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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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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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Are Google’s captchas often downright impossible to solve for Tor users because reCAPTCHA is *lying* to them?

(Stack Exchange’s system tells me that my question appears to be subjective and is likely to be closed. But judge for yourself if this is the case.) Do you remember when Google used text captchas ...
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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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Cannot start Tor on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

First of all I am kind of new to Linux and Ubuntu, also I have not been using tor for long, I am learning about it. It is the first time I encounter issues with it, been using on Win and Ubuntu fine ...
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Signign into gmail with tor

I would like to use Tor to bypass filtering/firewall rules that don't allow me to access gmail (rest assured it is not for malicious purposes). I've tried doing so in the past by gmail has an awful ...
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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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Getting bridges via Gmail or Yahoo a “secure” way?

Tor doc says : You can also get bridges by sending mail to bridges@bridges.torproject.org with the line "get bridges" by itself in the body of the mail. You'll need to send this request from a ...
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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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Tor browser user-agent strings

What is the current user-agent string(s) of the Tor browser? What user-agent strings has the Tor browser (and older Tor software) used in the past?
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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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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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How to use a common screen size?

Using the Tor Browser, one thing I've noticed while looking at the EFF's Panopticon browser fingerprinting tool is that the screen size reported matches the dimensions of the browser window. While ...
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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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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, AdvOR) 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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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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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 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 . ...
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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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Does hosting a relay on the same machine as your browser improve anonymization?

For the sake of argument, let us assume that all traffic is monitored and recorded at your ISP. Would hosting a Tor relay on the same machine that you are running Tor Browser Bundle protect you from ...
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Tor Browser Bundle 3.5. on macosx 10.8 can't connect to other websites [duplicate]

Browser looks like it's connected to Tor, (I see Tor congratulations page and green onion Tor enabled button) but cannot connect to any websites ( its always "connecting" in browser tab then times out ...
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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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TorButton Warning and SSL

A little new to Tor, been taking a closer look at how requests happen in the browser. At the top when I open Tools >> Web Developer >> Browser Console and start browsing the web I notice a few things: ...
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Why does Torbutton circuit view not consistently show the correct exit node?

Making an arbitrary number of new identities will eventually cause the circuit view in Torbutton to show the wrong exit node. This is a screenshot I took to show the problem. Notice Torbutton thinks ...
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Is there a FireFox cookie manager that's suitable for Tor Browser

In Chrome, Vanilla Cookie Manager saves whitelisted cookies outside Chrome's usual cookie space, so that Chrome can be told to erase all cookies and site data. Is there a similar add-on for FireFox ...
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Bootstrapped at 10% for hours [duplicate]

I try to use Vidalia Bundle with certain application. It used to be stuck at 'starting Tor' if I recall correctly. So, I set it as 'run as client only' and added some bridges. Now it's stuck at 10% ...
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Tor browser behaviour in Windows versus Linux

If I start the Windows Tor browser bundle using Start Tor Browser.exe and subsequently close the browser, Vidalia shuts down Tor and then exits. In Linux, if I start the Tor browser bundle using the ...
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Most common TOR browser configuration - panopticlick

Yesterday I put some effort into getting the best "score" I can on Panopticlick. The following is my result: I did several things to get the lowest numbers for "unique in x browsers". I looked up ...
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why do I get “Access Denied” at certain web sites when I didn't last year?

I'm using Tor Browser 4.5a5 (based on Mozilla Firefox 31.6.0) on Windows 7/64, home router environment. Several iterations back, I could access http://www.foxnews.com/ . Now, no matter how many times ...
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If my web browser is fingerprintable (say, odd window size/screen resolution), who gets to see it?

Does browser fingerprinting leak data only to the server that is answering my request, or also to my ISP or other network-level eavesdropper? Assuming HTTPS (HTTP should leak to the HTTPS "leak set" ...
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What is most likely cause of page injections while using Tor?

So, I have a connection from my Linux-64-tor-2.6.3 TBB browser to an entry node in a foreign country. That country is a very long way from here. The node is running the latest Tor, so it's using a ...
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Opening Tor on my Mac OX says Firefox is already running

Just downloaded the new Tor browser bundle on my MACBOOK Pro and I get a message that reads "a copy of firefox is already running. Only one copy allowed at a time." Any suggestions for newbie, like ...
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Why does GnuPG show the signature of Erinn Clark as not trusted?

Got the latest Tor Browser Bundle (3.5.2.1) and tried to verify. Here's the result: gpg --verify /Users/user/Downloads/TorBrowserBundle-3.5.2.1-osx32_en-US.zip.asc /Users/user/Downloads/...
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Is it a better practise to use DNSCrypt over Tor or is it useless?

DNSCrypt already gives you a protection layers against Man-in-the-middle attacks and should obscure your the traffic your ISP sees.. is it, combined with Tor, a good extra protection or does Tor ...
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How can I use silverlight with Tor?

This question was already asked but never really answered. I already have silverlight and use it frequently on other browsers. I already have forbid microsoft silverlight unchecked in noscript options....

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