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Tor Browser does not use exit nodes from specified country on certain websites

I just realized that on certain websites the tor-browser ignores my exit node policy. I specify a certain country as exit node but on certain websites the circuit changes on its own and I receive exit ...
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Why is my relay node acting as a client, extending and creating circuits simultaneously? i want your help!

I simulated a small Tor network using Docker.One DA,One Client,Three relays——relay1、relay2、relay3。when I run tor on relay nodes,I found that the relay node is attempting to create and extend circuits ...
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Cannot force Tor Browser to use exit nodes from specified country

I might experience a bug here. I cannot select a specific country as exit node. I am using debian 10 with a standalone torbrowser version 11.0.11 (I will update soon, but I don't think it is a version ...
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How can I add HTTPS to my running Tor webserver

I've got a local running server and I want to add HTTPS to the requests instead of HTTP, that's it. I've seen the posts on Tor (like https://kushaldas.in/posts/get-a-tls-certificate-for-your-onion-...
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Tor unable to connect to onion sites, able to connect to clearnet sites

I've been using tor for a while now with no issue. However a couple days ago I stopped being able to connect to tor sites. When I try to connect to a clearnet site on tor, it works perfectly fine. But ...
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Tor Won't Launch

Every time since last night when I try to launch TOR I get "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 ...
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How to check which directory authorities assign/withhold which flags to my relays

Continuing the discussion from [tor-relays] Relay MIGHTYWANG consensus issues and loss of STABLE flag: [quote="Mighty_Wang, post:1, topic:282"] So next I checked the consensus and I see ...
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Disabling or Limiting Tor Functionality in Brave Browser on macOS

I'm seeking guidance on how to disable or limit the Tor functionality within the Brave browser on my macOS system. While I appreciate the privacy aspects that Tor integration provides, I have specific ...
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Tor Browser on Mac: Error "553 Unable to set option: Failed to bind one of the listener ports"

I'm encountering an issue with the Tor Browser on my Mac. Every time I try to connect, I receive the following error message: SETCONF DisableNetwork=0 -> 553 Unable to set option: Failed to bind ...
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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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Why does Tor Metrics show my bridge offline after a few days?

I've been running a Tor Bridge for about a month now. Every day I check the system logs to ensure the bridge hasn't broken. I also check Tor Metrics to see the data on my bridge. Twice now, I have ...
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Tor fails looking for /root/.tor

This starts up Tor correctly: sudo -u debian-tor /usr/sbin/tor --runasdaemon 0 -f /etc/tor/torrc But when I try the same from supervisord [program:tor] command=/usr/sbin/tor --runasdaemon 0 -f /etc/...
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SSH from host into virtual machine over tor

Context After having written a script that automatically sets up a Leader machine and Follower machine to allow the Leader machine to ssh into the Followerover tor using torsocks, I am experiencing ...
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How do you edit torrc file while in TAILS?

I have been running TAILs with the TOR browser already installed in the system. When trying to access "torrc" file which is located in etc/tor it constantly refuses to allow it to be edited ...
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How is the identity encoded to display the fingerprint

I am looking to encode the identity of a router retrieved from the consensus to give me it's finger print, what is the encoding method used to transform the identity to the fingerprint ? Thanks
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Why tor allow only root to connect to control port?

I have enabled control port, using password authentication. I run this telnet localhost 9051 Trying 127.0.0.1... Connected to localhost. Escape character is '^]'. With root is ok, I can send commands ...
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does onion sites uses any standard for blocking crawler

does onion sites uses robot.txt files to hide or restrict crawlers? as i know normal webservices uses robot.txt files to stop google crwaler from knowing more about the website or limitaions. so does ...
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What ports do I need to open on my UFW firewall? I cannot log into nyx. Do I need to also open my 9051/tcp port?

I have just installed tor middle relay using this youtube guide. I did everything up until the 12th minute of this video. I have tor installed on a vps server I run from Vultr. Then I have installed ...
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Tor slow to respond on control port on mobile

We have an application that's trying to connect to Tor, and when Tor starts, it blocks for about 15 seconds before responding on the control port. This is the behaviour we are observing: Nov 16 13:21:...
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Are desktop notifications not working in more recent TOR versions?

I ran a comparative test, two different versions, out-of-the-box, used same site to test: This is the website that I used to test: https://www.bennish.net/web-notifications.html . Tor 12.0.3: working ...
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How to setup filezilla client to access TOR?

So the question is obvious now here's what I did: I've tried without openning TOR browser to go to Edit->Settings, then I went to Connection->Generic Proxy and I've selected SOCKS5, then I typed host ...
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How to connect to my configured personal meek bridge in Tor client?

I have configured a meek client with the following Tor configuration: BridgeRelay 1 ORPort 9001 ExtORPort auto SocksPort 0 ServerTransportListenAddr meek 0.0.0.0:7002 ServerTransportPlugin meek exec /...
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Bridge distribution mechanism says "none" despite it having been set in torrc?

So I am running a new bridge relay at https://metrics.torproject.org/rs.html#details/D8931228F0FEB5668C7F5680D9B6CDB2AF86690E Oddity happening, despite it being listed in the torrc confoguration to be ...
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Tor starts but does not connect

I am trying to use Tor with Windows10 (I know, I know...). All seems to go well but I can't connect to any site ("connecting" then back to the welcome page). Same thing with the anti-virus and ...
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Tor exited during startup on fresh install

I have used the Tor browser for a long time with no problem, but I got a new laptop recently and every time I install and run Tor, I get the same error. Tor exited during startup. This might be due to ...
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Registering .onion with Certificate Authority?

