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Problems with starting the tor service on Windows 10 (Error 1064)

Goal: start the tor service on Windows 10 with specified torrc. My attempt: 1 step. tor --service install -options -f C:\TorBrowser\torrc 2 step. Trying to start the service... I get the error. ...
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Directory Cannot be Readed: Permission Denied after update to 0.3.0 [duplicate]

My hidden service run fine when using 0.2.9.11 on Ubuntu 16.04 server. but get permission denied problem when I update it to 0.3.0.9 log: [notice] Tor 0.3.0.9 (git-100816d92ab5664d) running on Linux ...
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How to send Tor traffic through ssh tunnel?

I want to use TOR in such way: Tor Browser --> local Socks5 proxy --> VPS (connection through ssh tunnel) --> Tor Network --> Internet Questions: How to setup such a connection? Will my ISP ...
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Effects of CVE-2017-9445?

https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2017-9445 http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/06/27/8 https://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3341-1/ What does this mean for tor browser users? How ...
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Unable to use Tor [duplicate]

29-Jun-17 9:52:05 AM.400 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network connections. Shutting down all existing connections. 29-Jun-17 9:52:05 AM.400 [NOTICE] ...
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Optimal configuration for an obfs4 bridge

In response to the blocking of Tor in even more countries and organisations, I decided to set up a (private) bridge. I would like the bridge to: be accessible to users with strict outgoing connection ...
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Tor browser and amazon.com

Using the Tor browser on amazon.com, everything appears normal, however, when you purchase something and hit "place order" you immediately get the confirmation email but amazon.com immediately cancels ...
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Nginx directory disclosures?

I'm dealing with a minor information disclosure when using nginx with onions. Servervault.com might be better suited for an nginx question, but I'm not sure a lot of those guys understand onions or ...
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Wrong Password when using system-installed TOR with Tor Browser

I am using Fedora linux with system installed TOR and Tor Browser 7.0.1. I first did export TOR_CONTROL_PASSWD='"secret"' and edited /etc/tor/torrc to the new password by adding the line ...
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Modifying torrc for openvpn?

When using a VPN, should I make any changes to my torrc? Such as defining the default route on (tun0) 10.4.0.1? Using Ubuntu 16.
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Cannot connect tor, Identity key mismatch

I tried connecting to tor, but I'm getting a identity key mismatch and I have no idea how to fix it. Jun 21 19:43:06.202 [notice] Tor v0.2.4.27 (git-412e3f7dc9c6c01a) running on Linux with Libevent ...
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Tor Won't Launch

Every time since last night when I try to launch TOR I get "Tor exited during startup. This might be due to an error in your torrc file, a bug in Tor or another program on your system, or faulty ...
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Multiple TransListenAddress, DNSListenAddress entries

I wanted to know if it's possible to put multiple DNSListenAddress and TransListenAddress entries in the torrc file. What i want to do is redirect the traffic that comes from clients connected to my ...
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First time starting Tor Browser after reboot always result in “Tor failed to establish a Tor network connection”

on my system Ubuntu 16.04 32-bit I have used Tor Browser for years. Currently I am using the latest officially stable version 7.0.1. I use bridge meek-azure if this is in some importance. When ever I ...
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unable to connect to tor control port on windows 7 [closed]

I am unable to use tor browser as it is not connecting to tor control port. earlier version of tor was working perfectly but the problem started when i updated it.I tried disabled firewall and ...
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torsocks over torsocks? (by accident)

Sometimes I'll $ torsocks --shell, then forget I'm in a torified shell and hours later do $ torsocks curl https://website.com. Does torsocks know not to do tor over tor? Is there some kind of idiot ...
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Configure Tor Browser to use a private Bridge

I want to configure my Tor Browsers to use a private Bridge but cannot locate any documentation which gives the specifics.
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Why do I see the hidden service directory in my browser?

I configured Tor to set up a hidden service in "c:\webserver\www\hidden_service". When I start Tor Browser, it creates the directory "hidden_service" and the hostname and public_key files inside of it....
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How to assign syslog facility of Tor?

I'm running Tor as a daemon and enabled the syslog. The Tor daemon is running well as a socks proxy server and sending all logs to /var/log/messages. But I want to make Tor to write the log through ...
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Install of 64Bit-Version [duplicate]

The Installer automatically installs the 32Bit Version on my 64Bit Windows10 PC. How can I install the 64Bit Version?
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Cloudflare Hates TBB v7? (Not Duplicate)

What was the previous TBB version doing that I wasn't seeing so many Cloudflare captchas? Something in the UA or tweaked in about:config perhaps? All I know is TBB v6.x.x was able to view sites behind ...
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DHCPREQUEST: send_packet: Operation not permitted

seeing a lot of this in my whonix gateway logs. Should I be concerned or do anything about it? $ journalctl -af Jun 02 19:41:30 host dhclient[884]: DHCPREQUEST on eth0 to 192.168.122.1 port 67 ...
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tor v3.x in xenial?

just saw the latest posts on the torproject blog, i see tor v3.x is out, but after running apt-get update there isn't a tor update? > apt-cache policy tor tor: Installed: 0.2.9.10-1~xenial+1 ...
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SSL between onion and web server

I have seen recommendations to run the hidden service and the web server on different servers. I currently have the hidden service running in a second vm than the nginx server which points to an ...
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/var/lib/tor is not owned by this user (root, 0) but by debian-tor (110)

I'm trying to set up a Tor relay on Debian Jessie. I edited the torrc file and set RunAsDaemon 1. When I try to start tor with sudo tor it returns this: [warn] /var/lib/tor is not owned by this user ...
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“Something Went Wrong! Tor is not working in this browser.” How to Fix?

