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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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Even after disabling Java Script Fonts are readable. Is there any patch for this issue?

Even after disabling Java Script Fonts are indirectly readable. Is there any patch for this issue? This is a warning I get from a test site. Your installed fonts are indirectly readable by this ...
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An alternative to Tor [closed]

In our college, Tor is not functioning. I've tried many other proxy sites like (say, hide my ass). These sites have also been blocked. Can any one suggest an alternative?
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Why did the option to permanently allow javascript disappear from the NoScript menu in Tor Browser?

I recently updated Tor Browser and now I can't permanently allow javascript through the NoScript menu. All I see in it is "Temporarily allow all this page" and options to disable already enabled sites....
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Does arm work with the version 3.5 of Tor browser bundle?

I thought I would try monitoring Tor with arm instead of Vidalia, but I keep getting errors. I am running Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS
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Flashing exclamation triangle on green onion

I have seen an answers for this suggesting a security update, but no matter how many times I download the latest bundle, save, then run, I still get the flashing warning. Why?
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How can I auto start Tor Browser Bundle in Debian?

I'd like to start Tor Browser automatically on statup. What is the best way to do it? I'm using Debian 7 "Wheezy" with Gnome 3.
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Tor vs Brave - which is technically more effective to hinder user tracking - fingerprint generalization or randomization?

TOR's method to countering fingerprinting is to make as many users "appear the same" as possible, let us call this to "generalize". While Brave tries to randomize all fingerprints of each and every ...
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Tor browser 32-bit version VS 64-bit

Is TorBrowser 32-bit version less secure than 64-bit? If so, what vulnerabilities can be exploited?
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Tor public key Provided object is too large

I try to import Tor browser public key like this gpg --keyserver pool.sks-keyservers.net --recv-keys 0x4E2C6E8793298290 but I get error pubring.kbx': Provided object is too large I use debian ...
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setting the security slider to medium

It says that setting the security slider of the torbrowser to medium disables the function which is dangerous. I would like to know what features are considered dangerous and why. And if I set the ...
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Where is noscript source code in Tor browser bundle

I'm trying to find the source code of noscript in the Tor browser bundle, usually (given how firefox does it) it should be under <uniqueID>.default/extensions, however with Tor browser bundle ...
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wikipedia has block tor exit nodes… anyway around this? [duplicate]

Not a fan of Wiki logging my IP just to edit something. Is there a way around this or should I look for another proxy. Any suggestions???
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FTP using Tor Browser Bundle

Is it anonymous if I try to connect to a clearnet FTP server over Tor Browser with a username and password, assuming the username and password does not contain my identity? Will it leak my IP or ...
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I'm getting persistent warning on every Tor start: 'plugin container via firefox trying to access “{…}.xpi file”. Is it normal?

I'm using TorBrowser 7.0.10 on macOS 10.12.6. I have "Little Flocker" application installed which warns me every time an App is trying to access some file. Every time I start TorBrowser I get the ...
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I've successfully specified my exit node to be US, but Spotify Webplayer still detects a different country. How can I fix this?

I've configured Tor to always have a US exit node, but when I go to the URL for Spotify Web Player, it says Spotify has not been released in your country yet (Spotify is released in the US). I have ...
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How does Hacker News remember my login between windows when I'm using Tor Browser?

Somehow Hacker News (and maybe other sites) remembers my login despite my closing the windows and changing Tor routes. How? Here's what I do: Start Tor Browser 7.0.2; open some websites in tabs. Go ...
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Does it matter when you connect to TOR?

Does it matter when you connect to TOR Network ? 2 cases: 1. You connect to TOR after 10 minutes after you connect to your real facebook/bank/email account. Is it harmfull to connect to TOR as like ...
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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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Preview site content safely

Sometimes I come across .onion links. How can I know if the content inside is legal without actually going there first? Scenario Hey everyone! Go to https://3g2upl4pq6kufc4m.onion/ to learn how ...
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Why orbot isn't updated as with the Tor for windows and why Orfox isn't updated with the latest bundle of Firefox as of the same version in windows?

I want to know why android version isn't updated with the same version which is available for the windows? Android version is always lower than the tor bundle for windows. Not only that, even Orfox ...
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How to install 64-bit Tor Browser on Windows 10

I've downloaded the Windows Tor Browser package from here. I installed the Tor Browser on Windows 10 64-bit. Task Manager shows Tor Browser, tor.exe running as 32 bit processes. The installation ...
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Tor Browser Downloaded - Where do I go from here?

I've downloaded the tor browser (Windows). Now where do I go from there and how do I actually open the browser? I see the browser-download is in my map of downloads, but nothing happens when I try to "...
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tbb-nightly-hardened provides no TCP socks proxy, only unix domain socket. is that normal?

I noticed when trying the nightly hardened that the TBB now doesn't spawn an TCP socks proxy but rather use a unix domain sockets is that to be the expected behavior for the future of TBB hardened ? (...
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How to run and build tor browser using source code at Tinycore linux

I want to run and build tor browser using source code of tor-browser at Tinycore Linux . How can i do it manually so that if i'll make some changes in tor-browser source code that changes should be ...
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How to set Tor Browser to save temporary internet files?