Is it possible to register my onion with LetsEncrypt? I'm using Arch. If no, why not? Thanks!
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Is there a way to force Tor reconnect immediately after network down?

When I turn off my connection and connect again, Tor takes between 10 and 30 seconds to reconnect. Is there a way to force Tor reconnect immediately after network goes back?
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I am on Ventura - I don't see this torrc file at all

My tor is installed in the applications keep getting this error that my torrc file could be corrupted. I have deleted and re-installed. my Library/app support/ does not have a Tor anything directory? ...
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Torsocks vs Proxychains?

I often alternate between torsocks/proxychains when using wget, youtube-dl, gpg2, ssh, pacman and more [non-multithreading] applications. If torsocks breaks or seems abnormally slow, I'll likely try ...
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Should I use the same server for webserver and the database?

I want to start hosting my hidden service and be as secure as possible. It is currently just some PHP Code and a MySQL database. Now I am wondering if I need a external server to host my database or ...
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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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How to use tor browser inside a transparent proxy?

Is it possible to use tor browser inside a transparent proxy? I try to use the tor browser inside a transparent proxy but I can't, it gives an error. The transparent proxy itself works perfectly, in ...
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I can not start my Tor relay on my Fedora system

This is the lines that I added to the torrc file Nickname myNiceRelay # Change "myNiceRelay" to something you like ContactInfo your@e-mail # Write your e-mail and be aware it will be ...
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How do I make Tor use IPv6 for connecting to other peers?

Even if I put the following, it still only makes IPv4 connections to the outside world: ORPort [::]:9001 IPv6Only OutboundBindAddress [::] Bridge [<an IPv6 of a tor node of mine>]:9001 ...
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Cloudflare changes my Tor Exit Node

I set up in Tor Browser Exitnodes {lu} StrictNodes 1 and it works very well on all websites. But when I go to one website where they have cloudflare, I will see the "Checking If The Site ...
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Tor on linux - how to select exit nodes manually

On windows, there is an application called Advanced Onion Router (or, AdvTOR) which lets you choose your tor exit nodes, and it lists them all out. This is great, because some exit nodes have ...
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How to exclude specific county from Entry Node by torrc file?

Its known its possible to set specific countrys by adding lines like follow, to torrc file from Tor browser. EntryNodes {??},{ug},{us},{fr} StrictNodes 1 ExitNodes {??},{ug},{us},{fr} StrictNodes 1 ...
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Exit Node Jumping While Using StrictNodes in Torrc

I have seen a situation where I'm on non-onion website and the exit node jumps while the site is loading. If I hit the "New Circuit for this Site" button, the exit node starts in RO and ...
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Running multiple onion services

I want to run multiple onion services on one laptop . my questions are.. where is the optimal place to keep a separate directory for each onion service? how do i know which ports to use, which ports ...
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Middle/Guard relay:WARN Bad password or authentication cookie on controller WARN Your server has not managed to confirm reachability for its ORPort(s)

OS: Ubuntu Server 22.04.2 I'm running a tor relay on an old laptop. I'm managing it on my main computer with ssh. From my perspective this is ideal because in theory I could manage multiple nodes from ...
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How to stop Tor browsers from forging the user agent string?

The Tor browser is useful when you want to read regionally restricted websites, for example. Unfortunately, the Tor Browser also changes the browser agent string, so that some websites that check it ...
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Can't connect to the network

Windows 10 LTSC, Browser 11.5a4 (other versions have the same problem), time is synchronized, no antivirus, the firewall is disabled temporarily. Log: 2/26/22, 19:55:40.740 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is ...
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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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Configure tor as proxy

I'm trying to use Tor as a proxy, to make other apps connect to the internet through the tor network. With Tor running and connected I opened another browser, and in the proxy settings I typed 127.0.0....
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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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Tor stream isolation using torcc

I use torsocks for 3 applications: IRC, SSH and Thunderbird (My Tor browser uses port 9150 from the torbrowser bundle daemon). I want to use a different tor circuit for each application. On the ...
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How can I configure android Tor browser version 9.5 to use my prefered exitnodes?

I have already attempted to A: Change torrc file located at /data/data/org.torproject.torbrowser/app_torservice/torrc, but this file is rewritten at app launch. B: Do the same but “live”, (i.e. ...
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Combining Mullvad VPN, Kali Linux, and Whonix Gateway; what is the level on anonymity?

I have a windows PC connected to Mullvad VPN and a Kali Linux VM connected to Whonix Gateway. If I start tor on the Kali to set up an .onion website..should I add another layer by connecting to a VPN ...
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realvnc viewer login username grayed out

When I login using vncviewer to vnc server it doesn't give me a user name in the login prompt, just a password. If I enter the password it won't log me in. I thought it might have a default username ...
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How to show the Tor Browser, again the menu items that are hidden compared to the esr version?

The Tor Browser is based on a Firefox-esr browser. Source: https://www.linux-magazin.de/news/kritische-luecken-in-firefox-esr-thunderbird-und-tor-browser/ With the Tor Browser, some menu items that ...

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