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Questions about configuring Tor software.

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Installed Tor, it wont open

Says it cant reach port. I was never offered the option to configure it (Region allowed, not allowed) and have disabled and reconfigured windows defender several times. I double checked that my clock ...
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New to tor, is not working :(

I downloaded tor which ran but was "unable to connect" when I tried to access any sites. I uninstalled it and reinstalled but now it is just displaying: "Unable to connect to listener port" 8/30/19,...
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How can I use the microphone with JavaScript in TBB?

I am running some JavaScript on a website which collects all incoming microphone data with the AudioContext API. I've re-enabled the dom.audio API with the about:config setting. (For reference, ...
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INTERNAL ERROR: Raw assertion

I'm running tor in termux on my phone (Android version 5) I have clean install termux but it throw error in start: Additional information: Since tor has been blocked in my country i tried using ...
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How to setup Wtfpad Pluggable Transport in Tor?

Does anyone know how to get wfpadtools by Marc Juarez run? I tried but I failed. I am not sure whether it is because of Tor version. Torrc file for Bridge (torrc-relay.txt): DataDirectory /Users/...
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using tor-win32/TOR as a proxy for newsgroup software

I'm configuring a newsgroup software to connect to a news/NNTP server thru TOR (tor-win32) as a proxy. where do I put tor-win32 info within newsgroup software and where do I put news/NNTP server ...
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Tor unexpectedly exited… Couldn't rename configuration file “torrc” to “torrc.orig.1”: Permission denied

Thanks for your time. I started getting this message a few days ago, I can't solve it. Tor ununexpectedly exited. This might be due to a bug in Tor itself, another program on your system, or ...
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Tor browser taking longer to launch after update on ubuntu 18.04 system

I have been using tor browser for some time now, 4 to 5 months maybe. Earlier it took 1-2 minutes for tor browser to launch. But then an upgrade happened, and now it takes 15-20 minutes. I'd click the ...
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How to use Tor bridges without IP address and port?

I want to make my Tor faster using Fast Bridges. in this answer the guy says: "You could use https://atlas.torproject.org to search for good nodes". I searched for good nodes , but the IP:PORT are not ...
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configuring a newsgroup software to connect to a news/NNTP server thru TOR

I'm configuring a newsgroup software to connect to a news/NNTP server thru TOR (tor-win32). where do I put tor-win32 info within newsgroup software and where do I put news/NNTP server within TOR ...
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How do I specify Tor use a single exit node that I specify (Tails user)?

Complete computer/Tor/Tails noob here. I want to use Tor (via Tails OS) using only one specific exit node. Can someone please provide detailed directions on how to do this? My understanding is that ...
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configuring “Windows Live Mail” to connect to a news/NNTP server thru TOR

I'm configuring "Windows Live Mail" to connect to a news/NNTP server thru TOR (tor-win32). where do I put tor-win32 info within "Windows Live Mail" and where do I put news/NNTP server within TOR ...
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how reload TOR service with specific configuration

i have tor with default configuration an 10 other tor with specific config in macosx i can reload tor services with "brew services reload tor" command for reload tor with default config i ran other ...
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Hosting companies that allow hosting a laravel application on tor

Are there any hosting companies that offer tor services for hosting a laravel application. Is it even possible to host a laravel application over tor? Also, compile my laravel application and then ...
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How am I anonymous and safe with my config?

I have got ThinkPad T400 with coreboot and minimal OpenBSD installation with full-disk encryption. All non-Tor traffic is dropped by pf. Only allowed traffic on the host is torified traffic from ...
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How HiddenServiceDir is realted to ADD_ONION control command?

In the control port specifications it says you can define a new onion address using the ADD_ONION command. This command takes parameters such as BasicAuth, DiscardPK etc However when i check for ...
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Can't access sites running tor cli that I can access with Tor Browser

When you run Tor Browser you can connect applications through its proxy on port 9150. I have done this for a small command line script to check the uptime status of some web service. I don't want my ...
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can't connect to tor channel error

I tried to connnect to tor but i can't. Using tails os. In the onion circuit it said : ...Launched ...Launched ...Launched 10 min after I used to use tor for very long period i think that the gov ...
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DDos attack tor daemon crashed

Good day, please help with this problem, maybe i can tune torrc config. curently i have small ddos attack for hiden_service, 1-2krps tor is working, but when attack intensifies 4-5krps tor daemon stop ...
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How does “torrc” file updates?

Using Tor Browser and obfs4 proxy, "torrc" file is automatically filled with bridges etc. I was wondering whether this file is updated each time i connected to tor network or each time i update tor ...
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How can I change the PATH of the torrc-file in Tor-Browser?

How can I change the PATH of the torrc-file in Tor-Browser? Under about:config I changed: extensions.torlauncher.torrc_path", "/path/to/Tor"); I re-started Tor-Browser and it shows me an error: ...
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tor failed to establish a tor network connection after bridges connections

old version 6/13/19, 08:38:18.125 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network connections. Shutting down all existing connections. 6/13/19, 08:38:18.125 [NOTICE] ...
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Tor not working probably due to PROXY_TYPE_SOCKS5

I'm getting the error message 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 hardware. Until you fix the ...
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Wireless Transparent Proxy Troubleshooting

I'm someone who has very little technical experience but became interested in the idea of a transparent Tor proxy. I'm well aware that this isn't a secure implementation but I thought I could learn a ...
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Unable to run TOR from terminal (Ubuntu)

