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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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I'm not getting guard flag. Whats the requirements for that?

Also, im not getting the stable flag. I'v been online for about a month. 20.april I switched from win to linux. I've had some restarts of the relay, but not long downtimes. my fingerprint: ...
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Trouble with ToR proxy

My college blocks basic websites such as Facebook and Skype. While I can manage Facebook with my mobile data, in order to talk to my family, Skype is too expensive on data. The college WiFi uses a ...
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What IP does Tor run off

This is a very basic question, but I am very very new with proxies and Tor, I know very little about them which is kind of sad, and I'd really like to learn. My questions are: What IP do I run Tor ...
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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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How to specify country (ExitNodes) on command line

I'm a Tor newbie using the current version (5.5.4) on Windows 10. I'm using it so that I can browse as if from other countries. I will be changing the country frequently so I want to specify the ...
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Tor Browser won't launch after torrc file edited for hidden services

I'm a beginner who need a little help. I got stuck while i was trying to setup my hidden service. I'm on a Mac (EL Capitan) running Windows 7 on Parallels Desktop virtual machine. I have my ...
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ExitNodes doesn't seem to work Jordan {JO}

I wanted to change my torrc file so the ExitNodes is Jordan {JO}. When I did that, the Tor Browser couldn't connect.
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trouble configuring a relay editing torrc file on windows

I have added these lines to torrc file (as describled on Tor's site): ORPort 443 Exitpolicy reject *:* Nickname ididntedittheconfig ContactInfo human@... But after that i cannot start Tor anymore... ...
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Save configurations in tails

I have tails installed in a pen drive (non in live mode but using the pen drive with a HDD) and I want to save the configuration. I read that I have that to use the "volume persistence", but I don't ...
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How to run the Tor browser without the bundled Tor proxy?

Say one's using GNU/Linux with a Tor daemon setup on a given local port (which happens not to be 9050). Web browsing traffic currently goes like this: vanilla Firefox -> Privoxy -> Tor. Say one would ...
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Sub domain of .onion is allowed officialy?

I've got this working link from my friend. And I'm interested in use 2nd level(sub) domain for my own. Where's the official Tor statement that subdomain of onion is allowed? working link: "NoMercy ...
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Allow command-line tor client to accept anonymous connection from private address

I am running the command-line tor client on OS X 10.10 and I have a short script that routes all my WiFi network connections through the SOCKS proxy where tor is listening (127.0.0.1:9050) INTERFACE=...
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Does running the Tor browser turn me into a (exit) relay?

If the person downloads the Tor Browser and uses it to surf the Internet, is this person also automatically running a Tor exit node or a Tor relay? Or other nodes?
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System requirements of Tor Relay (How powerful a CPU and RAM should I use) [closed]

I read all documentation and FAQ at Tor project website, but cant find obvious information about "System requirements of Tor Relay" except bandwidth... For example, I would like run a relay tor node ...
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Any issues with ip leaking when using youtube-dl with tor?

I've wondering if using youtube-dl to download youtube videos will leak my real ip, like with p2p. If so, is there a way to protect against this, or is there another linux app that can do the same ...
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Does Tor block network administrators from determining sites accessed/data downloaded?

If I am on a network in which the admins monitor sites accessed and possibly data downloaded; can I be confident that Tor would block them from doing this? Are there any exceptions - for example if ...
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VPN over Tor Firewall Config

I'm looking for some help with accessing my VPN over tor. A little background.. I have a router at home that I can connect to which routes all of my traffic over tor. The router uses port 9030. My ...
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Feedback on this torrc-defaults file

The following is my torrc-defaults file. I'm trying to learn this stuff so I don't have to ask this kind of question here, yet I'm still in the dark about much of this. So I'm asking for feedback in ...
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Troubles setting up Hidden Service

I've done some looking for my problem and I've learned a bit but still get the same result. The "result" is when I uncomment my hidden service lines in my torrc, tor will not start and not produce any ...
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Tor gets connected with Windows but not with Tail (with the same bridges)

I don't really understand why I have this problem. I managed to get TorR connected with bridges with no problem at all with Windows 7, but with Tails it is impossible. I use the same configuration ...
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tor profile missing or inaccessible

I recently reset the settings on my tor browser, and now when i try to open it i get a window with the following message: Your Tor Browser profile cannot be loaded. It may be missing or ...
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ExitNodes directive not working?

I'm a Tor newbie. I've installed tor and tor-browser on Ubuntu 12.04 machine. It launches well and seems to work as expected. I wanted to set my exit node in the country of my choosing and found the ...