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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Exact location of the torrc configuration file for Tor Browser Bundle

I'm currently using the Tor Browser Bundle on a Debian 11 machine, I downloaded it from the Tor website. I need to customize the ExitNodes, in order to do this I have to edit the torrc file. I have ...
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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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Can't specify any guard nodes in torrc file

I am trying to do some research for my school thesis related to the Tor network, and I need to specify and use only one guard relay that I own while using the Tor browser. I tried to specify it with ...
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Torr file editor will automatically restore

I want to modify the configuration of the Torrc of the Tor browser. Before the Tor browser 12 version, the Torrc file is set to read only attributes and can be used normally, but the Torrc file is set ...
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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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Two onion links to one site

I want to make two onion links to one site on my web server I created a new address with mkp224o. Got the hostname file and 2 keys. I put it in var/lib/tor Edited the torrc Now it's like this: ...
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How to use a specfic Tor middle node

I have a question related to Tor middle node. I already see some of the answers from here. But non of them is recent so I was thinking maybe some imporoment happen in Tor by now. I want to choose a ...
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Private key in bash history a security issue?

Assume I generate a Private key for a hidden service. Assume I receive it in base64 encoding (this can happen for example by using shallot and posting the results to stdout). Assume I install tor and ...
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How does Tor deal with IP changes on cellular data

Example: When using cellular data it is common to lose connection, and reconnect. How does Tor Browser deal with this, are there any security implications? i.e leaking of data to connected websites?
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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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Unable get hidden service address

I followed this post: https://www.privex.io/articles/setup-tor-hidden-service-website/ to create a local lan website with ubuntu. But After I configurated and restarted the tor service. No hostname ...
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Tor Browser not suggesting ".onion available"?

I am using Tor Browser 11.5.7 (based on Mozilla Firefox 91.13.0esr) (64-bit) torproject support says: Onion-Location is a new HTTP header that web sites can use to advertise their onion counterpart. ...
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How to set hop count to 1?

I have set up an onion service to access my local network without forwarding ports. The service doesn't need to be anonymous and I am the only one accessing it (client authentication). So I want to ...
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Hidden service setup

Planning on starting my own hidden service but would want some advice regarding the security/privacy. Looking for someone with experience to be able to tell me from A to Z (from nothing to finished ...
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Vanilla bridges work fine in Tor Browser (Windows) and Orbot (Android) but doesn't anywhere else

Vanilla bridges do not work in OnionFruit vpn-style program for Windows, and on my Debian system - tor service won't start also. In Debian 10 I've added these lines at the end of /etc/tor/torrc file: ...
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If I exclude Tor nodes using option ExcludeNodes, will it exclude also some Tor nodes select by options EntryNodes and ExitNodes?

I have these options in my torrc file: ExitNodes {at},{be},{bg},{ch},{cz},{cy},{de},{hk},{is},{jp},{lu},{nl},{no},{pa},{ro},{sc},{sk},{si},{ua},{vg} EntryNodes {at},{be},{bg},{ch},{cz},{cy},{de},{hk},{...
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Servers must be able to freely connect to the rest of the Internet, so they must not set UseBridges

trying to configure bridges, but I'm getting error: Servers must be able to freely connect to the rest of the Internet, so they must not set UseBridges my config in /etc/tor/torrc User tor SOCKSPort ...
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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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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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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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WARN: Could not find a node that matches the configured _HSLayer2Nodes set

can anyone explain to me, how to interpret this Log-Message? [WARN] Could not find a node that matches the configured _HSLayer2Nodes set Running Tor 0.4.7.7 on Debian Bullseye.
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ExitPolicy for IPv6 not recognized

I run my Tor Instance in DualStack (IPv4 & IPv6). Tor 0.4.7.7 My Exit-Policy in torrc looks like: ExitPolicy accept6 *:80-81 # HTTP - Hypertext Transfer Protocol / web ...
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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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Error accessing onion service websites

When I access sites on the onion network, I get the following error: [warn] Onion address [scrubbed] requested from a port with .onion disabled how do I solve this problem?
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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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How can I arrange proxies with tor in a specific order in proxychain?

I am aware that I can have the proxy list in order with "Dynamic chaining". However I am not sure with the flow of the connections in relation with tor (like will proxy go first before tor ...
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Tor -> Tor help with orbot

I use briar as a messenger and also use orbot system wide with vpn mode switched on. I was wondering if this created tor over tor scenario?
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Tor wont connect all of a sudden

Ive used tor regularily for along time, yesterday I installed Avast and Tor stopped working, I've remove avast and fixed all the settings I can think of but the log still says this: 1/28/22, 05:02:55....
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