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Tor over Tor: Is it really risky?

I would like to discuss about the different tor config for achieving a better anonymity and prevent or making harder a de-anonymize attack (via tor-nodes by correlating traffic from user to endpoint) ...
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Exact location of the torrc configuration file for Tor Browser Bundle

I'm currently using the Tor Browser Bundle on a Debian 11 machine, I downloaded it from the Tor website. I need to customize the ExitNodes, in order to do this I have to edit the torrc file. I have ...
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I am on Ventura - I don't see this torrc file at all

My tor is installed in the applications keep getting this error that my torrc file could be corrupted. I have deleted and re-installed. my Library/app support/ does not have a Tor anything directory? ...
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Can't specify any guard nodes in torrc file

I am trying to do some research for my school thesis related to the Tor network, and I need to specify and use only one guard relay that I own while using the Tor browser. I tried to specify it with ...
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Hello, how would I go about changing the tor homepage?

I know this question has already been asked (all answers outdated) What i'm trying to do is make the "connect to tor" on the homepage to say something different. I think i've tried almost ...
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Tor Transparent proxy as gateway not working

I am trying to setup a Tor Transparent Proxy and redirect all its traffic to eth1 which will act as gateway. Network setup: eth0 < public interface tap0 192.168.56.1 < Tor interface eth1 10.10.0....
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i forgot my username for tor2door marketplace and have bitcoins is there a way to recover info?

I,deposited bitcoins into my wallet on tor2door marketplace and now cant remember my username can i recover it ? i do have the mnumeric code
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Torr file editor will automatically restore

I want to modify the configuration of the Torrc of the Tor browser. Before the Tor browser 12 version, the Torrc file is set to read only attributes and can be used normally, but the Torrc file is set ...
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Tor Browser stop working after few months' usage after last update version 12

Tor was working extremely well then it stops after the automated update. I have checked the time and date and the time zone all is alright. I look in the files and was not sure of what I was looking ...
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How do I re-enable drag and drop (previously working) for Tor Browser 12?

Up until the latest update of the Tor Browser 12.0, I was able drag and drop images/links to my desktop. My system is Windows 11. With this release I get a red circle with a red diagonal line ...
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How to stop Tor browsers from forging the user agent string?

The Tor browser is useful when you want to read regionally restricted websites, for example. Unfortunately, the Tor Browser also changes the browser agent string, so that some websites that check it ...
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Make Tor go through bridge by configuring torrc file

Hey everyone i want to know is there anyway that when i switch on my pc (os: kali linux) my pc automatic get connected to tor using bridge? I have already used normal systemctl command to start Tor by ...
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Two onion links to one site

I want to make two onion links to one site on my web server I created a new address with mkp224o. Got the hostname file and 2 keys. I put it in var/lib/tor Edited the torrc Now it's like this: ...
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How to use a specfic Tor middle node

I have a question related to Tor middle node. I already see some of the answers from here. But non of them is recent so I was thinking maybe some imporoment happen in Tor by now. I want to choose a ...
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Private key in bash history a security issue?

Assume I generate a Private key for a hidden service. Assume I receive it in base64 encoding (this can happen for example by using shallot and posting the results to stdout). Assume I install tor and ...
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How does Tor deal with IP changes on cellular data

Example: When using cellular data it is common to lose connection, and reconnect. How does Tor Browser deal with this, are there any security implications? i.e leaking of data to connected websites?
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How to exclude specific county from Entry Node by torrc file?

Its known its possible to set specific countrys by adding lines like follow, to torrc file from Tor browser. EntryNodes {??},{ug},{us},{fr} StrictNodes 1 ExitNodes {??},{ug},{us},{fr} StrictNodes 1 ...
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Unable get hidden service address

I followed this post: https://www.privex.io/articles/setup-tor-hidden-service-website/ to create a local lan website with ubuntu. But After I configurated and restarted the tor service. No hostname ...
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Tor Browser not suggesting ".onion available"?

I am using Tor Browser 11.5.7 (based on Mozilla Firefox 91.13.0esr) (64-bit) torproject support says: Onion-Location is a new HTTP header that web sites can use to advertise their onion counterpart. ...
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How to set hop count to 1?

I have set up an onion service to access my local network without forwarding ports. The service doesn't need to be anonymous and I am the only one accessing it (client authentication). So I want to ...
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Hidden service setup

Planning on starting my own hidden service but would want some advice regarding the security/privacy. Looking for someone with experience to be able to tell me from A to Z (from nothing to finished ...
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Vanilla bridges work fine in Tor Browser (Windows) and Orbot (Android) but doesn't anywhere else

Vanilla bridges do not work in OnionFruit vpn-style program for Windows, and on my Debian system - tor service won't start also. In Debian 10 I've added these lines at the end of /etc/tor/torrc file: ...
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TOR bridges & key certificate

I have configured a Centos 7 server with TOR and obfs4proxy and server is running OK. On the client side, I am also using a Centos 7 machine. I have made the following changes to /etc/tor/torrc config ...
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Setting up a cronjob on a hidden service

I have a script that is supposed to fetch data from a hidden service and has to be run behind a hidden service. How do I set up a cronjob on a hidden service?
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If I exclude Tor nodes using option ExcludeNodes, will it exclude also some Tor nodes select by options EntryNodes and ExitNodes?

