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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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“This is a SOCKS Proxy, Not An HTTP Proxy”

As the title says, I've been trying to use Tor as a proxy for Postman and I'm getting the following response when I try to make a request to a specific endpoint that does not support HTTPS ...
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If check.torproject.org shows congratulations message, that means my setup is working correctly?

Warning: It may looks like stupid question. I use Expert Bundle instead of Tor Browser and config Firefox to use it (I have my reasons). now when I visit https://check.torproject.org/ I see following ...
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How to run multiple Tor browsers simultaneously on Windows?

I tried this I successfully made a copy of the tor folder working with different IPs on both tors, but what do I do for the third copy of the tor folder? What control port and stock ...
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NetInfo cells usage

NetInfo cells contain the fields Other OR's address [variable] and This OR's addresses [variable]. I was wondering what their usage is. In addition, its documented that the size is variable, ...
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Use TorBrowser when tor is already running (osx)

I followed a tutorial and now I have Homebrew tor running in the background at all times for use by an unrelated application. But now I can't use Tor Browser. I typed tor into Terminal and I get ...
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Are the LinkWidth attacks still a threat?

Recently i have found a pdf talking about an attack using so-called “LinkWidth” against tor network, here it is https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/aa31/f6e8676e6c1a531854e4337649f0556e9280.pdf The ...
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Two devices with same ip address, will using Tor Browser on one device affect the other device?

I connected my laptop to the home network and got a popup of ip-conflict issue; i neglected it and opened Tor browser.. and my sister using her laptop ordered some stuff on amazon using chrome..now ...
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scripting Tor browser with marionette

Does anybody know whether it is possible to script Tor Browser with Marionette (https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Mozilla/QA/Marionette)? If I pass the -marionette argument to start-tor-...
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NoScript XSS Warning False Positive

Let's say we go to a site, like https://unicornify.pictures/, and, for no reason at all, drag some of the text on the page to the space to the right of the new tab plus sign. This should open up a ...
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Tor can't be connect by bridge

4/12/19, 06:11:30.835 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network connections. Shutting down all existing connections. 4/12/19, 06:11:30.835 [NOTICE] ...
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What are the exact technical differences between the error messages when the client cant connect to the hidden service?

when you browse a hidden service which is not there anymore you can see two different error messages. English: Server Not Found / Hmm. We're having trouble finding that site. German: Server nicht ...
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Tor Browser - start-tor-browser is empty?

So I was installing the Tor Browser on Kali-Linux and as well as most people I got the "Tor Browser Bundle should not be run as root"-Error. Reading Bugfixes for this i encountered that it's ...
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reCAPTCHA doesn't work with Tor Browser [duplicate]

Is it supposed to be a joke? I can't create an account for a Tor forum with the Tor Browser. reCAPTCHA won't work. Actually it's not the problem of this forum only. The reason I got here is... ...
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download speed when using tor browser

sometimes when downloading files through the tor browser i get speed like 2-3MB/sec. that looks suspicious when the usual speed is like 100KB/sec https://check.torproject.org shows that the browser is ...
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Newbie question (sorry) How to import bookmarks into TOR 8.0.8

all posts on this have been dated 2017 or earlier there is no show bookmarks in TOR The MENU > Library > Bookmarks > Bookmarking Tools does not provide an "import" frustrated. I am shifting to TOR ...
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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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How to set up the Tor browser on Linux Mint in a VM with a VPN on the Host

(Forgive me, I don't know whether to post this here for in the "Information Security" community) I'm brand new to Tor, I understand the basics of how it works and the Do's & Don'ts. I have a ...
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Torbutton Extension Unusable

My question is about the torbutton extension preloaded on Tor. I will try to be as precise as possible: I run a VM operating Whonix (Linux distro) with the gateway and workstation activated, and ...
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Globe is Gray Tor Won't Search

Tor was working, when I started Tor a purple window would appear and I could start a search. Now the globe is gray and typing in the window and clicking the arrow - nothing happens. How do I turn ...
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Firefox using Socks, IP the same across multiple instances and tabs

Using Tor via Firefox, socks to connect. I noticed the IP stays the same over multiple instances and tabs Whereas if i were to use Tor Browser itself, it would be different per instance or tab. ...
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hashed password in torrc file seems not working (Windows 10, Python3)

I got the hashed password from tor with 'tor --hash-password' C:\Users\*****\Desktop\Tor Browser\Browser\TorBrowser\Tor>tor --hash-password thisismypassword!!!! | more Mar 27 19:39:47.866 [warn] ...
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Windows10 cmd -> tor --service start | more -> StartService() failed

C:\Users\*****\Desktop\Tor Browser\Browser\TorBrowser\Tor>tor --service install -options ControlPort 9051 | more Running on a Post-Win2K OS, so we'll assume that the LocalService account exists. ...
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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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When downloading things from TOR, could I accidentally download other random files as well?

