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New client connection to Tor private relay + obfs4proxy fails

I encounter an issue trying to add another client to an already running tor+obfs4proxy setup. While the first client can connect with no issue to the server(outside Iran) the new client almost ...
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Why can't I find Tor's logs or how do I check Tor works normally?

I've just upgraded Ubuntu and Tor has also been upgraded, as I use the package officially provided by the OS maintainers. I did certain changes to the torrc file, namely I decided to run a bridge ...
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Tor is not loading onion sites? Why is this happening?

When I try to open up an onion site, it says forbidden. I've looked at some sites for this question and it says you have to change your time zone. But what timezone? There's so many to choose from lol....
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Use TorBrowser when tor is already running (osx)

I followed a tutorial and now I have Homebrew tor running in the background at all times for use by an unrelated application. But now I can't use Tor Browser. I typed tor into Terminal and I get ...
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How To Update TOR Software On Debian Linux

I am running my tor relay via Debian Linux, and am wondering, how do I update the TOR software via the command line? I am not running the tor browser software here, just the tor software for running ...
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Tor (with bridges) keeps giving “connections have failed” in command line (while working ok through Tor Browser)?

When I try to connect to Tor through command line (Windows 10): "C:\Tor Browser\Browser\TorBrowser\Tor\tor.exe" -f "C:\Tor Browser\Browser\TorBrowser\Data\Tor\torrc" | more I get the following error:...
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How Can I Keep My Tor Relay Stable When I Need To Do A Software Update

I run a TOR relay under the name "torland" (http://torstatus.blutmagie.de/router_detail.php?FP=8d90596192e548c8c00fa9e82759f95b875dc99e). Just today, my relay became marked as a stable tor relay ...
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Tails: How to connect Tails to a Samba network-share?

Quick question: Is there any way to connect Tails to a Samba-based shared-folder in the local network? Now the more difficult part is: Do I have to configure the Samba-server for an access coming ...
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can´t connect to Tor while using school computer

OS of the Server is Windows Server 2012 R2 on Igel Computers with their own OS (think its Linux) 09.01.2018 12:25:31.700 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control ...
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Download large files over tor?

If I download a large (3GB) file using torsocks like so: torsocks wget http://website.com/largefile.txt Will tor change the Exit IP every x minutes for the duration of the download or will it ...
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Specify custom DNS server

Is it possible to specify a custom DNS server so that the targeted website can see it? Otherwise ExitNodes {us} is useless if the website is geoblocking by DNS flag which is not shown clearly most of ...
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Finding the exit node using tor browser

so I've configured my torrc file to only use exit nodes in Russia. Now, I type in the URL of the website that I want to visit and the request is successful. Is there a configuration setting in the ...
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Binary dated for Dec 31 1999?

Just installed the latest torbrowser and noticed the timestamps are kinda off. Is this unusual or something to be concerned about? > ls -laFthr ./Browser/TorBrowser/Tor/tor -rwx------ 1 user user ...
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Does Netspeeder can speed up Tor service?

This is netspeeder's website:https://github.com/iMeiji/shadowsocks_install/wiki/Net-Speeder This is the installing command line for Ubuntu and Debian: wget --no-check-certificate https://raw....
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I can't access my intranet password server from Tor

We have an intranet password server but I can't access it from Tor. The Add-on installed pops up with a request for host address and port. I enter the host name and the port and then get a message ...
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Tor Expert Running tor check fails

I have configured Tor to run as a Windows service, it seems to be working as it is producing logs. I have configured it to run on 9990. I have configured Firefox proxy to use it, however when I check ...
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Change default circuit length?

In AdvOR I can set circuit length. Can I set it in normal tor configuration file? i read tor faq , and i dont find answer. https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/wiki/doc/TorFAQ
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System requirement for Dedicated TOR system

What is the system requirements, including OS, for a system dedicated only to TOR. Thanks
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How to use rest of spcae of Tails on USB as normal storage like FAT?

