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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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Binary dated for Dec 31 1999?

Just installed the latest torbrowser and noticed the timestamps are kinda off. Is this unusual or something to be concerned about? > ls -laFthr ./Browser/TorBrowser/Tor/tor -rwx------ 1 user user ...
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Can I Create A Local Area Network Using TOR?

I've been using tor for quite a while now and I want to create a private ip network/lan but want it to be secure. I will try to explain this as best as I can. Basically what I want to do is build a ...
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Tails OS : SSH tunnel works but not for tor browser

I set up an ssh tunnel on Tails ( tor -> tunnel -> internet ) to reach tor-unfriendly sites, it does seem to work ( I tested it with electrum ), but when I try to reach it with tor browser by changing ...
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Tor launcher error message recieved

I have recently installed tor. I cannot open the browser as I am receiving the following message: unable to save tor setting Unable to set option: Failed to bind one of the listener ports
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Tor Browser 7.0.9 can't print page to file

My desktop OS is Fedora 26 and the Tor browser is 7.0.9. I found tor browser can't print as print to file, it produces nothing. The print preview looks nice but doesn't produce any file (PDF or PS) ...
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Help to remove tor

Last night I installed tor and now i want to delete it and install some new package. I am getting the following error. How do i fix this please help. sudo apt-get install mysql-server Reading ...
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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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Proxy problems - New to TOR

I'm new to TOR and mistakingly fiddled with the proxy settings, now I am unable to establish a connection to TOR. This is the message shown: 9/12/18, 16:09:54.536 [WARN] You specified a public ...
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New update and settings (newb)

I have just downloaded the latest updated version 7.0.11. I have noticed some setting changes in the preferences. History : "Use Custom Settings For History". I thought this would have been set to ...
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Can't connect Tor Network, failed to establish network

I've just started using the latest Tor Browser, connecting through my university connection. When I try to connect, it failed to establish connection with the network after waiting for a long time. 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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How can you export cookies from the Tor Browser Bundle?

Cookies don't show up in Privacy & Security Preferences when you click Manage Data (it shows no cookies even when there are cookies), which appears to be inherited from Firefox's Private Browsing ...
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Need some information about running tor exit Relay

I'm thinking about buying a computer to run an exit relay. I wonder what specs would be coherent ? Or should I use a VPS ? I have a 500mbps fiber connection at home. Thank you
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How to change Tor browser time zone

Is there a way to change the time zone displayed by the Tor browser? I seen that, it is set +0 UTC for everyone.
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Prevent Tor Browser from connecting to a node in a certain country?

I want to prevent Tor Browser from connecting to any nodes in a certain country. How do I do so?
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How can I safely use Tor without the “Browser bundle”?

I am a complete newbie, just started using Tor. I was reading an article on the internet about how to maintain as much anonymity as possible while using Tor, and it said: "Don’t use Tor Browser Bundle"...
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Vps works over tor

Can I setup a Tor exit node using Virtual Private Server that uses VPN that allows port forwarding. Is that possible?
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Is it normal for websites to know my monitor resolution?

With Javascript enabled in TBB, going to a site to detect screen resolution on Windows 7 gives my actual screen resolution. This is not just some fake value Tor Browser is giving, because it will be ...
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Is there a way to create desktop shortcuts (.url files) with Tor Browser?

I recently noticed one way in which TorBrowser acts differently than stock Firefox - I can't drag from the address bar to an Explorer window. In stock Firefox, this would allow me to create a ...
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snap and apt usage to install the tor browser bundle?

Not to put too fine a point on it, but neither snap nor apt are suitable for installing current versions of the tor browser? I see the downloads are available directly from the tor site.
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DNS in Tor and Tor Browser

If I look for DNS leaks when using Tor Browser, I find none. For example, if I connect to https://dnsleaktest.com in Tor Browser, using even the most lax of the security settings, the DNS servers that ...
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how reload TOR service with specific configuration

i have tor with default configuration an 10 other tor with specific config in macosx i can reload tor services with "brew services reload tor" command for reload tor with default config i ran other ...
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Tor Browser windows' size when Safest security level? [duplicate]

Why does the yellow banner 'Maximizing Tor Browser can allow websites to determine you monitor size, which can be used to track you...' show up even when the security level is 'Safest' in Tor Browser? ...
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Auto web page shut down

Is it possible for me to set a timer for the Tor Browser window to close automatically if no activity is detected. Or could Tor Browser be set to do this automaticlly when I visit banking websites or ...
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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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Use of tor bridges

Is it safer to use tor bridges or normal access points in order to hide the IP? I noticed that when I use bridges, Google asks me almost always to prove that I am human and not a pc. When I don't use ...
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Tor public key Provided object is too large

I try to import Tor browser public key like this gpg --keyserver pool.sks-keyservers.net --recv-keys 0x4E2C6E8793298290 but I get error pubring.kbx': Provided object is too large I use debian ...
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Regression ISSUE : Tor Browser and Firefox SYNC not working since 22-May-2019

Prior to May 22nd, I used my Firefox account to SYNC my bookmarks, add-ons and preferences between my Tor Browser and Firefox browser applications. This appears to be a result of Tor Browser's ...
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Can't access sites running tor cli that I can access with Tor Browser

When you run Tor Browser you can connect applications through its proxy on port 9150. I have done this for a small command line script to check the uptime status of some web service. I don't want my ...
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How can I find out what my control port is?

