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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 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 ...
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Why not update Tor browser to the latest NSS?

Firefox ESR uses an older version of NSS than the standard Firefox. Consequences include TLS 1.2 disabled by default, user can enable it, but it is buggier than the lastest version and it does not ...
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How to make Tor use italian only proxy? [duplicate]

I need Tor to use proxy only from Italy,how can I do that?
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Tor upgrade says a copy of firefox is already running macbook NOT WINDOWS

After upgrading, and throwing away all old Tor or Firefox/Mozilla files I can possibly find (including using the terminal command to show hidden files) every time I attempt to run the Tor Browser ...
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Using TorButton add-on in Firefox (without Tor Browser Bundle)

For very specific reasons, I need to use the Tor in a regular Firefox browser. (I'm trying to use Selenium WebDriver and Tor together, but the Tor Browser doesn't allow the WebDriver add-on, so ...
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“HOWEVER, this browser is out of date”

I keep getting the browser is out of date message even tho I click on the onion, download the latest Tor Bundle & install it. Any suggestions? I'm asking because I sometimes have an issue with ...
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Install Iceweasel in Persistence (?)

I'm interested in keeping all of my add-ons I install on Iceweasel to stay there for the next time I boot up Tails OS. I've tried Firefox sync but all it does is upload and will not restore to the ...
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Is there any easy way to import bookmarks from firefox?

The import options had one choice, IE. I was using Firefox and would like to import those.
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Set TBB as the default browser in Windows XP?

I would like to set the Tor browser as my default browser but the setting in options/advanced is not working or will not hold. How do I fix this? I'm running Windows XP / Firefox 27.0.1
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Is it recommended to use additional addons to improve privacy?

Would security improve using Firefox extensions with the Tor Bundle (as Ghostery, HTTP Everywhere, Disconnect, DoNotTrackMe, Adblock Plus, Privdog... etc)?
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Tor hidden service isn't working [duplicate]

I can't use Tor. I'm using an ISP via WiFi in my local town and cannot access some of my favorite .onion addresses. My usual method is that I have profiles in Firefox which allow me to choose to use ...
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Why does Firefox show as my browser and not Tor?

Why does Firefox show as my browser when I access a site, such as AOL? I thought Tor was my browser. What does Firefox have to do with this site?
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How to pause Tor with new 3.5 firefox bundle (no Vidalia) [closed]

With Vidalia I would stop Tor, change my firewall profile, and then use regular Firefox. I could switch back over the same way, and my TorBrowser tabs were still opened. With this new setup, when I ...
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How can I check if a Firefox plugin is a deanonymization threat?

There are many useful Firefox plugins and extensions that are compatible with the Tor Browser Bundle - how do I know which ones are safe to install without compromising my Tor anonymization?
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How can I hide the “Updates Available” button on the Tor Browser Bundle?

I'm wondering if there's a way to modify the look of the Tor Browser Bundle. Specifically, if I want to hide the "Updates Available" button on the browser, does anyone know how I could go about doing ...
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Configuring Firefox to access Tor network and SSH tunnel server [closed]

I would like to access the Tor network (hidden services/.onion sites) and Http sites using Firefox. I currently route Firefox and a download manager to access Http sites through an SSH tunnel server. ...
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Updating Adobe Flash Player to Tor Browser

When I update Adobe Flash Player, it only updates the Firefox version and not the Tor Browser. How can I update Tor Browser & Adobe Flash Player?
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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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HTML5 Canvas Image Extraction

I accidentally allowed YouTube to access the data on a canvas. How do I disable a website from access a canvas?
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Download files without external application?

When using TBB, right-clicking on a link to download it (i.e., "Save Link As...") generally results in the following message: An external application is needed to handle: < URL of file to ...
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Keyboard is not responsive inside of Tor's firefox

When running Tor via the Tor Browser Bundle, Vidalia works fine, Tor runs and connected, Firefox runs and connects to https://check.torproject.org which tells me that I have Tor enabled with an IP ...
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Run Firefox In Tor Browser Bundle using Tor Relay Bundle

Thanks to my friends detail explanations, now I'm more interested to run a Tor client and Tor relay all the time using the Vidalia Relay Bundle just to help other people out there. But my problem is, ...
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Firefox Profile Missing Error

An error pops up saying my firefox profile is missing. I have made three diffrent ones so I can assure that it is there. I'm assuming it is because I am on a public pc?
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Is it possible to install the VLC plugin in the Tor browser?

I know that you're not "supposed" to use plugins in Tor - Flash and Java are two of the stupidest things you could use while trying not to be discovered. But let's say you'd like to view a video file ...
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Chromium browser bundle

What is the current state of porting the TBB from Firefox to Chromium? Several years back the Tor Project blog mentioned work by the Chromium developers to implement the needed APIs; since then, ...
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How can I switch from one Tor Browser Bundle version to another? [closed]

I'm trying to use the Tor Browser Bundle (TBB) for everyday surfing. For convenience reasons I use bookmarks and sometimes install some addons. When a new version of the TBB comes out, I lose all of ...
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Aside from disabling Javascript in Firefox, how can I make Tor Browser Bundle more secure?

In a recent Tor security advisory, Roger Dingledine writes: Consider disabling JavaScript (click the blue "S" beside the green onion, and select "Forbid Scripts Globally"). Disabling ...