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shows “Connection Timed Out” on tor [duplicate]

I can't surf in tor to see deep websites. it shows , "Connection Timed Out". Here is my tor log. 27-03-2017 12:15:45.500 [NOTICE] Bootstrapped 85%: Finishing handshake with first hop 27-03-2017 12:...
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SOCKSPort present in the default config and torrc files

I am on Linux Debian Stretch 9. I just noticed there is probably one file read before my torrc file: /usr/share/tor/tor-service-defaults-torrc with content: DataDirectory /var/lib/tor PidFile /var/...
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cant see the https\\ when trying to open tor market places such as dream market? [closed]

Apologies to all, I'm a complete novice.. From what i have read and my understanding is that one must see the https\ before the name of the website to know it was totally "safe" or.... "secure" would ...
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TOR Browser locked in Firefox, keep getting proxy server rufusing connection [closed]

Please advise on how I can get rid of running TOR on Firefox. Whenever I type in a URL I get "Proxy Server Refusing Connection"
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tbb-nightly-hardened provides no TCP socks proxy, only unix domain socket. is that normal?

I noticed when trying the nightly hardened that the TBB now doesn't spawn an TCP socks proxy but rather use a unix domain sockets is that to be the expected behavior for the future of TBB hardened ? (...
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torcc file missing on Mac OS Sierra?

Trying to get Tor to renew my identity for my Python code. I'm following the STEM project guide on how to set this up. It seems that to get this properly working (for Python), I need to edit the ...
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Tor keeps timing out when I try to access websites [duplicate]

I am having a bit of trouble getting this to work. Can anyone help me resolve this problem? 3/17/2017 17:41:53 PM.400 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network ...
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Using ddclient in Whonix?

Can we use ddclient with noip.com (or other ddns services) inside a Whonix VM to connect with our media servers or SSH ports? I know pointing an .onion at our local server makes more sense, but I'm ...
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How to run and build tor browser using source code at Tinycore linux

I want to run and build tor browser using source code of tor-browser at Tinycore Linux . How can i do it manually so that if i'll make some changes in tor-browser source code that changes should be ...
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Untrusted application using Xubuntu 16 [closed]

I get this warning when trying to launch the start-tor-browser.desktop from Xubuntu 16. I've tried Marking as Executable and Launch Anyway options and am prevented from ticking the Allow to run as an ...
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proxy error after installing Tor browser on Mac

After installing the Tor browser from Tor project on my Mac, I got the following error when I attempted to go to a web site: The proxy server is refusing connections . Firefox is configured to ...
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How to change Tor Browser default SocksPort?

I was surprised to find this hadn't been asked already. In ../Browser/TorBrowser/Data/Tor/torrc-defaults I tried changing SocksPort/ControlPort from 9150/9051 to 9170/9071. Then changed the SOCKS ...
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Key digest for Bridge is wrong length

I am behind college proxy and trying to run a tor daemon on my system. My torrc configuration is HTTPSProxy 172.30.0.23:3128 UseBridges 1 # This works for Ubuntu Linux, adjust the path according ...
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Control Port telnet AUTHENTICATE without any password

As mentioned in stem.torproject: If your torrc doesn't have a CookieAuthentication or HashedControlPassword then to authenticate you will simply call AUTHENTICATE after connecting without any ...
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Tor change identity command [closed]

USE: - Tor expert bundle - Windows 7 64bit I have a start Tor.exe and works... But do not know how to change identity (Generate new IP already running process Tor.exe)
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When you use a particular country settings do not work addresses onion

When you use a particular country settings do not work addresses onion: # This file was generated by Tor; if you edit it, comments will not be preserved # The old torrc file was renamed to torrc.orig....
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How can I download files via Tor Browser?

Newb question, but when I click on links to download files nothing happens. Is there a configuration or an action that I'm not taking? Basically trying to d/l files from The PB. What am i missing? ...
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Selecting “Use hardware acceleration when available” causes issue where the browser can't launch

In the process of making some adjustments in options, I selected "Use hardware acceleration when available", on next attempted relaunch I got a message basically saying 'something has caused the ...
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Can't connect Tor Network, failed to establish network. connection failed (done - 46.4.111.124:9001) [duplicate]

I'm getting this error and Tor is sticking on 10% then fails with the message 'Can't connect Tor Network, failed to establish network. Establishing an encrypted directory connection failed (done - 46....
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Something went wrong

I've searched through the tips/faq and I cannot find an answer. I also have went through pages of google trying to get help on my own. I have deleted it and reinstalled it a few times, and each time ...
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Can't Connect to Tor Network, failed to Establish Network

I'm trying to browse tor on my university wifi, but whenever I try to connect, it doesn't connect after a long time. I've used some bridges and it still can't connect. Log: 1/31/2017 10:31:11 AM.200 [...
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Not forwarding to TOR

I am using raspbian configured as an AP with a Wifi dongle and an ethernet out. AP works fine, I can connect and get an IP on the WIFI part. Forwarding seems to work as I can also get a website from ...
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Registering .onion with Certificate Authority?

Is it possible to register my onion with LetsEncrypt? I'm using Arch. If no, why not? Thanks!
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How can i nginx reverse proxy to .onion site ? which is on TOR network?

i have installed TOR and nginx on my cent os server. when i proxy_pass requests to the TOR running on my localhost and supply host headers of .onion website. i am getting tor is not an http proxy ...
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How to deal with DDOS attacks?

This post was not helpful: How to protect a hidden service against DDOS attack? My onion keeps getting hit with denial of service attacks. Is there anything I can do to minimize the effects? POST ...
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advice for setting ups tor. newbie

I just bought a new MacBook Pro. I would like to use tor. but I use safari and mail for my business ,can i set up tor so I can use that separately from safari and still maintain anonymity.. or do I ...
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How to setup filezilla client to access TOR?

