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

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Local DNS for SOCKS5

I want to use dnscrypt proxy for queries, but it's not working on tor. Same question as this I found this solution Firefox is working properly. I also tried privoxy over tor but not working as I ...
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Tor over VPN with DNS leak

Lets say i'm using a vpn that have a DNS leak (and it shows my ISP ip for example), then I use the tor browser to browse the clear net (even HTTP sites, not only HTTPS) over that VPN. Does ISP know ...
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How is a .onion URL resolved?

I am interested in how a .onion url is resolved to a server in the Tor network. In the normal internet there is DNS, which is not used on the Tor network. How does the name resolution work there?
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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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Tor on Linux. DNAT port 53 DNS requests to TOR DNS listener port set to 9041 on 127.0.0.1 with iptables. tcpdump shows my def gateway replies. strange

Tor on Linux. DNAT port 53 DNS requests to TOR DNS listener port set to 9041 on 127.0.0.1 with iptables. tcpdump shows my default gateway answers to same client port. [root@localhost memyself]# ...
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How to use torsocks with python urllib3 and along a domain name where ipv6 is availaible ? Or rather disable ɪᴘᴠ6 in that case?

Simply trying to access en.wikipedia.org with a python script where a huge stack of dependencies prevents configuring a proxy (would take a year in order to rewrite dependencies for getting proxy ...
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Can DNS be tracked in tor?

can DNS be tracked if I am using TOR without using more protection like VPN? For example, If someone tries to target me and have a DNS lookup, it will show my original DNS or I need to change it? ...
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Temporary failure in name resolution

I keep getting dns errors when running scripts in the terminal. Normal dns resolving in the tor browser (and chromium) works as it is supposed to though. user@host:~$ ping google.de ping: google.de:...
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Tor error "DNS resolving failed"

Tor is last version. When paste any .onion address I see this: ERROR: Not Found While trying to retrieve the URL http://site.onion/ (normal onion address, that actually works fine): DNS resolving ...
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Can I use DNS over TLS or DNS over HTTPS in Tor Browser, executed from Tails?

There has long been an effort to encrypt DNS queries between the client and the recursive server to increase privacy. Firefox already supports DNS-over-HTTPS. But is Tor Browser, executed from Tails, ...
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Tor Browser's "new circuit": SSL session, DNS cache, and other details

If I understand correctly Tor Browser's "new circuit" attaches new connections to a new circuit while letting old connections finish in the old circuit. It does not clear out cookies, so ...
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