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Tor on Android, is it even secure?

While I made some good experiences using Tor on Tails, I was wondering if using Tor on Android makes any sense at all, as I have been strongly advised against using it. After spending some hours ...
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Tor stuck at start-up

I have been using Tor for while. It was working fine but today it refuses to start. It gets stuck here (at start-up): Apr 29 08:06:14.918 [notice] Tor 0.4.4.0-alpha-dev (git-b6e60f26dd04fa4f) running ...
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How to correctly read the control port when Tor is started with `--ControlPort auto --ControlPortWriteToFile <TEMPORARY_PATH>`?

It is possible to start Tor with the following arguments (or parameters in Tor's config file): --ControlPort auto --ControlPortWriteToFile <TEMPORARY_FILE_PATH>> So Tor writes to <...
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Tor.services refusing to run on archlinux

I just did a full upgrade on my archlinux and now for some reason I can't get systemctl start tor.service to run. I can use the tor browser without this, but I usually need this service up before ...
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Where to find the latest Tor browser design and implementation?

Usually, I use the Tor browser and implementation document located here: https://torproject.org/projects/torbrowser/design/. However, this webpage only shows the design and implementation for Tor ...
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Any tor users who are looking to run relays on Windows?

So this is a tool I made which allows easy operation of tor relays on Windows. Made for people who have Windows but want to run relay without pain of Linux VM. Features: Auto installs tor and keeps up ...
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Which of my torrc files do I need to edit to exclude 14 eyes

I am having an issue in regards to what torrc file that I need to edit to exclude certain nodes for exit countries in my torrc files. For Ex. if I want to exclude the 14 eyes which of my torrc files ...
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UFW Rules and Tor

Would the following rules still allow Tor or would I need to add something? Also running DNScrypt with 1.1.1.1 in case that matters and I would also like to use a bridge. ~$ sudo ufw allow out on <...
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sanitize using policies.json

I am trying to set up a policies.json file and I can't get the sanitize option to work. I want it to clear download history but that isn't working. It isn't showing up under about:policies and when I ...
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Have both a tor-less tor browser and a regular tor browser

I would like to use the Tor browser, without the Tor Proxy and at the same time, still being able to use the regular Tor browser, Tor Proxy included. On both Ubuntu and Windows, I cannot run two ...
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V2 Domain RSA Private not working

I'm trying to connecting venify v2 domain with tor hidden_service. I'm using eschalot and shallot for generate domains. but when I change domain name in hostname and replace private_key. It stop ...
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Encrypted DNS without Tor Browser Bundle

If using Tor and NOT Tor Browser Bundle, do you need to encrypt your dns or is setting your DNS on router to Cloudflare DNS sufficient? wanting to obfuscate all DNS from view of ISP
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Tor browser's default theme uses os's color scheme. Is it fine? Can this be used for fingerprinting?

Tor browser's default theme uses os's color scheme. Just like firefox. If os is set to dark grey colors lets say, tor uses the same palette. If os is set to shades of black, tor uses the same palette ...
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Blank white screen pop-up when attempting to download files [Linux-specific]

Example: download image(s) Attempting to download files using Tor results in the following "white screen of death" to appear: and the only way to rid of this "pop-up", if I may ...
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Openvpn over TOR

I am trying to route my vpn traffic over TOR (Tor is using bridges) on ubuntu by simply adding the following in the tor configuration: UseBridges 1 Bridge bridge1 fingerprint1 Bridge bridge2 ...
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Is it possible to use Tor Browser with a persistent Tor daemon so the browser can start quickly?

Restarting Tor Browser – which automatically happens when closing the last tab – also causes it to restart its built-in Tor daemon. This can take a significant amount of time (certainly much higher ...
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Does installing the KeePassXC-Browser extension in Tor Browser change its fingerprint or otherwise reduce security?

KeePassXC’s browser integration documentation says: The KeePassXC-Browser extension is installed within your web browser so that you can automatically pull usernames and passwords from KeePassXC and ...
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TOR relay and DS-Lite, no public IPv4, tunnel workaround?

I wonder if anyone here has tried this before and maybe could give me some advice. My internet connection at home is dual stack lite so I don't have a public IPv4 address and therefore can't setup a ...
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TOR's incomprehensible behavior

I bought a clean Linux server (Debian 8) with 6 cores and 6 GB of RAM and installed TOR on it.: apt install tor After I make a few requests to a remote site via TOR, it can crash after a random time ...
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TOR is unstable on Linux (Debian). Address already in use

I installed TOR on the server with the command: apt-get install tor I corrected the configuration file and it looks like this (/etc/tor/torrc): ## Configuration file for a typical Tor user ## Last ...
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What percentage/ratio of entry nodes reside in 14 Eyes or NATO affiliated countries?

I spent a good amount of time editing my Tor configuration files to switch in between entry nodes and found that eventually after excluding all nodes, I was lastly routed through Kyrgyzstan. I only ...
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Does setting Tor Browser to “remember history” cause Tor Browser to violate any of the requirements in its design document?

Several answers to other questions recommend setting Tor Browser to “remember history” to, for example: Save passwords. Add permanent HTTPS certificates: answer 1, answer 2. The last answer has a ...
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duckduckgo no longer working without javascript

Not sure if this is a problem for others or just that my own browser is not configured properly. But is anyone else unable to browse DuckDuckGo when they disable javascript/ turn security-level to ...
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How to use VPN with Tor network?

There are many VPNs and some of them can be used with Tor network depending on the setup. There are two ways to use a VPN with the Tor browser. You can either connect to the VPN first and then the Tor ...
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Change homepage/new tab page

I know there have been posted some questions asking essentially the same. However, none of the fulfills my requirements. I would simply like to modifiy TOR's homepage and new tab page to include a set ...
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How to use Tor for scripts?

