I can get around it? I do not receive this ...
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How do you edit torrc file while in TAILS?

I have been running TAILs with the TOR browser already installed in the system. When trying to access "torrc" file which is located in etc/tor it constantly refuses to allow it to be edited ...
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Republish Hidden Service Descriptor to HSDir

Someone thought it would be funny to ddos my hidden service. Now my .onion domain after days of ddos stopping, and stop > start the tor service doesn't want to display. How do I republish my onion ...
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What to do to access Tor Network when Tor browser can't contact bridges and relays?

Please, can anyone help me? I am born a Chinese, but I am an outsider among the Chinese, I don't like China very much, in fact I hate it. So I am in China, I am behind the Great FireWall of China, ...
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Someone put torrc other one torcc. Why?

I couldn't find torcc or torrc, at anywhere. I use a Catalina Mac version 10.15.7, but i can't find anyone that file. Someone could help me?
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How to configure Tor/TorBrowser to NOT use localhost?

NordVPN uses a TAP adapter, and Comodo Firewall allows you to create rules that only allows traffic originating from the MAC address of a TAP adapter. I don't see any way to configure Comodo to ensure ...
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How to configure tor/torrc correctly to use tor as HTTP proxy?

In my torrc config (pastebin) I use: HTTPTunnelPort 8118 for configure HTTP proxy listener on 8118 port, right? I also use latest Windows 10 2004 19041.508 and Tor 0.4.4.5. In Windows 10 proxy ...
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View tor full-page

when I open tor in full page I see a kind of giant footer instead of the classic bar at the bottom, please viw my attached image (tage here). do you know how to remove or how I can decrease the size?
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connect two server via tor

if we have two server let's say server1(92.92.92.92) server2(76.76.76.76). I'm working on redirect incoming traffic on server1 port 4444 to server2 port 12345,this is easy with iptables rule on ...
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How to Configure onionbalance backend instances for dynamic content sites like forums?

I just read through much of the docs and searched online but still have the following important question: How to configure onionbalance backend instances for dynamic content sites. It is very ...
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How to tunnel a VPN thru TOR (or VPN over Tor, rather) in Windows 10?

I would like to know how I can tunnel a VPN thru TOR. Like so, ME ---> TOR ---> VPN ---> WEBSITE This way, my visible IP address is that of my VPN, and not the TOR exit node. And, my VPN's ...
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How to setup nod route

now constantly encountering such chains: RandomCountry1>>>RandomCountry1>>>RandomCountry1 RandomCountry1>>>RandomCountry02>>>RandomCountry1 RandomCountry1>>&...
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Tor experimentation with replay traffic

I want to replay some real traffic and send it through Tor to collect Tor encrypted traffic. From what I have read so far, the shadow simulator or a private Tor testbed seem to be the best and safest ...
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I'd like to give my website an onion address and make it Tor-accessible, while using TailsOS. How would I do that?

I would like to give my website an onion address and make it Tor accessible, while using TailsOS. Its currently on clearnet. How would I go about doing that?
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Is there a graphical interface for Windows to run Tor Browser using specific list of ExitNodes rather than editing torrc every time?

I wonder if there is a graphical interface for Windows to run Tor Browser using specific list of ExitNodes rather than editing torrc every time? There are too many steps to perform this. Too bad that ...
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Disconnect after X minutes inactivity?

I read somewhere its not a good idea to remain connected to TOR network for long periods of time because it gives an attackers more opportunity to de-anonymize. The machine I am using is unatttended ...
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How to force 2020 version of Tor to exit specific country

I need to configure my Tor to exit US. I've read lots of tips from various web sites. In general, they all say to edit the torrc file and add ExitNodes {us} . It does not work. If I go to something ...
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firewall blocking tor browser on windows 10 pro

getting the homepage for less than a second before gah tab crashed error shows on tor browser 9.5.4 on windows 10 pro with quick heal antivirus. It works on linux vm on my pc and win10p on another pc ...
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How to setup email server for my Tor Hidden Service?

I'm wanting to setup an SMTP server for my tor hidden service. I'm assuming doing so would be as simple as setting up a normal email server and just giving its domain name as the hostname for however ...
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How to configure Tor for accepting cookies, 3rd party cookies and so on like normal FF

Tor is iteresting for me for getting different IP. How to get menues in Tor browser like on normal FF Browser? Thats because I like to configure surfing without private mode and accepting cookies, ...
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How to find point of failure in Nginx served hidden service?

I'm trying to test creating a prototype hidden service with nginx on Debian. The torrc file appears to be correct, has no problem being parsed by tor and the tor service is 100% boostrapped and ...
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Tor /var/lib/tor permissions

Doing ls -l /var/lib/tor I get the following: Permissions user user There are 14 more just like it. Is this normal? And if not, How do I remove them? Thanks for any help!
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Migrating a service from its v2 address to a new v3 one

I'm running a bitcoin node behind a v2 onion address. I'd like to migrate its traffic to a different, v3 address. Is there a way that my peers can be notified of such a change so they learn that ...
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“Problem Loading Page” when visiting my own page

I have decided to try hosting a hidden service in the TOR network, but every time I try to visit it through a separate machine through the TOR browser client I get a Problem Loading Page error: It ...
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How do I open external links from within newsboat (RSS reader) in an already open instance of Tor Browser?