How do I configure Tor Browser so that is saves temporary internet files? I am using it on a website that generates audio files that normally you can locate in the temp cache folder in Firefox for ...
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Android Orfox - Clearing RAM messes tabs up

I have found that clearing RAM using the stock Samsung memory manager transfers all standard tabs in Orfox to private mode - and makes them reload. When clearing RAM, reloading does happen in Firefox....
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Running TorBB on host machine while running Whonix VM setup as guest on the same physical box

I've currently set up Whonix VMs using Virtual Box on OS X 10.11.6. Before that I was using a Bitcoin-qt with Tor Browser Bundle. Now I'm having question what is a best way to use bitcoin+tor setup ...
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Could not connect to Tor control port. Mac OS

Had no problems using Tor Browser for 4 years or so then all of a sudden 'could not connect to Tor control port'. El Capitan 10.11.6 - Tor 6.05. I've tried deleting and re-installing Tor, turning off ...
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64bit Windows and Mac Tor Browser Bundle downloads always have the wrong sha256 hash. What is wrong?

I mostly run Ubuntu versions and never have problems verifying signatures and sha256sum on the Tor releases for Ubuntu. However, when I attempted to put tor on a windows7 machine, torbrowser-...
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How to run multiple instances of Tor easier?

I need to use multiple instances of Tor with different IP addresses on each. I looked it up on google and found this link. So far I was able to make use of the "manual way" of editing everything and ...
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Connection is not secure randomly occurring? [closed]

Here's a couple images of what I'm concerned about. It's directly to the left of the box where you type the website in it looks like an "i" in a circle. http://imgur.com/a/1ACrW
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Linux install Tor Browser to USB?

I am using linuxmint, trying to run Tor browser from removable usb drive, don't want to leave it on HDD. Tried to unpack Tor browser to USB, but it wont work. 'start-tor-browser.desktop' is set to ...
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Torbrowser 5.5.5 autoexits when opening on El capitan

The Tor dialog (above) says it will create a log, but does not. Deleted Tor and reinstalling leads to same error.
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How does HTTP/1.1 compare with HTTP/2 when using Tor?

How is are privacy/anonymity affected by the use of HTTP/2? Did anyone look into this yet? I suppose that timing attacks might be simpler, because HTTP/2 has sever push and not-requested content ...
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Deleting Tor bookmarks

Long story short : I don't like the idea of adding bookmarks with Tor, but I accidentally created one by hitting the shortcut. For my knowledge and to prevent further mistakes like this one, where ...
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How can I automatically get the latest version of the Browser?

The package for Arch Linux currently depends on someone manually changing the $pkgver variable every time the package is updated upstream. Is there a link that always redirects to the latest version ...
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Is it bad to stay connected to Tor for long periods of time?

Tor circuits change every 10 minutes. If I leave the Tor browser open on my computer, or the Orbot app connected on my Android, will I add any network overhead for the network? Should I disconnect ...
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ISP & LEO tracking on Tor

I realize this will sound like I am beating a dead horse; however, I've read many, many threads and comments on this topic and am not quiet satisfied. Maybe I'm being too specific and need a more ...
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How to turn off location bar auto-hide on Tor Browser OS X?

With my installation of Tor Browser OS X (ver. 5.5.4), the location bar always auto-hides. The only way to use it is to first hover the mouse where it would be, wait a second, then start typing a new ...
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Using regular Firefox browser with Tor in Qubes-OS

So the regular recommendation is to use the Tor browser at all times because it includes no-script, https-everywhere etc by default as well as a number of other tweaks. However I'd like to know if ...
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How can I have tor and tor-browser both installed?

I already have install tor-browser installed and working on my Ubuntu. However when I try to install tor to use torify on terminal, I get the following error Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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Tor on computer connects fine using bridges, portable Tor does not

So I'm trying use a java plugin for a game at work. Downloaded portable Firefox/Jportable have it configured with new Java. Wanted to open tor portable and use a separate Firefox portable to use game ...
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What is the safest way to keep TBB up to date?

In the past these questions were asked about updating Tor Browser Bundle: How can I switch from one Tor Browser Bundle version to another? How do I keep my Tor Browser Bundle current? For a while ...
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Tor Browser key problem

After I verified the key for the Tor Browser I got this error message (translated from Swedish): gpg: WARNING: This key is not certified with a reliable signature! gpg: There is nothing ...
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Do 'window.innerWidth' and 'window.innerHeight' in CSS pass back the values to the webserver?

I have JavaScript turned off, and so no leakage of screen resolution to Panopticlick.eff.org fingerprint testing tool. However, JonDonym's one - ip-check.info - has an alarming-looking vector down ...
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Is there a definitive location for Tor Project releases?

Is there a definitive location for various Tor Project latest releases? Some Linux repos as an example will have a "latest" point that redirects requests to the newest published release. I'm looking ...
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Start Tor Browser from CLI in Mac OSX

I want to start the Tor Browser to a specific url from command-line but I don't found any way to do that. On Linux, i know the "start-tor-browser" script exist but I don't found it on Mac OS X (10.10)...
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tor browser 4.5, change proxy settings

I use Tor Browser for I2P. In the new version 4.5 I can't find TorButton. How do I change the proxy settings for using i2p, http 4444 etc. I don't want to disable it because "TBB has a Torbutton ...
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Tor Browser Bundle must be run within the X Window System. Exiting

I was following the Tor installation process in Kali Linux. When I attempted to run the ./start-tor-browser command while logged in as root, which is the default in Kali Linux, it did not work. So I ...
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Error message “The application was unable to start correctly (0xc0000022).” whenever I try to open Tor

I recently downloaded Tor 4.0 on Windows 7 (64 bit) but whenever I try to start Tor browser, I get the following error message: firefox.exe - Application Error The application was unable to ...

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