Questions tagged [tor-browser-bundle]

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Ajax request from firefox extension in tor browser

For the sake of a better understanding on how tor interally works, If I write a firefox extension (not an add-on), that does some ajax calls to some url (for example, 127.0.0.1, or some external ...
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How to build and install Tor from the source code from Git repository?

I want to build Tor from source code. Also, I was wondering if this source builds just the Tor service, or it includes the Tor Browser itself? If not, how can the Tor service that I built and ...
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Resolution to prevent fingerprinting 1 pixel off?

Tor Browser is using letterboxing to prevent fingerprinting by screen size. Now, I have done a test on Cover Your Tracks website from EFF and the results show a unique fingerprint and the reason for ...
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Can't set master password in the tor browser

I'm using the tor browser version 10.5.2 in whonix 15, everything works, except that I cannot save logins in the tor browser because every time I try to setup a master password, a popup window appears,...
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Using a bridge even if Tor isn't blocked

By using a good bridge, it is more difficult for your ISP to detect that you are using Tor which can slightly improve your anonymity. I know it can slow down your connection speed, but with the ...
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When the domain is called, port 8080 is attached?

I am trying to create a hidden service in TOR this due to learning reasons. It all seems to work fine when I want to use this normally with HTML. But as soon as I want to install a dynamic web ...
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Tor client fails when making bulk requests in a short period of time

I have a list of more than 16,000 thousand up to date active onion domains and I'm trying to download each page with parallel requests through python with tor client as the proxy. All requests take ...
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Tor over VPN with DNS leak

Lets say i'm using a vpn that have a DNS leak (and it shows my ISP ip for example), then I use the tor browser to browse the clear net (even HTTP sites, not only HTTPS) over that VPN. Does ISP know ...
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Map Multiple Tor Daemon Local Names/Addreses/Ports to Multiple Country Specific ExitNodes

All: Is it possible to Map Multiple Tor Daemon Local Names/Addresses/Ports to Multiple Country Specific ExitNodes without running multiple instances of the Tor daemon? amazon.cn (127.0.0.1) => ...
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Tor Broswer does not have permission to enter the profile

I downloaded Tor browser but every time i attempt to launch it all i get is this message: "Tor Browser does not have permission to enter the profile. Please adjust you file system settings and ...
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How are my accounts being linked?

I am cheating on some browser based game. In order to cheat, I have to create multiple accounts. So, I have several virtual machines setup and they spend the majority of the time creating accounts for ...
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Tor Browser profile issue

I recently deleted my two Tor Browser profile accidentaly and now when I start Tor Browser says that the profile is missing and doesn`t work. How can I resolve that? Thanks.
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want to relocate the tabs bar from the top (just below menu bar) to the bottom of the screen (just above the windows bar)?

currently the tabs bar is at the top of the screen, just below the menu toolbar. i would like to relocate it near the bottom of the screen, just above the taskbar. how might it be done?
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Does Qubes OS protect against Tor Browser 0 day exploits?

Qubes OS compartmentalizes the Tor Browser and Tor process in separate qubes. So with Qubes OS, would users be protected against Tor Browser 0 day exploits?
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Tor on Android, Firewall useful?

To clarify my previous question regarding the current "Tor Browser" Application: Given my research, the biggest issues with using Tor Browser on Android seems to be Applications running in ...
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Tor Unexpectedly Exited (Windows 10)

I don't know why this is happening and I can be sure that it's not Windows Defender because Disk C is excluded so it can't do anything. I've tried resetting my PC and nothing have changed, I think I'...
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Tor on Android, is it even secure?

While I made some good experiences using Tor on Tails, I was wondering if using Tor on Android makes any sense at all, as I have been strongly advised against using it. After spending some hours ...
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Tor Browser Screen Resolution [duplicate]

Tor browser is showing as giving a large number of bits of identifying information and creating a more unique browsinng session. Is there a way to change screen resolution and color depth to match the ...
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Tor.services refusing to run on archlinux

I just did a full upgrade on my archlinux and now for some reason I can't get systemctl start tor.service to run. I can use the tor browser without this, but I usually need this service up before ...
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How to update the Expert Bundle, and keep the old Data?

The Expert Bundle has two folder. "Tor" and "Data". If i want update the Bundle, do i then just need to replace the Tor folder? I not want configure my Data folder new, since it ...
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Problem to access site

I am trying to access a site with Tor, I get the following message: Secure Connection Failed An error occurred during a connection to www.xxxx.com. PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR, I added the Select a built-in ...
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Tor Expert Bundle exit node is blocked but Tor Browser is not

I'm trying to access a website that is blocking Tor users by CloudFlare. When I use Tor as a service using chrome browser my exit node is always blocked. However, using Tor browser sometimes ...
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Can DNS be tracked in tor?

can DNS be tracked if I am using TOR without using more protection like VPN? For example, If someone tries to target me and have a DNS lookup, it will show my original DNS or I need to change it? ...
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Where to find the latest Tor browser design and implementation?

Usually, I use the Tor browser and implementation document located here: https://torproject.org/projects/torbrowser/design/. However, this webpage only shows the design and implementation for Tor ...
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Someone know if this site is a scam?

i want to know if i can buy in this site, they offer also a money back guarantee. http://hiddencrztrqz2h6bjito56pzdamwvhwssnhhghfvumfebuk5aejtlad.onion/ If someone has already buy from this site or ...
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Why is not tor relays chain shown in tor browser?

