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Questions tagged [tor-browser-bundle]

The Tor Browser Bundle lets you use Tor without needing to install any software by pairing Firefox and Vidalia.

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Building just Firefox for Tor Browser

I am actually working on modifying some parts of Tor Browser for my project and for that I will need to build Tor Browser's source code. I was following this website and after cloning tor-browser-...
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onion.id question

Recently I went to visit a clearnet site "deepdotweb" and was met with a seizure notice. Not surprisng. Anyway I got to poking around a bit more and it seems like there is a bit of chaos going on in ...
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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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How can b-ok.cc website track my number of books downloaded even after using TOR browser?

There is this website https://b-ok.cc/s/ I was using to download some book I needed. This website has a daily limit of 5 book downlods per day and it does this by tracking the IP I was using. So I ...
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Where is Tor Log folder?

I am running Manjaro Linux which came with the packages tor and torsocks installed by default. I know normally the log file is supposed to be stored in /var/log/tor/tor.log, but I don't see the folder....
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Tor Session timeout

Im research scholar under mumbai university working under network security domain. I want to make a confusion matrix for Why Tor session Timeout is 10 min. why not it is more than 10 mins or less ...
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How to create mirrors for existing tor sites

I have seen in most of the market places in darknet has few different mirror links. Wondering how could I configure to have an existing website to have multiple mirror links?
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Adding the extension Temporary Container to browser, due to its nature, possibly a good addition? Enabling container tabs

Was wondering what you think about adding Temporary Containers and enabling Containers to Tor Browser? Here is a discussion about what it does and if it would be a good thing to add to any Firefox: ...
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Bookmark Removal

I am on Windows 10 with TBB version 8.0.8. I extracted the bundle to my desktop and used it form there for some time (Computer A). Of note, I created some bookmarks. I then moved the TBB folder to a ...
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Internet works only with Tor Browser nothing else (Mozilla, other apps) using Windows

I installed Tor Browser a week ago. I use it first and when I can't go on specific websites, I use Firefox. I also have other apps and software using internet on my computer. Since 2 days, now, for no ...
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tor does not work anymore

Since 1 week I can not launch tor I looked a lot of forum but none really talk about my problem, when I run it said unexpectedly exited tor ..... I tried bridges and proxy it does not work so I put my ...
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How to prevent normal Tor browsing looking automated?

As an experiment I've tried using Tor Browser for everyday web browsing. Many sites either block me or ask me to complete endless Captchas. I understand that by blocking ads/cookies/scripts etc.. ...
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Importing Bookmarks

I lost my Bookmarks when I updated to Tor Ver8. These were synced with Firefox and I did an Export from Firefox but can find no way to import them into the Tor Browser.
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Is it safe to use Google Chrome and Tor at the same time? [duplicate]

What can happen if I use these programs at the same time?
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If check.torproject.org shows congratulations message, that means my setup is working correctly?

Warning: It may looks like stupid question. I use Expert Bundle instead of Tor Browser and config Firefox to use it (I have my reasons). now when I visit https://check.torproject.org/ I see following ...
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NoScript XSS Warning False Positive

Let's say we go to a site, like https://unicornify.pictures/, and, for no reason at all, drag some of the text on the page to the space to the right of the new tab plus sign. This should open up a ...
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What are the exact technical differences between the error messages when the client cant connect to the hidden service?

when you browse a hidden service which is not there anymore you can see two different error messages. English: Server Not Found / Hmm. We're having trouble finding that site. German: Server nicht ...
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Tor can't be connect by bridge

4/12/19, 06:11:30.835 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network connections. Shutting down all existing connections. 4/12/19, 06:11:30.835 [NOTICE] ...
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Reset to default browser size

I accidentally resized tor browser. How to change back to default size without restart?
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Is tor browser and anon surf both the same?

I am very new to using proxy chains, and since I was worried about messing up while setting up a proper proxy chain I have been using tor browser. Is using tor browser same as using proxy chain using ...
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Newbie question (sorry) How to import bookmarks into TOR 8.0.8

all posts on this have been dated 2017 or earlier there is no show bookmarks in TOR The MENU > Library > Bookmarks > Bookmarking Tools does not provide an "import" frustrated. I am shifting to TOR ...
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Where I can download tor expert bundle?

Why I can not find download link for tor expert bundle? Why torproject.org removed it?
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How Can I Stop Extension Fingerprinting in Tor?

Since using many extensions (browser addons) in tor can increase your browser fingerprint, is there a way to stop this?
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Torbutton Extension Unusable

My question is about the torbutton extension preloaded on Tor. I will try to be as precise as possible: I run a VM operating Whonix (Linux distro) with the gateway and workstation activated, and ...
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Globe is Gray Tor Won't Search

Tor was working, when I started Tor a purple window would appear and I could start a search. Now the globe is gray and typing in the window and clicking the arrow - nothing happens. How do I turn ...
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Firefox using Socks, IP the same across multiple instances and tabs

Using Tor via Firefox, socks to connect. I noticed the IP stays the same over multiple instances and tabs Whereas if i were to use Tor Browser itself, it would be different per instance or tab. ...
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hashed password in torrc file seems not working (Windows 10, Python3)

