Questions tagged [troubleshooting]

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Globe is Gray Tor Won't Search

Tor was working, when I started Tor a purple window would appear and I could start a search. Now the globe is gray and typing in the window and clicking the arrow - nothing happens. How do I turn ...
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“An error occurred” - always when trying to view YouTube video

for some months now, every attempt to view a youtube video causes the "an error occurred" screen shown in capture1.jpg. Left mouse click in that window provokes the dialog shown in capture2.jpg. ...
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DuckDuckGo does not work correctly through Tor

When I link to DuckDuckGo from the Tor Browser it always comes up without the menu bar for DDG. This results in me not being able to change the settings, consequently it is always loaded with search ...
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tor browser launches but can't load any pages

The tor browser launches & loads fine, but when I attempt to load a page/site I get the following warning : Secure Connection Failed The connection to the server was reset while the page was ...
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Tor service doens't work correctly from my user folder (service starts, but network unavailable)

I unpacked Tor Expert Bundle to C:\ and run tor --service install -options -f <path_to_my_torrc>, the service succesfully installs and runs. Tor Network works fine. But when I tried to install ...
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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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Upgrading Tor on Ubuntu as a relay operator

I have just come across an article stating that Tor has a new version released 0.3.0.6. and is stable. 1st question how do I find out what version of Tor I am running. 2nd question how do I update ...
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Can a Tor Relay break my Internet access?

I think I messed up my router or my modem using Tor as a relay. This week, I decided to buy a new router and it fixed my problem, but the problem came back tonight. Here's the problem: Some ...
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Connecting with Tor [closed]

I'm getting no response from browser. (FYI: I'm a non-savvy tech person). The browser window opens, I enter "whatever" and push search and nothing happens. No unable to connect, or server down, ...
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Tor browser will not open - tried everything I know

My Tor browser just randomly stopped launching. I'm running Windows 10. I have tried to delete everything tor related and re-download multiple times, messed with the firewall settings, etc. The ...
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Unable to perform image searches

I have been using Tor on a limited basis for about a years or so. Since the latest Tor upgrade to 5.5.4, however, I have been unable to perform image searches. I look for images that I can use with a ...
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Can't reach port 9050

I have a problem with tor (this version and also 0.2.7.*). After compilation, with and without installation afterwards, I can'treach port 9050. I would like to see with arm what's going on but it ...
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What am I doing wrong, or is it my device?

Use a Motorola Moto-E for my device. Successfully downloaded Tor, Orweb, and Duck Duck Goose browser, however, even though Tor says it's active, when I check any browser (DDG, Chrome, Google) the ...
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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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GL-iNET, what does it mean when the LED flashes red? [closed]

I'm working with a GL-iNET router, and before it stopped working, it was running their tor firmware from 2/2/2015 (the file doesn't have a version number). At some point it broke and now when it ...
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gpg4win and Tails signature problem [closed]

After I downloaded the Tails ISO I downloaded gpg4win. I did a quick virus scan of the gpg4win file and my Comodo antivirus said it was a "TrojWare.Win32.Kryptik.AGMN@284730160"! So I had to spend a ...
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Tor update 20 October fails to work

I opened Tor today and updated as advised. The installer downloads and opens, so I saved to desktop, but now Tor won't open. Running Windows 8.1, Comodo antivirus ( which has been adjusted to allow ...
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Uninstalled Tor, now can't even get to the site to dl again [closed]

I was having problems I already asked about (2 Tors in my apps folder and dock), so I decided to uninstall everything and start over. Only today I've been unable to access the Tor site, from any ...
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Orbot installation error. Unknown error code in installation: “-24”

Had Orbot working fine for a long time, then made an error in deinstalling it. Wanted to reinstall, no way. Installation starts, and stops/finishes with "unknown error code:-24" in Google Play. ...
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Help with Orbot/Tor on Kindle

When I launch Orbit it says I'm connected to the Tor network but when I do the browser check it says I am not. Can anyone help me with this problem, much ado prepared.
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Cannot post on Japanese message board because I'm using Tor

I can read and write some Japanese and I wanted to post on a Japanese message board that interests me. But they only allow Japanese IPs. So I came up with the idea of using Tor Browser and setting my ...
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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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How to determine if reported level of TLS overhead indicates a problem?

Tor periodically logs a diagnostic message with the percentage of TLS write overhead. How can one determine if the percentage reported is indicative of a problem with the associated tor relay?