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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 to disable Windows Tor Browser 9.0 update check?

How to disable Windows Tor Browser 9.0 update check? I have traversed Stack Exchange and found no valid methods. Includes the following invalid articles: https://superuser.com/questions/1325421/...
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How does a server process find its “hidden service”?

I have a bitcoin node at home, running over tor, and would like to access it from outside my home network. Two questions pop up, for which I haven't found answer in the Bitcoin community: 1) Bitcoin ...
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How to import bookmarks into Tor browser from other browsers?

How do I import bookmarks into Tor Browser from other browsers? The Tor Browser version I am using is 9.0.1.
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New to tor, is not working :(

I downloaded tor which ran but was "unable to connect" when I tried to access any sites. I uninstalled it and reinstalled but now it is just displaying: "Unable to connect to listener port" 8/30/19,...
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How to block access to a specific website for the Tor user?

Im using ubuntu, with Tor browser. I blacklisted certain unwanted websites on my router and on this computer in iptables, but I can still access them via Tor (i cant acess on regular browsers). How to ...
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Editing torrc on Orbot

I'm trying to set my location permanently by adding ExitNodes {US} but this doesn't work in the Orbot app on Android. As this line has to be added at the end of the torrc file, I'm wondering if ...
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Tor Client limit bandwidth

Is there any way to limit the bandwidth used by Tor as a client? I use Tor as a client and I want to limit the bandwidth used by Tor without any additional application. Is that possible?
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How Build Tor Statically Into An Application

I have a C++ app that communicates data back and forth. I want to automatically run all connections in the program through Tor. I have it working if I already have Tor installed and set Tor as the ...
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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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Error: Couldn't rotate onion key

For a long time I am running a TOR relay on my home fiber Internet connection without any issues, however the last month or so every hour the following error message is shown to the log. Oct 27 12:25:...
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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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How to active enterprise policies in Tor Browser 9.0?

How to active enterprise policies in Tor Browser 9.0 for Windows? Please help, thank you!
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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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What is the reason that Tor doesn't have Qwant as a search engine?

Qwant claims like DuckDuckgo to be a privacy focused search engine with european servers and their own indexing. So what is the reason Tor doesn't show it as a search engine? Thank you for your help!
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Are my Entry/Exit Nodes correct if I want my location set to USA?

I want my Tor Browser to tell other websites that I am located in the USA and no where else. I read online that I have to change my Nodes which I did. I am paranoid I might have messed up the "...
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Unable to open a web-page in Tor

I'm trying to open https://read.amazon.com on the latest version of Tor but I get a black screen. It works fine on Tor versions below 7. I'm wondering if I tweak the browser to get the web page to ...
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How can I make the Tor browser remember different zoom levels for different sites like the Firefox does?

for the firefox, I can set a zoom level for a domain, and then FF will remember this zoom level for every page of this domain for all the tabs. However, for Tor, it can only keep a zoom level for a ...
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Hidden Service in TestingTorNetwork connected to non-Exit Nodes

I set up a testing environment made of lxd containers on Ubuntu 18.04. Each container is based on the Ubuntu 18.04 image and runs Tor version 0.4.1.6. Specifically, I have the following running ...
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tor adds its own private_key for hidden_service, hijacking my custom .onion

If I delete every key from my /srv/www/html directory and then add my own shalot generated private to the same directory, upon tor start, it adds it's own keys to the directory, and then hijacks ...
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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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hi i can not use tor version 8.5.5 in first step

9/22/19, 19:08:29.606 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network connections. Shutting down all existing connections. 9/22/19, 19:08:29.606 [NOTICE] ...
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No Tor log details

Me - 9D60A484CFBDB5B890FB5B18941494734584BA17 I have recently seen this in my torrc log Aug 09 16:04:20.000 [notice] Your Tor server's identity key fingerprint is 'Ybslik ...
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Tor unexpectedly exited… Couldn't rename configuration file “torrc” to “torrc.orig.1”: Permission denied

Thanks for your time. I started getting this message a few days ago, I can't solve it. Tor ununexpectedly exited. This might be due to a bug in Tor itself, another program on your system, or ...
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How to Start Tor in Full Screen

This is a very small problem, but annoying. I can't find an option so that when you open Tor, it comes up full screen rather than at about 90% of the full screen. I usually just click the full ...
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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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stop tor from changing its circuit

I'm in windows and my torcc file is like this: ExitNodes {ca},{us} StrictNodes 0 I want to set my exitnodes to canada and united states but when I open tor and go to a website, It changes the ...
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Installed Tor, it wont open

Says it cant reach port. I was never offered the option to configure it (Region allowed, not allowed) and have disabled and reconfigured windows defender several times. I double checked that my clock ...
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Migrate onion adress

I am having a problem migrating an url (address) onion on a new server. On my new server I have a first url (torrc) (which I generated on this new server) : HiddenServiceDir /var/lib/tor/...
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How to show Tor nodes or exits

When I used Tor a time ago, on the left top corner I could see wich nodes and exit was currently used. Now I don't find that function anymore. How do I do this? Thanks in advance for any reaction!
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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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torrc file in Mac OS High Sierra

I installed tor via brew: brew install tor I am able to start tor from the command line, and the directory that tor is looking for the config file /usr/local/etc/tor does not exists after the ...
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How to configure node restrictions in Tor Browser 8.5.6 for Android?

In Tor Browser for Windows, I can edit the torrc file for things like ExcludeNodes and ExitNodes. In Orbot for Android, there is a settings menu where these can be configured. In Tor Browser 8.5.6 ...
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Which framework for calling server?

I need to develop a tor-compatible site and one of the requirements is not to use javascript. Which framework are people using? I'm not a php developer so that won't be a good option for me.
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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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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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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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HTTP/2 disabled on tor browser by default

what is the reason behind http/2 being disabled by default in the tor browser? What are the security and privacy impacts for the same?
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Having trouble editing Torrc

I have downloaded and installed the Tor bundle for Windows and all is working fine. I would like to configure it so that it restricts my IP address to Australia only. I have read the edit my torrc ...
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How to prevent an extension from being disabled or removed?

I am trying to use Block Site extension to block access to some URLs in TOR browser in Windows 7. I want to prevent disabling or removing the extension in TOR browser. I found the following ...
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Tor browser taking longer to launch after update on ubuntu 18.04 system

I have been using tor browser for some time now, 4 to 5 months maybe. Earlier it took 1-2 minutes for tor browser to launch. But then an upgrade happened, and now it takes 15-20 minutes. I'd click the ...
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configuring a newsgroup software to connect to a news/NNTP server thru TOR

I'm configuring a newsgroup software to connect to a news/NNTP server thru TOR (tor-win32). where do I put tor-win32 info within newsgroup software and where do I put news/NNTP server within TOR ...
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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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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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/var/lib/tor is not owned by this user (root, 0) but by debian-tor (110)

I'm trying to set up a Tor relay on Debian Jessie. I edited the torrc file and set RunAsDaemon 1. When I try to start tor with sudo tor it returns this: [warn] /var/lib/tor is not owned by this user ...
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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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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 ...