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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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In Tor Browser Bundle how can I manually use a proxy address without turning off Tor?

When I use Tor Browser, the Tor button next to the address bar says "Tor Disabled" whenever I try to manually configure a certain HTTP/HTTPS proxy IP address. Is there any possible way to use a ...
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Can no longer access to internet with the new Tor browse bundle?

I just updated my Tor browser bundle program to the new one, but the programs that were always supposed to use Tor can no longer connect to the Internet (I kept the same proxy preferences) ... However,...
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reCAPTCHA doesn't work with Tor Browser [duplicate]

Is it supposed to be a joke? I can't create an account for a Tor forum with the Tor Browser. reCAPTCHA won't work. Actually it's not the problem of this forum only. The reason I got here is... ...
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Hidden Service with Bootstrap 3

I was wondering if it is possible to host a hidden service and use Bootstrap (cdn or local) css. If bootstrap is to big to handle for Tor, is there any other (lightweight) css framework that would ...
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I can not connect to the port

I get a window that says ... waiting for tor to start ... and until it gives me an error that says that it is impossible to connect tor port, why does this happen to me? Weeks ago could connect ...
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How can Youtube see my viewing history through different circuits?

I watch a few videos on Youtube using TB, all about the same or very similar topic. Let's say "topic x". Then I open a new window in TB, which then will use a different circuit for sites I'm visiting ...
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Does TOR Leak Time and Time Zone?

Does TOR leak time and time zone which can expose the approximate user location on earth? I think some JavaScript codes in web pages, asks operating system time before submitting the web form. Does ...
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SSL, Mixed Content

https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/Security/Mixed_content Mixed active content is content that has access to all or parts of the Document Object Model of the HTTPS page. This type of ...
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Why does not Tor Browser disable cookies completly?

Even when I set TBB's security slider to the highest level and activate all checkboxes in the security setting (where one "only" states to ), the cookie settings in Tor Browser still allow cookies to ...
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How to debug TorBrowser?

I've recently found, that my instance of TorBrowser crashes on "reddit.com". I've tried to find any *.log file, like notice.log or debug.log. Nothing! How can I DEBUG browser? To be sure what ...
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Run tor-browser-bundle with another user

i am using the newest tbb version 6.0.1 on ubuntu 12.04. i wanted to know, if it is possible (and recommended) to start tbb with another user, for example user "tor_browser"? i just found that issue: ...
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Running Tor over Tor

So I am going to set up a Raspberry Pi Onion Router and I normally use the browser bundle would it be bad? More effective? Or just as effective as using just the browser bundle?
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Where does Tor save logs when run from browser bundle?

I want to read Tor logs when running Tor from Browser Bundle (on Linux). In official FAQ, I read: You'll have to go find the log files by hand. Here are some likely places for your logs to be: ...
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Tor Browser with custom proxy instead of Tor

I appreciate the Tor Browser's privacy features, but I don't want to run my data through the tor network. Instead I have a socks5 proxy I'd like to use. I've tried disabling the TorLauncher addon, ...
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Identity mismatch, bootstrap doesn't finish

Starting with the new browser bundle, I got an error with the the identities for the bridges. I'm working in a censored network, only meek was going well in the past. Now I got the following error: ...
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Is it safe to install GreaseMonkey on TBB?

I would like to install GreaseMonkey on KBB. I understand that any script might add fingerprinting issue. What if I only install GreaseMonkey? As a side note: I only want to run my own script to read ...
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Security of other browsers + Tor vs. Tor browser

I'm a bit confused about why using Tor with regular Chrome or FF is considered insecure. Let's say I use it with Chrome. I install the "Expert Bundle", then the proxy-switchy Chrome extension and set ...
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Multiple Tor Browser instances without using VM/Sandboxies [duplicate]

On Windows is it possible to have multiple instances? I tried to copy paste Tor browser folder and running Tor Browser from it but did not worked.
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Is there a Tor-Browser-Bundle for the armhf /Beaglebone Black?

Trying to bring it up on the Beaglebone Black running Debian. Loaded the bundle for debian but it fails with a code of 126 and seems to be stalled at running firefox. IceWeasel, for example, runs fine ...
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When Tor starts Glib Critical message - what is it?

(process:4137): GLib-CRITICAL **: g_slice_set_config: assertion 'sys_page_size == 0' failed ubuntu 14.04.1 trusty What does the message mean?
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Is it possible to disable NoScripts shortcut keys in TBB?

Apparently pressing T while hovering over the NoScripts icon will grant temporary script permissions to the active tab. This seems to offer virtually negligible convenience at the cost of a potential ...
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Tor Browser for Windows Says that Firefox is Already Running

The question Tor Browser Says Firefox is Already Running is very related to this issue but I couldn't add a comment as I am new to this site. I have noticed ever since 3.6.4 that although the Tor ...
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Noscript and latest TBB (v3.6.4) — recommended modifications to default settings?

I recall that previous versions of TBB came with Noscript, but with javascript enabled by default. Since then, it would appear that the settings for Noscript (TBB v3.6.4) have been modified and ...
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Tor unexpectedly exited when I started using terminal [closed]

Using Ubuntu 14.04 when I use this to sh start-tor-browser it won't start
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Tor Doesn't Work Anymore [duplicate]

My college uses the SonicWall firewall to block websites and unauthorized internet connections. I installed Tor 2 months ago and it worked fine. However, I'm trying to connect to the Tor Network (when ...
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What do these Tor warnings imply?

