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Why is "obfs4proxy.exe" asking for internet access?

I've been using TOR for a while now (Thank you, people who code it). This morning when I started the TOR browser I got a notification that "obfs4proxy.exe" wanted to access the internet. I ...
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Using Tor browser with a HTTPS Proxy that uses HTTPS CONNECT?

Currently, within Tor browser's proxy settings, there is an option for using an HTTPS proxy, but it does not actually encrypt (perform a TLS handshake) the initial CONNECT message between the browser ...
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I can't install Tor

While trying to download Tor browser from Torproject website I got rejected both by Firefox (Error code: MOZILLA_PKIX_ERROR_KEY_PINNING_FAILURE) and Chrome (NET::ERR_CERT_COMMON_NAME_INVALID). What ...
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Tor Browser does not use exit nodes from specified country on certain websites

I just realized that on certain websites the tor-browser ignores my exit node policy. I specify a certain country as exit node but on certain websites the circuit changes on its own and I receive exit ...
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Cannot force Tor Browser to use exit nodes from specified country

I might experience a bug here. I cannot select a specific country as exit node. I am using debian 10 with a standalone torbrowser version 11.0.11 (I will update soon, but I don't think it is a version ...
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Torbrowser shows an error message when used with a system-installed Tor process

I am using Tor installed on the system and or-ctl-filter so that TorBrowser can communicate with the Tor. Everything worked fine with TorBrowser version 11.0.4, but now that I updated TorBrowser to ...
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Where to find Tor browser logs on OSX?

I'm having a problem with Tor Browser on OSX and need to check the logs. Where can I find these?
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Tor browser instantly closes on OSX?

I've just installed v11.0.14 of the Tor browser on OSX 11.6 using Homebrew. The install completed without errors and the browser is in my Applications folder. However, when I try to open the browser, ...
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Silent tor process crashes

Tor always exhibited an array of what I'll call "silent crash" behavior, in which TorBrowser becomes unable to access specific or often any webpages. Afaik, these happen on all platforms, ...
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Tor Browser Within Whonix Network

I have a VM which is connected to Whonix Gateway. Tor browser inside The VM is trying to connect to tor network ( again :\ ) it fails and i am not able to use it. how should i Troubleshoot this ? ( i ...
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Tor stuck at "Building circuits: Establishing a Tor circuit"

i've been following this guide here and here on how to create multiple tor installations and run them at the same time with different ips and i've used this bash script for creating the tor ...
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TorBrowser URL bar history search is broken

Somehow when I try to open some previously visited URLs from url bar, they are not found. Although they are visible from History window. What might be the problem?
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https://name.onion vs. https://name.org differences

What's the difference when I visit the same site in Tor Browser? I call the *.onion URI or the *.org URI? Is there any difference when both URI point to the same site?
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What is the difference between "New window" and "New private window" in Tor Browser?

In Tor Browser's application menu, there is "New window" and "New private window". What is the difference between these two? They appear to have the same effect. (Tor Browser ...
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Tor Browser doesn't survive gnome-shell restart

Tor Browser 11.0.9 on stock Ubuntu 20.04 with Gnome 3.36 I don't remember when it happened, but now Tor Browser is closed on gnome-shell restart (via alt-F2: r). I remember that it survived it earlier ...
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tor-v3-vanity, nano-vanity, how does one implement the custom v3 address into the tor hidden directory?

I decided to go with a GPU version, I had problems with tor-v3-vanity, but nano-vanity created my custom tor v3 address with a seed. However, I don't know how the heck to implement this into torrc, ...
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Bug: Tor Browser 11.0.9 tries to connect to firefox.settings.services.mozilla.com on startup

On a fresh, new installation of Tor Browser v11.0.9, I noticed that even though Show alerts about passwords for breached websites in Tor Browser Preferences > Privacy & Security is disabled by ...
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Getting privacy passes with Tor Browser

I'm experiencing the widely known problem of "endless captchas on Cloudflare" that a lot of people experience in their daily Tor life. The very problem is that while I have installed the ...
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ZSH set socks5 proxy by tor

I can set Chrome proxy by Tor. Can use Tor socks5 to set shell proxy? I tried but failed. I think no way to do it.
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What are the security benefits of using Onion over VPN vs. VPN over Onion vs. just Onion. Also, OpenVPN vs Commerical App?

What are the security benefits of using Onion over VPN vs VPN over Onion vs just Onion? Also, what is more secure OpenVPN or using a commerical VPN app? What would you suggest to be the most secure ...
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Cannot open Tor without it closing immediately

I've been trying for hours to use Tor, but it always closes briefly after opening. I've checked through task manager and it seems to actually launch for a moment. I've already set it to run as ...
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Can't connect to the network

Windows 10 LTSC, Browser 11.5a4 (other versions have the same problem), time is synchronized, no antivirus, the firewall is disabled temporarily. Log: 2/26/22, 19:55:40.740 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is ...
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Can't connect to Tor network (No SSL object)

I've been trying to connect to Tor via Tor Browser 91.6.0esr (11.0.6). I'm using bridges I managed to find by a relay scan script, but every time I try to connect to Tor, I get an error Connection ...
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Tor and uBlock Origin

Why isn't there an adblocker included in Tor browser by default? I don't know a single person below the age of 70 that doesn't use an adblocker. After reading around for a while all I have been able ...
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Is tor.stackexchange.com supposed to read-accessible from Tor network?

