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JavaScript exception when using "Safest" security profile in Tor

I'm using the "Safest" security profile in Tor (accessible via about:preferences). Here's one point in the description for that profile: JavaScript is disabled by default on all sites. (...
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WARN: Could not find a node that matches the configured _HSLayer2Nodes set

can anyone explain to me, how to interpret this Log-Message? [WARN] Could not find a node that matches the configured _HSLayer2Nodes set Running Tor 0.4.7.7 on Debian Bullseye.
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Why does Tor Metrics show my bridge offline after a few days?

I've been running a Tor Bridge for about a month now. Every day I check the system logs to ensure the bridge hasn't broken. I also check Tor Metrics to see the data on my bridge. Twice now, I have ...
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Tor as daemon won't load torrc file, will run it when invoked as root via CLI

I've installed Tor on a debian bullseye setup, using Tor's own repo. When I invoke Tor through the command line (as root), the service loads correctly and I can access my test .onion site through a ...
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Tor trying to connect to a deleted bridge

I noticed some old bridges and deleted them. Tor still tries to connect to them. Is there any place that tor reaches the bridge beside etc/tor/torrc?
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configuring a reverse proxy over TOR

I have 2 hidden services hosted on seperate debian servers, they both work perfectly. I'm looking at using my first hidden service as a reverse proxy to access the second one. So basically if I access ...
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Polipo as a reverse proxy over TOR

I'm trying to create a reverse proxy over the Tor network but am having some trouble. I have 2 hidden services setup on Nginx on seperate servers and I want hiddenservice1 to mirror hiddenservice2. I'...
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Website Monitoring of Tor Onion Services

How can I monitor the uptime of my website's tor hidden service endpoint so I get an immediate notification if it goes offline? Bonus points for fancy monthly/yearly uptime reports. I'd like to make ...
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Latest TOR Browser Bundle update fails to open privacy/security settings tab, strange behavior

I've installed the latest TOR Browser Bundle 9.5.4 ESR for Debian Linux and it doesn't allow access to the privacy/security settings tab any more. If you open Menu > Preferences, the following tabs/...
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Process "tor" from user "debian-tor" keeps automatically restarting since last Tor Browser update

I just allowed Tor Browser on Linux Mint Debian Edition 4 to update to the latest version and now there is a process "tor" by some user "debian-tor" that keeps restarting on its ...
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How can I install Tor Browser if torproject.org is blocked by my ISP?

My ISP blocks torproject.org, so when I try to run Tor Browser for the first time, torbrowser-launcher cannot install it. ~$ Tor Browser Launcher By Micah Lee, licensed under MIT version 0.3.2 https:/...
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HiddenService cannot set my own Domain (Privatkey)

I have set up a hidden service. The domain at / var / lib / tor / hidden_service is very long. example. tbwvbpnuwntiuofn4e3vwpsldmuxs3l5zv4vy3dbfpv5psmkrycmqid.onion V3 how can i set v2 or replace ...
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Help configure an onion service on my computer

i have Debian 10 installed so i install tor and edit the torrc file: HiddenServiceDir /var/lib/tor/hidden_service/ HiddenServicePort 80 127.0.0.1:80 but it did not work out because hidden_service ...
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Confused with user running tor (Address already in use. Is Tor already running?)

after long consideration I just made the decision to run a tor relay. Thinking of the Internet of my childhood in the 1990s. Installed on a fresh armbian stretch, edited some settings in /etc/tor/...
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Debian Buster Tor crash upon attempt to re-install it anew

Well I have got this much upon attempt to run ./start-tor-browser -v http://paste.debian.net/1115484/ and have no clue how to update Tor from its crushed state? On top of the run I got a graphic ...
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Could not launch managed proxy executable at '/usr/bin/obfs4proxy' ('No such file or directory')

Lately I have been trying to set up an obfs4 bridge on my RaspberryPi 3 (running Raspbian 9 (stretch) ) following the official guide. After setting up the torrc file to: OrPort [PORT1] ...
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cant launch tor after install (Debian 10)

Trying to start Tor for first time after install. The first problem Ive got was the non permission to my user in the tor directory at /Downloads, so used root account to set normal privileges. Now ...
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how to copy first line of a file and sort the rest

I want to take the first line(s) of an input file and copy them to an output file, then sort the remaining lines of the input file and put them in the output file also.
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Where can I download .asc public key for Tor Browser?

From where I can download the .asc public key for Tor Browser? I don't want to add the key using gpg --auto-key-locate nodefault,wkd --locate-keys torbrowser@torproject.org because I read a note on ...
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I can't import the Tor gpg debian repository keys

I am on raspbian on a raspberry Pi model 2. I can't import the keys for the Tor repository. I tried the two following commands: $ gpg2 --recv A3C4F0F979CAA22CDBA8F512EE8CBC9E886DDD89 gpg: keyserver ...
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Port forwarding on debian before setting tor exit relay live required?

Before setting exit relay live, do I have to setup port forwarding for 9001, as ORPort is using it if so then how I will do it on Debian Stretch 9.0. *Torrc file below;*<br> ORPort 9001<br&...
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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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Tails OS: Disable administration password after booting Tails with adminpasw

I want to work on tails without admin passwd, but i do want to config my torrc file and a proxychain. I want to do this without leaving traces on my usbstick (like customized torrc file). Is it ...
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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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Is there a way in tor to tell to prefer tor relays from another country?

