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OS X (formerly Mac OS X) is a series of Unix-based graphical operating systems developed, marketed, and sold by Apple Inc.

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Tor won't start OSX. “Tor unexpectedly exited. This might be due to a bug in Tor itself, another program on your system, or faulty hardware…”

Was working fine the other day! No new software since then, have tried deleting and reinstalling app and data from library but same error message persists. running from compatible version of OSX (10.9....
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'Tor unexpectedly exited' - Mysterious startup problem persists on MacOS

I have read every other thread with similar subject/problem and no solution offered was able to help me. This is how the problem started: I was using Tor Browser as usuall (I've been an user for ...
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How do i install the tor browser on my iphone 8 plus [duplicate]

What do i do next? It downloaded to my files section. I cant open the file and have no idea how to run a file on an iphone.
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Transferring bookmarks / saved passwords etc. from a backup

I wonder if I could get some help with a problem I am having: I reinstalled a clean copy of Tor browser on my mac (el capitan). I would like to transfer my (bookmarks saved passwords etc.) over from ...
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How Can I Close The Tor Relay Window On Mac OS X Without Stopping My Relay And Get Update From The Software?

I recently started running a relay on Mac OS X via this insruction document here: https://www.torproject.org/docs/tor-doc-osx.html.en. However, I am wondering, is there a way to fully close the tor ...
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Use TorBrowser when tor is already running (osx)

I followed a tutorial and now I have Homebrew tor running in the background at all times for use by an unrelated application. But now I can't use Tor Browser. I typed tor into Terminal and I get ...
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Setup for Tor in school network

I'm trying to use TorBrowser in my school network, however it is stuck establishing a connection: Establishing a Tor circuit... This is using the connect option without any custom settings. For ...
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I downloaded Tor and can't for the life of me OPEN it

I downloaded Tor and can't for the life of me OPEN it. I am on a Mac os Sierra 10.12.6 I have spent about 45 minutes with two people and it's just a dead, flat file - more like an image of a file than ...
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Windows 7 error

Windows 7 pro 64 bit shows a error and wont let tor load. If I uninstall and clean registry it works till the next time I reboot then I get this error message again. Here is details. Problem ...
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Unable to save Tor settings. Can't start Tor

What's the problem? Can't find any information about that. Logs: 31.10.17, 2:50:08.200 [WARN] You specified a public address '173.212.202.65:443' for SocksPort. Other people on the Internet might ...
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Firefox, TorBrowser and macOS High Sierra Version 10.13.1 Developer Beta Version 2 (17B35a) ( downloaded October 10, 2017)

Not really a question, but merely an observation that that 1) Firefox and TorBrowser do not open under macOS High Sierra Version 10.13.1 Developer Beta Version 2 (17B35a) (downloaded October 10, 2017),...
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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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Tor OS X 10.12.6 quit unexpectedly

I need help troubleshooting my Tor Browser installation. When I first installed Tor Browser it opened and began to work. I started using it to download data I needed. Sometime in the middle of the ...
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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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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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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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*.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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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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Help with Tor start up on Mac

This is the error message I get... "Tor exited during startup. This might be due to an error in your torrc file, a bug in Tor or another program on your system, or faulty hardware. Until you fix the ...
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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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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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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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“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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“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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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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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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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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Unable to find the Proxy server

I just downloaded Tor and am wondering why it tells me it can't find a proxy server. I use a mobile hotspot does that make a difference? i use mac OS X version 10.7.5
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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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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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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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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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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 ...