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How to create a private exit node?

I would like to create an private exit node that only I have access, it will be set on my personal computer, then plan to create "exit node" to relatives who live USA and France so I can have a fully ...
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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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Can Tor connection be intercepted/tampered by exit nodes?

Can exit node tamper traffic before sending it to endpoint? I know it can see it, but the question is, can connection be spoofed, if non-encrypted protocol is used, for example usual HTTP or even TCP ...
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TOR EXIT NODE PORT

I want to be a tor exit node, I have mentioned "ExitRelay1" but nyx shows ExitPolicy as reject. I don't understand the torrc code at all. Pls help me out. My internal port 443 is forwarded to port ...
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How do I use one and only node?

I'm looking forward to using Tor like a VPN. I learned about EntryNodes, ExitNodes, and MiddleNodes and how to set the country code for each and setting StrictNode 1 or something. When I set all these ...
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ExitNodes doesn't work in ubuntu 22.04 lts

I created a new ubuntu 22.04 lts instance in linode install tor apt install tor create new torrc file with only one line echo "ExitNodes {us} StrictNodes 1" > torrc use this file to start ...
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ExcludeExitNodes for the Netherlands not working

Logged in as admin then used: sudo nano /etc/tor/torrc ExcludeExitNodes {us},{au},{ca},{nz},{gb},{fr},{nl} CTRL-X sudo systemctl restart tor {us},{au},{ca},{nz},{gb},{fr} does work {nl} does NOT work? ...
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Tor network used a little bit of my relay bandwidth. Why?

I have a Tor exit relay for about 6 months and assign 1600 KBps for RelayBandwidthRate. Until a week ago, used bandwidth on my relay was equal to 600-700 KBps. But in this last 6 days, used bandwidth ...
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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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How to block\allow specific ip in my Exit-relay Tor

I'd like to know if there is a way I can block / allow specific ip's address to access my Exit-relay.
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Does an exit relay also relays non-exit traffic?

I would like to run an exit relay, but I don't want to deal with almost any abuse issues. So I figured to only exit to hidden services. If my understandings are right, the exit policy and the relay ...
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How to fix Torbutton: Unexpected error on new identity?

Does anyone knows how to fix Torbutton: Unexpected error on new identity? When I get the tor browser running and trying to get new identity by clicking on green Torbutton on the top left corner, ...
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Tor deanonymization via ISPs

We known that an adversary can deanonymize a user (on clearnet) if it controls both the guard and the exit node. But is that neccesary? We know that the NSA gets huge amounts of data from the internet....
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Multiple ip addresses for tor exit nodes

Is it possible for tor exit nodes, or all nodes to have multiple ip addresses say 2 billion so that they alternate each user request through those ip addresses because presently tor addresses are ...
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Making Data Transactions Ambiguous

I just signed up on the TOR StackExchange. Let me preface my question by warning everybody that I am not a technical expert and apologizing in advance if some of my assumptions are incorrect or naive. ...
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Tor keeps in “searching informations about the relay” when ExitNodes parameter is set in torcc file

I added some lines in my torcc file. At first I added: ExitNodes {fr},{be},{ch},{lu},{mc} StrictNodes 1 When I launch Tor with Vidalia it keeps in the state "searching informations about the relay",...
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Map Multiple Tor Daemon Local Names/Addreses/Ports to Multiple Country Specific ExitNodes

All: Is it possible to Map Multiple Tor Daemon Local Names/Addresses/Ports to Multiple Country Specific ExitNodes without running multiple instances of the Tor daemon? amazon.cn (127.0.0.1) => ...
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Use Tor as Proxy for Internet

I want to use Tor as a proxy. Or more specifically reroute my Internet traffic from for example my browser over Tor to change my location. I found out you can set entry and exit nodes by country if ...
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Does my internet speed matter?

Does my internet speed matter if I use same circuit, nodes/hops? There are 3 PC's: 1st one is connected to 100Mbps internet speed 2nd 500Mbps internet speed 3rd 1Gbps internet speed In case all of ...
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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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Can I exit from a specific country or node?

Lets say I want to get Netflix to work via Tor. Currently I keep pressing "new identity" until my traffic is exiting from a country supported by Netflix. I use Tor bridges to access the network. Is ...
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Is my public IP, the one that I get from Tor, that of an exit relay of that of a bridge when I connect to tor through a bridge?

When I connect to Tor through a bridge, is the public IP that the services like websites see that of an exit relay or that of a bridge? Is my public IP always that of an exit relay, irrespective of ...
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Detect TOR users with IPv6 exit addresses

I need to redirect visitors to .onion site if they come using Tor Browser. It's okay if they have IPv4 IPs (e.g. 51.15.86.162 belongs to tor exit nodes list). But how to do that in case of IPv6 ...
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Gap - Counting number of packages to determine client?

I read a lot about onion routing and I am confused about the following fact on Wikipedia: Only the final node, the "exit node", is able to determine its own location in the chain. In my eyes ...
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What are the odds of connecting to the same exit node within a period of a few hours?

There are currently around 1200+ exit nodes on the Tor network. What are the odds you get assigned to the same exit node every time you connect to Tor, say within a 2 hour period? From a classical ...
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How do I unpublish my tor exit node?

I ran a tor exit node on the wrong network. Which I realized after a couple of days, after I kept getting CAPTCHAs on Cloudflare. Also quite annoying that several sites that I use stopped working ...
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How can the "Exit Node" be trusted?

