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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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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 ...
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Has my Facebook Account been hacked when using Tor?

I use the Tor Browser to access the internet, but when I log into my Facebook account it has been locked and shows a security message from Facebook informing me that someone has tried to log into my ...
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Jquery and bootstrap risk for Tor Hidden service

If you make a tor hidden service which has scripts and CSS (the whole core) of bootstrap and the whole Jquery library in the server (and included in the pages). Can you deanonymize the tor hidden ...
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Error in Tails Error opening directory 'home/amnesia'

I'm really new to Tails. Its been a true headache hopefully someone can help me. I'm not familiar with Linux so I'm also learning it. First. I have setup the persistence volume within Tail (Complete)....
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Got a lot of Secure Connection failed errs recently, anyone with similiar experience?

I'm experiencing a lot of Secure Connection Failures using TBB in China recently. The browser has problem loading all plain network webpages, here's the message displayed in the browser window: I ...
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I don't have an account on Flickr. Why am I shown as logged into Flickr on a fingerprinting website?

If I visit https://browserleaks.com/social using the Tor Browser, I am shown as somehow logged into Flickr. I don't even have a Flickr account. In addition to the above, visiting the same site on a ...
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What are the benefits of running TOR inside a USB?

I was wondering whether there are any benefits to using TOR inside a USB. I've heard that if you run TOR inside a USB, then none of your TOR browsing will be recorded by your OS in any form, i.e, ...
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How to restore GnuPG proxy configuration to default?

I was trying to verify TOR package signature with this command: gpg --keyserver pool.sks-keyservers.net --recv-keys 0x4E2C6E8793298290 I got this response gpg: requesting key 0x4E2C6E8793298290 ...
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Can't verify TOR package

I run Ubuntu 16.04LTS and I'm trying to reinstall TOR because it stopped working... Right now I'm trying to verify TOR package I downloaded and I'm having problems with the verification. When I ...
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Tor failed to establish a Tor network connection “Loading network status failed”

1/29/2018 2:14:22 AM.700 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network connections. Shutting down all existing connections. 1/29/2018 2:14:22 AM.700 [NOTICE] ...
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“This is a SOCKS Proxy, Not An HTTP Proxy”

As the title says, I've been trying to use Tor as a proxy for Postman and I'm getting the following response when I try to make a request to a specific endpoint that does not support HTTPS ...
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Is it possible to monitor/block ALL network activity while using Orbot/Orfox on an unrooted phone?

Does a person using an unrooted Android device have any options to successfully monitor and even restrict all network access; and have assurance that they are properly configured so that any allowed ...
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NetInfo cells usage

NetInfo cells contain the fields Other OR's address [variable] and This OR's addresses [variable]. I was wondering what their usage is. In addition, its documented that the size is variable, ...
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How does Tor browser find hidden websites [closed]

I was reading about search engines and i have seen that google for example is crawling and expending it's indexes by finding new links inside of the current websites he is scanning at the time. So my ...
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FTP using Tor Browser Bundle

Is it anonymous if I try to connect to a clearnet FTP server over Tor Browser with a username and password, assuming the username and password does not contain my identity? Will it leak my IP or ...
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TBB, recieving traffic from two OrPorts

I'm using TBB for GNU/Linux as client. Wireshark logged traffic coming from entry guard (port 443) and a less frequent traffic coming from other tor relay (port 9001). Searching over at https://...
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cannot upload pictures from directory : Permission denied. and apparmor

I am on Debian buster, running tbb 7.0.11 . This is a clean profile and everything. I wanted to upload a few pictures from /home/shirish/Pictures but when I tried to, it says/said the following - ...
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Are the LinkWidth attacks still a threat?

Recently i have found a pdf talking about an attack using so-called “LinkWidth” against tor network, here it is https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/aa31/f6e8676e6c1a531854e4337649f0556e9280.pdf The ...
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How to fix Torbutton: Unexpected error on new identity?

