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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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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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Can I help Tor if I just have webspace?

I'm thinking about how I can help Tor and its users. However I don't own big servers and also don't want to run a relay from my home. The only thing I have up to now is some private website. Is there ...
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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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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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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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I want USA only ip addresses, how do i set that up? [duplicate]

Would like a step by step explanation on how i can set my Tor to only use USA ip/exit nodes, thank you....
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CloudFare without Captcha

I am trying to go to a website, namely, fiverr.com However, Cloudfare blocks me and doesn't give me any chance to go past through the page. There is NO CAPTCHA for me to see and type. Any issues? ...
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Windows Installation Location

The installation instructions don't cover this. I'm trying to install Tor Bundle for the first time and the setup prompts me for an installation location, defaulted to a folder on my desktop. This ...
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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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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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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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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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Unable to start Tor browser using an account other than the one it was installed with (Windows 7)

I have just installed Tor Browser package (Windows), using my admin account (installation failed with a normal account due to insufficient privileges. I am able to start the Tor browser ok with the ...
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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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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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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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How to configure apache for Tor hidden service

Which configuration file do I change in Apache to run it through Tor? I know you use: Listen 127.0.0.1:8080; Server_name 127.0.0.1:8080; I think, but I don't have much experience with web hosting, ...
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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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Show sites in a different language (German in my case) / Seiten auf Deutsch anzeigen

(rough English translation below) Team, leider kann ich nicht so perfekt die englische Sprache. Um nun perfekt mit dem Tor-System arbeiten zu können wollte ich fragen , wie ich alle Seiten auf ...
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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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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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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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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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Is Tor a P2P network?

I have a question regarding Tor that has got me a bit confused lately. Could someone please tell me is Tor a P2P network? Thank you.
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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 never lose connectivity to Tor after hibernating the computer?

I am in an university that allows students to access internet only during 5pm to 2am. But the great thing is that if you use Tor and do not disconnect, you will still have internet connectivity after ...
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Error creating network socket: No buffer space available

The logfile of my Tor relay is filled with thousands of lines saying: [warn] Error creating network socket: No buffer space available By googling I found out, that this might have to do with the ...
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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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Two Internet connections - how bind/lock Tor to use only one of them?

As the title says - I have two network interfaces on my computer and I want to bind/lock Tor to strictly use only one of them. How do I achieve that? I tried doing it with the application "...
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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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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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Tor can't be installed on Whonix GPG download signature could not be verified

I have virtualbox installed on w7 and there installed the gateway and the workstation. Now if I want to use the Tor browser it says it's not installed and if I want to install it. Then I get this ...
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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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Unable to run TorBrowserBundle [closed]

i haven't got a firefox installed in my TOSHIBA C660-20J. Yet, this is the error i get when i try to run the 'open tor browser' shortcut in the folder. Now, i have tried going deep to the files and ...
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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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Is TOR Compromised on my computer?

Tor browser is acting funny. First, when I toggle tor browser on my lexar jump drive it goes to a shortcut stating "Start TOR browser". then when I ask for a new identity TOR crashes or gives me the ...
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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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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 Tor run on messaging applications on my phone, and how?

I would like to know if Tor can cooperate with other applications, if the information leaks can be stopped and I can be anonymous. For instance on a messaging application, if someone were to try to ...
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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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Tor Browser Bundle - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS - How To Launch [start-tor-browser]

I am running the Ubuntu version 14.04 LTS, 64-bit (Desktop) and now the (Tor Browser Bundle) Ver.3.6.2 refuses to run the shell-script or launch the start-tor-browser?
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Complete Network Noob: please help me set-up Tor

Hi all I'm trying to set up Tor on my school laptop to get around the schools censorship but I'm a wee bit stuck. I've put in the proxy that's required for access to the schools network, checked for ...
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Can I sign into Facebook

I am new here. My question pertains to signing into Facebook off of Tor. If I use the Tor Browser to sign into Facebook and I have a stalker of some sort monitoring my phone not the actual facebook ...
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Why my Tor relay server only use 10-15% of my bandwidth?

my relay (https://metrics.torproject.org/rs.html#details/FA371BD2B25519D65B956BB732938E28BB4FE809) has a traffic rate of 500kbits and some very short peaks to 3mb. But why only 500kbits? I have enough ...
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Loading tor browser gets stuck at establishing encrypted directory connection [duplicate]

19-Feb-17 22:09:06 PM.800 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network connections. Shutting down all existing connections. 19-Feb-17 22:09:06 PM.800 [NOTICE] ...
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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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My previous version of Tor transfers torrents to Vuze - updated Tor will not

After updating, when I click on the torrent link for the download (piratebay for example) it will not send it to Vuze. How can I set it up please?
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Errors when starting Tor browser on Linux

I recently starting getting errors starting the Tor Browser on my Debian machine. These errors are fairly new occurring first in the last couple months. I have tried install older versions of the Tor ...
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Trying to set up a bridge, no luck!

I'm relatively new to Tor, having read about it in my newspaper so I thought I'd give it a go. Having read about relays and bridges and so forth I thought I'd try it out. I managed to get a relay ...