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Mozilla Firefox is a free and open-source web browser developed by the Mozilla Foundation. It uses the Gecko layout engine originally developed by Netscape.

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domain name substitution in Tor Browser

I'm looking for Tor Browser extension that would allow me to define aliaces mapping tor domain names to human readable names. When encountaring domain names that are present in the mapping, the ...
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Couldn't load XPCOM. Tor browser

When I try to open the Tor browser, I get a Firefox message box, saying: Couldn't load XPCOM . And no, I don't have any Webroot product. Could someone please help me? I had already asked this question,...
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Couldn't load XPCOM

When I try to open the Tor browser, I get a Firefox message box, saying: Couldn't load XPCOM . And no, I don't have any Webroot product. Could someone please help me?
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How can I request a new circuit for a site using control commands?

I've recently been trying to set up some basic tor functionality with firefox by routing certain sites through the tor network to allow for more anonymity and the ability to access tor hidden services....
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Firefox-esr wont proxy to burpsuite on tails os

Burpsuite Community Edition on Tails 5.11 Firefox-esr proxy settings has warning 'Connections to localhost, 127.0.0.1/8, and ::1 are never proxied'. I cannot find any mention of the error anywhere. ...
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How to stop Tor browsers from forging the user agent string?

The Tor browser is useful when you want to read regionally restricted websites, for example. Unfortunately, the Tor Browser also changes the browser agent string, so that some websites that check it ...
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Tor Browser doesn't work on Win10 after update

So I'm trying to open Tor Browser but it's just doesn't open and shows me this empty message box: I've done some research and found some solution with windows firewall but it didn't help at all:
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What is the difference between "New window" and "New private window" in Tor Browser?

In Tor Browser's application menu, there is "New window" and "New private window". What is the difference between these two? They appear to have the same effect. (Tor Browser ...
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Bug: Tor Browser 11.0.9 - 12.0.6 tries to connect to Mozilla services on Startup

On a fresh, new installation of Tor Browser v11.0.9, I noticed that even though Show alerts about passwords for breached websites in Tor Browser Preferences > Privacy & Security is disabled by ...
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How to Disable Tor and Use the Tor Browser as a Privacy Hardened Firefox

I know this question has been asked multiple times here, but they are all very outdated (5+ years old), and none of the answers work with the latest versions. I am specifically asking for solutions to ...
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I am really puzzled why I have less CAPTCHA with Tor browser than with normal Firefox via VPN

Many years ago I used some days or weeks Tor Browser, but gave up because too slow and especially because of the many CAPTCHAs. Now I have since a few days the Tor Browser set as default and get less ...
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Can't set master password in the tor browser

I'm using the tor browser version 10.5.2 in whonix 15, everything works, except that I cannot save logins in the tor browser because every time I try to setup a master password, a popup window appears,...
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Why are there unnecssary internal Tor browser pages?

Tor browser has some internal pages inherited from Mozilla Firefox. These include: about:privatebrowsing, about:webrtc, about:mozilla, etc. Since the Tor browser already uses private browsing, does ...
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Using regular Firefox new tab page

I use the Tor browser for Windows and I want to use the Firefox new tab page as the Tor browser homepage (a blank page where you see your frequently visited sites, favorites, etc) Is that possible?
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Why doesn't tor connect to Socks4/5 proxies?

I can only connect to HTTPS proxies using FF's proxy feature. When i put in a socks4/5 proxy in FF, it doesn't connect to the proxy. Can anybody confirm this behaviour ? My setup: proxychains v4.14 ...
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Latest TOR Browser Bundle update fails to open privacy/security settings tab, strange behavior

I've installed the latest TOR Browser Bundle 9.5.4 ESR for Debian Linux and it doesn't allow access to the privacy/security settings tab any more. If you open Menu > Preferences, the following tabs/...
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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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How to show the Tor Browser, again the menu items that are hidden compared to the esr version?

The Tor Browser is based on a Firefox-esr browser. Source: https://www.linux-magazin.de/news/kritische-luecken-in-firefox-esr-thunderbird-und-tor-browser/ With the Tor Browser, some menu items that ...
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What is the difference between the Tor browser initiated by Firefox v68.9.0esr and Brave Version 1.10.97 Chromium: 83.0?

I'm using Tor browser initiated through Firefox v68.9.0esr and Brave Version 1.10.97 Chromium: 83.0 interchangeably for quite some time now. While automating I'm able to able to start a Mozilla based ...
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Tor vs Brave - which is technically more effective to hinder user tracking - fingerprint generalization or randomization?

TOR's method to countering fingerprinting is to make as many users "appear the same" as possible, let us call this to "generalize". While Brave tries to randomize all fingerprints of each and every ...
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Android Firefox Nightly shows "HTTP CONNECT tunnel" after recent update

Firefox Nightly recently updated to the new UI they beta'd under the Firefox Preview moniker. The proxy settings I had in about:config got wiped out but reinstating the exact same settings is getting ...
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Does Firefox in VM have a common enough fingerprint so I don't need tor browser?

I want to know about what a web browser's fingerprint like in a VM, if VM runs a common OS and have default system settings. Can VM be configured to not have any of host machine's fingerprint? Here ...
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Page doesn't fill window in Tor Browser

When I resize the Tor Browser window the webpage doesn't fill the entire screen. I think that this is a problem with Firefox. How do I fix this?
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viewing files on local machine via tor browser

How does Tor browser handle opening, local files such as html pages & php stored on my own computer. would it a) just open it directly from my pc hard-drive. or b) re-route it via several other ...
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How to disable Windows Tor Browser 9.0 update check?

