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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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Cannot connect to Tor Browser anymore

I have used Tor browser for years with now problems at all. When i try it now it says that the proxy is missing (and/or network which is working well) and to contact Tor itself. Gives me this error ...
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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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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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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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i can't open .onion sites on tor

Hmm. We’re having trouble finding that site. We can’t connect to the server at ecleg2gwe2edwiuf.onion. If that address is correct, here are three other things you can try: Try again later. Check ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Excluding Entry Guard Node's Country from Exit Node?

With the way Tor works, you are tied to a fixed Entry Guard for quite a reasonable time. If you are unlucky, you might get connected to a bad Entry Guard Node owned by X. From now on, it is only a ...
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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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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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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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THE TOR BROWSER AND PUBLIC EXIT NODES

i wanted to run some traffic to a bunch of websites, from tor browser. i wanna know exactly if the websites owners well detect i'am running traffic from tor, by detecting tor exit nodes. what ...
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Is some i2p outproxies for tor only?

I believe outproxy to Tor network is safer than outproxy to normal Internet. So, is more I2P outproxy available for Tor than false.i2p?
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Is it possible to see what is my connection path/final tor node in this identity?

I remember that some versions ago tor had a pop-down menu where it was possible to see the path that the connection went through. Has it become totally hidden or was it moved somewhere? How do I look ...
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Tor failed to establish a tor Tor network connection

12/29/18, 17:21:54.324 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network connections. Shutting down all existing connections. 12/29/18, 17:21:54.325 [NOTICE] ...
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accessing websites on tbb and getting blocked on challenge pages

in order to safeguard my safety I tend to visit places using torbrowser-launcher. But more and more I see google challenge pages and even after I do it the right way, the google captcha keeps on ...
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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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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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I downloaded a file from TOR and it dissapeared

I downloaded a file from TOR and it dissapeared. Should I be worried? it also dissapeared from the download history too.
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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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I am getting “signature verification failed”

I downloaded Tor some while ago but never really used it. Recently I started it up and got "Signature Verification Failed. You may be under attack or there might just be a network problem. Click start ...
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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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how do i host .onion on my top level domain name

I understand how to start up a TLD and host the website. how do i host .onion on my top level domain name. Do we purchase the .onion? Any suggestions on this question.
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How bowse .onion sites with a router (raspberrypi) without tor browser

Can we use a raspberry pi for accessing .onion site with the tor config ? I see some tutorials that add in that conf file VirtualAddrNetwork AutomapSuffixes .onion,.exit AutomapOnResolve 1 but ...
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Are Google’s captchas often downright impossible to solve for Tor users because reCAPTCHA is *lying* to them?

(Stack Exchange’s system tells me that my question appears to be subjective and is likely to be closed. But judge for yourself if this is the case.) Do you remember when Google used text captchas ...
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Hidden files are hidden (reproducible)

Specification: OS: Ubuntu 16.04 Tor Browser Bundle: upgraded from 7.x to 8.0.3 (latest version) Issue (summary): FileChooser.show-hidden is set to false after save and open dialog is canceled or ...
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How can I uninstall Tor from Windows 10?

I'd like to uninstall Tor but can't. I've deleted the desktop links and that didn't do it. I've searched my system for any other instances of "Tor" but the only remaining file is the installation ...
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Is Tor safe for windows ten?

I have been looking up that tor may or may not be for windows 10 and I want to use tor for looking around the deep web. several people said that windows 10 has lots of data that can act as spyware.
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Tor and app control solutions

Tor looks very advanced in network intelligence, but before the target, the last, the first node, the firewall, the proxy, there's the computer himself ! What if Tor is blacklisted from a computer-...
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How to bring back the default Firefox start page?

By default, Tor Browser 8.0 offers its own home page "about:tor" with DuckDuckGo search bar, version indicator, get started guide and other useless things. It would be great to replace it with the ...
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Why are the gpg commnd results for posted keys and fingerprints different from what I see in my terminal?

I enter: gpg --keyserver pool.sks-keyservers.net --recv-keys 0x4E2C6E8793298290 result: gpg: requesting key 93298290 from hkp server pool.sks-keyservers.net gpg: key 93298290: public key "Tor Browser ...
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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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Why did Tor Client from Browser in Windows cannot connect to Tor Network using a user-provided Tor Bridge Information

My goal: Establish Tor network from Tor Browser (in Windows 10) using a user-provided Tor Bridge. What I did so far: Following this Tor Wiki, I set an obfs4 Tor Bridge up in an Ubuntu 16.04 machine. ...
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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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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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Tor Browser Bundle User Agent

I remember (or perhaps I should say that I think I remember) that the Tor Browser Bundle was configured, under all operating systems, to show in the user-agent field that it was running on a Windows ...
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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 ...