What is preventing the "Exit Node" from tampering with the message going to the server, or the message coming back to the user. As far as I understand, the "Exit Node" can read the unencrypted message,...
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How to run an exit node anonymously?

How do I run an exit node anonymously? By anonymously, I mean that nobody can identify who created or runs the exit node. I know that the IP addresses of exit nodes will be publicly available, so I am ...
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Why do I get connected to TOR nodes that I excluded in TORRC?

I'm testing the TOR browser bundle and I keep getting connected to exit nodes in countries that I've explicitly excluded in my torrc: StrictNodes 1 ExcludeExitNodes {ad},{ar},{au},{at},{bs},{by},{be},...
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Is it ok to run other services on an Exit relay?

The Tor documentation suggests not to host an exit relay on your home network (or at least if it's your only connection) because all your local traffic will be viewed as coming from Tor as well, and ...
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Route TOR traffic to proxy gaining static IP address

I would like to make my traffic less traceable, but on the outside looking statically mapped to one IP address. For example, me going to a website though TOR would result in requests being sent though ...
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Can't watch BBC iPlayer content despite UK IP

BBC iPlayer content can be watched in UK only. I added this to torrc file: ExitNodes {gb} StrictNodes 1 GeoIPExcludeUnknown 1 AllowSingleHopCircuits 0 When I check my IP it always locates it in UK, ...
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How to increase the Advertised Bandwidth of Tor onion router (OR)?

I am operating Tor relay as an exit on 10 MegaBytes/s speed network. But when checking from http://atlas.torproject.org, it shows only 700KBps Advertised Bandwidth. How to increase this bandwidth?
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changing exit node automatically?

I watch few geographically restricted channels via tor, by manually changing the exit nodes in the torrc file to the corresponding geographic location the go to the channel address. Ideally, I would ...
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THE TOR BROWSER AND PUBLIC EXIT NODES

i wanted to run some traffic to a bunch of websites, from tor browser. i wanna know exactly if the websites owners well detect i'am running traffic from tor, by detecting tor exit nodes. what ...
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HTTPS Everywhere doesn't work all the time

I tried to access http://uniquemachine.org and tor-browser/HTTPSeverywhere-add-on reached it without warning me. Would you know why ? How to automatically warn me at every single http:// i'm trying to ...
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exclude all IP that start w/ X

How to exclude all nodes with IP that start with some number? Priority for ExitNodes, but all it's well too.
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IRAN blocked tor network, THE NEW CHINA?

recently we noticed that Iran's government by using firewall or blocking tor exit nodes or .... has blocked access to websites hosted inside, no websites inside Iran is accessible via tor. we thought ...
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Why does Tor not block port 22?

From what I've seen Tor is a very useful tool for good, however, many exit node IPs seem to have tons of automated reports for SSH abuse or scanning on AbuseIPDB. Is there a reason that Tor keeps port ...
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ExitNodes not respected on particular website

I have ExitNodes {rs},{kr},{sy},{cn} StrictNodes 1 set in my ./Browser/TorBrowser/Data/Tor/torrc file. It respects these ExitNodes on every website I've tried: except this website where it switches ...
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Relation Between ORPort Choice and Amount of Exit Relay Traffic

According to Tor Relay Guide: ORPort 443 is recommended because it is often one of the few open ports on the public WIFI networks... Port 9001 is another commonly used ORPort. I am running an exit ...
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Is there a graphical interface for Windows to run Tor Browser using specific list of ExitNodes rather than editing torrc every time?

I wonder if there is a graphical interface for Windows to run Tor Browser using specific list of ExitNodes rather than editing torrc every time? There are too many steps to perform this. Too bad that ...
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Problem getting Tor exit node from a bash script

I have been trying to get the IP address of the tor exit node from a bash script. I have tried torifying the usual methods found in various posts in forums for getting one's local IP address. For ...
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How can I configure android Tor browser version 9.5 to use my prefered exitnodes?

I have already attempted to A: Change torrc file located at /data/data/org.torproject.torbrowser/app_torservice/torrc, but this file is rewritten at app launch. B: Do the same but 'live', (i.e. ...
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Is there a public list of Tor public nodes that are gateway or exit nodes?

Where is there an official list of tor gateway and exit nodes?
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Is the “Ron's Coffee” Tor-related hack technically possible in episode 1x01 of Mr. Robot?

In the episode 1x01 of Mr. Robot, Elliot confronts the owner of Ron's Coffee. He basically states that the man is hosting illegal (child pornography) content served in the form of a website that the ...
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IRC traffic while using tor

I sniffed the traffic using wireshark while using IRC via TOR, the traffic is encrypted of course cuz its done i in the application layer (i think, correct 4 me if i am wrong). now the traffic is ...
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How did Ross William Ulbricht get caught if he was inside the TOR network and did not leave through the exit node?

The question is simple. If Ross William Ulbricht running a darknet market inside a TOR network and he never exits through the exit node, and obviously he won't need to, so how did he get caught? I ...
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How to hide my tor exit node from getting detected?

Some websites detect my exit node and understand i am using tor browser and won't let me in their websites. VPN's do not prevent it from happening. neither does proxies. What can i do to hide my true ...
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ExitNodes not making any circuits

I'm running Linux Mint 19.1 and I apt-get installed tor and it is running fine. However if I add the line ExitNodes {us} to /etc/tor/torrc and restart the tor service, the service starts ...

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