I'm trying to use Tor in conjunction with FrostWire, and I' following these instructions: http://www.ehow.com/how_7510294_do-configure-tor-frostwire.html I can't seem to figure out how to get the ...
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how to figure out how many relays are there in your tor URL?

Previously, reportedly there used to be three relays when you used torbrowser to go to your actual destination . Your browser - relay1 (some IP country A) - relay 2 (some IP, country B) - relay 3 (...
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Yellow flickering exclamation mark appears on onion icon in toolbar when opening a new web page

Can anyone tell me what it means? I suppose it's some kind of warning, but it doesn't say what for. I get it every time I open a new web page; then, choosing 'Preferences'-->'Restore Defaults' from ...
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How do I turn JavaScript off in Tor Browser Bundle 3.5?

I've updated to the latest Tor Browser Bundle but the option to turn off JavaScript seems to have disappeared. What is the correct way to turn off JavaScript now? I tried to set JavaScript enabled to ...
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How can I change the PATH of the torrc-file in Tor-Browser?

How can I change the PATH of the torrc-file in Tor-Browser? Under about:config I changed: extensions.torlauncher.torrc_path", "/path/to/Tor"); I re-started Tor-Browser and it shows me an error: ...
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onion.id question

Recently I went to visit a clearnet site "deepdotweb" and was met with a seizure notice. Not surprisng. Anyway I got to poking around a bit more and it seems like there is a bit of chaos going on in ...
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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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start-tor-browser.desktop run with notepad

i can't install tor because when i run 'start-tor-browser.desktop' file, it opens with note block. I have kali linux, i've tried with command line, but it still don't work. Can someone help me?
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Tor Browser Bundle must be run within the X Window System. Exiting

I was following the Tor installation process in Kali Linux. When I attempted to run the ./start-tor-browser command while logged in as root, which is the default in Kali Linux, it did not work. So I ...
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Tor browser won't open (kali roling 2016.2)

When I launch tor ('tor' command via the shell), the shell show me theses lines : But, nothing happen after the "Bootstrapped 100%: Done" :/ I restart my computer and re-tested I purge tor (sudo ...
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Tor install in Kali linux will not work?

I have downloaded Tor and tried to install but when I try to open the install it just opens a text file. Is there something else that I need? What am I doing wrong? Sorry this is the Tor I ...
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“Tor unexpectedly exited” on MacOS Mojave 10.14.6 Beta

I'm having trouble launching Tor Browser on MacOS Mojave 10.14.6 Beta. I get the "Tor unexpectedly exited" message and haven't been able to launch it. Copying the Tor Logs returns no errors. Any ...
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Building just Firefox for Tor Browser

I am actually working on modifying some parts of Tor Browser for my project and for that I will need to build Tor Browser's source code. I was following this website and after cloning tor-browser-...
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Can I comment on youtube videos

Can commenting on youtube videos (including signing into google+ etc) happen or is it not implemented? I'm on an ubuntu linux build
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Cannot persist NoScript settings on TorBrowser 8

NoScript resetting to default after closing Tor Browser NoScript default is enabling script, object, media, frame, font, webgl, fetch, other!! I can manually go to extension page and reset to true ...
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My OSX is saying “TorBrowserBundle_en-US” can't be opened because it is from an unidentified developer

I've downloaded the TBB but it won't open because "TorBrowserBundle_en-US" is from an "unidentified developer". How do I solve this?
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Onion site not opening\

I have been struggling from 2 days, I have installed Tor browser and I can access DuckDuckgo and Facebook onion website. But when I open Marketplace links from Deepwebacademy.com they don't open and ...
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Have Tor appear to be a different browser

I was wondering is there a way to fool websites into thinking that I am using another browser instead of what I'm really using, Tor Browser. Say I wanted example.com to see me connecting to them using ...
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Does the Tor Browser store images on a local hard drive

OK, I am a total newbie and this is probably a dumb question, but I'm going to ask it anyway. If I downloaded the TOR browser from the website, the recommended manner that I'm told to do, and I don't ...
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Reset to default browser size

I accidentally resized tor browser. How to change back to default size without restart?