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Is it possible to know which entry node, middle node, and exit node one is using while using TBB?

Is it possible to know which entry node, middle node, and exit node one is using while using TBB online. Also, be informed as node changes or additional nodes being added online while using TBB.
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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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If I log into facebook with Tor, am I still protected?

I want to be able to log into social networking sites like FB. Do I have to make a new account or will Tor protect my identity still? I think I logged into FB and realized that I might not be ...
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Use Tor browser as non-root Linux

If I want to use the Tor browser as a non root user is there a way to do it without having to completely logout of the root workspace and log back in as another user? Basically have the browser run ...
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Setting the country of the tor ExitNodes

I'm having some trouble in setting the country of the tor exit nodes. Following this link, by adding the bellow entries to the ./Data/torrc ExitNodes {ru} StrictNodes 1 an exit node from the ...
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Connect to Tor-Firefox via Ruby/Watir

I am having issues connecting to Tor via Ruby - Watir webdriver. I use the Tor Browser Bundle. The problem is that when I try to connect via Watir (Selenium) I cannot seem to open Tor instead of ...
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Is using Tor on Windows dangerous?

One of my friends keeps telling me that it's useless to use Tor on Windows, as Windows is full of key-loggers, Trojans and other malware, and if they want to identify me it will be easy because of ...
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Can't connect to onion sites

Installed the Tor browser bundle on my Ubuntu 14.10 box a while back and am now trying to learn about onion sites. My Tor browser passes the check.torproject.org test, but can not connect to ...
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Tor Browser does not have permission to access the profile... Win 10/64

I've looked at the other questions regarding this message, and none of the "cures" work for me. Not even running as administrator. The "profile" it's complaining it can't access......
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How can Facebook's Tor Onion be constantly accessible with the massive bandwidth demand?

Background: (you can skip if you already know the details of Facebook's Hidden Service) In 2014, Facebook unveiled their Tor Hidden Service that let people from restricting governments access Facebook ...
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How to chain proxy after Tor

How can I use a proxy after Tor? Few sites that I use refuse connections from Tor due to abuse, and because of DDOS many sites behind cloudfare/akamai constantly ask me to do captcha every refresh. So ...
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Does the Tor Browser Bundle cache relay information?

When I restart the Tor Browser Bundle shortly after I've closed it I have the impression that relay information load faster. So I assume that the information about running relays is cached somehow. Is ...
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Why isn't the Tor Foundation registered in Apple's Gatekeeper Developer ID Program?

New Tor users using Apple's Mac OSX sometimes run into difficulty opening the Tor browser bundle the first time. This could be alleviated if the Tor Foundation were to register in Apple's Gatekeeper ...
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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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How to run multiple Tor browsers simultaneously and independently with different circuits and exit IP addresses using TBB version 4.0.3? [duplicate]

I have reserched a lot on the subject of how to run multiple Tor Browsers simultaneously, and independently, but could not find anything so far that make that possible. How may I arrange the Tor ...
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Can I download other software via TBB safely?

I use the Tor Browser Bundle for software downloads because I can not use the internet for this without Tor. Windows and Linux software download sites often do not use HTTPS, so I run the risk of ...
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How to call Tor browser using Selenium using Java?

How to call Tor browser using Selenium testing framework using Java? I have downloaded Tor and I have started IDE with Selenium JARs included. I want to open Tor browser using selenium with Java and ...
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Tor Browser Will Not Start

(Windows 10 Home, 64-Bit Operating System, x64-based processor) Tor Browser will not start. When clicking the "Start Tor Browser" icon all I get is the "Tor unexpectedly exited" message. Pressing the ...
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c# make web request using Tor

I'm trying to create web request using tor.it's giving error "Unable to connect to the remote server" inner exception "No connection could be made because the target machine actively refused it 127.0....
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Tor browser behaviour in Windows versus Linux

If I start the Windows Tor browser bundle using Start Tor Browser.exe and subsequently close the browser, Vidalia shuts down Tor and then exits. In Linux, if I start the Tor browser bundle using the ...
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How to store certifcates over session?

How can I store trusted certificates for e.g. HTTPS in a manner, that they are still available after restarting of Tor Browser Bundle?
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Tor Browser Bundle does not work on OpenBSD

I downloaded TBB version 4.5.3 for GNU/Linux and extracted it on OpenBSD version 5.7 (current version which is basically a daily snapshot.) I unzipped TBB on the said OS and after I cd to the ...
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Tor Browser Bundle Showing Error "Firefox is Already Running" on Mac

I've installed the Tor Browser Bundle on my Mac, by downloading the package file and extracting it on my desktop. But when I try to run TBB, I get the error "Firefox is already running". I have ...
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Running Tor over Tor

So I am going to set up a Raspberry Pi Onion Router and I normally use the browser bundle would it be bad? More effective? Or just as effective as using just the browser bundle?
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Why does not Tor Browser disable cookies completly?

Even when I set TBB's security slider to the highest level and activate all checkboxes in the security setting (where one "only" states to ), the cookie settings in Tor Browser still allow cookies to ...
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Guard Nodes: how long is too long?

