Questions tagged [tor-browser-bundle]

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Can my university network IT see that I am using Tor when I am using Tor Browser with an obfs4 pluggable transport?

I use my private laptop computer and Tor Browser with an obfs4 pluggable transport to log in my university account. The university network IT does not use Deep Packet Inspection, and the ...
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cant launch tor after install (Debian 10)

Trying to start Tor for first time after install. The first problem Ive got was the non permission to my user in the tor directory at /Downloads, so used root account to set normal privileges. Now ...
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Tor browser 32-bit version VS 64-bit

Is TorBrowser 32-bit version less secure than 64-bit? If so, what vulnerabilities can be exploited?
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Has any gov't or gov't agency told or made the Tor Project put a backdoor(s) into TOR?

I understand that asking directly if they've been approached and asked would get a 'No' since these requests probably come with a gag order. So: Can the Tor Project (or anyone) prove that they haven'...
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Can the Tor Project prove that they haven't been served with FISA warrants? If so, how?

I understand that asking directly if they've been served with FISA warrants would get a 'No' since these warrants come with a gag order. So: Can the Tor Project (or anyone) prove that they haven't ...
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How do I use the Tor Browser for Android without Tor?

I use the Tor Browser for Android and it always takes long at startup since it has to start the Tor daemon first and I don't want to wait that long so I'd rather just disable the Tor daemon and ...
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Need some information about running tor exit Relay

I'm thinking about buying a computer to run an exit relay. I wonder what specs would be coherent ? Or should I use a VPS ? I have a 500mbps fiber connection at home. Thank you
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Is it normal for websites to know my monitor resolution?

With Javascript enabled in TBB, going to a site to detect screen resolution on Windows 7 gives my actual screen resolution. This is not just some fake value Tor Browser is giving, because it will be ...
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snap and apt usage to install the tor browser bundle?

Not to put too fine a point on it, but neither snap nor apt are suitable for installing current versions of the tor browser? I see the downloads are available directly from the tor site.
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DNS in Tor and Tor Browser

If I look for DNS leaks when using Tor Browser, I find none. For example, if I connect to https://dnsleaktest.com in Tor Browser, using even the most lax of the security settings, the DNS servers that ...
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Tor public key Provided object is too large

I try to import Tor browser public key like this gpg --keyserver pool.sks-keyservers.net --recv-keys 0x4E2C6E8793298290 but I get error pubring.kbx': Provided object is too large I use debian ...
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Tor gets stuck on "Loading Network Status"

This is the Log I get after clicking: Shutting down all existing connections. 7/12/19, 17:45:37.240 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network connections. ...
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Can I Create A Local Area Network Using TOR?

I've been using tor for quite a while now and I want to create a private ip network/lan but want it to be secure. I will try to explain this as best as I can. Basically what I want to do is build a ...
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Tor Browser windows' size when Safest security level? [duplicate]

Why does the yellow banner 'Maximizing Tor Browser can allow websites to determine you monitor size, which can be used to track you...' show up even when the security level is 'Safest' in Tor Browser? ...
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Prevent Tor Browser from connecting to a node in a certain country?

I want to prevent Tor Browser from connecting to any nodes in a certain country. How do I do so?
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Does the Tor Browser store images on a local hard drive

OK, I am a total newbie and this is probably a dumb question, but I'm going to ask it anyway. If I downloaded the TOR browser from the website, the recommended manner that I'm told to do, and I don't ...
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What could be the cause for strange size(s) of TorBrowser window?

I tested my TorBrowser with websites like panopticlick. Then downloaded and installed a 2nd TorBrowser to test against. a) the window size is supposed to be a multiple of 100. but I get slightly ...
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Building just Firefox for Tor Browser

I am actually working on modifying some parts of Tor Browser for my project and for that I will need to build Tor Browser's source code. I was following this website and after cloning tor-browser-...
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"Tor unexpectedly exited" on MacOS Mojave 10.14.6 Beta

I'm having trouble launching Tor Browser on MacOS Mojave 10.14.6 Beta. I get the "Tor unexpectedly exited" message and haven't been able to launch it. Copying the Tor Logs returns no errors. Any ...
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setting the security slider to medium

It says that setting the security slider of the torbrowser to medium disables the function which is dangerous. I would like to know what features are considered dangerous and why. And if I set the ...
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How can b-ok.cc website track my number of books downloaded even after using TOR browser?

There is this website https://b-ok.cc/s/ I was using to download some book I needed. This website has a daily limit of 5 book downlods per day and it does this by tracking the IP I was using. So I ...
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Why is "Block dangerous and deceptive content" not active?

Immediately after downloading the Tor browser I went to the options page and saw that the 'Block dangerous and deceptive content' box under 'Deceptive Content and Dangerous Software Protection' was ...
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Bookmark Removal

I am on Windows 10 with TBB version 8.0.8. I extracted the bundle to my desktop and used it form there for some time (Computer A). Of note, I created some bookmarks. I then moved the TBB folder to a ...
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Internet works only with Tor Browser nothing else (Mozilla, other apps) using Windows

I installed Tor Browser a week ago. I use it first and when I can't go on specific websites, I use Firefox. I also have other apps and software using internet on my computer. Since 2 days, now, for no ...
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tor does not work anymore

Since 1 week I can not launch tor I looked a lot of forum but none really talk about my problem, when I run it said unexpectedly exited tor ..... I tried bridges and proxy it does not work so I put my ...
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If check.torproject.org shows congratulations message, that means my setup is working correctly?

