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How safe is Onionshare 2 on Tails 3.13.1?

How safe is using Onionshare 2 on Tails 3.13.1? There are a few tickets about onionshare (and onionshare 2) on https://redmine.tails.boum.org, and it seems it's scheduled to be integrated into debian ...
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after update tails on 1-28-2019 it failed to start after reboot

tails wont start after update.... error displayed when doing "Troubleshoot mode" (initramfs) Unable to find a medium containing a live file system
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Since the recent update I cannot connect to Tor

Today I went onto Tor and clicked on the green arrow on the upper right corner that said to relaunch Tor. I'm assuming this is an update that I needed to apply. I waited a few seconds for Tor to ...
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Qubes / Tor Browser (anon dist) fails to start browser. Generates error

Environment: Qubes 4.0 (R4.0) installed to internal drive. Actions: Qubes -> Domain: anon-whonix -> anon-whonix: Tor Browser (AnonDist) Error generated: Popup Screen: torbrowser script bug. No ...
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Updating Relay Fedora

I'm currently running a relay, however I'm getting a message on my Tor metrics page that my relay is out of date https://metrics.torproject.org/rs.html#details/4AB697EB24A8A18BA2421BB10A9C7770675F289B....
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Can't start Tor after upgrade to newest version

I Have just upgraded Tor after having been prompted to do so when starting the version, which worked. Now, at the re-start of Tor I get the attached pop-up screen. When restarting I always come back ...
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Is it possible to choose a version of TOR that works with a site?

Question from a newbie. Here's what's going on. I updated to the latest version of TOR, and then at the site I most visit, they would not even recognize the latest version as a "Firefox". They asked ...
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Tor not working with IDM extension - 13 Sep 2018

Tor not working with IDM extension - 13 Sep 2018 - previously Tor was running smoothly with IDM installed, i updated both Tor and IDM to date, now tor runs in background (task manager) but not upfront,...
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How do I roll back from today's update to 8.0?

I've only had the update for an hour. I HATE it!!! nothing is where it's supposed to be. I cant get text instead of icons. I can barely SEE icons. classic theme restorer does not work and system ...
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Still running old version of relay after apt-get upgrade

Noob question. I got the message "Please upgrade! This version of Tor (#.#.#.#) is not recommended, according to the directory authorities. Recommended versions are..." So I ran apt-get update &&...
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in TAILS, TOR launcher shows error "unable to connect to tor port

I am running TAILS 3.2. When I try to upgrade to TOR 7.0.8 I download the linux64-7.0.8 package. I am able to unpack the package. But when I try to run the TOR Browser Setup program, I get an error ...
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Trying to use orbot/orfox (TOR) on Android on this website thats says Firefox 38 not supported need FIREFOX 45 or newer

Can somebody please help me, cant find a way to update browser through orbot which is basically tor on android cellphone , i tried on different types of androids each of them says the same thing ... ...
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After update of tor, unable to start tor

I am on Debian and getting Debian from Debian itself after which it updates tor from the web. Now the path of Tor Browser has changed slightly it seems from /home/shirish/.local/share/torbrowser/...
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“Tor failed to establish a Tor network connection” after update

There was using tor browser 6.5.2 and was'nt problem. Today it updated to 7.0.1 version and this problem ((( Settings: ISP block to tor - yes connection type - obfs4 Local proxy - No Log: 19.06....
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Cannot Open New Tor 7.0.1 in Mac

I restarted Tor to get the automatic update, but now my computer is telling me that it can't run the new version -- that it doesn't support my computer. I have an OS X 10.8.5. Is there a way to use ...
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Tor updated and now won't work on my system(OSX 10.7.5). Is there a way to get rid of that update?

The title pretty much says it all. I've been using TOR for about two years with no problems after any update…..until now! I'm on a mac(OSX 10.7.5 Lion) and while it's not the newest(or oldest), i ...
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How to update Tor Browser

Following the instructions at How to run multiple Tor browsers with different IPs? I now have multiple folders that can host a different Tor Browser instance. How can I update all of them on Ubuntu ...
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tor v3.x in xenial?

just saw the latest posts on the torproject blog, i see tor v3.x is out, but after running apt-get update there isn't a tor update? > apt-cache policy tor tor: Installed: 0.2.9.10-1~xenial+1 ...
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Tor Browser dropped support for 10.8

Tor Browser 7.0a2 shows the availability of a new build, but after updating it crashes and logs the following Application Specific Information: abort() called application requires at least Mac OS X ...
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Update system tor

I'm currently running system tor, and its version is 0.3.1.1-alpha-dev. Every once in a while it asks me to change it by either downgrading it (to 0.2.x)? which sounds mildly reasonable, or upgrading ...
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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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Tor Browser doesnt load some objects after update

My Tor Browser doesnt load some objects after an update about one month ago. The objects contain mostly images and videos. I would like to know if I am the only one whos experiencing this and if it ...
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How old is too old? (Tor Versions)

Some apps (specifically Orbot) do not update with newer versions of Tor, at least not right away. (Orbot is still at 0.2.7.5) What is the oldest "safe" version of Tor, or, does it really matter that ...
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Ricochet tor version is out of date

At this point the tor binary is in version 0.2.8.7.1. Ricochet (https://ricochet.im) hasn't been updated since February and is using tor version 0.2.7.6. There are some major updates between versions. ...
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Why doesn't torproject.org have an official onion address?

