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Use the Tor service without using Tor browser?

I just want to use the tor service in my ubuntu 16.04 and use the tor network without the browser of tor because i want to use it in palemoon browser. How i could do it? Some way to use tor service ...
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Tor Browser does not have permission to access the profile... Win 10/64

I've looked at the other questions regarding this message, and none of the "cures" work for me. Not even running as administrator. The "profile" it's complaining it can't access......
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Download Error 404 while running torbrowser-launcher on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. tor-browser-linux64-12.0.2_en-US.tar.xz.asc not available

I'm trying to install Tor browser from this article over here. I'm using methon no. 2: Install Tor browser launcher using APT (Alternate Method). I'm using Ubuntu 22.04 LTS, so I've made sure the ...
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Tor failed to establish a Tor network connection "Loading network status failed"

1/29/2018 2:14:22 AM.700 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network connections. Shutting down all existing connections. 1/29/2018 2:14:22 AM.700 [NOTICE] ...
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Running tor without sudo on Ubuntu?

Context When I try to install tor without sudo, using apt install tor Ubuntu 20.04 returns: E: Could not open lock file /var/lib/dpkg/lock-frontend - open (13: Permission denied) E: Unable to acquire ...
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How do i set up tor command line

I'm using the tor expert bundle for a project and need to configure tor to make a password for control port access to use for an auto switcher. Tried to do tor --hash-password Password but seems like ...
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Can't connect to the Tor Network [duplicate]

So I've installed Tor onto my PC for the third time (Uninstalled previously because I didn't use it as much). The first two times it worked perfectly. I could connect, start up, etc but now it isn't ...
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gpg: invalid auto-key-locate list

I'm attempting to install Tor, but I can't get the signing key to verify the download. $ gpg --auto-key-locate nodefault,wkd --locate-keys [email protected] gpg: invalid auto-key-locate list ...
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Restarting a tor relay. Does it go back to phase one?

I am wondering if you restart the relay or it is powered down for a period if time, does it go back to phase one and the life cycle starts again? As a new relay?
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Cannot Install TOR on windows - Installer integrity failed

I downloaded the Tor installer and ran it on my Windows. An error message pops up saying installer integrity failed. How can I fix it? P.s - I have unblocked it by going to properties.
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Tor started but permission denied

I am a beginner who has been stuck while trying to get tor up and running on my MacOS for some time now. I installed tor with homebrew and was able to get it successfully launched in the terminal with ...
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Can I install Tor by making source lists HTTPS

I am trying to install Tor on a certain PC, but the firewall at the gateway does not allow me to do so. I obtained my instructions to install Tor from https://www.torproject.org/docs/debian In ...
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How can I uninstall Tor from Windows 10?

I'd like to uninstall Tor but can't. I've deleted the desktop links and that didn't do it. I've searched my system for any other instances of "Tor" but the only remaining file is the installation ...
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Does installing Tor as root user cause problems?

I'm new to Linux. I've installed Tor as root user. Will I have issues? I did this as per the instructions: You need to add the following entry in /etc/apt/sources.list or a new file in /etc/apt/...
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Cannot run installation on Windows Vista

Just finished downloading the installation file for the browser and when I click on the file it does not open. What is wrong ?
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Is this the most current way of setting up TOR on Android?

I am in the process of getting TOR browser installed & setup on an LG Android phone. Here is what I've done so far... I was first using Orbot & Inbrowser, but for various reasons I have ...
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how to make tor functions on Heroku

How can I make Tor functions on Heroku? I'm using tor as a proxy rotator along with my python project for web crawling. Everything works fine on localhost but I don't find how to make tor functions ...
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nyx - Unable to connect to tor. Maybe it's running without a ControlPort?

I'm running Ubuntu 18.04 server, headless and installed tor using the debian instructions on the tor project. However, nyx will not run to show me tor connection information, when I enter nyx I ...
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Bootstrapping of Tor takes so much time

Currently, I'm trying to bootstrap Tor on Whonix. The screen says as below. Bootstrapping Tor... Bootstrap phase: Starting 0% However, it's been 30 minutes since this started. Does bootstrapping Tor ...
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TOR download not Tor Browser

Protonmail.com says the following: Note, you can also install Tor itself instead of Tor Browser, which will route all your traffic through Tor, not just your browsing activity. A guide for installing ...
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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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Error when executing "Tor Browser"

First: I've never used Tor Browser or similar applications, so please forgive my noobness. I'm pretty sure I've done everything correctly, but I still can't seem to connect. I've downloaded the ...
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using autentication with torsocks --address

On Linux, I noticed I can run torsocks by specifying --address so that it connects to another computer and use that computer's tor connection, e.g downloading a file over tor: torsocks --address my....
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"Something Went Wrong! Tor is not working in this browser." How to Fix?

Unfortunately I have been unable to have Tor successfully connect to a website. I notice that the problem seems to be a "general SOCKS server failure," but unfortunately I have no idea how to resolve ...
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Tails -> Verify the ISO image -> Using the command line: "gpg: Impossible de v'erifier la signature : No public key"

I follow this Tails docs: $ brew install gpg $ gpg --keyid-format 0xlong --verify tails-amd64-3.0.iso.sig tails-amd64-3.0.iso gpg: Signature faite le Sat Jun 10 17:37:05 2017 CEST gpg: ...
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Where can I download .asc public key for Tor Browser?

