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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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TOR will access most links, but some that aren't related to a certain topic [duplicate]

I can access most typical sites, such as GoGoDuck, checktorproject, and hiddenwiki, but I attempted(multiple times) to access the BB Compendium, Libera Tor, and other sites having to do with that sort ...
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Extension development: Can't access tab data

I've been trying to develop a Tor Browser extension for my own use, but can't seem to get it to access any tab content. Just as an example, I start with this code in my primary index.js file: var ...
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Internet only works with tor enabled

I installed tor, then wanted to configure my firefox browser to work with tor. I had to do this as to use python/firefox anonymously to scrape data. I was successfully able to use tor through ...
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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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Can I use other applications connected to the Internet while using Tor?

Let's suppose that I am using Tor and I open another page in Firefox at the same time. Will it compromise my anonymity?
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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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Are FF add-ons visible through Tor?

I ask because that would be a bad info leak and could be used to identify someone uniquely instead of just a Tor user in a sea of Tor users. On that note, can I spoof them or hide them if the answer ...
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Connect directly with Tor Browser (as in, bypass Tor)?

I recently decided to pay for CryptoStorm anonymous VPN as an extra layer to my privacy protection - so that all requests including UDP requests are automatically masked. As I understand it, all ...
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Can I install Firefox addons on Tor Browser?

I want to begin to use Tor Browser (on Windows) but before I need to know some issues. I have read Tor's six pillars and one of that is "Don't enable or install browser plugins". So my doubt is: does ...
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Using Tor browser and Chrome/Firefox simultaneously

So, let's say that I got interested in keeping myself anonymous a little to late. But I installed Tor and have some questions: If I use two web browsers - Tor Browser and Chrome/Firefox - can my ...
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Some sites won't open in Firefox Ubuntu

Some sites won't open in Firefox. I'm using Tor with Firefox which I tunnel through system network in Ubuntu. After trying to install XAMPP and WordPress locally, it is not working like it always was. ...
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Why is the NoScript in TBB different than Firefox?

I was excited that The Tor Browser Bundle was essentially Firefox and that it already cam with several useful extensions. I had put off using it because I didn't want to sacrifice things like ...
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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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Receiving data to both tor.exe and firefox.exe

My resource monitor in windows shows receiving data to both tor.exe and firefox.exe when using tor. Does this mean that the data the firefox.exe receives is unsecured. There are 3 network activity. ...
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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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Running Tor with Ruby Watir on Mac

I'm trying to use Ruby Watir to open Tor on Mac. This question Connect to Tor-Firefox via Ruby/Watir addresses this on Windows. Selenium::WebDriver::Firefox::Binary.path='{location of ...
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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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Is there a security risk posed by The Auto-update feature of Tor Browser?

I run Tor Browser 4.0.8 on Windows. I've noticed since the upgrade from Tor Browser 3.x.x that Tor Browser now has an Auto-update function very similar to Firefox (see pictures). Does using this ...
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Error message “The application was unable to start correctly (0xc0000022).” whenever I try to open Tor

I recently downloaded Tor 4.0 on Windows 7 (64 bit) but whenever I try to start Tor browser, I get the following error message: firefox.exe - Application Error The application was unable to ...
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Using Firefox without Tor [duplicate]

I use Tor Browser. At times I want to connect directly without Tor or any other proxy in Firefox. Can I turn off Tor and use Firefox only? (Tor button used to do something like this as far as I ...
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Tor Browser with Flash AND firewall software

Tor Browser developers have often stated that using Flash Player with Tor Browser isn't considered safe because Flash can connect to the Internet on its own bypassing the Tor Browser. My question is ...
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Sidebar for custom addon broken in TBB

I can't find any information on Tor Browser Bundle's handling of addons, so any help would be appreciated. I wrote a basic addon for Firefox -- it was one of my first, so obviously it's pretty simple ...
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Firefox sync seems not to work

I installed Tor on my Windows 7 PC in parrallel to Firefox. Both products can be run at the same time without any problem. My intention is to uninstall Firefox once I am Sure that Tor can be used ...
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Video DownloadHelper extension ignores “no history” settings

I'm posting this here because the support site for this extension won't work for me from within TorBrowser - and as a warning for anyone else who might be as stupid as me to try using extensions ...
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Browser configured but still unable to unblock websites

I have downloaded and installed Tor. Now, I wanted to use Tor to visit some of the blocked websites that our government had mistakenly blocked. So, I changed the proxy settings in my Firefox to point ...
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Tor can't connect to localhost hidden service

So I just downloaded Tor and I'm trying to set up a hidden service. Not going so well. I'm using Savant web server, and can open up 'localhost' on Chrome, but I put: HiddenServiceDir C:\Users\Sellar\...
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How do I run multiple proxies on Tor for windows? [closed]

