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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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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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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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Unable to load Tor website. Copy Tor log to clipboard [duplicate]

when i am trying to connect to Tor browsers. It get stuck in the middle. And in the bottom title "Copy Tor log to Clipboard" comes out. Please Help me out with that. I have pressed copy Tor log to ...
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Tor failed to establish a Tor network connection. Establishing an encrypted directory connection failed (done - 0.0.2.0:3) [duplicate]

Can anyone help me out. My Tor Browser was working perfectly fine until I did an update for my windows 7 laptop. Now i keep getting an error message mentioning failing to establish connection. I have ...
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How does the Tor Circuit Map works?

I always wondered how Tor knows all the nodes in the connection path when the Tor Browser connects to a server. I though that the idea behind the onion routing was to hide nodes from each other, so ...
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In China, Meek-azure and Meek-amazon can not be used, the following is the log, how can we use Meek?

2017/2/25 15:31:20.300 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network connections. Shutting down all existing connections. 2017/2/25 15:31:30.600 [NOTICE] ...
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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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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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Tor failed to establish a Tor network connection with errors [duplicate]

I don't know what else to do, i cant get Tor to connect. This is my error log 2/9/2017 20:49:58 PM.100 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network connections. ...
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Normal internet doesn't work

I've installed tor yesterday and it's been working ok. But I noticed today that chrome, skype and spotify work. I can only connect to the internet through tor. Is this tor's fault or totally unrelated?...
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I can't connect to the tor network [duplicate]

I downloaded tor but I cant connect to the tor network (I'm using kali linux) here is the tor log: 02/07/2017 00:44:35.200 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control ...
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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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Is it possible to get the 6.0.8 version as the 6.5.0 version doesn't seem to be reliable?

When I click on a link in an onion site, more times than not it says can't connect. When I press retry, it works. Another problem is downloading an archive. The download starts and then fails after ...
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can not open to retail store websites [duplicate]

is anyone able to open https://www.target.com or other retail store websites ? getting this error when acccessing :: Access Denied You don't have permission to access "http://www.target.com/" on ...
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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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Using extratorrent.cc

I am having trouble loading all the content at extratorrent.cc. I get past the Captcha fine, then the page loads but with none of the torrent content. And searching for a torrent file doesn't work ...
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How to add Zawgyi-One font to the font dialogue box in the Tor Browser?

Merry Christmas! I would like to read Burmese websites written in Zawgyi-One font under the Tor browser. When I went to the settings for the Tor browser, I saw the font dialogue box. But, I did not ...
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Is Tor supposed for daily day browsing? (youtube, news, stuff...)

Is Tor Browser supposed/meant for daily day browsing? (watching youtube, news, stuff...)
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can php be used on Tor

I have set up a hidden service site on Tor and haven't had issues. I decided to add a forum section to the site to allow discussion. I figured the easiest option would be to use phpbb with the LEMP ...
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Where can I find a list of TOR sites to visit? [duplicate]

How can I find a list of all the different TOR sites?
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All my pics and some other info are encrypted. I cannot open or see them [duplicate]

I do not remember downloading anything like this, but, All my pics and some other info are encrypted. I cannot open or see them. How do I go back the what I had before this happened? I just want to ...
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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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Can't connect to Tor. Loading fails [closed]

10/26/2016 20:15:15 PM.600 [NOTICE] Bootstrapped 85%: Finishing handshake with first hop 10/26/2016 20:15:23 PM.200 [NOTICE] Closing no-longer-configured Socks listener on 127.0.0.1:9150 10/26/...
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Tor gets stuck at "establishing an encrypted directory connection"

I unfortunately don't use Tor very much or know much about appropriate configurations, but recently I tried using Tor at my school and while trying to start up it got stuck on "establishing an ...
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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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Tor is not connecting (how to overcome provider's blocking) [duplicate]

Long story short - I've download Tor and it worked fine for the first time. Day later is not connecting at all. I have tried to run it manually using bridges, but unfo it didnt work either. p.s. ...
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Could someone help me with my issue?

I had the following issue when connecting to Tor. If I tried using a VPN such as hotspot shield would that fix my issue? Any help would be great! 10/6/2016 0:15:33 AM.400 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is ...
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Tor browser updates itself despite the updates are disabled

I have torbrowser-install-6.0.3_en-US.exe and the updates are disabled: tools --> options --> advanced --> update --> never check for update. Nevertheless after a while Tor browser reposts me that it ...
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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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Can't load tor browser [closed]

This is what I get on my screen when trying to load tor: Tor browser already running but not responding. The old tor browser process must be closed to open a new window. I click on the message, ...
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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....