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Can HTML5 canvas image data reveal the users IP?

I read a little bit about the HTML5 canvas image data here but I'm still not sure if it can reveal the IP when using Tor or not? My knowledge with this is quite limited since I'm new to all of this. ...
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Trying to set up a bridge, no luck!

I'm relatively new to Tor, having read about it in my newspaper so I thought I'd give it a go. Having read about relays and bridges and so forth I thought I'd try it out. I managed to get a relay ...
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Hidden services using manually configured browser

I've been playing around with regular Tor, compiled from source (as opposed to TBB). I've found that while accessing regular websites works fine hidden services don't work at all. For instance, ...
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What is the best specific for fast relay?

I'm trying to setup Tor relay, just a middle, not an Exit. I'm looking for the best configuration for the 100 mb / s. My current torrc is: V3AuthoritativeDirectory 1 V3AuthVotingInterval 30 minutes ...
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Why does Tor Browser include multiple torrc files?

When the tor-launcher extension starts Tor Browser's tor, it uses the "-f Data/Tor/torrc" argument and the "--defaults-torrc Data/Tor/torrc-defaults" argument (if a torrc-defaults file is found). Here'...
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Should I use the same Tor instance for a hidden service and browsing?

I briefly read that Tor hidden services use "Entry guards" in the circuit. Is there any reason why I shouldn't use the same Tor instance for hosting a Tor hidden service and general internet browsing?...
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Strange Problem Browsing Blocked Websites‏

Today I have installed Tor on my Raspberry Pi and also set it up as a relay. I can monitor tor traffic using arm so it means it is working. My SocksPort configuration is 9050, 192.168.1.187:9050 ...
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Tor and Teamspeak 3 on Ubuntu

Context : OS : Ubuntu 13.10 Software to "torify" : Teamspeak 3 (download here) Issue : I am trying to run teamspeak 3 thanks to proxychains and Tor on ubuntu, but I don't understand why it isn'...
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Can I choose a particular country IP address range? [duplicate]

When I'm out of the country, I want to make it look like I'm still there without a different country IP address. Is this possible and if so how please?
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Do Not Track not working [closed]

Just installed do not track 3.1.1030 above on Tor, it is enabled but when I click icon no window. Always shows '0'. Can it be fixed? Thanks.
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Yahoo access using Tor

In the past week, I have not been able to access my Yahoo Mail account using Tor. Has something changed recently? I tried using the Yahoo Mail and Yahoo! rules but it didn't work. Any suggestions?
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selecting a tor node from a particular country [duplicate]

This is of interest, and was asked earlier about Netflix, but I'd like to do this for a low-bandwidth application. That is, if I'm in the U.S., and I'd like the site I'm looking at to see that my ...
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Hidden Service in TestingTorNetwork connected to non-Exit Nodes

I set up a testing environment made of lxd containers on Ubuntu 18.04. Each container is based on the Ubuntu 18.04 image and runs Tor version 0.4.1.6. Specifically, I have the following running ...
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Change socksport and listen address?

Is it possible to change TorAddress and TorPort when using apt-transport-tor? I'm trying to use socksports listening on another machine on my network.
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Checking for DNS leak on TOR router

I have configured a router to route all traffic from an internal interface through the TOR network. Therefore, every client that uses this router as its Gateway will access the internet through TOR, ...
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Multiple TransListenAddress, DNSListenAddress entries

I wanted to know if it's possible to put multiple DNSListenAddress and TransListenAddress entries in the torrc file. What i want to do is redirect the traffic that comes from clients connected to my ...
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tor v3.x in xenial?

just saw the latest posts on the torproject blog, i see tor v3.x is out, but after running apt-get update there isn't a tor update? > apt-cache policy tor tor: Installed: 0.2.9.10-1~xenial+1 ...
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/var/lib/tor is not owned by this user (root, 0) but by debian-tor (110)

I'm trying to set up a Tor relay on Debian Jessie. I edited the torrc file and set RunAsDaemon 1. When I try to start tor with sudo tor it returns this: [warn] /var/lib/tor is not owned by this user ...
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Tor Browser Downloaded - Where do I go from here?

I've downloaded the tor browser (Windows). Now where do I go from there and how do I actually open the browser? I see the browser-download is in my map of downloads, but nothing happens when I try to "...
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tbb-nightly-hardened provides no TCP socks proxy, only unix domain socket. is that normal?

I noticed when trying the nightly hardened that the TBB now doesn't spawn an TCP socks proxy but rather use a unix domain sockets is that to be the expected behavior for the future of TBB hardened ? (...
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How to run and build tor browser using source code at Tinycore linux

I want to run and build tor browser using source code of tor-browser at Tinycore Linux . How can i do it manually so that if i'll make some changes in tor-browser source code that changes should be ...
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How do I restrict exit to one country while running under Tails [2.6]?

