Questions tagged [tor-browser-bundle]

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Tor - Streaming videos - is it ethical?

I found out about Tor four years ago and it was love at first sight I studied how the network works, which is run by volunteers From that day on I made all my researches with Tor and kept using ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Cannot remove grey bar at bottom of Tor Browser

Yesterday, I accidentally pressed Ctrl and another key which I do not remember anymore. This triggered my Tor Browser to look like this: How can I get rid of this grey bar at the bottom?
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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 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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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 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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How to access local host through tor browser

Hi I'm doing some web development and wanted to be able to do some cross browser testing. Normally I would just point which ever browser I'm using at localhost and go from there. Unfortunately Tor ...
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Error opening file for writing

When I try to install TorBrowser on Windows 7 I get the following error: "Error opening file for writing: C:\xxx\TorBrowser\Browser\TorBrowser\Tor\tor.exe" If I ignore the error all other files ...
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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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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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I need help viewing videos!

How does one view videos on Tor if it will not allow Flash? Is there another way? I have tried several sites, and I am not able to view any videos. What is the solution?
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Tor browser 7.x won't connect

Sorry to bother you guys, but Tor browser 7.x doesn't work for me, no matter what OS I use. To cut it short, I have Tor browser 6.5.2 running fine on my windows 7 desktop computer, a few day ago it ...
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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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How can I re-enable some of Tor browser's features? (like saved form & password entries)

The website I frequent blocks tor exit nodes so I use a different way to obtain a unique IP address outside the tor network, so I can't use the tor network for that site. I do need to use tor browser ...
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malicious entry nodes & obfs4 briges and DPI censorship

i need to use tor under tight DPI censorship situation. I need to be able to hide the fact i'm using Tor both from my gvt's DPI GFW and from my ISP. The only way for me to get Tor working is through ...
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Unable to pick a suitable Tor Browser version for OSX 10.5.8

Is there a version of Tor browser for OSX 10.5.8 PPC G5? The only thing available for my OS I see is for 10.6 and above. Thanks.
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How does JavaScript interfere with Tor browser anonymity?

Heard that JavaScript interferes with Tor when browsing the internet causing a breach in its security wall, having the effect of a hole in the ozone layer. Why is this? How does this breach work ...
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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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High CPU usage on some sites

On some sites, the CPU usage goes to 100% (one core) and it freezes any activity inside the browser. For example I can move the window, but not click the tabs or in the page, and if I do, the actions ...
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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 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 not opening from Tails

After I have installed Tails I tried to open Tor browser from Tails but first I got the message that Tor browser was not yet ready. After I tried to open it anyway (as the option is provided) I got ...
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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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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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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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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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How do I import bookmarks?

All previous answers appear to be out of date, so, uere goes! My computer crashed while Tor was open, and it broke. I have re-installed Tor, searched the wreckage of the broken original but could not ...
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With Tor, do i keep firefox installation

hi thanks for the help.. i think i did look up question about having firefox but don't recall answer, for dealing with other security issues. i notice recent hacks into firefox directory, affecting ...
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Unable to open tor folder in Ubuntu 17.10

I download tor for Linux OS/Ubuntu 17.10 save the file and ran the code as required according to the website. But unable to open the file and run code: tar -xvJf tor-browser-linux64-7.5.2_LANG.tar.xz ...
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How do I use the Tor Browser for Android without Tor?

I use the Tor Browser for Android and it always takes long at startup since it has to start the Tor daemon first and I don't want to wait that long so I'd rather just disable the Tor daemon and ...
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Can't use SOCKS with TBB 7.0a3 -- help w/ torrc and unix sockets plz

Currently running TBB 7.0a3 on OS X 10.15. Cannot get any other app to use Tor on any port when bundle is running. Some digging turned up torrc file which contained line: SocksPort unix:"/Users/will/...
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Old Tor users can affect my HS?

Lets say a user is using a Tor version from 2013 and decides to connect to my HS that has the latest Tor client. Since the user has an old version of Tor, can the vulns in the Tor version reveal my IP?...
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Is there a way to "mirror" a website that is a Tor site?

I have used HTTrack for regular websites but I want to be able to create a local mirror of a site I can get to via the Tor Browser. Is there such an application out there? I run Windows 10 but can ...
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tor failed to establish a network connection

IDK whats the problem, it worked till now. Blockquote 7/10/2018 13:08:01 PM.600 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network connections. Shutting down all ...
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Canvas is working on TBB 8.0 with privacy.resistFingerprinting.autoDeclineNoUserInputCanvasPrompts

Canvas works even if privacy.resistFingerprinting.autoDeclineNoUserInputCanvasPrompts is enabled on TBB 8.0, is that normal ? You can test with this. https://smashcat.org/av/canvas_test/
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Does torbrowser leave details of bookmarks after deletion of bundle from windows 10

I have read a lot of conflicting info regarding this. If i delete torbrowser from my pc using windows 10, does tor leave behind traces of bookmarks?
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Tor Browser Bundle failing userAgent spoofing

Using Tor Browser Bundle, I noticed the latest versions I have (9x) did not show user agent in the general.userAgent.override entry in about:config. The browser was downloaded from the Tor Project and ...
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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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Syncing bookmarks in TBB?

Is it safe to sync bookmarks between multiple tor browsers using firefox's built-in sync feature? I'm using tbb on 3 different computers at this point and it's getting a bit annoying trying to keep ...
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It it safe to use Tor in Windows safe-mode with networking?

Is it even safer to use Tor in Windows safe-mode with networking than using Tor in Windows normal mode..
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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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privoxy and tor in windows 503 forwarding failure

I am currently trying to use privoxy with tor. I have done the following. Installed Tor Browser. From command line run: tor -f .\torrc-defaults Netstat -a: shows 127.0.0.1 port 9150 and 9151. ...
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I am getting "signature verification failed"

I downloaded Tor some while ago but never really used it. Recently I started it up and got "Signature Verification Failed. You may be under attack or there might just be a network problem. Click start ...

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