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How do I decrease Tor's network traffic overhead?

How can I configure Tor to use a minimum of overhead network traffic? My situation: I have a weather station connected to a Raspberry Pi in a cottage, with a 4G USB dongle for network connectivity. ...
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The onion link cannot be accessed

I can't access onion links that I could access before. I tried using another computer and they still work. When I try to log in I get the error Details: 0xF0 — The requested onion service descriptor ...
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does onion sites uses any standard for blocking crawler

does onion sites uses robot.txt files to hide or restrict crawlers? as i know normal webservices uses robot.txt files to stop google crwaler from knowing more about the website or limitaions. so does ...
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SSH to vSphere VPS via TOR

Is it possible to set up vSphere VM so one will be able to connect to it via SSH using an onion domain name? For example: ssh user@s4k4ceiapwwgcm3mkb6e4diqecpo7kvdnfr5gg7sph7jjppqkvwwqtyd.onion
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mkp224o v3 onion link get overwritten by tor

Firstly, I'm using windows.I created the hostname, secret key and public key on windows. When I changed it, tor rewrites it every time I reopen tor. i replaced these 3 files with the keys i got from ...
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How to change onion URL

I am well aware of how to generate an onion address with mkp224o, and how it spits out the keys, but how do I then use that new address to replace the old one. Many people have answered questions ...
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Is an .onion service aware of its own circuit?

So I understand that when a user logs into an onion service, they are logged as ”127.0.0.1” and port now, does the onion service log the relays or know what relays it connected to in order to ...
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burpsuite onion http request intercept

I have an Onion Website, and i want to try and exploit it to find the Real IP-Address behind this Service. The problem: 'Cannot intercept Traffic from .onion' i also used this Settings in BurpSuite: ...
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Tor Downloads/ Anonymity

I had a question regarding Downloading files Using the Tor software . Lets say you are a journalist and you were on some website on TOR (like a .onion) and you needed to download standard MP4/ PNG/ ...
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Is it possible to a onion server to be censored?

I can see from the answer to "How exactly do onion addresses work" that the tor protocol needs to upload the hidden service descriptor in item 6, to a distributed hash table (DHT). Is it not ...
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Why I can't open any onion link on TOR?

I am not able to open any .onion link on my Tor browser, I tried everything but don't understand what I missed. I also tried to open https://facebookcorewwwi.onion/ but I can't. Please help me and ...
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Trying to reach the Alpha Bay marketplace first time using Tor

I am trying to buy something on Alpha Bay but I am not sure how to get to the Alpha Bay website and how do I know it's the real one and not a spoofed mirror site. I am using an iPhone and just went to ...
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Can nodes know which .onion address I'm connecting to?

If I open an onion site with the Tor browser, can nodes know the address of the .onion site I'm connecting to?
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I can no longer access many onion sites

So recently I have been unable to access some onion sites. At first I thought that just the site I was visiting was down but as I have done more research it seems like half of the sites I try to ...
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Can we make a non-tor .onion website?

.onion URLs that I've seen do not open normal web browsing. My question is can I open a typical website (like a .com or .net) and buy a .onion URL for it which can be opened through normal web ...
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how to change my onion URL?

I have my onion site online but I'd like to change my URL. For example my URL looks like : http://j3cjshcxrizpbq4txis7lk242hascwom5vwhvhdfvgpajqkwlzfrynad.onion/ But I would like to change my URL and ...
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Tor safe when taking future in to account?

With quantum computing becoming better by the day I have a few questions. How viable and likely is it that an adversary to saves all tor traffic in order to decrypt it at a later date? When ...
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How can I create a site on the tor network? PHP

I programmed on my PC a website in php using xampp and mysql server, but how do I send these files contained in my folder, which is located at: (ex: htdocs/my finished site), to the tor network?
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Why do all the generated Tor v3 vanity addresses end with "d"?

Recently I noticed that all the V3 addresses end in "d". Some examples from Ahmia.fi search results ("Tor" was the search query): ...
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Error accessing onion service websites

When I access sites on the onion network, I get the following error: [warn] Onion address [scrubbed] requested from a port with .onion disabled how do I solve this problem?
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How can I arrange proxies with tor in a specific order in proxychain?

I am aware that I can have the proxy list in order with "Dynamic chaining". However I am not sure with the flow of the connections in relation with tor (like will proxy go first before tor ...
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Can't stream audio over Tor

I'm trying to stream audio over Tor and the browser doesn't seem to download any bytes from the request. The request doesn't fail or anything, it just stays at 0B downloaded. This is my setup: VLC (...
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Hide/disable clearnet website and make only available through onion link

it seems like an easy question but I cannot find good information. I have built a PHP website that is of course available in the clearnet through the IP and I have a hidden service running (so it is ...
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What is the difference of double onion and just onion?

Can anyone eli5 the difference of double onion and onion? How many hops will doubleonion use?
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Could there be a way to make the Tor network faster by paying money?

