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How Do I Wipe Tails Free Space?

Can Tails get a virus? I was and still am using tails. After I visited a bitcoin site, I got a message that looked like it came from Tails saying you need to wipe your tails USB flash drive's free ...
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Tor will not load any pages at all [on hold]

I am pretty new to this so excuse how naive I am. I had tor downloaded a while ago, but deleted for reasons I don't remember. I recently downloaded it again. However, whenever I type in a url for any ...
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For the past 5 days when I click on “Test for Network Setttings” all I get is “Secure Connection Failed”. This is the first time this has happened.

Secure Connection Failed The connection to the server was reset while the page was loading. The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because the authenticity of the received data could not be ...
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How to Install Tor browser through command line

I'm newbie on Linux and I can't install Tor on Ubuntu (Kubuntu) the way you teach. Some applications give a step-by-step commands and it's only copy and past and includes all things to make updates ...
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I can't install Tor, asking for bridge?

Yesterday I may have accidentally deleted a file that Tor uses. I tried to use Tor today and I tried to update it. I am not able to install it at all now. Here is the message I get "No provided ...
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How do I watch, and listen to downloaded videos and music

I'm new to tails I have been playing around with it getting used to how it works. I ran into my first issue. I can't figure out how to view or play a downloaded video or Music. One video I downloaded ...
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Dirport / Orport stop being unreachable after some time

Just set up a Tor relay on Digital Ocean running Ubuntu 16.04 using tor-relay.co and everything is seemingly going well. However, every so often the relay will cease to work and I'll get the following ...
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Why is my relay's exit probability declining over time?

I've had my exit relay running for almost a year and it's pushed 50+ terabytes of data, but my exit probability is trending downward. What would cause this? 1 Year Trend 1 Month Trend
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Notice: Your relay has a very large number of connections to other relays

Setup my relay up about 8 hours ago, everything is going fine, no warnings. Then I get this notice. How can I investigate this to determine if the relay is configured and running properly? [notice] ...
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What's the problem here?

6/28/19, 21:53:13.840 [NOTICE] Bootstrapped 5%: Connecting to directory server 6/28/19, 21:53:13.844 [NOTICE] Bootstrapped 10%: Finishing handshake with directory server 6/28/19, 21:53:15.260 [NOTICE] ...
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Can't connect Tor Network, failed to establish network

I've just started using the latest Tor Browser, connecting through my university connection. When I try to connect, it failed to establish connection with the network after waiting for a long time. I ...
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How to solve “Failed to bind one of the listener ports”?

Can someone please help me with this, or give me a contact email who can? I accidentally did something with the proxy when Tor was open and now I can't reopen it to fix it. 3/21/19, 05:42:30.670 [...
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Refreshed Tor and lost log-in,home page and icons

Clicked on "refresh tor" and lost my homepage and log-in. still have utilities but browser is now Firefox. I clicked on Utilities, then Help (?), then troubleshooting information, On this page you ...
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How to use tor?

So I have tor or tor browser installed on my PC I have medium security setting on but what now am I safe to search?? I'm new to this whole thing and I've got it on mobile but I don't really know what ...
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Whonix Workshop Downloads and Pictures File

If you go on File Manager there are 3 options: Desktop, Downloads, and Pictures. I was wondering if you could either, move some of my files to one of those files or if there was a way to download ...
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When trying to open Tor, I'm getting this error message

I'm new to this, so sorry if this is a stupid question and/or an easy fix. I just can't seem to find any information that helps with this issue anywhere. Whenever I go to open Tor, I'm getting this ...
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Uploading a twitter header in Tor Browser

I'm trying to upload a twitter header using the Tor browser and I seem to go through the process okay but at the end I'm told I was successful but my header is blank. The steps I take are: 1) Go to ...
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I can't download TOR. When i try it says “This app cant run on your PC. To find a version with your pc, contact the software publisher”

I have a windows 10 Laptop. I tried to download TOR, and when I downloaded the first file, the one on their website, it had that message. I downloaded it successfully, but when i tried to open it, it ...
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After the latest update of Tor, I lost all bookmarks and it will no longer work

I am running an old laptop with Windows Vista and Tor worked fine up until the last update Jan. 25, 2018, I believe. After that the browser screen was different, all my saved bookmarks were gone, and ...
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Bitcoin wallet address on Dream Market

I cannot get my bitcoin wallet full on Dream Market because the Bitcoin address is only valid for 10 days but then they don't give you a new one or the tip to get a new BTC address.Can you help me ...
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AUDIO just went off

For some reason there's no audio coming out of tor browser. I tried youtube- no audio. I reset default settings - no audio. I reinstalled the browser still no audio. please help. I have tried all the ...
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how can I use TOR in China

I am going to study in China and I want to know if TOR browser works in China and how can I configure it. (use gmail and google services) Thank you!
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How to re-enable photo uploading for Twitter

When attempting to upload a profile photo to Twitter, I inadvertently selected an option from a notification from the Tor browser that stopped my ability to upload photos from my personal computer to ...
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New channel in TG

I'm not native speaker, so sorry for my english My story is long, but qustion is short, so i combine it: in my oppinion, anonymity is realy important now, but a lot of people ignore it, cause think, ...
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tor failed to establish a tor network connection after bridges connections

old version 6/13/19, 08:38:18.125 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network connections. Shutting down all existing connections. 6/13/19, 08:38:18.125 [NOTICE] ...
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Can't connect to Tor

