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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 "...
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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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