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Questions about configuring Tor software.

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Why exactly is it not recommended to exclude relays?

I'm doing some research on Tor for a paper and stumbled upon this section on the Tor FAQ page, where it says how to choose or exclude certain nodes from your circuit. Below it says that it is not ...
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Is it possible to run a second tor relay on the same LAN?

I have been trying to test it out, I've changed the ORPort and DirPort and forwarded them on the router but I keep getting the following messages. pi@raspberrypi ~ $ tail -f /var/log/tor/logled--see ...
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I download the english tor for 32bit windows. I install tor. I cannot use tor as it has no language, just llllllllll lll llllll lll. huh?

I can not change the language as I have no way of reading anything. the setup looks like my old firefox setup, but icons do not match up so I can't guess which icon matches to language!! the language ...
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How to configure multiple Tor.exes

It's very possible to have different end-nodes using the Tor Browser. see here I want to configure the .exe to do the same thing (without the TBB). These are a list of commands that help to do that (...
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Can the Tor Browser be configured to function as a non-exit relay node?

I downloaded the 64-bit Windows installed for "Tor Browser" from this URL: https://www.torproject.org/download/download-easy.html.en It installed and worked as expected and can display normal and ....
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Configure tor as proxy

I'm trying to use Tor as a proxy, to make other apps connect to the internet through the tor network. With Tor running and connected I opened another browser, and in the proxy settings I typed 127.0.0....
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transparent torification [duplicate]

I'm using the Anonabox as internet connection. As its hardware connects to Tor, it is recommended to activate 'transparent torification' in the Tor browser to avoid running everything through Tor ...
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Programatically send HTTP request over Tor

I would like to know how to programatically send HTTP request to a host (e.g. www.example.com) over Tor. My preferred environment is C# on Windows.
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Using obfs4; Tor fails to connect

5/30/2015 10:37:51 AM.300 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network connections. Shutting down all existing connections. 5/30/2015 10:37:51 AM.300 [NOTICE] ...
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Why do I appear to be from “Unknown” country?

I configured my ExitNodes for {US}, However when I track the links I visit using Tor it shows that I'm surfing from an "Unknown" country, what could the problem be?
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Failed to connect to Tor network?

I tried connecting to the Tor network. Each time it stops at Loading Network Status . This is the log file: 27-05-2015 10:54:40.877 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-...
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Running Tor with Ruby Watir on Mac

I'm trying to use Ruby Watir to open Tor on Mac. This question Connect to Tor-Firefox via Ruby/Watir addresses this on Windows. Selenium::WebDriver::Firefox::Binary.path='{location of ...
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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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Home router - VPN - TOR setup. Is it possible? [duplicate]

What I have on mind is this: home router --> Raspberry Pi 01 VPN --> Raspberry Pi 02 TOR --> internet Raspberry Pi 01 would connect to router via wifi and the two Raspberry Pis would be connected ...
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Whonix with http server not reachable

I've been following this tutorial on how to setup Whonix with a lighttp server so I can host my own tor website. I did all the steps described in the tutorial, but when I try to visit my tor website (...
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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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Running tor in debugging mode using GDB

I want to modify tor source code and test it. Hence I want to run it under GDB in Ubuntu 14.04. I am able to attach GDB to it but when I want to print some value of the variable, it says no debugging ...
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Gmail and Gtalk over Tor suggestions

How should one best access Google communications and social services, like Gmail, Talk/Hangouts, and maybe G+ over Tor? I'll propose the default threat model for interacting with Google as : We've ...
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TorBrowser commandline set torrc

Is there any solution to run, on windows, TorBrowser (firefox.exe) from command line and set the torrc configuration files? Or can i set the ExitNote from commandline?
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How would someone use the Iridium Browser with Tor?

The Iridium Browser looks like a viable competitor to the Firefox-based component in TorBrowser. How would someone use Iridium with the Tor network?
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How do i make a vanity .onion address? [duplicate]

I want to make a vanity .onion address for torchat i would really appreciate if someone could give me a step-by-step tutorial that is guaranteed to work for making a vanity address thank you :)
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Setting tor hidden service in /etc/hosts

ok so I wasn't receiving updates for drupal so I decided to go to /etc/hosts and added my hostname like so 127.0.0.1 something.onion I restarted tor and drupal now can receive updates again anyways ...
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Using the tor expert bundle on windows

I'd like to use tor as a proxy for curl requests in php. I've downloaded the Expert Bundle and extracted the contents, which is a bit confusing since the description of that download says: Contains ...
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Add bridges on expert bundle

I want to add bridges to my expert bundle but have no idea how to create and what to put in the torrc file. First of all, there is no torrc file in the expert bundle, so I assume I have to create it ...
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connecting issues when setting 'ExitNodes' in torrc

The Tor connection was unstable so I had to use bridges.Got the bridges from bridges.torproject.org and put in the torrc file: UseBridges 1 # This works for Ubuntu Linux, adjust the path according to ...
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Vanity domain suddenly not working

Before you say it, this is a partial clone of Vanity onion address not working properly, but bear with me. Until maybe a month ago, I had one vanity onion address, which worked beautifully. About 2 ...
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Start only TOR without Firefox

