Questions tagged [tor-browser-bundle]

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Can TOR Browser be used with proxychains?

i configured proxychains to use TOR and enabled No DNS Leak, i installed TOR and it's working fine (masking my IP and DNS). I also downloaded TOR Browser to use instead of firefox. Can someone help me ...
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Seperating the browser from the client

I really like the simplicity and the interface of the tor browser's configuration and connection step. Maybe it is not as simple as the terminal but after trying to configure I had to admit defeat. I ...
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I don't want to identify myself as a TOR user

Many users are using the TOR browser, and they are visiting my site. I am using some AdNetwork for monetization but they are not showing Ad if a user is vising my site through any proxy, VPN, or TOR ...
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Cannot remove grey bar at bottom of Tor Browser

Yesterday, I accidentally pressed Ctrl and another key which I do not remember anymore. This triggered my Tor Browser to look like this: How can I get rid of this grey bar at the bottom?
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Tor browser. Unwanted Connect / Configure Question, after network interruption

I am useing Tor Browser. On first start of browser I got the follow normal question. I selected the "Connect" button and after than the browser worked allways fine. Depend on my often unstable dsl ...
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Autodiscovery of Hidden Services Given a Domain or a Website

IPFS has DNSLink and Dat has .well-known/dat for the autodiscovery of the content on their networks given a domain name (or a website in Dat's case). So for instance, when a user visits http://...
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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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Increase max allowable delay

1 attack is timing correlation attack. How can I increase the max allowable delay for requests between my computer, guard nodes, exit nodes, website?
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Can i specify multiple countries in one torrc file, and if yes, what chronological order is used?

I counted about 250 different land codes. The default one is {us} So my question is if i can specify more than one for each torrc file? So that it for example looks like this: {us}, {tr}, {va}, {...
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How can I create my own Tor alternative?

I'm not technically competent, but I was wondering how I could create my own Tor alternative using Visual Studio, Notepad++ or any other coding software and perhaps some links to the type of scripts I'...
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Can I access a onion site which is being hosted behind a LAN?

I have a quick question I hope has not been asked yet. I am using Windows 10 and I don't have any router, a ethernet cable is being directly connected to my computer. I don't have any static IP not ...
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Tor browser not opening from Tails

After I have installed Tails I tried to open Tor browser from Tails but first I got the message that Tor browser was not yet ready. After I tried to open it anyway (as the option is provided) I got ...
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Integrating Tor Browser and Python to get the same circute

This is a cross post from my StackOverFlow question(also I little edited). Ok, my question is quite straightforward: I want to use Python to make automated requests with stem (or any other library ...
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tor new user help please

thanks so much for your work. Ive just started using TOR, and need some basic help, aside from the excellent FAQs. I've tried using OFTC as recommended, but it wouldn't verify my nickname etc. (I've ...
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A question about the security on Tor (Android)

Say you want to post on an imageboard anonymously. Well, I did that and while it worked, however it says "required permissions not granted, reverting to the system file picker" when I browsed my ...
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Can i use different SocksPorts than 9050?

Socksv5, SOCKS HOST 127.0.0.1, Port 9050 I use this Network Setting with Mozilla Firefox. But even though i use different Useragents for each Firefox Profile, through the configuration of the about:...
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Detect TOR users with IPv6 exit addresses

I need to redirect visitors to .onion site if they come using Tor Browser. It's okay if they have IPv4 IPs (e.g. 51.15.86.162 belongs to tor exit nodes list). But how to do that in case of IPv6 ...
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Why guard node didn't change after 3 months of using TOR browser?

I'm using TOR Browser for 3+ months but I noticed that the Guard node didn't change even once. I thought that Guards change every 1-2 months, but not in my case. Is this normal? Thanks!
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Can I set new tab to show home page?

The choice of what to show in new tab is rather poor (TB 9.0.9): I'd like to get home page in it.. is this possible via some more configuration and is this limitation deliberate? (I'm seeing some ...
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Having trouble connecting to tor via cli but TorBrowser connects without Problems

I'm trying to run tor via terminal because I just need the proxy functionality and not all the other stuff TorBrowser offers. I'm on macOS and installed tor using brew install tor tor is censored on ...
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How to run multiple Tor browsers with different IPs on version 9?

I've read This Instruction but it's outdated and I couldn't comment on it because of reputation. I would like to run multiple Tor Browsers all at once, with each having a unique Tor IP address. And I'...
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What causes intermittent hidded_service connectivity? Is there a way to stablize it?

Certain clients cannot connect to my hidden_service. I have no errors in any log, just connection timed out in the tor browser. If I try from a different device, it can reach the hidden_service url/...
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Tor - Streaming videos - is it ethical?

I found out about Tor four years ago and it was love at first sight I studied how the network works, which is run by volunteers From that day on I made all my researches with Tor and kept using ...
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Using tor.exe error 403, but everything worked in tor browser

I have a site with which I need to interact. I do this under the tor-network. But it seems to have Tor's lock on it. But when I use the tor browser everything works and the site responds. And when I ...
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How do I import bookmarks?

All previous answers appear to be out of date, so, uere goes! My computer crashed while Tor was open, and it broke. I have re-installed Tor, searched the wreckage of the broken original but could not ...
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Has Tor Browser stopped displaying circuits?

