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Use TOR on Raspberry PI - Tails RDP

Currently I am trying to do the following on a remote-controlled desktop I installed Tor on a Raspberry Pi and made the setup as a Access point On Windows I can make a remote desktop and it will log ...
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Fingerprint effect of changing TBB default font size

I asked this on tor-talk (no answers) & through Tor email support (also no answer). Suggested trying here. Does changing the default font names or sizes used by TBB (3.51 - 3.5.2) for Windows, ...
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Tor on mobile connects but doesn't work

I recently discovered the Orbot app that allows mobile users to connect to tor. After the installation of this and Orweb, the accompanying browser, it connected successfully to tor and all the logs ...
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Is there a way to use Tor to download apps for Windows 8 from the Windows Store anonymously?

Is there a way to use Tor to download apps for Windows 8 from the Windows Store anonymously? The Windows Store uses its own customized app for access and apparently isn't accessible from normal ...
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Install a Tor relay on Windows with Tor Browser Bundle

I can not install or configure a Tor relay. I had Tor downloaded, installed several times on Windows XP. There is no Vidalia in it or came with it. The union button gives me no options like Vidalia ...
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Is there a way to specify a configuration file when launching the Tor Browser Bundle? [duplicate]

I start Tor using the Firefox binary inside the bundle and it seems to work. How do I make it point to a custom torrc file and not the file inside the bundle? I'd like to do something like this: ...
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authenticate telnet connection

I tried connecting to tor in TBB 3.5.1, OS X 10.8.5 using telnet localhost 9151 but since CookieAuthentication is set it requires authentication. From the manual CookieAuthentication 0|1 If this ...
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Cannot login to goodreads.com using Tor [closed]

I am using the latest version of the Tor Browser Bundle. I have created an account for Goodreades. After the account creation I was automatically logged in and was able to use the site. Today I tried ...
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Connecting to Tor through Verizon

If my computer has a wireless connection to a Verizon wireless base connected via cable, do I need to do anything special before I can rely on Tor anonymity or can I just download Tor, install and ...
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How to decrease number of Tor hops?

I want to setup Tor for using only one hop in chain. There is some solution? I understand that this is security risk, but I use tor only for corporate firewall bypassing.
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Tor Browser Bundle 3.5. on macosx 10.8 can't connect to other websites [duplicate]

Browser looks like it's connected to Tor, (I see Tor congratulations page and green onion Tor enabled button) but cannot connect to any websites ( its always "connecting" in browser tab then times out ...
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port-reachability issues; socket proxies [closed]

I tried hooking Tor up to a socket proxy. But it won't let me use it. It says "Tor is unable to work in this browser." What do I do about this? It originally worked. Any thoughts? Is this a problem ...
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How can I hide the “Updates Available” button on the Tor Browser Bundle?

I'm wondering if there's a way to modify the look of the Tor Browser Bundle. Specifically, if I want to hide the "Updates Available" button on the browser, does anyone know how I could go about doing ...
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Configuring Firefox to access Tor network and SSH tunnel server [closed]

I would like to access the Tor network (hidden services/.onion sites) and Http sites using Firefox. I currently route Firefox and a download manager to access Http sites through an SSH tunnel server. ...
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Can I choose a particular country IP address range? [duplicate]

When I'm out of the country, I want to make it look like I'm still there without a different country IP address. Is this possible and if so how please?
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What happened to torrc in Tor Browser Bundle?

I just got finished a few weeks ago setting up my torrc to require connections to U.S. ExitNodes. I just used Vidalia to get into the "Tor Configuration File", and edited that. Worked great. Now I've ...
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How to configure proxy setting in Pluggable Transport Bundle?

I have tried multiple times to set a proxy for the Pluggable Transports Tor Browser Bundle but never succeeded. I attempted to set the proxy in Vidalia as HTTP/HTTPS proxy. I have also tried SOCKS5 ...
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How can I anonymize my FTP traffic using the Tor network?

I want to make my ftp server visible only from Tor side.
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How to configure Tor?

How do I configure Tor, once I install it, to work. An error message says it's missing one of two files that Vidalia needs to start up. I'll give you the exact message when I try to install it again ...
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Do Not Track not working [closed]

Just installed do not track 3.1.1030 above on Tor, it is enabled but when I click icon no window. Always shows '0'. Can it be fixed? Thanks.
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How to force Tor to use just one circuit?

We use Stem's launch_tor_with_config with the following config and then close all circuits opened by it (with close_circuit). MaxCircuitDirtiness and NewCircuitPeriod: tens of hours ...
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Yahoo access using Tor

In the past week, I have not been able to access my Yahoo Mail account using Tor. Has something changed recently? I tried using the Yahoo Mail and Yahoo! rules but it didn't work. Any suggestions?
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torrc on a Mac?

It isn't completely obvious where the torrc file needs to reside on a Mac (say, 10.6). In Settings->Advanced, it appears to be in Applications/TorBrowser_en-US/Library/Vidalia/torrc. But there is also ...
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selecting a tor node from a particular country [duplicate]

This is of interest, and was asked earlier about Netflix, but I'd like to do this for a low-bandwidth application. That is, if I'm in the U.S., and I'd like the site I'm looking at to see that my ...
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Does those ExitPolicy make my relay a Tor non-exit relay?

I just set up a non-exit relay and it seems to work. I just want to make sure that I really have a non-exit relay. In the torrc file I set the option ExitPolicy to reject *:*. Does this make a non-...
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Can Tor change circuit while accessing a webpage?

