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Questions about configuring Tor software.

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I can't establish a connection through Tor [closed]

I'm a newbie in using Tor so I've tried to establish a Tor network connection but it's obviously facing a problem. I tried to connect directly, w/o using bridges, but it failed. Then I've looked up ...
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Configure firefox to not send hidden authentication data to third party sites?(Just Like tor browser does)

I am configuring Firefox(for android) to reduce browser fingerprinting and to make it more anonymous like the tor browser. I use Orbot for connecting to Tor. I tried to use the ublock addon to block ...
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P.O.R.T.A.L still credable or not

https://github.com/grugq/portal I know that this has not been developed for a while but was wondering if this still could be credible. Will getting the latest builds from tor be sufficient? And mimic ...
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Tor can't start. Unknown option 'GeoIPv6File' [closed]

Tor v0.2.3.25 (git-3fed5eb096d2d187) It is from Tor Browser bundle, but I need only Tor daemon. Linux 3.11.0-26-generic #45-Ubuntu SMP Tue Jul 15 04:02:06 UTC 2014 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux The ...
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Cannot Configure Tor [closed]

Im fairly new to this so don't judge, but Im currently at a workplace on a windows 7 laptop and they've blocked almost every site, including proxies and what not, the way I downloaded tor was by ...
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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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Hidden service not accessible after configuring transparent proxy

I am configuring a transparent proxy on my server using the instructions given here https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/wiki/doc/TransparentProxy Everything is fine, I make required changes to ...
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My ISP censors connections and recently, tor doesn't connect. What might be the reason? [duplicate]

6/24/2016 21:20:26 PM.300 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network connections. Shutting down all existing connections. 6/24/2016 21:56:19 PM.800 [NOTICE] ...
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Important question please read this [duplicate]

if my internet service provider (ISP) can see I visit sites that I use the Tor browser? Thanks.
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Is it a contribution simply by using Tor?

I heard that using Tor is also a contribution because users will produce different activities to prevent being recognized by activity. Is it true?
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ENVError while starting obfsproxy

I tried to run tor in command line by running service tor start After seeing this message * Starting tor daemon... [ OK ] I tried to start "...
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Can't find torrc file on Mac

I just installed the TorBrowser (v. 6.0.1) on my mac (OS 10.11.5) - went to the torproject page and downloaded the installer for mac. I am seeing instructions online about changing my torrc file in ...
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How to use tor-browser on OpenAFS?

In order to KISS I'd like to keep my tor-browser directory on an OpenAFS (1.6.18) mount. OpenAFS doesn't support creation of sockets. How to configure tor-browser to use another directory for the ...
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How do I run a bridge with obfs3 pluggable transport?

i want to create a Tor bridge which: is not an exit node. I can use to anonymize my connections to the Internet Here are the settings in my torrc: SocksPort 9050 ORPort 9001 ExtORPort auto Nickname ...
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Problem with tor as a Proxy

I need to watch an Australian channel on Youtube and for this to be possible I need an Australian ip. While I actually did make it work sometimes with tor+proxy, the IP I keep getting most of the ...
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TOR 6.0 no longer opens from flash drive

I've always launched TOR from a password protected flash drive, (many years). Version 6.0 gives an error message that path is unavailable and I may not have permission to this file. I am ...
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Tor browser error after editing torrc file for Hidden Service OSX

#HiddenServiceDir /opt/local/var/lib/tor/hidden_service/ #HiddenServicePort 80 127.0.0.1:80 I get an error like this: Tor unexpectedly exited. This might be due to a bug in Tor itself, another ...
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Where do I find “torrc” file in Tor 6.0.1? Is torrc-defaults the same as torrc? [duplicate]

I want to set up a Hidden Service on OSX and I've been following these instructions on the Tor site: https://www.torproject.org/docs/tor-hidden-service.html.en#two. I was able to do step 1 and set up ...
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Tor stopped working upon installing new router/modem

Here is the log regarding the problem: 6/6/2016 17:16:47 PM.200 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network connections. Shutting down all existing connections. ...
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Is it possible to use BitTorrent over Tor without harming the network?

Using BitTorrent over Tor is said to slow down the whole network because it can't handle the load. The Tor Project discourages it for this reason. What is the main issue with BitTorrent over Tor, and ...
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My Bank WILL NOT accept TOR… For past 3 months

My Bank... stopped opening with Tor since Ver 5.5. and still does not work with Ver 6.0... It does connect ... but will not display the page. Then upon retry, get a Tor error that says Server ...
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Tor and encryption [duplicate]

Tor [network] encrypts data itself? Or does it only Tor Browser Bundle? For example, if I use an external client to connect to the Tor network and direct all traffic over Tor and use a different ...
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Enabling JavaScript in Orfox

Some websites require JavaScript to be enabled. How can I enable it in Orfox? (The option was under Settings in Orweb.) Thank you.
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Creating ExitNodes command for Tor 6.0 on a Mac

I sometimes need to set a specific ExitNodes country code in the torrc file. I am using Mac OS X 10.6.7. Prior to Tor 6.0 the torrc file for TorBrowser.app on a Mac was located in the app's bundle, i....
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How to force TorBrowser to use already running instance of tor?

I have a tor service already running in a VM and I want TorBrowser uses that instance of tor instead start up another process in current machine. Is it possible? How can I do? What's the correct ...
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Are AES-NI crypto instructions used by my Tor (relay) server?

