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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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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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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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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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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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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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“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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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 ...