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Whatsapp Web QR Code flashes and vanishes

I am using Tor browser 7.5.6 (latest, 32 bits) on windows 10. I like to use Whatsapp on web. So I go to : https://web.whatsapp.com/ The site shows a QR code which I scan with my phone. And boom! I ...
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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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Application for the Deep Web [closed]

as I've recently discovered Deep Web, I'm still not able to explore it well. It seems to me, however, that in order to access and view videos, one must always pay (in Bitcoin). But I would like to ask,...
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Can't run Tor on Mac Book pro

I have installed Tor Browser Version 7.5.6 - OS X (10.9+) for my Mac Book Pro, but can't start the browser. I click "Connect" and "Remove settings and connect" but I get the errors that I have pasted ...
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Chrome with Linux-based OS

since my Chrome [chromebook] OS is a Linux-based operating system, why cant i install tor? i'm technologically challenged so please be gentle.
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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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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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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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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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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 When I try ...
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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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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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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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stuck on establishing a tor circuit for the last 40 minutes [closed]

logs are in the SS. i am trying to run it on kali linux
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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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What is "sedCh0n6k"?

Something weird appears when I click on Tow icon to open browser: an icon with binary numbers, a lock and an X appears. the icon's name is "sedCh0n6k". What is it? I am using Ubuntu.
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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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I am using the Tor browser to post ads on Craigslist, is there a way to post from the US? [duplicate]

So, we are self employed, and use Craigslist to post ads for our business. Every few months Craigslist goes on a rampage, and starts autoflagging accounts for no good reason using IP addresses. Not ...
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Tor node additional flags configuration

I recently stumbled upon these new additional flags in the Tor Metrics website: I’d like to configure my tor node to also have the FallbackDir and IPv6 ORPort flags, but don’t know what to add or ...
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QUESTION ON TOR ANONIMIZATION

I have the following question: I downloaded a file through Torbrowser, clicking on it I was asked to open an external sw out to Torbrowser. If i start that sw are still in anonymous mode or not?
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Tor Expert Running tor check fails

I have configured Tor to run as a Windows service, it seems to be working as it is producing logs. I have configured it to run on 9990. I have configured Firefox proxy to use it, however when I check ...
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Beginner to Darknet [duplicate]

I'm new to the amazing hidden world of hidden web. I'm getting some difficulties to understand how things work in there. I have heard that there are many resources in the deep web such as gaming hacks,...
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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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"Tor unexpectedly exited" Familiar message to many but no actual answers that I can find

I have been using TOR with no issue but with the last update I have lost the ability to access it on any of my systems. Every time I open TorBrowser on my systems running Win 10, it says "Tor ...
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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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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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the date of signature and rsa key id aren't match

When I had finish the verifying step, I saw that line on the site "gpg: Signature made Tue 24 Jan 2015 09:29:09 AM CET using RSA key ID D40814E0" does not match with my line. my line has wrong date ...
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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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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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Data saved in Onion Routers

I’m an aspiring writer, working on a spy-thriller novel with Tor as part of the plot. Is it hypothetically possible to hack an individual Onion Router to discover the location of the previous router? ...
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Tor browser and amazon.com [closed]

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 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 services are blocked [duplicate]

TOR services are blocked in Egypt by the government. Even this website can't be accessed without vpn. Is there away around this? Thanks.
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Difficulties right off the bat

What the heck is a relay & an Exit relay? I assume that if I have to pay for bandwidth then operating as an exit relay is both costly & unwise? How can I determine whether I am set up as an ...
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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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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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Shift+Enter does not work in Facebook postings

When writing text/posts on facebook in Tor, I cannot use shift+Enter to create a blank space to the next line of text. shift+Enter, only enters my posting. If that can't be fixed, how do I put some ...
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Tor blocked by Internet rimon [duplicate]

i began using tor about 2 weeks ago to bypass my schools heavily restrictive internet filtering, which is so intense it blocks sites such as Wikipedia, and even google, and even has become an ...
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Can't connect Tor Network failed to establish network [duplicate]

failed to establish network and here are logs 26/04/2017 00:37:15 ص.100 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network connections. Shutting down all existing ...
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Contributing to Tor [duplicate]

I've been interested in contributing to the Tor project for some time now, having read the option for contributing: "Create a poster around a theme, such as "Tor for Freedom!"" I'm interested in ...
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Can't sign in to FB using Tor on iPhone [closed]

I can't sign in to Facebook through Tor on my iPhone. I have no problem on my desktop or laptop, however. Suggestions?
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Tor browser limit download data to 657MB

Good day I usually download files from the Internet, and I have this 700MB rar file I really need to download. But every time I download the file on Tor browser, it mysteriously stops at 657 MB, ...
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Copy/paste texts to Tor [closed]

If I have a text in ""LibreOffice Writer"" or ""Word"", or if I have a text in an email or at some website that I wrote or accessed in clearnet; can I just copy/paste that text from my computer/...
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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 ...