I keep getting Access Denied This IP address (...) has been blocked from access to our services. Reason: Blocked. Time: Tue, 08 Feb 2022 16:15:56 GMT for rather long time already, even switching ...
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running 2 clients at same time and getting stucked at 95% circuit_create: Establishing a Tor circuit after couple of minutes

im running the expert tor.exe client (tor1 and tor2 at the same time) within a python script and selenium module. the 2 tor.exe clients are getting killed after every run to get a new ip. first runs ...
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Does clicking on "new circuit for this site" too often risk deanonymization?

I have a (probably stupid) quirk/OCB: When I want my traffic to a website to be particularly hard to backtrace, I click dozens of times on the new circuit for this site button (sometimes for >15 ...
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Invalid Onionsite Address

Most of the onion links that I copy paste in DuckDuckGo on tor browser show 'invalid onionsite address'. Even the very common ones like the url for torch. I tried connecting with a bridge, it didn't ...
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Hide/disable clearnet website and make onyl available through onion link

it seems like an easy question but I cannot find good information. I have built a PHP website that is of course available in the clearnet through the IP and I have a hidden service running (so it is ...
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Tab crashes when I am faced with a CAPTCHA

When I try to access Discord in the TOR browser, a lot of times I am asked to complete a captcha when I log in. When the captcha pops up, I get a message saying "This tab has crashed" on TOR ...
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How does Tor connect to a server while hiding it's ip?

This may be a naive question. When I type in a .onion address I assume that the Tor network is designed to not know the ip of the server, or else law enforcement could easily subpoena Tor saying "...
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Exiting Tor Browser correctly by command

I am writing a script in bash that automatically starts tor browser by ./start-tor-browser google.com and trace for some time and end the process. After that I start the tor browser again and after ...
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AdBlock extension in TorBrowser using a lot of CPU power

I upgraded my TorBrowser to 11.0.1, and started noticing that the CPU in my machine is now doing a lot of work when I open TorBrowser. CPU load of 140-150% is reported used on TorBrowser (a CPU with ...
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How to Disable Tor and Use the Tor Browser as a Privacy Hardened Firefox

I know this question has been asked multiple times here, but they are all very outdated (5+ years old), and none of the answers work with the latest versions. I am specifically asking for solutions to ...
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How to get as many new unique IPs as possible?

I am currently using one TOR browser and get on average 722 unique different IPs per day. I use MaxCircuitDirtiness 10 which gives me a new circuit/IP every 10 seconds. Next I set up a second tor ...
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Socks Proxy or Tor Browser for self/friendhosted services?

I'm wondering.. Would you use Tor Browser for self-hosted or friendhosted onion services? Or would you use your own Firefox+socks proxy specifically for these services? I reckon there might be a lot ...
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What are "YEC" and "https-e" mentioned in Tor Browser 11.0.1 changelog?

Quotations from the changelog: Bug 40059: YEC activist sign empty in about:tor on RTL locales Bug 40383: Workaround issue in https-e wasm I assume this has something to do with Tor Browser ...
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Tor exited during startup on Windows 10 Pro

After upgrading from Win10Home to Win10Pro on two PC and updating Tor, Tor still keeps working only on one of them. On the second one, instead of working during startup, Tor displays the message: Tor ...
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Tor Browser always display substitute tofu character after update

I am running Fedora 35 Workstation. With Tor Browser 10.x everything was fine. After update to Tor Browser 11.0, Tor Browser displays the tofu substitute characters in all places instead of the actual ...
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How shall i fix 11/8/21, 16:25:35.689 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set

i get the following error: 11/8/21, 16:25:35.689 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network connections. Shutting down all existing connections. Whenever,i try to ...
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How to setup VPN over Tor in Windows

I want to connect VPN over tor (not tor over VPN) in Windows to be able to access websites that are blocked to access by Tor. I also want that setup to hide my destination IP from Tor's exit node. I ...
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Does Tor Browser react to tor process's expiry of dirty circuits?

I while ago I was asking about what happens on Tor Browser's "new circuit" and how Tor Browser reacts to tor process's dirty circuit expiry (i.e. 10 minute circuit lifespan), specifically ...
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guard node unexpected change, is it expected behavior?

my guard node is changing between two countries in different sites is it normal ? also, when i open tor my guard node is always the same, but some time passed it changes to another country but if i ...
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How can I undo the "Never ask me again" setting when I click the "New identity" button?

When I click the "New Identity" button in Tor browser, there's a prompt Tor Browser will close all windows and tabs. All website sessions will be lost. Restart Tor Browser now to reset your ...
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How can i prevent tor from using /tmp

Tor creates temp files in /tmp when downloading files, this is obliviously a security issue. How can i prevent Tor from using /tmp ?
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How to change the IP in tor whonix gateway

I want to change the IP of the exit node in a tor browser on whonix. When i use tor browser on Whonix- Workstation i must have a static IP of the exit node , or IP of one concretion country. I already ...
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Why can't I apply CSS?

Why can't I apply CSS to an element? I cannot do this either with the developer tools (Browser Toolbox) or by writing the desired settings in userChrome.css, yes in about:config the setting is ...
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Is it possible to use Tor without Tor network?

I like the feature subset Tor has from firefox and the hardened settings. I also like the IP hiding I get when using Tor for personal browsing. Sometimes however, the Tor network gets in the way when ...
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Tor Browser's "new circuit": SSL session, DNS cache, and other details

If I understand correctly Tor Browser's "new circuit" attaches new connections to a new circuit while letting old connections finish in the old circuit. It does not clear out cookies, so ...
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Is there a file downloader over the tor network?

0 Is there a console file downloader for OS Windows, over the tor network with onion resources? That is, without any intermediaries like curl+tor-bundle, wget+tor-bundle. So that this utility accepts ...
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