Questions tagged [configuration]

Questions about configuring Tor software.

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How does “torrc” file updates?

Using Tor Browser and obfs4 proxy, "torrc" file is automatically filled with bridges etc. I was wondering whether this file is updated each time i connected to tor network or each time i update tor ...
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User Agent Change in Tor for Android

general.useragent.override is absent in Tor for Android. Does this mean that user agent changes are not possible?
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How can I change the PATH of the torrc-file in Tor-Browser?

How can I change the PATH of the torrc-file in Tor-Browser? Under about:config I changed: extensions.torlauncher.torrc_path", "/path/to/Tor"); I re-started Tor-Browser and it shows me an error: ...
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What's my real Tor ip, torsocks?

I'm on ubuntu-mate 18.04. I use Torsocks v2.2.0 in my terminal and applet. i use wget http://checkip.dyndns.org/ -O - -o /dev/null | cut -d: -f 2 | cut -d\< -f 1 witch send me my public IP. I ...
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Changing tor's default listening port withing the torrc file

I have downloaded and installed the tor browser bundle. I would like to run tor as a single process alone without the browser, so I've been launching the tor.exe which exists in [%Tor Directory%]\...
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How Can I Stop Extension Fingerprinting in Tor?

Since using many extensions (browser addons) in tor can increase your browser fingerprint, is there a way to stop this?
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tor failed to establish a tor network connection after bridges connections

old version 6/13/19, 08:38:18.125 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network connections. Shutting down all existing connections. 6/13/19, 08:38:18.125 [NOTICE] ...
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How do I configure Chrome to use Tor?

Note: I am aware that the Tor Project recommends against this and I want to do it anyway. I've downloaded the Tor Relay Bundle and everything seems to be working fine. I can see myself as a relay on ...
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Why doing transparent proxy is a bad idea?

I wonder why Tor Browser, Tails or Whonix are the most preferred ways of browsing Tor. What's wrong with manually doing a transparent proxy and routing all traffic over Tor through iptables? Why do it ...
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Sending Email through tor for android

I recently losty computer and am unable to check email with from onion network. I found tor tor which enables me to browse the dark web however I am unable to send and receive messages. I found ones ...
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Can't connect to Tor

I am having error while running tor on my kali linux Sep 23 14:39:22.267 [notice] Tor 0.3.0.10 (git-5da2fc629a0670b3) running on Linux with Libevent 2.1.8-stable, OpenSSL 1.1.0f and Zlib 1.2.8. ...
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How to channel all traffic on Kali linux through Tor?

I am new to Tor and linux in general, but I have installed Kali linux and installed Tor and downloaded Tor bundle, but I realised only when I browse through the Tor bundle browser is when my traffic ...
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Tor not working probably due to PROXY_TYPE_SOCKS5

I'm getting the error message Tor exited during startup. This might be due to an error in your torrc file, a bug in Tor or another program on your system, or faulty hardware. Until you fix the ...
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anyone know why my tor wont connect

4/13/19, 23:25:23.451 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network connections. Shutting down all existing connections. 4/13/19, 23:25:23.451 [NOTICE] ...
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Unable to run TOR from terminal (Ubuntu)

When I try to run TOR from the terminal, this message appears: Jun 01 00:17:19.354 [notice] Tor 0.3.2.10 (git-0edaa32732ec8930) running on Linux with Libevent 2.1.8-stable, OpenSSL 1.1.0g, Zlib 1.2....
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Error with connection

I dont know what to do. Its my first time using Tor Browser on this Pc. 5/31/19, 16:48:18.983 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network connections. Shutting ...
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“Tor unexpectedly exited” on MacOS Mojave 10.14.6 Beta

I'm having trouble launching Tor Browser on MacOS Mojave 10.14.6 Beta. I get the "Tor unexpectedly exited" message and haven't been able to launch it. Copying the Tor Logs returns no errors. Any ...
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Wireless Transparent Proxy Troubleshooting

I'm someone who has very little technical experience but became interested in the idea of a transparent Tor proxy. I'm well aware that this isn't a secure implementation but I thought I could learn a ...
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Python: Using ssl socket connection over Tor network

I want to create a socket, then wrap it into ssl.create_default_context, and then send the message via the Tor Network. Using the wrapper works fine, but sending it by proxy does not. I am not trying ...
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Help Request time is running out to connect to links

Good morning Gentelman, and sorry for my english. I write you because my experience with Tor: I have download tor then I tried to connect me with some link of the hidden wiki, but the connection faild ...
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My hidden web service requires calls to multiple servers. Better to differentiate by hostname or port?

I'm currently running a clearweb service accessible at https://www.mydomain.com. The site links to content, both static (e.g. images, jquery libraries), and dynamic (e.g. ajax calls) on other servers ...
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Onion site not opening\

I have been struggling from 2 days, I have installed Tor browser and I can access DuckDuckgo and Facebook onion website. But when I open Marketplace links from Deepwebacademy.com they don't open and ...
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How to Disable Proxy Settings from End User?

I have a situation where end user should not modify proxy setting of Tor Browser. So I need to disable or grayed out all proxy settings options from Tor Browser. Is there any way to achieve this.
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Cannot access various sites

Win10 x64 Wi-Fi connection via mobile/cell phone on Three network. Other browsers can access e.g. https://uloz.to/ However I cannot get Tor to connect. Any suggestions?
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Tor fails to run on Windows 10 Build 16241 64 bit

I installed Tor on a Windows 10 Insider Build but it fails to run. I opened Taskmanager but failed to detect any activity from Tor. Tor has run successfully 'out of the box' under earlier builds but ...
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client can't send traffic from my private tor network

4 ubuntu16.04 machine: 1 DA(192.168.1.118),1 client(192.168.1.227),2 relay (192.168.1.77&226) this is my configure photo on per machine: client Relay( relay 1 & relay2 are same) DA here ...
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please help me to fix the below error

5/13/19, 10:35:11.750 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network connections. Shutting down all existing connections. 5/13/19, 10:35:11.750 [NOTICE] ...
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How do I drop non-Tor traffic in iptables and allow only Whonix-Gateway traffic?

