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How can I install Tor from the source code in the Git repository?

It is sometimes desirable to compile Tor from source, and perhaps run an unreleased version (e.g., to test the latest changes, use new features unavailable in the latest release, etc.). What is the ...
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How to implement the modified source code of Tor?

I want to log how many circuits have been made through my Tor onion router (OR). So if I do some changes in the original source code, how can I make my Tor use that changed source code. I am now using ...
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Why does hard coded node 'Faravahar' have a different geolocation (USA) than registrar (Mauritius)?

I was editing an IT Security stack exchange question to add geolocation information to a Tor question and I noticed that one of the 10 hard coded directory authorities is ambiguous about its location: ...
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Compiling Tor on Windows, what is needed?

The current stable version of Tor, 0.2.3.25 works well on Win98/ME/2000. The present 0.2.4 versions require XP or newer. I'd like to compile the 0.2.4 versions to run on Win98 through Win 2000. What ...
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What are Tor Node Selection Rules?

What are the rules by which Tor Proxies select entry, exit, and middle nodes from the list of Tor nodes? Where is this implemented in the source code?
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How to Remove/Disable/Always Accept HTML5 Canvas Image?

How can I disable the patch and limit its influence? In older TBB builds this patch could be removed pretty easy. Is there still an easy way? The difficult way seems to revert these changes: https://...
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Clearing the state of rendezvous client provides privacy improvement?

Context. In my quest on figuring out if I must use NEWNYM signal or stream isolation is enough for me I dig into the code and narrowed down the possible privacy improvements that NEWNYM can bring over ...
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Clearing the client side DNS cache provides privacy improvement?

Context. In my quest on figuring out if I must use NEWNYM signal or stream isolation is enough for me I dig into the code and narrowed down the possible privacy improvements that NEWNYM can bring over ...
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