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How to deploy private tor network on the Internet

Is that possible to deploy my own private tor network on the Internet (not on the LAN)? I got five alicloud servers. 2 for directory authorities and 3 for tor relay servers. Here is my torrc file: ...
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how to build tor on windows using visual studio?

how to build tor which is a c project in visual studio c++? How to import tor source code?
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I download the english tor for 32bit windows. I install tor. I cannot use tor as it has no language, just llllllllll lll llllll lll. huh?

I can not change the language as I have no way of reading anything. the setup looks like my old firefox setup, but icons do not match up so I can't guess which icon matches to language!! the language ...
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Python + Polipo + Tor

I've set up polipo to work with Tor. When I configure the iceweasel browser to use the HTTP proxy at localhost:8118, everything works fine, and my global IP appears as some IP from some university (...
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Privoxy with multiple instances of Tor

I am running (testing environment) Windows 8.1 64bit and I have configured multiple instances of Tor. I am using Privoxy to use .NET C# HttpWebRequest. It work perfectly, with single Tor instance. Do ...
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Make Whonix Gateway exit from VPN? Web proxy recommendations?

Is there a way to mess with the Whonix Gateway VM so that I can have a VPN be the final exit point for Workstation data before reaching destination servers? This would be great as it would help me ...
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Tor client doesn't connect if relay's available bandwidth is less than x

Is there a way to config Tor client not to connect to relays which their usable bandwidth is less than 10Mbit/s ? I don't mean the relays total available bandwidth. I mean usable bandwidth by client ....
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Installing TBB w/Sophos

I have been using TBB for over a year now. I am a student who values privacy very much, and I install Tor on every computer I use. However, my school is updating their computers and many of them use ...
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How to modify the Tor Browser window for Tor Browser Bundle v.3.6.2

With reference to this question: What happened to torrc in Tor Browser Bundle? , I wish to add a button/an option to the Tor Firefox Browser Window where users can automatically input which country ...
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How to plot different results in Shadow with Scallion

I'm using Shadow to run a network simulation of Tor, with the scallion plug-in. When parsing and plotting the results, I only managed to retrieve the 'results-timing' graph. How do I parse and ...
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Can't login to http://en.zbiornik.com/

Folks, I am able to successfully run Tor Browser and access for example Gmail. However, I cannot login to http://en.zbiornik.com/ - it always says "invalid password". I have added the following line ...
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Tor on Google App Engine Launcher

I have installed Google App Engine SDK for Python on Windows 8.1. I use Vidalia Bridge Bundle and the Chrome extension Proxy SwitchySharp to access the net through Tor. But the problem seem to be it ...
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Connection Problems

I am having problems connecting to sites with Tor. I made sure that all my firewall settings were properly allowing Tor and sure that my system clock was set to the proper time. It was set to the ...
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Setting up a private local tor network

Im trying to set up a fully localised private tor network as a degree project to prove that this network topology can be used within the private business sector to secure internal traffic. I have set ...
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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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Tor does not restore circuit

I have a HS server for web proxying purposes with an onion address. It's in a test phase at the moment and traffic is low, but from time to time the web server is not reachable using Tor Browser, ...
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Changing Security Level per site?

I've had quite a few instances browsing .onions that require Javascript to be enabled (protonmail, for example). I don't believe there is a way to configure this directly in Tor browser settings, so ...
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1920x1080 resolution lost under Tails after screen change

I'm trying to figure out what can cause Tails to use a wrong resolution after changing my monitor. My Asus 24" screen worked without trouble with Tails in 1920x1080 mode. I replaced it with a Samsung ...
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Increase max allowable delay

1 attack is timing correlation attack. How can I increase the max allowable delay for requests between my computer, guard nodes, exit nodes, website?
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Problem running tor services

New to creating Tor_Hidden_Services. I created a website on Mobirise software and i wanted to run the site in Tor_Hidden_Services. I started with a tutorial from a friend which with his instructions, ...
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protonvpn over tor gives “Inactivity timeout” error

This is the first time I try vpn over tor on debian 10. I want to set it up so that things connect as followed: application -> obfs4proxy -> middle node -> exit node -> protonvpn -> internet My ...
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fix localhost:8080 not connecting but 127.0.0.1 connects

I am currently trying to host my own forum on darkweb with mybb. I have followed LAMP server setup on digital ocean and then it's guide to install mybb. I have changed all the your domain to my onion ...
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Why can't I host my hidden service?

I am using Ubuntu eoan. Here is what I did: Uncommented #HiddenServiceDir /var/lib/tor/hidden_service/ and #HiddenServicePort 80 127.0.0.1:80 in /etc/tor/torrc Restarted tor service by using sudo ...
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Tor will not restart or stop

When I run service tor stop The process is still running If I run service tor restart and then cat /var/log/syslog | grep tor -i I get a lot of warnings and errors (see below). It seems it's ...
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How to run multiple Tor browsers with different IPs on version 9?

