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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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tor-browser connection problem

I have a new problem with tor-browser. Actually in recent when I open tor-browser an error shown with these description: "Error starting download: connection was refused by other side: 111: ...
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I've successfully specified my exit node to be US, but Spotify Webplayer still detects a different country. How can I fix this?

I've configured Tor to always have a US exit node, but when I go to the URL for Spotify Web Player, it says Spotify has not been released in your country yet (Spotify is released in the US). I have ...
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How does Hacker News remember my login between windows when I'm using Tor Browser?

Somehow Hacker News (and maybe other sites) remembers my login despite my closing the windows and changing Tor routes. How? Here's what I do: Start Tor Browser 7.0.2; open some websites in tabs. Go ...
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Does it matter when you connect to TOR?

Does it matter when you connect to TOR Network ? 2 cases: 1. You connect to TOR after 10 minutes after you connect to your real facebook/bank/email account. Is it harmfull to connect to TOR as like ...
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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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hi, my tor browser can't establish a connection [duplicate]

7/27/2017 13:56:10 PM.400 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network connections. Shutting down all existing connections. 7/27/2017 13:56:10 PM.400 [NOTICE] ...
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Is it dangerous to download Whonix? [closed]

Is it dangerous to download Whonix. Could a global adversary or your ISP start monitoring you after they see you downloaded Whonix ?
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Running TBB 7.0.2. How can I change the IP when a site bans me?

There used to be an onion icon near the address bar that I could click and change the address but it has gone away. Is there still a way to change the ip address that a site sees when I get banned?
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After update of tor, unable to start tor

I am on Debian and getting Debian from Debian itself after which it updates tor from the web. Now the path of Tor Browser has changed slightly it seems from /home/shirish/.local/share/torbrowser/...
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Tor browser 7.0.1 crashes with the latest version of Windows 10 Professional [duplicate]

Clean install of tor browser 7.0.1 on Windows 10 Professional. It fails to start with the following error Faulting application name: firefox.exe, version: 52.2.0.6242, time stamp: 0x00000000 Faulting ...
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Tor Browser for Mac 7.x crashes at startup

Tor Browser 7.x for Mac always crashes at start. I tried the stable and experimental versions. No luck. Any idea about what could be wrong? Here is the crash report (at least the beginning): ...
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How to send Tor traffic through ssh tunnel?

I want to use TOR in such way: Tor Browser --> local Socks5 proxy --> VPS (connection through ssh tunnel) --> Tor Network --> Internet Questions: How to setup such a connection? Will my ISP ...
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Effects of CVE-2017-9445?

https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2017-9445 http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/06/27/8 https://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3341-1/ What does this mean for tor browser users? How ...
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Unable to use Tor [duplicate]

29-Jun-17 9:52:05 AM.400 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network connections. Shutting down all existing connections. 29-Jun-17 9:52:05 AM.400 [NOTICE] ...
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TBB will not lauch, Firefox Failure

from the Application Log: Snip>>> Faulting application name: firefox.exe, version: 52.2.0.6242, time stamp: 0x00000000 Faulting module name: KERNELBASE.dll, version: 10.0.15063.296, time stamp: ...
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Torbrowser over an SSH tunnel with SOCKS 5

I am trying to use Torbrowser without the tor network, but instead trying to use ssh as a socks proxy (ssh -D). Using Torbrowser without any proxy (neither tor nor ssh) works fine. As soon as I add ...
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Is it possible for the client to directly connect to an exit node?

If I'm not mistaken, Tor connections take place like this: Client -> Entry node -> [Multiple middle nodes] -> Exit nodes Is it possible for a client to directly connect to an exit node (...
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Wrong Password when using system-installed TOR with Tor Browser

I am using Fedora linux with system installed TOR and Tor Browser 7.0.1. I first did export TOR_CONTROL_PASSWD='"secret"' and edited /etc/tor/torrc to the new password by adding the line ...
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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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unable to connect to tor control port on windows 7 [closed]

I am unable to use tor browser as it is not connecting to tor control port. earlier version of tor was working perfectly but the problem started when i updated it.I tried disabled firewall and ...
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TorBrowser version/OS release matrix

I looked everywhere on the Tor Project site and tried to find a document or page that lists the version of TorBrowser and the OS version that it supports. So far, I haven't found anything. I can't ...
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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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Tor 7.0.1 App Crashes when I try to open it

I have Windows 7 Service pack 1 and my browser is opera. I downloaded Tor but on trying to connect I got the following: Problem signature: Problem Event Name: APPCRASH Application Name: ...
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Hidden Service with Bootstrap 3

I was wondering if it is possible to host a hidden service and use Bootstrap (cdn or local) css. If bootstrap is to big to handle for Tor, is there any other (lightweight) css framework that would ...
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Something wrong with noscript in TBB 7.0? [closed]

I am using TBB quite a while, currently in version 7.0 on Ubuntu studio. Just recently I came across a strange behaviour of noscript, that probably might not be intended: When i visit a site and ...
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re .mar files000