Unfortunately I have been unable to have Tor successfully connect to a website. I notice that the problem seems to be a "general SOCKS server failure," but unfortunately I have no idea how to resolve ...
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Are .onion addresses leak-proof?

I want to perform tasks other than web browsing over Tor, for example XMPP chat. I don't want to have to rely on a Tor implementation in the applications themselves, but I do want to avoid leaking my ...
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My hidden service fails to load as long as the Tor Browser is open on the same host

I use my hidden service as a way to access my home computer from my phone securely and regardless of any IP changes. Today, I installed the Tor Browser. After I launched it, the hidden service became ...
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Argentinian Exit node not working on Tor [duplicate]

Windows 10 with Tor browser 6.5.2 (based on Mozilla Firefox 45.9.0) My problem is that I was using exit node from Argentina (AR) in my torrc file without problem till now. From today with AR exit ...
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EntryNodes and ExitNodes [duplicate]

Sono un nuovo utilizzatore di TOR. Lo uso per vedere la TV Svizzera dall'Italia. Per farlo nel file torrc-defaults ho inserito: EntryNodes {CH} e ExitNodes {CH}. Tutto funziona perfettamente. Io ...
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Does restricting guard node choice negatively affect anonymity?

In response to the comment on https://blog.torproject.org/blog/tor-0306-released-new-series-stable Is old version of tor node a bottleneck in the whole tor chain (in sense of security)? Does it ...
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IP Address For Relay Connection [duplicate]

When I launch TOR and check the circuit that I'm connected to, more often than not, 'my browser' is connected to an IP in the USA (198.199.90.205) and then the other relays can be from any other ...
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How to get the download warning back?

When trying to download files from the internet a brand new tor browser would throw a warning like you're about to download something, it can't potentially be dangerous, blah blah blah, click ok ...
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Tor version 7.0 change default listening port

I am using tor version 7.0a3, To change the tor default listening port from 9150 I change the torrc-defaults located in Browser\TorBrowser\Data\Tor like below SocksPort 8080 IPv6Traffic PreferIPv6 ...
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Getting WebRTC built into TOR

Situation: I have been trying to get WebRTC onto the TOR Browser. I Know this might sound stupid at first, I explained my reasons on why I wanted to do this in my previous post: Getting WebRTC on TOR ...
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Problems setting up a “Single Onion Service”

I'm doing some Tor tests, and I want to set up a "Single Onion Service". However, when I try to set it, Tor Browser crashes when starts (the exact error is: "Tor exited during startup. This might be ...
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Mutliple “bridge” lines in torrc

Using Tor (not the TBB), therefore I must compose my torrc config files manually. Using bridges that I get from "bridges.torproject.org". Assume the "torrc" in use has more than one 'Bridge' lines in ...
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Can't find the /etc/tor/torrc file on Alpine Linux

I'd like to extend the Docker image https://hub.docker.com/r/rdsubhas/tor-privoxy-alpine/~/dockerfile/ to include exposing the Tor control port at 9051. This would involve, after installing tor on the ...
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Turning off the proxy part of Tor [duplicate]

I would like to use the tor browser but without the Proxy / Onion element of it. The reason why I would like to do this is because I'd like to use Tor as my main go to browser for normal activities ...
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Getting “Tor won't work with this browser” message [closed]

When I start TOR I get the message on the start page "Something went wrong, Tor won't work with browser". I have included LOG INFO below: 4/22/17, 1:51:19.800 [NOTICE] Bootstrapped 85%: Finishing ...
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Can't find tor-resolve on Mac

Where can I find the tor-resolve program to use in the shell on my mac? I've installed the tor app from the website it works without any problem. Now I need to use the tor-resolve program that ...
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Auto - New Tor Circuit For This Site or New Identity

Building a JS chat for local network. Users are based on IP addresses. I want to open a URL in Tor Browser with a new circuit or a new identity after a set of defined seconds automatically. Is there ...
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HiddenServiceAuthorizeClient: Difference between 'basic' and 'stealth'? [duplicate]

http://expyuzz4wqqyqhjn.onion/docs/tor-manual.html#HiddenServiceAuthorizeClient The auth-type can either be 'basic' for a general-purpose authorization protocol or 'stealth' for a less scalable ...
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configuration to run tor as relay, crashing tor browser in windows

My experience of using tor on a windows machine is not good (see this). I have successfully used tor as a relay on my Linux virtual machine (just to test how it works) and it worked fine. So, I know ...
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How to configure mail2tor with thunderbird

I've been tying to set up my mail2tor email with thunderbird, but not having any luck. I've followed a couple of guides online which provide server settings etc, but it still doesn't work. Most ...
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Page Load Time add-on in Tor Browser Bundle not working

I've just configured Tor Browser Bundle as a normal browser (that is directing the traffic over the normal internet route rather than the Tor network) by following these (and these) instructions. This ...
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ExitPolicy reject *:* some traffic seems to sneak throu anyway?

I have a Tor Relay running at home on a a small Raspberry Pi (pushing 50Mbit/s) with an ExitPolicy reject :. Tor Atlas confirms that the Relay is not an Exit Node (https://atlas.torproject.org/#...
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Tor browser limit download data to 657MB

Good day I usually download files from the Internet, and I have this 700MB rar file I really need to download. But every time I download the file on Tor browser, it mysteriously stops at 657 MB, ...
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Tahoe-LAFS over Tor

_ Dear Tor-community, We would like to run a tahoe-lafs-grid over tor, so different tahoe-lafs-nodes don't necessarily need to know each other. They should never reach each other outside of the tor ...
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Tor Browser Downloaded - Where do I go from here?

I've downloaded the tor browser (Windows). Now where do I go from there and how do I actually open the browser? I see the browser-download is in my map of downloads, but nothing happens when I try to "...