I've read This Instruction but it's outdated and I couldn't comment on it because of reputation. I would like to run multiple Tor Browsers all at once, with each having a unique Tor IP address. And I'...
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Tor Guard Selection

so I am trying to understand the Tor path selection in more details especially for the entry guard. So i read in the path-spec.txt that there is a bandwidth weighted entry guard selection where the ...
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Relay OS Obsolete

NYx complains version 0.3.2.10 is obsolete (in bright red letters). I know that. What I don't know is how to upgrade to 0.4.2.7.1 or newer. Help is appreciated, trying to learn. Adriann Operating ...
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How do I fix this DLL error in the installation of Tor Browser on Windows 7

I am using Windows 7 and I want to install Tor browser in my PC but it shows some error like this which says I have a problem in installation of Tor Browser. Please help me to install Tor Browser in ...
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How do I prevent tor from overwriting my hostname file?

I am trying to use my own custom .onion address using eschalot and after I add my info to hostname and key info into the private key file, upon starting tor, it overwrites my custom address and adds a ...
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Cannot edit/remove bookmarks in Android Tor Browser

I've installed the Tor Browser for Android and found that it's impossible to edit/manage bookmarks. One can add bookmarks, but there is absolutely no way to display them and in order to delete them, ...
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Cannot use custom v3 address generated with mkp224o

As the title says, I am unable to use a custom v3 address generated with mkp224o. My hidden service is in /var/lib/tor/nginx. The contents of the nginx folder: authorized_clients (folder) hostname ...
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Help configure an onion service on my computer

i have Debian 10 installed so i install tor and edit the torrc file: HiddenServiceDir /var/lib/tor/hidden_service/ HiddenServicePort 80 127.0.0.1:80 but it did not work out because hidden_service ...
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Tor Installed on Xubuntu VM: Port/Config Problem?

I'm running Xubuntu Bionic in a Virtualbox VM. I downloaded and installed Tor using the instructions here: https://2019.www.torproject.org/docs/debian.html.en Tor does not appear in my application ...
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Newbie Browser Window Size Question

I'm extremely new to Tor and Linux in general. I read that it's important to keep a Tor browser window open only at half-size and not open it to full-screen size to fit the monitor completely. Is this ...
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Tor and IPv6 exit nodes

I use Windows and created my own program in which I use tor.exe. Only I need an exit node with IPv6. How do I configure torrc for this?
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Unable to connect to tor. DisableNetwork is set

Cancel my question. Windows firewall is NOT allowing Tor to connect. As of now, I haven't figured out what part of my firewall configuration is at fault, but I can connect if I turn the firewall off. ...
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With Tor, do i keep firefox installation

hi thanks for the help.. i think i did look up question about having firefox but don't recall answer, for dealing with other security issues. i notice recent hacks into firefox directory, affecting ...
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Configure Tor to connect Bridge

With the Tor Browser, I can configure to set a built-in bridge. For example the picture below, I can select a built-in bridge the meek-azure. Now I am trying to use the Tor Expert Bundle with a ...
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TOR BROWSER NOT OPENING

i just downloaded the tor browser but it's not opening after installation. It keeps saying "this application was unable to start correctly (0xc000007b). Click OK to close application" What do i do?
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Why does AvoidDiskWrites crash tor 0.4.2.3-alpha?

Using latest alpha tor bundle 9.5a2 with tor 0.4.2.3-alpha. Setting AvoidDiskWrites to 1 instacrashes tor on launch with no log.
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How does a server process find its “hidden service”?

I have a bitcoin node at home, running over tor, and would like to access it from outside my home network. Two questions pop up, for which I haven't found answer in the Bitcoin community: 1) Bitcoin ...
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How to import bookmarks into Tor browser from other browsers?

How do I import bookmarks into Tor Browser from other browsers? The Tor Browser version I am using is 9.0.1.
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How Build Tor Statically Into An Application

I have a C++ app that communicates data back and forth. I want to automatically run all connections in the program through Tor. I have it working if I already have Tor installed and set Tor as the ...
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How to active enterprise policies in Tor Browser 9.0?

How do I create active enterprise policies for Tor Browser 9.0 on Windows? Please help, thank you!
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Error: Couldn't rotate onion key

For a long time I am running a TOR relay on my home fiber Internet connection without any issues, however the last month or so every hour the following error message is shown to the log. Oct 27 12:25:...
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What is the reason that Tor doesn't have Qwant as a search engine?

Qwant claims like DuckDuckgo to be a privacy focused search engine with european servers and their own indexing. So what is the reason Tor doesn't show it as a search engine? Thank you for your help!
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Are my Entry/Exit Nodes correct if I want my location set to USA?

I want my Tor Browser to tell other websites that I am located in the USA and no where else. I read online that I have to change my Nodes which I did. I am paranoid I might have messed up the "...
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stop tor from changing its circuit

I'm in windows and my torcc file is like this: ExitNodes {ca},{us} StrictNodes 0 I want to set my exitnodes to canada and united states but when I open tor and go to a website, It changes the ...
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Migrate onion adress

I am having a problem migrating an url (address) onion on a new server. On my new server I have a first url (torrc) (which I generated on this new server) : HiddenServiceDir /var/lib/tor/...
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hi i can not use tor version 8.5.5 in first step

9/22/19, 19:08:29.606 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network connections. Shutting down all existing connections. 9/22/19, 19:08:29.606 [NOTICE] ...