From where I can download the .asc public key for Tor Browser? I don't want to add the key using gpg --auto-key-locate nodefault,wkd --locate-keys [email protected] because I read a note on ...
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Tor install in Kali linux will not work?

I have downloaded Tor and tried to install but when I try to open the install it just opens a text file. Is there something else that I need? What am I doing wrong? Sorry this is the Tor I ...
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public key not found

Good time of the day! I downloaded Tor source code and the signature on a new board, started to check it - and it does not verify! OS is Armbian, no GPG-stuff was ever performed on the installation, i....
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what does 'amnesic' in context of Computer science and/or privacy mean?

From Whonix wiki Whonix is not amnesic Unlike Tails, Whonix is not an Amnesic Live CD. If you install Whonix on your computer this will leave local traces on the harddrive, that you ...
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Creating private and isolated Tor network using raspberry pis

I am thinking about setting up a private Tor network isolated from the Internet. My plan is to connect about 10 raspberry pis to an ethernet switch. I would run a client, a hidden service in two ...
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Unable to open a web-page in Tor

I'm trying to open https://read.amazon.com on the latest version of Tor but I get a black screen. It works fine on Tor versions below 7. I'm wondering if I tweak the browser to get the web page to ...
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I can't import the Tor gpg debian repository keys

I am on raspbian on a raspberry Pi model 2. I can't import the keys for the Tor repository. I tried the two following commands: $ gpg2 --recv A3C4F0F979CAA22CDBA8F512EE8CBC9E886DDD89 gpg: keyserver ...
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Tor on Apple IPad? Is it possible with only Cellular Data?

I have recently bought an Apple IPad that uses mostly cellular data. I bought the device so I could travel with my husband on his semi truck and not have to worry about having a WiFi signal. 1st I ...
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tor is not working with python on windows

i have installed tor and torrequest package for python. while working with torrequest package from python i faced the problem that OSError: 'tor' isn't available on your system. Maybe it's not in ...
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Why cant i download tor? It stops half way through and says error

Every time I try to download Tor, an error message pops up.
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Download size differs. Did I install the real browser?

I installed Tor browser from https://www.torproject.org to my Windows machine. The size of the browser is 137 MB instead of 65 MB as shown in the installation instructions from the Tor's website. Did ...
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Cannot install 6.0.7 on OSX El Capitan - .dmg won't open

Yesterday I downloaded TorBrowser-6.0.7-osx64_en-US.dmg from torproject.org. The GPG checks out. However, it hangs when opening the .dmg file. Double-click the .dmg file (or I right-click and ...
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Problem with tor and gpg key

I'm trying to install tor on Debian but I have a problem. When I put this command: gpg --export A3C4F0F979CAA22CDBA8F512EE8CBC9E886DDD89 | sudo apt-key add - I have a gpg: warning : nothing ...
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Trying to reach the Alpha Bay marketplace first time using Tor

I am trying to buy something on Alpha Bay but I am not sure how to get to the Alpha Bay website and how do I know it's the real one and not a spoofed mirror site. I am using an iPhone and just went to ...
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Change instructions or add alternative for adding gpg key

I have been trying to reinstall a tor bridge relay. When following the instructions on the following page https://support.torproject.org/apt/tor-deb-repo/ in the section starting "3. Then add ...
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WARN: Could not find a node that matches the configured _HSLayer2Nodes set

can anyone explain to me, how to interpret this Log-Message? [WARN] Could not find a node that matches the configured _HSLayer2Nodes set Running Tor 0.4.7.7 on Debian Bullseye.
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File Quarantined by Anti-Virus Software from the Latest Upgrade of Tor Browser

I upgraded to the lastest version of Tor browser 9.0, and my antivirus software 360 Safeguard reported the file nssdbm3.dll being infected by trojan win32/Trojan.7be Could anybody tell me if this is ...
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Open more Tor Browser instances on WIndows?

I've searched an tried many guide...but now, on WIndows, how can i open more instances of tor (also via batch file? I followed some guide, that tell to modify the torrc.defaults file adding the ...
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torrc file in Mac OS High Sierra

I installed tor via brew: brew install tor I am able to start tor from the command line, and the directory that tor is looking for the config file /usr/local/etc/tor does not exists after the ...
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I am getting "signature verification failed"

I downloaded Tor some while ago but never really used it. Recently I started it up and got "Signature Verification Failed. You may be under attack or there might just be a network problem. Click start ...
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How to install a Tor relay on windows as a service?

How do you install Tor to run as a middle relay on windows? And how do you make it start automaticly as a service?
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How to compile TOR into DLL

I wish to compile TOR into DLL, so that I can include it in C# project. I will then use pInvoke to start it. Currently to compile I use following steps, but it builds tor.EXE Type "tar zxf tor- 0.3....
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Tor Unexpectedly Exited. This might be due to a bug in Tor itself, another program... MAC OSX Sierra

Seen many posts on this with no working solution. Installed Tor via website for Mac OS Sierra. Can't see any other Tor process running in Activity Monitor. Inside my torbrowser.app I double clicked ...
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Why won't Tor browser start on Windows 8?

Just started on this forum so please excuse etiquette mistakes, but I think this info might help a lot of people. I have actually solved this problem with the help of another thread (Tor Browser 7 is ...
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Untrusted Valid Signature Tails-amd64-3.1.iso.sig

After download ISO and try to verify the ISO.sig comes up : tails-amd64-3.1.iso:Untrusted Valid Signature Valid but untrusted signature by on 2017-08-09 So what is the play now? How bad is this ...
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