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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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Proxy problems - New to TOR

I'm new to TOR and mistakingly fiddled with the proxy settings, now I am unable to establish a connection to TOR. This is the message shown: 9/12/18, 16:09:54.536 [WARN] You specified a public ...
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Multiple icons shown on launcher

After upgrade from Tor Browser from 7.X to 8.0 I now have two Tor Browser icons on the launcher. How can I remove one of them? OS: Ubuntu 16.04 Additional info: the top one does not respond to ...
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Canvas is working on TBB 8.0 with privacy.resistFingerprinting.autoDeclineNoUserInputCanvasPrompts

Canvas works even if privacy.resistFingerprinting.autoDeclineNoUserInputCanvasPrompts is enabled on TBB 8.0, is that normal ? You can test with this. https://smashcat.org/av/canvas_test/
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How do I roll back from today's update to 8.0?

I've only had the update for an hour. I HATE it!!! nothing is where it's supposed to be. I cant get text instead of icons. I can barely SEE icons. classic theme restorer does not work and system ...
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Is Tor network traceable

I am curious how I can rely on Tor network in terms of traceability. I am looking for really professional who can say if my Tor communication is secure, if a Tor exit node is detectable or traceable....
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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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It it safe to use Tor in Windows safe-mode with networking?

Is it even safer to use Tor in Windows safe-mode with networking than using Tor in Windows normal mode..
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Access site from multiple specific Tor exit nodes?

By adding the two lines ExitNodes [IPv4-address of exit node] StrictNodes 1 to the torrc file, it is possible to restrict ones Tor browser to a certain exit node whilst the programme is running. The ...
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Why is Tor button for Chrome so much faster than the official Tor browser?

I use regular Chrome, Chrome Canary with Tor button (connected to tor from MacPorts) and Tor browser on the same computer. Obviously regular Chrome is the fastest but Canary/Tor button is just ...
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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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Tor browser issue even though time is synchronized

8/19/2018 20:53:30 PM.900 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network connections. Shutting down all existing connections. 8/19/2018 20:53:30 PM.900 [NOTICE] ...
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How dangerous is to allow Google javascript?

I know it's dangerous to allow javascript on some website. But very often if you want to register on a website you need to type captcha. If you want to see captcha you need to allow javascript from ...
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How this website see Real location?

The website xvideos.com see your real location ( in left top side the icon of your real locations it's showed ) even with Safest Security Level Why ?
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tor browser bundle + sshuttle safe together?

I started using sshuttle as "poor man's VPN over SSH" to forward all the outgoing tcp traffic / dns query to a private server. sshuttle allows you to create a VPN connection from your machine to ...
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Establishing an encripted directory connection failed(done - 85.25.213.211:80)

it isn't illigal in my country and i have checked time and date, windows defender and firewall is turned off.Using this on pc connected to office wifi. tor log is posted below 7/29/2018 2:00:43 AM....
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Suggestion for New versions of TAILS

I'm sure there is a bettter place to put in suggestions for future releases of TAILS but I haven't found out where to do so. Forgive the ignorance on my part. I would like to make 2 suggestions; 1) ...
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How tor browser gets obfs4proxy?

When you start tor you can choose connection type using obfs4 proxy. How Tor browser gets the list of obfs4proxy ? It download it using clearnet ?
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LastPass extension - cannot login

Mac OS X High Sierra - TorBrowser 7.5.6 (based on Mozilla Firefox 52.9.0) I cannot use LastPass because the login window will not popup from the top window menu (the black square with three dots). I ...
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Why is it when i go to .onion sites that I'm told that my connection is not secure or encrytped?

Okay so I'm fairly new to actually using Tor, but I have known about it for years. I have read many things on how to stay secure and anonymous while on Tor. I also have the Tor browser security ...
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Tor is not hiding my location

I am trying to watch live FIFA matches on this site which is not available in my country so I am using Tor. However Tor is not hiding my location. Screenshot explains it better
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Tor not connecting to relays

Log: 26-Jun-18 10:49:10 AM.900 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network connections. Shutting down all existing connections. 26-Jun-18 10:49:10 AM.900 [NOTICE]...
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Cloudflare's new .onion DNS resolver?

Cloudflare recently announced their new "hidden DNS resolver". https://dns4torpnlfs2ifuz2s2yf3fc7rdmsbhm6rw75euj35pac6ap25zgqad.onion/ I'm wondering if it can be used with the tor browser or the ...
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Is Tor-network protected from using one hop?

I'm testing few things in Tor and I noticed that if im changing(from the source code) the number of hop's(nodes) to be more then 3 hop's it work fine(slow but still working) and if i set only 2 hop's ...
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How to Install Tor browser through command line

I'm newbie on Linux and I can't install Tor on Ubuntu (Kubuntu) the way you teach. Some applications give a step-by-step commands and it's only copy and past and includes all things to make updates ...
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Using Telegram Web inside Tor Browser: Log-in attempts fail several times?

