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Questions tagged [mac]

macOS (formerly OS X) is a series of Unix-based graphical operating systems developed, marketed, and sold by Apple Inc.

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Connect my mac computer to a Tor proxy

I have been looking around, and I can't find a reliable and effective Tor proxy for mac, that will automatically send my traffic through the Tor network without using the Tor browser. What is the IP ...
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Tor bundle for Mac OS 10.6.8 - Snow Leopard

Has anybody the Tor Browser Bundle for Mac OS - Snow Leopard? It's like in all the webs, finally ended in the last version... So I would like to know if somebody has the packet which contains: -Tor 0....
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What is the safest OS to use Tor while being untraceable

I heard that Microsoft Windows and Mac OS were not safe, and that unix-like based OS like Ubuntu or Debian were better. Is it true? If yes, why the 2 first are not recommendable ? What is the ...
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How to get Tor working on Mac

I downloaded tor yesterday onto my Mac laptop. It was running fine yesterday and this morning. However, it stops working after I move tor from desktop into application file. Now I can't open or close ...
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What is the best practice for having an encrypted connection while connected to Tor?

I've seen articles stating the best practice for connecting to Tor is through a VPN, however where this setup fails is at hiding your traffic from a malicious Tor exit-node. Because the traffic goes ...
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How to use NYX with TorBrowser?

Specifically the question is: How can we use on macOS nyx (from homebrew) to control TorBrowser (native macOS Application)? (It is clear that one could install tor from homebrew and use nyx from ...
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Unable to access onion sites (Worked first time, not working now)

You are trying to reach an onion/hidden service. To access - via web you will have to use the Tor Browser. Tor displays the above message whenever I try to connect to any onion site. I used tor ...
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I screwed up my Tor

So I'm new to Tor, and I tried to make my Tor use this Socks proxy and now this happened... 11/1/18, 03:22:28.490 [WARN] You specified a public address '211.107.32.140:1080' for SocksPort. Other ...
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Older versions of Tor

I'm using Mac OS X, Version 10.6.8, how can I use Tor? I tried downloading the latest version, shown here: https://www.torproject.org/download/download-easy.html.en Obviously that did not work as ...
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Tor Won't Make a Secure Connection and “Unexpectedly Exits” Every Time I Boot It Up

I have the log here: 10/20/18, 14:11:15.123 [NOTICE] Bootstrapped 10%: Finishing handshake with directory server 10/20/18, 14:11:15.553 [NOTICE] Bootstrapped 15%: Establishing an encrypted directory ...
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ssh client over tor on mac mojave: “Network is down”

I'm trying to connect in ssh over tor with the command: torsocks ssh xxxxxxxxxxxxx.onion It is working on my linux machine but on my mac I get a nasty Network is down I'm pretty sure it's a client ...
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Can't start Tor after upgrade to newest version

I Have just upgraded Tor after having been prompted to do so when starting the version, which worked. Now, at the re-start of Tor I get the attached pop-up screen. When restarting I always come back ...
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UPDT: Connection btw Tor malfunction and Beaker browser?

Tor wont start - probably flolling the installation and first use of Beaker. Never saw this message before. This Tor message is all I get, when I press "restart Tor". Question is what to do to ...
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Tor won't start OSX. “Tor unexpectedly exited. This might be due to a bug in Tor itself, another program on your system, or faulty hardware…”

Was working fine the other day! No new software since then, have tried deleting and reinstalling app and data from library but same error message persists. running from compatible version of OSX (10.9....
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Mac Os 10.9.5 and latest Tor v.8 problem

the new TorBrowser (version 8) fails to load, getting a message, "Tor unexpectedly exited...". restart and reinstall doesn't offer remedy. Tor log messages to share = none. tips to fix would be great, ...
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Tor will not open on iMac

Have received message: Tor unexpectedly exited. This might be due to a bug in oTr itself or another program on your system, or faulty hardware. Until you restart oTr, the oTr browser will not be able ...
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'Tor unexpectedly exited' - Mysterious startup problem persists on MacOS

I have read every other thread with similar subject/problem and no solution offered was able to help me. This is how the problem started: I was using Tor Browser as usuall (I've been an user for ...
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How do i install the tor browser on my iphone 8 plus [duplicate]

What do i do next? It downloaded to my files section. I cant open the file and have no idea how to run a file on an iphone.
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Transferring bookmarks / saved passwords etc. from a backup

I wonder if I could get some help with a problem I am having: I reinstalled a clean copy of Tor browser on my mac (el capitan). I would like to transfer my (bookmarks saved passwords etc.) over from ...
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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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Fresh Tor Browser 7.5.5 (2018-06-09) for macOS install crashes on start

Running macOS 10.13.6 Beta, just thought "Hey I'll give this whole Tor Browser thing a shot" (Never really used it) and see what goes. So, 1 download and install later, I start Tor Browser but it ...
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Tor on a USB drive on different operating systems

According to the documentation: If you want to move it to a different computer or limit the traces you leave behind, save it to a USB disk. But this is only mentioned for Windows instructions. I ...
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TOR won't make connection on MAC OS High Sierra

I've been successfully using TOR on my MAC for a while but now it just hangs forever when I try to start it up. It gets stuck on the "establishing connection" dialogue box. It makes no progress on the ...
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I can't find torrc file in Mac OS High Sierra [duplicate]

I just want to add exclude nodes for TorBrowser(v.7.5.3) on Mac OS high sierra(v.10.13.4).
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Best set-up to navigate the dark web anonymously

OK so I'm fairly new but a very fast learner and I investigate everything before I jump and do something. So my questions is this: What's the best set-up? I have a Mac and was thinking of just ...
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How Can I Close The Tor Relay Window On Mac OS X Without Stopping My Relay And Get Update From The Software?

