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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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Configuring my Tor browser to use more than three relays (nodes)

The title of the question speaks for it self. Can I configure Tor to use more than three relays (nodes)? I suppose that it won't be possible inside the native Tor Browser, because that can only use ...
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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?). ...
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Is it safe to use Nipe with a Raspberry Pi?

I'm not a Perl coder and hoped Tor users (more familiar with proper tor application and usage) could weigh in on the implementation and overall usage of such a tool. Would anyone recommend against ...
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Can I switch Circuit between Specific ExitNodes?

I want to use Specific ExitNodes and Switch between them only. I have tried modify TORRC using Code ExitNodes 153.126.210.34, 88.33.1.152, 103.28.53.138 , 104.200.20.46 StrictNodes 1 But ...
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How make Ruby on Rails app available in .onion?

I have dedicated web server working by Rybu on Rails. But I don't know how to make it work in .onion link.
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tor doesn't open dns port

I try to create a middlebox to redirect tor trafic but i have a problem. Tor doesn't create dns port 5353 as i configured in /etc/tor/torrc VirtualAddrNetworkIPv4 10.192.0.0/10 AutomapHostsOnResolve ...
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OpenSSL warning notice for bridge

I get the warning below when starting running a bridge. Should I change the torrc file, or do something else, to deal with this problem, or should I ignore the message? Apr 14 06:16:02.385 [warn]...
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Unable to open tor folder in Ubuntu 17.10

I download tor for Linux OS/Ubuntu 17.10 save the file and ran the code as required according to the website. But unable to open the file and run code: tar -xvJf tor-browser-linux64-7.5.2_LANG.tar.xz ...
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Do I need external IP for Tor Node?

after reading articles about tor and how it works-Tor Node too. i want to create my own Tor Node and transfer to my Node my data from the browsing. I'm using VMware Workstation with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS ...
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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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Error during first tor browser launch

I have problem with first tor launch on Parrot GNU/Linux, Release 3.11 32-bit , Kernel Linux 4.14.0-parrot13-686-pae i686, Kernel Linux 4.14.0-parrot13-686-pae i686. I extracted Tor tar.xz package, an ...
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Tor transparent port appended to the urls

My problem is what if I do sniffing and later I want to extract urls/analyze with suricata, Im getitng them prepended :9040 to all urls, but I see what it really uses tor exit node, so I want to get ...
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Can Tor work here

I have bitmask vpn always on. How do I then configure orbot to use vpn? Is it possible on android? Tried searching but found nothing that helps me understand. Furthermore is the any special ...
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cannot upload pictures from directory : Permission denied. and apparmor

I am on Debian buster, running tbb 7.0.11 . This is a clean profile and everything. I wanted to upload a few pictures from /home/shirish/Pictures but when I tried to, it says/said the following - ...
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Stem Error:[Errno:111] [closed]

I am new to stem(not the tree stem, the proxy). I made a python script that connects to a proxy using stem. I am getting a [Errno:111] error, how do I fix it? (The error occurred even though I typed:"...
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Tor node additional flags configuration

I recently stumbled upon these new additional flags in the Tor Metrics website: I’d like to configure my tor node to also have the FallbackDir and IPv6 ORPort flags, but don’t know what to add or ...
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Manually firewall Ubuntu for Tor?

Can someone offer a brief walk-through for firewalling Ubuntu 16 with UFW for tor. I only want to allow tor traffic out on my device. I'm not sure if it's even possible with UFW. # ufw default deny ...
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Tor router and exit nodes

I just finished a project to make a Raspberry Pi into a Tor router and I am curious about technical aspects of Tor that I do not understand. I know how to switch the exit node in Tor Browser during a ...
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Using bridges and pluggable transports with Tallow

I am trying to use Tallow to circumvent blocking on the wifi network I am using. However, TOR is blocked, so a bridge is needed. The TOR browser works with the meek-amazon setting, but how do I edit ...
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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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405 Method: connection_mark_unattached_ap_()

Nov 12 18:46:07 [removed] Tor[15935]: Saying "HTTP/1.0 405 Method Not Allowed\r\n\r\n" Nov 12 18:46:07 [removed] Tor[15935]: connection_mark_unattached_ap_(): Bug: stream (marked at ../src/or/...
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Installing torsocks and apt-transport-tor in Zesty

It seems torsocks and apt-transport-tor don't have installation candidates in Zesty (17.04). I just spent an hr installing and configuring Zesty to my liking only to find these packages aren't ...
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torrc startup scripts - a -f /full/path/to/your/fully/custom/config?

This is related to Is there a way in tor to tell to prefer tor relays from another country? where somebody named Alexey Vesnin shared something about sharing the full path in your startup scripts, see ...
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How to configure Tor Browser to run securely?

A couple of months ago, I was looking at a youtube video and there were some steps to make Tor secure. For example it was suggested that the users should check that pop up windows are blocked, choose ...
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Choosing computer hardware to run Tor relays - (CPU RAM cable HDD SSD etc)

I am thinking of buying a computer to use only for running Tor relays from England in the United Kingdom. I am writing to ask for advice on which details of the machine make a difference to the ...
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Cannot run tor relay on Ubuntu Linux

I have a server with Ubuntu Linux 16.04. I installed tor like written in https://www.torproject.org/docs/debian.html.en#ubuntu (chose Xenial repos). I wrote what I believe to be the correct rows in ...
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Adding a 2nd Tor node on the same Pc

I have been running my Tor node since July 2016 and I have been reading the emails on the Tor-relays@lists.torproject.org with interest, sometimes confused as to what they are talking about. It was ...
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Problems setting up Tor bridges and relays with UK internet BT Home Hub 6

I have been trying to set up a relay from a laptop running Ubuntu 16.04 connected to the internet through a BT Home Hub 6, and am having a problem reported as being with Port 9001 not being reachable. ...
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Prevent traffic correlation/timing attack

When running a hidden service, should the operator run own entry guard? Logic be that if the entry guard run by operator, no possible way for traffic correlation by malicious people. Traffic ...
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Why is there a torrc process running on my Ubuntu machine?

I just noticed that there is a torrc process running on my Ubuntu machine. I'm seeing this when I do a ps. debian-+ 1260 0.3 0.7 76064 31384 ? Ss 03:46 0:00 /usr/bin/tor --...
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No Tor log details

Me - 9D60A484CFBDB5B890FB5B18941494734584BA17 I have recently seen this in my torrc log Aug 09 16:04:20.000 [notice] Your Tor server's identity key fingerprint is 'Ybslik ...
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Unable to use Tor [duplicate]

29-Jun-17 9:52:05 AM.400 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network connections. Shutting down all existing connections. 29-Jun-17 9:52:05 AM.400 [NOTICE] ...
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SSL between onion and web server

I have seen recommendations to run the hidden service and the web server on different servers. I currently have the hidden service running in a second vm than the nginx server which points to an ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Can't access a web page in Tor, but am able to in other browsers [duplicate]

I'm using Tor (v 6.0.6 (based on Mozilla Firefox 45.5.0)) on Mac Sierra. I realize the behavior is largely unpredictable, but what are some possible reasons why requesting a page in a Tor browser ...
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Viewing video stream

I have recently signed up for a video streaming site (watch.filmstruck.com). I can sign into their website without any problem, but when I chose a movie, what appears to be their video player opens up,...
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ExitNodes in torrc with an IP-address

I have been using tor for a long time now. In torrc I specify ExitNodes with a list of IP-addresses of exitnodes. That always worked, until recently tor started ignoring the ExitNodes directive. It ...