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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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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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Onion service connection to scrubbed failed (connection refused)

Today I tried setting up a v3 onion service, but when I try to connect to the onion service via Tor Browser, I get an error in the server console: [warn] Onion service connection to [scrubbed] ...
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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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tor does not work anymore

Since 1 week I can not launch tor I looked a lot of forum but none really talk about my problem, when I run it said unexpectedly exited tor ..... I tried bridges and proxy it does not work so I put my ...
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If check.torproject.org shows congratulations message, that means my setup is working correctly?

Warning: It may looks like stupid question. I use Expert Bundle instead of Tor Browser and config Firefox to use it (I have my reasons). now when I visit https://check.torproject.org/ I see following ...
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Can not connect toTor : not able to authenticate relays

I set up a DirServer and 3 relays, but my client can not build a circuit. My info.log is like this: Apr 23 19:52:26.000 [notice] Tor 0.3.2.10 (git-0edaa32732ec8930) opening new log file. Apr 23 19:52:...
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Can't find setup file [duplicate]

i've downloaded Tor browser on my computer however, i can't find the setup file, after i've un-tarred the zipped file, it shows a file which is "Star-tor-browser.desktop" but no setup file found, now ...
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Shouldn't run tor as root, can't run tor as non-root

Every time I try to run tor as non root I get the error Directory /var/lib/tor/hidden_service/ cannot be read: Permission denied So then when I run it as root it says You are running Tor as root. ...
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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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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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My Mouse and Keyboard Don't Work With Tails

Update: I Finally got Tails installed to my USB flash drive. When Tails loads to the welcome screen I can't do anything because, the Mouse and Keyboard don't work. How do I get them to work? Thank ...
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How to “Torify” requests to one specific web address

i would like to "Torify" requests from my computer to a specific web address. This web address is providing an API and I want to use information from this API using the Tor network. I have already ...
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Tor configuration stuck 100%

When I type tor in terminal (macOSX), I get this. I want to configure tor but the thing is it gets stuck at 100% and nothing happens then. But the terminal still runs so I assume that it's doing ...
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How do we extend our privacy on TOR circuit?

The Tor Browser bounces your communications data through distributed network of relays by encrypting traffic in at least three layers selected from thousands of volunteer computers, thus making ...
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How does Tor protects from the list of Digital Finger Print

I have heard that Tor protects users from sites that try to fingerprint browsing history with its integration of NoScript. But it's not completely secure as some researchers claims. Does Tor really ...
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The proxy server is refusing connections on my windows P.C

My Computer is a PC, not a MAC. But I cannot connect to the Onion sites. Whenever I try, i get the following message: The proxy server is refusing connections Firefox is configured to use a proxy ...
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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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Firefox using Socks, IP the same across multiple instances and tabs

Using Tor via Firefox, socks to connect. I noticed the IP stays the same over multiple instances and tabs Whereas if i were to use Tor Browser itself, it would be different per instance or tab. ...
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hashed password in torrc file seems not working (Windows 10, Python3)

I got the hashed password from tor with 'tor --hash-password' C:\Users\*****\Desktop\Tor Browser\Browser\TorBrowser\Tor>tor --hash-password thisismypassword!!!! | more Mar 27 19:39:47.866 [warn] ...
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Can't access NoScript from browser page

Tor Browser 8.5a10 NoScript 10.2.4 MacOS 10.13.6 (High Sierra) The NoScript menu is missing from the address bar, so I cannot allow/disallow scripts on the web page that I am currently on. I can ...
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Clicking bug on Tor in Tails

I download Virtual Box and Tails on my HP. Everything works well, Tails too, but when I launch Tor on it (the launching works perfectly), there are some website where I can't just click (I'm stuck on ...
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How do you configure Privoxy with Tor?

Privoxy is running on my desktop. I have configured it in the following manner: listen-address 127.0.0.1:8118 forward-socks5t / 127.0.0.1:9150 . It's working well with ...
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Second Instance of Tor Browser

I followed the instructions in this link to create a second instance of the Tor Browser. However for the second browser instance, when I change extensions.torlauncher.control_port and network.proxy....
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No text, only empty boxes/icons

Using Windows 7, deleted all previous Tor and re-installed most recent 64 bit. This happens when using any browser. All search returns display ONLY numerous empty boxes, not a single bit of text or ...
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How to change relay nickname of an existing tor relay?

my tor relay has been active for 30 days and was down for 2 to 3 days. when it was down, i changed the relay nickname field in the torrc . its been 24 hours but the relay nickname is not being ...
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How to smoothly and safely edit the Tor config file?