I got the hashed password from tor with 'tor --hash-password' C:\Users\*****\Desktop\Tor Browser\Browser\TorBrowser\Tor>tor --hash-password thisismypassword!!!! | more Mar 27 19:39:47.866 [warn] ...
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Windows10 cmd -> tor --service start | more -> StartService() failed

C:\Users\*****\Desktop\Tor Browser\Browser\TorBrowser\Tor>tor --service install -options ControlPort 9051 | more Running on a Post-Win2K OS, so we'll assume that the LocalService account exists. ...
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Cannot connect to Tor Browser anymore

I have used Tor browser for years with now problems at all. When i try it now it says that the proxy is missing (and/or network which is working well) and to contact Tor itself. Gives me this error ...
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Tor Not Working every time I start it

Every time I start the Tor browser, I get this red screen with this message: "Something is not working. Tor is not working in this browser". I have to close Tor and reopen it for the message in red ...
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When downloading things from TOR, could I accidentally download other random files as well?

So my friend has TOR and he uses it to get some game stuff. But when we went through his files, pictures and videos, we found some files that he claims he never downloaded and they must have piggy ...
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How to build specific version of tor-browser?

I have very limited knowledge about building in general, but first attempt was somewhat successful, using this as guidance. How to reproduce current release (8.0.6) featured on torproject.org ...
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i can't open .onion sites on tor

Hmm. We’re having trouble finding that site. We can’t connect to the server at ecleg2gwe2edwiuf.onion. If that address is correct, here are three other things you can try: Try again later. Check ...
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Does your internet provider see that you're using TOR? [duplicate]

I hope this doesn't sound like a stupid question but can your internet service provider see that you're using TOR? I don't want the police to show up at my door asking me why I was searching for gifts ...
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Please could you assist me installing the Tor browser properly and keeping it persistent

please could you assist me in regards to installing tor properly and keepping it persistent, as I have had countless problems trying to install the Tor Browser, I am currenlty using Parrotsec OS Home ...
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Is it ok to the Orbot with the normal Firefox browser on android?

I noticed that when using Orbots "VPN Mode" that my normal Firefox browser works fine and when I visit check.torproject.org it says I'm connected even though I'm not using the Tor Browser specifically....
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Running another browser along side TOR

If I run TOR and another browser (say Firefox) and surf on both at the same time, one downloading and surfing the other does this compromise the security/anonymity of TOR?
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Track Tor circuit via ISP logs

I have some question about the very basics of tor, as this keeps bugging me now for some time: As far as I know every tor node is only aware of the ip address of the following node. For example the ...
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How do I load Tor-Browser with Wayland?

Firefox functions in Fedora/CentOS with Wayland, Tor-Browser should too. No Xorg necessary. How do I launch Tor-Browser under Wayland? Thank you!
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How can you export cookies from the Tor Browser Bundle?

Cookies don't show up in Privacy & Security Preferences when you click Manage Data (it shows no cookies even when there are cookies), which appears to be inherited from Firefox's Private Browsing ...
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Is there a way to view a CPA page on Tor without it redirecting?

I am trying to view a US CPA network page on TOR, however it keeps redirecting me to a different page altogether or google. I also tried this with a UK CPA page and I keep getting directed to Google. ...
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How to set up the Tor browser on Linux Mint in a VM with a VPN on the Host

(Forgive me, I don't know whether to post this here for in the "Information Security" community) I'm brand new to Tor, I understand the basics of how it works and the Do's & Don'ts. I have a ...
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Vps works over tor

Can I setup a Tor exit node using Virtual Private Server that uses VPN that allows port forwarding. Is that possible?
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How often should i click on “Create new identity”?

I know that this is to clear cache, cookies, DNS and also other things that i don't know. I want to know when should i "Create new identity".
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How to adapt tor-browser AppArmor in TAILS to get it to work with proxychains?

Proxychains are working fine with iceweasel/firefox on TAILS if you want to first go through the local tor socks proxy and from there to a proxy of your choice to hide the fact that you are using a ...
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Auto web page shut down

Is it possible for me to set a timer for the Tor Browser window to close automatically if no activity is detected. Or could Tor Browser be set to do this automaticlly when I visit banking websites or ...
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My TOR connection keeps timing out

here is my TOR log, someone please help 2/13/19, 17:26:00.670 [NOTICE] Bootstrapped 10%: Finishing handshake with directory server 2/13/19, 17:26:00.670 [NOTICE] Bootstrapped 80%: Connecting to the ...
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Where is noscript source code in Tor browser bundle

I'm trying to find the source code of noscript in the Tor browser bundle, usually (given how firefox does it) it should be under <uniqueID>.default/extensions, however with Tor browser bundle ...
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iplocation.net Reports the Same Proxy, TorBrowser or Firefox (non-tor)

The site https://www.iplocation.net/find-ip-address (What is my IP?) reports an IP address, and two proxy addresses. One of the two proxy addresses is the same from TorBrowser or from Firefox (non-...
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Excluding Entry Guard Node's Country from Exit Node?

With the way Tor works, you are tied to a fixed Entry Guard for quite a reasonable time. If you are unlucky, you might get connected to a bad Entry Guard Node owned by X. From now on, it is only a ...