I recently started running a relay on Mac OS X via this insruction document here: https://www.torproject.org/docs/tor-doc-osx.html.en. However, I am wondering, is there a way to fully close the tor ...
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Use TorBrowser when tor is already running (osx)

I followed a tutorial and now I have Homebrew tor running in the background at all times for use by an unrelated application. But now I can't use Tor Browser. I typed tor into Terminal and I get ...
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Setup for Tor in school network

I'm trying to use TorBrowser in my school network, however it is stuck establishing a connection: Establishing a Tor circuit... This is using the connect option without any custom settings. For ...
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What happens when you add a .to or .direct or .city to an onion link? [closed]

So I thought that would happen if I type an .onion address into safari and add a .to to the address without deleting .onion while doing this I was using a VPN but the page did not open so I tried ....
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I downloaded Tor and can't for the life of me OPEN it

I downloaded Tor and can't for the life of me OPEN it. I am on a Mac os Sierra 10.12.6 I have spent about 45 minutes with two people and it's just a dead, flat file - more like an image of a file than ...
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Problems With Toc/Mac

First time using and installing Tor. I click on "Connect" and "Remove Definitions and Connect".. and it give me the message: "Impossible to save the Tor Configurations".. The log is: 30/11/17 23:59:...
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Tor Unexpectedly Exited. This might be due to a bug in Tor itself, another program… MAC OSX Sierra

Seen many posts on this with no working solution. Installed Tor via website for Mac OS Sierra. Can't see any other Tor process running in Activity Monitor. Inside my torbrowser.app I double clicked ...
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Solved: Can no longer start Tor on macOS High Sierra 10.13 since upgrading to 7.0.8

Update: I fixed the problem. The crucial step after deleting the app and the TorBrowser-Data folder was rebooting my Mac before re-installing. After that, everything worked just fine. I've been using ...
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TorBrowser on macOS High Sierra playback issue

I'm experiencing video/audio playback issues on the actual version of TorBrowser installed on macOS High Sierra. I think it's about HLS.js library: https://video-dev.github.io/hls.js/demo/ It seems ...
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videos does not work on macOS

After the update on macOS high sierra, videos does not work on all sites. I'm using a tor browser (7.0.6). How to fix it?
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Tor OS X 10.12.6 quit unexpectedly

I need help troubleshooting my Tor Browser installation. When I first installed Tor Browser it opened and began to work. I started using it to download data I needed. Sometime in the middle of the ...
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Why can't I connect to an .onion site on safari?

I have a question and I also have a doubt why I can't connect to deep web it loads then shows this: And should I worry about maybe some malware could have been injected to my computer or accessed my ...
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Can't even open TorBrowser?

Every time I open TorBrowser on my new 2017 Macbook, it says "Tor unexpectedly exited. This might be due to a bug in Tor itself, another program on your system, or faulty hardware. Until you restart ...
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What type of tor node am I running? [duplicate]

I'm new to tor. I'm wondering in my situation, whether other people can use my computer as a tor exit node or not. I have my Mac (192.168.0.x) running OS X, connecting to my home router(192.168.0.1). ...
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Is it in this case still safe to use Tor

My Macbook Air is to old to use the newer versions of Tor. Is it in this case still safe to use the older Tor version, or do I really have to buy a new computer to use Tor safely?
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osx 10.12.6 “Tor browser quit unexpectedly”

After installing osx 10.12.6 I keep getting "Tor browser quit unexpectedly" every time I try to open it. Does anyone know how to fix this? Thanks in advance :) Hi. I just noticed that the Tor data ...
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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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How to start tor as a service in Mac OSX

I have installed tor using brew install tor. I want to run tor as a service like we do in linux sudo service tor start. How can I do this in my Mac OSX terminal? By the way I'm able to start tor using ...
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How to fix the Wi-fi absence in Tails?

I can't run Tails on Mac Book air (2013) with Wi-fi enabled in boot. (It freezes) But without wi-fi Tails goes without any problems. But there is no ability to switch on Wi-Fi, even the icon doesn't ...
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Unexpected inability to run TOR— said firefox crashed — MAC OS 7.5.x

TOR ran for a week. Then crashed due to "Firefox crash"ing, which I do not have. Says it's avail for Mac 7.0 or higher, and yet, now I cannot download or run either TOR or firefox, only safari. ...
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Tor Browser for Mac 7.x crashes at startup

Tor Browser 7.x for Mac always crashes at start. I tried the stable and experimental versions. No luck. Any idea about what could be wrong? Here is the crash report (at least the beginning): ...
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Tor Browser quit unexpectedly

I have a Mac and Tor Browser used to work fine. A couple of weeks ago I started getting the message 'Tor Browser quite unexpectedly' so I cannot use Tor. I've just deleting Tor and downloading it ...
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Cannot Open New Tor 7.0.1 in Mac

I restarted Tor to get the automatic update, but now my computer is telling me that it can't run the new version -- that it doesn't support my computer. I have an OS X 10.8.5. Is there a way to use ...
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TorBrowser version/OS release matrix

I looked everywhere on the Tor Project site and tried to find a document or page that lists the version of TorBrowser and the OS version that it supports. So far, I haven't found anything. I can't ...
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Do not open Tor on Mac OS X 10.7.5 [duplicate]

Here's what I write at the opening: This version of the program "TorBrowser.app" can not be used with this version of Mac OS X. You have Mac OS X 10.7.5 installed. The program requires Mac OS X 10.9 ...