I installed Tails on 8GB USB stick with Tails Instructions. Now I have some extra space on the stick. I searched and found about Encrypted persistent storage. But I want to use rest of the unused ...
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Can a hidden service operator specify a certain tor relay to always be one of its introductory point

Is it possible to modify hidden service configuration to always include a certain tor relays ip to be its introduction point given the relay has HSDir set.
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Reducing Tor service shutdown time

Can I somehow reduce the time it takes Tor to shutdown? In my log I see Interrupt: we have stopped accepting new connections, and will shut down in 30 seconds. Interrupt again to exit now. Since I ...
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Enbale TOR only for SOCKS5 communication on a Tomato enabled router

I have a WNR3500Lv2 router where I installed the Tomato driver. The TOR configuration window looks like this in the router GUI: My problem that I don't want to enable TOR for anything else in my home ...
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YATQ - Yet Another Tor Question - ORPort not reachable

First of all I use Tor a lot (as a user) and feel I should contribute to it if I can. To that end, I recently installed tor (from git) and point my firefox proxy settings to SOCKS and 127.0.0.1 9050 ...
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Should my orport be public facing?

I port scanned my VPS (tor relay) and noticed both port 9001 and 9030 are public facing; accessible to the entire internet. Is this normal? How might a malicious actor interact with these ports? Could ...
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setting the security slider to high is insufficient?

I heard (on youtube) it's better to configure TBB using about:config javascript.enabled=false network.http.sendSecureXSiteReferrer=false network.http.sendRefererHeader=0 network.cookie.cookieBehavior=...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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It is possible to exclude many of IP address on multiple lines?

It is possible to exclude many of IP address on multiple lines?
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Weird htop output? (screenshot) [closed]

Not sure why this is happening or why the ./firefox command keeps repeating... http://freedomsct2bsqtn.onion/fdwycmkknkayxmpanvvm/OTtAmNDT.png $uname -a Linux 4.4.0-47-generic #68-Ubuntu SMP UTC ...
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Configuration file in mac: socket port is configured in Library folder or application folder?

I have torrc-default file and torrc custom file on mac at: /Applications/TorBrowser.app/Contents/Resources/TorBrowser/Tor folder (the package of the app). In both files it is specified: SocksPort ...
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Tor on windows Xp not work

Why Tor is not running anymore on Windows XP? torbrowser-install-6.0.5_en-US.exe In previous version after 10-20 restarting browser was loaded, but now it is not loading. No appear this screen ...
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Pseudo-domain onion not work ([Warn] Refusing to connect to the IPv6 address…)

I have a problem. When I want to connect to the pseudo-domain onion tor return me information: [Warn] Refusing to connect to the IPv6 address [scrubbed] because Port has NoIPv6Traffic set. To ...
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Could someone help me with my issue?

I had the following issue when connecting to Tor. If I tried using a VPN such as hotspot shield would that fix my issue? Any help would be great! 10/6/2016 0:15:33 AM.400 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is ...
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Split interfaces for OR and exit traffic

I'm failing to find a simple way to configure tor to use a different IP for outbound OR traffic and a different one as an exit node. Unless I'm mistaken OutboundBindAddress sets both of them. Did I ...
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Noticed an outdated instruction in Tor documentation site, how to correct it?

While browsing in Tor documentation site for instructions on getting latest tor for Ubuntu 16.04, I came across this site. In there I found this command, gpg --keyserver keys.gnupg.net --recv ...
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Can i use a text file instead for ip,ip,ip as a ExitNode? Like ExitNodes torlist.txt

Can I use a text file instead for ip,ip,ip as a ExitNode? Like ExitNodes torlist.txt? So instead of Exitnodes ip,ip,ip I want too use like ... Exitnodes -f toriplist.txt or something any ideas?
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Ricochet tor version is out of date

At this point the tor binary is in version 0.2.8.7.1. Ricochet (https://ricochet.im) hasn't been updated since February and is using tor version 0.2.7.6. There are some major updates between versions. ...
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Tor Browser Doesn't Play Videos From SkillShare.com On VPS

I have another copy of Tor browser on my PC and it plays SkillShare videos just fine. But the one on VPS can't play giving an error: "The video is bad or in a format that can't be played in your ...
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How to following websites (RSS) anonymously?

This is a follow up question: IsolateDestAddr and IsolateDestPort usage? RSS desktop clients over tor are bad for anonymity. Very bad. I'm not interested in following my favorite websites in a ...

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