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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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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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Can't find torrc file on Mac

I just installed the TorBrowser (v. 6.0.1) on my mac (OS 10.11.5) - went to the torproject page and downloaded the installer for mac. I am seeing instructions online about changing my torrc file in ...
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Cannot download documents since updated to 6.0.1

Since I updated to 6.0.1 I cannot download any document from Tor to my desktop. I use the download button at the upper right corner (five icons: full screen-print-download-other-doublearrow) that ...
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Tor browser error after editing torrc file for Hidden Service OSX

#HiddenServiceDir /opt/local/var/lib/tor/hidden_service/ #HiddenServicePort 80 127.0.0.1:80 I get an error like this: Tor unexpectedly exited. This might be due to a bug in Tor itself, another ...
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Where do I find "torrc" file in Tor 6.0.1? Is torrc-defaults the same as torrc? [duplicate]

I want to set up a Hidden Service on OSX and I've been following these instructions on the Tor site: https://www.torproject.org/docs/tor-hidden-service.html.en#two. I was able to do step 1 and set up ...
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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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Creating ExitNodes command for Tor 6.0 on a Mac

I sometimes need to set a specific ExitNodes country code in the torrc file. I am using Mac OS X 10.6.7. Prior to Tor 6.0 the torrc file for TorBrowser.app on a Mac was located in the app's bundle, i....
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My mac book won't run tor after being moved to applications [duplicate]

After downloading Version 5.5.5 - OS X (10.6+) and moving it to applications on my mac book (TorBrowser-5.5.5-osx64en-US.dmg) and verifying I want to open it, my computer prompts "Tor Browser Profile ...
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Torbrowser 5.5.5 autoexits when opening on El capitan

The Tor dialog (above) says it will create a log, but does not. Deleted Tor and reinstalling leads to same error.
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Tor auto-exits when opened - Mac [duplicate]

When ever I open Tor on my mac, 10.9.5 version, and when ever I open Tor it crashes when establishing network contact. This happens on what ever network I use. I've tried to reinstall it but the ...
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Not Supported by this type of mac

Got a new hard drive. I have attempted to download Tor on 3 different browsers including Firefox. I constantly get the You can't open the application TorBrowser.app because it is not supported on ...
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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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How to figure out why torsocks isn't working on OS X

I installed tor and torsocks on OS X 10.11 with brew and then ran tor. $ brew up $ brew install tor torsocks $ tor --version Tor version 0.2.7.6. $ torsocks --version Torsocks 2.1.0 $ tor In another ...
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can wifi detect you even when you arn't detected [closed]

I've read that the way wifi works is that your computer sends out requests looking for any wifi it recognizes. I use a mac spoofer but if there is a wifi in range before i have time to spoof my mac ...
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How to change country in Mac OS X?

How do I change the exit node country for TorBrowser on Mac OS X? I can't find a file called "torrc" on my Mac.
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Launch multiple sessions or instances on OS X [duplicate]

id like to have the ability to run multiple sessions in the TOR browser, on OS X. I can't seem to install firefox extensions that fix multiple sessions, since they are not compatible it seems. I can'...
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How can I set tor to use a proxy file (.pac)

I need a proxy file (.pac) to access the internet. I used to work with a HTTP/HTTPS proxy which is easily configured through Tor settings but now I have to use a .pac file, and I can't find the option ...
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Tor Bookmarks file location

I am trying to locate saved bookmarks on a OS X slave drive that once used Tor. Where are Tor bookmarks saved in the OS X file structure?
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Error installing Tor on my Mac

I'm trying to install Tor on my Mac but it shows the following error: /Applications/Xcode.app/Contents/Developer/usr/bin/make all-am CCLD src/or/tor Undefined symbols for architecture x86_64: ...
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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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Is there a OSX system app out there enabling me to use Tor as the only internet connection?

I'd like to use Tor for all internet connections on my Mac. Therefore I'm hunting for an App which enables me to configure my Mac's internet connection globally. All I've found till now is, that this ...
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Can't Restart Tor [duplicate]

I can't use Tor Browser. Keep getting a message that Tor needs to be restarted to reach websites. When I click the Restart Tor button, the same message box keeps coming back up. At the bottom of box ...
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Remnants from package installation

I'm on OS X Yosemite 10.10.1 I was trying to install the Tor browser, but instead I mistakenly installed some general Tor proxy or something, which didn't come in the form of a normal application. ...
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Using stand-alone Obfsproxy in OSX [duplicate]

There are many different applications that try to bypass censorship by Obfsproxy, but in OSX, how we can communicate with Obfsproxy as we can easily do in Linux? Terminal says -bash: obfsproxy: ...
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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 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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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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Where is "the profile"?