Recently I discovered that there is a tor relay in my own country. While it is a good sign it is impossible to know if the relay is by a good or a bad actor. While the same can be said of any tor ...
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using whois with torify and detailed info

I tried tor-prompt and while the minimalist /help gives some info. it doesn't tell if I can run the whois command through it or some other command utility which gives me the info. I tried the ...
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After update of tor, unable to start tor

I am on Debian and getting Debian from Debian itself after which it updates tor from the web. Now the path of Tor Browser has changed slightly it seems from /home/shirish/.local/share/torbrowser/...
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Why does the tor daemon start automatically in Ubuntu/Debian?

I'd like to know why the tor daemon autostarts and whether it's safe to disable it from starting automatically. Here users asked how to disable it for Ubuntu and Debian.
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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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Unable to receive and add Tor's keys to apt

I'm following this to install Tor on a Debian based machine. However, I'm unable to add Tor's gpg key to the system's apt repository: root@fenrir:~# gpg --keyserver keys.gnupg.net --recv ...
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Does installing Tor as root user cause problems?

I'm new to Linux. I've installed Tor as root user. Will I have issues? I did this as per the instructions: You need to add the following entry in /etc/apt/sources.list or a new file in /etc/apt/...
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Root access in Tor 6,0.5?

25/9/2016 Bonjour tout le monde, While launching Tor 6,05 as standard user, I check the connexions and noticed these lines : tcp 0 0 localhost:58186 localhost:ipp ...
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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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After building tor source package to run Tor on Raspberry Pi 3 apt-get offers upgrade

Got a new RP3 with jessie and followed advice here (see "How to run Tor on Raspbian on the Raspberry Pi") to build from deb.tpo using the documentation on Tor's page about building Debian packages. ...
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How to start tor on boot in Raspian Jessie?

I compiled tor from the source tarball annd configured it to run as a relay. The problem is that it won't start automatically on boot. I'm running raspbian jessie on a raspberry pi.
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Run tor-browser-bundle with another user

i am using the newest tbb version 6.0.1 on ubuntu 12.04. i wanted to know, if it is possible (and recommended) to start tbb with another user, for example user "tor_browser"? i just found that issue: ...
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Tails 2.3 not starting(stuck @ LSB , live-config) in Debian Jessie Virt-Manager (inside Win10 Virtualbox VM)

I am (trying to) run Tails 2.3 via Virt-Manager inside a Debian Jessie guest in a Windows10 Virtualbox VM. When I start to create a virtual machine per instructions on: https://tails.boum.org/doc/...
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Error OpenSSH over TAILS

Does anybody have an idea what wrong am I doing? So short, I've just launched TAILS OS and trying to connect to VPS over openSSH. With command ssh -i /home/amnesia/Persistent/id_rsa root@11.11.11.11 ...
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Tor permission error

I am trying to run hidden services with tor. But when I start it just using tor I get this error: ... is not owned by this user (user, 1000) but by debian-tor (118). Perhaps you are running Tor as ...
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Compile Tor Browser on Raspberry Pi 2

I have seen a ticket opened about this on tor bug tracker, but no progress for over a year on the Tor Browser being available on arm processors. I have setup firefox with a proxy to use Tor but that ...
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Tor first update: 404 not found

I just downloaded Tor Browser via apt-get install tor-browser and when I run it, it starts a little update window saying the tarball will be downloaded, but then it says: "Download Error: 404 not ...
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Displaying the Tor circuit via terminal

I'm using Debian 7 server. I will try to use proxychains. Is it possible to see the current Tor circuit (IP addresses) via terminal?
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Use Tor browser as non-root Linux

If I want to use the Tor browser as a non root user is there a way to do it without having to completely logout of the root workspace and log back in as another user? Basically have the browser run ...
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Running Tor in /opt

I'm looking at using the Tor browser bundle, and the instructions have one run the bundle as a normal user (in my case, on Debian Jessie). This would seem to expose the Tor files to tampering in a ...
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Why is the configuration generated with Arm's setup not persistent?

I use Arm 1.4.5.0 with Tor 0.2.6.10 from the Tor repositories on a standard Debian Wheezy (7, oldstable) server. When I first launch arm I am not sure whether tor is already running. No nickname is ...
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Tor crashes GNOME Shell [closed]

I've a fairly vanilla Debian with GNOME Shell install configured to use a system Tor daemon as a SOCKS proxy in Settings -> Network -> Network proxy. If I kill the Tor process, then the system ...
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Can high network usage be detected and prevented in Tor?

I was wondering if there is any way for Tor to detect high network usage in the context of transferring large files using a hidden service. If so, what are the default prevention steps?
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Tor Non Exit Relay Port Issue

I am trying to set up a tor non exit relay, i am running it on debian wheezy inside of a virtual machine run in hyper-v on server2o12 r2 datacenter, my router is a ubiquiti ER-8Pro both ports 9001 and ...
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Make Tor Browser Bundle use debian-tor tor and not tbb-tor

I have Tor running as a system service, but I also want to use Tor Browser Bundle to browse the web. This means (I think) that I have two copies of tor running, one as 'debian-tor' and one as 'user'. ...
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Can I install Tor on debian vps and then use the vps IP address: 9150 to connect my cellphone or another computer to Tor network?

I successfully installed Tor on my debian vps. Is there a way to connect my cell phone or another computer to Tor network using my vps? If there is a way, how should I set it up to work?
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