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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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How to get www.torproject.org signing keys?

Where to get signing keys to verify Tor browser bundle? I'm using Debian Wheezy and cannot find where I can get them to import them using gpg.
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Tor Browser Bundle - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS - How To Launch [start-tor-browser]

I am running the Ubuntu version 14.04 LTS, 64-bit (Desktop) and now the (Tor Browser Bundle) Ver.3.6.2 refuses to run the shell-script or launch the start-tor-browser?
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Complete Network Noob: please help me set-up Tor

Hi all I'm trying to set up Tor on my school laptop to get around the schools censorship but I'm a wee bit stuck. I've put in the proxy that's required for access to the schools network, checked for ...
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website recognises I am using Tor to mask IP address

Some websites I am accessing through Tor recognise that I am masking my IP address. They are blocking my access requiring that I access the website via my actual IP address from my service provider, ...
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How can I find out what my control port is?

I'm trying to use Tor in conjunction with FrostWire, and I' following these instructions: http://www.ehow.com/how_7510294_do-configure-tor-frostwire.html I can't seem to figure out how to get the ...
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Fingerprint effect of changing TBB default font size

I asked this on tor-talk (no answers) & through Tor email support (also no answer). Suggested trying here. Does changing the default font names or sizes used by TBB (3.51 - 3.5.2) for Windows, ...
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Language.bin file have been found on my system after using Tor Browser

Recently, I have noticed a lot of language.bin files on my system after using Tor for a while. The process I implement after closing Tor (or any other program, being VPN or direct connection) is to ...
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Where I can get Tor Browser Bundle source?

There is source of Tor daemon, but I can't find source of Tor Browser: https://www.torproject.org/download/download-easy.html.en#linux Where is the open-source?
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How to configure proxy setting in Pluggable Transport Bundle?

I have tried multiple times to set a proxy for the Pluggable Transports Tor Browser Bundle but never succeeded. I attempted to set the proxy in Vidalia as HTTP/HTTPS proxy. I have also tried SOCKS5 ...
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How does Torbutton remove browser signature header?

By visiting ip-check.info you may find out if your browser's signature corresponds to that of Tor browser or not. If you use TBB it corresponds to it but if you use another browser it no longer ...
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Add-ons on Tor Browser - what if it was universal?

I have read many times that you shouldn't use additional add-ons on Tor Browser because it makes your browser easier to identify (more susceptible to fingerprinting). But what if every Tor Browser ...
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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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Is there any difference between Windows/Linux/Mac Tor Browser user?

On WIndows, Tor browser's user agent includes "Windows". What about Linux and Mac version of Tor browser? Do they share the same value(e.g. Windows' Tor Browser) or they have their own values? Can ...
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PERROR torsocks [2893]

I am trying to get Tor relay working and I obviously have done some thing wrong, as I keep getting the torsocks PERROR when testing. I entered the command curl https://api.ipify.org and get 82.3.5....
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Loading tor browser gets stuck at establishing encrypted directory connection [duplicate]

19-Feb-17 22:09:06 PM.800 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network connections. Shutting down all existing connections. 19-Feb-17 22:09:06 PM.800 [NOTICE] ...
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New Identity vs Reopening Browser

Is there a difference (in terms of anonymity) between pressing "New Identity" and closing then reopening Tor Browser? Pressing the "New Identity" button takes < 1 second before being ready whereas ...
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Tor-Browser: Problem fetching consensus

All of a sudden starting Tor Browser reproducably gets stuck at loading network status. It worked earlier today and I am not aware of any change on my computer other than shutting it down and starting ...
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“Could not connect to tor control port”

I installed tor browser bundle for windows on Windows 7, 32 bit. When I start the tor browser, in 80% of the cases, I get an error with "Could not connect to tor control port". I tried with disabled ...
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How to add Tor Services in My Java Application [closed]

I am working online application and while working , some of my ip are banned . After that i came to know about Tor and i want to know how to add the tor services in java applications. Please do ...
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Iterate through List of Exitnodes

I am working on some kind of Exitnode Scanner (Like SoaT from Mike Perry). I have downloaded the list of all running Exitnode-IPs and I want to use each IP to build a 3-hop-circuit (or connect ...
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Tor browser stuck at 'loading network status' [closed]

It was working fine, I checked for update and updated and it auto restarted . Since then it is stuck at that point. Tried exiting and restarting but no result. EDIT: to clarify my problem, after I ...
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Running tor browser on raspberry pi 2

I'm trying to use tor browser on my raspberry pi 2. I've downloaded and extracted the tar.xz but I can't get the tor browser to open. I navigate to tor-browser_en-US in the LXTerminal and type:- ./...
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Tor and encryption [duplicate]

Tor [network] encrypts data itself? Or does it only Tor Browser Bundle? For example, if I use an external client to connect to the Tor network and direct all traffic over Tor and use a different ...
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When logging into Facebook with Tor: “Your computer needs to be cleaned”

Can't log into Facebook using Tor. They want to install software to 'clean' your computer. I've run 3 different malware programs of my own, plus, I logged into Facebook using another browser and ...
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404 page not found with 3quarksdaily.com

I have been using the Tor browser bundle. However the website http://www.3quarksdaily.com fails to load... it returns "404 page not found." The website loads perfectly fine outside Tor. I wonder ...
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How do I get the Tor exit node IP address using the control port?