So my friend has TOR and he uses it to get some game stuff. But when we went through his files, pictures and videos, we found some files that he claims he never downloaded and they must have piggy ...
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are there any adjustments I can make to speed this up?

I am getting speeds as low as 56 kbps down to 2kbps. is there any way I can speed this up? thanks in advance
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Where is noscript source code in Tor browser bundle

I'm trying to find the source code of noscript in the Tor browser bundle, usually (given how firefox does it) it should be under <uniqueID>.default/extensions, however with Tor browser bundle ...
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Tor Not Working every time I start it

Every time I start the Tor browser, I get this red screen with this message: "Something is not working. Tor is not working in this browser". I have to close Tor and reopen it for the message in red ...
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How to build specific version of tor-browser?

I have very limited knowledge about building in general, but first attempt was somewhat successful, using this as guidance. How to reproduce current release (8.0.6) featured on torproject.org ...
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Does your internet provider see that you're using TOR? [duplicate]

I hope this doesn't sound like a stupid question but can your internet service provider see that you're using TOR? I don't want the police to show up at my door asking me why I was searching for gifts ...
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Please could you assist me installing the Tor browser properly and keeping it persistent

please could you assist me in regards to installing tor properly and keepping it persistent, as I have had countless problems trying to install the Tor Browser, I am currenlty using Parrotsec OS Home ...
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Running another browser along side TOR

If I run TOR and another browser (say Firefox) and surf on both at the same time, one downloading and surfing the other does this compromise the security/anonymity of TOR?
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Is it ok to the Orbot with the normal Firefox browser on android?

I noticed that when using Orbots "VPN Mode" that my normal Firefox browser works fine and when I visit check.torproject.org it says I'm connected even though I'm not using the Tor Browser specifically....
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Track Tor circuit via ISP logs

I have some question about the very basics of tor, as this keeps bugging me now for some time: As far as I know every tor node is only aware of the ip address of the following node. For example the ...
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How do I load Tor-Browser with Wayland?

Firefox functions in Fedora/CentOS with Wayland, Tor-Browser should too. No Xorg necessary. How do I launch Tor-Browser under Wayland? Thank you!
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How often should i click on “Create new identity”?

I know that this is to clear cache, cookies, DNS and also other things that i don't know. I want to know when should i "Create new identity".
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My TOR connection keeps timing out

here is my TOR log, someone please help 2/13/19, 17:26:00.670 [NOTICE] Bootstrapped 10%: Finishing handshake with directory server 2/13/19, 17:26:00.670 [NOTICE] Bootstrapped 80%: Connecting to the ...
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How is data encrypted and decrypted in onion routing?

I read that onion proxy adds a layer of abstraction for each onion router in a route,and each onion router just removes a layer of encryption then does onion proxy knows about all onion routers in the ...
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How to Remove/Disable/Always Accept HTML5 Canvas Image?

How can I disable the patch and limit its influence? In older TBB builds this patch could be removed pretty easy. Is there still an easy way? The difficult way seems to revert these changes: https://...
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iplocation.net Reports the Same Proxy, TorBrowser or Firefox (non-tor)

The site https://www.iplocation.net/find-ip-address (What is my IP?) reports an IP address, and two proxy addresses. One of the two proxy addresses is the same from TorBrowser or from Firefox (non-...
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Tor Browser - Keep Cookies for select websites

I am using Tor Browser to do research work and I use a lot Google. Is it possible to keep Google Cookie intact between Tor Browser restarts? I know it's quite complicated problem so that's why I am ...
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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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“Could not connect to tor control port”

I installed tor browser bundle for windows on Windows 7, 32 bit. When I start the tor browser, in 80% of the cases, I get an error with "Could not connect to tor control port". I tried with disabled ...
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De-anonymization in Tor, just a matter of time?

Simple question. Doesn't the way Tor works make a de-anonymization more likely the longer you use/run Tor? From my understanding, you are fully de-anonymized when X controls both Entry Guard 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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Cannot start Tor on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

First of all I am kind of new to Linux and Ubuntu, also I have not been using tor for long, I am learning about it. It is the first time I encounter issues with it, been using on Win and Ubuntu fine ...
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No http:// in the URL bar of my search results using Tor browser

I'm a first time user of Tor. My search result using the Tor browser does not include the http:// in the URL bar. And the results (an online newspaper) looks "funny" and h as letters and writing all ...
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Should i install a VPN on Tor Browser? [duplicate]

Is it safe to use Tor without a VPN? Or Should i install a VPN?
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Disk thrashing with TBB8

I recently tried to switch to TorBrowser for my regular Web browsing, but found that my entire PC slows to a crawl after about two hours of use, constantly reading and/or writing who-knows-what to ...
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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 ...