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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How do I use .url files with Tor?

Several years ago, I posted this question about TorBrowser's inability to create desktop shortcuts to Web sites - and got no response. Now, with the latest TorBrowser, I find that not only is ...
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How tor browser gets obfs4proxy?

When you start tor you can choose connection type using obfs4 proxy. How Tor browser gets the list of obfs4proxy ? It download it using clearnet ?
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LastPass extension - cannot login

Mac OS X High Sierra - TorBrowser 7.5.6 (based on Mozilla Firefox 52.9.0) I cannot use LastPass because the login window will not popup from the top window menu (the black square with three dots). I ...
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Why is it when i go to .onion sites that I'm told that my connection is not secure or encrytped?

Okay so I'm fairly new to actually using Tor, but I have known about it for years. I have read many things on how to stay secure and anonymous while on Tor. I also have the Tor browser security ...
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Tor is not hiding my location

I am trying to watch live FIFA matches on this site which is not available in my country so I am using Tor. However Tor is not hiding my location. Screenshot explains it better
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Tor not connecting to relays

Log: 26-Jun-18 10:49:10 AM.900 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network connections. Shutting down all existing connections. 26-Jun-18 10:49:10 AM.900 [NOTICE]...
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Cloudflare's new .onion DNS resolver?

Cloudflare recently announced their new "hidden DNS resolver". https://dns4torpnlfs2ifuz2s2yf3fc7rdmsbhm6rw75euj35pac6ap25zgqad.onion/ I'm wondering if it can be used with the tor browser or the ...
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Is Tor-network protected from using one hop?

I'm testing few things in Tor and I noticed that if im changing(from the source code) the number of hop's(nodes) to be more then 3 hop's it work fine(slow but still working) and if i set only 2 hop's ...
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How to Install Tor browser through command line

I'm newbie on Linux and I can't install Tor on Ubuntu (Kubuntu) the way you teach. Some applications give a step-by-step commands and it's only copy and past and includes all things to make updates ...
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Using Telegram Web inside Tor Browser: Log-in attempts fail several times?

When trying to log-in to my Telegram account on web.telegram.org I get requested to insert my phone number as usual. The next step would be insertion of a log-in authentification code that I receive ...
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wikipedia has block tor exit nodes… anyway around this? [duplicate]

Not a fan of Wiki logging my IP just to edit something. Is there a way around this or should I look for another proxy. Any suggestions???
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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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Tor Cookie Manager

How do you white list certain cookies in TOR? I know TOR by default keeps cookies until you exit window but is there a way to make it delete cookies till x amount of time after a tab is closed from ...
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Tails v3.7 using VM = user agent Windows 7?

I'm trying to use Tails v3.7 via virtual machine. I've already tried VirtualBox, and VMware. And everything is OK, but..... when I've visited website https://2ip.ru to check my IP-address, I've ...
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How to control my Tor-Nodes

I know that Tor needs 3 nodes to work, but is there a way to control my node number, mean to add more nodes or subtract nodes.
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Is it OK to get an alert from Gmail while browsing through Tor Browser?

I've just receive an e-mail in my Gmail saying Google 2-Step Verification blocked a sign in attempt to your account. It also states that If it wasn’t you, then someone else knows your password, ...
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Why Tor Browser Bundle should not be run as root?

What is the actual cause of this error ? I know how to solve so dont need that but just want to know why that error occur. If we run it on root what can be the problems faced ? Also What to do if we ...
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Every time I try to start Tor I get “You configured a non-loopback address … for SocksPort”

Every time I try to start Tor I get the following response. What to do? 5/9/2018 12:15:14 PM.000 [NOTICE] You configured a non-loopback address '172.30.1.1:3128' for SocksPort. This allows everybody ...
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tor is not working with python on windows

i have installed tor and torrequest package for python. while working with torrequest package from python i faced the problem that OSError: 'tor' isn't available on your system. Maybe it's not in ...
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customizing tor browser bundle

I want to create a browser bundle that supports the following things: there is a standalone tor process that i launch it using the controller connection from the stem library and i manually connect ...
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Best set-up to navigate the dark web anonymously

OK so I'm fairly new but a very fast learner and I investigate everything before I jump and do something. So my questions is this: What's the best set-up? I have a Mac and was thinking of just ...
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Tor is not loading onion sites? Why is this happening?

When I try to open up an onion site, it says forbidden. I've looked at some sites for this question and it says you have to change your time zone. But what timezone? There's so many to choose from lol....
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Private tor network set up

I am working on tor network security. I planned to set up my tor node setup with 3 nodes : entry,middle and exit node. I don't want to work on real time client's data. Is it any way to not publish ...
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reCAPTCHA doesn't work with Tor Browser [duplicate]

Is it supposed to be a joke? I can't create an account for a Tor forum with the Tor Browser. reCAPTCHA won't work. Actually it's not the problem of this forum only. The reason I got here is... ...
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Use TorBrowser when tor is already running (osx)

I followed a tutorial and now I have Homebrew tor running in the background at all times for use by an unrelated application. But now I can't use Tor Browser. I typed tor into Terminal and I get ...
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HTTP/2 disabled on tor browser by default

what is the reason behind http/2 being disabled by default in the tor browser? What are the security and privacy impacts for the same?
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I can't ask questions using Tor on tor.stackexchange.com

I use Tor Browser 7.5.2 on Windows 7 and apparently I can't post question on tor.stackexchange.com (this website), I usually always post question on stackexchange using Tor but this time I can't (see ...
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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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no video supported format and mime type found

Every time I watch a video on tor this message is displayed”no video supported format and mime type found”. How do you fix this I tried changing the security from high to normal it still did not work
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Tor (with bridges) keeps giving “connections have failed” in command line (while working ok through Tor Browser)?