I recognize that the first part of this question resembles others here, but those answers DO NOT appear to work! If you wish to combine this with Can I exit from a specific country or node?, fine. ...
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Can't use onion mail service with torified claws-mail

I tried to use the hidden service of an email provider with claws mail. I start the client with torify claws mail, but it doesn't work. I only get: Connection to hiddenmailservice.onion:995 failed. ...
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Problem with tor as a Proxy

I need to watch an Australian channel on Youtube and for this to be possible I need an Australian ip. While I actually did make it work sometimes with tor+proxy, the IP I keep getting most of the ...
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Tor browser error after editing torrc file for Hidden Service OSX

#HiddenServiceDir /opt/local/var/lib/tor/hidden_service/ #HiddenServicePort 80 127.0.0.1:80 I get an error like this: Tor unexpectedly exited. This might be due to a bug in Tor itself, another ...
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trouble configuring a relay editing torrc file on windows

I have added these lines to torrc file (as describled on Tor's site): ORPort 443 Exitpolicy reject *:* Nickname ididntedittheconfig ContactInfo human@... But after that i cannot start Tor anymore... ...
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System requirements of Tor Relay (How powerful a CPU and RAM should I use) [closed]

I read all documentation and FAQ at Tor project website, but cant find obvious information about "System requirements of Tor Relay" except bandwidth... For example, I would like run a relay tor node ...
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Troubles setting up Hidden Service

I've done some looking for my problem and I've learned a bit but still get the same result. The "result" is when I uncomment my hidden service lines in my torrc, tor will not start and not produce any ...
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How to bundle completely portable version of Tor

A friend and I are working on a project that includes Tor. It needs to be completely portable, including all libraries it needs. All I was able to find via research was building a static Tor binary, ...
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Remote Ethernet Devices blocking VPN and Tor

At my location, a Sophos RED 50 has been installed. This has compromised my ability to use my VPN (Private Internet Access). This created an internal VPN, and all my internet traffic is now being ...
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Is ADD_ONION control command implemented in the latest stable release?

control-spec.txt mentions an ADD_ONION command to create ephemeral hidden services. Does this exist in the latest stable release of Tor or Tor Browser Bundle?
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Using socat through Tor socks proxy gives no response

I am trying to get an HTTP request through a private Tor network that I have setup using tunneling with socat. In a private Tor network (10.0.0.216/29) I have relays setup on my servers 218 and 221 ...
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How to connect to TOR server from other computers

I'm trying to install tor server on TorServer computer and I like to use it on other machine in the network. For example, in TorServer I can do curl --socks5 localhost:9050 somewebsite.com I like ...
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Tor is making me an exit node despite configuration?

I am trying to create a non-exit relay. I have edited the torrc file to ExitPolicy reject *:*, but when I monitor my connection in arm it lists my relay nickname as an "EXIT" in multiple circuits. Is ...
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Setting up a hidden service

I am trying to set up my own hidden service following this tutorial: http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/create-hidden-service-tor-site-set-anonymous-website-server/ I have, however, recognized a problem ...
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Orbot Hidden Services

I am trying to set up a hidden service on my android device but i am running into some problems. On the computer i set the hidden service directory and my keys are where they are supposed to be. Using ...
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Noscript temporarily allow behavior change with new browser version

How do I see all the scripts in the permission contextual menu so that I can allow only specific scripts? I upgraded to the newest tor browser version 4. With earlier tor versions, I would go to a ...
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Any tips, recommendations for torrc for an end-user?

Newbie to Tor. I installed Tor via Tor browser-launcher on a deb-based distribution. Apparently the torrc is a sort of configuration file which affects behavior of Tor. Now a little investigation ...
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Can't access Tor authcookie file from third party program

I've been trying for hours to get a munin monitoring plugin to hook into the Tor control port without success. The problem is that it's unable to access the Tor authcookie in /var/run/tor with the ...
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Search detection on Tor browser

Once you close your Tor browser, is there any way to detect what you searched for on your computer at a later date?
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I'm running a Tor Relay on my Raspberry Pi, is it safe to use the Raspberry Pi as a proxy for all the machines on the LAN?

Recently I've been reading lots of comments stating it's not safe to use your own Tor Relay as a proxy into the Tor Network, but typically none of these conversations have any evidence to substantiate ...
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How can I find the meaning of the messages in Tor's debugging log?

How can I know what does this message mean: Jun 01 18:28:23.000 [debug] circuit_build_times_add_time(): Adding circuit build time 525 Note: I'm using Log debug file TorMonitor in my torrc to view ...
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How should I configure my Isolating Proxy firewall for optimum security?

I'm setting up a Tor-based isolating proxy using the 'Anonymizing Middlebox' iptables rules specified here: https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/wiki/doc/TransparentProxy i.e. iptables -t nat -...
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What are good Tor resources?

There is some documentation at Tor projects on how to use Tor such as https://www.torproject.org/download/download-easy.html.en#warning However, if one would like to be very good at using Tor/...
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Tor Configuration - Socks5Proxy / Socks4Proxy

I'm looking at the Tor manual, in particular the Socks5Proxy option: Socks5Proxy host[:port] Tor will make all OR connections through the SOCKS 5 proxy at host:port (or host:1080 if port is ...
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Use TOR on Raspberry PI - Tails RDP

Currently I am trying to do the following on a remote-controlled desktop I installed Tor on a Raspberry Pi and made the setup as a Access point On Windows I can make a remote desktop and it will log ...
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Connect to Tor Bridge running on Google Cloud

I deployed a Tor Bridge on Google Cloud. I can connect to the bridge from my local machine(Tor Browser on the local machine) using this - <Googe cloud ip>:9001 9001 is ORPort on Google cloud. ...
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How to configure node restrictions in Tor Browser 8.5.6 for Android?

In Tor Browser for Windows, I can edit the torrc file for things like ExcludeNodes and ExitNodes. In Orbot for Android, there is a settings menu where these can be configured. In Tor Browser 8.5.6 ...
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What is a private Tor network

While reading about botnets leveraging Tor hidden services for command and control I came across a term I have never seen or read about anywhere a private Tor network I tried researching this term ...
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Tor configuration stuck 100%

When I type tor in terminal (macOSX), I get this. I want to configure tor but the thing is it gets stuck at 100% and nothing happens then. But the terminal still runs so I assume that it's doing ...

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