I've had the same guard node for almost 4 weeks now. I know it's natural to have the same guard for a prolonged period, but a month? I use tbb every day, tbb version 6.0.7 on ubuntu 16. Would anyone ...
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How to debug TorBrowser?

I've recently found, that my instance of TorBrowser crashes on "reddit.com". I've tried to find any *.log file, like notice.log or debug.log. Nothing! How can I DEBUG browser? To be sure what ...
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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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Invalid Onionsite Address

Most of the onion links that I copy paste in DuckDuckGo on tor browser show 'invalid onionsite address'. Even the very common ones like the url for torch. I tried connecting with a bridge, it didn't ...
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Run tor-browser-bundle with another user

i am using the newest tbb version 6.0.1 on ubuntu 12.04. i wanted to know, if it is possible (and recommended) to start tbb with another user, for example user "tor_browser"? i just found that issue: ...
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What's the difference between the Tor proxy and the Browser Bundle?

I have done some research on Tor the past few months, trying to learn more about it's infrastructure, and have been successful for the most part. However, there is something that I can't seem to find ...
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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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Tor vs Brave - which is technically more effective to hinder user tracking - fingerprint generalization or randomization?

TOR's method to countering fingerprinting is to make as many users "appear the same" as possible, let us call this to "generalize". While Brave tries to randomize all fingerprints of each and every ...
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Load an html file in tails browser while offline?

Using tails 2.1, I am trying to open an html file in a browser from persistent storage / or usb drive. If I try to open in Tor browser (default), it is not loaded at all. (I tried disabling all add-...
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Does the GnuTLS bug (CVE-2014-0092) affect the Tor Browser Bundle or Tails?

There is a new major security vulnerability in the GnuTLS library (CVE-2014-0092) that undermines SSL on (some?) Linux platforms. What versions of the Tor Browser Bundler or Tails (if any) are ...
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What happens if I enable scripts globally in Tor browser?

In Tor browser bundle, there are some extensions like NoScript installed. However, setting NoScript to block scripts breaks many websites that rely on Javascript. Does enabling these scripts mean that ...
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Noscript and latest TBB (v3.6.4) -- recommended modifications to default settings?

I recall that previous versions of TBB came with Noscript, but with javascript enabled by default. Since then, it would appear that the settings for Noscript (TBB v3.6.4) have been modified and ...
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TorBrowserBundle 3.5 Can't Connect to Internet [closed]

Tried using latest Pluggable Transports TorBrowserBundle 3.5. Says it's connected to Tor, but cannot connect to any websites. TorBrowser 3.5 (w/out obfsproxy) gives same result. No problems loading ...
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Is there a recommended and/or compatible antivirus software and/or tool available for Tor Browser Bundle

Specifically, for window OS, is there a recommended and/or compatible antivirus software and/or tool one can use to increase the security of the system. The point being, if there is a malware on the ...
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Tor Browser Bundle (TBB) new circuit versus new identity

I have experimented in the Tor Browser Bundle with the Tor Button's choices of "new circuit for this site" and "new identity". "New circuit" appears to affects only the open tab and creates a new ...
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Tor browser bundle has stopped working (mac)

I have the latest Tor browser bundle installed on OSX 10.8.5. It connects and I see the 'Congratulations!' page but am unable to browse to any sites e.g. startpage.com or run a search - I just see '...
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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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TBB + FoxyProxy = Safe?

Can I safely use FoxyProxy together with the Tor Browser Bundle? I like to have an additional hop after the Tor exit node. Therefore I am considering the use of the FoxyProxy plugin to the Tor ...
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Opening Tor on my Mac OX says Firefox is already running

Just downloaded the new Tor browser bundle on my MACBOOK Pro and I get a message that reads "a copy of firefox is already running. Only one copy allowed at a time." Any suggestions for newbie, like ...
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"HOWEVER, this browser is out of date"

I keep getting the browser is out of date message even tho I click on the onion, download the latest Tor Bundle & install it. Any suggestions? I'm asking because I sometimes have an issue with ...
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What is the risk of Guard-Exit node in Tor compare to Guard and exit node separately?

It appears that having Guard-Exit node in Tor increase the probability of deanonymizing the client compare to Guard and exit node separately. To put it in a nutshell if a node at times could become ...
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Tor Secret Key isn't working on local host server

I'm new to Tor, and so far I've managed to get public & secret keys. But when I try to run my public key on my Tor browser, it says "Unable to Connect" and the sub-line is "Firefox can't establish ...
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How can I set up logging with latest Tor Browser?

The current version of the Tor Browser Bundle doesn't contain Vidalia. Therefore it is quite hard to have a look in the log file and to find relevant messages. What is the best way to set up logging ...
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sudden change in port number of closest relay when changed to pasing traffic of Firefox through Tor network

I understand to obtain the complete successful results out of Tor, is it mandatory to use Tor browser bundle. But sometimes, for a general user, Firefox is much tempting to use for many reasons as a ...
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Start Tor Browser maximized [closed]

When I start the Tor Browser Bundle, I need to manually maximize it every time. Is there a way to make it just start maximized?
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