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Checking for DNS leak on TOR router

I have configured a router to route all traffic from an internal interface through the TOR network. Therefore, every client that uses this router as its Gateway will access the internet through TOR, ...
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Create a SocksPort with fix circuit/greater MaxCircuitDirtiness

For all my applications I am happy with the 10 min MaxCircuitDirtiness - it shall not change. But there is one application that needs the same IP for multiple requests (more than 10 min apart). I ...
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Tor doesn't work until I run "Tor" in the terminal

[email protected] fails to run and journalctl -eu tor@default outputs this - https://campfirebg.eu5.org/upload/log.txt Any help?
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Tor doesn't read the torrc file

When I tried to create a .onion service by modifying the torrc file, nothing happened. I mean nothing. The official website says that if tor is not starting then there is a problem. Well tor is ...
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How to setup email server for my Tor Hidden Service?

I'm wanting to setup an SMTP server for my tor hidden service. I'm assuming doing so would be as simple as setting up a normal email server and just giving its domain name as the hostname for however ...
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tor for Android phone

Wondering the steps to take to make my note 8 totally anonymous so there's less chance of anything getting hacked after downloading tor system. Is it enough to just check all the boxes on apps under ...
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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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Tor /var/lib/tor permissions

Doing ls -l /var/lib/tor I get the following: Permissions user user There are 14 more just like it. Is this normal? And if not, How do I remove them? Thanks for any help!
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How can I limit the numbers of connections a Tor Relay is able to make? (iptables)

My router doesn't seem to have enough RAM to hold all Tor connections. My internet's basically dead. Have to use mobile internet :( So I have to limit the connections that Tor makes or the server ...
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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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can TOR network ban my ip for making too many requests?

i am using TOR to scrape .onion website. i am making 1 request per second to be on safe side. my question is can TOR network/specific relay server BAN my server's IP address for making too many ...
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Optimize Tor Hidden Service

there is VERY little to find about optimizing a website which runs in the Tor network. Besides installing the Tor daemon, what can you do? Are there any tricks like connecting it to more relays than ...
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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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What percentage/ratio of entry nodes reside in 14 Eyes or NATO affiliated countries?

I spent a good amount of time editing my Tor configuration files to switch in between entry nodes and found that eventually after excluding all nodes, I was lastly routed through Kyrgyzstan. I only ...
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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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When the domain is called, port 8080 is attached?

I am trying to create a hidden service in TOR this due to learning reasons. It all seems to work fine when I want to use this normally with HTML. But as soon as I want to install a dynamic web ...
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Have both a tor-less tor browser and a regular tor browser

I would like to use the Tor browser, without the Tor Proxy and at the same time, still being able to use the regular Tor browser, Tor Proxy included. On both Ubuntu and Windows, I cannot run two ...
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user access to /var/lib/tor denied after fresh tor install on raspberry pi 4

Raspberry PI 4 running Raspbian Full Install, I followed the instructions at https://community.torproject.org/onion-services/setup/install/ following the debian/ubuntu section but using the default ...
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SSL between onion and web server

I have seen recommendations to run the hidden service and the web server on different servers. I currently have the hidden service running in a second vm than the nginx server which points to an ...
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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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With Tor, do i keep firefox installation

hi thanks for the help.. i think i did look up question about having firefox but don't recall answer, for dealing with other security issues. i notice recent hacks into firefox directory, affecting ...
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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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How to get as many new unique IPs as possible?

I am currently using one TOR browser and get on average 722 unique different IPs per day. I use MaxCircuitDirtiness 10 which gives me a new circuit/IP every 10 seconds. Next I set up a second tor ...
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Relay OS Obsolete

NYx complains version 0.3.2.10 is obsolete (in bright red letters). I know that. What I don't know is how to upgrade to 0.4.2.7.1 or newer. Help is appreciated, trying to learn. Adriann Operating ...
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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 ...
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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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How do I prevent tor from overwriting my hostname file?