I already checked out a similar question, but it's obsolete and didn't quite help me, hence I'm creating a new one. I tried passing arguments to start-tor-browser, firefox and even torbrowser-launcher ...
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Environment variables in torrc file

Is it possible to use environment variables in the torrc file ? My use case: automatically set a list of exit nodes and reload the Tor service.
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Is my torrc safe to use?

My torrc: RunAsDaemon 1 UpdateBridgesFromAuthority 1 UseBridges 1 #TestSocks 1 SafeSocks 1 ClientTransportPlugin obfs4 exec /usr/local/bin/obfs4proxy Bridge obfs4 84.38.65.174:46422 ...
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Tor client node ignores `set_config` from Stem

I was doing some experiments for a project on a Tor test network. I used Chutney to set up a small network and Stem to control one of the client nodes in the network. Because I made some changes on a ...
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How can I configure android Tor browser version 9.5 to use my prefered exitnodes?

I have already attempted to A: Change torrc file located at /data/data/org.torproject.torbrowser/app_torservice/torrc, but this file is rewritten at app launch. B: Do the same but 'live', (i.e. ...
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What is the difference between the Tor browser initiated by Firefox v68.9.0esr and Brave Version 1.10.97 Chromium: 83.0?

I'm using Tor browser initiated through Firefox v68.9.0esr and Brave Version 1.10.97 Chromium: 83.0 interchangeably for quite some time now. While automating I'm able to able to start a Mozilla based ...
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Asterisk VoIP Server over OpenVPN in Tor Hidden Service

Evening. Generate encryption keys with OpenSSL. OpenVPN server openvpn.conf configuration file: mode server tls-server dev tun proto tcp-server port 1194 server 10.8.0.0 255.255.0.0 ca /vpn/ca.crt ...
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Tor Browser Data Files

I want to know what the difference between the torrc file & the torrc-defaults file is, seeing in the verbose output it says both are read when I start my browser. I also want to know the purpose ...
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two or more onion domains on the same vps

I installed a few onion domains: in /etc/torrc and /var/lib/tor/hidden_services.... on the same port and configured one virtual host on nginx for these domains (same document root). Usually all the ...
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Instructions for bridges do not match the browser tools

There are a few places in the user manuals that talk about bridges. Three different methods of using bridges are mentioned, however, only one of them works. I have looked exhaustively and have been ...
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Configure “host -> ssh(encrypted socks5 proxy) -> Tor -> destination” on Whonix

The goal is to create an encrypted connection all the way between host and tor exit node, while hiding the use of tor from the host isp and masking host network activity as ssh encrypted traffic when ...
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is it safe to download Tor browser from other browser

1.i just learnt about Tor, and i'd like to know where is the best place to download Tor browser,i feel downloading from the google play store or another browser might have a negative effect on the ...
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How to configure Tor to act as a Directory Authority?

I am looking to perform a series of experiments that would result in a tor-like implementation on a non-desktop platform for purely academic purposes. Before starting implementation itself, I would ...
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Can't start the Tor Browser if Tor is running as a Windows service

I have installed Tor as a service on my Windows machine, because I occasionally need to tunnel things through Tor (e.g., SSH-over-Tor) and want to be able to do this without having to run the Tor ...
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hidden service + reverse proxy not working

i'm trying to set up a hidden service for an existing webserver that is behind a reverse proxy and i'm unable to get it work. i had no problems creating hidden services on servers with no reverse ...
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Can TOR Browser be used with proxychains?

i configured proxychains to use TOR and enabled No DNS Leak, i installed TOR and it's working fine (masking my IP and DNS). I also downloaded TOR Browser to use instead of firefox. Can someone help me ...
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Seperating the browser from the client

I really like the simplicity and the interface of the tor browser's configuration and connection step. Maybe it is not as simple as the terminal but after trying to configure I had to admit defeat. I ...
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The scary torrc

I've been trying to set exit nodes and obfs4 bridge(country blocking tor) into my torrc file but I can't find a recent post about that or any beginner friendly explanation. Can anyone provide me with ...
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I don't want to identify myself as a TOR user

Many users are using the TOR browser, and they are visiting my site. I am using some AdNetwork for monetization but they are not showing Ad if a user is vising my site through any proxy, VPN, or TOR ...
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Cannot remove grey bar at bottom of Tor Browser

Yesterday, I accidentally pressed Ctrl and another key which I do not remember anymore. This triggered my Tor Browser to look like this: How can I get rid of this grey bar at the bottom?
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Changing Security Level per site?

I've had quite a few instances browsing .onions that require Javascript to be enabled (protonmail, for example). I don't believe there is a way to configure this directly in Tor browser settings, so ...

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