Questions tagged [tor-browser-bundle]

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unable to connect or connection error in Tor

After installing the tor & obfs4 package and then adding new bridges, (Because I live in a country where the internet is heavily censored) I still can't connect. And I get this error message: &...
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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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Cant connect using Tor transparent proxy - Debian + Tor Browser

I am behind a (Tor) transparent proxy. How can I configure Tor Browser to use system default networking instead of 127.0.0.1 9150 Tor SocksPort? I'm adding this line to /etc/environment: ...
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Reading Wikipedia through Tor : will my life be safer this way?

When reading Wikipedia, which benefits arise of doing it through Tor versus doing it by the common default web way?
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I can no longer access many onion sites

So recently I have been unable to access some onion sites. At first I thought that just the site I was visiting was down but as I have done more research it seems like half of the sites I try to ...
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Why should I care about using Tor Browser if I'm just an Joe Average?

Consider that: I don't have reasons to be a target of Advanced Persistent Threats or State Funded Cracking, since I'm a Joe Average just browsing the average websites on the average web; all my ...
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Allow Tor Browser to connect with iptables

Following this tutorial, I only allowed connections that are routed through my OpenVPN connection. However, this also results in me not being able to establish a connection in the Tor Browser. Is ...
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How do I roll back from today's update to 8.0?

I've only had the update for an hour. I HATE it!!! nothing is where it's supposed to be. I cant get text instead of icons. I can barely SEE icons. classic theme restorer does not work and system ...
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Page doesn't fill window in Tor Browser

When I resize the Tor Browser window the webpage doesn't fill the entire screen. I think that this is a problem with Firefox. How do I fix this?
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Cannot open Tor Browser using Terminal

I recently extracted tor-browser-linux64-6.0a4_en-US.tar.xz on a mounted drive. And tried to start the browser. The Browser didn't open due to not recognizing the .desktop file which starts the ...
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Is it possible to monitor websocket connections through tor on BURP?

Im trying to capture websocket connections on BURP suite, but it doens'nt pick up websocket activity.
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Tor fails to initilise after installation

I am on Windows 11 and suddenly lost Tor from system. I downloaded the installation file (Torbrowser-install-win64-11.5.1_en-US_2.exe) but during installation (to my desktop) I get this message= &...
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Will disabling caching in Tor Browser increase anonymity, or decrease it?

I have stumbled upon the idea of disabling cache - completely. On one hand, I am thinking that due to having to load all elements afresh when visiting a page, I appear more like a fresh 'New Identity' ...
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How to stop tor command line?

How to stop tor in the most elegant way possible using only the command line? I'm ok with starting tor using tor -f [args] but what about a tor -stop command?Does it exist? I want to avoid systemctl ...
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How do I add the DuckDuckGo .onion version to the Tor Browser search providers?

By default, DuckDuckGo is included in TBB's default list of search providers in the search bar. But it is only their clearnet site (duckduckgo.com), and not their hidden service version, https://...
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Is it a serious anonymity/privacy issue that Tor doesn't scrub 'HTTP referer' information?

It occurred to me that the HTTP 'referer' header field leaks information about your browsing history. In the flurry of recommendations and tips on how to guard your privacy / stay anonymous online ...
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i can't open .onion sites on tor

Hmm. We’re having trouble finding that site. We can’t connect to the server at ecleg2gwe2edwiuf.onion. If that address is correct, here are three other things you can try: Try again later. Check ...
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Why is "obfs4proxy.exe" asking for internet access?

I've been using TOR for a while now (Thank you, people who code it). This morning when I started the TOR browser I got a notification that "obfs4proxy.exe" wanted to access the internet. I ...
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Using Tor browser with a HTTPS Proxy that uses HTTPS CONNECT?

Currently, within Tor browser's proxy settings, there is an option for using an HTTPS proxy, but it does not actually encrypt (perform a TLS handshake) the initial CONNECT message between the browser ...
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How to run the tor browser through a second proxy after Tor?

My arch-nemesis, Akamai, is interfering with my ability to live my daily life. I'd like to use Tor Browser to connect to a website that blocks Tor IP addresses by using an open proxy after Tor. It ...
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How to create a private exit node?

