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Download large files over tor?

If I download a large (3GB) file using torsocks like so: torsocks wget http://website.com/largefile.txt Will tor change the Exit IP every x minutes for the duration of the download or will it ...
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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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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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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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How to know if exit nodes are the bottleneck

I've read that the exit nodes are the bottleneck of the tor network, and I've also read the opposite. Did the answer change at some point or is it changing often? What is the best way to determine if ...
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would torify use the same circuit as tbb when both are in operation?

Let's say I'm using both tbb and torify at the same time. For e.g. I'm using tor to browser/look at tor.stackexchange.com. At the same time I am running torify on a different url say https://aaa.bbb....
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Why this warning?

Get this warning every time. Started a couple of months ago. Googled around but didn't find anything useful. System: Nov 11 09:06:53.748 [notice] Tor 0.3.1.8 (git-868c1b2b1eb7225a) running on Linux ...
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censorship and tbb exit nodes.

The three gifts that tor and tbb give are anonymity, privacy and no censorship or so I believed. For last few days/weeks I have been observing that quite a few domains don't work on tor anymore. While ...
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How does TOR route back to the originator while maintaining privacy? [duplicate]

Obviously, the original IP address of the TOR user isn't available to the website they are viewing, but when the website responds back to the exit node, what information is the exit node maintaining ...
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Setting up an exit node on VPS along with a VPN. Impact to anonymity?

If I run a VPS (using Orange VPS provider out of Iceland, purchased with monero-filtered bitcoin) as a TOR exit node, and that VPS (running Streisand) is also the VPS I use for a privately controlled ...
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Configuring Tor to provide relays for users in specific countries

I have looked for a relevant answer to this question and not found it, so am asking the question myself. I am asking this question because my most important motive for setting up a Tor exit relay ...
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notice Tried for 122 seconds to get a connection to scrubbed:80. Giving up

Getting error while sending multiple http requests through tor circuit. Sep 18 17:59:13.000 [notice] New control connection opened. Sep 18 17:59:28.000 [warn] Destination '[scrubbed]' seems to be an ...
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Tor exit operators: What DNS do you use?

I was reading a couple articles on identity and information leaks from DNS. I was just curious to know how many TOR exit node operators run their own DNS servers as opposed to going through another ...
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I've successfully specified my exit node to be US, but Spotify Webplayer still detects a different country. How can I fix this?

I've configured Tor to always have a US exit node, but when I go to the URL for Spotify Web Player, it says Spotify has not been released in your country yet (Spotify is released in the US). I have ...
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Does TOR client (Expert Bundle) work as an exit node by default?

I have downloaded TOR Expert Bundle standalone application. Does it work as an exit node by default? UPDATE. Related: Does running the Tor browser turn me into a (exit) relay? Important. My question ...
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How do I take my Tor node offline permanently?

I run a Tor node on a virtual private server, and for various mundane reasons I do not want to continue operating this particular VPS. In other words, I will be removing a Tor node from the network. ...
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How a node get a exit flag? [duplicate]

I read this article and I understand how a node can become a entry guard but I didn't found documentation about how a node become a exit node? Where I can found documentations or articles similar to ...
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Fingerprint is marked rejected

[warn] http status 400 ("Fingerprint is marked rejected -- please contact us?") response from dirserver '171.25.193.9:443'. Please correct. That's what I got in tor logs after starting new exit node ...
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Difficulties right off the bat

What the heck is a relay & an Exit relay? I assume that if I have to pay for bandwidth then operating as an exit relay is both costly & unwise? How can I determine whether I am set up as an ...
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Configuring my tor to be a relay [closed]

I quote from the official https://www.torproject.org/docs/tor-doc-relay.html "If you have at least 2 megabits/s for both upload and download, please help out Tor by configuring your Tor to be a ...
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Does a Tor exit node change when a new Tor cct is assigned? [duplicate]

If say Tor changes circuits every few minutes, and lets say you have a session open with a HTTPS site (probably doesn't matter if http or https), say a bank or Facebook, twitter etc, when a cct ...
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Exitnodes: safe?

I've configured the torrc file to use a specific exitnode with strictexitnode 1. I want to know if this compromised my privacy in any way. If I understand it correctly, Tor would still have two ...
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Argentinian Exit node not working on Tor [duplicate]

Windows 10 with Tor browser 6.5.2 (based on Mozilla Firefox 45.9.0) My problem is that I was using exit node from Argentina (AR) in my torrc file without problem till now. From today with AR exit ...
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How to specify ExitNodes in Linux?

You can edit torrc file in Windows version and add something like ExitNodes {US}. And this will make your Tor Browser connect to .us proxies only. If you add this at the end of torrc file in /etc/tor/...
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Avoiding exit-nodes with ISP-/country-based blocks of a site?

Is it possible to avoid exit-nodes where a site is blocked by the exit-node's ISP (or - I guess - government)? So my questions are: Can specific exit-nodes be "turned off"? Can groups of exit nodes ...
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Looking for up to date tutorial on running multiple tor exit nodes on one machine

I have: Debian 8 two IPs on the Linux machine What would be the best way to run multiple tor (exit-)server instances on this machine? I guess I have to define multiple torrc files and also have an ...
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ExitPolicy reject *:* some traffic seems to sneak throu anyway?

