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Questions about configuring Tor software.

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can´t connect to Tor while using school computer

OS of the Server is Windows Server 2012 R2 on Igel Computers with their own OS (think its Linux) 09.01.2018 12:25:31.700 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control ...
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cannot upload pictures from directory : Permission denied. and apparmor

I am on Debian buster, running tbb 7.0.11 . This is a clean profile and everything. I wanted to upload a few pictures from /home/shirish/Pictures but when I tried to, it says/said the following - ...
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can use tor command line in windows

I have installed TBB, but I need use the command line tor. TBB is working, and some project use python to start tor is also working(such as this https://github.com/realgam3/pymultitor) Find the ...
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Stem Error:[Errno:111] [closed]

I am new to stem(not the tree stem, the proxy). I made a python script that connects to a proxy using stem. I am getting a [Errno:111] error, how do I fix it? (The error occurred even though I typed:"...
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Download large files over tor?

If I download a large (3GB) file using torsocks like so: torsocks wget http://website.com/largefile.txt Will tor change the Exit IP every x minutes for the duration of the download or will it ...
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Using HidServAuth

I’m being asked by an onion site to add HidServAuth to my torrc file. I was wondering if my anonymity could be compromised in any way through the use of this feature. Thanks in advance.
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Specify custom DNS server

Is it possible to specify a custom DNS server so that the targeted website can see it? Otherwise ExitNodes {us} is useless if the website is geoblocking by DNS flag which is not shown clearly most of ...
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How to use multiple profiles with Tor?

Firefox allows for the ability to use multiple profiles by starting the browser from the command line as such: firefox --ProfileManager Or more directly: firefox --CreateProfile However, despite ...
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Tor node additional flags configuration

I recently stumbled upon these new additional flags in the Tor Metrics website: I’d like to configure my tor node to also have the FallbackDir and IPv6 ORPort flags, but don’t know what to add or ...
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Make same link use different IP in tabs? [duplicate]

I am using TOR for a quite a long time actually and what I want is a way of using different IP's in the same website URL opened in different TABs. I used "New Tor Circuit for This Site" but that ...
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Manually firewall Ubuntu for Tor?

Can someone offer a brief walk-through for firewalling Ubuntu 16 with UFW for tor. I only want to allow tor traffic out on my device. I'm not sure if it's even possible with UFW. # ufw default deny ...
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Finding the exit node using tor browser

so I've configured my torrc file to only use exit nodes in Russia. Now, I type in the URL of the website that I want to visit and the request is successful. Is there a configuration setting in the ...
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Tor router and exit nodes

I just finished a project to make a Raspberry Pi into a Tor router and I am curious about technical aspects of Tor that I do not understand. I know how to switch the exit node in Tor Browser during a ...
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Application request when we haven't used client functionality lately

Just glanced at my logs and noticed 50+ messages like this from tor. What exactly do these messages mean? I don't think I was using tor at the time the messages occurred. What might've invoked them? ...
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Using bridges and pluggable transports with Tallow

I am trying to use Tallow to circumvent blocking on the wifi network I am using. However, TOR is blocked, so a bridge is needed. The TOR browser works with the meek-amazon setting, but how do I edit ...
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Binary dated for Dec 31 1999?

Just installed the latest torbrowser and noticed the timestamps are kinda off. Is this unusual or something to be concerned about? > ls -laFthr ./Browser/TorBrowser/Tor/tor -rwx------ 1 user user ...
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Does Netspeeder can speed up Tor service?

This is netspeeder's website:https://github.com/iMeiji/shadowsocks_install/wiki/Net-Speeder This is the installing command line for Ubuntu and Debian: wget --no-check-certificate https://raw....
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405 Method: connection_mark_unattached_ap_()

Nov 12 18:46:07 [removed] Tor[15935]: Saying "HTTP/1.0 405 Method Not Allowed\r\n\r\n" Nov 12 18:46:07 [removed] Tor[15935]: connection_mark_unattached_ap_(): Bug: stream (marked at ../src/or/...
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Privoxy VS Polipo

I'm trying to share a SocksPort (SocksPort 192.168.0.14:10001) with a mobile device. The mobile device only supports HTTP proxies. It seems polipo used to be supported/promoted[1] by the torproject ...
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I can't access my intranet password server from Tor

We have an intranet password server but I can't access it from Tor. The Add-on installed pops up with a request for host address and port. I enter the host name and the port and then get a message ...
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Tor Unexpectedly Exited. This might be due to a bug in Tor itself, another program… MAC OSX Sierra

Seen many posts on this with no working solution. Installed Tor via website for Mac OS Sierra. Can't see any other Tor process running in Activity Monitor. Inside my torbrowser.app I double clicked ...
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windows: Tor browser error after editing torrc file

The questions (1 2) about it are for mac OS. I'm strugling with windows 10. I downloaded tor brownser and added that to the torrc file (I want to use it with scrapy) ControlPort 9051 ...
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Tor Expert Running tor check fails

I have configured Tor to run as a Windows service, it seems to be working as it is producing logs. I have configured it to run on 9990. I have configured Firefox proxy to use it, however when I check ...
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Change default circuit length?

