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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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Is using Tor in .tar.xz file right in Xubuntu?

On this page it is written that one should not use packages in Ubuntu universe as they are not reliably updated. I have .tar.xz file from where I extracted Tor and using it. And when checked Firefox ...
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Is Tor 3.5 better or 0.2.4.20? [closed]

Which version is better to be used ? Because both of them are released to be used as stable versions but I don't know. I expect not Tor 3.5 because still first release for this type of Tor. Give me ...
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How can I renew an IP address? [duplicate]

I'd like to know how I can get a new IP address (besides opening and closing the TOR browser)
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Tor wants to launch cmd.exe each time it starts or exit

I am currently using Sandboxie and I get an alert from Sandboxie that Tor wants to launch cmd.exe each time Tor starts or exit. Currently using version 3.5 of Tor Browser Bundle. What does Tor do ...
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Updating Adobe Flash Player to Tor Browser

When I update Adobe Flash Player, it only updates the Firefox version and not the Tor Browser. How can I update Tor Browser & Adobe Flash Player?
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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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Why did the option to permanently allow javascript disappear from the NoScript menu in Tor Browser?

I recently updated Tor Browser and now I can't permanently allow javascript through the NoScript menu. All I see in it is "Temporarily allow all this page" and options to disable already enabled sites....
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How to use a common screen size?

Using the Tor Browser, one thing I've noticed while looking at the EFF's Panopticon browser fingerprinting tool is that the screen size reported matches the dimensions of the browser window. While ...
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TBB upgrade: What happened to my bookmarks?

I have just upgraded to the Tor Browser Bundle version 3.5. I overwrote my old Tor directory, which normally preserved my bookmarks. With this upgrade, all of my bookmarks are gone. Is there anyway ...
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Site Atlas atlas.torproject.org not find exit node

Lately the Atlas site is not finding the exit node I am connected, the TBB 3.5 this with javascript enabled, what should I do?
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I have a few question's about the Tor browser plugins and search engine [closed]

Okay firstly I am trying to use the search engine Dogpile but when I search for anything it comes up with no results. The next is about plugins I have flip4mac as well as silverlight and I can't add ...
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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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HTTPS problem with Tor Browser Bundle 3.5

I've noticed after running Tor Browser Bundle 3.5 for a few minutes that it will refuse the connection to HTTPS websites. When I turn off HTTPS Everywhere then change a URL from HTTPS to HTTP the ...
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Cannot post comments on sites using Facebook social plugin

I have a Facebook account that was successfully registered from behind Tor (not using my real name, of course). I am unable to post comments on sites that use the Facebook social plugin. There is no ...
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Why does Tor Browser Bundle 3.5 not save preferences?

I was wondering if others are having the issue I am having and if any one knows a solution. The problem is I recently updated to Tor 3.5 and modified some settings in about:config and via Options but ...
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Vidalia standalone with new TBB errors out

bash-4.1$ start-vidalia This gives an error: ./App/vidalia: error while loading shared libraries: libssl.so.1.0.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory I'm running TBB on ...
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Does arm work with the version 3.5 of Tor browser bundle?

I thought I would try monitoring Tor with arm instead of Vidalia, but I keep getting errors. I am running Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS
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What happened to Vidalia?

I just updated Tor Browser bundle today. I opened it and was surprised to find no Vidalia control panel. Where did Vidalia go and how do I control the things that Vidalia did (bridges, start and stop ...
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Why is there no Tor Bundle 3.5 for OS X 64bit?

I have 2.3.x for OS X 64 bit and recently got a notice to upgrade to 3.5, the only options were Windows and OS X in 32 bit and Linux 32 or 64. What happened to the 64 bit version of Tor for OS X? Is ...
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How can a new circuit happen without closing all tabs?

Using the current version (3.5) of the Tor Browser Bundle, how can we switch to a new circuit without losing all tabs and activity? I understand the reason of "New Identity" means everything is ...
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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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What happened to torrc in Tor Browser Bundle?

I just got finished a few weeks ago setting up my torrc to require connections to U.S. ExitNodes. I just used Vidalia to get into the "Tor Configuration File", and edited that. Worked great. Now I've ...
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Many exit nodes unable to download from file hosting sites

My country recently blocked quite a number of popular file hosting sites (e.g. uploaded.net) at the IP level. Using Tor circumvents this but I'm finding that most (nearly all?) Tor exit nodes are ...
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How can I optimize the connection bandwidth and response time for Tor-browsing?

How can I achieve the optimal connection for using Tor as a client, in terms of bandwidth and response time, given infinite resources? Can I set up a server with very strong connection and do a VPN ...
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How to configure proxy setting in Pluggable Transport Bundle?

I have tried multiple times to set a proxy for the Pluggable Transports Tor Browser Bundle but never succeeded. I attempted to set the proxy in Vidalia as HTTP/HTTPS proxy. I have also tried SOCKS5 ...
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How to configure Tor?