When trying to log-in to my Telegram account on web.telegram.org I get requested to insert my phone number as usual. The next step would be insertion of a log-in authentification code that I receive ...
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wikipedia has block tor exit nodes… anyway around this? [duplicate]

Not a fan of Wiki logging my IP just to edit something. Is there a way around this or should I look for another proxy. Any suggestions???
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tor failed to establish a network connection

IDK whats the problem, it worked till now. Blockquote 7/10/2018 13:08:01 PM.600 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network connections. Shutting down all ...
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Tor Cookie Manager

How do you white list certain cookies in TOR? I know TOR by default keeps cookies until you exit window but is there a way to make it delete cookies till x amount of time after a tab is closed from ...
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Tails v3.7 using VM = user agent Windows 7?

I'm trying to use Tails v3.7 via virtual machine. I've already tried VirtualBox, and VMware. And everything is OK, but..... when I've visited website https://2ip.ru to check my IP-address, I've ...
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How to control my Tor-Nodes

I know that Tor needs 3 nodes to work, but is there a way to control my node number, mean to add more nodes or subtract nodes.
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Is it OK to get an alert from Gmail while browsing through Tor Browser?

I've just receive an e-mail in my Gmail saying Google 2-Step Verification blocked a sign in attempt to your account. It also states that If it wasn’t you, then someone else knows your password, ...
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Why Tor Browser Bundle should not be run as root?

What is the actual cause of this error ? I know how to solve so dont need that but just want to know why that error occur. If we run it on root what can be the problems faced ? Also What to do if we ...
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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 is not working with python on windows

i have installed tor and torrequest package for python. while working with torrequest package from python i faced the problem that OSError: 'tor' isn't available on your system. Maybe it's not in ...
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customizing tor browser bundle

I want to create a browser bundle that supports the following things: there is a standalone tor process that i launch it using the controller connection from the stem library and i manually connect ...
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Best set-up to navigate the dark web anonymously

OK so I'm fairly new but a very fast learner and I investigate everything before I jump and do something. So my questions is this: What's the best set-up? I have a Mac and was thinking of just ...
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Tor is not loading onion sites? Why is this happening?

When I try to open up an onion site, it says forbidden. I've looked at some sites for this question and it says you have to change your time zone. But what timezone? There's so many to choose from lol....
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Private tor network set up

I am working on tor network security. I planned to set up my tor node setup with 3 nodes : entry,middle and exit node. I don't want to work on real time client's data. Is it any way to not publish ...
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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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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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HTTP/2 disabled on tor browser by default

what is the reason behind http/2 being disabled by default in the tor browser? What are the security and privacy impacts for the same?
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I can't ask questions using Tor on tor.stackexchange.com

I use Tor Browser 7.5.2 on Windows 7 and apparently I can't post question on tor.stackexchange.com (this website), I usually always post question on stackexchange using Tor but this time I can't (see ...
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Unable to open tor folder in Ubuntu 17.10

I download tor for Linux OS/Ubuntu 17.10 save the file and ran the code as required according to the website. But unable to open the file and run code: tar -xvJf tor-browser-linux64-7.5.2_LANG.tar.xz ...
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no video supported format and mime type found

Every time I watch a video on tor this message is displayed”no video supported format and mime type found”. How do you fix this I tried changing the security from high to normal it still did not work
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Tor (with bridges) keeps giving “connections have failed” in command line (while working ok through Tor Browser)?

When I try to connect to Tor through command line (Windows 10): "C:\Tor Browser\Browser\TorBrowser\Tor\tor.exe" -f "C:\Tor Browser\Browser\TorBrowser\Data\Tor\torrc" | more I get the following error:...
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How to go around websites that block or flag to ip addresses

Ive noticed of late a good number of websites block tor using either google capture or its other popular compatriot. Has anyone figured out how to go around this while still using tor. With the latter,...
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Tor customize connection path and speed

I need your help for 2 questions that I'm struggling with. How does the path of nodes matters to the connections speed? E.g will my connections speed be faster if the tor connection goes: Germany->...
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Why did Ross Ulbricht only use public WiFi?

So I was curious. I was reading up on the dark net market the silk road and it mentioned that the “owner” always used Tor through public wifi. Is there any particular benefit from doing that, or was ...
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How to avoid your onion host privatekey to be stolen?

i want to move my onion hosting from my local ubuntu 16 server to an hosting service one. My only concern is: how can i keep my domain generating privatekey totally safe? I've spent 12 days to ...
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How to submit suggestions to tor project?

I have some suggestions for Tor Browser Interface. The configuration option which configures what ports tor browser connects through has been moved to a place where it does not appear when the ...