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Make Tor go through bridge by configuring torrc file

Hey everyone i want to know is there anyway that when i switch on my pc (os: kali linux) my pc automatic get connected to tor using bridge? I have already used normal systemctl command to start Tor by ...
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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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Can TOR Browser be used with proxychains?

i configured proxychains to use TOR and enabled No DNS Leak, i installed TOR and it's working fine (masking my IP and DNS). I also downloaded TOR Browser to use instead of firefox. Can someone help me ...
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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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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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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 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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How to change IP Address every few seconds with TOR in Linux

I want to know if I can configure TOR on Linux to change / rotate IP every 30 seconds or say X seconds . I have tor setup but I don't want to keep browsing with same IP and want to change it every ...
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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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What's the correct syntax for listing multiple ExitNodes?

In my torrc file, I'd like to exclude certain exit nodes from specific countries, like for example France and Germany. What's the correct syntax for this in torrc? I've found that when I try to list ...
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Setting the country of the tor ExitNodes

I'm having some trouble in setting the country of the tor exit nodes. Following this link, by adding the bellow entries to the ./Data/torrc ExitNodes {ru} StrictNodes 1 an exit node from the ...
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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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How can you sftp over tor?

I was wondering how I can upload files over the tor network. How can you sftp over tor?
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Tor keeps in “searching informations about the relay” when ExitNodes parameter is set in torcc file

I added some lines in my torcc file. At first I added: ExitNodes {fr},{be},{ch},{lu},{mc} StrictNodes 1 When I launch Tor with Vidalia it keeps in the state "searching informations about the relay",...
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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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starting Tor browser (Windows 7 - 64 bit) - error message

When launching the Tor browser.exe, the following error message pops up: Tor Browser does not have permission to access the profile. Please adjust your file system permissions and try again. Any ...
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First time starting Tor Browser after reboot always result in "Tor failed to establish a Tor network connection"

on my system Ubuntu 16.04 32-bit I have used Tor Browser for years. Currently I am using the latest officially stable version 7.0.1. I use bridge meek-azure if this is in some importance. When ever I ...
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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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Specify bridge from command line

Is there a way to specify a bridge while starting Tor, from command line? I'm working on a script that runs multiple instances of Tor and I find it easier to add the bridge (all the instances are ...
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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 Strictnodes not working

StrictNodes1 ExitNodes {us} Is no longer working for me after the new update. It seems like it works sometimes and doesn't sometimes. Each time the circuit gets rebuilt I end up in a non-US exit node....
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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 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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Multiple hidden services on one server

How is it that I can host multiple (static) hidden services on one server? I am just needing 3 simple and static HTML sites with their own .onion? If I add multiple HiddenServiceDir do they have to be ...
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Tor ExitNodes not working in the torrc?

I'm new to Tor and installed it and torsocks on a fresh ubuntu machine. I've set up and configured the torrc file with the following parameters: ExitNodes A0C59410B9030AC1385C4CA44C8DBFE13AF4BC9B ...
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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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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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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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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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Selecting "Use hardware acceleration when available" causes issue where the browser can't launch

In the process of making some adjustments in options, I selected "Use hardware acceleration when available", on next attempted relaunch I got a message basically saying 'something has caused the ...
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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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Cannot use custom v3 address generated with mkp224o

As the title says, I am unable to use a custom v3 address generated with mkp224o. My hidden service is in /var/lib/tor/nginx. The contents of the nginx folder: authorized_clients (folder) hostname ...
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Viewing video stream

I have recently signed up for a video streaming site (watch.filmstruck.com). I can sign into their website without any problem, but when I chose a movie, what appears to be their video player opens up,...
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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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Hosting companies that allow hosting a laravel application on tor

Are there any hosting companies that offer tor services for hosting a laravel application. Is it even possible to host a laravel application over tor? Also, compile my laravel application and then ...
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How am I anonymous and safe with my config?

I have got ThinkPad T400 with coreboot and minimal OpenBSD installation with full-disk encryption. All non-Tor traffic is dropped by pf. Only allowed traffic on the host is torified traffic from ...
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is it safe to download Tor browser from other browser

1.i just learnt about Tor, and i'd like to know where is the best place to download Tor browser,i feel downloading from the google play store or another browser might have a negative effect on the ...
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Tor Browser failed to start under Selenium

Trying to connect to tor via selenium for the first time. Using Windows 7 64 ...Getting this error code.. selenium.common.exceptions.WebDriverException: Message: Process unexpectedly closed with ...
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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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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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Using Tor in perl script with $mech->get

I am trying to use the following in my perl script, can anyone tel me why i am unable to connect. Where am I wrong? my $mech = WWW::Mechanize->new(); $mech->proxy(['http'], 'http://...
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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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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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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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Setting up relay on Ubuntu 16.04

This is the content of 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 #DirPort 9050 ...

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