I have a server with Linux Debian 8.4, running a relay. I read that AES-NI could improve the performance of my relay. Or at least, less stress the CPU by crypto operations. Proof of AES-NI detected ...
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How to Add bridge relays

I want to access a website using the Tor Browser, but when I try to log in, the website asks me not to use proxy. So I searched for Tor bridges and entered 3 of them as custom bridges. The Tor ...
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how to force tor to use just Http(s) Not socks5

A proxy supports only http(S), No socks5. In other words,i want to configure Tor to use HTTP proxy, not an SOCKS proxy.
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Post install questions

I have installed Tor on a Opensuse 13.2. There is no log files in /var/log for Tor, how can i fix this? When I start Tor and press the link "Test for Tor Network Settings" I am told that I an not ...
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How to set up tor private network without the simulator

Is there a way to make the private tor network do not use the simulator, such as shadow or chutney? If possible, do you how can I set up?
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Malicious Exit Nodes in network sensor [closed]

I run an onion pi (a wireless router that redirects all of my traffic over tor, here's a how to) Anyways I installed maltrail on my onion pi to see what's going on; found these exit nodes scanning my ...
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How do i avoid the “i am not a robot” verification when i open a new website? [duplicate]

I am new to Tor, as soon as i installed and started surfing. The browser started asking me to verify if i was a robot for every new website i access. How can i avoid it?
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Anonymity on TOR : DisconnectMe versus DuckDuckGo

IMPORTANT QUESTION ABOUT SECURITY - Anonymity on TOR : DisconnectMe versus DuckDuckGo As far as I know DuckDuckGo doesn't keep yoour data but it doesn't mean you are invisible on Internet when you ...
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torcc directory paths not parsed

Some if not all of my projects contains folders with symbols in them. Often a leading # hash character or $ dollar sign. When i try to set such a directory within a path like so; DataDirectory Y:\...
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Tor Browser issue with DuckDuckGo [duplicate]

I don't know why today when I try to make a research the solutions appear within DuckDuckGo , a HTML??. It's automatic. I don't want this option. I don't know how to remove that to stay on my "...
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Can I set one of 3 specific IP addresses as exit node? What is the syntax? [duplicate]

Ive been experimenting and looking for info on this. Want to rotate between 3 specific exit nodes located in one country. What is the syntax for Exitnodes parameter?
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Would offer a tor middle relay with OpenBSD 6.0

Is it possible to restrict the traffic to max 150 GB per month. More traffic is not available to me.
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Configuration question [duplicate]

I use Tor to watch al jazeera. I used the be able to watch their videos but lately what ever I do, I cannot watch them. How to configure Tor and Flash Player to watch videos on al jazeera? Thank you....
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How can I detect number of hops being used?

ExcludeSingleHopRelays 0 AllowSingleHopCircuits 1 AllowSingleHopExits 1 Does this configuration force Tor to behave just like common proxy without anonymity? How can I detect if Tor uses only one hop?...
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How to set up private tor network with a chutney

I am a Japanese university student. I believe that you want to create a private tow network with the chutney.I would like to be able to see the route using the Tor-Browser.How Could you tell me how to ...
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Specified node in “torrc” [duplicate]

I've learned that it is possible to specify the Entry node and Exit node in "torrc". However, I do not know how to specify the intermediate node. Is there a way to specify an intermediate node in "...
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Whonix proxy and isolation

I set up Whonix Gateway, Workstation and Iceweacel. I also set up a Proxy on Iceweaceal (in Preferences) at the Gateway and now my IP address is defined as the one on the proxy. But I'm confused ... ...
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Cannot access Tor - Please help

Up until a few days ago, I could access Tor every time I clicked the "Start Tor Browser". Since then, no luck. Here is where I am at. I use Norton Internet Security. Deleted and setup Tor as trusted ...
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What do I do when install doesn't seem to complete?

Cannot get Tor to start\open after install. I have both d\l's available to use for my install; neither apparently works, or I am missing something. If I use the 'wizard' installer, it gives me 4-5 '...
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Cannot open tor browser - Frustrated [duplicate]

I have been reading through the various forums postings about issues with connecting to Tor but still cannot resolve the issue. I am a basic Tor User and up until 3 days ago had no issues. I have ...
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How to dissconnect Tor browser from the Tor network

How can I configure Tor browser so it does not connect to the tor network? I want it to connect like any other browser would. I would like to use Tor as a hardened browser. I know this question has ...
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Whonix cannot sync time

I am trying to sync the time on both whonix gateway and workstation but am getting the following connectivity errors upon running whonixcheck with the verbose flag set. On the gateway I get: $ ...
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Setting up non-exit Tor relay on Linux Debian Stretch

The server is running Linux Debian Stretch (9, testing). I have installed tor as follows: I created APT file for Tor: sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list.d/tor.list I entered these lines: deb http://...
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How to configure Tor browser without Vidalia on Mac OS X?

I have a problem with finding a configuration file for my downloaded Tor browser bundle (the default installation from project webpage). I want to adjust some advanced settings for my Tor browser, and ...
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Tor doesn't connect to proxy server

I have installed the Torbrowser, but since the installation, Tor configuration box appears and it does not connect. Below is the log I copied from Dialog Box: 04-May-16 15:19:19 PM.900 [NOTICE] ...

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