When I try to run TOR from the terminal, this message appears: Jun 01 00:17:19.354 [notice] Tor 0.3.2.10 (git-0edaa32732ec8930) running on Linux with Libevent 2.1.8-stable, OpenSSL 1.1.0g, Zlib 1.2....
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Python: Using ssl socket connection over Tor network

I want to create a socket, then wrap it into ssl.create_default_context, and then send the message via the Tor Network. Using the wrapper works fine, but sending it by proxy does not. I am not trying ...
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Error with connection

I dont know what to do. Its my first time using Tor Browser on this Pc. 5/31/19, 16:48:18.983 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network connections. Shutting ...
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“Tor unexpectedly exited” on MacOS Mojave 10.14.6 Beta

I'm having trouble launching Tor Browser on MacOS Mojave 10.14.6 Beta. I get the "Tor unexpectedly exited" message and haven't been able to launch it. Copying the Tor Logs returns no errors. Any ...
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Persistent “excess data after quoted string” Error

Tor has been giving a consistent parse error for a few months now. I genuinely could not find any weird characters in my /etc/tor/torrc file, I got the aforementioned parse error using the config ...
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tor does not work anymore

Since 1 week I can not launch tor I looked a lot of forum but none really talk about my problem, when I run it said unexpectedly exited tor ..... I tried bridges and proxy it does not work so I put my ...
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If check.torproject.org shows congratulations message, that means my setup is working correctly?

Warning: It may looks like stupid question. I use Expert Bundle instead of Tor Browser and config Firefox to use it (I have my reasons). now when I visit https://check.torproject.org/ I see following ...
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Can not connect toTor : not able to authenticate relays

I set up a DirServer and 3 relays, but my client can not build a circuit. My info.log is like this: Apr 23 19:52:26.000 [notice] Tor 0.3.2.10 (git-0edaa32732ec8930) opening new log file. Apr 23 19:52:...
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Shouldn't run tor as root, can't run tor as non-root

Every time I try to run tor as non root I get the error Directory /var/lib/tor/hidden_service/ cannot be read: Permission denied So then when I run it as root it says You are running Tor as root. ...
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How to know if this tor browser downloaded is not fake?

I have downloaded tor but it is acting a bit funny , I used to configure bridges or tails , but after I signed in I have no access to configure as I live where ISP is doing deep inspection and ...
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My Mouse and Keyboard Don't Work With Tails

Update: I Finally got Tails installed to my USB flash drive. When Tails loads to the welcome screen I can't do anything because, the Mouse and Keyboard don't work. How do I get them to work? Thank ...
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How to “Torify” requests to one specific web address

i would like to "Torify" requests from my computer to a specific web address. This web address is providing an API and I want to use information from this API using the Tor network. I have already ...
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How do we extend our privacy on TOR circuit?

The Tor Browser bounces your communications data through distributed network of relays by encrypting traffic in at least three layers selected from thousands of volunteer computers, thus making ...
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How does Tor protects from the list of Digital Finger Print

I have heard that Tor protects users from sites that try to fingerprint browsing history with its integration of NoScript. But it's not completely secure as some researchers claims. Does Tor really ...
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The proxy server is refusing connections on my windows P.C

My Computer is a PC, not a MAC. But I cannot connect to the Onion sites. Whenever I try, i get the following message: The proxy server is refusing connections Firefox is configured to use a proxy ...
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Brige Relays - help

This is impartant. Do I need to configure Bridge relays to hide fact that surfing on deep web .onion sites using USB Tails and Tor Browser? Reading this (https://www.torproject.org/docs/bridges.html....
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Setting up relay on Ubuntu 16.04

This is our torrc file configuration: SocksPort 0 RunAsDaemon 1 ORPort 9001 ORPort [2409:4070:219c:d7f8:94cf:ac05:ee3b:b21c]:9001 ContactInfo itstrulyjenni(at)gmail(dot)com ...
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Sending Email through tor for android

I recently losty computer and am unable to check email with from onion network. I found tor tor which enables me to browse the dark web however I am unable to send and receive messages. I found ones ...
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Website Block's IP address using some browsers and downloader crawlers

How does some websites knows that we are using onion browser. Some of the online shopping websites won't even let in to enter using the tor browser? How is this possible? For instance take this below ...
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It it safe to use Tor in Windows safe-mode with networking?

Is it even safer to use Tor in Windows safe-mode with networking than using Tor in Windows normal mode..
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Can't connect to Tor Network (Failed to find node for hop #1)

The log is here. 8/5/2018 20:57:57 PM.400 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network connections. Shutting down all existing connections. 8/5/2018 20:58:07 PM....
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how do i set up firefox/tor searches to be the MOST UNCENSORED AND UNFILTERED

Before I installed Tor, I tried to set the about:config menu in firefox to be rid of google. If I receive an answer, please observe that I am a super beginner without an inclination for programming. I ...
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How tor browser gets obfs4proxy?

When you start tor you can choose connection type using obfs4 proxy. How Tor browser gets the list of obfs4proxy ? It download it using clearnet ?
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Tor not connecting to relays

Log: 26-Jun-18 10:49:10 AM.900 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network connections. Shutting down all existing connections. 26-Jun-18 10:49:10 AM.900 [NOTICE]...
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Dirport / Orport stop being unreachable after some time

Just set up a Tor relay on Digital Ocean running Ubuntu 16.04 using tor-relay.co and everything is seemingly going well. However, every so often the relay will cease to work and I'll get the following ...
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can't run different instance of tor on separate DataDirecotry due to permission error

I'm trying to run different instances of tor simultaneously. One without exit node set and one with set exit note. To do so, I have to change the port and change the DataDirectory as well (Correct?). ...