Questions tagged [firefox]

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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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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tor browser for android containing trackers

the aurora store shows firefox telemetry tracker in the tor browser app. fdroid says they remove all such trackers and build from source but it takes ages to update which is big issue. i dont mind ...
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How to configure Tor for accepting cookies, 3rd party cookies and so on like normal FF

Tor is iteresting for me for getting different IP. How to get menues in Tor browser like on normal FF Browser? Thats because I like to configure surfing without private mode and accepting cookies, ...
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Is HTTP referers contain real risks?

I read that network.http.sendRefererHeader should be switched from default 2 to zero because like authors pointed out it sends real IPs in this reffers.Does it true, have sense or contain real risks ...
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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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Cannot edit/remove bookmarks in Android Tor Browser

I've installed the Tor Browser for Android and found that it's impossible to edit/manage bookmarks. One can add bookmarks, but there is absolutely no way to display them and in order to delete them, ...
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Page loading stops and cannot be resumed when changing tabs in Android Tor Browser

I'm trying out the Tor browser on Android 9.0 (device is not rooted). When I open a page and change tabs before the new page is fully loaded, the loading process is interrupted and cannot be resumed. ...
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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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Firefox prevents me from opening Tor [duplicate]

A few days ago I suddenly lost the use of Firefox and Tor. The computer store I went to eventually got Firefox back and deleted Tor. I've reinstalled Tor, but when I try to open Tor I get a message: ...
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Why orbot isn't updated as with the Tor for windows and why Orfox isn't updated with the latest bundle of Firefox as of the same version in windows?

I want to know why android version isn't updated with the same version which is available for the windows? Android version is always lower than the tor bundle for windows. Not only that, even Orfox ...
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Technical differences between Tor webbrowser and Firefox

I've started to use Tor as my main browser recently. I've noticed things enabled by default like NoScript. However, one thing that strikes me is the memory comsumption, which is close to null. By ...
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TOR Browser locked in Firefox, keep getting proxy server rufusing connection [closed]

Please advise on how I can get rid of running TOR on Firefox. Whenever I type in a URL I get "Proxy Server Refusing Connection"
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lost ability to connect to tor network

I've been using tor and Firefox 40.0.2 for years. I recently updated to Firefox 43.0b9, then to the latest, then back to 43.0b9 and ultimately downgraded again to 40.0.2. Somewhere along the way tor ...
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Unable to enter chat room

When I try to enter a chat room on Tor that I easily enter using any other regular browser I get the notification: Firefox can't establish a connection to the server at... is there a simple way I can ...
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After Combining Tor to Firefox

After combining Tor to Firefox (as is an option, when you already have Tor downloaded) 'Tor' is no longer visible within "programs". That being said, how does one 'remove' Tor from being a part of ...
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Tor browser conflicts with Malwarebytes antimalware

Malwarebytes antimalware has detected the file ...\Tor Browser\browser\firefox.exe with virus spyware.lokibot. I even made a new installation of Tor Browser from its official site, but upon finishing ...
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Twitter “Like” and “Retweet” buttons don't work on Tor Browser anymore

This is probably a simple issue but I cannot seem to figure it out. I can no longer like or retweet tweets using the Tor Browser. This started several days ago. The Android app works fine. Any ideas?
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I can't make firefox work with TOR [duplicate]

I want to use Firefox (50.1.0) with TOR on Windows 10, so installed TOR, but then realised Firefox was not using it. Then I ran Blackbelt to configure Firefox for me, but the icon that put on my ...