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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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How to open a .onion site?

I heard of the Tor browser from friend and downloaded it. I'm curious to see what exists on the .onion sites but all the ones I tried shows me an error message telling me that there is a connection ...
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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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facebookcorewwwi problems on Tor

I am trying to access https://facebookcorewwwi.onion/ but it fails after login on https://facebookcorewwwi.onion/checkpoint/?next with the error message Sorry, something went wrong Please try ...
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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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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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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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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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Pornhub showing 12 video thumbnails+user icons and blank afterwords

The only reason I downloaded TOR was to watch porn to be honest, but this is really ruining my experience. Can someone please help me? I really feel frustrated.
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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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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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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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Nothing shows up

I am trying to use Tor Browser. I've tried to get to one or two sites. When I use the browser, it loads, then it acts like it is done. However, I am just getting empty white displays -- the websites ...
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my tor connection timed out?

when I tried to close it I couldn't it looks like it froze or something, do I have to update my mac?? its not opening, I fixed my timezone (I use a mac OS X version 10.9) here's the log: 8/13/17, 2:...
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Orfox wont load?

My orfox browser won't load. I start orbot, and it loads successfully. But when I try to open orfox, the window just closes. I've uninstalled and reinstalled,as well as restarting my tablet, but ...
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Tor unexpectedly exited macOS

I have MacBook Pro mid 2014 with macOS Sierra v.10.12.4 (16E195). After launching tor (v.7.0.2) produces a message: After restarting nothing happens. Continue button does nothing. Copy Tor Log To ...
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Tor browser and amazon.com

Using the Tor browser on amazon.com, everything appears normal, however, when you purchase something and hit "place order" you immediately get the confirmation email but amazon.com immediately cancels ...
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Can't get Tor browser wizard to work

I have installed Tor but every time I try and open the browser nothing happens, just a blue circle for a couple of seconds. I am sure I should get a Tor browser wizard. Have tried opening as ...
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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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How to limit the memory used by my TOR navigator?

my tor navigator is using something like 260mo of memory. Is it possible to low this by a factor 5 ? What risks do I have ? What if Tor encounters a out of memory ? Thanks for helping !!
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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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browser configuration

Recieved this notice when trying to browse for the first time time. "Your IP address appears to be: 109.163.234.8 However, it does not appear to be Tor Browser. Click here to go to the download ...
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Installed Tor, tried to run got message “could not connect to Tor control port”

New to Tor. I've had it before on an old laptop with no issues but I recently installed it on my desktop and haven't been able to run it. I've tried reinstalling and disabling all firewalls and ...
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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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Can't Connect to Tor Network, failed to Establish Network

I'm trying to browse tor on my university wifi, but whenever I try to connect, it doesn't connect after a long time. I've used some bridges and it still can't connect. Log: 1/31/2017 10:31:11 AM.200 [...
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Text To Speech after El Capitan Upgrade

I'm dyslexic and I frequently use TTS for reading long emails or pages with long threads/posts (Like this one). Last night I finally upgraded to El Capitan (10.11.6). Ever since then, when I use Tor, ...
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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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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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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/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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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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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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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 ...
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Google Play Store detects wrong IP address when using Tor

I use Tor when accessing the Play Store. I have Tor to use US exit nodes only and I've confirmed by looking up my IP while using Tor that I indeed have US IPs. However, when accessing Play Store, Play ...
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Orbot installation error. Unknown error code in installation: “-24”

Had Orbot working fine for a long time, then made an error in deinstalling it. Wanted to reinstall, no way. Installation starts, and stops/finishes with "unknown error code:-24" in Google Play. ...
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Connection Problems

I am having problems connecting to sites with Tor. I made sure that all my firewall settings were properly allowing Tor and sure that my system clock was set to the proper time. It was set to the ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...