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Torbutton Extension Unusable

My question is about the torbutton extension preloaded on Tor. I will try to be as precise as possible: I run a VM operating Whonix (Linux distro) with the gateway and workstation activated, and ...
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Why is Tor button for Chrome so much faster than the official Tor browser?

I use regular Chrome, Chrome Canary with Tor button (connected to tor from MacPorts) and Tor browser on the same computer. Obviously regular Chrome is the fastest but Canary/Tor button is just ...
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TorButton Security settings: Define custom level

Is there a way to define a custom level in the security settings? For example I'd like to use the "safer" preset but allow Javascript on HTTP. The reason is that I use a separate JS blocker which ...
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How to fix Torbutton: Unexpected error on new identity?

Does anyone knows how to fix Torbutton: Unexpected error on new identity? When I get the tor browser running and trying to get new identity by clicking on green Torbutton on the top left corner, ...
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Is it possible to get some fingerprinting protection features of TBB in regular Firefox for non-Tor browsing?

I'd like to prevent Firefox from reading canvas, for example. As far as I understand, this is functionality of Tor Button extension which is part of Tor Browser Bundle, but it implies using Tor. What ...
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What would happen if I press “Refresh Tor Browser” on about:support page?

What would happen if I press "Refresh Tor Browser" on about:support page? Would the bundled extensions (like Torbutton) be gone too and become standard Firefox browser?
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If I go to a single onion service will the Tor Button notice the difference?

If I go to a standard onion service Tor button shows me, Me <-> Guard (IP) <-> Middle (IP) <-> Exit (IP) <-> relay (without giving the IP) <-> relay <-> relay <-> onion service ...
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Tor button api for extension

I'm trying to write a firefox extension that can automatically trigger the "New Tor circuit for this site" action. I'm not familiar with writing extensions, so I' don't know where I can find the API ...
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Cannot download documents since updated to 6.0.1

Since I updated to 6.0.1 I cannot download any document from Tor to my desktop. I use the download button at the upper right corner (five icons: full screen-print-download-other-doublearrow) that ...
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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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Using Firefox without Tor [duplicate]

I use Tor Browser. At times I want to connect directly without Tor or any other proxy in Firefox. Can I turn off Tor and use Firefox only? (Tor button used to do something like this as far as I ...
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Is there an up to date reference of all the configuration options of Tor Browser Bundle?

I try to solve some caching issues I have with TBB. On websites which have hundreds of times the same image, TBB insists on re-downloading the image for every occurrence on the page even though the ...
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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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How can I find Torbutton Standalone?

I can't find just the Torbutton browser plugin for Firefox. I would like to find and install it so I can tor-ify Firefox so that I can easily toggle Tor if I need to quickly check Facebook at school (...
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Using Tor Browser with alternate Tor client - works but issues warning

I run a relay on a NAS box in my network. It is setup so that I can use it as a client from other machines in my network: [NOTICE] You configured a non-loopback address for SocksPort. This allows ...
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Using TorButton add-on in Firefox (without Tor Browser Bundle)

For very specific reasons, I need to use the Tor in a regular Firefox browser. (I'm trying to use Selenium WebDriver and Tor together, but the Tor Browser doesn't allow the WebDriver add-on, so ...
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A number of differences have been observed when using Tails versus TBB. Are these differences normal and part of the design of these packages?

A number of differences have been observed when using Tails versus TBB. Are these differences normal and part of the design and implementation of these packages or it maybe something else? Below, ...
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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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How to store passwords in Tor Browser?

The Remember passwords option in Tor Browser is greyed out. In past versions of the Tor Browser Bundle there was a setting in Tor Button, but in v3.5 it's no longer there. How can I store passwords ...
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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 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 ...