Questions tagged [tor-browser-bundle]

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Is Tails browser same as separate Tor bundle-browser?

It seem to be somehow different, is it still FF-based? Or is there any possibility to use tails and then use Tor bundle same way as you use it in Windows? And of course, is Tails's browser's security ...
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All .onion domains seem slow

Is it just me or are most .onion domains really slow? If its not just me then why is it slow? Alot of domains seem to not work and a few work and are really slow...
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Is using Pinned Tabs and Bookmarks bad for Tor Browser?

There are some onion sites I want to keep track of but the URLs are so long. Is using pinned tabs and bookmarks a secure option? Will people be able to track me if I set bookmarks or pin some tabs?
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TBB 3.5.2 fail to connect, but TBB 3.5.0 works, where is wrong?

Hi there I'm trying to update my TBB from 3.5.0 to 3.5.2 but is having issue connecting. Here's what I did: Download the TBB 3.5.2 using TBB 3.5.0 and verify the signature, it shows Good signature ...
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can anti-proxy settings be used with dynamic proxys? [closed]

I'm using tor to get round a restrictive proxy, but the IP of the proxy rotates and changes depending on what computer I'm using. Can I put in a range of IPs and have tor route through them?
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What does "[Warning] Rejecting SOCKS request for anonymous connection to private address [scrubbed]." means?

What does "[Warning] Rejecting SOCKS request for anonymous connection to private address [scrubbed]." means? Vidalia occasionally gives this warning.
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Home page on Tor Browser keeps reverting

I have created a simple html page stored locally with quick links to my favorite Tor services and set it as my home page for Tor Browser, but it seems to be overridden with the default torproject.org ...
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Why is there not control panel in the task bar? [duplicate]

tor is never in the task bar and i would like to see the control panel, i download tor several times and mozilla to.. i don't understand. Can you help me please ? I didn't find the answer anywhere. ( ...
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Arm may not be usable for TBB windows users. What are the alternatives?

The anonymizing relay monitor (arm) may not be usable for TBB windows users (or is it?). What alternatives exist for TBB window users?
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How to use Arm with Tor Browser Bundle

Tor Browser Bundle 3.5 doesn't maintain Vidalia Tor map anymore, so I thought of using Tor Arm to view the Tor network traffic. How do I run it?
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Utilizing Vidalia, one was able to view the process of connection to Tor. Is there a way to view this process with TBB 3.5 or newer?

Utilizing Vidalia, one was able to view the process of connection to Tor perior to Tor version 3.5 (This was possible by opening the message Log of Vidalia Control Panel). Now, even if one enable ...
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Is it possible to run Tor in virtual machine with only 256 Megabyte of RAM?

I would like to know if it is feasible to run Tor in virtual machine with 256 MB of RAM. If so, which flavor of linux minimal enough to run it?
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Is there a way to specify a configuration file when launching the Tor Browser Bundle? [duplicate]

I start Tor using the Firefox binary inside the bundle and it seems to work. How do I make it point to a custom torrc file and not the file inside the bundle? I'd like to do something like this: ...
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How to make the Tor Browser take the same identity each time

I use Tor Browser in Ubuntu. I want to learn a way if possible to make the Tor Browser take the same identity each time I open it. Is it possible?
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How can I use plugins in TorBrowser?

I visited a streaming site in TorBrowser, but it said it needed a plugin to stream videos. I've already installed the latest version of Adobe Flash Player, but it still won't stream videos or play ...
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Public WIFI does not connect

Is it common for Tor browser not to connect when using public WIFI? For example a Starbucks WIFI that requires you to "accept" their access agreement.
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In Tor Browser Bundle how can I manually use a proxy address without turning off Tor?

When I use Tor Browser, the Tor button next to the address bar says "Tor Disabled" whenever I try to manually configure a certain HTTP/HTTPS proxy IP address. Is there any possible way to use a ...
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Jitsi trough Tor (browser)

I am trying to use Jitsi trough Tor browser, but it is not working. There is no error notification. Jitsi simply doesn't go online. Can you help?
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How can I improve my SSL/TLS security?

I recently visited https://www.howsmyssl.com/ with TorBrowser Bundle 3.5 and the rating was alarming. In particular, the site informed me that the cipher SSL_RSA_FIPS_WITH_3DES_EDE_CBC_SHA was ...
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authenticate telnet connection

I tried connecting to tor in TBB 3.5.1, OS X 10.8.5 using telnet localhost 9151 but since CookieAuthentication is set it requires authentication. From the manual CookieAuthentication 0|1 If this ...
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Cannot login to goodreads.com using Tor [closed]

I am using the latest version of the Tor Browser Bundle. I have created an account for Goodreades. After the account creation I was automatically logged in and was able to use the site. Today I tried ...
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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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The Hidden Wiki not opening

After installing the last version of Tor, connection works good (I checked it ). When I open the hidden wiki, it doesn't work. After long time loading it tells me The connection has timed out. Is ...
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In the new Tor browser bundle how to change identity programmatically?

