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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.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 ...
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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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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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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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need help with ( Tor onion ) theres this error that pops up at sites

this is very strange whenever i go to any web site while using tor it wont let me theres this weird looking monster looking picture which is named monster onion and it says with the fellowing 'This ...
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I can't access hidden .onion sites on my tor browser [duplicate]

My tor browser will connect just fine to some .onion sites, such as duckduckgo http://3g2upl4pq6kufc4m.onion/, but if I try to connect to a hidden .onion site, say http://sheep5u64fi457aw.onion/, it ...
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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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Why do I get this message whenever I try to access a website on Tor? [duplicate]

Whenever I try to access any Tor website with .onion, it brings up this message
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Specify new location for "cached-microdescs"?

I have a very small filesystem with very little space left (approx. 3-4MB), can I redirect the "cached-microdescs" -files to another place? The problem is that the disc fills up to 100% after a short ...
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I need help downloading Tor browser

I have been able to download Tor's main site but I can't get the Tor browser. I'm trying to do this with an iPod touch. Can anyone help me please
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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 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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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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Google Earth server inaccesible

I'm from Italy and the Google Earth server seems inaccesible because of censorship. I've tried many free Web proxies without success. Can Tor help me to resolve the problem ?
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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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Orbot cannot connect to the Tor network through bridges

In orbot software. I cannot use obfs3 bridges to connect to the Tor network. This is the logs. Orbot shows that it is successfully connected to the Tor network but I'm sure it didn't. So what's the ...
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How to fix error 504 on Android?

Can a 504 error be fixed? Please help me. no matter what deepweb site I search on orweb or orfox it results with the 504 error. Don't know what to do. I have a galaxy s3 mini and don't want to root it....
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Can an IP address get you caught?

We need to use java scripts on some sites because we need them in order to get the task done. Suppose some site get my real IP address by using some java script attack, then how dangerous it can be? ...
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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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Is Ubuntu amnesic like Tails?

Is using ubuntu amnesic as Tails and therefore prevent fingerprinting? Can I use ubuntu as an alternative to Tails? I think ubuntu too only use the RAM and destroy all memory after shutting down, and ...
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DNS for Tor hidden services [duplicate]

I have just discovered that DNS cannot be used by Tor hidden services, is that true? Also is it possible to use DNS services of multiple servers to prevent server down time for Tor hidden service? I ...
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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 "...