How do I get the Tor exit node IP address using the control port? "getinfo circuit-status" command shows many circuits. What is my exit node?
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Can I change the zoom level in tor browser (without affecting anonymity)?

Most websites have a small default letter size. If I change zoom level with Ctrl++, does it happen entirely on my computer? I know window size shouldn't be changed for anonymity reasons.
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How to run multiple Tor browsers simultaneously on Windows?

I tried this I successfully made a copy of the tor folder working with different IPs on both tors, but what do I do for the third copy of the tor folder? What control port and stock ...
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How to connect tor to a specific ip address of the list?

I have already installed the latest version of Tor but i can't connect to a specific IP address from this Tor list http://torstatus.blutmagie.de/ Can someone help me (also with a practical example...)...
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I need help choosing my type of internet connection

I just downloaded the Tor Browser. When first launching, how do I know which network setting to select? "I would like to connect directly to Tor network" or "This computer's Internet connection is ...
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How to report a Tor Browser crash

Using the most recent Tor Browser Bundle (5.0a3) I experience crashes. I am running Linux, however since there is now a .desktop used it doesn't show me anything in the terminal. Even when I run the ...
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Tor Browser Bundle: How to launch new-tab from command-line?

I can't find the way to launch new tab from command line. /usr/src/tor-browser/tor-browser_en-US/Browser$ ./firefox -new-tab XPCOMGlueLoad error for file /usr/src/tor-browser/tor-browser_en-US/...
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What does tor proxy and tor directory stores?

Does tor proxy includes keys that it shares with all tor nodes for encryption?who stores information about all tor nodes in the route?
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How to force Tor to connect through a bridge

I understand how to configure the torrc config file in order to access internet through Tor bridges. But the scenario is such even though my ISP allows Tor traffic I still do not want my ISP to ...
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Errors when starting Tor browser on Linux

I recently starting getting errors starting the Tor Browser on my Debian machine. These errors are fairly new occurring first in the last couple months. I have tried install older versions of the Tor ...
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Tor graphics and media resource repository

I'm trying to make a video of the Tor Project for the Project for Awesome and I need some graphics explaining the Tor network. Is there a centralized resource of graphics and other explanation tools ...
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Start Tor Browser maximized [closed]

When I start the Tor Browser Bundle, I need to manually maximize it every time. Is there a way to make it just start maximized?
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Can HTML5 canvas image data reveal the users IP?

I read a little bit about the HTML5 canvas image data here but I'm still not sure if it can reveal the IP when using Tor or not? My knowledge with this is quite limited since I'm new to all of this. ...
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How to build a modified Tor browser bundle?

How to build a Tor browser bundle with a modified version of Tor? I've some changes on Tor source code that I'd like to try for research reasons.
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Can I use random IP from ALL exit nodes?

Would it be possible to use random exit node (from 1 bar to 3 bar nodes in Tor network map from vidalia) instead of using the strongest exit node? Would it be possible to do this via torrc or telnet? ...
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How to run Lastpass in Tor?

Can someone please explain how to get Lastpass to run in Tor, I need on occasions to access some sites that I have passwords which are impossible to remember.
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There is a good argument for making the number of hops in a path unpredictable, Is there a research paper that tells us what to do?

The following is a quote from Tor FAQ: There is a good argument for making the number of hops in a path unpredictable [Thus Random]. For example, somebody who happens to control the last two hops ...
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Multi-VPN hopping Advantages/Disadvantages over Tor

I was told that using Tor and/or a VPN is always a tradeoff of privacy and anonymity. I'm wonder what combination of Tor, VPNs (paid or free), and proxies can help minimize this risk. For example, if ...
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Tor Connecting to Randomly Generated Domains

I have a whole bunch of these Bro SSL logs: ts uid id.orig_h id.orig_p id.resp_h id.resp_p version cipher server_name session_id subject issuer_subject ...
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Why does Tor Browser include multiple torrc files?

When the tor-launcher extension starts Tor Browser's tor, it uses the "-f Data/Tor/torrc" argument and the "--defaults-torrc Data/Tor/torrc-defaults" argument (if a torrc-defaults file is found). Here'...
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Anonomous alternative to skype - voip?

I want to use skype, but it is not anonomous enough for me, is there a more anonomous alternative that I could use? I don't want anyone to be able to see my IP, including the other people in the call. ...
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Should I use the same Tor instance for a hidden service and browsing?

I briefly read that Tor hidden services use "Entry guards" in the circuit. Is there any reason why I shouldn't use the same Tor instance for hosting a Tor hidden service and general internet browsing?...
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Error message “Close Firefox” when trying to execute “Start Tor Browser.exe”

When I try to open "Start Tor Browser.exe" the error message "Firefox is already running, but not responding. To open a new window, you must first close the existing Firefox process, or restart your ...
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TBB 3.5.2 fail to connect, but TBB 3.5.0 works, where is wrong?

Hi there I'm trying to update my TBB from 3.5.0 to 3.5.2 but is having issue connecting. Here's what I did: Download the TBB 3.5.2 using TBB 3.5.0 and verify the signature, it shows Good signature ...
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Utilizing Vidalia, one was able to view the process of connection to Tor. Is there a way to view this process with TBB 3.5 or newer?

Utilizing Vidalia, one was able to view the process of connection to Tor perior to Tor version 3.5 (This was possible by opening the message Log of Vidalia Control Panel). Now, even if one enable ...

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