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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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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 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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I have installed TOR and I'cant run it

this is the content of the historial connections. 27/5/17 12:01:52.600 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network connections. Shutting down all existing ...
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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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Cloning tails from someone in the Netherlands

For me being not such a smart-tech-minded person, i'm having some difficulties installing tails. I'm using a Mac and somewhere during the installation by Command Line i seem to mess up. I've just ...
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How is a site tracing my location on tor?

On walmart.ca, my location data shows up. I'm using the latest version of TBB 6.5.2 on MacOS Sierra 10.12.4. I am not signed in and it happens during a new start of Tor. The browser is on medium ...
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Mac: how to run multiple instances of Tor browser at the same time with different exit nodes? [duplicate]

I made two profiles of Tor Browser from the command line and I followed this but it didn't work for Mac. I can run both Tor Browser.app and Tor Browser2.app from different ports now, but somehow I can'...
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Getting "Tor won't work with this browser" message [closed]

When I start TOR I get the message on the start page "Something went wrong, Tor won't work with browser". I have included LOG INFO below: 4/22/17, 1:51:19.800 [NOTICE] Bootstrapped 85%: Finishing ...
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Can't find tor-resolve on Mac

Where can I find the tor-resolve program to use in the shell on my mac? I've installed the tor app from the website it works without any problem. Now I need to use the tor-resolve program that ...
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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 quit unexpectedly and wont re-open (even after I restart) [closed]

I get the message "Tor unexpectedly exited. this may be due to a bug...." I've re installed tor multiple times and nothing works
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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 exited during startup

When I open TorBrowser 7.0a1 or 6.5 on my MacBook Pro with Sierra X.12.3, I get this message: Tor exited during startup. This might be due to an error in your torrc file, a bug in Tor or another ...
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can't play srf.ch video content (official TV channel from Switzerland regime)

example URL http://www.srf.ch/sport/tennis/wta-tour/wildcards-en-masse-fuer-scharapowa-zurecht# When I click on the video, it just opens a new tab with the same page. why this is prevented by TBB ...
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Pre Tor software for MacOS (not OSX)

I am looking for information regarding (discontinued) software for MacOS which I believe worked in a very similar way Tor does. I remember using it in late 1990s/early 2000s, but I can't recall its ...
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Multiple profiles for TorBrowser, two TorBrowsers open at once?

Is it possible on a Mac to set up multiple profiles for the TorBrowser, each with different preferences, and have two TorBrowsers open at once?
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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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Torcc file settings MacOS for a Relay doesn't work

I use the Tor Browser on my MacOS-Sierra. Am not automatic now a Relay I read. But when I change the torcc file the browser doesn't start anymore. An answer would be great, or also the right ...
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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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Do I need to configure a GeoIP database when using the ExitNodes directive?

I’m using Tor 0.2.8.9 on Mac Sierra. I’m running a Tor daemon like so tor --CookieAuthentication 0 --HashedControlPassword "" --ControlPort 9050 --SocksPort 50003 The only changes I’ve made to the /...
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How cna I make a request through the Tor daemon originate from a US IP?

I”m using Tor 0.2.8.9 on Mac Sierra. I’m having trouble reaching a site using my Tor daemon, which I start like so tor --CookieAuthentication 0 --HashedControlPassword "" --ControlPort 9050 --...
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Torsocks hangs when I try and download a file

I'm using Tor v0.2.8.9 on Mac Sierra. I start Tor like so tor --CookieAuthentication 0 --HashedControlPassword "" --ControlPort 9050 --SocksPort 50003 HOwever when I try and get a file using ...
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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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Cannot install 6.0.7 on OSX El Capitan - .dmg won't open

Yesterday I downloaded TorBrowser-6.0.7-osx64_en-US.dmg from torproject.org. The GPG checks out. However, it hangs when opening the .dmg file. Double-click the .dmg file (or I right-click and ...
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How to make the terminal continue after starting Tor?

Currently I'm startin Tor as follows: tor & but this holds up the terminal and thus I need to press enter to continue. In a script this may not the desired behaviour, so I was wondering if it's ...
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Where is my torrc on OS X for Tor Browser Bundle 6.0.6?

I couldn't find an answer for this but I discovered it by running TBB Firefox from the command line so I'm putting it here with an answer.
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Tor-browser doesn't launch after upgrade to Tails 2.7

Tails 2.5 and Tails 2.6 were OK. Tails 2.7 boots from a USB stick as usual, and things appear normal, but Tor-browser will not launch when I click its icon. It will not launch when I click links, as ...
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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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MAC OSX 10.12 Sierra -TOR cannot connect to control port mac os sierra fix

I have updated to MAC OSX Sierra and now tor will open but just says: tor cannot connect to control port I have no firewall installed and no antivirus either. Can someone please advice what may be ...
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Tor browser bundle/Mac OSX new installation: Unable to find the proxy server

First-time user here. Dowloaded tor browser bundle (for OSX), launched: "Unable to find the proxy server". Added TorBrowser to exceptions for firewall, restarted, relaunched, "unable to find the proxy ...
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Configuration file in mac: socket port is configured in Library folder or application folder?

I have torrc-default file and torrc custom file on mac at: /Applications/TorBrowser.app/Contents/Resources/TorBrowser/Tor folder (the package of the app). In both files it is specified: SocksPort ...
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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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"New circuit" not working right?

I set out to do an experiment that required me to do searches without cookies or location biasing the results. I wanted location, however to always be somewhere in USA, so I set ExitNodes accordingly....
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I can no longer move the Tor Browser window around the screen (Mac)

I always used to be able to move the Tor Browser Window around the screen to place it wherever I wanted, just like any other open window. I have suddenly found that no matter what I do, it will not ...
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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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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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“TorBrowser” is damaged and can’t be opened. You should move it to the Trash

I get this message the i try to open Tor for the first time. Ive downloaded various times and checked signatures but Mac OSx refuse to open it. Any ideas? Thank you
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Could not connect to Tor control port. Mac OS

Had no problems using Tor Browser for 4 years or so then all of a sudden 'could not connect to Tor control port'. El Capitan 10.11.6 - Tor 6.05. I've tried deleting and re-installing Tor, turning off ...
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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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Mac OSX Proxy Issue [closed]

So I want to use Tor and have downloaded it multiple times from this page: https://www.torproject.org/projects/torbrowser.html.en#downloads (which I believe was the bundle). I have tried to ...
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Cannot download tor on iphone [duplicate]

When I try to download tor , a message pops up on my iPhone 6 saying safari can not do this . I hit the Mac OS download. How can I download tor on my iPhone'
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Tor and macOS Sierra

I am an irregular user of Tor but like to have it at hand and use it from time to time. Up until recently, I would update frequently and it all worked smoothly. However, today is the first time I try ...
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I tried to browse websites with Tor but all I get are "Unable to find the proxy server" error pages.

I am a new user of Tor and have downloaded the newest version for macintosh. I have the latest OSX and a good working computer. The installation went well and the browser physically looks normal. ...
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Connect to Tor Network using 'eduroam' authenticated internet

I am struggling to connect to the Tor network. I am using a university internet connect which itself requires authentication to connect to. When first connecting to the eduroam network, a user ...
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Tor Browser .dmg won't 'attach' on iMac [duplicate]

After downloading the Tor Browser to my mid 2011 iMac desktop running El Capitan, opening the disk image (dmg file) results in it rreporting that it is 'attaching'. After a minute or so, it times out ...