The last two versions of Tor Browser that I have tried on Mac OS are still OK for the admin account but when I try to launch in my normal user account, I get Tor Browser does not have permission to ...
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How to assign new identity when using the "advanced" version?

So how do I do this in MacOS Yosemite and Windows 7 ? In the previous windows releases Tor wasn't running in the background so I could just close the app and run it again. But in the new version when ...
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Start Tor Browser from CLI in Mac OSX

I want to start the Tor Browser to a specific url from command-line but I don't found any way to do that. On Linux, i know the "start-tor-browser" script exist but I don't found it on Mac OS X (10.10)...
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Tor Connection Problem

I am connected to my university's wifi running on OS X Yosemite 10.10.2 and have downloaded tor, but it has a difficultly connecting to a relay directory. Does this process take a long time or is it ...
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How do I manually setup a relay on OS X?

Manually configuring a Tor Relay on OS X (Yosemite, Tor 0.2.5.11) Since Vidalia has been deprecated the EFF videos and other documentation about running a relay outside of the Tor Browser Bundle are ...
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How do I completely remove Tor from OSX Yosemite? [closed]

I installed Tor Browser to see what all the hype was about and now my computer is messed up. I can't reboot the computer, it won't load. It sits on the apple gray screen for hours. Everything worked ...
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Tor Browser will not browse anything [duplicate]

I recently downloaded Tor on my MAC and it connected just fine but the browser is stuck on the "Congratulations!" page. I can't even go to Startpage. The tab just says "connecting..." but then it ...
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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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Mac OS X 10.5.8 not accepting Tor 4.0.1

I am trying to load Tor 4.0.1 on my MacBook Pro running Mac OS X 10.5.8. The file arrives with the "no entry" sign on it and will not load. Are there any solutions? Am I doing something wrong?
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How can I find Torbutton Standalone?

I can't find just the Torbutton browser plugin for Firefox. I would like to find and install it so I can tor-ify Firefox so that I can easily toggle Tor if I need to quickly check Facebook at school (...
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Vidalia for OS X?

Where is Vidalia for OS X? I remember a while ago I had Vidalia, but then updated to TBB, and Vidalia isn't in TBB? I've looked all around Tor's website for a download, but can't find it.
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Tor bundle doesn't open on Mac - help please! [duplicate]

I've downloaded the browser bundle, created a new folder in applications and moved it across from downloads to there. I've even moved it to the desktop and tried opening it. I've rebooted my Mac 3 ...
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Tor for OS X Icon doesn't open

I've just downloaded Tor for my Mac and the icons won't open the browser. I've tried opening it off my desktop and out of my application. I click the icon and nothing happens. What am I doing wrong?
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redsocks redirect port 443 -> Tor: Missing mapping for virtual address

I'm trying to redirect some port 443 connections through tor using redsocks. But when redsocks accesses tor, the client connections get dropped, and tor gives this warning: [warn] Missing mapping for ...
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On my Imac, the connection has timed out [closed]

I use a Imac used to have a windows PC and Tor worked perfectly on it. However, on my Imac I have changed the proxy setting to 172.0.0.1 and port 9150 but it is still saying the connection has timed ...
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Does Tor route traffic through clients?

My friend and I were talking about Tor in class, and I had my laptop out, running Tor for it's SOCKS proxy to access censored websites. My teacher interjected that I should not use Tor at school ...
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Tor Browser Bundle Showing Error "Firefox is Already Running" on Mac

I've installed the Tor Browser Bundle on my Mac, by downloading the package file and extracting it on my desktop. But when I try to run TBB, I get the error "Firefox is already running". I have ...
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Is it safe to use DNSCrypt along side TorBrowser Bundle?

I came across a different question where an answer mentioned DNSCrypt might cause issues with TBB (I don't have enough reputation to comment there and didn't what to hijack that question so I'm ...
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Tor upgrade says a copy of firefox is already running macbook NOT WINDOWS

After upgrading, and throwing away all old Tor or Firefox/Mozilla files I can possibly find (including using the terminal command to show hidden files) every time I attempt to run the Tor Browser ...
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Should TorBrowser 3.6 (aka Tor Browser Bundle) on OS X open an instance of Python?

I keep a terminal window open with nettop running in it. Yesterday I upgraded to TorBrowser 3.6 and today I just noticed in nettop that an instace of Python runs along side TorBrowser with active ...
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Tor browser bundle has stopped working (mac)

I have the latest Tor browser bundle installed on OSX 10.8.5. It connects and I see the 'Congratulations!' page but am unable to browse to any sites e.g. startpage.com or run a search - I just see '...
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Avoid autokilling of Tor process

I am on a school controlled mac laptop that is running various management utilities, notably JAMF's Casper. These are set up with a script that seems to auto-kill all the programs in the Tor Browser ...