Why doesn't torproject.org have an official onion address? The TBB "Check for Updates" should happen over an onion. It's seems plausible that nation state actors have the ability to mitm such ...
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Why is TBB telling me “Your version of Firefox is out of date”?

In this last version of Tor Browser Bundle (TBB), I keep seeing this popup. At first I thought I was out of date, so I checked. This came after an auto update. But I'm not out of date. You can see ...
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After building tor source package to run Tor on Raspberry Pi 3 apt-get offers upgrade

Got a new RP3 with jessie and followed advice here (see "How to run Tor on Raspbian on the Raspberry Pi") to build from deb.tpo using the documentation on Tor's page about building Debian packages. ...
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Onlinebanking not working after last Tor-Update [duplicate]

Used Tor-Browser last weekend, new update was available and installed. Now my online-banking is not working anymore:( That's why I started to use Tor in the first place! Any suggestions what I can do? ...
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Tor update from 5.5.5 to 6.0 [duplicate]

Bonjour, Up til now Tor 5.5.5. worked very well. After update to tor 6.0 the browser does not start.Nothing happens. Wow can I resolve this problem ?
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Tor browser 6.5-A1 not showing circuit

i just updated Tor to the newest version (6.5-A1) and i have a problem. since the update, for every site, when i try to look at the circuit, i just see this: While it should be like this While its ...
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how to get Tor browser working again with the new 6.5 A1-Hardened update? Please help [closed]

On 6/7/16 Tor upgrade to 6.5 A1-hardened and I can't figure how to get the Tor browser working again? If anyone can help me out with this it would help me and a lot of other people out. Thank you, and ...
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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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Just updated to Yosemite. YouTube, Flash, plays in Tor Browser?

I don't think I installed anything to to bypass Tor's non-Flash settings, but I seem to be able to play YouTube videos in my Tor Browser. By the way, not sure if this has anything to do it, but I ...
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How to keep (or import) the Tor Browser's history, when updating from an older version to TBB 5.0?

Is it possible to keep (or import) the Tor Browser's history data (not the bookmarks) when updating from an older version to TBB 5.0? And if so, then how? Background: Using TBB as my "default browser"...
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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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Where can I see what version of Tails I have?

Since Tails only reports when it fails to upgrade, not when it succeeds I want to know where I can check to see if I have the latest version.
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Is there a security risk posed by The Auto-update feature of Tor Browser?

I run Tor Browser 4.0.8 on Windows. I've noticed since the upgrade from Tor Browser 3.x.x that Tor Browser now has an Auto-update function very similar to Firefox (see pictures). Does using this ...
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Turning off Update Nag screens for Tor on OS X

my name is Festus. Is there a way to turn off the nag screens (both popups and notifications) that ask me to update the TOR browser on Mac OS X? (Generally speaking, I like to run the latest ...
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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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TBB install something went wrong [duplicate]

Like another poster I installed tbb 4 over the existing 3 and get the error message something went wrong .... my question is how do I transfer all of my bookmarks settings and add ons from the 3 ...
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Tor downloads files in the background, then asks for permission

After the recent updates, when i click download for any file, it takes a lot of time to show the message with 'download now' and 'cancel' options...but after clicking 'download now' and choosing the ...
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How secure is downloading Tor from a PPA vs. from official website?

I use Tor browser on Ubuntu and every time it updates, I have to download and unpack the binaries again. This is a bit annoying, so I would prefer to use a PPA. I found this ppa by the webupd8team, ...
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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 upgrading to Tails 1.1

I have the previous version of Tails and have been trying to upgrade to Tails 1.1 Nothing I've tried so far works. I'm not savvy with CMD terminals so go easy on me. I tried using Tails installer to ...
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“HOWEVER, this browser is out of date”

I keep getting the browser is out of date message even tho I click on the onion, download the latest Tor Bundle & install it. Any suggestions? I'm asking because I sometimes have an issue with ...
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What happened to Vidalia?

I just updated Tor Browser bundle today. I opened it and was surprised to find no Vidalia control panel. Where did Vidalia go and how do I control the things that Vidalia did (bridges, start and stop ...
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How do I keep my Tor Browser Bundle current?

Usually I install software by using the relevant Debian packages from either Debian directly or through third party repositories like Tor's deb.torproject.org. Unfortunately, at this time the Tor ...
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How can I switch from one Tor Browser Bundle version to another? [closed]

I'm trying to use the Tor Browser Bundle (TBB) for everyday surfing. For convenience reasons I use bookmarks and sometimes install some addons. When a new version of the TBB comes out, I lose all of ...