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Website blocking Tor Traffic

I am trying to access a website with Tor and recently it began rejecting my traffic with "Gateway GEO - IP Alert This request is blocked by the SonicWall Gateway GEO IP service." I looked around ...
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Strange window anomalies when starting Tor Browser

I recently updated to Tor Browser 4.0 and found that this new version has a number of oddities in the realm of how it draws its window. Please examine the attached screenshots. This screenshot shows ...
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Which Tor Browser settings can leak my IP address when changed? [closed]

Are there Tor Browser settings that, when changed, can lead to my IP address being leaked?
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How can Facebook's Tor Onion be constantly accessible with the massive bandwidth demand?

Background: (you can skip if you already know the details of Facebook's Hidden Service) In 2014, Facebook unveiled their Tor Hidden Service that let people from restricting governments access Facebook ...
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How to change Tor Browser default SocksPort?

I was surprised to find this hadn't been asked already. In ../Browser/TorBrowser/Data/Tor/torrc-defaults I tried changing SocksPort/ControlPort from 9150/9051 to 9170/9071. Then changed the SOCKS ...
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How to run the Tor browser without the bundled Tor proxy?

Say one's using GNU/Linux with a Tor daemon setup on a given local port (which happens not to be 9050). Web browsing traffic currently goes like this: vanilla Firefox -> Privoxy -> Tor. Say one would ...
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How do you access a second USB drive from Tails?

I am running Tails 1.3.1 off of a USB stick and want to save files onto a second USB stick from the Tor Browser. I can see and access files that were on the second USB stick from the file browser but ...
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What kind of different information can be had/ascertained in the logs with the various entries in logs

I am running Debian Jessie and running TBB 3.6.5. This can be known by running torbrowser-launcher . I am using the torbrowser-launcher as packaged in Debian. On studying the manual, I came to know ...
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Does caploader able to identify Tor traffic in the network?

I found this blog post which says that they were able to identify Tor traffic by using a software called caploader? Have any one tried this software? I wasn't able to try it by myself as the protocol ...
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Tor Browser Bundle Showing Error "Firefox is Already Running" on Mac

I've installed the Tor Browser Bundle on my Mac, by downloading the package file and extracting it on my desktop. But when I try to run TBB, I get the error "Firefox is already running". I have ...
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c# make web request using Tor

I'm trying to create web request using tor.it's giving error "Unable to connect to the remote server" inner exception "No connection could be made because the target machine actively refused it 127.0....
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Why isn't the Tor Foundation registered in Apple's Gatekeeper Developer ID Program?

New Tor users using Apple's Mac OSX sometimes run into difficulty opening the Tor browser bundle the first time. This could be alleviated if the Tor Foundation were to register in Apple's Gatekeeper ...
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Many exit nodes unable to download from file hosting sites

My country recently blocked quite a number of popular file hosting sites (e.g. uploaded.net) at the IP level. Using Tor circumvents this but I'm finding that most (nearly all?) Tor exit nodes are ...
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Can I download other software via TBB safely?

I use the Tor Browser Bundle for software downloads because I can not use the internet for this without Tor. Windows and Linux software download sites often do not use HTTPS, so I run the risk of ...
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Run Firefox In Tor Browser Bundle using Tor Relay Bundle

Thanks to my friends detail explanations, now I'm more interested to run a Tor client and Tor relay all the time using the Vidalia Relay Bundle just to help other people out there. But my problem is, ...
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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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How to use Chinese IP only on Tor Browser?

Question as captioned. I know how to set the exit node to USA by setting the exit node parameter to "us" and to England by "gb". But when I set that parameter to "cn", it seems fail to use a Chinese ...
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How to run multiple Tor browsers simultaneously and independently with different circuits and exit IP addresses using TBB version 4.0.3? [duplicate]

I have reserched a lot on the subject of how to run multiple Tor Browsers simultaneously, and independently, but could not find anything so far that make that possible. How may I arrange the Tor ...
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Is Tor Browser vulnerable to tracking via HSTS Super Cookies?

Is Tor Browser vulnerable to the HSTS Super Cookies tracking technique described here? (Initial experimentation with Tor Browser 4.0.3 suggests it's not: I get a different tracking id after selecting ...
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Using Tor Proxy through other aplications

Before I proceed, I would like to mention that I understand that Tor browser integrates unique features such as not loading certain html canvases, scripts and a whole bunch of additions to make ...
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Tor and viruses

I was wondering if you can get a virus by opening some websites of the deep web using Tor? With some links it's hard to tell if they are legit or not, recently I came across some website saying that "...
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How can I get a relay's fingerprint?

I recently checked https://check.torproject.org/ and noticed Atlas to get information for the exit node. I want to craft and directly open the url for the relay without going through the Tor Project ...
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What is the Atlas link in the Tor Browser Bundle?

When you start the Tor Browser Bundle, there are several links for help on Tor. I don't know what the link for Atlas is. It has many graphs on the output node and the firewall ports allowed and ...
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Access .Onion links using programs other than Tor Browser? (VLC, etc)

How would I be able to access a tor hidden service without the use of TBB? For example, an RTMP server hosted through Tor. In this scenario, I'd like to access the RTMP server using VLC, but VLC would ...
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How to make tor browser work with the system tor service rather than the tor service provided with the browser

How to make tor browser work with the system tor service rather than the tor service provided with the browser. Certain files in the Browser folder must be changed. PS: I start the tor service on ...
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Tor stopped working upon installing new router/modem

Here is the log regarding the problem: 6/6/2016 17:16:47 PM.200 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network connections. Shutting down all existing connections. ...
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Tor on linux - how to select exit nodes manually

On windows, there is an application called Advanced Onion Router (or, AdvTOR) which lets you choose your tor exit nodes, and it lists them all out. This is great, because some exit nodes have ...
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Why doesn't Tor Browser disable cookies?

