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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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Why is video/mp4 and video/webm blocked by noscript in TBB?

Is it safe to disable the default blocking? Why was it added/turned on? Having to click 'temporary allow' and sit through a page reload every time I want to watch a video or load one when scrolling ...
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Am using Tor now w/a VPN. How did MSN pinpoint my location? Screenshot

What is going on? Am using Tor Browser along with "Strong VPN." Just signed out of my Hotmail which, at first, showed U.K. stories on its homepage. But now that I'm about to sign back in, my real ...
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Just updated to Yosemite. YouTube, Flash, plays in Tor Browser?

I don't think I installed anything to to bypass Tor's non-Flash settings, but I seem to be able to play YouTube videos in my Tor Browser. By the way, not sure if this has anything to do it, but I ...
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VPN Router + Tor and 2nd VPN Local Machine Clarifications

Hello my question is I have my router configured to connect through a vpn (VPN A). Thus all Internet traffic on my network goes through a vpn. If I run tor on a local machine with a 2nd vpn (VPN B), ...
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DuckDuckGo search via the searchbar gets me the HTML version

If I do a search at the top right of the Tor Browser Bundle in the search bar with DuckDuckGo selected as the search provider, I am taken to the DuckDuckGo HTML page. I don't want the HTML page, I ...
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I download the english tor for 32bit windows. I install tor. I cannot use tor as it has no language, just llllllllll lll llllll lll. huh?

I can not change the language as I have no way of reading anything. the setup looks like my old firefox setup, but icons do not match up so I can't guess which icon matches to language!! the language ...
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Python + Polipo + Tor

I've set up polipo to work with Tor. When I configure the iceweasel browser to use the HTTP proxy at localhost:8118, everything works fine, and my global IP appears as some IP from some university (...
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Tor browser on Yosemite logging error

I get this error on a Mac running OSX 10.10 ("Yosemite"): Firefox: CGBitmapContextCreateImage: invalid context 0x0. This is a serious error. This application, or a library it uses, is using an ...
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What to do with BrowserModifier:Win32/KipodToolsCby

During install of Torbundle 4.0.2 nl there was een alert from my AV. KipodToolsCby is now in quarantaine. What should I do with it?
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Does redirecting Tor traffic through a transparent squid3 caching proxy instance keep up the level of privacy granted by Tor?

I'm using sudo iptables -t nat -A PREROUTING -s $TOR_INSTANCE_IP -p tcp --dport 80 -j ACCEPT sudo iptables -t nat -A PREROUTING -p tcp --dport 80 -j REDIRECT --to-port 3128 sudo iptables -t mangle -...
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Tor crashes while browsing

I use Windows 7 64 bit on a premium computer running Windows 7 64 bit with 1 TB HDD 8GB RAM Core i7, so no reason for me to run into any problem. Tor installs itself on my desktop. However, when I try ...
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Booting Tails from external hard drive

Can I boot Tails from a external hard drive ( Ironkey H200 ), or only cd/usb ?
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Are Tor version and Tor link connection version same?

Tor version format is explained in this link. In Tor specification (section 4.1), I found what they call "Tor link connection version" which based on my understanding could be one, two or higher.. my ...
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Why doesnt this page load?

I can't get the following page to load although i've tried lots of things. https://www.youtube.com/user/sfrfreestyle?x=us-en_sfr_187_3 I am running 4.0.1 web bundle (Windows 7). The main part of the ...
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Reason behind “clearnet warning” when posting URL links on onion websites

When browsing onion websites e.g. discussion forums, quite regularly I will encounter links to clearnet http/https addresses along with an explicit Clearnet Warning along with the URL. What is ...
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TBB fails to run on Windows 7

I have installed TBB on Windows 7 Ultimate 64. When I double click either the link or directly on the Firefox icon in the TBB map on my desktop (both normal and as admin) I can see in task scheduler ...
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How hard should tor aware applications try to share tor daemons?

How advantageous to anonymity is it for different tor aware applications to share a tor daemon instance? Examples : I’m running both TBB and Pond does it improve anonymity much for both TBB and ...
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Installing TBB w/Sophos

I have been using TBB for over a year now. I am a student who values privacy very much, and I install Tor on every computer I use. However, my school is updating their computers and many of them use ...
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“Tor unexpectedly exited.”

I have been using the TBB on two different computers (running win7 and win8) and have noticed that if I leave it running long enough that I always end up with an error message "Tor unexpectedly exited"...
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Tor starting up but at times Firefox/Iceweasel doesn't show up

I am on Debian and at times everything happens except that Iceweasel/Firefox doesn't run. $ tor Launching Tor Browser Bundle for Linux in /home/shirish/.local/share/torbrowser/tbb/x86_64/tor-...
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Pluggable transport proxy (fte exec ./Tor/PluggableTransports/fteproxy.bin --managed) does not provide any needed transports and will not be launched

I am on an ethernet ADSL line. I started with Tor today and this is what it shared. But before that I need to share alias of Tor otherwise people would be left asking how Tor started. $ alias tor ...
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Tor Browser Exit Code : 133

I installed Tor Browser under Ubuntu and that works! but when I restart my computer and when I try to run Tor Browser, Tor shows me this message: Tor Browser exited abnormally. Exit code: 133 What ...
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Key requesting fails

I was following as directed in the video for TBB(3.6.4) verification for MacOSX. But the step where we do: gpg --keyserver x-hkp://keys.gnupg.net --recv-keys 0x63FEE659 is not proceeding further. It ...
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How do I enable a popup window?