I have a Tor Relay running at home on a a small Raspberry Pi (pushing 50Mbit/s) with an ExitPolicy reject :. Tor Atlas confirms that the Relay is not an Exit Node (https://atlas.torproject.org/#...
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Tor Browser Bundle Single-Hop

I downloaded the Tor source. I could compile it and run it with the changes to the or.h file creating a single hop for better tor speed. As explain in this topic: How to decrease number of Tor hops? ...
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I want tor to use the same exit node [duplicate]

I really want to use the same exitnode each time I use TOR. I want the exitnode to be within the UK. I have just downloaded TOR therefore I'm new to how the setup works etc.
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Diverse doubts about Tor relays

According to Tor's official website (https://www.torproject.org/docs/tor-doc-relay.html.en), to be a relay I only have to modify the 'torrc' file and add the following information:  ORPort 443     ...
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IPv6 Exit Policy Summary none defined

Does that means that I'm an exit node if somebody connects to me through IPv6?
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I want to be an exit node

First of all, forgive me for my bad English. I don't speak the language fluently. But I hope you can understand. Into my torrc file, I added the following lines: ExitPolicy accept *:20-21 # FTP ...
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How is tor traffic exempt from censorship/a country's DNS servers?

This is my understanding around how Tor may be used to circumvent a country's censorship of particular sites: John lives in a country that has blocked traffic to a particular server (via DNS, I ...
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Testing my own relay without being evil to the network [duplicate]

I have implemented some additionnal functionnality to my Tor relay such as more bandwith control than what is possible with the torrc configuration file. Howewer, I would like to try it because this ...
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how to figure out how many relays are there in your tor URL?

Previously, reportedly there used to be three relays when you used torbrowser to go to your actual destination . Your browser - relay1 (some IP country A) - relay 2 (some IP, country B) - relay 3 (...
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Are bridges a way to prevent identifying Tor exit nodes? [duplicate]

I'm using Tor 0.2.8.9 on Mac. I've come to realize that Tor exit nodes are easily identified, and as such, someone can block access to a Tor browser by simply blocking the IPs correspoding to those ...
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Do I need to configure a GeoIP database when using the ExitNodes directive?

I’m using Tor 0.2.8.9 on Mac Sierra. I’m running a Tor daemon like so tor --CookieAuthentication 0 --HashedControlPassword "" --ControlPort 9050 --SocksPort 50003 The only changes I’ve made to the /...
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What would speed up the Tor network the most: 500Mbits server or 5 x 100Mbits servers?

What would speed up the Tor network the most: 500Mbits exit relay server or 5 x 100Mbits exit relay servers?
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Use only specifics exit nodes for a site

In torrc, using AllowDotExit and MapAddress I can specify only one exit node for "mysite.com". For example with: AllowDotExit 1 MapAddress mysite.com mysite.com.mynode.exit With ExitNodes and ...
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Use only specifics exit nodes for a site [duplicate]

In torrc, with AllowDotExit and MapAddress i can specify only one exit node for "mysite.com". For example with: AllowDotExit 1 MapAddress mysite.com mysite.com.mynode.exit With ExitNodes and ...
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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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How do I restrict exit to one country while running under Tails [2.6]?

I recognize that the first part of this question resembles others here, but those answers DO NOT appear to work! If you wish to combine this with Can I exit from a specific country or node?, fine. ...
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Unable to enforce exit node country (ubuntu)? [duplicate]

I tried to enforce Tor to use an exit node in The Netherlands, by adding the following lines to /etc/tor/torrc: ExitNodes {NL} StrictNodes 1 After editing, I did sudo service tor restart However, ...
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Running parallel Tor servers with different exit IPs with nodejs app

I have a small node app that makes requests via Tor. My goal is to have a different exit IP for every request. in the torrc configuration file one can set MaxCircuitDirtiness 10, which will make it ...
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Same exit node (that change) for two different site

To use same exit node for two different site i can use in torrc: AllowDotExit 1 MapAddress site1.com site1.nodeA.exit MapAddress site2.com site2.nodeA.exit But in this way i use always the same exit ...
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“New circuit” not working right?

I set out to do an experiment that required me to do searches without cookies or location biasing the results. I wanted location, however to always be somewhere in USA, so I set ExitNodes accordingly....
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Tor relay loading informations

i've recently decided to support Tor throught a new relay, then i taked one of my server with debian 8 and follow the steps on torproject website after installing the most recently tor i've edited the ...
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Specific Tor Bridges to Use USA Exit Relay Only [duplicate]

I am trying to configure Tor bridges that will use only USA exit Relays. Is this possible? I notice there are not that many *USA* exit relays, If there are no available exit relays in the *US*, is ...
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Split interfaces for OR and exit traffic

I'm failing to find a simple way to configure tor to use a different IP for outbound OR traffic and a different one as an exit node. Unless I'm mistaken OutboundBindAddress sets both of them. Did I ...
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Can I opt to be not middle relay?

I know that in a Tor circuit, there are typically 3 relays: Guard, Middle, and Exit. If I want to run a Tor relay, can I configure it so that I can only serve as Exit node, or Guard node, but not ...