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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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?
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What could be the cause for strange size(s) of TorBrowser window?

I tested my TorBrowser with websites like panopticlick. Then downloaded and installed a 2nd TorBrowser to test against. a) the window size is supposed to be a multiple of 100. but I get slightly ...
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Bookmark Removal

I am on Windows 10 with TBB version 8.0.8. I extracted the bundle to my desktop and used it form there for some time (Computer A). Of note, I created some bookmarks. I then moved the TBB folder to a ...
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Follow-up question: Why my log is not showing tor_notices.log and tor_traces.log?

I asked "Please Explain the Different Log Types, Specifically Warn and Notice" and saw "How can I set up logging with latest Tor Browser?". I set it the same way in my torrc. $ grep log /etc/tor/...
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setting the security slider to medium

It says that setting the security slider of the torbrowser to medium disables the function which is dangerous. I would like to know what features are considered dangerous and why. And if I set the ...
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Is the Tor browser always using at Tor ciruit?

I'm using the Tor browser (4.5.3) and when I press the green onion I can see the current Tor circuit that's in use at the moment. Now, is the browser always using a Tor circuit? Because sometimes when ...
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Uploading files with TorBrowser - is it possible?

Is there something about the design of TorBrowser that blocks the ability to upload files to Web sites, or is there something wrong with my TorBrowser installation? UPDATE: I figured out that ...
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Why does Torbutton circuit view not consistently show the correct exit node?

Making an arbitrary number of new identities will eventually cause the circuit view in Torbutton to show the wrong exit node. This is a screenshot I took to show the problem. Notice Torbutton thinks ...
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SSL certificate for Tor

I have setup a Tor Hidden Service, and have the .onion domain. I wish to setup HTTPS. As I am using a self signed cert when a user visits my site they get a warning, which is extremely off putting. ...
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Control Port telnet AUTHENTICATE without any password

As mentioned in stem.torproject: If your torrc doesn't have a CookieAuthentication or HashedControlPassword then to authenticate you will simply call AUTHENTICATE after connecting without any ...
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Internet works only with Tor Browser nothing else (Mozilla, other apps) using Windows

I installed Tor Browser a week ago. I use it first and when I can't go on specific websites, I use Firefox. I also have other apps and software using internet on my computer. Since 2 days, now, for no ...
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tor does not work anymore

Since 1 week I can not launch tor I looked a lot of forum but none really talk about my problem, when I run it said unexpectedly exited tor ..... I tried bridges and proxy it does not work so I put my ...
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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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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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