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I can't use the Tor search, or go to darknet

When I run DISCONNECT.ME to search, it's redirected to DuckDuckGo, and if I enter an onion address, I receive a 404 error. I am new with this browser and I think that the configuration is not right. ...
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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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How exactly does Tor prevent ISPs from viewing internet activity?

From what I understand, I am connected to the internet via my ISP. Therefore, all my internet requests are going from my computer through my ISP to wherever. So, my question is, how does Tor prevent ...
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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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cant establish a encrypted directory connection [duplicate]

just downloaded tor on windows 10 very new to it and wont connect at all. used bridges and also used the connections like meek and others and nothing works please help. There has never been a ...
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Can't Open Tor (Ubuntu/Linux) - says its already running

I'm having difficulty running Tor on Ubuntu (linux). This is a new problem, as I had been using it with no problems over the past year. Today, it will no longer start up when I click the icon. The ...
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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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Tor is running but service not listening [duplicate]

I installed tor on a linux mint fresh install (18 - Sarah Cinnamon - to use with proxychains, with default settings too), with default settings. Tor service is started, but it does not appear ...
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windows program “webroot” blocks access to tor download

just sent a friend to https://www.torproject.org/projects/torbrowser.html.en she has something called webroot installed, and this is the error message; Suspicious attack ahead Webroot has blocked ...
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Tor Browser crashes when I use facebook

I hope someone can help me. I have used Tor only for Facebook since 1/1/15 when terms and conditions allowed them to spy into devices used to log into Facebook. At some stage Facebook kept blocking me ...
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how to get Tor browser working again with the new 6.5 A1-Hardened update? Please help [closed]

On 6/7/16 Tor upgrade to 6.5 A1-hardened and I can't figure how to get the Tor browser working again? If anyone can help me out with this it would help me and a lot of other people out. Thank you, and ...
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Tor portable not running

I have tor browser bundle portable on a usb stick. When I plug it in, and run tor, it works fine. However, I copied the files to a folder on the computer itself. When I run tor from there, it does not ...
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Where can be problem? Tor failed to establish a Tor network connection [duplicate]

I have problem with Tor Browser. 3 Days before everything was ok - with meek-google. Yesterday and today nothing... " Tor failed to establish a Tor network connection....Establishing an encrypted ...
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Can't run tor. Please help! [duplicate]

14.05.2016 14:00:28.600 [NOTICE] Opening Socks listener on 127.0.0.1:9150 14.05.2016 14:00:28.600 [NOTICE] Renaming old configuration file to "C:\Users\Îëüãà\Downloads\TorBrowserPortable\App\...
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What do I do when install doesn't seem to complete?

Cannot get Tor to start\open after install. I have both d\l's available to use for my install; neither apparently works, or I am missing something. If I use the 'wizard' installer, it gives me 4-5 '...
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Install bundle 'missing' files to open program [closed]

I downloaded both the browser installer, and the 'expert' packages. After getting error with the 'wizard', I tried the other; neither works. I see the Tor Browser (wizard) has a note it is an ...
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I'm not getting guard flag. Whats the requirements for that?

Also, im not getting the stable flag. I'v been online for about a month. 20.april I switched from win to linux. I've had some restarts of the relay, but not long downtimes. my fingerprint: ...
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Trouble with ToR proxy

My college blocks basic websites such as Facebook and Skype. While I can manage Facebook with my mobile data, in order to talk to my family, Skype is too expensive on data. The college WiFi uses a ...
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Failed connection to the Tor 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. ...
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Tor failed to establish a Tor network connection [duplicate]

Please help me! Tor gets as far as establishing a circuit, then fails. It says: Tor failed to establish a Tor network connection. Establishing a Tor circuit failed (connection timeout - 161.53.160....
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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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Tor permission error

I am trying to run hidden services with tor. But when I start it just using tor I get this error: ... is not owned by this user (user, 1000) but by debian-tor (118). Perhaps you are running Tor as ...
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Stuck at “Establishing an encrypted directory connection”

it seems that there are some problems when i try to configure the Tor connectionS: the Bridges used in configuration are totally from "://bridges.torproject.org/bridges?transport=obfs4"; And before ...
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how to configure Tor browser to be with only one IP? [duplicate]

I get set up for just one country, but now need to configure Tor browser to only a fixed ip, if anyone knows, please let me know
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How can I download a file (fileme.us) in tor browser?

