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

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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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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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Tor updated and now won't work on my system(OSX 10.7.5). Is there a way to get rid of that update?

The title pretty much says it all. I've been using TOR for about two years with no problems after any update…..until now! I'm on a mac(OSX 10.7.5 Lion) and while it's not the newest(or oldest), i ...
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Can't use SOCKS with TBB 7.0a3 — help w/ torrc and unix sockets plz

Currently running TBB 7.0a3 on OS X 10.15. Cannot get any other app to use Tor on any port when bundle is running. Some digging turned up torrc file which contained line: SocksPort unix:"/Users/will/...
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Firefox is configured to use a proxy server that is refusing connections

I am new to the TOR browser, I have downloaded and installed it on my mac. When I open it up and go to search something, it comes up with "Firefox is configured to use a proxy server that is refusing ...
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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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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 Relay questions (equipment, router hardware, DSL)

I would like to contribute to the cause by running a Tor Relay. After spending the last week researching, I am still unable to answer the following questions: What are the MINIMUM COMPUTER ...
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Tor on guest account

Tor works fine for me as a normal user. However, to get utmost privacy I want to use Tor from the Mac standard guest account. This is denied with "The program Torbrowser cannot be started on this ...
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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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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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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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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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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 will not load any pages at all

I am pretty new to this so excuse how naive I am. I had tor downloaded a while ago, but deleted for reasons I don't remember. I recently downloaded it again. However, whenever I type in a url for any ...
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Can't connect to .onion pages, browser is configured to use Tor

The Tor 'check' site says my browser is configured to use Tor. Everything seems to work OK when I browser regular sites, except I can't get to any .onion pages. For any .onion page I get an error ...
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My Tor Browser doesnt work anymore please HELP

I am new in tor so if someone could explain me what to do to fix my problem I would appreciate it. 22/3/17 9:47:36 a. m..600 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control ...
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Unable to find Proxy Servers

I'm totally new to Tor, Yeah I know, the newbie. So I'm running a Mac. with Ivacy VPN. Also running Tor 6.5.1. Getting the "Unable to find Proxy Servers". Didn't do any modifications just started ...
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Tor unexpectedly exits

I tried to start a hidden service on mac with MAMP and tor browser. I added the line HiddenServiceDir /Users/Gary/Desktop/tor_site HiddenServicePort 4023 127.0.0.1:4023 into my torrc file in ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Tor, Mac Anonabox, Linksys switching networks

So I run 2 wireless networks at my house. Both feed into a Charter Cable Modem. The 2 Networks are. A Linksys 5 port wireless router and a 1 port Anonabox that feeds into the Linksys. The problem is ...
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*.onion don't work in Safari

I install Tor via Homebrew. Set SOCKS to localhost:9050 in System Preferences. Go to https://check.torproject.org in Safari and get "Congratulations. This browser is configured to use Tor." When I ...
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tor won't connect (mac)

so since two days i get this error message : "Tor unexpectedly exited. This might be due to a bug in Tor itself, another program on your system, or faulty hardware...." when i click the restart ...
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could not connect to Tor control port on MacOS X El Captain

tried re-install, still doesn't work and it copies 0 Tor log...so i got nothing to show here... when the error message "could not connect to Tor control port" pops up, there's nothing else i can do ...
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How do I stop the Tor daemon on Mac Sierra?

I recently upgraded to Mac OS X Sierra and then upgraded Tor. However, I can’t seem to start it because evidently it is already running on my machine. I tried this … localhost:myproject davea$ tor -...
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TorT v. 6.0.5, mac OS 10.12; cannot connect to Tor control port

Cannot connect to Tor control port. Been this way. Tried uninstalling / reinstalling several times. Updated mac to 10.12 . Tried with McAfee firewall disabled and enabled. >application support>tor ...
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Torr file on Mac El Capitan unable to find

I have read through every forum I can find so far and have had no luck. I installed Tor on a Mac with El Capitan. I have looked through the application itself and through the admin browser files and ...
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“could not connect to control port”

I cannot seem to figure this issue out. I just bought a brand new mac book air and have done nothing to it other than download Tor. Every time i go to run Tor, it says the same thing "cannot connect ...
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Mac Tor Browser on external drive not ejected properly - now won't work!

My USB ports on my Macbook are loose - I've been running Tor off of an external drive then without warning the drive disconnects... Now no matter how many wines and re-installs I do (even on the HD on ...
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Tor browser not opening on Mac OS Yosemite 10.10.5

Is the current version of Tor backward compatible with Mac Yosemite 10.10.5? Nothing appears to happen when clicking the application icon, aside from it bouncing a couple of times. After that, it ...
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all my settings and preferences disapear in TOR 6.0

I have a mac (OSX yosemite) and downloaded the last version of TOR 6.0. Usually, when there's a new version, all my preferences, settings and bookmarks remain in the new one. But this time, everything ...
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Tor not loading on OS X

Attempting to use Tor results in either a bouncing Tor icon, or else it does not load. There are no messages. It simply is not working. Tried downloading twice. Mac OS X 10.10.5 Yosemite.
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Tor Browser Mac OSX 10.11.2

I have downloaded the Tor Browser, mounted the .dmg file, copied the application to the application folder (as well as the desktop and a thumb-drive on subsequent efforts) and am able to launch the ...
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Just updated to Yosemite. YouTube, Flash, plays in Tor Browser?

I don't think I installed anything to to bypass Tor's non-Flash settings, but I seem to be able to play YouTube videos in my Tor Browser. By the way, not sure if this has anything to do it, but I ...
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Tor browser on Yosemite logging error

I get this error on a Mac running OSX 10.10 ("Yosemite"): Firefox: CGBitmapContextCreateImage: invalid context 0x0. This is a serious error. This application, or a library it uses, is using an ...
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Why does Tor Browser make mds_stores use so much CPU on macOS?

Everytime I actively use Tor Browser, the mds_stores process in the Activity Monitor uses 95-100% of the CPU. I have to wait about ten minutes for mds_stores to return to normal CPU usage (< 0.5%) ...
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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 ...