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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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How to store passwords in Tor Browser?

The Remember passwords option in Tor Browser is greyed out. In past versions of the Tor Browser Bundle there was a setting in Tor Button, but in v3.5 it's no longer there. How can I store passwords ...
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How can I make the Tor browser remember different zoom levels for different sites like the Firefox does?

for the firefox, I can set a zoom level for a domain, and then FF will remember this zoom level for every page of this domain for all the tabs. However, for Tor, it can only keep a zoom level for a ...
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Compile Tor Browser on Raspberry Pi 2

I have seen a ticket opened about this on tor bug tracker, but no progress for over a year on the Tor Browser being available on arm processors. I have setup firefox with a proxy to use Tor but that ...
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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 did bangaldesh purchase a large number of weapons and tanks

Bangladesh is increasing its defense budget and processing a plethora of modern equipment and weapons from all over the world. What is the threat perception of Bangladesh, and why is it modernizing ...
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Tor Browser Bundle: How to launch new-tab from command-line?

I can't find the way to launch new tab from command line. /usr/src/tor-browser/tor-browser_en-US/Browser$ ./firefox -new-tab XPCOMGlueLoad error for file /usr/src/tor-browser/tor-browser_en-US/...
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hidden_services only works with invalid permissions

When I try to start tor with invalid permission, I get the following error: $ ./start-tor.sh [sudo] password for user: Oct 08 18:20:32.210 [notice] Tor 0.4.0.5 running on Linux with Libevent 2.0.21-...
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How Can I Stop Extension Fingerprinting in Tor?

Since using many extensions (browser addons) in tor can increase your browser fingerprint, is there a way to stop this?
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How can b-ok.cc website track my number of books downloaded even after using TOR browser?

There is this website https://b-ok.cc/s/ I was using to download some book I needed. This website has a daily limit of 5 book downlods per day and it does this by tracking the IP I was using. So I ...
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Problem with browser or extensions?

Any extension that adds a toolbar button has a problem. For example, the link below is the drop-down box for HTTPS Everywhere. As you can see, the box is almost empty. Just to be clear, all other ...
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tor browser bundle >= 8.5.5 slackware 14.2 crash at start

Since upgrade 8.5.4 to 8.5.5 and alpha Tor crash at start with this internal error log: [notice] Tor 0.4.1.5 (git-439ca48989ece545) running on Linux with Libevent 2.1.8-stable, OpenSSL 1.0.2s, Zlib 1....
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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 plain network webpages, here's the message displayed in the browser window: I ...
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How often does Tor send a heartbeat in a circuit?

I just wonder how often will Tor send a packet when the circuit is idle (when you launch Tor and do not visit any website)? I think Tor will regularly send a cell to keep the circuit alive. I did ...
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DNS over HTTPS and Tor

Mozilla Firefox has added the ability to use Trusted Recursive Resolver within Firefox. This means that it's now possible to route DNS queries over HTTPS without additional software. It was included ...
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Install older versions of tor browser in linux?

This is a simple question probably asked before, but can you make the linux torbrowser launcher, install an older version of torbrowser? The torbrowser launcher settings give no option to do this, so ...
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Is there a FireFox cookie manager that's suitable for Tor Browser

In Chrome, Vanilla Cookie Manager saves whitelisted cookies outside Chrome's usual cookie space, so that Chrome can be told to erase all cookies and site data. Is there a similar add-on for FireFox ...
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Problem loading certain sites in Tor

For some reason certain sites just won't load in Tor even though I know they are up and running. One example- Modelmayhem.com always times out. even if I enable java and cookies. Are they blocking ...
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Does changing all guard/middle nodes to bridge make tor better?

Does changing every normal relay to bridge relay make tor better,? because they provide more anonymity, except exit nodes to help them incase of Abuse reports, other issues... Etc Your Isp can block ...
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messages/devices [migrated]

I'd like to be able to monitor my kids devices and what they're searching. Without being the bad guy and ask him for their devices to install software they think I'm evil because I want to monitor ...
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Unable to start Tor browser using an account other than the one it was installed with (Windows 7)

I have just installed Tor Browser package (Windows), using my admin account (installation failed with a normal account due to insufficient privileges. I am able to start the Tor browser ok with the ...
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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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Why are there only a small number of tor bridge relays compared to normal relays?

If tor bridge relays aren't available to public and hide you from the government/isp... Etc then why there are smaller number of bridge relays than normal ones?
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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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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 user-agent strings

What is the current user-agent string(s) of the Tor browser? What user-agent strings has the Tor browser (and older Tor software) used in the past?
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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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Has any gov't or gov't agency told or made the Tor Project put a backdoor(s) into TOR?

I understand that asking directly if they've been approached and asked would get a 'No' since these requests probably come with a gag order. So: Can the Tor Project (or anyone) prove that they haven'...
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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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Can my university network IT see that I am using Tor when I am using Tor Browser with an obfs4 pluggable transport?

I use my private laptop computer and Tor Browser with an obfs4 pluggable transport to log in my university account. The university network IT does not use Deep Packet Inspection, and the ...
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Connect directly with Tor Browser (as in, bypass Tor)?

I recently decided to pay for CryptoStorm anonymous VPN as an extra layer to my privacy protection - so that all requests including UDP requests are automatically masked. As I understand it, all ...
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TOR browser - -ExcludeNodes doesn't work

Using Linux, at torrc. Format used: (at end file) ExcludeNodes {...},{...},{...},{...} ExcludeExitNodes {...},{...},{...},{...} Continues connecting to excluded country nodes. Know how to fix?
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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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Cannot post comments on sites using Facebook social plugin

I have a Facebook account that was successfully registered from behind Tor (not using my real name, of course). I am unable to post comments on sites that use the Facebook social plugin. There is no ...
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Why does JavaScript that compares window.screen.availHeight and window.innerHeight help me to detect Tor browser?

For some website we're working on, I've been asked to detect if users are using the Tor browser. Looking around this came up: https://stackoverflow.com/a/28202492 From that answer, a quick and dirty ...
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Tor browser 32-bit version VS 64-bit

Is TorBrowser 32-bit version less secure than 64-bit? If so, what vulnerabilities can be exploited?
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cant launch tor after install (Debian 10)

Trying to start Tor for first time after install. The first problem Ive got was the non permission to my user in the tor directory at /Downloads, so used root account to set normal privileges. Now ...
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Tor gets stuck on “Loading Network Status”

This is the Log I get after clicking: Shutting down all existing connections. 7/12/19, 17:45:37.240 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network connections. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Why do Tor clients download Microdescriptors and not directly use consensus?

As far as I know, the nodes that make up the Tor network periodically send the directory authorities documents called "routers descriptors," which contain information about themselves. From this ...
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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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Is there a “reason” for Orbot-tethering?

I'm wondering what would be the case to use Orbot-tethering? If I'm using Tails or Whonix, I will use the normal network-connection and internet provider (maybe via Android-tethering) and I'm fine! --...
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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. ...