Questions tagged [tor-browser-bundle]

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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I know this question has been asked multiple times here, but they are all very outdated (5+ years old), and none of the answers work with the latest versions.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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How to close socks listener for 127.0.0.1:9050?

After getting my web server setup, I'm trying to finish a test hidden service. I'm receiving the error: "Could not bind to 127.0.0.1:9050: Address already in use [WSAEADDRINUSE ]. Is Tor already ...
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What precautions should I take if I want to use Tor to hide my traffic from my University?

I am student at university and use university internet. I am interested in using Tor to prevent my university from seeing what sites I visit and what I am doing on those sites. As I understand it now, ...
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Tor Detection IP Address different then other websites, help

Help Help HelpFirst question... In Parrot Security when I have both the Tor Browser connected and Anonsurf why do I have two different IP addresses. When I am in the browser and go to what is my IP ...
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Security question regareding Tor & Anonsurf

So I have been using Parrot Security lately and I have a couple security questions regarding Tor/Anonsurf. First, when I boot up Parrot and open the Tor Browser and click connect, Tor connects, then ...
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Tor Browser: Is it safe to connect to Tor via a proxy server?

When using the Tor Browser, is it safe to connect to Tor via a proxy server? There is an SSH connection between the proxy server and my computer: ssh me@proxyserver -D localhost:9999. In the Tor ...
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The first time I started tor through the terminal, it got stuck at 5%, but clicking on the tor software worked. In China

Sep 15 20:59:48.986 [notice] Tor v0.2.4.27 (git-412e3f7dc9c6c01a) running on Linux with Libevent 2.0.21-stable and OpenSSL 1.0.1f. Sep 15 20:59:48.986 [notice] Tor can't help you if you use it wrong! ...
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Burpsuite and Tor browser problem

I set http / https proxy as 127.0.0.1 / 8080 in tor browser and set socks proxy as 127.0.0.1 / 9150 in burpsuite. But whenever i click 'connect' in tb, it doesn't work. what is wrong??? OS : win 10 ...
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Tor comunicating to other IPs beside my guard node, should it happen?

Running netstat and analyzing my established connections I noticed sometimes tor talks to other IPs that aren't my guard node. I'm not sure if this is supposed to happen because I very very new to ...
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I am really puzzled why I have less CAPTCHA with Tor browser than with normal Firefox via VPN

Many years ago I used some days or weeks Tor Browser, but gave up because too slow and especially because of the many CAPTCHAs. Now I have since a few days the Tor Browser set as default and get less ...
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Tor with VPN on VPS

I was thinking about something like that Tor -> VPN or VPN -> Tor After I read it I got it is not the best deal to do Clint -> VPN -> TOR The VPN and Tor on VPS, Using Tor is enough. My ...
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Tor Browser does not have permission to access the profile... Win 10/64

I've looked at the other questions regarding this message, and none of the "cures" work for me. Not even running as administrator. The "profile" it's complaining it can't access......
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How does tor browser know there is an onion site available for the URL?

When I open a clear net site like torproject.org in the Tor Browser, the browser shows me this: How does it know there is a onion site available for the URL? Is there a file that maps clear site URLs ...
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I clicked open instead of save and now I can't play the file I downloaded from Tor (Mac)

I just dowloaded the LOTR trilogy and clicked open with VLC Media player instead of saving and when I closed TOR the movie stopped playing. I see "The Fellowship of the Ring" in my recently ...
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apt-key is deprecated. clarify instructions?

following instructions at https://support.torproject.org/apt/tor-deb-repo/ step 3: Then add the gpg key used to sign the packages by running the following commands at your command prompt # wget -qO- ...
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Tor doesn't read the torrc file

When I tried to create a .onion service by modifying the torrc file, nothing happened. I mean nothing. The official website says that if tor is not starting then there is a problem. Well tor is ...
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De-anonymization by mouse movement when using Tor Browser and a normal browser

When using Tor Browser I occasionally switch tabs to my normal Firefox. Let's assume I'm using the same website on both browsers. Initially the website sees me as 2 different users. The 1st user's ...
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Connection not secure warning when connecting to .onion domain with Tor Browser

I have self-hosted Discourse based forum, available over .onion domain only (Hidden Service Version 3). Everything works as expected, however when I connect to the forum with an up to date version of ...
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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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