So the question is obvious now here's what I did: I've tried without openning TOR browser to go to Edit->Settings, then I went to Connection->Generic Proxy and I've selected SOCKS5, then I typed host ...
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How to use the JRE with Tor in Tails OS

I have a executable .jar file which I want to execute. It needs internet access, but it seems like it is the only program wich is not able to access the internet. I use the standard configuration for ...
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Help with torrc config?

I’ve tried to configure my file to avoid connecting to nodes in certain countries, but Tor still connects to those countries. What am I missing? Below my list of bridges are these entries: ...
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How to setup linux relay on vps to allow only .onion connections, with no internet access? [closed]

How to setup linux relay on vps to allow only .onion connections, with no internet access? What I want is to block any real-world internet access on relay. So when I use it with Tor Browser and ....
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Using Tor in perl script with $mech->get

I am trying to use the following in my perl script, can anyone tel me why i am unable to connect. Where am I wrong? my $mech = WWW::Mechanize->new(); $mech->proxy(['http'], 'http://...
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Logfile shows 'Catching signal TERM, exiting cleanly'

Dearest Group, Installed on Ubuntu 16.04 from Torproject (Xenial) repository. In the torrc config file - 'RunAsDaemon 1' is un-commented. The log file shows 'Catching signal TERM, exiting cleanly' ...
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Couldn't connect to tor

I'm connecting from a company and was ok. Recently I couldn't connect. Here is my log : 1/1/2017 5:31:18 AM.200 [NOTICE] Closing no-longer-configured Socks listener on 127.0.0.1:9150 1/1/2017 5:31:18 ...
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How cna I make a request through the Tor daemon originate from a US IP?

I”m using Tor 0.2.8.9 on Mac Sierra. I’m having trouble reaching a site using my Tor daemon, which I start like so tor --CookieAuthentication 0 --HashedControlPassword "" --ControlPort 9050 --...
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While Tor Browser has automatic updates, why the Tor client doesn't have an integrated automatic update mechanism?

While Tor Browser has automatic updates, why the Tor client doesn't have an integrated automatic update mechanism? Because if you look at this graph You can see that a lot of relays are still using ...
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Plz help! Tor failed to establish a Tor network connection…(done - 0.0.2.0:3) [duplicate]

Tried all the "built-in" bridges (fte, meek...etc) as well as custom ones...no go. It was working fine for over a year. Just recently it started doing this. I'm not an expert, just a basic computer ...
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How to allow “click to pop-up”

A "click to pop-up" is a useful tool if properly used. For instance to illustrate a text with an image, like a sized map or chart. That's quite different to a pop-up on top or pop-up under. So, why ...
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Torsocks vs Proxychains?

I often alternate between torsocks/proxychains when using wget, youtube-dl, gpg2, ssh, pacman and more [non-multithreading] applications. If torsocks breaks or seems abnormally slow, I'll likely try ...
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Should I change the timezone of my laptop to UTC?

I understand the Tor Browser uses the UTC timezone but what about the tor daemon? Should I change the timezone on my ubuntu laptop to UTC to help make my tor traffic less fingerprintable? It wouldn't ...
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How to see how much data (in Mo for download/upload) was sent through my Tor usage?

How to see how much data (in Mo for download/upload) was sent through my Tor usage? I know that tor.exe in windows says how much data was sent if the connection is re-established, but does it store it ...
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How can I edit the torrc file permanently (persistently)?

I am using Tails 2.9.1, and edit the torrc file at etc/tor/torrc. I have enabled persistence and edit as administrator. Edits to that file function for that session only, and are gone the next time I ...
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Can I prevent Tor from building single-hop circuits?

Despite the manual's declared defaults [below], Onion Circuits shows single hop circuits being "Built" by Tor. So I have edited my torrc to specifically include ExcludeSingleHopRelays 1 and ...
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What's new in Tor 0.2.9.8?

This is a really exciting update. https://blog.torproject.org/blog/whats-new-tor-0298 According to the tor devs and the image in the article "Service side loses anonymity". But is this entirely ...
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How does “HiddenServiceAuthorizeClient” work?

Reading here I understand that only clients that are listed are authorized to access the hidden service, but how does it work? I mean, is my hidden service really hidden? If a client is not ...
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new to TOR and looking for help to setup

am not a PC or IT genius - so pardon the ignorance (and hope I am coming to the right place to help). seeing as I live in a "free" country (Australia) and am now constantly having my privacy invaded ...
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Reloading torrc without loosing flags

Everytime I edit some parameters in my torrc file and then send a "pkill -sighup tor" to reload the configuration, I loose my HSDir-Flag and my uptime. Is it possible to reload the torrc without the ...
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Can I configure tor always to try to use three DIFFERENT countries?

I tried to find an answer to this question but I found none. I think it would be reasonable to be able to use always three DIFFERENT countries in a circuit if possible. Just as simple as that. And it ...
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help canot connect? [duplicate]

i have been able to connect to this site previously no problems but fot the last weekor two i have been getting Unable to connect Firefox can't establish a connection to the server at ...
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My Tor Download Speed is Awful

I'm using tor browser version "tor-browser-linux64-6.0.7" in ubuntu14.4. But its speed is awful. In addition while it's downloading a file, it uses a great amount of my Internet traffic compared to ...
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Looking for Conflux code

I'm looking for source code of Conflux tool, published here. There's statement: 'We implemented the multipath construction and cell sequencing, buffering, and reordering in the Tor source code (...