Questions tagged [tor-browser-bundle]

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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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YouTube now forcing Tor users to solve captcha?

It seems that YouTube has changed its visitor policies while its mandatory for Tor users to solve a captcha on each visit now. Anybody experienced the same behavior?
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How to block access to a specific website for the Tor user?

Im using ubuntu, with Tor browser. I blacklisted certain unwanted websites on my router and on this computer in iptables, but I can still access them via Tor (i cant acess on regular browsers). How to ...
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Tor won't even lauch

I am using OS X Mojave and I have downloaded Tor browser on the official website. However when I try to lauch as usual, an error message appears stating that Tos has been closed during launch. Even ...
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How can i buy a products in Tor browser?

If i going to buy some products like mobile market using Tor browser, how to do buy a product and what is the safe way of buying products? is this safe and original?
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How to disable Windows Tor Browser 9.0 update check?

How to disable Windows Tor Browser 9.0 update check? I have traversed Stack Exchange and found no valid methods. Includes the following invalid articles: https://superuser.com/questions/1325421/...
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How to active enterprise policies in Tor Browser 9.0?

How do I create active enterprise policies for Tor Browser 9.0 on Windows? Please help, thank you!
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I't to know if i can hide my identity from world to do my social causes near me

I'm running Tor in Windows. Getting error "Unable to find Proxy for private or normal mode". I'd to know if I can hide my identity from world to do my social causes near me.
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Unable to open a web-page in Tor

I'm trying to open https://read.amazon.com on the latest version of Tor but I get a black screen. It works fine on Tor versions below 7. I'm wondering if I tweak the browser to get the web page to ...
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How can I make the Tor browser remember different zoom levels for different sites like the Firefox does?

for the firefox, I can set a zoom level for a domain, and then FF will remember this zoom level for every page of this domain for all the tabs. However, for Tor, it can only keep a zoom level for a ...
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why did bangaldesh purchase a large number of weapons and tanks

Bangladesh is increasing its defense budget and processing a plethora of modern equipment and weapons from all over the world. What is the threat perception of Bangladesh, and why is it modernizing ...
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hidden_services only works with invalid permissions

When I try to start tor with invalid permission, I get the following error: $ ./start-tor.sh [sudo] password for user: Oct 08 18:20:32.210 [notice] Tor 0.4.0.5 running on Linux with Libevent 2.0.21-...
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How often does Tor send a heartbeat in a circuit?

I just wonder how often will Tor send a packet when the circuit is idle (when you launch Tor and do not visit any website)? I think Tor will regularly send a cell to keep the circuit alive. I did ...
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Install older versions of tor browser in linux?

This is a simple question probably asked before, but can you make the linux torbrowser launcher, install an older version of torbrowser? The torbrowser launcher settings give no option to do this, so ...
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Different Tor bundle settings for different browsers

I want to compartmentalize my digital activity dividing business, social, and general browsing. I don't want to use VPN because even if I pay, there is still an option for my data to be used the way ...
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Does changing all guard/middle nodes to bridge make tor better?

Does changing every normal relay to bridge relay make tor better,? because they provide more anonymity, except exit nodes to help them incase of Abuse reports, other issues... Etc Your Isp can block ...
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Why are there only a small number of tor bridge relays compared to normal relays?

If tor bridge relays aren't available to public and hide you from the government/isp... Etc then why there are smaller number of bridge relays than normal ones?
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TOR browser - -ExcludeNodes doesn't work

Using Linux, at torrc. Format used: (at end file) ExcludeNodes {...},{...},{...},{...} ExcludeExitNodes {...},{...},{...},{...} Continues connecting to excluded country nodes. Know how to fix?
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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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