Since I have set up my new relay on Debian 10 Buster, running the stable version, I learn on the go, and I don't hesitate to edit the Tor's global settings file: /etc/tor/torrc in order to remedy ...
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Please could you assist me installing the Tor browser properly and keeping it persistent

please could you assist me in regards to installing tor properly and keepping it persistent, as I have had countless problems trying to install the Tor Browser, I am currenlty using Parrotsec OS Home ...
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How to set (much) bigger graph height in Nyx?

I am new to Nyx. I wish to customize it a little bit. I created this file: # \ls -l /var/lib/tor/.nyx/config -rw-r--r-- 1 debian-tor debian-tor 25 Mar 6 09:28 /var/lib/tor/.nyx/config I thought ...
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Brige Relays - help

This is impartant. Do I need to configure Bridge relays to hide fact that surfing on deep web .onion sites using USB Tails and Tor Browser? Reading this (https://www.torproject.org/docs/bridges.html....
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torrc user pass configuration

I'm trying use tor cli as proxy. But I don't understand how can I define user/pass. All I know is that I should configurate it in .torrc file. BUT HOW? I generate pass hash by tor --hash-password ...
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How do I specify the SessionGroup option?

I’ve tried running Tor 0.3.5.8 with the following in a config file: SocksPort 9050 SessionGroup=1 I get [warn] Invalid SocksPort option ‘“SessionGroup=1”’ and Tor fails to start.
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Tor keeps in “searching informations about the relay” when ExitNodes parameter is set in torcc file

I added some lines in my torcc file. At first I added: ExitNodes {fr},{be},{ch},{lu},{mc} StrictNodes 1 When I launch Tor with Vidalia it keeps in the state "searching informations about the relay",...
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Tor not starting: status is active (exited)

I'm starting tor using sudo service tor start. When checking sudo service tor status, it's saying: $ sudo service tor status ● tor.service - Anonymizing overlay network for TCP (multi-instance-...
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Setting up relay on Ubuntu 16.04

This is our torrc file configuration: SocksPort 0 RunAsDaemon 1 ORPort 9001 ORPort [2409:4070:219c:d7f8:94cf:ac05:ee3b:b21c]:9001 ContactInfo itstrulyjenni(at)gmail(dot)com ...
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Running Authoritative directory

I found the Authoritative directory, v3 Authoritative directory, and bridge Authoritative dir options in nyx. My question is would this be helpful to run an directory authority, and how to do so ...
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Auto web page shut down

Is it possible for me to set a timer for the Tor Browser window to close automatically if no activity is detected. Or could Tor Browser be set to do this automaticlly when I visit banking websites or ...
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i cant open tor. im from argentina and this is the error

2/14/19, 22:05:08.706 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network connections. Shutting down all existing connections. 2/14/19, 22:05:08.706 [NOTICE] ...
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I have specified a DirPort (80) in my torrc, and it is allowed in UFW but metrics.torproject.org/rs.html does not list it

This seems to started after I specified an IPv6 address for my ORPort. Everything server side indicates my DirPort is reachable, but Tor Metrics (not tor on my server) says it is unreachable (...
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Where is the torrc file located?

What file refers to Torrc file? In older versions there was Vidalia. And the Torrc file was named in row Torrc=~/tor-browser_en-US/Data/Tor/torrc in the file tor-browser_en-US/Data/Vidalia/vidalia....
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How can I save NoScript settings in Tor?

After restarting the Tor browser the edited settings of NoScript gets resetted every time. I want to forbid JavaScript. It's annoying i have to edit the settings every time after starting Tor. How can ...
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What is the problem here?

2/3/19, 12:27:36.657 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network connections. Shutting down all existing connections. 2/3/19, 12:27:36.657 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork ...
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How does TOR select which entries, exits and relays to use when creating a circuit?

Does the selection-algorithm weight anything differently in any way, and if so: On what metrics? Why? & what benefit does this bring to the TOR network?
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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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Installing everything from legit source anonymously [closed]

I would like you to anwser this question with a fastforwarded quickguide to full instalation including your suggestion for your preffered security methods to stay anonmymous and avoid viruses. There ...
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How to make a Tor relays ORPort and DirPort reachable?

I've been trying to set up a tor relay with a Raspberry Pi. It runs Raspbian GNU/Linux 9 and Tor 0.2.9.16. Since I only want to use the Raspberry for the tor relay I didn't do much. After installing ...
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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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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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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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Make settings in Tails greeting screen persist?

I need to manually configure 3 different options on the greetings screen every time I boot Tails OS. Can these be made to persist?