I am trying to use my own custom .onion address using eschalot and after I add my info to hostname and key info into the private key file, upon starting tor, it overwrites my custom address and adds a ...
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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 When I try ...
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How to use the JRE with Tor in Tails OS

I have a executable .jar file which I want to execute. It needs internet access, but it seems like it is the only program wich is not able to access the internet. I use the standard configuration for ...
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Choosing computer hardware to run Tor relays - (CPU RAM cable HDD SSD etc)

I am thinking of buying a computer to use only for running Tor relays from England in the United Kingdom. I am writing to ask for advice on which details of the machine make a difference to the ...
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Help configure an onion service on my computer

i have Debian 10 installed so i install tor and edit the torrc file: HiddenServiceDir /var/lib/tor/hidden_service/ HiddenServicePort 80 127.0.0.1:80 but it did not work out because hidden_service ...
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SSH Into Whonix Workstation

Is it technically possible to SSH into a Whonix workstation locally? So if I'm on the same local network as the device running the workstation. For example, my laptop is on 192.168.0.2, the device ...
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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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How to make Tor relay's ORPort reachable?

I have Tor expert bundle v0.2.8.7. I'm trying to configure a relay under Windows 7. After a day of work the relay is still not reachable: Nov 13 20:08:14.000 [warn] Your server (xx.xx.xx.xx:9001) ...
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How to force 2020 version of Tor to exit specific country

I need to configure my Tor to exit US. I've read lots of tips from various web sites. In general, they all say to edit the torrc file and add ExitNodes {us} . It does not work. If I go to something ...
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Setting up a hidden service

I am trying to set up my own hidden service following this tutorial: http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/create-hidden-service-tor-site-set-anonymous-website-server/ I have, however, recognized a problem ...
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/etc/tor/torrc is blank

Im following this tutorial to make by Raspberry Pi a Tor Hotspot. I successfully setuped a working Hotspot which is connected to internet, and now I want that all the traffic will go trough the Tor ...
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The scary torrc

I've been trying to set exit nodes and obfs4 bridge(country blocking tor) into my torrc file but I can't find a recent post about that or any beginner friendly explanation. Can anyone provide me with ...
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Increase max allowable delay

1 attack is timing correlation attack. How can I increase the max allowable delay for requests between my computer, guard nodes, exit nodes, website?
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Cannot remove grey bar at bottom of Tor Browser

Yesterday, I accidentally pressed Ctrl and another key which I do not remember anymore. This triggered my Tor Browser to look like this: How can I get rid of this grey bar at the bottom?
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Port forwarding to a hidden service

For example I have hidden service xxxxx.onion:1234 and I want to forward port 1234 to the clearnet on another server. Can I do it without any socks/http proxy? So I want to do something like redir --...
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Tor connection issue with proxychains

So I'm new to learning tor and proxychains and while I was trying to figure out why proxychains aren't working, I think there's issue with connecting to tor. tor service status Sep 24 20:43:49.265 [...
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The first time I started tor through the terminal, it got stuck at 5%, but clicking on the tor software worked. In China

Sep 15 20:59:48.986 [notice] Tor v0.2.4.27 (git-412e3f7dc9c6c01a) running on Linux with Libevent 2.0.21-stable and OpenSSL 1.0.1f. Sep 15 20:59:48.986 [notice] Tor can't help you if you use it wrong! ...
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One site will not load on TOR

I have used TOR for a while now, and I have no problems, except it is a bit slow to load pages, which is fine. www.netspend.com/activation is a site to activate a VISA debit card, which I want to ...
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How to make my websites content available as Tor .onion and clearnet .com

I'm running a website with Nginx which I would like to be accessible by Tor and by clearnet. Currently it's only reachable by clearnet, e.g. www.example.com. Of course people just can go to www....
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How can i nginx reverse proxy to .onion site ? which is on TOR network?

i have installed TOR and nginx on my cent os server. when i proxy_pass requests to the TOR running on my localhost and supply host headers of .onion website. i am getting tor is not an http proxy ...
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Logfile shows 'Catching signal TERM, exiting cleanly'

Dearest Group, Installed on Ubuntu 16.04 from Torproject (Xenial) repository. In the torrc config file - 'RunAsDaemon 1' is un-commented. The log file shows 'Catching signal TERM, exiting cleanly' ...
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Is this the most current way of setting up TOR on Android?

I am in the process of getting TOR browser installed & setup on an LG Android phone. Here is what I've done so far... I was first using Orbot & Inbrowser, but for various reasons I have ...
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Is it possible to use built-in bridges or automatically request them for the tor daemon in Linux? (Not Tor Browser)

I want to use obfs4 proxy to connect tor through it. It is not a Tor Browser. I know that Tor Browser provides options to use built-in bridges or request them online, but to use it in tor daemon I ...

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