The Following warnings have been observed during Tor operations. [Warning] onion_skin_client_handshake failed. [Warning] circuit_finish_handshake failed.* [Warning] connection_edge_process_relay_cell ...
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Please Provide a Step by Step Guide to Upgrade Tor Browser Bundle on Ubuntu [duplicate]

I'm a noob user of Ubuntu and Tor Browser Bundle. I have a flashing warning sign on the Tor button that I understand means I need to upgrade. I'd like a very simple step-by-step how-to if one exists - ...
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TBB + FoxyProxy = Safe?

Can I safely use FoxyProxy together with the Tor Browser Bundle? I like to have an additional hop after the Tor exit node. Therefore I am considering the use of the FoxyProxy plugin to the Tor ...
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Are Tor's downloaded files really secure? Also why not zip package?

Linked from download page: http://www.torproject.org/dist/vidalia-bundles/vidalia-bridge-bundle-0.2.4.22-0.2.21.exe Why this tor.exe is bigger than TBB's one? Also, why TBB's tor.exe is not 0.2.4.22? ...
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How much privacy is one giving up when javascript is turned off?

I was thinking about setting up Tor browser bundle to be my main browser and perhaps add a "open in chrome" (or something like) when I ran into an insurmountable Tor related problem. I hadn't ...
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How can I remove the overly frequent popup that's constantly warning me about HTML5 Canvas?

On several sites where I use Tor, I too often get the following popup message: This website attempted to access image data on Canvas. Since Canvas image data can be used to discover information ...
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How to sign up for services that are banning you? (because of Tor?)

I have tried to sign up for a few services/accounts, most recently on http://forums.debian.net and was pretty much denied with messages like: IP Address 78.108.63.44 is listed in the CBL. It appears ...
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Is Tails browser same as separate Tor bundle-browser?

It seem to be somehow different, is it still FF-based? Or is there any possibility to use tails and then use Tor bundle same way as you use it in Windows? And of course, is Tails's browser's security ...
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Home page on Tor Browser keeps reverting

I have created a simple html page stored locally with quick links to my favorite Tor services and set it as my home page for Tor Browser, but it seems to be overridden with the default torproject.org ...
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authenticate telnet connection

I tried connecting to tor in TBB 3.5.1, OS X 10.8.5 using telnet localhost 9151 but since CookieAuthentication is set it requires authentication. From the manual CookieAuthentication 0|1 If this ...
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I do not see a warning anymore when downloading a PDF file!

Tor Browser Bundle version 3.5 for windows does not show any warning when a PDF file is about to download. Is it a feature or a Bug?
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Cannot post comments on sites using Facebook social plugin

I have a Facebook account that was successfully registered from behind Tor (not using my real name, of course). I am unable to post comments on sites that use the Facebook social plugin. There is no ...
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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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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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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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Got a lot of Secure Connection failed errs recently, anyone with similiar experience?

I'm experiencing a lot of Secure Connection Failures using TBB in China recently. The browser has problem loading all webpages(plain network and hidden service alike), here's the message displayed in ...
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Tor Browser 7.0.9 can't print page to file

My desktop OS is Fedora 26 and the Tor browser is 7.0.9. I found tor browser can't print as print to file, it produces nothing. The print preview looks nice but doesn't produce any file (PDF or PS) ...
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Control Port telnet AUTHENTICATE without any password

As mentioned in stem.torproject: If your torrc doesn't have a CookieAuthentication or HashedControlPassword then to authenticate you will simply call AUTHENTICATE after connecting without any ...
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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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Cannot get SE login form with tor browser [closed]

I don't understand why some sites refuse to allow tor users to log in. I can see why some might resent anonymity, but you aren't anonymous after you log in. But my issue today is that I can't get a ...
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tor is not working [duplicate]

01/09/2015 10:17:55 ص.000 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network connections. Shutting down all existing connections. 01/09/2015 10:17:57 ص.400 [NOTICE] ...
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Can bookmarks set in the TBB (or Firefox) be used for Fingerprinting? Is it safe to use bookmarks? [duplicate]

Bookmarks are (for me) a handy feature to keep track of notable sites in the internet. Does the Tor Browser Bundle (and does that differ from the way Firefox behaves?) offer the bookmarks saved ...
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Why does my Tor browser not run? [duplicate]

My operating system: Windows 7 Ultimate I get two options after clicking on Start Tor Browser green globe. The first is I would like to connect directly to the Tor network... (Connect) And below ...
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Unable to run TorBrowserBundle [closed]

i haven't got a firefox installed in my TOSHIBA C660-20J. Yet, this is the error i get when i try to run the 'open tor browser' shortcut in the folder. Now, i have tried going deep to the files and ...
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Tor Browser will not browse anything [duplicate]

I recently downloaded Tor on my MAC and it connected just fine but the browser is stuck on the "Congratulations!" page. I can't even go to Startpage. The tab just says "connecting..." but then it ...