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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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Firefox is configured to use a proxy server that is refusing connections

I am new to the TOR browser, I have downloaded and installed it on my mac. When I open it up and go to search something, it comes up with "Firefox is configured to use a proxy server that is refusing ...
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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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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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Is anyone maintaining a list of "Tor-vetted" browser add-ons?

I want to use my Tor Browser with some of my addons (e.g. avoiding Ads). I just read How can I check if a Firefox plugin is a deanonymization threat? and understood it is difficult for me as a user ...
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TOR/Firefox freeze on fresh Windows 8.1 install

(yeah - I know - 8.1 sucks but I need this install for a work gig) Just wiped a system, reinstalled w/ W8.1 (x64), 8 gigs of RAM, i5, SSD - runs like a champ. Downloaded TOR, saved it to my Downloads ...
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Gmail and Gtalk over Tor suggestions

How should one best access Google communications and social services, like Gmail, Talk/Hangouts, and maybe G+ over Tor? I'll propose the default threat model for interacting with Google as : We've ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Cannot open tor because of proxy server

I am new to Tor and a basic user and when I try to open Tor i get this message: The proxy server is refusing connections Firefox is configured to use a proxy server that is refusing connections. ...
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Configure firefox to not send hidden authentication data to third party sites?(Just Like tor browser does)

I am configuring Firefox(for android) to reduce browser fingerprinting and to make it more anonymous like the tor browser. I use Orbot for connecting to Tor. I tried to use the ublock addon to block ...
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why can't I install Tor browser?

I can download the browser, but nothing happens when I click on it. Well, actually I see the Aero graphic (little blue circle) for a brief instant, then nothing. I can't get anything out of the ...
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DuckDuckGo search via the searchbar gets me the HTML version

If I do a search at the top right of the Tor Browser Bundle in the search bar with DuckDuckGo selected as the search provider, I am taken to the DuckDuckGo HTML page. I don't want the HTML page, I ...
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Using Tor, why am I getting an error message that says, "Firefox cannot find the server for..."?

Haven't used Tor in awhile. While searching first topically, I was timing out; then I got an error saying that Firefox was unable to find the (or connect to) the server for ... I finally tried Amazon, ...
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How can I find Torbutton Standalone?

I can't find just the Torbutton browser plugin for Firefox. I would like to find and install it so I can tor-ify Firefox so that I can easily toggle Tor if I need to quickly check Facebook at school (...
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Ubuntuforums logs me out, can't post replies

I'm using Tor browser bundle (for arch linux, based on firefox esr 24.6.0) off and on. recently I tried posting on ubuntu forums - I have a valid account, and I can log in and browse, but every time ...
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How to modify the Tor Browser window for Tor Browser Bundle v.3.6.2

With reference to this question: What happened to torrc in Tor Browser Bundle? , I wish to add a button/an option to the Tor Firefox Browser Window where users can automatically input which country ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Firefox can't establish a connection to 'x' server.(I've already allowed Tor through my Firewall

I've been getting this error on way too many sites, and other than allowing Tor through Windows Firewall, I do not have the expertise to fix this issue, so I turn to you guys. Help, please?
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