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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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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 Browser on ARM - Message regarding background update

My setup is Windows 10 (ARM insider Preview), on a Mac (the new ARM based processor). I installed Tor Browser and on start-up it says that an update has occurred in the background and I need to ...
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have instructions on installing Tails via Mojave -- what about Catalina?

ought I follow the instructions given or would I need to anything differently? currently using macOS 10.15.1, i.e. the latest version of Catalina.
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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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Failing to set up TOR for command-line use on Mac

I'm failing to make every command in terminal (and ideally every MacOS app) to connect via TOR network by default in MacOS. A simple test works when I expicitly request to use TOR proxy: curl --...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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AdBlock extension in TorBrowser using a lot of CPU power

I upgraded my TorBrowser to 11.0.1, and started noticing that the CPU in my machine is now doing a lot of work when I open TorBrowser. CPU load of 140-150% is reported used on TorBrowser (a CPU with ...
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Start window with particular IP address

I would like to simulate my web browsing for certain IPs in particular regions in the US. Is there a way to start a Tor window with a randomish IP from a certain city or zip code? Something like this: ...
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Static/Portable Tor Build For MacOS

Pretty much what the title says, is it possible to get a static Tor build running with modern code? All of the examples I've seen of this are from years ago, mostly on Linux too. I'm in an environment ...
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Tor browser - critical error "Profile Missing - Your Tor browser profile cannot be loaded. It may be missing or inaccessible"

I used Tor a few year ago, but remember after some update my tor stoped working, i remember that i couldnt fix it then. So i uninstalled it all and delete the app. Now after a few year i would like to ...
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Why did Tor quit opening? I deleted, reinstalled, still won't open

I'm on a Mac OS. I installed Tor about a year ago. Today it went down. When I asked for a bridge, I copied it, but missed part. I tried all suggestions, finally deleted and reinstalled. Install was a ...
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Tor with Python and Selenium on MacOS

I want to use Python and Selenium to do some webscraping. I have a MacOS. Is there any good step by step instruction for the setup? Thank you very much
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Anonimity with TOR + PUBLIC WIFI + MAC SPOOF + no webcam

As the title says, I would like to ask how anonymous are you if you use TOR on a public wifi, being sure that are there no webcams, and spoofing your Mac address. Maybe you can also use TAILS. Let's ...
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How secure is it to use Tor on an outdated OSX

Hi :) I'm unable to update my OSX and it needs to be updated. Does the fact that my OSX is outdated make TOR less secure to use?
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Is there an orbot equivalet app for Desktop?

I've been using Orbot for Android for a while and having a great experience with it. I always thought it would be slow and so on. Now, for Desktop, I can't find an equivalent to Orbot, that would ...
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Tor won't even lauch

I am using OS X Mojave and I have downloaded Tor browser on the official website. However when I try to lauch as usual, an error message appears stating that Tos has been closed during launch. Even ...
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TorBrowser installer can't be opened

I am running an iMac OS 10.15 (Catalina) and tried to install TorBrowser. I successfully downloaded the .dmg, but when I tried to load it I received an error message "updater can't be opened because ...
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"Tor unexpectedly exited" on MacOS Mojave 10.14.6 Beta

I'm having trouble launching Tor Browser on MacOS Mojave 10.14.6 Beta. I get the "Tor unexpectedly exited" message and haven't been able to launch it. Copying the Tor Logs returns no errors. Any ...
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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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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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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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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 ...