Why is not tor relays chain shown in tor browser? When you press lock or onion icon near the url you should see chain like your browser > Germany (ip) > France (ip) > USA (ip) > clearnet ...
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Disable HTTP referrer in tor-browser caused risk?

In the URL bar of tor-browser, go to about:config. In the page of about:config, find Network.http.sendRefererHeader then change the value to 1. Any risk?
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Webcam and microphone support by Tor Browser [duplicate]

I've tried to find a way how I could enable webcam and microphone in the Tor Browser, but didn't succeed. All testing websites that I've tried (https://www.onlinemictest.com/, https://webcamtests.com/,...
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default bookmarks location

For those using torbrowser in a linux OS on a bootable iso, that's then booted from USB, with something like sardu or yumi etc. Is it possible to change the location where torbrowser bookmarks get ...
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Why doesn't the Tor browser solve the Canvas Fingerprinting issue by removing/changing the support for the function that makes this possible?

Basically, Canvas Fingerprinting works by creating a canvas element, then converting the canvas element into a unique, identifying data URL which can be used to fingerprint users. This is why the Tor ...
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Tor browser installed malware onto user devices in the past?

Apparently, the Tor Browser installed malware onto user devices according to this article: https://www.addictivetips.com/vpn/vulnerable-using-tor. Now I understand that this article may not be ...
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Why and how does Tor browser block SVG assets when set to safest?

Refactoring a website to be compatible with "safest" setting, but wasn't able to find documentation of this feature. Edit: Found how... about:config => svg.disabled => true.
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Strange Tor browser bug

When starting up the Tor browser, I got a message saying: That wasn't an issue, I've gotten this message before and I just have to close Tor browser and open it up again and it would fix. However, ...
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Tor browser's default theme uses os's color scheme. Is it fine? Can this be used for fingerprinting?

Tor browser's default theme uses os's color scheme. Just like firefox. If os is set to dark grey colors lets say, tor uses the same palette. If os is set to shades of black, tor uses the same palette ...
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How do I solve problem bootstrapping Tor Browser with raspberry

My ISP don't block tor.So last weeks I have problem to connect tor browser. I have a raspberry pi that run tor. The below web page show my setup. https://pimylifeup.com/raspberry-pi-tor-access-point/ ...
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Is it possible to use Tor Browser with a persistent Tor daemon so the browser can start quickly?

Restarting Tor Browser – which automatically happens when closing the last tab – also causes it to restart its built-in Tor daemon. This can take a significant amount of time (certainly much higher ...
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Where to find current circuit in tor browser?

Have been using tor browser in past, upgraded to latest version (10.0.12) and i found that tor button aka. onion icon addon is removed from tor browser since 9.0 - you can find it in changelog here: ...
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Does installing the KeePassXC-Browser extension in Tor Browser change its fingerprint or otherwise reduce security?

KeePassXC’s browser integration documentation says: The KeePassXC-Browser extension is installed within your web browser so that you can automatically pull usernames and passwords from KeePassXC and ...
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How to prevent DNS Spoofing attacks with Tor?

This question is an extension of How does Tor handle DNS poisoning. After having read Introducing DNS Resolver for Tor and DNS security issues, I am a bit concerned about the riscs of using Tor (...
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Can Tor browser redirect extension trafic?

While extensions can deanonymize you in many ways, one of the worst ways they can expose you is if they connect to the internet but not over the Tor network and reveal your IP address. So would it ...
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Does installing themes onto the Tor browser affect your privacy?

I know that it isn't recommended to install addons onto the Tor browser because they can track you or expose your identity. I've made an entire post about how this happens here: Q & A: How do ...
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OpenVPN Client over Tor as proxy

I'm trying to connect to a remote OpenVPN server using OpenVPN Connect Client on a Windows PC. The Open Connect Client has a proxy option in the GUI, for this I configured to use TOR as a proxy. IP ...
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Does setting Tor Browser to “remember history” cause Tor Browser to violate any of the requirements in its design document?

Several answers to other questions recommend setting Tor Browser to “remember history” to, for example: Save passwords. Add permanent HTTPS certificates: answer 1, answer 2. The last answer has a ...
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Why are there unnecssary internal Tor browser pages?

Tor browser has some internal pages inherited from Mozilla Firefox. These include: about:privatebrowsing, about:webrtc, about:mozilla, etc. Since the Tor browser already uses private browsing, does ...
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Tor Browser: “Connection not secure” no matter what site

I get an error "Connection not secure" if I connect to any website using Tor Browser. I get this error only when I use Tor Browser in Manjaro Linux, I have no problem if I use Tor Browser in ...
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duckduckgo no longer working without javascript

Not sure if this is a problem for others or just that my own browser is not configured properly. But is anyone else unable to browse DuckDuckGo when they disable javascript/ turn security-level to ...
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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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Why does the Tor browser come with DuckDuckGo (normal) as the default search engine and not DuckDuckGo onion?

After installing the Tor browser, the user's default search engine is https://duckduckgo.com. However, it make more sense for the user to search with DuckDuckGo's onion service. This way all the ...
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Why does having a second non-Tor browser open compromise your anonymity on Tor?

Using Tor by itself gives anonymity, but I heard that you must avoid opening a clearnet web browser at the same time as Tor otherwise it can leak your identity. Why and how does the second browser ...
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Signal NEWNYM vs 'New Tor Circuit for this site '

I'm currently using the NEWNYM signal to programmatically replicate the functionality of changing Tor circuits. However, it seems that this doesn't always function as intended and for certain sites ...

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