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Do Tor Browser updates happen through Tor?

I noticed Tor Browser updates were really fast, while overall connection speed was more Tor-like.
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Automated script for selecting fast TOR circuit?

I noticed a significant variance in bandwidth with different TOR circuits. Some are fast enough for streaming HD videos, while others take ages just loading web pages unless Javascript is deactivated. ...
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Is there a public view of the Tor network speed?

Is there a way to see how fast Tor is publicly? A site with Tor stats?
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Connection speed problem

There is an odd problem with my connection speed that i want to know what is causing that . In my country as many other countries TOR is illegal also filtered and i was connecting through bridges but ...
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Best configuration for a low latency fast hidden service?

I set up a hidden service that serves a static low sized page but still it takes at least 20 seconds to open. Also sometimes it just closes itself when i am not around and doesn't respond for hours ...
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Does my internet speed matter?

Does my internet speed matter if I use same circuit, nodes/hops? There are 3 PC's: 1st one is connected to 100Mbps internet speed 2nd 500Mbps internet speed 3rd 1Gbps internet speed In case all of ...
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USB 3.0/3.1 faster than 2.0 for Tails?

Are newer USB generations (3.0,3.1) faster than USB 2.0 when running Tails? Or will they be nearly the same? Note, I am not asking about Persistent Storage read/write speed, but the actual OS run ...
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are there any adjustments I can make to speed this up?

I am getting speeds as low as 56 kbps down to 2kbps. is there any way I can speed this up? thanks in advance
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Is a Tor Download anonymos when pausing and resuming it?

I recently downloaded a file through Tor Browser. The download speed was, let's say 0.5 MB/s. After pausing and resuming the download, the speed jumped up to 3MB/s. So I am wondering if the ...
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very slow with tor and VPN how do i improve speed and security please? [duplicate]

Hi I have a very slow connection with tor and vpn can u suggest ways to improve both please ? after that I will do more searches paul
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How to speed up tor

I Had tried a lot of tricks from changing exit nodes or even bridges but nothing works, keep in my mind that my ISP banned TOR so Relay system is so slow
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Are there problems on tor netowrk?

I have speed problems on tor with tails. I mean the browsing is very very slow. For example my usual bandwidth is 5,3 mbit and on tor network is 88 kbit. Some guy on #tor@oftc.net are saying that ...
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Does Netspeeder can speed up Tor service?

This is netspeeder's website:https://github.com/iMeiji/shadowsocks_install/wiki/Net-Speeder This is the installing command line for Ubuntu and Debian: wget --no-check-certificate https://raw....
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What about Tor light?

Recently unscrupulous marketers in the U.S. were allowed to collect data from all their customers and resell that data. That's why I'm using Tor for pretty much everything I do. However, I only need ...
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download speed when using tor browser

sometimes when downloading files through the tor browser i get speed like 2-3MB/sec. that looks suspicious when the usual speed is like 100KB/sec https://check.torproject.org shows that the browser is ...
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Can Tor work on dial-up?

I think it is possible to connect to Tor on dial-up on Linux. Is it possible? Because I don't have access to dial-up Internet in my home, I ask this question.
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Are AES-NI crypto instructions used by my Tor (relay) server?

I have a server with Linux Debian 8.4, running a relay. I read that AES-NI could improve the performance of my relay. Or at least, less stress the CPU by crypto operations. Proof of AES-NI detected ...
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What Does Tor Speed Depend On?

I am wondering what does the TOR speed depend on. I tried using TOR on 2 different wifi networks. One is 20Mbps and the other is 10Mbps. Both times i got the same speed trough TOR. My question is does ...
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Would ssh hidden service be very slow?

Over at one of the guides on setting up hidden ssh service via tor, http://mancoosi.org/~abate/hidden-ssh-service-tor, it's claimed that due to all the layers of indirection it'll be really slow. ...
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Can Tor make your browsing faster?

Especially using OrBot on the phone Tor sometimes feels faster. Since I am not sure on how to really measure this I have been thinking about what the reason for this could be. I have the following ...
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When using Tor I have slower Internet [closed]

Before using Tor my internet speed on Speedtest.net was 70 mb, but now it's just 10 mb. How I can fix this?
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How does Tor Network latency (speed) compare with direct internet?

Tor seems slower than my normal direct internet connection, perhaps because of high traffic from users or low bandwidth. Can anyone explain the speed differences to me? Thanks so much. Have a nice ...
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Tor client doesn't connect if relay's available bandwidth is less than x

Is there a way to config Tor client not to connect to relays which their usable bandwidth is less than 10Mbit/s ? I don't mean the relays total available bandwidth. I mean usable bandwidth by client ....
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Tor and download speed

I downloaded Tor some time now, just to try it, it turned out that resolved a problem that was not exactly the anonymity, but speed. I'm from Venezuela, and ISPs here are affected by the economic ...
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Why is my relay using nowhere near the bandwidth that's available to it?

I have 1.25 MBps (10 Mbps) of usable bandwidth in both directions. Yet my relay constantly hovers around 100 KBps of advertised bandwidth. It's currently been up for 6 days and 4 hours (after a long ...
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What are key issues around publishing which websites block particular exit relays?

The answer to What common sites are known to be troublesome for Tor use? is a "community wiki [that] will list commonly used websites known to be troublesome for Tor users." I have encountered such ...
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How can I optimize the connection bandwidth and response time for Tor-browsing?

How can I achieve the optimal connection for using Tor as a client, in terms of bandwidth and response time, given infinite resources? Can I set up a server with very strong connection and do a VPN ...
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How can I set up the fastest network for a Tor relay?

Say I set up a server in the cloud as a relay, how can I set it up so I get maximum speed out of the network? And how fast can a Tor-relay get with optimal bandwidth/response time?
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How can one make Tor faster, when willing to to sacrifice anonymity?

It's clear, with special configs of this kind, anonymity will suffer. But if one is aware of that and willing to accept that... How can one make Tor faster? How can one use only fast relays? Will ...