Also, will I have to disable firewall? I am fairly new to Tor, so dumb it down as best as you can. Thanks.
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Tor with the newer Firefox “33.0.2”

Plus using TBB I managed to use Tor through newer versions for Firefox but the last update 33.0.2 doesn't seem to work. I edited network configuration to be manual proxy pointing socks proxy to 127.0....
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“Video or MIME format not supported” problem

In Firefox, a video file on a website that I want to watch opens up ... I can see about 2 seconds of the video and then I get the message "this is not available in your location" In Tor, I get the "...
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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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How to import Tor Browser profile

To make a Tor Browser from Firefox ESR there are many settings should be changed for the about:config, so can I have a way to change these values in a shorter time or can I directly use Tor Browser in ...
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NoScript has autoupdate on in TBB 3.6.6 [closed]

NoScript has autoupdate on in TBB 3.6.6. So my NoScript has updated at least two times. Is the autoupdate on a bug? If yes, what should I do? Reinstall TBB 3.6.6 and switch off the autoupdate? ...
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Tor Browser for Windows Says that Firefox is Already Running

The question Tor Browser Says Firefox is Already Running is very related to this issue but I couldn't add a comment as I am new to this site. I have noticed ever since 3.6.4 that although the Tor ...
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External IP Address Changed - Tor has determined your relay's public IP address is

When I restart my PC I get this........ "[Wed 10. Sep 16:04:15 2014] External IP Address Changed - Tor has determined your relay's public IP address is currently 90.244.. If that is not correct, ...
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Tor bundle doesn't open on Mac - help please! [duplicate]

I've downloaded the browser bundle, created a new folder in applications and moved it across from downloads to there. I've even moved it to the desktop and tried opening it. I've rebooted my Mac 3 ...
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Where is my old Browser stuff?

I was using Firefox and had loads of bookmarks set up. I install Tor expecting it to be an alternative browser but it has taken over all my browsing. Can I get my old browser 'as-was' back? Thank you ...
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HTML 5 canvas Imagedata Extraction, what does it actually mean?

I got the following when reaching github.com This website (github.com) attempted to extract HTML5 canvas image data, which may be used to uniquely identify your computer. Should Tor browser allow ...
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Are there any 'safe' addons to manage browser functionallity?

I'm new to Tor, and would like to ask if three 'cosmetic' Firefox addons - Tab Mix Plus, All-in-one Sidebar, and Scrapbook - pose an anonymity threat?
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Noscript and latest TBB (v3.6.4) — recommended modifications to default settings?

I recall that previous versions of TBB came with Noscript, but with javascript enabled by default. Since then, it would appear that the settings for Noscript (TBB v3.6.4) have been modified and ...
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How can I install Unity Player for Tor Browser 3.6.3?

I have Tor Browser 3.6.3 (secure browser based on Firefox 24.7.0). I want to run Unity3d game like : https://apps.facebook.com/dragons_world/ I've installed Unity Player promted, but it doesn`t ...
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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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Tor browser vs Firefox browser?

The current Tor browser bundle (3.6.3) appears to be based on Firefox at version 24.7.0. Is this an independant Tor browser version, unrelated to the latest Firefox version (31.0), or the version of ...
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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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Firefox doesn't resolve onion addresses

I'm looking for this option in about:config for firefox, to access to onion domains. I've configured anonymous user on my Ubuntu: iptables -t nat -A OUTPUT ! -o lo -p tcp -m owner --uid-owner ...
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Connect to Tor-Firefox via Ruby/Watir

I am having issues connecting to Tor via Ruby - Watir webdriver. I use the Tor Browser Bundle. The problem is that when I try to connect via Watir (Selenium) I cannot seem to open Tor instead of ...
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Tor Browser Bundle Showing Error “Firefox is Already Running” on Mac

I've installed the Tor Browser Bundle on my Mac, by downloading the package file and extracting it on my desktop. But when I try to run TBB, I get the error "Firefox is already running". I have ...
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How to measure Page Load Time?

is there any way to measure the page load time when we are using the Tor network? For example, the time between when we put the Yahoo.com into the address bar and press the enter and the time we ...
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TBB + FoxyProxy = Safe?

Can I safely use FoxyProxy together with the Tor Browser Bundle? I like to have an additional hop after the Tor exit node. Therefore I am considering the use of the FoxyProxy plugin to the Tor ...
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Tor won't open on mac, saying Firefox is running - but it isn't

When I try to open the Tor bundle on a Mac, a box pops up and says "A copy of Firefox is already open. Only one copy of Firefox can be open at a time." But I don't have Firefox open.
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Opening Tor on my Mac OX says Firefox is already running

Just downloaded the new Tor browser bundle on my MACBOOK Pro and I get a message that reads "a copy of firefox is already running. Only one copy allowed at a time." Any suggestions for newbie, like ...