I am having error while running tor on my kali linux Sep 23 14:39:22.267 [notice] Tor 0.3.0.10 (git-5da2fc629a0670b3) running on Linux with Libevent 2.1.8-stable, OpenSSL 1.1.0f and Zlib 1.2.8. ...
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Error Messages Problem

I keep getting these error messages. Generic Sock Error, Access Denied, and most recently, Access Denied-this website is using a security service to protect from online attacks whenever I try to ...
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I need an older version of Tor that will work with Win XP

I need an older version of TOR in order to make it work on my computer. I have had the same computer for 11 years. and it is still in great condition and is still fast. But, I tried installing from ...
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videos not playing at all or very slow with tor update

I still have windows 7 and cannot download linux as it is old and not enough gigs I was told. Videos were slow before but now they are even slower if they play at all. This started when tor went to ...
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How to log out from from THIS site?

I'm a green newbie here and I coudn't find the smooth way to log out. Closing the page(s) is the way I did it so far, but I woud prefer logging out in a less abrupt manner.
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Unable to pick a suitable Tor Browser version for OSX 10.5.8

Is there a version of Tor browser for OSX 10.5.8 PPC G5? The only thing available for my OS I see is for 10.6 and above. Thanks.
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Bookmark Removal

I am on Windows 10 with TBB version 8.0.8. I extracted the bundle to my desktop and used it form there for some time (Computer A). Of note, I created some bookmarks. I then moved the TBB folder to a ...
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Problem starting Tor Browser 6, using Windows 7, 64-bit

After I start up my computer, I make sure the internet is connected. Then I try to start torbrowser, last upgrade was to version 6.0.4. I have problems getting it to start now. I keep getting a pop ...
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Tor connection in guest OS is being blocked by unknown firewall At Host OS part 2

a few days ago i have posted this: I am having a problem setting up tor through virtual box and let me give you guys some details: I have installed tor bundle on win xp that is installed on virtual ...
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tor failed to establish a network connection

IDK whats the problem, it worked till now. Blockquote 7/10/2018 13:08:01 PM.600 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network connections. Shutting down all ...
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How to set an IP address from a specific state in the US?

Is it possible, and if so how, to set tor so that my entry and/or exit IP will be from a specific state in the US ? Idk like NY, FL, TX, CA... I already know how to choose a specific country, but i'd ...
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Can I switch Circuit between Specific ExitNodes?

I want to use Specific ExitNodes and Switch between them only. I have tried modify TORRC using Code ExitNodes 153.126.210.34, 88.33.1.152, 103.28.53.138 , 104.200.20.46 StrictNodes 1 But ...
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How do I use tor network to access my email account

Is there anyway to use tor network to securely access me email accounts like with onion? I use tor browser to access my email account and sent my self an email to another email service and it showed ...
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Tor Failed to connected tor network

here's my log i don't know why it wont work. i have even tried using a windows 7 virtual machine. sometimes after hours of trying to getting it to work it does and i don't know what is the issue. my ...
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videos playing slow and buffering

I have and old computer and recently went from windows xp to windows 7. Best I can do until I can afford a new computer. My problem is watching videos a 10 minute video may take 30 minutes to watch. I ...
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Using extratorrent.cc

I am having trouble loading all the content at extratorrent.cc. I get past the Captcha fine, then the page loads but with none of the torrent content. And searching for a torrent file doesn't work ...
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Tor Won't Launch

Every time since last night when I try to launch TOR I get "Tor exited during startup. This might be due to an error in your torrc file, a bug in Tor or another program on your system, or faulty ...
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Updated Tor Browser to the latest version and lost all scrapbooked records. Anyway to find the records?

I updated tor browser to the latest version that does not support ScrapBook X. It looks like I lost all my scrapbooked records. Is there any way to find the records? Thanks!
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Connecting to a tor server through clearnet

Can I setup a server on the tor network but connect to it via an application of mine via clearnet. Or is there some way to setup my application to connect to the tor network and then to my server ...
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Tails display errors and persistence errors!

First off, I am running Tails live off of a USB drive on a MacBook Retina. Everything boots up fine, but the display resolution is way to high for my screen and everything looks so small. When I try ...
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My Mouse and Keyboard Don't Work With Tails

Update: I Finally got Tails installed to my USB flash drive. When Tails loads to the welcome screen I can't do anything because, the Mouse and Keyboard don't work. How do I get them to work? Thank ...
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When downloading things from TOR, could I accidentally download other random files as well?

So my friend has TOR and he uses it to get some game stuff. But when we went through his files, pictures and videos, we found some files that he claims he never downloaded and they must have piggy ...
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can't open Tor - proxy was messed with

I accidentally messed with my proxy while Tor was open, and now it won't open so that I can fix it. I'm super frustrated and annoyed because I can't seem to find an answer. I have Mac OS and get this.....
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Tor failed to establish a Tor network connection. - Establishing an encrypted directory connection failed

For some reason I can't get to use Tor... First, I got an error that one error and, after trying something that I saw in another question (using bridges), I got another (?) I dont know if its the ...
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How do I do a search on the dark web? [duplicate]

I have found a few .onion address, but for some reason Tor will not load the .onion url's they always time out. or https everywhere will block them, saying they are not secure. Thank You