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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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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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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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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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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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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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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?
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Website Block's IP address using some browsers and downloader crawlers

How does some websites knows that we are using onion browser. Some of the online shopping websites won't even let in to enter using the tor browser? How is this possible? For instance take this below ...
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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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Access site from multiple specific Tor exit nodes?

By adding the two lines ExitNodes [IPv4-address of exit node] StrictNodes 1 to the torrc file, it is possible to restrict ones Tor browser to a certain exit node whilst the programme is running. The ...
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how do i set up firefox/tor searches to be the MOST UNCENSORED AND UNFILTERED

Before I installed Tor, I tried to set the about:config menu in firefox to be rid of google. If I receive an answer, please observe that I am a super beginner without an inclination for programming. I ...
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How tor browser gets obfs4proxy?

When you start tor you can choose connection type using obfs4 proxy. How Tor browser gets the list of obfs4proxy ? It download it using clearnet ?
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Tor not connecting to relays

Log: 26-Jun-18 10:49:10 AM.900 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network connections. Shutting down all existing connections. 26-Jun-18 10:49:10 AM.900 [NOTICE]...
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Dirport / Orport stop being unreachable after some time

Just set up a Tor relay on Digital Ocean running Ubuntu 16.04 using tor-relay.co and everything is seemingly going well. However, every so often the relay will cease to work and I'll get the following ...
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New client connection to Tor private relay + obfs4proxy fails

I encounter an issue trying to add another client to an already running tor+obfs4proxy setup. While the first client can connect with no issue to the server(outside Iran) the new client almost ...
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can't run different instance of tor on separate DataDirecotry due to permission error

I'm trying to run different instances of tor simultaneously. One without exit node set and one with set exit note. To do so, I have to change the port and change the DataDirectory as well (Correct?). ...
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Is it safe to use Nipe with a Raspberry Pi?

I'm not a Perl coder and hoped Tor users (more familiar with proper tor application and usage) could weigh in on the implementation and overall usage of such a tool. Would anyone recommend against ...
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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 make Ruby on Rails app available in .onion?

I have dedicated web server working by Rybu on Rails. But I don't know how to make it work in .onion link.
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tor doesn't open dns port

I try to create a middlebox to redirect tor trafic but i have a problem. Tor doesn't create dns port 5353 as i configured in /etc/tor/torrc VirtualAddrNetworkIPv4 10.192.0.0/10 AutomapHostsOnResolve ...
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OpenSSL warning notice for bridge

I get the warning below when starting running a bridge. Should I change the torrc file, or do something else, to deal with this problem, or should I ignore the message? Apr 14 06:16:02.385 [warn]...
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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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Tor (with bridges) keeps giving “connections have failed” in command line (while working ok through Tor Browser)?

When I try to connect to Tor through command line (Windows 10): "C:\Tor Browser\Browser\TorBrowser\Tor\tor.exe" -f "C:\Tor Browser\Browser\TorBrowser\Data\Tor\torrc" | more I get the following error:...
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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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Tor transparent port appended to the urls

My problem is what if I do sniffing and later I want to extract urls/analyze with suricata, Im getitng them prepended :9040 to all urls, but I see what it really uses tor exit node, so I want to get ...
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Can Tor work here

I have bitmask vpn always on. How do I then configure orbot to use vpn? Is it possible on android? Tried searching but found nothing that helps me understand. Furthermore is the any special ...
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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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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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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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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/...