In that case, it should download the page from the beginning because the TCP connection was closed, right? If it's not the case, how does Tor know when the site has finished loading?
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How to edit the torrc in “NT AUTHORITY\LocalService” account?

As the title say, how can I do it ? I has made a decision to uninstall Vidalia and use only tor.exe to run as a relay. I have tried to install Tor into the service so it is not going to disturb me. ...
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How to setup TOR wi-fi hotspot on Windows? [closed]

Windows PC is connected to internet via ethernet and shares connection via wi-fi hotspot. All traffic shared by hotspot should be routed through Tor. This is needed to enable connection to Tor network ...
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How can I run multiple obfuscated services on a machine?

I would like to add an OpenVPN service (for personal use) to a machine I already have an obfuscated Tor bridge running on (for shared use). I would like the option to access this VPN through ...
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Is CircuitBuildTimeout saved through sessions?

In the Tor manpage I read about CircuitBuildTimeout. It is set to a default value of 60 seconds. However usually also LearnCircuitBuildTimeout is set. This enables adaptive learning of those timeouts. ...
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How to deal with “SOCKS5 TTL expired” error?

I use privoxy in combination with Tor. Sometimes when I visit a website I get the following error: 127.0.0.1: SOCKS5 TTL expired How can I stop this from happening? In most cases it gets fixed by ...
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How to configure my own application to use Tor?

I'm trying to write a little application which connects to the internet over Tor. The application uses the zeromq messaging library to get some information from another server and it's basically only ...
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Best way to set up a Tor lab?

What would be the best [and cheapest] way to set up a private Tor network for testing and experimentation? A rough size estimate is that it should consist of 12 or more onion-routers and should be ...
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How to properly build static binary of Tor on Ubuntu 13.04?

Is there a guide to build static version of Tor from latest source on Ubuntu 13.04? I'm looking for ldd output: not a dynamic executable There is main problem that I have remembered, openssl-dev ...
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Where is cookiepath of tor? [closed]

I am working on tools for change identity of tor every 3 minutes. But it require a cookie path of tor. I follow this one https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/4881 but didn't find its yet. ...
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Can I mix country name and nickname in ExcludeNodes line?

When I want to block tor nodes, can I mix country name and nickname and fingerprint or must I only use one of them? ExcludeNodes {de},{dk},{se},{fi},PiratenParteiNRW,...
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Will hibernation cause my relay to lose the Guard flag?

My relay's outgoing traffic is limited, so I had to enable accounting. The limit hasn't been reached for a while now and recently my relay received the Guard flag. Will this flag be lost the next ...
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PPTP VPN to Tor [closed]

I have a Mac OS X server with a PPTP VPN server running. I want to connect my iPhone to Tor by routing all traffic via my VPN server. How can I configure my server to route the outgoing traffic over ...
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Minimum Processor required?

I have an older computer I'd like to set Tor up on, but I'm trying to figure out if its Intel Pentium 2 will support it. I have 2GB of RAM, XP SP3, adequate graphic/audio cards, etc. I' just like to ...
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How can I set up the most useful Tor node?

I've heard of Torservers and Noisetor. I've considered donating to them, but I want to avoid consolidating the Tor network in those two organizations, so I'd like to operate my own Tor node. (I also ...
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Randomized testing of Tor options

When looking at the Tor manpage one sees lots of different options. They range from general options to some which are specific to relays, hidden services etc. I'm asking myself if each of those ...
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How reliable is setting an exit via country code?

In torrc, you can select exit nodes by country code (https://www.torproject.org/docs/faq.html.en#ChooseEntryExit) - how reliable is that selection? Could a malicious (or simply poorly-configured) ...
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When only using HTTPSProxy in torrc, will also directory requests get routed through that proxy?

It's not possible to use Tor behind a http-only proxy (not supporting the "connect" method. Tor's manual says: HTTPProxy host[:port] Tor will make all its directory requests through this host:...
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How do I make Tor use IPv6 for connecting to other peers?

Even if I put the following, it still only makes IPv4 connections to the outside world: ORPort [::]:9001 IPv6Only OutboundBindAddress [::] Bridge [<an IPv6 of a tor node of mine>]:9001 ...
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The ReachableAddresses version of FascistFirewall

Is the following the equivalent of using FascistFirewall 1? ReachableAddresses accept *:80 ReachableAddresses accept *:443 I ask this because it seems that FascistFirewall will someday be deprecated ...
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For how long does a circuit stay alive?

How long does it take for Tor to expire a circuit and pick a new one? Is there a way to control this expiration time?
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Getting Tor to randomly use various Country IP's per session

I would like to have Tor use a different IP address in Canada every time I start or restart the application. Is that possible? If so, how?
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Can ReachableAddresses be on separate lines?

Can ReachableAddresses be on separate lines? Like this: ReachableAddresses accept *:80 ReachableAddresses accept *:443 Or does it have to fit into one? Like this: ReachableAddresses accept *:443, ...
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How to use Tor behind a http-only proxy?

A proxy supports only http. No http"s". Connect method not supported. In other words, a client can only visit http port 80. Anything else is unsupported. Can Tor be used in such an environment? How? ...
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Is it possible to make the Tor onion-routing path longer?

By default, Tor uses an onion-routing path with three hops: entry, relay (middle) and exit. Is it possible to configure (or, if necessary, recompile) Tor to use more than three hops? This would lessen ...