Does anyone knows how to fix Torbutton: Unexpected error on new identity? When I get the tor browser running and trying to get new identity by clicking on green Torbutton on the top left corner, ...
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How do I use tails without any storage device?

I am using Tails in windows in a virtual box though this defeats the purpose. Are there any guides or information on how to do this so I can have a lot more anonymity. If I get rid of my SSD and ...
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Html5 android and win pc

I use google translate my two questions: Is it possible to learn the ip through html5 video if I have an android and orfox orbot or through a PC with Windows 7 and tor browser?
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How to discover the TOR Browser version in a running instance?

From a running instance of the TOR Browser, how can I show its version?
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Tails OS : SSH tunnel works but not for tor browser

I set up an ssh tunnel on Tails ( tor -> tunnel -> internet ) to reach tor-unfriendly sites, it does seem to work ( I tested it with electrum ), but when I try to reach it with tor browser by changing ...
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Tor launcher error message recieved

I have recently installed tor. I cannot open the browser as I am receiving the following message: unable to save tor setting Unable to set option: Failed to bind one of the listener ports
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ClamAV finds a possible virus in Tor-browser

/tor-browser/Browser/TorBrowser/Data/Browser/profile.default/extensions/https-everywhere-eff@eff.org.xpi According to ClamAV this file possibly contains a virus Status: PhishTank.Phishing.5378510....
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New update and settings (newb)

I have just downloaded the latest updated version 7.0.11. I have noticed some setting changes in the preferences. History : "Use Custom Settings For History". I thought this would have been set to ...
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“New Tor Circuit for this Site” changes all tabs IP addreses

I am new here so.. I'm having a rough day now, it's Tor the one responsible for this. So, the issue comes from "New Tor Circuit for this Site" option, it appears to change ALL the tabs IP addresses ...
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Is there a way to “mirror” a website that is a Tor site?

I have used HTTrack for regular websites but I want to be able to create a local mirror of a site I can get to via the Tor Browser. Is there such an application out there? I run Windows 10 but can ...
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What do local network adversaires see?

Suppose I am at an institution and download the Tor Browser (they now know I am using Tor) for research on a highly controversial subject. If I use the downloaded Tor browser immediately and visit ...
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Are Non computer savvy ppl fully protected/anonymous on tor

Consider the person whose knowledge of computers goes only as far as their "Computer Class" in highschool, which was really only about Microsoft Office anyways. They pretty much heard about Tor on ...
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How can Tor bypasses proxies and go to forbidden websites?

I understand how Tor works e.g encrypting your data to not let anyone trace you. However, what thing that always puzzled me a bit is Tor ability to access websites that are blocked by proxies/...
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Finding the exit node using tor browser

so I've configured my torrc file to only use exit nodes in Russia. Now, I type in the URL of the website that I want to visit and the request is successful. Is there a configuration setting in the ...
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Is this a bug? (Tails 3.3)

When I try to open/save a file in Tor Browser the 'Places' menu show the /usr/local/lib/tor-browser as a option. At the same time it doesn't allow to acess the home folder or the desktop folder. ...
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Tor Browser is not working in the new Tails 3.3 version

The browser simple doesn't load. When I click in the icon both in the favorites or Internet menu nothing happens. When I try using the command line (through tor-browser command) it shows this: The ...
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How can I use TOR browser without relying traffic through TOR network? [duplicate]

Is there a way to use TOR Browser (modified version of Firefox) but without using the TOR network? I'd take to use it for all by browsing activity as it includes a lot of fingerprinting ...
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I'm getting persistent warning on every Tor start: 'plugin container via firefox trying to access “{…}.xpi file”. Is it normal?

I'm using TorBrowser 7.0.10 on macOS 10.12.6. I have "Little Flocker" application installed which warns me every time an App is trying to access some file. Every time I start TorBrowser I get the ...