How can I download a file (fileme.us) in tor browser? Whenever I click "download" does not enter the offerings so that I can complete to perform the download. It is very important if anyone knows, ...
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Tor connecting to http

I need Tor to connect to my adult website "test11.easyxtubes.com". For some reason it will not connect as it is http. It seems all tor traffic https. My question is how can I force tor to connect to ...
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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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Forcing all PC internet traffic to pass through Tor on kali-Linux [duplicate]

It is known that VPN connection forces all internet traffic to pass through it, but in case of Tor, user must configure internet apps to pass through the proxy built by Tor. Some internet apps can not ...
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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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Tails Graphics/driver help

New to Tails and would appreciate some assistance. I currently have a Geforce GTX 970 with a 1920 X 1080 monitor (primary) connected via DVI-D and a old 1024 X 768 VGA connected using a DVI-I adapter....
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problems connecting [duplicate]

Whenever I try to open it or configure, I get this: 11/6/2015 7:05:39 AM.800 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network connections. Shutting down all existing ...
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Having trouble importing tails signing key. Cannot find Import Key (Default)

Earlier today I had attempted to download tails but the signing key seems to not register an import key or PGP Keys. I am running windows 10 and have downloaded the tails iso. The problem is when ...
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Can't open any pages in Tor [closed]

When I try to open any kind of page in the Tor Browser, the page will load forever and be white all the time. This started to happen out of nowhere some day. I have already reinstalled Tor. Has this ...
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Tor won't connect [duplicate]

When I hit connect it gives me this: 10/29/2015 1:56:06 AM.800 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network connections. Shutting down all existing connections. 10/...
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What am I doing wrong, or is it my device?

Use a Motorola Moto-E for my device. Successfully downloaded Tor, Orweb, and Duck Duck Goose browser, however, even though Tor says it's active, when I check any browser (DDG, Chrome, Google) the ...
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Connection to Amazon on shutting browser

Recently I have noticed both of my web browsers making connections to Google and Amazon after I shut them and clear cache and cookies. So I just tried this with Tor and found a connection to: 54.208....
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Tor doesn't connect to censored ISP - Stuck on Establishing an encrypted directory connection [duplicate]

I am on a connection where I have to sign in, when a browser starts. Here is the log, how should I make it work?: 06/10/2015 15:36:32.500 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept ...
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tor keep give me restart

im having problem with tor browser after it make the connection and it open the browser after 10 to 15 sec it display a massage to me say: Tor unexpectedly exited. This might be due to a bug in ...
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How do I use Kindle Fire Tor App?

I have downloaded and opened Tor, and it goes into the app but it says I am not using Tor and won't let me access Tor, so how do I fix this so I can use it?
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Running multiple TOR instances in TOR browser versions 5+

I have checked around but haven't found an answer to running multiple instances for V5+ Closest was for v4.5 Multiple instances of Tor w/ Tor Browser since v4.5 Anyone have any updates for this ...
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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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Suddenly my Tor hidden service isn't available

I created a Tor hidden service (a server binded to localhost port and torrc config'd to use the 127.0.0.1 xxxx) for clients to connect to. It was working great for a month or so, and now no one can ...
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Why do people need to be SO anonymous online… for LEGAL reasons? [closed]

I don't quite understand this. If you didn't want to have the NSA or whatever spying on you why not just use a VPN? I use PIA and get a 2mbps speed. Why don't people use something like that instead? ...
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I cant seem to find a link directory [closed]

I am brand new and I cant find a directory to any websites except http://f6xtnh7l6ddsfzgy.onion/ ...helppp! I cant seem to find any url because i simply dont know what to do or where to look or ...
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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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java.lang.Exception: Torrc config did not verify

Orbot is starting… Orbot is starting… I've installed Tor in my Asus but i cant used because it appears this message: updating settings in Tor service updating torrc custom configuration... success. ...
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Installed new Tor and now search engine is DISCONNECT search instead of Startpage

I just reinstalled Tor and the default search engine is not Startpage, it is DISCONNECT Search. Did I install a bogus Tor browser? And if not, why the change from Startpage?
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I can't get Tor to work with Vista

I downloaded Tor for Vista but when I click it the hourglass comes up for a moment and then goes away without opening the program. Any ideas on how to open it?
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torbrowser-install-4.5.1 installation problem on Windows XP

I have downloaded torbrowser-install-4.5.1_en-US.exe on my Windows XP based computer and when I double-click on it nothing happens. No error messages, no window, nothing... I have already installed ...
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I download the english tor for 32bit windows. I install tor. I cannot use tor as it has no language, just llllllllll lll llllll lll. huh?

I can not change the language as I have no way of reading anything. the setup looks like my old firefox setup, but icons do not match up so I can't guess which icon matches to language!! the language ...