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Is there a way to use a Bridge as an Exit Node?

I know a bridge is used an an entry node, but what if I want to use either another Bridge as an Exit Node, or at least, use the Bridge function for the Exit Node rather than the entry node. ...
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Tor circuit selection

Quick question - is it possible to 'exclude' or 'bypass' certain Tor Circuits? Example: At this moment it shows the circuit as France - Netherlands - France. What I am wondering is, can I tell Tor to ...
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Can’t start DHCP server in whonix gateway. Help please!

I want to use a android VM linked to a whonix gateway. I followed the tutorial as described here: https://www.whonix.org/wiki/Other_Operating_Systems#Whonix-Android-Workstation The installing and ...
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Traffic monitoring with Tor

Is there a downloadable application that will put a Tor node traffic monitor visual on my screen? Even just a go/no go activity level? I am still on about how much access and/or control the exit node ...
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Tor browser not working in college (which uses proxy server)

I used the Vidalia bundle but am unable to access internet with the Tor browser. Please help me configure the settings (I don't exactly know how the Tor browser or Vidalia work, so the more ...
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turn off renewing identity

I am renewing my identity with python script so I would like to turn off Tor's default auto-renewing period. Is it good enough to set MaxCircuitDirtiness to 86400 (1 day) ? I just need to leave ...
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why is this IP 69.172.212.42 locked in on circuit [duplicate]

I click for 'new tor circuit for this site' and it remains locked in on a certain IP (listed in title) after 'this browser'. That never happened before...Can I change that?
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Why can't I change my apparent location using Tor?

I've set Tor to use United States exit nodes (torrc). Why is a US website still telling me that I can't watch a video in "my location"? How can I fix it? (http://www.nbc.com/saturday-night-live/video/...
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Captcha aggravation - chasing me away

If I use Tor browser with Disconnect Search engine it is not too bad but when I try to go to StackExchange I get tied up every time for about 5 minutes solving Captcha challenges. If I use my Firefox ...
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How to bundle completely portable version of Tor

A friend and I are working on a project that includes Tor. It needs to be completely portable, including all libraries it needs. All I was able to find via research was building a static Tor binary, ...
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cannot connect to the network [duplicate]

1/31/2016 13:37:15 PM.100 [NOTICE] Opening Socks listener on 127.0.0.1:9150 1/31/2016 13:37:15 PM.600 [NOTICE] Bootstrapped 5%: Connecting to directory server 1/31/2016 14:44:21 PM.600 [WARN] ...
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Cannot run installation on Windows Vista

Just finished downloading the installation file for the browser and when I click on the file it does not open. What is wrong ?
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I can't register on twitch.tv with TOR beacuse image captcha loops itself

I am having a need to register a twitch.tv account with TOR (my static IP got blocked thanks to my brother) but i am experiencing issue with account creation. The form doesnt allow me to go forward ...
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Multiple Tor hidden services

If your running lets say three hidden services will they all have the same exit realy if so is it possible through torrc config or something to have different exit relays or even circuits?
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Block nodes in torrc hidden service

I used this torr config https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=331077.0 ClientOnly 1 EnforceDistinctSubnets 0 UseEntryGuards 1 NumEntryGuards 8 GeoIPExcludeUnknown 1 EntryNodes AutonomyCube,...
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Stuck at “Establishing an encrypted directory connection”

it seems that there are some problems when i try to configure the Tor connectionS: the Bridges used in configuration are totally from "://bridges.torproject.org/bridges?transport=obfs4"; And before ...
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Torrc file is blank, or has few details

I am trying to edit the torrc file, but on my Windows version of Tor the torrc file is blank. I have also looked at Tor on my Mac OSX and Linux machines and the torrc file there are only 6 lines of ...
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I can select exit node, I can select entry node. Can I select middle node?

I can select exit node by torrc option. I can select entry node, similar way, right? Can I select middle node? In other word, can I select full chain by hand in torrc? Three fingerprints and ...
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how to set up a two hop tor since I don't need strong anonymous

I am finding the following link, but it's quit old, and not sure whether it's usable. Anybody knows how to use 2 hop? https://grepular.com/Tor_Circuits_with_Two_Hops_on_Ubuntu
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Remote Ethernet Devices blocking VPN and Tor

At my location, a Sophos RED 50 has been installed. This has compromised my ability to use my VPN (Private Internet Access). This created an internal VPN, and all my internet traffic is now being ...
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How to allow local connections via Onion Pi?

Similar to Access local router in Tor Browser?, but I'm using an Onion Pi. This unfortunately prevents some local uses such WiFiKeyboard which sends typing from a laptop to an Android. I know that it'...
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how to configure Tor browser to be with only one IP? [duplicate]

I get set up for just one country, but now need to configure Tor browser to only a fixed ip, if anyone knows, please let me know
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Is ADD_ONION control command implemented in the latest stable release?

control-spec.txt mentions an ADD_ONION command to create ephemeral hidden services. Does this exist in the latest stable release of Tor or Tor Browser Bundle?
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“Reloading tor daemon configuration… fail” after updating torrc

I'm running a relay node on my box, and I recently updated the torrc file (I set a RelayBandwidthRate and commented out AccountingMax) I then run: $ service tor reload and this is the output: * ...
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How can I download a file (fileme.us) in tor browser?

