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The Tor Browser Bundle lets you use Tor without needing to install any software by pairing Firefox and Vidalia.

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Does Tor protect against KRACK?

I am using a wifi connection I don't control, on a device that hasn't yet received a KRACK patch. Will Tor [1] protect my browsing data if the wifi connection is compromised? (Is there anything that ...
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How can I save addon settings in Tor Browser?

I installed a Firefox addon to my Tor Browser and I need to adjust some settings in this addon for it to work properly. Yet, Tor Browser does not save my changes whenever I edit the settings through ...
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How to configure Tor Browser to run securely?

A couple of months ago, I was looking at a youtube video and there were some steps to make Tor secure. For example it was suggested that the users should check that pop up windows are blocked, choose ...
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Tor Browser won't load in Ubuntu 16.04

I am using Ubuntu 16.04. I have tried to download Tor Browser from the Tor website and using the Tor Browser package from the Ubuntu software application. Each time I get a message titled Signature ...
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Why does Tor Browser screen size vary across monitors?

When opening Tor Browser on a laptop, the screen size reported on panopticlick is 1000x700x24 with a fingerprint of 1 in 15,000, which is not bad, I guess. Re-opening Tor Browser with an external ...
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YATQ - Yet Another Tor Question - ORPort not reachable

First of all I use Tor a lot (as a user) and feel I should contribute to it if I can. To that end, I recently installed tor (from git) and point my firefox proxy settings to SOCKS and 127.0.0.1 9050 ...
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“Tor unexpectedly exited” Familiar message to many but no actual answers that I can find

I have been using TOR with no issue but with the last update I have lost the ability to access it on any of my systems. Every time I open TorBrowser on my systems running Win 10, it says "Tor ...
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Tor doesn't allow hidden services

For testing reasons, I have to run tor without torbrowser bundle on windows. I do the following: 1) Open cmd prompt windows 2) chdir to the directory where tor.exe is 3) Execute cmd line: tor.exe ...
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Is the default low security level dangerous? [duplicate]

The default level is set to low which ensures compatibility with most sites and technology but is it dangerous for security and/or for anonymity?
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Is it in this case still safe to use Tor

My Macbook Air is to old to use the newer versions of Tor. Is it in this case still safe to use the older Tor version, or do I really have to buy a new computer to use Tor safely?
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When Will Traditional Chinese be Available for Tor?

Tor is really great for people who want to keep their privacy. It also has several language options. I would like to be able to use Tor in traditional Chinese. I am wondering when will traditional ...
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How to translate onion sites in a tor browser? [closed]

Google translate doesn't accept onion addresses, and I'd rather not pass my text through Google anyway. How then, can I translate onion websites in tor browser, in a way which is preferably both ...
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i can`t download Tor Browser [duplicate]

i can`t download Tor browser.when i tried to enter it blocks
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HTTPSEverywhere bug? (forcing onions)

http://www.kkkkkkkkkk63ava6.onion/wiki/Forcing_.onion_on_Whonix.org Also "Idea 2" in this post: https://blog.torproject.org/blog/cooking-onions-names-your-onions This function of httpseverywhere no ...
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How to disable/remove browser notification?

Using "medium" security setting in Tor browser, slows login to protonmail. Notification bar opens with "A web page is slowing down your browser, What would you like to do? Choices: "Stop It" or "Wait"....
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changed to ExitNodes {au}, requiring multiple exit nodes only getting 1

I changed to ExitNodes {au}, requiring multiple exit nodes only getting 1 single IP address that never changes despite changing identity and circuit and reinstalling. Is this normal to be only ...
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Tor browser profile problem

I am using tor browser on windows 10 pro, and recently I can not use it. when I start the program, I receive following message: Tor Browser does not have permission to access the profile. Please ...
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NMAP scanning through TOR [duplicate]

I have configured my Kali Linux (VM) through Whonix Gateway 13 and it's working, But when I do scans the results are unbelievable for an example I scanned my own network I have only open a few ports ...
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my tor connection timed out?

when I tried to close it I couldn't it looks like it froze or something, do I have to update my mac?? its not opening, I fixed my timezone (I use a mac OS X version 10.9) here's the log: 8/13/17, 2:...
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Can not see comments via Facebook on fr.sputniknews.com with Tor Browser 7.0.4. Why?

All was fine with Tor Browser 7.0.2, I can see comments via Facebook on https://fr.sputniknews.com under all news. But it seems there's a bug now. Do you have a solution ? If not, is it risky to ...
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the date of signature and rsa key id aren't match

When I had finish the verifying step, I saw that line on the site "gpg: Signature made Tue 24 Jan 2015 09:29:09 AM CET using RSA key ID D40814E0" does not match with my line. my line has wrong date ...
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Restart tor browser after 30 seconds [duplicate]

I want to know how to restart tor browser automatically after 30 seconds or a way to automatically apply the new identity shortcut after 30 seconds
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Is there any difference between Windows/Linux/Mac Tor Browser user?

On WIndows, Tor browser's user agent includes "Windows". What about Linux and Mac version of Tor browser? Do they share the same value(e.g. Windows' Tor Browser) or they have their own values? Can ...
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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 ...