How do I configure Tor, once I install it, to work. An error message says it's missing one of two files that Vidalia needs to start up. I'll give you the exact message when I try to install it again ...
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What is the Atlas link in the Tor Browser Bundle?

When you start the Tor Browser Bundle, there are several links for help on Tor. I don't know what the link for Atlas is. It has many graphs on the output node and the firewall ports allowed and ...
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How can I remove flash player forever from Tor?

Somehow flash player has gotten inside Tor and I do not like it. It offered one-click enable flash, but it doesn't state its risks and how long it will be enabled. I don't want to give up privacy for ...
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Flashing exclamation triangle on green onion

I have seen an answers for this suggesting a security update, but no matter how many times I download the latest bundle, save, then run, I still get the flashing warning. Why?
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How does Torbutton remove browser signature header?

By visiting ip-check.info you may find out if your browser's signature corresponds to that of Tor browser or not. If you use TBB it corresponds to it but if you use another browser it no longer ...
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Tor pluggable transports bundle & regular bundle

If I use the pluggable transports bundle with the bridge pack, it tells me my Tor browser needs an update. I have the regular bundle, so can I overwrite that browser with the current bundle or should ...
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Downloads via Tor Browser stop abruptly and then say they are finished [closed]

I make consistent downloads from a specific site. They begin normally, but abruptly stop, usually when they are 2% to 50% completed. After stopping abruptly a pop-up exclaims that all downloads are ...
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Tor Browser says Firefox is already running

When I launch Start Tor Browser.exe it indicates that the circuit is established but then immediately gives the following error message: Firefox is already running, but not responding. To open a ...
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TorBrowser closes my tab as soon as I hit Enter - why? [closed]

I recently updated my TorBrowser bundle, and now the new version apparently randomly denies access to various Web pages. The pages affected aren't out of the ordinary (for example, I've had this ...
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Does a Tor enabled browser affect other browsers?

If I'm running the Tor browser and Google Chrome at the same time will my Chrome browser affect the anonymity of my Tor browser?
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ISP, WiFi, Tracking [duplicate]

I run Tor on my laptop and my phone. I have Verizon Wireless for a service provider. My laptop Internet connection is tethered through my cell phone. So I just run Tor on my laptop. Can Verizon or any ...
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Download files without external application?

When using TBB, right-clicking on a link to download it (i.e., "Save Link As...") generally results in the following message: An external application is needed to handle: < URL of file to ...
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Security Update requires installation every time I launch TorBrowser

Every time I launch the Tor Browser it tells me "There is a security update available for the Tor Browser Bundle. Click here to go to the download page" I've downloaded it twice and replace the file ...
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How can I auto start Tor Browser Bundle in Debian?

I'd like to start Tor Browser automatically on statup. What is the best way to do it? I'm using Debian 7 "Wheezy" with Gnome 3.
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Why isn't Do Not Track enabled?

Why isn't Do Not Track enabled in Tor Browser Bundle by default? I'm aware that it's ultimately up to each site to decide if they'll honour the request, but wouldn't it be sensible to go ahead and ...
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Are there websites like youtube with html5 that work over Tor?

On which sites like youtube can I watch videos in html5 over Tor? How can I make downloads with TBB of videos that do not support html5? I want to see videos at vimeo.com but unable to so with TBB.
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What does Tor do with streams?

I am a bit confused about handling streams in Tor. When we visit a website like Youtube the browser sends more than 100 requests to more than 20 different hosts. If we consider each request is for a ...
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Can I use the Tor-Browser-Bundle update my ubuntu or it may be a bad idea?

I'm really enjoying using this software, but would like to upgrade my ubuntu by network tor with TBB using the command apt-get update and upgrade. I need advice if this is possible or compromise my ...
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Can I use my personal account of facebook, hotmail, gmail in TBB?

I'm in doubt about the use of TBB, because I'm a month without using facebook for reasons of geolocation, I can utilize my TBB through the personal accounts because my registration in social networks ...
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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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Are translated versions of the Pluggable Transports Tor Browser Bundles available for download?

The "standard" TBB has options to download it in many languages via the drop-down (https://www.torproject.org/download/download-easy.html.en). However, the Pluggable Transports version, which is ...
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Proxy server is refusing connection

When launching the Tor browser from its folder it keeps on failing. The Connection Settings is set to Manual Proxy with SOCKS Host at 127.0.0.1 Port 9150 v5.
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Keyboard is not responsive inside of Tor's firefox

When running Tor via the Tor Browser Bundle, Vidalia works fine, Tor runs and connected, Firefox runs and connects to https://check.torproject.org which tells me that I have Tor enabled with an IP ...
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Why should users not use the same browser for both I2P and Tor?

In several forums and articles that I have read people say that the best security for users that want to run both Tor and I2P is to use separate browsers for each. What are the security and anonymity ...
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Can I exit from a specific country or node?

Lets say I want to get Netflix to work via Tor. Currently I keep pressing "new identity" until my traffic is exiting from a country supported by Netflix. I use Tor bridges to access the network. Is ...