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Tor stuck at start-up

I have been using Tor for while. It was working fine but today it refuses to start. It gets stuck here (at start-up): Apr 29 08:06:14.918 [notice] Tor 0.4.4.0-alpha-dev (git-b6e60f26dd04fa4f) running ...
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Change homepage/new tab page

I know there have been posted some questions asking essentially the same. However, none of the fulfills my requirements. I would simply like to modifiy TOR's homepage and new tab page to include a set ...
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Setting country using command line in standalone tor distribution

My goal is to run tor as a socks proxy, mimicking user from Switzerland (on Windows). With "Tor Browser" distribution I was able to set country using torrc file by adding: ExitNodes {ch} ...
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Tor Browser needs to be started twice

About 85% of the time, when I start Tor Browser, I get the "Something Went Wrong!" page and have to try a second time. Apparently, some initialization isn't finishing before the browser ...
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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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Tor doesn't stop after calling "service stop"

I suppose that tor must start on startup, right? However, I usually need to restart it as if it's slow or not working at start. So, I use sudo service tor stop, but it won't stop immediately or ...
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Tor browser taking longer to launch after update on ubuntu 18.04 system

I have been using tor browser for some time now, 4 to 5 months maybe. Earlier it took 1-2 minutes for tor browser to launch. But then an upgrade happened, and now it takes 15-20 minutes. I'd click the ...
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Tor Browser launching very slowly

I am using Tor Browser on Lunx Mint 19.1. In the beginning it worked seamlessly, but in the last few days it took several minutes to start up. To understand it better I started 'torbrowser-launcher' ...
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Tor browser keeps failing to establish a connection

Im trying to connect to Tor, but everytime i open Tor Browser it says Tor has failed to establish a connection. Here is the log, can anyone help me? 6/9/19, 21:27:32.920 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is ...
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New channel in TG

I'm not native speaker, so sorry for my english My story is long, but qustion is short, so i combine it: in my oppinion, anonymity is realy important now, but a lot of people ignore it, cause think, ...
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Android and orfox/orbot setup

I have tried setting this up and cannot get orfox to load any pages. It is definitely some sort of failure to connect, but orbot says it's 100% bootstrapped. I tried following set up instructions, but ...
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How to stop "Tor can't help you if you use it wrong" warning?

When starting Tor I get this warning: [notice] Tor can't help you if you use it wrong! Learn how to be safe at https://www.torproject.org/download/download#warning Is it important, and how can I ...
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Orbot startup on boot

There is option in Orbot app "START ORBOT ON BOOT" but it never happens -after every reboot Orbot won't start until I start it manually... Anyone knows why?
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error 0xc0000005 when I run TOR

Macbook Pro with a full Microsoft Windows 7 64bits installed but everytime I try to run TOR, it-s unable to go somewhere, and instead I have this bizarre warning: Unable to run TOR (0xc0000005), and ...
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Why does the tor daemon start automatically in Ubuntu/Debian?

I'd like to know why the tor daemon autostarts and whether it's safe to disable it from starting automatically. Here users asked how to disable it for Ubuntu and Debian.
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Tor 7.0 or 6.5.2 not starting at all after Win 10 Update an even after new installing

last night a windows update KB4022716 was installed automatically but now Tor won´t start at all. A windows failure dialog pops always up that Tor ist nor working properly and will be closed. ...
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Tor will not start

I have Windows 7 x64 I have tried: uninstalling and reinstalling running from cmd window stopping antivirus Restoring to previous version (wouldn't run though - XUL Runner "Error: platform version ...
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Tor exited during startup

When I open TorBrowser 7.0a1 or 6.5 on my MacBook Pro with Sierra X.12.3, I get this message: Tor exited during startup. This might be due to an error in your torrc file, a bug in Tor or another ...
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How does TAILS manage to start tor automatically?

I want tor to run continuously as soon as I am connected. How does TAILS manage to start tor automatically?
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Tor exited during startup. 6.0.7

I am trying to start Tor Browser 6.0.7 on macOS Sierra 10.12.1. Upon attempting to launch I get the following message: "Tor exited during startup. This might be due to an error in your torrc file, ...
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My tor won't start, is there external interface on my device?

Every time i start it up it states vertualy the same text everytime... Everything seems to run fine till it starts to connect to"Polipo" saying connection refused each time Help? Orbot is ...
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Problem starting Tor Browser 6, using Windows 7, 64-bit

After I start up my computer, I make sure the internet is connected. Then I try to start torbrowser, last upgrade was to version 6.0.4. I have problems getting it to start now. I keep getting a pop ...
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Debian-tor user running tor in the background from startup

I recently noticed (by doing top) that there is a process running tor by the user debian-tor. I have installed tor, and use it frequently along with torsocks, but I didn't expect to see it running ...
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Autostart tor on Linux Mint / Ubuntu

I have installed TOR 0.2.8.7 using the project's package repository on a fresh Linux MINT 18. The aim is to create a research VM. All traffic is supposed to be routed through TOR using a transparent ...
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How to properly start tor service

For months I've been using: $ sudo systemctl start tor.service but I just realized we can start tor by simply typing "tor" into a terminal. What's the proper/safest way to start and stop tor.service?...
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After installing Tor, I get this: "Another program is currently using this file"

Just like this: https://gyazo.com/b3f0e90e84fad2c3335b5873733e6d24 I have opened up Task Manager, and I cannot find any firefox or Tor processes. I a on Windows 8.1. I have never tried using Tor ...
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Tor browser 4.0 doesn't start but process is running (win7)

I'm using Tor Browser 4.0 in Windows 7 32bit. When I start firefox.exe (or click the Start Tor Browser link, which is the same) a firefox.exe process starts, but no window shows up and after some time ...
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Privilege seperation not working on OpenBSD build

I recently decided to run an exit node on a VPS running the standard build of OpenBSD 5.5. Tor, which had no missing dependencies, was the first program I installed. I did so by simply downloading the ...
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What happened to Vidalia?

I just updated Tor Browser bundle today. I opened it and was surprised to find no Vidalia control panel. Where did Vidalia go and how do I control the things that Vidalia did (bridges, start and stop ...
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Does the Tor Browser Bundle cache relay information?

When I restart the Tor Browser Bundle shortly after I've closed it I have the impression that relay information load faster. So I assume that the information about running relays is cached somehow. Is ...
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