Questions tagged [settings]

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setting the security slider to medium

It says that setting the security slider of the torbrowser to medium disables the function which is dangerous. I would like to know what features are considered dangerous and why. And if I set the ...
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Another tor version, noscript is still OFF by default!

Is there any way to fix this? Every time I start tor browser I have to go to the settings and untick all 8 boxes from the default settings. It's a waste of time, and shouldn't be necessary for a ...
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The onion disappeared! How can I get it back?

The onion from the high left corner are disappeared. What should I do?
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Proxy problems - New to TOR

I'm new to TOR and mistakingly fiddled with the proxy settings, now I am unable to establish a connection to TOR. This is the message shown: 9/12/18, 16:09:54.536 [WARN] You specified a public ...
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Tor browser opens a certian url in French [duplicate]

Type in www.yahoo.com and it opens in french instead of English as other urls do. How do I make yahoo.com open in English? JD
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TorButton Security settings: Define custom level

Is there a way to define a custom level in the security settings? For example I'd like to use the "safer" preset but allow Javascript on HTTP. The reason is that I use a separate JS blocker which ...
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Tails: How to connect Tails to a Samba network-share?

Quick question: Is there any way to connect Tails to a Samba-based shared-folder in the local network? Now the more difficult part is: Do I have to configure the Samba-server for an access coming ...
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How can I save addon settings in Tor Browser?

I installed a Firefox addon to my Tor Browser and I need to adjust some settings in this addon for it to work properly. Yet, Tor Browser does not save my changes whenever I edit the settings through ...
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How to configure Tor Browser to run securely?

A couple of months ago, I was looking at a youtube video and there were some steps to make Tor secure. For example it was suggested that the users should check that pop up windows are blocked, choose ...
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High Security Settings for All sites

What is the main disadvantage(s) of using High security settings as default/all the time if you are mainly using Tor for reading purposes only.(Mostly texts) Mainly the issue I only see is font ...
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Proxy server configuration on Tor [duplicate]

How can I ensure that the last leg of my tor proxy loop goes through a certain country on request?
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Trying to troubleshoot Tor on Raspberry pi3

I am Trying to troubleshoot Tor on Raspberry pi3 based on instructions at https://learn.adafruit.com/onion-pi/install-tor.html I appear to be able to connect to the Wi-fi, but my IP does not seem to ...
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How to setup filezilla client to access TOR?

So the question is obvious now here's what I did: I've tried without openning TOR browser to go to Edit->Settings, then I went to Connection->Generic Proxy and I've selected SOCKS5, then I typed host ...
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Would like to use Tor with _and_ without proxy --> unexpectedly ends program

I am using my laptop at home (with proxy) and outside my home (without proxy). I have set Tor to use proxy. Then, of course, when I am not at home, it cannot connect to the network. No problem so far. ...
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What are ClearClick and ABE?

I'm new to Tor. What is Application Boundaries Enforcer (ABE) and ClearClick and why should I have them turned on or off? Thanks!
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Having ''unprotected'' issues while using Tor over VPN

Having troubles with the location with the Tor browser;it shows my ''location''saying that i am not protected or secured in the main site of Nord VPN which is the VPN i use,while if i change my ...
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Tor circuit selection

Quick question - is it possible to 'exclude' or 'bypass' certain Tor Circuits? Example: At this moment it shows the circuit as France - Netherlands - France. What I am wondering is, can I tell Tor to ...
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Will disabling caching in Tor Browser increase anonymity, or decrease it?

I have stumbled upon the idea of disabling cache - completely. On one hand, I am thinking that due to having to load all elements afresh when visiting a page, I appear more like a fresh 'New Identity'...
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How to tell my Tor Browser to use a certain relay as entry point?

I am running a Tor relay on a remote server that is hosted in a professional server farm about 1000 km away from my home. I am absolutely sure, that this Tor relay is secure because I am root on this ...