I would like to create an private exit node that only I have access, it will be set on my personal computer, then plan to create "exit node" to relatives who live USA and France so I can have a fully ...
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I can't install Tor

While trying to download Tor browser from Torproject website I got rejected both by Firefox (Error code: MOZILLA_PKIX_ERROR_KEY_PINNING_FAILURE) and Chrome (NET::ERR_CERT_COMMON_NAME_INVALID). What ...
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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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Cannot force Tor Browser to use exit nodes from specified country

I might experience a bug here. I cannot select a specific country as exit node. I am using debian 10 with a standalone torbrowser version 11.0.11 (I will update soon, but I don't think it is a version ...
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Tor Browser does not use exit nodes from specified country on certain websites

I just realized that on certain websites the tor-browser ignores my exit node policy. I specify a certain country as exit node but on certain websites the circuit changes on its own and I receive exit ...
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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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Torbrowser shows an error message when used with a system-installed Tor process

I am using Tor installed on the system and or-ctl-filter so that TorBrowser can communicate with the Tor. Everything worked fine with TorBrowser version 11.0.4, but now that I updated TorBrowser to ...
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Where to find Tor browser logs on OSX?

I'm having a problem with Tor Browser on OSX and need to check the logs. Where can I find these?
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Tor browser instantly closes on OSX?

I've just installed v11.0.14 of the Tor browser on OSX 11.6 using Homebrew. The install completed without errors and the browser is in my Applications folder. However, when I try to open the browser, ...
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Is it safe to install GreaseMonkey on TBB?

I would like to install GreaseMonkey on TBB(Tor browser). I understand that any script might add fingerprinting issue. What if I only install GreaseMonkey? As a side note: I only want to run my own ...
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Silent tor process crashes

Tor always exhibited an array of what I'll call "silent crash" behavior, in which TorBrowser becomes unable to access specific or often any webpages. Afaik, these happen on all platforms, ...
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Tor Browser Within Whonix Network

I have a VM which is connected to Whonix Gateway. Tor browser inside The VM is trying to connect to tor network ( again :\ ) it fails and i am not able to use it. how should i Troubleshoot this ? ( i ...
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https://name.onion vs. https://name.org differences

What's the difference when I visit the same site in Tor Browser? I call the *.onion URI or the *.org URI? Is there any difference when both URI point to the same site?
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Tor stuck at "Building circuits: Establishing a Tor circuit"

i've been following this guide here and here on how to create multiple tor installations and run them at the same time with different ips and i've used this bash script for creating the tor ...
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TorBrowser URL bar history search is broken

Somehow when I try to open some previously visited URLs from url bar, they are not found. Although they are visible from History window. What might be the problem?
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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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What is the difference between "New window" and "New private window" in Tor Browser?

In Tor Browser's application menu, there is "New window" and "New private window". What is the difference between these two? They appear to have the same effect. (Tor Browser ...
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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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Cannot open Tor without it closing immediately

I've been trying for hours to use Tor, but it always closes briefly after opening. I've checked through task manager and it seems to actually launch for a moment. I've already set it to run as ...
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Bug: Tor Browser 11.0.9 tries to connect to firefox.settings.services.mozilla.com on startup

On a fresh, new installation of Tor Browser v11.0.9, I noticed that even though Show alerts about passwords for breached websites in Tor Browser Preferences > Privacy & Security is disabled by ...
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The Hidden Wiki not opening

After installing the last version of Tor, connection works good (I checked it ). When I open the hidden wiki, it doesn't work. After long time loading it tells me The connection has timed out. Is ...
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Tor Browser doesn't survive gnome-shell restart

Tor Browser 11.0.9 on stock Ubuntu 20.04 with Gnome 3.36 I don't remember when it happened, but now Tor Browser is closed on gnome-shell restart (via alt-F2: r). I remember that it survived it earlier ...
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Selecting "Use hardware acceleration when available" causes issue where the browser can't launch

In the process of making some adjustments in options, I selected "Use hardware acceleration when available", on next attempted relaunch I got a message basically saying 'something has caused the ...
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Booting Tails from external hard drive

Can I boot Tails from a external hard drive ( Ironkey H200 ), or only cd/usb ?
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is it safe to download Tor browser from other browser

1.i just learnt about Tor, and i'd like to know where is the best place to download Tor browser,i feel downloading from the google play store or another browser might have a negative effect on the ...
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Tor Browser failed to start under Selenium

Trying to connect to tor via selenium for the first time. Using Windows 7 64 ...Getting this error code.. selenium.common.exceptions.WebDriverException: Message: Process unexpectedly closed with ...
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tor-v3-vanity, nano-vanity, how does one implement the custom v3 address into the tor hidden directory?

I decided to go with a GPU version, I had problems with tor-v3-vanity, but nano-vanity created my custom tor v3 address with a seed. However, I don't know how the heck to implement this into torrc, ...
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Cannot connect to Tor Browser anymore

I have used Tor browser for years with now problems at all. When i try it now it says that the proxy is missing (and/or network which is working well) and to contact Tor itself. Gives me this error ...
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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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I don't want to identify myself as a TOR user

Many users are using the TOR browser, and they are visiting my site. I am using some AdNetwork for monetization but they are not showing Ad if a user is vising my site through any proxy, VPN, or TOR ...

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