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Questions tagged [dns]

Domain Name System (DNS) translates word-based domain and host names to numerical IP addresses.

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Internet only works with tor enabled

I installed tor, then wanted to configure my firefox browser to work with tor. I had to do this as to use python/firefox anonymously to scrape data. I was successfully able to use tor through ...
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Is it useful to install DNSCrypt-proxy with Tor?

Is it useful to install DNSCrypt-proxy when we already have Tor? Does the ISP knows my internet queries when I use Tor?
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torrc DNSPort 53 - Tor browser will not start / Ubuntu 15

I try to set up a local redirection through tor as described here: https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/wiki/doc/TransparentProxy My system is Ubuntu 15.04. Fresh Tor installation works fine. ...
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Can I safely log in to google account without an issue?

Google always sends an email if i sign in from a different IP?, Any ideas?
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DNS have an answer that isn't supposed to exist

I've set up my relay on my PC but I'm trying to create a relay on a raspberry pi that I can leave powered on at all times but when I start the daemon I get: [notice] Your DNS provider gave an ...
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Is it safe to use DNSCrypt along side TorBrowser Bundle?

I came across a different question where an answer mentioned DNSCrypt might cause issues with TBB (I don't have enough reputation to comment there and didn't what to hijack that question so I'm ...
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Tor failed to establish a Tor network connection. Establishing an encrypted directory connection failed (done - 0.0.2.0:3) [duplicate]

Can anyone help me out. My Tor Browser was working perfectly fine until I did an update for my windows 7 laptop. Now i keep getting an error message mentioning failing to establish connection. I have ...
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Does tor hide traffic from DNS servers? [duplicate]

I am wondering if when using Tor my requests are hidden from my DNS servers. For example, I have set up my computer to use google's IPv6 DNS servers, does google see the domains I am accessing? I am ...
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Use .onion with iPhone

I've successfully setup a way to access the tor network via my iPhone. The only thing that's missing is .onion links. I assume that the DNS lookup fails because its not a real world valid domain ...
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Android Orbot on non rooted android device with Drony

I'm supporting android proxy Drony that has ability to also use VPN mode so it can intercept all flow and redirect to proxy that is set in settings. Recently was added also support for local SOCKS ...
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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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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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Why I test dns servers with tor and always show google dns or open dns

Why I test dns servers with tor and always show google dns or open dns? is it mean tor is not anonymous any more?
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Can't resolve .onion addresses using built in DNS resolver

I am setting up an isolating proxy. Machine 1 is connected to the Internet, runs tor and has SOCKSPort and DNSPort configured to listen on a network interface that is a direct connection to Machine 2. ...
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Which DNS i should setting for my VM in Tor? [duplicate]

Can i set a dns such CloudFlare 1.1.1.1 for Tor using VM? Or Tor have a personal DNS?
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How can I set up DNS server(proxy?) on my Windows 10?

According to Tor DNS guide here I can use Tor to query DNS record. I have installed Tor 32bit service but I can't find "torrc" file. Can someone tell me where is this file?
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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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DNS resolution on tor proxy

I have a short question regarding name resolution using the tor network. Why is the name resolution not done by the proxy, but instead by the exit node? The traffic is encrypted and anonymized either ...