When I select a certain webpage on Chrome, there is a single button that when pressed, pops up a window. When I try the same on Tor, no window is popped up at all. Also, the button become ...
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How to modify the Tor Browser window for Tor Browser Bundle v.3.6.2

With reference to this question: What happened to torrc in Tor Browser Bundle? , I wish to add a button/an option to the Tor Firefox Browser Window where users can automatically input which country ...
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How to plot different results in Shadow with Scallion

I'm using Shadow to run a network simulation of Tor, with the scallion plug-in. When parsing and plotting the results, I only managed to retrieve the 'results-timing' graph. How do I parse and ...
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Can't login to http://en.zbiornik.com/

Folks, I am able to successfully run Tor Browser and access for example Gmail. However, I cannot login to http://en.zbiornik.com/ - it always says "invalid password". I have added the following line ...
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Is there a way to create desktop shortcuts (.url files) with Tor Browser?

I recently noticed one way in which TorBrowser acts differently than stock Firefox - I can't drag from the address bar to an Explorer window. In stock Firefox, this would allow me to create a ...
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Connection Problems

I am having problems connecting to sites with Tor. I made sure that all my firewall settings were properly allowing Tor and sure that my system clock was set to the proper time. It was set to the ...
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Jitsi trough Tor (browser)

I am trying to use Jitsi trough Tor browser, but it is not working. There is no error notification. Jitsi simply doesn't go online. Can you help?
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Wrong Password when using system-installed TOR with Tor Browser

I am using Fedora linux with system installed TOR and Tor Browser 7.0.1. I first did export TOR_CONTROL_PASSWD='"secret"' and edited /etc/tor/torrc to the new password by adding the line ...
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Unable to pick a suitable Tor Browser version for OSX 10.5.8

Is there a version of Tor browser for OSX 10.5.8 PPC G5? The only thing available for my OS I see is for 10.6 and above. Thanks.
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Does Tails verification compromise anonymity?

I have installed Tails verification on my Tor browser. Is it possible that anonymity will be compromised in this case?
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How to setup nod route

now constantly encountering such chains: RandomCountry1>>>RandomCountry1>>>RandomCountry1 RandomCountry1>>>RandomCountry02>>>RandomCountry1 RandomCountry1>>&...
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White box at bottom of browser windwo

There's white space at the bottom of the browser ... been there a couple of months, updates haven't helped. Thoughts?
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Please, What is the useragent of Tor Browser 10 Android?

I'm asking about Android version, not PC version. Would you please share the useragent value so I can whitelist it?
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Latest TOR Browser Bundle update fails to open privacy/security settings tab, strange behavior

I've installed the latest TOR Browser Bundle 9.5.4 ESR for Debian Linux and it doesn't allow access to the privacy/security settings tab any more. If you open Menu > Preferences, the following tabs/...
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Start Tor browser with maximized window

How to start Tor Browser maximized by default? I know it increases fingerprinting and is not advised, but I would still like to have an answer if it's possible. I tried making the shortcut run as ...
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Suspicious behaviour of Android Tor Browser

I'm using the Android Tor Browser 68.5.0 on my Samsung A40 running Android 9.0 (no root) and I've been observing some extremely strange behaviour: My data plan only allows 2 GB per month. Since I ...
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Can The Tor Browser (without Tor) increase my anonymity when used with a VPN

I am considering the best way to browse the web using a multi-hop VPN connection. As we know modern browser technologies can easily deanonymize you and require a lot of custom tweaking to lessen the ...
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Can incorrect clock de-anonymize me?

If my clock is incorrect with few seconds or few minutes Tor still can connect. But I've read a document And I want to ask people here. Can incorrect clock time de-anonymize me ?
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Process “tor” from user “debian-tor” keeps automatically restarting since last Tor Browser update

I just allowed Tor Browser on Linux Mint Debian Edition 4 to update to the latest version and now there is a process "tor" by some user "debian-tor" that keeps restarting on its ...
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Tor Browser needs to be started twice

About 85% of the time, when I start Tor Browser, I get the "Something Went Wrong!" page and have to try a second time. Apparently, some initialization isn't finishing before the browser ...
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Prevent TOR over TOR while using Whonix and Kali Linux

I am using Whonix Gateway to pass the network traffic of the Kali Linux machine. If I run Tor Browser on Kali Linux will there be a tor over tor connection? and if yes, then how can I prevent it, as ...
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Tor Browser Bundle failing userAgent spoofing

Using Tor Browser Bundle, I noticed the latest versions I have (9x) did not show user agent in the general.userAgent.override entry in about:config. The browser was downloaded from the Tor Project and ...
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Resources for Learning Tor Prerequisite Knowledge

While the basic concept of Tor as an anonymity tool is intuitive, most of the literature describing Tor at a lower level is pretty heavily intertwined with computer networking and security concepts. ...
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How to modify the TOR connection timeout?

TOR seems to drop the initial choice and select a new guard node, when it fails to build a circuit/connect to a guard node within a certain time interval (which is in the order of 30-60 seconds). Can ...
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TorBrowser connected through Chutney uses real external Tor nodes

I have setup a Chutney tool successfully and was wondering if I can route my traffic through a Chutney-made network and to the internet. I was going to test that using TorBrowser and providing custom ...
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is it safe to download Tor browser from other browser

1.i just learnt about Tor, and i'd like to know where is the best place to download Tor browser,i feel downloading from the google play store or another browser might have a negative effect on the ...
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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 ...