I want to drop all non-Tor traffic in iptables and allow only traffic from Whonix-Gateway virtual machine on the host. My iptables config: # Generated by iptables-save v1.8.2 on Sat May 18 15:54:56 ...
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Is a Tor Download anonymos when pausing and resuming it?

I recently downloaded a file through Tor Browser. The download speed was, let's say 0.5 MB/s. After pausing and resuming the download, the speed jumped up to 3MB/s. So I am wondering if the ...
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How to know if this tor browser downloaded is not fake?

I have downloaded tor but it is acting a bit funny , I used to configure bridges or tails , but after I signed in I have no access to configure as I live where ISP is doing deep inspection and ...
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Persistent “excess data after quoted string” Error

Tor has been giving a consistent parse error for a few months now. I genuinely could not find any weird characters in my /etc/tor/torrc file, I got the aforementioned parse error using the config ...
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Tor fuctionality on XP home service pack 2

XP is light and IMO just as fast browsing the internet then any later OS. Is there anything about Tor browser that doesn't work on XP home then a newer OS? What patches will I need if any?
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Follow-up question: Why my log is not showing tor_notices.log and tor_traces.log?

I asked "Please Explain the Different Log Types, Specifically Warn and Notice" and saw "How can I set up logging with latest Tor Browser?". I set it the same way in my torrc. $ grep log /etc/tor/...
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Change socksport and listen address?

Is it possible to change TorAddress and TorPort when using apt-transport-tor? I'm trying to use socksports listening on another machine on my network.
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Tor Session timeout

Im research scholar under mumbai university working under network security domain. I want to make a confusion matrix for Why Tor session Timeout is 10 min. why not it is more than 10 mins or less ...
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How to create mirrors for existing tor sites

I have seen in most of the market places in darknet has few different mirror links. Wondering how could I configure to have an existing website to have multiple mirror links?
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Unable to open tor folder in Ubuntu 17.10

I download tor for Linux OS/Ubuntu 17.10 save the file and ran the code as required according to the website. But unable to open the file and run code: tar -xvJf tor-browser-linux64-7.5.2_LANG.tar.xz ...
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How to get Onion v3 private key

I have genarated a castom onion v3 domain by using mkp224o i got 3 file 1. hostname 2. hs_ed25519_public_key 3. hs_ed25519_secret_key but i need private key . how can i get private key from this 3 ...
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Can't connect to TOR bridge

I'm using tails. I got a vanilla bridge from the website but I get the following message when I try to configure it: "Tor failed to establish a Tor network connection. Connecting to a relay directory ...
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Configure which network interface Tor listens on

Linux/networking noob here- I've been curious as to how I can make an onion server listen on a different interface than the default for all connections, including SSH. I know that Tor works on ...
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Why is there a torrc process running on my Ubuntu machine?

I just noticed that there is a torrc process running on my Ubuntu machine. I'm seeing this when I do a ps. debian-+ 1260 0.3 0.7 76064 31384 ? Ss 03:46 0:00 /usr/bin/tor --...
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Error during first tor browser launch

I have problem with first tor launch on Parrot GNU/Linux, Release 3.11 32-bit , Kernel Linux 4.14.0-parrot13-686-pae i686, Kernel Linux 4.14.0-parrot13-686-pae i686. I extracted Tor tar.xz package, an ...
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Prevent traffic correlation/timing attack

When running a hidden service, should the operator run own entry guard? Logic be that if the entry guard run by operator, no possible way for traffic correlation by malicious people. Traffic ...
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Syncing bookmarks in TBB?

Is it safe to sync bookmarks between multiple tor browsers using firefox's built-in sync feature? I'm using tbb on 3 different computers at this point and it's getting a bit annoying trying to keep ...
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It it safe to use Tor in Windows safe-mode with networking?

Is it even safer to use Tor in Windows safe-mode with networking than using Tor in Windows normal mode..
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How to set an IP address from a specific state in the US?

Is it possible, and if so how, to set tor so that my entry and/or exit IP will be from a specific state in the US ? Idk like NY, FL, TX, CA... I already know how to choose a specific country, but i'd ...
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Can I switch Circuit between Specific ExitNodes?

I want to use Specific ExitNodes and Switch between them only. I have tried modify TORRC using Code ExitNodes 153.126.210.34, 88.33.1.152, 103.28.53.138 , 104.200.20.46 StrictNodes 1 But ...
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How to use the JRE with Tor in Tails OS

I have a executable .jar file which I want to execute. It needs internet access, but it seems like it is the only program wich is not able to access the internet. I use the standard configuration for ...
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Choosing computer hardware to run Tor relays - (CPU RAM cable HDD SSD etc)

I am thinking of buying a computer to use only for running Tor relays from England in the United Kingdom. I am writing to ask for advice on which details of the machine make a difference to the ...
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TAILS on USB: How to use the rest of the stick

I put the TAILS ISO on a 32GB USB stick with 'dd' (Didn't have a smaller one.) diskutil GUI says the resulting partition is one GB but df in the terminal says it is four GB. diskutil does show the ...