In the new Tor browser bundle is there any way to change new identity programmatically, since there is no Vidalia bundle?
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Connecting to Tor through Verizon

If my computer has a wireless connection to a Verizon wireless base connected via cable, do I need to do anything special before I can rely on Tor anonymity or can I just download Tor, install and ...
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How to store passwords in Tor Browser?

The Remember passwords option in Tor Browser is greyed out. In past versions of the Tor Browser Bundle there was a setting in Tor Button, but in v3.5 it's no longer there. How can I store passwords ...
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WOT-add-on with Tor browser bundle [closed]

I´m using Tor browser bundle (v. 3.5). As I see there are four add-ons preinstalled: HTTPS-Everywhere, NoScript, and of course Torbutton and TorLauncher. I also understand that one shouldn´t install ...
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How can I get a relay's fingerprint?

I recently checked https://check.torproject.org/ and noticed Atlas to get information for the exit node. I want to craft and directly open the url for the relay without going through the Tor Project ...
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Cannot connect to Tor network

When I double click on the tor.exe, a window comes up saying "connecting to the Tor Network". The status bar goes almost half way and stops. I am using Windows 7 64 bit and NOT using any proxies. ...
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What is the preferred OS platform with respect to TBB in the sense of minimization of security risks?

Different OS platforms offer advantages and disadvantages in term of security as far as user is concerned. Some maybe open-source, others may not be. Some may have huge user base, others may have a ...
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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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Random user agent in Tor Browser

I am currently using a Firefox Add-on which generates a random user agent string from a large list of user agents. I am trying to protect myself from organisations and governments with a lot of ...
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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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Can creating bookmark in TBB add any security risk for user?

Can Creating bookmark in TBB add any security risk for user? Can anybody read any of these bookmarks remotely?
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Tor hidden services doesn't seem to be working for me [duplicate]

I cannot seem to access any onion site while on Tor. It was working fine about a week maybe a week and a half ago, then all of the sudden it just stopped connecting to any onion site at all. I have ...
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Is there a way to make it so Tor doesn't repeat the same IP or gives the same IP less often?

I noticed that sometimes when I connect with Tor or get a new identity, I'll see an IP repeated. Is there any way to make it so Tor never repeats the same IP or gives the same IP less often? Or is ...
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Even after disabling Java Script Fonts are readable. Is there any patch for this issue?

Even after disabling Java Script Fonts are indirectly readable. Is there any patch for this issue? This is a warning I get from a test site. Your installed fonts are indirectly readable by this ...
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I do not see a warning anymore when downloading a PDF file!

Tor Browser Bundle version 3.5 for windows does not show any warning when a PDF file is about to download. Is it a feature or a Bug?
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How do I make my Tor Browser a relay?

I have the updated version of Tor, but there is no console after the Tor connection is made and the browser comes up. I would like to run a Tor relay but am unable to due to lack of Tor console. Thank ...
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Pop-up blocker needed

Is there any pop-up block program that I can run while using my TorBrowser? Or is there a program that I am not seeing.
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Can no longer access to internet with the new Tor browse bundle?

I just updated my Tor browser bundle program to the new one, but the programs that were always supposed to use Tor can no longer connect to the Internet (I kept the same proxy preferences) ... However,...
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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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An alternative to Tor [closed]

In our college, Tor is not functioning. I've tried many other proxy sites like (say, hide my ass). These sites have also been blocked. Can any one suggest an alternative?
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Is it safe to import bookmarks?

Is is safe to import bookmarks from another browser into the Tor Browser? How can I import my bookmarks if it is safe? I have not tried anything because I am not sure
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How to pause Tor with new 3.5 firefox bundle (no Vidalia) [closed]

With Vidalia I would stop Tor, change my firewall profile, and then use regular Firefox. I could switch back over the same way, and my TorBrowser tabs were still opened. With this new setup, when I ...
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Language.bin file have been found on my system after using Tor Browser

Recently, I have noticed a lot of language.bin files on my system after using Tor for a while. The process I implement after closing Tor (or any other program, being VPN or direct connection) is to ...
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Tor Browser Bundle 3.5. on macosx 10.8 can't connect to other websites [duplicate]

Browser looks like it's connected to Tor, (I see Tor congratulations page and green onion Tor enabled button) but cannot connect to any websites ( its always "connecting" in browser tab then times out ...
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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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Why is Tor not visible in my Programs and Features in the Control Panel?

After installing Tor (browser bundle) on my Win7-64 machine, it doesn't show up as an installed program in Programs and Features in the Control Panel? Is this normal or is this a glitch?
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Not enough information to check signature validity of the signature for the browser bundle?

I have downloaded the most recent package of the Tor Browser Bundle and I am attempting to verify the signature using gpg. I have imported the key and downloaded the signature file, but when I attempt ...