Suppose someone has a lot of monero (or some other sufficiently private currency) and they want to have highest possible data throughput while maintaining anonymity. Has anyone researched protocols ...
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One site will not load on TOR

I have used TOR for a while now, and I have no problems, except it is a bit slow to load pages, which is fine. www.netspend.com/activation is a site to activate a VISA debit card, which I want to ...
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How to disable JavaScript on Servers

if you're a client using a Torbrowser, it's recommended to disable JavaScript. But if you're a server providing a service - how to disable JavaScript? TIA
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Tor doesn't work until I run "Tor" in the terminal

[email protected] fails to run and journalctl -eu tor@default outputs this - https://campfirebg.eu5.org/upload/log.txt Any help?
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Tor doesn't read the torrc file

When I tried to create a .onion service by modifying the torrc file, nothing happened. I mean nothing. The official website says that if tor is not starting then there is a problem. Well tor is ...
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Prosody XMPP server with onion domain

I set up the XMPP Prosody server in conjunction with the onion domain, it works fine with v2 domains, but when I trying to configure it with onion v3, it does not connect. Everything is clear in ...
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Map Multiple Tor Daemon Local Names/Addreses/Ports to Multiple Country Specific ExitNodes

All: Is it possible to Map Multiple Tor Daemon Local Names/Addresses/Ports to Multiple Country Specific ExitNodes without running multiple instances of the Tor daemon? amazon.cn (127.0.0.1) => ...
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Multiple hidden services on one server

How is it that I can host multiple (static) hidden services on one server? I am just needing 3 simple and static HTML sites with their own .onion? If I add multiple HiddenServiceDir do they have to be ...
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UFW Rules and Tor

Would the following rules still allow Tor or would I need to add something? Also running DNScrypt with 1.1.1.1 in case that matters and I would also like to use a bridge. ~$ sudo ufw allow out on <...
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Why doesn't Tor use garlic routing?

Garlic routing is a variant of onion routing which the Invisible Internet Project (I2P) uses. Why doesn't Tor use garlic routing instead of onion routing?
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Q & A: What is garlic routing and how is it different from onion routing?

Tor uses onion routing while I2P uses garlic routing. What exactly is garlic routing and how is it different from onion routing?
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Can G-suite admins see browsing history when im using an onion browser

Couldnt find any answers online. Thanks in advance!
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Tor hiden service ratelimits

While we are building a denial of service protection using and onionbalance for our HSv3 resources was discovered an interesting thing: during testing with simulated DDoS (launched 1000 tor client ...
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Why does the Tor browser come with DuckDuckGo (normal) as the default search engine and not DuckDuckGo onion?

After installing the Tor browser, the user's default search engine is https://duckduckgo.com. However, it make more sense for the user to search with DuckDuckGo's onion service. This way all the ...
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Are .onion sites decentralized?

Blockchain technology has given rise to something called "decentralized domains" like .crypto that cannot be censored, nor rented (in the case of namebase.io), unlike DNS domains like .com ...
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Why does having a second non-Tor browser open compromise your anonymity on Tor?

Using Tor by itself gives anonymity, but I heard that you must avoid opening a clearnet web browser at the same time as Tor otherwise it can leak your identity. Why and how does the second browser ...
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What's the difference between darknet, clearnet and hidden services?

Hidden services and darknet seem to be conjoined concepts, although distinct as the former seems to be a feature of the latter, not vice versa. But the description of the "clearnet" tag ...
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Are .onion sites also written in HTML?

Websites are primarily saved in .htm(l) format, being based on HTML (hypertext mark-up language), CSS, sometimes Javascript. Are .onion sites on the darknet no different, or are there unique coding ...
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Besides .onion, what other domain extensions exist for the darknet?

Clearnet has hundreds of top-level domain extensions (TLDs): .com, .net, .org, .co.uk, .tv, etc It's hard to believe that only one TLD, .onion, was made for the darknet. Are there any other domain ...
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What's so bad about using Tor from home?

If Tor browser anonymizes our IP address, why go to extra lengths to not use Tor from home? What added benefit does going to a public wi-fi hotspot even provide a Tor user? Does it simply defend ...
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Tails OS on one USB drive, but save downloaded files to second USB or SD drive

If two USB drives are connected to a Windows notebook, one containing the Tails OS, are there any security loopholes or anonymity breaches by downloading files from .onion sites to the second USB ...
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Search engine optimization for .onion sites

Torch is an example of a darknet search engine. How can search engine optimization (SEO) be done to make an .onion site appear at the top of search results? how is darknet SEO different than regular ...
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Does the Tor browser save cached versions of .onion sites to computer?

When browsing the web, cached versions of websites are downloaded and saved for indefinite periods automatically by internet browsers. Every image and .html file associated with the website are stored ...
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Month-long bitcoin subscription on .onion sites: How are returning subscribers identified each day?

If a month-long subscription is paid in Bitcoin to an .onion site using Tor browser, how does that site still recognize/identify the same anonymous user when the return in subsequent sessions, given ...
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Tor without Tails or VPN

How easy is it for the ISP or other party to see online movement of someone using the Tor browser without the Tails OS, as well as without a VPN? From what's written Tor doesn't automatically come ...
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Tor Address Migrate/Copying [duplicate]

Hello, I want to move my v3 onion address to the new server. How can I do? Thanks
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