How to disable Windows Tor Browser 9.0 update check? I have traversed Stack Exchange and found no valid methods. Includes the following invalid articles: https://superuser.com/questions/1325421/...
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File Quarantined by Anti-Virus Software from the Latest Upgrade of Tor Browser

I upgraded to the lastest version of Tor browser 9.0, and my antivirus software 360 Safeguard reported the file nssdbm3.dll being infected by trojan win32/Trojan.7be Could anybody tell me if this is ...
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How to active enterprise policies in Tor Browser 9.0?

How do I create active enterprise policies for Tor Browser 9.0 on Windows? Please help, thank you!
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How come is Firefox over TOR capable of reaching TOR services?

So, I've recently, for the sake of experiment, done something that isn't recommended: I've configured Firefox to use the TOR Socks listener as a proxy. As I expected, the regular sites, such as Bing (...
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Building just Firefox for Tor Browser

I am actually working on modifying some parts of Tor Browser for my project and for that I will need to build Tor Browser's source code. I was following this website and after cloning tor-browser-...
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Noscript DISABLED on tor 8.0.8

Noscript is completely disabled/turned off in Tor 8.0.8 and there is no way to turn it back on. I have tried reinstalling. If I try to install any version of Noscript on the firefox addon store, Tor ...
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Internet works only with Tor Browser nothing else (Mozilla, other apps) using Windows

I installed Tor Browser a week ago. I use it first and when I can't go on specific websites, I use Firefox. I also have other apps and software using internet on my computer. Since 2 days, now, for no ...
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The proxy server is refusing connections on my windows P.C

My Computer is a PC, not a MAC. But I cannot connect to the Onion sites. Whenever I try, i get the following message: The proxy server is refusing connections Firefox is configured to use a proxy ...
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Firefox Sync Enabled

Is it possible to use Firefox Sync to sync bookmarks in Tor? I have set indentity.fxaccounts.enabled to true, but it still seems to not work. Is there any way to do this, or is it consideredf a ...
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Will Privacy Possum in Firefox equal the Tor Browser for anonymity?

Privacy Possum is a plugin for the Firefox Browser is it equal to the Tor Browser for anonymity?
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Set defaut download action grayed out

I am unable to check the box to use current action for all files of that type. It defaults to using a program and I want a download. I must choose it every time since the check box is grayed out.
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How to use multiple profiles with Tor?

Firefox allows for the ability to use multiple profiles by starting the browser from the command line as such: firefox --ProfileManager Or more directly: firefox --CreateProfile However, despite ...
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FireFox Tails Verification

Why FireFox not support Tails verification,anyone with answer?
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405 Method: connection_mark_unattached_ap_()

Nov 12 18:46:07 [removed] Tor[15935]: Saying "HTTP/1.0 405 Method Not Allowed\r\n\r\n" Nov 12 18:46:07 [removed] Tor[15935]: connection_mark_unattached_ap_(): Bug: stream (marked at ../src/or/...
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After latest update, Avast says tor's firefox.exe has IDP.Generic virus/trojan

After latest update, Avast says tor's firefox.exe has IDP.Generic virus/trojan. Does it? How can I be sure it doesn't?
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TorBrowser on macOS High Sierra playback issue

I'm experiencing video/audio playback issues on the actual version of TorBrowser installed on macOS High Sierra. I think it's about HLS.js library: https://video-dev.github.io/hls.js/demo/ It seems ...
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How can I save addon settings in Tor Browser?

I installed a Firefox addon to my Tor Browser and I need to adjust some settings in this addon for it to work properly. Yet, Tor Browser does not save my changes whenever I edit the settings through ...
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Trying to use orbot/orfox (TOR) on Android on this website thats says Firefox 38 not supported need FIREFOX 45 or newer

Can somebody please help me, cant find a way to update browser through orbot which is basically tor on android cellphone , i tried on different types of androids each of them says the same thing ... ...
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Tor doesn't allow hidden services

For testing reasons, I have to run tor without torbrowser bundle on windows. I do the following: 1) Open cmd prompt windows 2) chdir to the directory where tor.exe is 3) Execute cmd line: tor.exe ...
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Your connection is not secure should I add exception

For some time I have been using a site with no problems, as of yesterday I get this: Your connection is not secure The owner of website.net has configured their website improperly. To protect your ...
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Firefox sync & xmarks

I was wondering if I can sign onto Firefox sync and/or X marks for bookmark sync between FF and Tor? I have installed x marks on Tor but was wondering if it is right thing to do. So alternative would ...
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Trying to start Tor but Firefox starts instead

After clicking on "Start Tor browser" Firefox starts but not Tor. Problem started after update about 2 weeks ago. Using Windows 7. Tried reinstalling Tor but problem remains. There are no error ...
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Unexpected inability to run TOR-- said firefox crashed -- MAC OS 7.5.x

TOR ran for a week. Then crashed due to "Firefox crash"ing, which I do not have. Says it's avail for Mac 7.0 or higher, and yet, now I cannot download or run either TOR or firefox, only safari. ...
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TBB will not lauch, Firefox Failure

from the Application Log: Snip>>> Faulting application name: firefox.exe, version: 52.2.0.6242, time stamp: 0x00000000 Faulting module name: KERNELBASE.dll, version: 10.0.15063.296, time stamp: ...
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Connect from New Country without restarting TOR Browser

Is it possible to change the IP address without restarting the Tor Browser? So, each time we start the Tor Browser, it connects through a new node. Would it be possible to do the following? In a ...
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Tor fonts not displayed in Panopticlick

Panopticlick detects no fonts on my Tor browser. The standard should be Wingdings2 and Wingdings3. I have disabled incognito mode and added Self-destructing cookies, uBlock Origin and changed the ...
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