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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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Failed to connect to Tor network?

I tried connecting to the Tor network. Each time it stops at Loading Network Status . This is the log file: 27-05-2015 10:54:40.877 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-...
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Why can't I open most of the onion sites?

I am rather new to Tor and not sure if it is something I missed, or that I have done wrong. Almost every single onion site (90% of them) I try to access shows the error message "Unable to connect". I ...
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The application was unable to start correctly (0xc0000022)

I've just downloaded Tor browser package for Windows XP 64bit but when I try to make it work it gives me the above message. Can anyone tell me why it is doing this and what I can do to make it work?
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Can't access Craigslist even using the recommended bridges when I set up Tor on my pc

Can't access Craigslist even using the recommended bridges when I set up Tor on my pc. Can anyone offer a solution? Thank you.
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Is the latest Tor-0.2.5.10 Expert Bundle broken?

I downloaded the latest Tor Expert Bundle here for Windows 7 and extracted the files and directory structure of the .zip to G:\tor-0.2.5.10. In case it matters, my extracted Tor directory structure is ...
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Tor 7.0.1 App Crashes when I try to open it

I have Windows 7 Service pack 1 and my browser is opera. I downloaded Tor but on trying to connect I got the following: Problem signature: Problem Event Name: APPCRASH Application Name: ...
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Tor.real and problems restarting Tor

I was surfing and the Tor Browser suddenly closed. Now when I restart it (latest version 5.0.4 Mac) it gives me a screen to Restart Tor and at bottom of page are Quit, Copy Tor Log to Clipboard, and ...
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Obfsproxy problem in ubuntu

I have problem with Tor and obfsproxy for using bridges on ubuntu 14.04. Tor could not start obfsproxy and always return permission denied. tail -f /var/log/tor/log Aug 01 13:06:30.000 [notice] Tor ...
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Can't connect to the Tor Network [duplicate]

So I've installed Tor onto my PC for the third time (Uninstalled previously because I didn't use it as much). The first two times it worked perfectly. I could connect, start up, etc but now it isn't ...
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Can't open Tor Browser in Mac OSX Yosemite 10.10.4

I have downloaded Tor three times and I keep getting the message: Tor Browser Profile Problem You cannot run Tor Browser from a read-only file system. Please copy Tor Browser to your Desktop ...
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Running multiple hidden services in nginx

I would like to setup 3 hidden services on the same computer with nginx. My torrc looks like this: DataDirectory /var/lib/tor HiddenServiceDir /var/lib/tor/hidden_service/ HiddenServicePort 80 ...
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How do I uninstall Tor browser from Windows 7?

I need to get detailed instructions how to completely remove Tor browser from Windows 7.
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What am I doing wrong? Attempting to host multiple Tor hidden services on one server

I am using centos 7 and apache with the latest version of Tor. When I add a second HiddenServiceDir line to the torrc file, not only does the second (or third or fourth) service not work, it also ...
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What is the difference between Tor, Tor Browser and torbrowser-launcher?

I often see those three different kind of software and want to know how/if they differ. Can someone explain?
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is it possible to have a hidden git service?

Just like we have websites ending in .onion , can we have a git server running on Tor ? Theoretically it should be possible as git could be thought of as an FTP server. Has somebody done it and shared ...
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Tor Browser doesn't work due to no access to control port [closed]

I try to connect on Tor, but I always got the same message "Something Went Wrong!" It appears after deleting the previous version (3.x) to the new one (4.x) When I try to change my identity it's ...
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Tails Tor not starting

New user to Tails but when it starts up it says it cannot sync network time, so Tor doesn't start. How do I manually get it sorted via terminal or am I doing something wrong? Have tried MAC spoofing ...
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How to search internet

I've just downloaded Tor and can't find a search bar for browsing the internet. Keep looking and can't understand what I'm doing wrong here. Can anyone help me please?
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Can't connect to onion sites "hidden service is unavailable" [duplicate]

Everything is fine and Tor check displays "Congratulations. This browser is configured to use Tor." but I can't access any onion sites. please help! 15/11/2014 15:23:01 p.m..970 [NOTICE] Bootstrapped ...
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Protecting Hidden services .onion private key from your host

Suppose If I am going to use the offshore server for hosting my hidden service .onion domain, then my private keys will be on the remote server. Well, that means the host can impersonate my site or ...
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System tor does nothing after a system wide upgrade

I'm not talking about the Tor Browser, which still works. I'm talking about the tor package which no longer works as intended after the upgrade. When I say it does nothing, I mean it literally doesn'...
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Secure Connection Failed for every web page?

Kinda new to this. Don't expect too much technical knowledge. Used TOR on home PC for a while, installed it on laptop yesterday and it was working fine. Today I launch it and nothing. Secure ...
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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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How to connect to onion service via PuTTY

I have set up an onion service on a machine (running Ubuntu Server 22.04) that provides both web and SSH access, such that this is the torrc: HiddenServiceDir /var/lib/tor/myservice/ HiddenServicePort ...
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