How can I download a file (fileme.us) in tor browser? Whenever I click "download" does not enter the offerings so that I can complete to perform the download. It is very important if anyone knows, ...
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Warning : control port is open but no authentication method has been configured

I want to use privoxy and tor to avoid leaks that happen easily on standard web browsers. I've configured privoxy to send web trafic to a port where tor is listening and edited the torrc to listen to ...
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Cannot connect via Tor [duplicate]

I have tried every thing and I even mailed for new bridges but nothing is getting connected.Its stuck at 10%.I have tried obfs3, obfs4 everything.I don't have access to VPN. This is the tor log. 1/1/...
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Can't find Tor Browser in the bundle

I would like to use Tor via a thumb drive. I have gone thru a youtube video claiming that I have to download Tor bundle and extract the content to a thumb drive. I did follow the instructions, however,...
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Tor does not restore circuit

I have a HS server for web proxying purposes with an onion address. It's in a test phase at the moment and traffic is low, but from time to time the web server is not reachable using Tor Browser, ...
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How do bandwidth authorities measure bandwidth?

After reading a number of questions and resources on bandwidth measurements and life cycle of tor relays: can anyone tell me about the bandwidth weights? Can anybody explain the Advertised bandwidth,...
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Where does tor look for directory servers?

I'm working on a project and need to determine how tor determines directory authorities. Looking at the source of version 0.2.8.0-alpha-dev (git-d015c70a118e4357) in file or/config.c there are a ...
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SOCKS 5 Proxy Exceptions w/ Tor BB

I am successfully running all network traffic through Tor BB's proxy server on OS X by having changed my ethernet and wifi settings to run through the SOCKS 5 proxy via port 9150 in System Preferences....
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TOR asking for donations?

I downloaded new TOR and got an ad on the top of the browser stating "Please support TOR DONATE" with a pic of Cory Doctorow on the top of the page. I never saw TOR advertise before. Is this the ...
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block tor2web, onion.city,cab, .link etc

How would i block tor2web and proxies like that from my tor hidden services? Like a nginx rule or something to make sure no one can access my tor hidden service through these services.
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Is there a limit in the number of connections?

When I use Tor as a socks5 proxy for my applications, is there a limit in the number of connections I can perform to other hidden services (addresses.onion)? I am developing an application to check ...
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Tor 0.2.7.6 uses 100% of CPU all the time!

I just updated my Tor with tor-0.2.7.6.tar.gz, but when I run tor, it uses 100% of one of my CPU's cores, even if I run something simple like tor --version. What is going on?
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Relay Can't Bind Tor to Port 9050

I'm setting up a relay on Ubuntu 14.04 using the instructions here: https://www.torproject.org/docs/debian.html.en#ubuntu. My config is super small and basic: ORPort 9050 DirPort 9030 ...
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How do I make Tor only give me one alternate ip address? [duplicate]

Awhile ago, I had installed the Tor Browser as a way to evade an IP ban on a game I play. The Tor Browser was working quite well, until one of the IP addresses used was also IP banned. So, my question ...
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re-allow traffic through clearnet firefox

I managed to get all traffic routed through tor using the following this documentation. I want now to know if it's possible to turn this on and off on command. I've tried reversing it with the ...
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Unstable websocket over Tor

I'm working on a Java application that uses websockets to communicate with a hidden service. So far I've managed to get it all working but websocket connection is unstable. Here's what I've done: ...
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I'm looking for torrc to add a minor edit, but can only find torrc.orig or torrc.default. Where can I go to edit?

I'm trying to change the exit relay node of Tor to the UK, temporarily (as advised here). The advice is to add a bit of code in torrc. Now, I can find only the files "old" torrc, torrc.orig (empty) ...
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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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Frequent 503/4 errors for specific site. Site okay outside of tor [closed]

One particular site is frequently returning 503/4 errors. If I retry often enough, 50-60 times over the period of an hour, it always eventually gets through. There is no problem accessing the site ...
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Tor circuit chaining

Is it possible to use multiple tor circuits chained together? tor_circuit --> tor_circuit --> ... --> tor_circuit I know of a solution on windows using tortilla for windows that allows ...
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Send all OpenVPN traffic through TOR?

I have an OpenVPN server and I want to be able to route all requests that are made to that OpenVPN server through a proxy, so that the requests will look like they are made be the internet address of ...
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Tor on linux - how to select exit nodes manually

On windows, there is an application called Advanced Onion Router (or, AdvOR) which lets you choose your tor exit nodes, and it lists them all out. This is great, because some exit nodes have ...
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Tor first update: 404 not found

I just downloaded Tor Browser via apt-get install tor-browser and when I run it, it starts a little update window saying the tarball will be downloaded, but then it says: "Download Error: 404 not ...
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Can using F11 “Full Screen” be captured by websites?

I know that your window size can be captured by java scrips, and CSS, and who knows what else, and is used every day against you to try and isolate your online uniqueness. I tend to always try to use ...
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Can I turn-OFF the warning that comes with maximizing the Tor window?

I realize it's an important notice so that people understand what anonymity they may be giving up by performing the action, but if I'm on a website that I've more or less accepted, and maybe even ...
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Validate torrc file

I recently changed my torrc file. How do I validate whether I did it right? As in, is there any way to test whether torrc configurations work as intended? I'd hoped TorCheck would provide such ...