Questions tagged [error]

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How can I limit the numbers of connections a Tor Relay is able to make? (iptables)

My router doesn't seem to have enough RAM to hold all Tor connections. My internet's basically dead. Have to use mobile internet :( So I have to limit the connections that Tor makes or the server ...
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Tor does not work since yesterday. There is no error log

I open my Tor Browser and nothing happens: it immediately says "Tor unexpectedly exited. This might be due to a bug in Tor itself, another program on your system, or faulty hardware. Until you ...
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Tor.exe error: Reading config failed

I executed tor.exe after completing all the tasks in the bridge setup manual and, although it stablishes all the connections, after no time it closes with an error: enter preformatted text hereReading ...
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Tor has an error right after installation

I just downloaded tor and after opening it got the "Tor exited during startup. This might be due to an error in your torrc file, a bug in Tor or another program on your system, or faulty hardware....
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Tor browser - critical error "Profile Missing - Your Tor browser profile cannot be loaded. It may be missing or inaccessible"

I used Tor a few year ago, but remember after some update my tor stoped working, i remember that i couldnt fix it then. So i uninstalled it all and delete the app. Now after a few year i would like to ...
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Running tor without sudo on Ubuntu?

Context When I try to install tor without sudo, using apt install tor Ubuntu 20.04 returns: E: Could not open lock file /var/lib/dpkg/lock-frontend - open (13: Permission denied) E: Unable to acquire ...
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How to prevent torsocks timeouts from concurrent calls?

I'm running a distant HTTP server, serving a single page, used for delay measurements purposes. From my client, I'm generating multiple different custom circuits each being assigned a new upcoming ...
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Tor Browser: "Connection not secure" no matter what site

I get an error "Connection not secure" if I connect to any website using Tor Browser. I get this error only when I use Tor Browser in Manjaro Linux, I have no problem if I use Tor Browser in ...
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Managed proxy '/usr/bin/obfs4proxy' did not configure the specified outgoing proxy and will be terminated

Lately I have been trying to set up an obfs4 bridge on local area network.When running tor service,the log would show some message like this and the obfs4 loaded failed.What should i do?
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Linux tor.service fails with "Unable to raise RLIMIT_MEMLOCK" at boot

[Archlinux 5.9.8-arch1-1] Since my kernel update 5.8.5 -> 5.9.3, tor.service fails at boot. The corresponding client setup is pretty plain but I can't find the hold-up ... $ tor --version Tor ...
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How to fix CAPTCHA error on GitHub signup over Tor?

GitHub works well with Tor except for the signup step (https://github.com/join). GitHub employs a broken CAPTCHA that prevents signups over Tor. The CAPTCHA simply does not render properly. The ...
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Trying to pass TTL expired error: socks.SOCKS5Error: 0x06: TTL expired

Im trying to pass this error im getting while checking if sites are up with python: socks.SOCKS5Error: 0x06: TTL expired proxies = { 'http': 'socks5h://127.0.0.1:9050', 'https': 'socks5h://...
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Our systems have detected unusual traffic

YouTube is censored in my country and every time i open it in Tor i face below text and its take my time to pass human check . what can i do? Our systems have detected unusual traffic from your ...
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Why am I constantly getting a 502 Bad Gateway error?

My Tor was working perfectly a couple days ago, but now all of the sudden, I can't access any websites. Whenever I try to go to any .onion site, it gives me a '502 Bad Gateway' error. I've tried ...
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.onion links not working at all

Ive not used tor a great deal but never had any problems searching and finding .onion sites. now when i search any .onion even duckduckgo i get the firefox error page unable to connect etc etc ...
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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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am failing to connect to tor and below is my log. i have tried using the meek brdges but nothing seems to work. i need help

8/20/19, 03:47:00.192 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network connections. Shutting down all existing connections. 8/20/19, 03:54:51.291 [NOTICE] ...
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I can't download TOR. When i try it says "This app cant run on your PC. To find a version with your pc, contact the software publisher"

I have a windows 10 Laptop. I tried to download TOR, and when I downloaded the first file, the one on their website, it had that message. I downloaded it successfully, but when i tried to open it, it ...
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Google Recaptcha not working in TOR Browser

In our website we provide Google Recaptcha V2 for users during login process, and the user must clear the Recaptcha verification before they can login else the user cannot login to the website. This ...
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Tor browser keeps failing to establish a connection

Im trying to connect to Tor, but everytime i open Tor Browser it says Tor has failed to establish a connection. Here is the log, can anyone help me? 6/9/19, 21:27:32.920 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is ...
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Persistent "excess data after quoted string" Error

Tor has been giving a consistent parse error for a few months now. I genuinely could not find any weird characters in my /etc/tor/torrc file, I got the aforementioned parse error using the config ...
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Trying to use online banking for the 1st time using tor - what is this warning?

NoScript detected a potential Cross-Site Scripting attack from https://www.sonabank.com to https://web13.secureinternetbank.com. Suspicious data: Cannot seem to proceed past this warning. Newbie to ...
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I have this issue and cant log connect to tor

The log when i copied: 1/30/19, 14:57:17.797 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network connections. Shutting down all existing connections. 1/30/19, 14:57:17....
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When I launch tor browser a pop up says “the tor executable is missing” and won’t let me access tor how do I fix this

When I launch the tor browser a pop up says “ the tor executable is missing” how do I fix to access the web
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How to make a Tor relays ORPort and DirPort reachable?