I have these options in my torrc file: ExitNodes {at},{be},{bg},{ch},{cz},{cy},{de},{hk},{is},{jp},{lu},{nl},{no},{pa},{ro},{sc},{sk},{si},{ua},{vg} EntryNodes {at},{be},{bg},{ch},{cz},{cy},{de},{hk},{...
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Cant connect using Tor transparent proxy - Debian + Tor Browser

I am behind a (Tor) transparent proxy. How can I configure Tor Browser to use system default networking instead of 127.0.0.1 9150 Tor SocksPort? I'm adding this line to /etc/environment: ...
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Servers must be able to freely connect to the rest of the Internet, so they must not set UseBridges

trying to configure bridges, but I'm getting error: Servers must be able to freely connect to the rest of the Internet, so they must not set UseBridges my config in /etc/tor/torrc User tor SOCKSPort ...
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Tor Browser does not use exit nodes from specified country on certain websites

I just realized that on certain websites the tor-browser ignores my exit node policy. I specify a certain country as exit node but on certain websites the circuit changes on its own and I receive exit ...
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Cannot force Tor Browser to use exit nodes from specified country

I might experience a bug here. I cannot select a specific country as exit node. I am using debian 10 with a standalone torbrowser version 11.0.11 (I will update soon, but I don't think it is a version ...
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Tor stream isolation using torcc

I use torsocks for 3 applications: IRC, SSH and Thunderbird (My Tor browser uses port 9150 fom the torbrowser bundle daemon). I want to use a different tor circuit each application. On the internet I ...
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Tor Browser Within Whonix Network

I have a VM which is connected to Whonix Gateway. Tor browser inside The VM is trying to connect to tor network ( again :\ ) it fails and i am not able to use it. how should i Troubleshoot this ? ( i ...
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Tor stuck at "Building circuits: Establishing a Tor circuit"

i've been following this guide here and here on how to create multiple tor installations and run them at the same time with different ips and i've used this bash script for creating the tor ...
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WARN: Could not find a node that matches the configured _HSLayer2Nodes set

can anyone explain to me, how to interpret this Log-Message? [WARN] Could not find a node that matches the configured _HSLayer2Nodes set Running Tor 0.4.7.7 on Debian Bullseye.
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ExitPolicy for IPv6 not recognized

I run my Tor Instance in DualStack (IPv4 & IPv6). Tor 0.4.7.7 My Exit-Policy in torrc looks like: ExitPolicy accept6 *:80-81 # HTTP - Hypertext Transfer Protocol / web ...
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Why does Tor Metrics show my bridge offline after a few days?

I've been running a Tor Bridge for about a month now. Every day I check the system logs to ensure the bridge hasn't broken. I also check Tor Metrics to see the data on my bridge. Twice now, I have ...
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tor-v3-vanity, nano-vanity, how does one implement the custom v3 address into the tor hidden directory?

I decided to go with a GPU version, I had problems with tor-v3-vanity, but nano-vanity created my custom tor v3 address with a seed. However, I don't know how the heck to implement this into torrc, ...
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Error accessing onion service websites

When I access sites on the onion network, I get the following error: [warn] Onion address [scrubbed] requested from a port with .onion disabled how do I solve this problem?
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Problem accessing onion network sites

Well I'm using transparent tor proxy for some devices, my methodology is simple. I have a tor hotspot where I connect the devices and this hotspot is a linux that forwards everything to the tor ...
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Can't acces onion sites with some links

So, im kind of new on this, I'm using Tor with Tails. I cannot acces to onion sites using links such as: [facebookcorewwwi.onion] (Unable to connect Firefox can’t establish a connection to the server ...
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Tor doesnt load up

here is the tor logs it gives me 3/1/22, 23:16:06.691 [NOTICE] New control connection opened from 127.0.0.1. 3/1/22, 23:16:06.691 [NOTICE] New control connection opened from 127.0.0.1. 3/1/22, 23:16:...
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Can't connect to the network

Windows 10 LTSC, Browser 11.5a4 (other versions have the same problem), time is synchronized, no antivirus, the firewall is disabled temporarily. Log: 2/26/22, 19:55:40.740 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is ...
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How can I convert tor source to a .a library? I'm new in C and C++

How can I build tor source to a .a library? I'm new in C and C++, I want to use tor with java jni
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How can I arrange proxies with tor in a specific order in proxychain?

I am aware that I can have the proxy list in order with "Dynamic chaining". However I am not sure with the flow of the connections in relation with tor (like will proxy go first before tor ...
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Tor -> Tor help with orbot

I use briar as a messenger and also use orbot system wide with vpn mode switched on. I was wondering if this created tor over tor scenario?
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Tor wont connect all of a sudden

Ive used tor regularily for along time, yesterday I installed Avast and Tor stopped working, I've remove avast and fixed all the settings I can think of but the log still says this: 1/28/22, 05:02:55....
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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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