Say I wrote a script that uses Internet connection. What's the right approach to redirect it to tor so I stay anonymous? Sorry for a silly question I'm new to Tor. Thank you.
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How does Tor browser protect against fraudulent pages?

The Tor browser has a setting in about:preferences#privacy to block dangerous and deceptive content. This includes blocking dangerous downloads and warning the user about unwanted and uncommon ...
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Aren't old versions of Tor more stable at startup ? (Windows 64bit)

I was running newest Tor version and every time Tor starts and builds the network to connect it always fails, sometimes I had to restart 2 times to get Tor to build the network correctly, I remember ...
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How do I set a URL in TORRC file I keep getting index of it needs to point to the main directory

I am having an issue with routing my onion site to the right directory. For instance, it is going to the index of or root directory of the FTP for the site and not the site itself. Here are some ...
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How to force Tor Browser to use specific exit node for specific website

Some websites are able to detect that you are using Tor network and block your connection. The most well-known example is https://google.com, which will re-direct you to a Captcha page on most exit ...
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Can you have a setup with both VPN over Tor and Tor over VPN

Is it possible to first connect to a VPN (like NordVPN or another VPN which supports VPN over Tor) that is preconfigured for Tor and then connect to a VPN once you are browsing in Tor to encrypt both ...
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How to be more anonymous and safe on Tor

Is it possible to more anonymous and on Tor than this setup and browsing method: Using Tails OS from USB which stores no data on hard drive Using Tor browser on safest mode Always automatically ...
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Private Tor network connection issue due to error in TLS handshake

I have tried to create a private Tor network by using Chutney and Raspberry pis. I generated torrc and certificate files in chutney for a basic minimum network (4 Authorities, 1 Client and 1 Exit). I ...
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Running a Tor Bridge Relay on Ubuntu

I am trying to set up a bridge relay on my ubuntu 20.04 system but getting stuck at step 3. Edit your Tor config file, usually located at /etc/tor/torrc and replace its content with: When I open the ...
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torrc file for a private Directory Authority in Private Tor network

I am trying to build a private tor network using raspberry pis. As a start, I am trying to emulate the basic-min network configuration (4 Authorities(also works as non-exit relays), 1 Exit, 1 Client) ...
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HTTPS Everywhere doesn't work all the time

I tried to access http://uniquemachine.org and tor-browser/HTTPSeverywhere-add-on reached it without warning me. Would you know why ? How to automatically warn me at every single http:// i'm trying to ...
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How can I analyze Tor traffic on my relay?

I'm doing a research on Onion routing (Tor). I've successfully set up a middle relay for the purpose of analyzing Tor traffic. I'd like to: See all circuits that my relay is currently part of See &...
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Is it possable to manulaly log tor with journalctl

I am trying to log tor with the following command: journalctl -f -u tor@default.service | echo < log.tor.txt Is there anything that I should change? Is this possible with journalctl? should I see ...
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Setting country using command line in standalone tor distribution

My goal is to run tor as a socks proxy, mimicking user from Switzerland (on Windows). With "Tor Browser" distribution I was able to set country using torrc file by adding: ExitNodes {ch} ...
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Tor unable to read /etc/tor/torrc and isn't saving log on /var/log/tor

I just installed Tor on my server and am still using default torrc. It's Ubuntu 20.04. systemctl reports it's active, but ps doesn't list it. /var/log/tor is empty, its permissions is drwxr-s--- 2 ...
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Obsf4 bridges with ipv6 support?

Where can I find obfs4 bridges with ipv6 support for Tails? This link doesn't work: https://bridges.torproject.org/options
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Creating private and isolated Tor network using raspberry pis

I am thinking about setting up a private Tor network isolated from the Internet. My plan is to connect about 10 raspberry pis to an ethernet switch. I would run a client, a hidden service in two ...
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Determining circuit tor client is using

One can get a list of circuits available for the tor client to use via the ControlPort. Here is the link to a python script someone wrote to get the list of circuits enter link description here Is it ...
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how to configure exit relay geo location or country code?

If I'm setting up an exit relay, how do you specify the geo location or 2-letter country code of my exit relay? or how does the authority server know the geo location of a new exit relay? It is my ...
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Managed proxy '/usr/bin/obfs4proxy' did not configure the specified outgoing proxy and will be terminated

Lately I have been trying to set up an obfs4 bridge on local area network.When running tor service,the log would show some message like this and the obfs4 loaded failed.What should i do?
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Tor Browser failed to start under Selenium

Trying to connect to tor via selenium for the first time. Using Windows 7 64 ...Getting this error code.. selenium.common.exceptions.WebDriverException: Message: Process unexpectedly closed with ...
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Tor fails to bootstrap when SOCKSPORT set to anything but localhost

I have a server on the LAN that hosts a few minor Tor hidden services. I'd like it to also allow connections from the LAN to allow other computers on the LAN to use the SOCKSPORT rather than each one ...
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What is best Practices for Hosting Tor Onion Hidden Service?

I want to host Tor onion hidden service, I want to know what is the best technique to host it, can someone helps me with the below questions What is the best server operating system for hosting Tor ...
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Shutterstock sends "406 Not Acceptable"

When I visit a specific webpage with Tor, I received the following error: 406 Not Acceptable openresty Does anybody understand what this means and how I can get around it? I do not receive this ...
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How do you edit torrc file while in TAILS?

I have been running TAILs with the TOR browser already installed in the system. When trying to access "torrc" file which is located in etc/tor it constantly refuses to allow it to be edited ...

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