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What's the correct syntax for listing multiple ExitNodes?

In my torrc file, I'd like to exclude certain exit nodes from specific countries, like for example France and Germany. What's the correct syntax for this in torrc? I've found that when I try to list ...
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Two Internet connections - how bind/lock Tor to use only one of them?

As the title says - I have two network interfaces on my computer and I want to bind/lock Tor to strictly use only one of them. How do I achieve that? I tried doing it with the application "...
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Browser configured but still unable to unblock websites

I have downloaded and installed Tor. Now, I wanted to use Tor to visit some of the blocked websites that our government had mistakenly blocked. So, I changed the proxy settings in my Firefox to point ...
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How to force Tor to connect through a bridge

I understand how to configure the torrc config file in order to access internet through Tor bridges. But the scenario is such even though my ISP allows Tor traffic I still do not want my ISP to ...
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Tails Tor not starting

New user to Tails but when it starts up it says it cannot sync network time, so Tor doesn't start. How do I manually get it sorted via terminal or am I doing something wrong? Have tried MAC spoofing ...
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Tor won't work if I try to config custom ExitNodes

I want to force Tor to use only the nodes of a specific country so I have edited the configuration file torrcin this way ExitNodes wg1337, toxiroxiIT, CatRelay02, PhantomIT, torpidsITseflow2, ...
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Privoxy with multiple instances of Tor

I am running (testing environment) Windows 8.1 64bit and I have configured multiple instances of Tor. I am using Privoxy to use .NET C# HttpWebRequest. It work perfectly, with single Tor instance. Do ...
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Make Whonix Gateway exit from VPN? Web proxy recommendations?

Is there a way to mess with the Whonix Gateway VM so that I can have a VPN be the final exit point for Workstation data before reaching destination servers? This would be great as it would help me ...
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Whonix - How to get Java Plugin installed/working on Iceweasel? + GUI, Troubleshooting questions

I need help installing or messing with certain things on Whonix. Most important is getting Java to work on it in the browser. I've installed Iceweasel and Chromium, and JRE 8 and JDK6 (long story...),...
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Is it safe to stop using Tor after illegal activity? Other security questions I cant find answers to [closed]

Is it safe to stop the Tor browser and network, and start using something like internet explorer or google chrome after? Like If I accidentally saw cp and deleted Tor and then started using my normal ...
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How to Run Many Tor Browsers at once all with different IPs? [duplicate]

Thank you for reading my question and taking an interested in helping me. I use the newest version of Tor on a Mac and the thing is when I download Tor, I do not end up with a "tor folder." I am ...
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IDM CC extension is not working in Tor browser

IDM CC which is used to work fine with Mozilla browser, is not working in Tor browser, even though it is successfully installed in Tor browser. For an example, when a video is being played the IDM ...
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Tails display errors and persistence errors!

First off, I am running Tails live off of a USB drive on a MacBook Retina. Everything boots up fine, but the display resolution is way to high for my screen and everything looks so small. When I try ...
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How to channel all traffic on Kali linux through Tor?

I am new to Tor and linux in general, but I have installed Kali linux and installed Tor and downloaded Tor bundle, but I realised only when I browse through the Tor bundle browser is when my traffic ...
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Tor Secret Key isn't working on local host server

I'm new to Tor, and so far I've managed to get public & secret keys. But when I try to run my public key on my Tor browser, it says "Unable to Connect" and the sub-line is "Firefox can't establish ...
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How to use a country specific Exit node for IRC, but random exit node for anything else?

While using Tails is it possible to use an exit node based in Norway which I want to use to connect to a Norwegian IRC server (the server blocks non-norwigian IPs). But I want all other traffic go ...
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Cannot find the Amazon E2C Image

cloud.torproject.org describes an image that can be used in Amazon E2C service. It mentions that this image is already configured with package updates and port forwarding. The images have been ...
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Run Tor in the background via the shell

After configuring the Tor relay through a remote SSH session my terminal is still waiting (sort of stuck at this line on my remote SSH session ). it says: Nov 11 10:10:00.000 [notice] Performing ...
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Editing the torrc file to set up a Tor Exit Relay in Ubuntu 14.01 LTS server

I would like to know the changes required in the following torrc file to configure tor running on my server to be a Tor relay and or a Tor Exit relay. I think I would first start with a Tor middle ...
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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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Can I use Tor through UDP Protocol?

I am using internet using 3G Data Card and my network have UDP 53 port open even when I don't have Internet plans. How can I use configure Tor to use UDP 53 port for Internet access.
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sudden change in port number of closest relay when changed to pasing traffic of Firefox through Tor network

I understand to obtain the complete successful results out of Tor, is it mandatory to use Tor browser bundle. But sometimes, for a general user, Firefox is much tempting to use for many reasons as a ...
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I have my custom url (private_key and hostname), but Tor won't serve it

I managed to get my private_key and hostname following the instructions here, which I copied over the one generated by starting the tor browser, in the hidden_services folder. (EDIT: Not sure it's ...
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TBB complains something is wrong if Tor is Listening on 0.0.0.0 (via SocksPort)

If a SocksListenAddress or SocksPort directive is added to torrc-defaults such that Tor listens for Socks Connections on anything other than 127.0.0.1, TBB will complain on launch that: Something ...
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Tor client doesn't connect if relay's available bandwidth is less than x

Is there a way to config Tor client not to connect to relays which their usable bandwidth is less than 10Mbit/s ? I don't mean the relays total available bandwidth. I mean usable bandwidth by client ....
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Will Tor automatically change path if one of relays goes down?