I have installed the tor-browser-package and I'd like to use tor only in combination with Thunderbird\torbirdy and without Firefox therefore I tried to start only tor.exe (I also tried tor.exe with ...
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Python + Polipo + Tor

I've set up polipo to work with Tor. When I configure the iceweasel browser to use the HTTP proxy at localhost:8118, everything works fine, and my global IP appears as some IP from some university (...
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If I use the bridge, how effective is it if I am living in a remote location in South America? [closed]

It is unlikely that there are many or any Tor users nearby.
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Why does my Tor browser not run? [duplicate]

My operating system: Windows 7 Ultimate I get two options after clicking on Start Tor Browser green globe. The first is I would like to connect directly to the Tor network... (Connect) And below ...
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Something is wrong with Linux 64-bit 4.0.7 build

I downloaded and installed tor-browser-linux64-4.0.7_en-US.tar.xz. It starts up ok. The browser says it has version 4.0.6, not 4.0.7. Update prompt window pops up after a few minutes. Something is ...
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Editing torrc on Orbot

I'm trying to set my location permanently by adding ExitNodes {US} but this doesn't work in the Orbot app on Android. As this line has to be added at the end of the torrc file, I'm wondering if ...
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How do I manually setup a relay on OS X?

Manually configuring a Tor Relay on OS X (Yosemite, Tor 0.2.5.11) Since Vidalia has been deprecated the EFF videos and other documentation about running a relay outside of the Tor Browser Bundle are ...
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What happened to the Tor downloads? Is there a safe alternative site to download from?

https://www.torproject.org/download/download I get the following error: The requested URL /torbrowser/4.0.6/torbrowser-install-4.0.6_en-US.exe was not found on this server.
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torBrowser.app file size changes when executing

On OSX, I check the file size of torBrowser.app using "Get Info" and see: 114,061,082 bytes (117.8MB on disk) I execute the file and whilst it is running I see: 112,770,501 bytes (116.8 MB on disk) ...
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Is Tor client, relay server and exit node server the same software package?

I wonder if the tor software (e.g. that which is installed via apt-get install tor in debian/ubuntu, or from the git repo) is always a package that includes the use of Tor as a Client and also as a ...
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Tor expert bundle on Windows - no installation instructions

Before there was a installer. Now it's just a zip file with no installation instructions. Where do I put the DATA directory? Also when I run tor.exe nothing happens, I see no command line options ...
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Specify new location for “cached-microdescs”?

I have a very small filesystem with very little space left (approx. 3-4MB), can I redirect the "cached-microdescs" -files to another place? The problem is that the disc fills up to 100% after a short ...
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How is the identity encoded to display the fingerprint

I am looking to encode the identity of a router retrieved from the consensus to give me it's finger print, what is the encoding method used to transform the identity to the fingerprint ? Thanks
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Orbot Hidden Services

I am trying to set up a hidden service on my android device but i am running into some problems. On the computer i set the hidden service directory and my keys are where they are supposed to be. Using ...
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Is it possible to choose unique different exit-nodes for Tor?

I want to run 2 (or more) tor instances on the same machine each one on different port,but i want to make sure that those 2 instance will never have the same exit node or ip at the same time i am ...
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How to use Chinese IP only on Tor Browser?

Question as captioned. I know how to set the exit node to USA by setting the exit node parameter to "us" and to England by "gb". But when I set that parameter to "cn", it seems fail to use a Chinese ...
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How to use a custom stylesheet with Tor Browser?

I want to use Tor Browser with a custom stylesheet to avoid eyestrain. Consider this .css file, for instance. Their instructions for Firefox are as follows: Firefox: Locate your profile ...
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Using your Tor relay as a client for Torbrowser and other regular Tor traffic: Is this helpful or hurtful to your anonymity? [duplicate]

I run a relay off of my desktop computer, and currently have Torbrowser and Tox configured to use it as a client as well. I seem to remember hearing long ago that a client that also acts as a relay ...
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Accessing Tor hidden services over a single hop circuit

I will presage the expected warnings before posting my question: I fully understand the security risks involved using single hops, however, with regards to my goals I have zero need for anonymity. I ...
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Changing tor's default listening port withing the torrc file

I have downloaded and installed the tor browser bundle. I would like to run tor as a single process alone without the browser, so I've been launching the tor.exe which exists in [%Tor Directory%]\...
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How does one setup a Tor hidden service on android

I am looking for some documentation or guide on setting up a Tor hidden service on android, would I just install Tor? Does it torify everything and act like an app. which has a services like nginx or ...
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How to use Tor via VPN and with help of bridges?

When I tried to use Tor with VPN it worked at my home network but when I tried at my university it can't open as they have blocked Tor so I have to use VPN which I'm sure they haven't blocked, but ...
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How to run multiple Tor browsers simultaneously and independently with different circuits and exit IP addresses using TBB version 4.0.3? [duplicate]

I have reserched a lot on the subject of how to run multiple Tor Browsers simultaneously, and independently, but could not find anything so far that make that possible. How may I arrange the Tor ...
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How to use Tor via VPN or ssh? [closed]

Tor is blocked at my university network but I can use a free VPN and ssh named Psiphon3 and I use it for accessing internet but, I am unable to open Tor via the VPN. My question is how to use the VPN ...