I've been trying to set up a tor relay with a Raspberry Pi. It runs Raspbian GNU/Linux 9 and Tor 0.2.9.16. Since I only want to use the Raspberry for the tor relay I didn't do much. After installing ...
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Error 462 Not Allowed

I'm trying to get onto lifewire.com and for some reason when I'm using Tor it throws up an 'Error 462 Not Allowed' page. Anyone know why this is? The website is pretty vanilla not exactly NSFW.
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Tor not working with IDM extension - 13 Sep 2018

Tor not working with IDM extension - 13 Sep 2018 - previously Tor was running smoothly with IDM installed, i updated both Tor and IDM to date, now tor runs in background (task manager) but not upfront,...
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Can´t start Tor

I´m using a netbook with windows xp. Here is the log: 7/25/2018 21:04:40 PM.800 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network connections. Shutting down all existing ...
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Almost (crosses fingers) New User, getting Error: "This app can't run on your pc"

I am trying to install Tor in English, and have downloaded different Windows versions from here: https://www.torproject.org/projects/torbrowser.html I am running Win 8.1 on a Lenovo laptop. I keep ...
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Using Telegram Web inside Tor Browser: Log-in attempts fail several times?

When trying to log-in to my Telegram account on web.telegram.org I get requested to insert my phone number as usual. The next step would be insertion of a log-in authentification code that I receive ...
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can't run different instance of tor on separate DataDirecotry due to permission error

I'm trying to run different instances of tor simultaneously. One without exit node set and one with set exit note. To do so, I have to change the port and change the DataDirectory as well (Correct?). ...
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Arm Error : [70 Duplicates Hidden]

While starting my Tor relay I get the following messages: Arm tells me how many relays, bridges etc it has found by percentage. Then it says: 70 duplicates hidden. This can't be good. What causes ...
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Tor service doens't work correctly from my user folder (service starts, but network unavailable)

I unpacked Tor Expert Bundle to C:\ and run tor --service install -options -f <path_to_my_torrc>, the service succesfully installs and runs. Tor Network works fine. But when I tried to install ...
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Windows 10 tor relay use 100% CPU

I setup tor relay on Windows 10 see https://metrics.torproject.org/rs.html#details/AD5B534F1CF8ABD17001817CC2ACF6D11345766F as windows service. At service start it use about 15% CPU. Then when it ...
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Setting up a private local tor network

Im trying to set up a fully localised private tor network as a degree project to prove that this network topology can be used within the private business sector to secure internal traffic. I have set ...
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TOR 7.5 starts then immediately crashes windows 10

Tor auto updated. Then when opened it I got: "Unable to start Tor. Failed to get hashed password." I made a copy of my bookmarkbackups folder, deleted the tor browser folder and did a clean install ...
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Unable to start Tor

Tor said that an update was available, ran that and all seemed ok. When I click on the icon to run Tor I get: "Unable to start Tor. Failed to get hashed password."
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Stem Error:[Errno:111] [closed]

I am new to stem(not the tree stem, the proxy). I made a python script that connects to a proxy using stem. I am getting a [Errno:111] error, how do I fix it? (The error occurred even though I typed:"...
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Download Tor, but when when I open it says its damaged and should be moved to trash?

What's that about? I had a perfectly fine functioning version of Tor before but it tells me I have to update and whadayaknow, all of sudden I have no access whatsoever. I'm pissed, to be frank. I run ...
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Application request when we haven't used client functionality lately

Just glanced at my logs and noticed 50+ messages like this from tor. What exactly do these messages mean? I don't think I was using tor at the time the messages occurred. What might've invoked them? ...
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Tor Unexpectedly Exited. This might be due to a bug in Tor itself, another program... MAC OSX Sierra

Seen many posts on this with no working solution. Installed Tor via website for Mac OS Sierra. Can't see any other Tor process running in Activity Monitor. Inside my torbrowser.app I double clicked ...
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OpenVPN connecting to a server via a Tor (SOCKS) proxy - error: "timeout expired" and "Inactivity timeout"" in Linux

I'm trying to connect to an OpenVPN server through Tor Socks Proxy. When I try to connect to the VPN sometimes I receive this error message "Recv_socks_reply: TCP Port Read Timeout expired" and ...
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Loading relay information failed (connection timeout - 109.163.234.9:443)

on Debian wheezy only tor version version 6.5 will connect. All newer versions will not connect, with bridges, obfuscated or any other way. Error log as follows: 10/08/2017 16:16:46.700 [NOTICE] ...
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Set a tor server behind http proxy

I'm trying to make a tor relay server over a http proxy on a ubuntu 14.04 lts machine. Log output: $ cat /var/log/tor/log Aug 17 18:19:06.000 [notice] Tor 0.2.4.27 (git-412e3f7dc9c6c01a) opening new ...
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TOR not letting me download attachments [closed]

TOR not letting me download any attachments from email accounts. All I get are the filename of something and file size of 0 bytes. I tried another email provider and still cannot download any ...
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Orfox wont load?

My orfox browser won't load. I start orbot, and it loads successfully. But when I try to open orfox, the window just closes. I've uninstalled and reinstalled,as well as restarting my tablet, but ...
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System tor does nothing after a system wide upgrade

I'm not talking about the Tor Browser, which still works. I'm talking about the tor package which no longer works as intended after the upgrade. When I say it does nothing, I mean it literally doesn'...
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error 0xc0000005 when I run TOR

Macbook Pro with a full Microsoft Windows 7 64bits installed but everytime I try to run TOR, it-s unable to go somewhere, and instead I have this bizarre warning: Unable to run TOR (0xc0000005), and ...
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Whonix gateway syslogs question?

I've been keeping an eye on my whonix gateway logs lately and noticed two things. The first is this: "Time has been changed" message? I am also seeing "Time has been changed" spamming my ...
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WARN: Failed to find node for hop 0 of our path. Discarding this circuit

Not exactly what to however I have recently moved to windows 10 and I can no longer use tor. When ever I try to connect, it never moves past 85% and spams 04/07/17 15:52:23 PM.600 [WARN] Failed to ...
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