Warning: It may looks like stupid question. I use Expert Bundle instead of Tor Browser and config Firefox to use it (I have my reasons). now when I visit https://check.torproject.org/ I see following ...
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Reset to default browser size

I accidentally resized tor browser. How to change back to default size without restart?
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Is tor browser and anon surf both the same?

I am very new to using proxy chains, and since I was worried about messing up while setting up a proper proxy chain I have been using tor browser. Is using tor browser same as using proxy chain using ...
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Where I can download tor expert bundle?

Why I can not find download link for tor expert bundle? Why torproject.org removed it?
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How Can I Stop Extension Fingerprinting in Tor?

Since using many extensions (browser addons) in tor can increase your browser fingerprint, is there a way to stop this?
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Cannot connect to Tor Browser anymore

I have used Tor browser for years with now problems at all. When i try it now it says that the proxy is missing (and/or network which is working well) and to contact Tor itself. Gives me this error ...
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When downloading things from TOR, could I accidentally download other random files as well?

So my friend has TOR and he uses it to get some game stuff. But when we went through his files, pictures and videos, we found some files that he claims he never downloaded and they must have piggy ...
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i can't open .onion sites on tor

Hmm. We’re having trouble finding that site. We can’t connect to the server at ecleg2gwe2edwiuf.onion. If that address is correct, here are three other things you can try: Try again later. Check ...
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Does your internet provider see that you're using TOR? [duplicate]

I hope this doesn't sound like a stupid question but can your internet service provider see that you're using TOR? I don't want the police to show up at my door asking me why I was searching for gifts ...
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Running another browser along side TOR

If I run TOR and another browser (say Firefox) and surf on both at the same time, one downloading and surfing the other does this compromise the security/anonymity of TOR?
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Track Tor circuit via ISP logs

I have some question about the very basics of tor, as this keeps bugging me now for some time: As far as I know every tor node is only aware of the ip address of the following node. For example the ...
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How do I load Tor-Browser with Wayland?

Firefox functions in Fedora/CentOS with Wayland, Tor-Browser should too. No Xorg necessary. How do I launch Tor-Browser under Wayland? Thank you!
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How can you export cookies from the Tor Browser Bundle?

Cookies don't show up in Privacy & Security Preferences when you click Manage Data (it shows no cookies even when there are cookies), which appears to be inherited from Firefox's Private Browsing ...
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How to set up the Tor browser on Linux Mint in a VM with a VPN on the Host

(Forgive me, I don't know whether to post this here for in the "Information Security" community) I'm brand new to Tor, I understand the basics of how it works and the Do's & Don'ts. I have a ...
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Vps works over tor

Can I setup a Tor exit node using Virtual Private Server that uses VPN that allows port forwarding. Is that possible?
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How often should i click on "Create new identity"?

I know that this is to clear cache, cookies, DNS and also other things that i don't know. I want to know when should i "Create new identity".
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Auto web page shut down

Is it possible for me to set a timer for the Tor Browser window to close automatically if no activity is detected. Or could Tor Browser be set to do this automaticlly when I visit banking websites or ...
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My TOR connection keeps timing out

here is my TOR log, someone please help 2/13/19, 17:26:00.670 [NOTICE] Bootstrapped 10%: Finishing handshake with directory server 2/13/19, 17:26:00.670 [NOTICE] Bootstrapped 80%: Connecting to the ...
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Where is noscript source code in Tor browser bundle

I'm trying to find the source code of noscript in the Tor browser bundle, usually (given how firefox does it) it should be under <uniqueID>.default/extensions, however with Tor browser bundle ...
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iplocation.net Reports the Same Proxy, TorBrowser or Firefox (non-tor)

The site https://www.iplocation.net/find-ip-address (What is my IP?) reports an IP address, and two proxy addresses. One of the two proxy addresses is the same from TorBrowser or from Firefox (non-...
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Excluding Entry Guard Node's Country from Exit Node?

With the way Tor works, you are tied to a fixed Entry Guard for quite a reasonable time. If you are unlucky, you might get connected to a bad Entry Guard Node owned by X. From now on, it is only a ...
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De-anonymization in Tor, just a matter of time?

Simple question. Doesn't the way Tor works make a de-anonymization more likely the longer you use/run Tor? From my understanding, you are fully de-anonymized when X controls both Entry Guard Node ...
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Should i install a VPN on Tor Browser? [duplicate]

Is it safe to use Tor without a VPN? Or Should i install a VPN?
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are there any adjustments I can make to speed this up?

I am getting speeds as low as 56 kbps down to 2kbps. is there any way I can speed this up? thanks in advance
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THE TOR BROWSER AND PUBLIC EXIT NODES

i wanted to run some traffic to a bunch of websites, from tor browser. i wanna know exactly if the websites owners well detect i'am running traffic from tor, by detecting tor exit nodes. what ...

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