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Tor circuit selection

Quick question - is it possible to 'exclude' or 'bypass' certain Tor Circuits? Example: At this moment it shows the circuit as France - Netherlands - France. What I am wondering is, can I tell Tor to ...
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Start only TOR without Firefox

I have installed the tor-browser-package and I'd like to use tor only in combination with Thunderbird\torbirdy and without Firefox therefore I tried to start only tor.exe (I also tried tor.exe with ...
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How to run the Tor browser without the bundled Tor proxy?

Say one's using GNU/Linux with a Tor daemon setup on a given local port (which happens not to be 9050). Web browsing traffic currently goes like this: vanilla Firefox -> Privoxy -> Tor. Say one would ...
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How to use a custom stylesheet with Tor Browser?

I want to use Tor Browser with a custom stylesheet to avoid eyestrain. Consider this .css file, for instance. Their instructions for Firefox are as follows: Firefox: Locate your profile ...
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How to configure apache for Tor hidden service

Which configuration file do I change in Apache to run it through Tor? I know you use: Listen 127.0.0.1:8080; Server_name 127.0.0.1:8080; I think, but I don't have much experience with web hosting, ...
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What's the correct syntax for listing multiple ExitNodes?

In my torrc file, I'd like to exclude certain exit nodes from specific countries, like for example France and Germany. What's the correct syntax for this in torrc? I've found that when I try to list ...
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Tails Tor not starting

New user to Tails but when it starts up it says it cannot sync network time, so Tor doesn't start. How do I manually get it sorted via terminal or am I doing something wrong? Have tried MAC spoofing ...
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What kind of different information can be had/ascertained in the logs with the various entries in logs

I am running Debian Jessie and running TBB 3.6.5. This can be known by running torbrowser-launcher . I am using the torbrowser-launcher as packaged in Debian. On studying the manual, I came to know ...
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Proxy Client: unable to connect to xxx.xxx.xxx (“Connection refused”)

I am behind a firewall. I am not able to restricted sites using tor. But the thing is I was able to use tor before some days. I am getting an error, [notice] Application request when we haven't used ...
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c# make web request using Tor

I'm trying to create web request using tor.it's giving error "Unable to connect to the remote server" inner exception "No connection could be made because the target machine actively refused it 127.0....
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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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How can Wget be configured to work with Torify securely?

How can I find out how to configure wget to work securely with torify? The official documentation for doing it seems outdated. I'm using Ubuntu Linux 16.04, with tor installed from the repositories, ...
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Where does tor look for directory servers?

I'm working on a project and need to determine how tor determines directory authorities. Looking at the source of version 0.2.8.0-alpha-dev (git-d015c70a118e4357) in file or/config.c there are a ...
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How to run multiple Tor browsers simultaneously and independently with different circuits and exit IP addresses using TBB version 4.0.3? [duplicate]

I have reserched a lot on the subject of how to run multiple Tor Browsers simultaneously, and independently, but could not find anything so far that make that possible. How may I arrange the Tor ...
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How to configure my own application to use Tor?

I'm trying to write a little application which connects to the internet over Tor. The application uses the zeromq messaging library to get some information from another server and it's basically only ...
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Randomized testing of Tor options

When looking at the Tor manpage one sees lots of different options. They range from general options to some which are specific to relays, hidden services etc. I'm asking myself if each of those ...
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Debian-tor user running tor in the background from startup

I recently noticed (by doing top) that there is a process running tor by the user debian-tor. I have installed tor, and use it frequently along with torsocks, but I didn't expect to see it running ...
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Tor stopped working upon installing new router/modem

Here is the log regarding the problem: 6/6/2016 17:16:47 PM.200 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network connections. Shutting down all existing connections. ...
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Sub domain of .onion is allowed officialy?

I've got this working link from my friend. And I'm interested in use 2nd level(sub) domain for my own. Where's the official Tor statement that subdomain of onion is allowed? working link: "NoMercy ...
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Tor on linux - how to select exit nodes manually

On windows, there is an application called Advanced Onion Router (or, AdvOR) which lets you choose your tor exit nodes, and it lists them all out. This is great, because some exit nodes have ...
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Can I just run tor and obsfproxy on windows platform without having to start tor browser

Does anyone know how to start tor.exe and obsf4proxy.exe on WIN32 platform without having to launch Tor browser? For instance in order to use a 3389 client to access the 3389 server by tor, I must ...
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Where is “the profile”?

The last two versions of Tor Browser that I have tried on Mac OS are still OK for the admin account but when I try to launch in my normal user account, I get Tor Browser does not have permission to ...
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Is it possible to choose unique different exit-nodes for Tor?

I want to run 2 (or more) tor instances on the same machine each one on different port,but i want to make sure that those 2 instance will never have the same exit node or ip at the same time i am ...
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Problem running Tor under Ubuntu

I followed the instructions to install Tor in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. When I invoke Tor from the command line it proceeds to the point that I'm told that it has bootstrapped 100% and a circuit is ...
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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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Creating ExitNodes command for Tor 6.0 on a Mac

I sometimes need to set a specific ExitNodes country code in the torrc file. I am using Mac OS X 10.6.7. Prior to Tor 6.0 the torrc file for TorBrowser.app on a Mac was located in the app's bundle, i....
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How to set up tor private network without the simulator

Is there a way to make the private tor network do not use the simulator, such as shadow or chutney? If possible, do you how can I set up?
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Creating Directory Server

I'm trying to create a private Tor network and currently configuring the Directory Server. I run the command tor --list-fingerprint But it returns Clients don't have long-term identity keys. ...
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How to keep (or import) the Tor Browser's history, when updating from an older version to TBB 5.0?

