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Tor Browser on Mac: Error "553 Unable to set option: Failed to bind one of the listener ports"

I'm encountering an issue with the Tor Browser on my Mac. Every time I try to connect, I receive the following error message: SETCONF DisableNetwork=0 -> 553 Unable to set option: Failed to bind ...
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If I turn on JavaScript, can my workplace see what sites I'm using TOR to access?

My question is about what my ISP can see if I enable JavaScript on a site.I would like to use TOR to access sites without letting my work know, but some sites will only work with JavaScript on. If I ...
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I'm installing Chutney to try to emulate a private TOR network

My goal is to create a private Tor network in order to first de-anonymize a user and then develop a patch to address the issue. Currently, I have decided to create the Tor network using Chutney. ...
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How do TOR nodes select the CircID's when creating, or extending, a circuit?

I am coding my own version of TOR and I am trying to set up circuit management. I looked at the TOR spec and it says: To prevent CircID collisions, when one node sends a CREATE/CREATE2 cell to ...
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Does whonix traffic non browser requests through tor?

I understand that using the built in browser within whonix is the best way to utilize its privacy and security benefits. However with network scripts for example that make custom requests, do they ...
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Connected to a tor relay failed (TLS_ERROR - 192.0.2.2:2). Error when trying to connect to tor

I am trying to connect to tor but I get the error: Connected to a tor relay failed (TLS_ERROR - 192.0.2.2:2) I only get that error when using the meek-azure built-in bridge, when I use any other ...
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TOR Network blocked in Russia

Are there any plans to circumvent the block of TOR Network in Russia?
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NAT PIERCING IN TOR

I was reading an article on how TOR has NAT piercing properties and I need to ask please: What is NAT piercing (in relation to the TOR network) and how does NAT piercing help the TOR network. And also,...
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Can I use tor.exe for my stuff?

As you may know, programs like Tor Browser come with a tor.exe program. I'm not an expert, but I would say the executable is responsible for sending and receieving information by the Tor fabric. Does ...
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Tor comunicating to other IPs beside my guard node, should it happen?

Running netstat and analyzing my established connections I noticed sometimes tor talks to other IPs that aren't my guard node. I'm not sure if this is supposed to happen because I very very new to ...
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The Tor network has been infiltrated by hackers?

Apparently, the Tor network was infiltrated by hackers last year (https://www.techradar.com/news/tor-browser-is-wrestling-with-a-major-security-problem). According to the article, a group of hackers ...
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Why doesn't Tor use garlic routing?

Garlic routing is a variant of onion routing which the Invisible Internet Project (I2P) uses. Why doesn't Tor use garlic routing instead of onion routing?
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Q & A: What is garlic routing and how is it different from onion routing?

Tor uses onion routing while I2P uses garlic routing. What exactly is garlic routing and how is it different from onion routing?
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Strange Tor browser bug

When starting up the Tor browser, I got a message saying: That wasn't an issue, I've gotten this message before and I just have to close Tor browser and open it up again and it would fix. However, ...
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Multiple Hidden Services?

How can I create two or more hidden services with one instance of Tor? Is the following correct or do they need different ports? HiddenServiceDir /var/www/tor/test1/ HiddenServicePort 80 127.0.0.1:...
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How to use VPN with Tor network?

There are many VPNs and some of them can be used with Tor network depending on the setup. There are two ways to use a VPN with the Tor browser. You can either connect to the VPN first and then the Tor ...
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