When I try to connect to Tor through command line (Windows 10): "C:\Tor Browser\Browser\TorBrowser\Tor\tor.exe" -f "C:\Tor Browser\Browser\TorBrowser\Data\Tor\torrc" | more I get the following error:...
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How to go around websites that block or flag to ip addresses

Ive noticed of late a good number of websites block tor using either google capture or its other popular compatriot. Has anyone figured out how to go around this while still using tor. With the latter,...
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Tor customize connection path and speed

I need your help for 2 questions that I'm struggling with. How does the path of nodes matters to the connections speed? E.g will my connections speed be faster if the tor connection goes: Germany->...
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Why did Ross Ulbricht only use public WiFi?

So I was curious. I was reading up on the dark net market the silk road and it mentioned that the “owner” always used Tor through public wifi. Is there any particular benefit from doing that, or was ...
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How to avoid your onion host privatekey to be stolen?

i want to move my onion hosting from my local ubuntu 16 server to an hosting service one. My only concern is: how can i keep my domain generating privatekey totally safe? I've spent 12 days to ...
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How to submit suggestions to tor project?

I have some suggestions for Tor Browser Interface. The configuration option which configures what ports tor browser connects through has been moved to a place where it does not appear when the ...
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Has my Facebook Account been hacked when using Tor?

I use the Tor Browser to access the internet, but when I log into my Facebook account it has been locked and shows a security message from Facebook informing me that someone has tried to log into my ...
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Jquery and bootstrap risk for Tor Hidden service

If you make a tor hidden service which has scripts and CSS (the whole core) of bootstrap and the whole Jquery library in the server (and included in the pages). Can you deanonymize the tor hidden ...
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Error in Tails Error opening directory 'home/amnesia'

I'm really new to Tails. Its been a true headache hopefully someone can help me. I'm not familiar with Linux so I'm also learning it. First. I have setup the persistence volume within Tail (Complete)....
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Got a lot of Secure Connection failed errs recently, anyone with similiar experience?

I'm experiencing a lot of Secure Connection Failures using TBB in China recently. The browser has problem loading all webpages(plain network and hidden service alike), here's the message displayed in ...
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I don't have an account on Flickr. Why am I shown as logged into Flickr on a fingerprinting website?

If I visit https://browserleaks.com/social using the Tor Browser, I am shown as somehow logged into Flickr. I don't even have a Flickr account. In addition to the above, visiting the same site on a ...
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What are the benefits of running TOR inside a USB?

I was wondering whether there are any benefits to using TOR inside a USB. I've heard that if you run TOR inside a USB, then none of your TOR browsing will be recorded by your OS in any form, i.e, ...
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How to restore GnuPG proxy configuration to default?

I was trying to verify TOR package signature with this command: gpg --keyserver pool.sks-keyservers.net --recv-keys 0x4E2C6E8793298290 I got this response gpg: requesting key 0x4E2C6E8793298290 ...
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Can't verify TOR package

I run Ubuntu 16.04LTS and I'm trying to reinstall TOR because it stopped working... Right now I'm trying to verify TOR package I downloaded and I'm having problems with the verification. When I ...
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Tor failed to establish a Tor network connection “Loading network status failed”

1/29/2018 2:14:22 AM.700 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network connections. Shutting down all existing connections. 1/29/2018 2:14:22 AM.700 [NOTICE] ...
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“This is a SOCKS Proxy, Not An HTTP Proxy”

As the title says, I've been trying to use Tor as a proxy for Postman and I'm getting the following response when I try to make a request to a specific endpoint that does not support HTTPS ...
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Is it possible to monitor/block ALL network activity while using Orbot/Orfox on an unrooted phone?

Does a person using an unrooted Android device have any options to successfully monitor and even restrict all network access; and have assurance that they are properly configured so that any allowed ...
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NetInfo cells usage

NetInfo cells contain the fields Other OR's address [variable] and This OR's addresses [variable]. I was wondering what their usage is. In addition, its documented that the size is variable, ...
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How does Tor browser find hidden websites [closed]

I was reading about search engines and i have seen that google for example is crawling and expending it's indexes by finding new links inside of the current websites he is scanning at the time. So my ...
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FTP using Tor Browser Bundle

Is it anonymous if I try to connect to a clearnet FTP server over Tor Browser with a username and password, assuming the username and password does not contain my identity? Will it leak my IP or ...
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TBB, recieving traffic from two OrPorts

I'm using TBB for GNU/Linux as client. Wireshark logged traffic coming from entry guard (port 443) and a less frequent traffic coming from other tor relay (port 9001). Searching over at https://...