I started using Tor v4 most intrigued by the display of the circuit path it followed, 4 nodes from at least 2 countries and usually 3 or 4. Now at v9 I don't see it anymore. Has display of the ...
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Using tor.exe error 403, but everything worked with tor browser

I have a site with which I need to interact. I do this under the tor-network. But it seems to have Tor's lock on it. But when I use the tor browser everything works and the site responds. And when I ...
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How to set Tor Browser as default browser in Ubuntu, please?

I try to set tor web browser as default application in Ubuntu 18.04. After that I have installed it via ppa... sudo add-apt-repository ppa:micahflee/ppa sudo apt install torbrowser-launcher I've ...
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tor-browser stuck in restart-required loop

I'm stuck in a loop of "Sorry. We just need to do one small thing to keep going." and restarts. I have spent hours on this and my seach-fu is not bad, bu to no avail. It happened first after an ...
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Why don't we have more than one entry node per tor circuit?

A typical tor circuit has Browser -> entryNode(A) -> relay(B) -> exitNode(C) -> Server This is prone to timing related attacks if both entryNode and exitNode are controlled by the ...
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How to open V3 onion links using Onion Browser Button for Chrome?

I am using Onion Browser Button addons for Chrome on Windows 10. And I can't to access V3 .onion links. I had been asked lot of times to developer to build a new version, but no answer. Anyone knows ...
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Newbie Browser Window Size Question

I'm extremely new to Tor and Linux in general. I read that it's important to keep a Tor browser window open only at half-size and not open it to full-screen size to fit the monitor completely. Is this ...
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Why can't I access localhost from Tor browser?

I want to access localhost from Tor browser but after I go to the http://localhost:8000/ URL nothing happens. It's working fine on Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and other browsers. Why can't I access ...
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Tor Browser already running when trying to start the tor browser on Windows

When starting the Tor Browser I get a message stating: Tor Browser is already running, but is not responding. To open a new window, you must first close the existing Tor Browser process, or restart ...
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Tor and IPv6 exit nodes

I use Windows and created my own program in which I use tor.exe. Only I need an exit node with IPv6. How do I configure torrc for this?
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Does my internet speed matter?

Does my internet speed matter if I use same circuit, nodes/hops? There are 3 PC's: 1st one is connected to 100Mbps internet speed 2nd 500Mbps internet speed 3rd 1Gbps internet speed In case all of ...
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Most '.onion' links won't load?

OS: Kali Linux Live Settings have not been modified. Most '.onion' links that I try to access simply refuse to load. They will hang on the loading screen until the connection times out. Not all of ...
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All Downloads Fail at 95-to-99%

Downloads stopping (not failing) at 99% was a common topic at computer help forums years ago. There were long lists of possible causes, which wasn't very helpful for most people. I can download ...
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Add-ons on Tor Browser - what if it was universal?

I have read many times that you shouldn't use additional add-ons on Tor Browser because it makes your browser easier to identify (more susceptible to fingerprinting). But what if every Tor Browser ...
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Running Tails on windows

so I downloaded tails onto a flash drive successfully(so I think), but then when I went to go run it on my computer, it doesn't show up. It's just my normal start screen and sign in to my computer. ...
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How do you access Blockchain's tor hidden service?

I'm trying to access Blockchain's tor hidden service on tor in order to make a wallet over tor, but everytime I try to access the onion link they give me on blockchain's website, it always times out. ...
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Page doesn't fill window in Tor Browser

When I resize the Tor Browser window the webpage doesn't fill the entire screen. I think that this is a problem with Firefox. How do I fix this?
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Special search in tor

How can I search in tor browser and get only .onion URLs?Because right now it jut like a normal search engine but with hiddenwiki what makes it just a little bit better than Chrome.
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With Tor, do i keep firefox installation

hi thanks for the help.. i think i did look up question about having firefox but don't recall answer, for dealing with other security issues. i notice recent hacks into firefox directory, affecting ...
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NEW TOR VERSION problem [closed]

i am having a problem with the new gor upgrade. i do too much work online to allow moving of the vertical scroll bar (off of the right border). is there some way to turn that aspect off?? i will ...
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Is there a list of API's that TOR browser blocks

I was looking for some kind of documentation on what API's and scripts does the TOR browser blocks (mainly as a defense for fingerprinting). I have come across the Design and Implementation document ...
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How to stop tor command line?

How to stop tor in the most elegant way possible using only the command line? I'm ok with starting tor using tor -f [args] but what about a tor -stop command?Does it exist? I want to avoid systemctl ...
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Are 7 hops really necessary when connecting to an Onion Service?

My understanding is that if I connect to an Onion Service the connection forms in the following way: My Computer -> My Entry Node (1) -> My Middle Node (2) -> My Exit Node (3) -> Rendezvous Point (4) &...
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Tor Browser crashes at startup

I am on Trisquel 8.0 and I can't get Tor Browser 9.0.1 running. I've installed it a couple time and it still crashes on startup. Not sure how to get a crash report so any help would be appreciated.
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How did the FBI find the IP address of the Freedom Hosting servers?

The FBI took over the Freedom Hosting servers, which were located in France, and arrested the guy (Eric Eoin Marques) running Freedom Hosting. They then proceed to serve malware to anyone who ...
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