Why doesn't the Tor Browser (4.5.1), even on the highest security setting disable cookies? They could be used to trace a user, potentially making it possible to build a profile.
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What does it mean to protect / unprotect a cookie?

In the Tor button menu, there is a "Cookie Protections" item, which opens up a dialog that lists all my cookies, and allows me to protect or unprotect each (and specify whether new cookies should be ...
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Two Internet connections - how bind/lock Tor to use only one of them?

As the title says - I have two network interfaces on my computer and I want to bind/lock Tor to strictly use only one of them. How do I achieve that? I tried doing it with the application "...
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Tor Browser Bundle on Mac - how to run obfsproxy?

I have downloaded and installed the Tor browser bundle v. 3.6.3 for Mac Website says Obfsproxy is standard included in that one - which is correct- it works in Tor Browser. But I need to run it ...
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Is all traffic using the file protocol (file://) for smb/samba shares routed through Tor using tor browser?

I need to connect anonymously to a remote samba server. This is possible using an url like: file:///ip.to.the.server/share in the Tor browser bundle - I've checked. My question is, can I be sure ...
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Can Heartbleed in connection with Tor read all my 2GiB ram, or it is limited to the memory already allocated to the SSL process?

If I am using a Tor version that is infected with SSL Heartbleed (CVE-2014-0092) Can someone read my hall 2GiB ram? Or is the damage limited to the memory already allocated to the SSL process? In ...
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Can creating bookmark in TBB add any security risk for user?

Can Creating bookmark in TBB add any security risk for user? Can anybody read any of these bookmarks remotely?
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Is there a way to make it so Tor doesn't repeat the same IP or gives the same IP less often?

I noticed that sometimes when I connect with Tor or get a new identity, I'll see an IP repeated. Is there any way to make it so Tor never repeats the same IP or gives the same IP less often? Or is ...
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Why does Tor Browser Bundle 3.5 not save preferences?

I was wondering if others are having the issue I am having and if any one knows a solution. The problem is I recently updated to Tor 3.5 and modified some settings in about:config and via Options but ...
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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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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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DNS over HTTPS and Tor

Mozilla Firefox has added the ability to use Trusted Recursive Resolver within Firefox. This means that it's now possible to route DNS queries over HTTPS without additional software. It was included ...
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Tor Browser Will Not Start

(Windows 10 Home, 64-Bit Operating System, x64-based processor) Tor Browser will not start. When clicking the "Start Tor Browser" icon all I get is the "Tor unexpectedly exited" message. Pressing the ...
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Tor Browser + Privoxy: how to make them work together?

TBB 6.0.8, Privoxy 3.0.26 What I did - in the Privoxy configuration file prescribed listen-address 127.0.0.1:8118 forward-socks4 / 127.0.0.1:9150 . forward-socks4a / 127.0.0.1:9150 . forward-socks5 / ...
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Tor Browser crashes when I use facebook

I hope someone can help me. I have used Tor only for Facebook since 1/1/15 when terms and conditions allowed them to spy into devices used to log into Facebook. At some stage Facebook kept blocking me ...
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Why is javascript enabled by default in the Tor browser? [duplicate]

I read that javascript should be disabled in the Tor browser, as it could harm my anonymity. However, Javascript is enabled in Tor default configuration. Why did the developers made the choice to ...
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How to keep (or import) the Tor Browser's history, when updating from an older version to TBB 5.0?

Is it possible to keep (or import) the Tor Browser's history data (not the bookmarks) when updating from an older version to TBB 5.0? And if so, then how? Background: Using TBB as my "default browser"...
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Tor Browser Bundle does not work on OpenBSD

I downloaded TBB version 4.5.3 for GNU/Linux and extracted it on OpenBSD version 5.7 (current version which is basically a daily snapshot.) I unzipped TBB on the said OS and after I cd to the ...
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Tor for Chromebook [duplicate]

I am thinking of getting a Chromebook in the not so distant future. However, I want to be able to use Tor on it. However, since, at least that is my perception, everything goes through Google, will ...
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New Identity Per Window

I've been tinkering with Tor for a while, and can't figure out a way to do this. I would like for each window to have its own identity, to allow me to be logged into multiple accounts on a website. ...
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What does "Permanent "Allow" commands in private windows" in Noscript 2.6.9.10 employed in Tor browser mean?

Tor browser version 4.0.3 employes Noscript version 2.6.9.10 and one has observed a new drop in command in this Noscript version. Namely: "Permanent "Allow" commands in private windows". What is the ...
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Follow-up question: Why my log is not showing tor_notices.log and tor_traces.log?

I asked "Please Explain the Different Log Types, Specifically Warn and Notice" and saw "How can I set up logging with latest Tor Browser?". I set it the same way in my torrc. $ grep log /etc/tor/...
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How to store certifcates over session?

How can I store trusted certificates for e.g. HTTPS in a manner, that they are still available after restarting of Tor Browser Bundle?
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