If yes, is it default behaviour or some configuration parameter should be set? If not, how can one determine and resolve this? Obvious way is to write a script, that simply checks availability of ...
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How can I sync computer's time with Tor?

I know about NTP, but since it's communication is NOT encrypted I don't want to use it. The question is, how can I sync time with Tor proxy? "HTP" protocol can achieve this, but it's not reliable(...
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Relation between ORPort and ServerTransportListenAddr

I am working on setting up a Tor obfs4 bridge. If I understand it correctly ServerTransportListenAddr allows me to choose a port (and an IP) to bind the Pluggable Transport to. However I also need to ...
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Noscript temporarily allow behavior change with new browser version

How do I see all the scripts in the permission contextual menu so that I can allow only specific scripts? I upgraded to the newest tor browser version 4. With earlier tor versions, I would go to a ...
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Is the following behaviour a new 'feature' in TBB 4.0 or a bug?

I have been stress testing a Tor node I built by setting it (temporarily) as my Tor 'EntryNode' in the TBB 'torrc' file. The main test I have run (using the previous version of TBB - 3.6.6) was to ...
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Torrc statistics options

The Tor manual contains a range of statistics options such as CellStatistics, DirReqStatistics, and ExitPortStatistics. In the description of these options it says: Tor writes statistics on ... ...
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Port Reachability Test Failed _ detailed info

I am currently connected to Tor Network, according to Vidalia. When i tried to set up a non-exit relay, i got the following errors: Server Port Reachability Test Failed - Your relay's server port ...
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Can HTML5 canvas image data reveal the users IP?

I read a little bit about the HTML5 canvas image data here but I'm still not sure if it can reveal the IP when using Tor or not? My knowledge with this is quite limited since I'm new to all of this. ...
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I am using my Tor relay as my entry “guard” for the TBB. What are the risks/downside of doing this?

In my Tor Browser Bundle's (TBB's) 'torrc' file I have set 'EntryNode' to my node's fingerprint. This means that the TBB uses my node as its "guard/entry" relay. By monitoring my node with 'arm' I can ...
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The Grug's P.O.R.T.A.L. on TP-Link 703n and Raspberry Pi setup

I am trying to get the Grugq's P.O.R.T.A.L. to work. So far I have tried it on a router TP-Link TL-WR703N and a Raspberry Pi with Arch Linux installed. The networking part is what confuses me. I am ...
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Tor on WD My Cloud device

Anyone have any luck running tor on a Western Digital My Cloud NAS? Is there any guide for running tor on new embedded devices? Any guidelines for resources like memory?
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Host List Blocking

If I have a host list here:C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\etc\hosts for blocking malicious,& ad websites/servers. How do I make it work with Tor?
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Installing TBB w/Sophos

I have been using TBB for over a year now. I am a student who values privacy very much, and I install Tor on every computer I use. However, my school is updating their computers and many of them use ...
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Set my IP to show from China [duplicate]

How can I force the Tor showed only that my IP is from China? Was once an option (atlas globe and countries), now I have no idea where and how to set it up so that Tor indicate in which country I find ...
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Follow-up question: Why my log is not showing tor_notices.log and tor_traces.log?

I asked "Please Explain the Different Log Types, Specifically Warn and Notice" and saw "How can I set up logging with latest Tor Browser?". I set it the same way in my torrc. $ grep log /etc/tor/...
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What kind of different information can be had/ascertained in the logs with the various entries in logs

I am running Debian Jessie and running TBB 3.6.5. This can be known by running torbrowser-launcher . I am using the torbrowser-launcher as packaged in Debian. On studying the manual, I came to know ...
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Could you, please, tell if I could use Tor in this specific case?

could you, please, help me? I used to use Tor all the time for visiting http://www.AirBnb.com - if felt much more safe that way because of all credit card payments for my bookings. But now AirBnB ...
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Proxy over Tor?

I'm running TBB on windows 8. I have clicked on onion symbol on top left, clicked on "preference", Ticked "Use custom proxy settings" and put my socks5 client info. like this: SOCKS5 127.0.0.1:9956 ...
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IP's from USA/UK [duplicate]

How do I edit Tor so as to make my IP look like coming from either USA or UK (exact edit) I know its edited in 'torrc file' maybe if someone can show me a cut and paste solution - TQ
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Any tips, recommendations for torrc for an end-user?

Newbie to Tor. I installed Tor via Tor browser-launcher on a deb-based distribution. Apparently the torrc is a sort of configuration file which affects behavior of Tor. Now a little investigation ...
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Can't access Tor authcookie file from third party program

I've been trying for hours to get a munin monitoring plugin to hook into the Tor control port without success. The problem is that it's unable to access the Tor authcookie in /var/run/tor with the ...
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Trying to set up a bridge, no luck!

I'm relatively new to Tor, having read about it in my newspaper so I thought I'd give it a go. Having read about relays and bridges and so forth I thought I'd try it out. I managed to get a relay ...
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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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Specify bridge from command line

Is there a way to specify a bridge while starting Tor, from command line? I'm working on a script that runs multiple instances of Tor and I find it easier to add the bridge (all the instances are ...
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Multiple instances of Tor in Vidalia Relay Bundle? [closed]

How can I run multiple instances of Tor via the Vidalia Relay Bundle for Windows?