In AdvOR I can set circuit length. Can I set it in normal tor configuration file? i read tor faq , and i dont find answer. https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/wiki/doc/TorFAQ
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System requirement for Dedicated TOR system

What is the system requirements, including OS, for a system dedicated only to TOR. Thanks
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How do I debug Tor

I am interested in debugging Tor to obtain the functions stack of the program. Studying it but haven't able to produce an output that displays functions stack / backtrace. Seems to only produce their ...
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Installing torsocks and apt-transport-tor in Zesty

It seems torsocks and apt-transport-tor don't have installation candidates in Zesty (17.04). I just spent an hr installing and configuring Zesty to my liking only to find these packages aren't ...
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Stopping a DDoS attack on Tor daemon

I've already check How to protect a hidden service against DDOS attack? and How to deal with DDOS attacks? and How to mitigate layer 7 attacks on hidden services?. The problem is not DDoS of web ...
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How can I save addon settings in Tor Browser?

I installed a Firefox addon to my Tor Browser and I need to adjust some settings in this addon for it to work properly. Yet, Tor Browser does not save my changes whenever I edit the settings through ...
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torrc startup scripts - a -f /full/path/to/your/fully/custom/config?

This is related to Is there a way in tor to tell to prefer tor relays from another country? where somebody named Alexey Vesnin shared something about sharing the full path in your startup scripts, see ...
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How to configure Tor Browser to run securely?

A couple of months ago, I was looking at a youtube video and there were some steps to make Tor secure. For example it was suggested that the users should check that pop up windows are blocked, choose ...
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Is there a way in tor to tell to prefer tor relays from another country?

Recently I discovered that there is a tor relay in my own country. While it is a good sign it is impossible to know if the relay is by a good or a bad actor. While the same can be said of any tor ...
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Configuring Tor to provide relays for users in specific countries

I have looked for a relevant answer to this question and not found it, so am asking the question myself. I am asking this question because my most important motive for setting up a Tor exit relay ...
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curl website with tor's unix socket

I have the following docker-compose app: version: '3.2' services: tor: build: ./tor - "socket:/var/run/tor" app: build: ./app links: - tor volumes: - "socket:/...
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How to use rest of spcae of Tails on USB as normal storage like FAT?

I installed Tails on 8GB USB stick with Tails Instructions. Now I have some extra space on the stick. I searched and found about Encrypted persistent storage. But I want to use rest of the unused ...
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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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Cannot run tor relay on Ubuntu Linux

I have a server with Ubuntu Linux 16.04. I installed tor like written in https://www.torproject.org/docs/debian.html.en#ubuntu (chose Xenial repos). I wrote what I believe to be the correct rows in ...
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Checking for DNS leak on TOR router

I have configured a router to route all traffic from an internal interface through the TOR network. Therefore, every client that uses this router as its Gateway will access the internet through TOR, ...
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Can a hidden service operator specify a certain tor relay to always be one of its introductory point

Is it possible to modify hidden service configuration to always include a certain tor relays ip to be its introduction point given the relay has HSDir set.
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Deny a Hidden Service to communicate with servers of one country

I would like to deny my Hidden Services (HS) to speak with any servers from one country but I would like to allow other hop of my circuit to be from that country For example my HS is hosted in ...
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Socks version 22 not recognized. (Tor is not an http proxy.)

Hello everyone. i have a simple question i am using a tor client to connect programmatically to tor via Socks4a. Everything run smoothly but when i tried to add ssl-tls to connect to localhost i got ...
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Adding a 2nd Tor node on the same Pc

I have been running my Tor node since July 2016 and I have been reading the emails on the Tor-relays@lists.torproject.org with interest, sometimes confused as to what they are talking about. It was ...
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Problems setting up Tor bridges and relays with UK internet BT Home Hub 6

I have been trying to set up a relay from a laptop running Ubuntu 16.04 connected to the internet through a BT Home Hub 6, and am having a problem reported as being with Port 9001 not being reachable. ...
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How change arm's torrc path?

Default arm's torrc path is "~/.arm/torrc", how can a change it to "/etc/tor/torrc"? I has searched in arm's documentation but can not find a solution.
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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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Reducing Tor service shutdown time

Can I somehow reduce the time it takes Tor to shutdown? In my log I see Interrupt: we have stopped accepting new connections, and will shut down in 30 seconds. Interrupt again to exit now. Since I ...
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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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notice Tried for 122 seconds to get a connection to scrubbed:80. Giving up

Getting error while sending multiple http requests through tor circuit. Sep 18 17:59:13.000 [notice] New control connection opened. Sep 18 17:59:28.000 [warn] Destination '[scrubbed]' seems to be an ...
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Enbale TOR only for SOCKS5 communication on a Tomato enabled router

I have a WNR3500Lv2 router where I installed the Tomato driver. The TOR configuration window looks like this in the router GUI: My problem that I don't want to enable TOR for anything else in my home ...
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How to allow Tor browser to access local port?

I'm interested in using the Tor browser with a Trezor. Trezor uses something called the "Trezor Bridge" to communicate between the browser and the device. (It is also called trezord, and is found ...