Is it possible to keep (or import) the Tor Browser's history data (not the bookmarks) when updating from an older version to TBB 5.0? And if so, then how? Background: Using TBB as my "default browser"...
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Add bridges on expert bundle

I want to add bridges to my expert bundle but have no idea how to create and what to put in the torrc file. First of all, there is no torrc file in the expert bundle, so I assume I have to create it ...
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How is the identity encoded to display the fingerprint

I am looking to encode the identity of a router retrieved from the consensus to give me it's finger print, what is the encoding method used to transform the identity to the fingerprint ? Thanks
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Does the current version of Tor work with Citrix/terminal services?

I have tried in the past to use Tor in multi user environments like Citrix but it only worked for one user at a time. Has this changed with later versions? If not does anyone know if it could be ...
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How to use a country specific Exit node for IRC, but random exit node for anything else?

While using Tails is it possible to use an exit node based in Norway which I want to use to connect to a Norwegian IRC server (the server blocks non-norwigian IPs). But I want all other traffic go ...
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Follow-up question: Why my log is not showing tor_notices.log and tor_traces.log?

I asked "Please Explain the Different Log Types, Specifically Warn and Notice" and saw "How can I set up logging with latest Tor Browser?". I set it the same way in my torrc. $ grep log /etc/tor/...
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How can I run multiple hidden services with lighttpd?

I am trying to run two or more hidden services. My torrc seems to be fine, but I am having trouble with lighttpd.conf. My configuration file contains. $HTTP["host"] == "2uwvt4.onion" { server....
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Tor Browser Bundle 3.5. on macosx 10.8 can't connect to other websites [duplicate]

Browser looks like it's connected to Tor, (I see Tor congratulations page and green onion Tor enabled button) but cannot connect to any websites ( its always "connecting" in browser tab then times out ...
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How can I run multiple obfuscated services on a machine?

I would like to add an OpenVPN service (for personal use) to a machine I already have an obfuscated Tor bridge running on (for shared use). I would like the option to access this VPN through ...
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VPN over Tor Firewall Config

I'm looking for some help with accessing my VPN over tor. A little background.. I have a router at home that I can connect to which routes all of my traffic over tor. The router uses port 9030. My ...
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How to know the number of circuits through my Tor relay(OR)? [duplicate]

Can anyone tell me how to know how many circuits are being build through my Tor relay(OR)? I am using vidalia.
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Editing torrc on Orbot

I'm trying to set my location permanently by adding ExitNodes {US} but this doesn't work in the Orbot app on Android. As this line has to be added at the end of the torrc file, I'm wondering if ...
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Run Tor in the background via the shell

After configuring the Tor relay through a remote SSH session my terminal is still waiting (sort of stuck at this line on my remote SSH session ). it says: Nov 11 10:10:00.000 [notice] Performing ...
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How do I manually setup a relay on OS X?

Manually configuring a Tor Relay on OS X (Yosemite, Tor 0.2.5.11) Since Vidalia has been deprecated the EFF videos and other documentation about running a relay outside of the Tor Browser Bundle are ...
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How to setup TOR wi-fi hotspot on Windows? [closed]

Windows PC is connected to internet via ethernet and shares connection via wi-fi hotspot. All traffic shared by hotspot should be routed through Tor. This is needed to enable connection to Tor network ...
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can use tor command line in windows

I have installed TBB, but I need use the command line tor. TBB is working, and some project use python to start tor is also working(such as this https://github.com/realgam3/pymultitor) Find the ...
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Is it possible to use BitTorrent over Tor without harming the network?

Using BitTorrent over Tor is said to slow down the whole network because it can't handle the load. The Tor Project discourages it for this reason. What is the main issue with BitTorrent over Tor, and ...
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Tor upgrade says a copy of firefox is already running macbook NOT WINDOWS

After upgrading, and throwing away all old Tor or Firefox/Mozilla files I can possibly find (including using the terminal command to show hidden files) every time I attempt to run the Tor Browser ...
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Can Tor change circuit while accessing a webpage?

In that case, it should download the page from the beginning because the TCP connection was closed, right? If it's not the case, how does Tor know when the site has finished loading?
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Minimum Processor required?

I have an older computer I'd like to set Tor up on, but I'm trying to figure out if its Intel Pentium 2 will support it. I have 2GB of RAM, XP SP3, adequate graphic/audio cards, etc. I' just like to ...
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Are .onion addresses leak-proof?

I want to perform tasks other than web browsing over Tor, for example XMPP chat. I don't want to have to rely on a Tor implementation in the applications themselves, but I do want to avoid leaking my ...
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Using .onions to forward to public .com

HiddenServiceDir /var/lib/tor/hidden_service/site HiddenServicePort 80 tor.stackexchange.com or HiddenServiceDir /var/lib/tor/hidden_service/site HiddenServicePort 80 151.101.129.69:80 ...