Would it be possible for the developers to put new versions into .rar or 7zip? I cannot get the .mar files to open. It seems like they will only work with the newer versions of MS office. I even tried ...
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Access .Onion links using programs other than Tor Browser? (VLC, etc)

How would I be able to access a tor hidden service without the use of TBB? For example, an RTMP server hosted through Tor. In this scenario, I'd like to access the RTMP server using VLC, but VLC would ...
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Connect from New Country without restarting TOR Browser

Is it possible to change the IP address without restarting the Tor Browser? So, each time we start the Tor Browser, it connects through a new node. Would it be possible to do the following? In a ...
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Tor Browser 7 is not starting

I had Tor Browser 6.5.2 running perfectly and after the upgrade to 7.0 stopped working, tried disabling the antivirus but Tor Browser is not starting at all, please help, my OS is Windows 10.
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Cloudflare Hates TBB v7? (Not Duplicate)

What was the previous TBB version doing that I wasn't seeing so many Cloudflare captchas? Something in the UA or tweaked in about:config perhaps? All I know is TBB v6.x.x was able to view sites behind ...
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Configuring my tor to be a relay [closed]

I quote from the official https://www.torproject.org/docs/tor-doc-relay.html "If you have at least 2 megabits/s for both upload and download, please help out Tor by configuring your Tor to be a ...
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How to update Tor Browser

Following the instructions at How to run multiple Tor browsers with different IPs? I now have multiple folders that can host a different Tor Browser instance. How can I update all of them on Ubuntu ...
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Tor Browser Will Not Start

(Windows 10 Home, 64-Bit Operating System, x64-based processor) Tor Browser will not start. When clicking the "Start Tor Browser" icon all I get is the "Tor unexpectedly exited" message. Pressing the ...
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“Something Went Wrong! Tor is not working in this browser.” How to Fix?

Unfortunately I have been unable to have Tor successfully connect to a website. I notice that the problem seems to be a "general SOCKS server failure," but unfortunately I have no idea how to resolve ...
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My hidden service fails to load as long as the Tor Browser is open on the same host

I use my hidden service as a way to access my home computer from my phone securely and regardless of any IP changes. Today, I installed the Tor Browser. After I launched it, the hidden service became ...
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Preview site content safely

Sometimes I come across .onion links. How can I know if the content inside is legal without actually going there first? Scenario Hey everyone! Go to https://3g2upl4pq6kufc4m.onion/ to learn how ...
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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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Shift+Enter does not work in Facebook postings

When writing text/posts on facebook in Tor, I cannot use shift+Enter to create a blank space to the next line of text. shift+Enter, only enters my posting. If that can't be fixed, how do I put some ...
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Tor fonts not displayed in Panopticlick

Panopticlick detects no fonts on my Tor browser. The standard should be Wingdings2 and Wingdings3. I have disabled incognito mode and added Self-destructing cookies, uBlock Origin and changed the ...
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Why orbot isn't updated as with the Tor for windows and why Orfox isn't updated with the latest bundle of Firefox as of the same version in windows?

I want to know why android version isn't updated with the same version which is available for the windows? Android version is always lower than the tor bundle for windows. Not only that, even Orfox ...
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How to get the download warning back?

When trying to download files from the internet a brand new tor browser would throw a warning like you're about to download something, it can't potentially be dangerous, blah blah blah, click ok ...
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Does tor browser open up 5 circuits initially?

TOR creates 5 circuits initially. Does the TOR browser do the same?
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Turning off the proxy part of Tor [duplicate]

I would like to use the tor browser but without the Proxy / Onion element of it. The reason why I would like to do this is because I'd like to use Tor as my main go to browser for normal activities ...
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How is a site tracing my location on tor?

On walmart.ca, my location data shows up. I'm using the latest version of TBB 6.5.2 on MacOS Sierra 10.12.4. I am not signed in and it happens during a new start of Tor. The browser is on medium ...
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What are the possible things that we can do using tor browser that we cannot do with other browsers?

I heard that tor browser uses the anonymous feature while browsing. I need to know about it in detail. What is tor or why it is used. I searched for this in the internet but few blogs scares me. So ...
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PERROR torsocks [2893]

I am trying to get Tor relay working and I obviously have done some thing wrong, as I keep getting the torsocks PERROR when testing. I entered the command curl https://api.ipify.org and get 82.3.5....
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Does tor browser open a new circuit for each unique website?

What is the limit of circuits. For example if I open 100 unique domains will TOR make 100 different circuits or does this have some upper limit?
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Mac: how to run multiple instances of Tor browser at the same time with different exit nodes? [duplicate]

I made two profiles of Tor Browser from the command line and I followed this but it didn't work for Mac. I can run both Tor Browser.app and Tor Browser2.app from different ports now, but somehow I can'...
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Can't find tor-resolve on Mac

Where can I find the tor-resolve program to use in the shell on my mac? I've installed the tor app from the website it works without any problem. Now I need to use the tor-resolve program that ...
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I am using Tor on personal computer used for work, when attempting to open TOR I received the following message [duplicate]

4/20/2017 3:10:51 AM.300 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network connections. Shutting down all existing connections. 4/20/2017 3:10:51 AM.300 [NOTICE] ...