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Most .onion sites I am trying to access are unavailable: Why and how can I solve this? [duplicate]

I think that 80% of the onion sites I'm trying to reach are most of the time (if not always) unavailable. It tells me that Firefox can't estabilish a connection to the server at *****.onion and ...
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Editing Wikipedia on Tor without creating an account?

It is widely known that editing Wikipedia on Tor IP addresses is systematically banned, to avoid vandalization from abusive users looking for no-risk anonymous editing, for their own wikipedia-...
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High CPU usage on some sites

On some sites, the CPU usage goes to 100% (one core) and it freezes any activity inside the browser. For example I can move the window, but not click the tabs or in the page, and if I do, the actions ...
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Why am I getting ads by Google

I use DuckDuckGo search and when I went to whatismyipaddress.com using Tor browser, some ads by Google popped up: Is my anonymity being compromised?
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Does deepnet have only 7100 onion sites?

I have read this article on forbes claiming that deepnet has only 7100 onion sites and took only 3 hours to scan completely. Which to me sounds like total nonsense since if average .onion address is ...
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Does the Tor browser save cached versions of .onion sites to computer?

When browsing the web, cached versions of websites are downloaded and saved for indefinite periods automatically by internet browsers. Every image and .html file associated with the website are stored ...
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Tor Search Engine? is there any Tor2web search engines in clearnet?

I'm looking to a best tor search engine for search tor hidden services at without the need of tor browser. Also, I like a simple user interface and fast. Please suggest some tor2web proxy search ...
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Does Tor block network administrators from determining sites accessed/data downloaded?

If I am on a network in which the admins monitor sites accessed and possibly data downloaded; can I be confident that Tor would block them from doing this? Are there any exceptions - for example if ...
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Can't access my hidden service

I have tried nginx and apache2. I have configured everything according to all the guides and my hidden service still won't come up. I've done port forwarding to the port I want apache or nginx to ...
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Tor safe site directory [duplicate]

Hello my question to the community. Is there a directory of safe websites that starts in Tor? I used Tor long ago and there was a directory of safe websites that helped newbies explore the web under ...
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How to easily verify certificates on .onion versions of clearnet sites?

According to various sources (like this question) DuckDuckGo has an onion site. However, I can't easily find any mention of it on their clearnet site (but I stumbled across a special search result ...
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Why will myfigurecollection.net not load properly in Tor browser?

myfigurecollection.net will not load properly in Tor browser (except for the login page for some reason - https://secure.myfigurecollection.net/signs.php?mode=in&ln=en). Is this a bug in Tor ...
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How don't websites easily get your IP through this method?

Obviously sites you contact only have the IP of your exit node. But, who's to say that the web page that gets sent back to you can't just contain some JavaScript that gets your real IP then sends it ...
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Why do I see the hidden service directory in my browser?

I configured Tor to set up a hidden service in "c:\webserver\www\hidden_service". When I start Tor Browser, it creates the directory "hidden_service" and the hostname and public_key files inside of it....
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Preview site content safely

Sometimes I come across .onion links. How can I know if the content inside is legal without actually going there first? Scenario Hey everyone! Go to https://3g2upl4pq6kufc4m.onion/ to learn how ...
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Logging into lang-8.com with Tor Browser

I am trying to use the website Lang-8 (a social networking site for language learning) with tor browser. I can create an account but I cannot log in. Whenever I enter my user name and password, I am ...
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Is tor.stackexchange.com supposed to read-accessible from Tor network?

I keep getting Access Denied This IP address (...) has been blocked from access to our services. Reason: Blocked. Time: Tue, 08 Feb 2022 16:15:56 GMT for rather long time already, even switching ...
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Is there such a thing as a "Tor hidden website"?

On the front page of Reddit today, there's a link to an article titled "FBI operated 23 Tor-hidden child porn sites, deployed malware from them". My response comment was as follows: My god.. ...
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How Tor sites are made, without javascript?

Hello i would like to know what technology is used to make a tor site, i successfully create a tor site just a single page using html, ccs and javascript, but for security reasons many users disable ...
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windows program "webroot" blocks access to tor download

just sent a friend to https://www.torproject.org/projects/torbrowser.html.en she has something called webroot installed, and this is the error message; Suspicious attack ahead Webroot has blocked ...
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Add an exit proxy to Tor

I am confuse about how to edit torrc file to add a proxy after tor. I saw that I have to edit the .torrc to do so, but adding a socks4/5 proxy remains unclear, either on the tor manual, or others ...
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Which eCommerce CMS will work in Tor?

Which eCommerce CMS will work in Tor? I tried many CMS like OpenCart, Magento and Wordpress etc, but none of these open correctly in Tor browser, I mean only HTML markup loads up, but no images, ...
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Are .onion sites also written in HTML?

Websites are primarily saved in .htm(l) format, being based on HTML (hypertext mark-up language), CSS, sometimes Javascript. Are .onion sites on the darknet no different, or are there unique coding ...
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Website Monitoring of Tor Onion Services

How can I monitor the uptime of my website's tor hidden service endpoint so I get an immediate notification if it goes offline? Bonus points for fancy monthly/yearly uptime reports. I'd like to make ...
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Does ISP know I have an onion server if I set up a onion website at home?

I wanna set up a onion server at home . But does my ISP know that ??
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How this website see Real location?

The website xvideos.com see your real location ( in left top side the icon of your real locations it's showed ) even with Safest Security Level Why ?
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Noticed an outdated instruction in Tor documentation site, how to correct it?

While browsing in Tor documentation site for instructions on getting latest tor for Ubuntu 16.04, I came across this site. In there I found this command, gpg --keyserver keys.gnupg.net --recv ...
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How can i make a website on tor but also accesible on public adress

i have seeen a lot of services like mail ones on tor that you can access to a page that describes it on the public web, or recieve mails from the public web. This question is because i need to make a ...
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Question about the deep web [closed]

I have been researching about Tor and the deep web and I wish to connect to the deep web. I have a task that I need to find someone for and I have been told the only way it is possible is to ask ...
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Can onion service owners prevent their site from being indexed by darknet search by using a meta tag?

There are many multiple darknet search engines including Ahmia.fi and Torch. These darknet search engines index new hidden services every day. Can darknet site owners use: <meta name="...
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Can't host my own hidden service

I use lighttpd, i can access localhost with Firefox, use port 9000, I modified my torrc with this port; HiddenServiceDir /var/lib/tor/hidden_service/ HiddenServicePort 80 127.0.0.1:9000 Reload, ...
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Can Tor protect me from websites that aim to extract info from my device?

When using Tor, I enable scripts globally. Can the websites that I visit extract info such as how many hours ahead or behind UTC my device is configured, MAC addresses of my NIC, etc? My device runs ...
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How to sign a petition on a website with Tor (undisplayed button)

On this website (https://www.change.org/p/fran%C3%A7ois-hollande-monsieur-le-pr%C3%A9sident-la-france-doit-voter-%C3%A0-l-onu-l-interdiction-des-armes-nucl%C3%A9aires?tk=...
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I cant connect to tor websites [duplicate]

i have already seen similar questions asked in this website but it is always answered by the site is "actually" down.my problem is different.the site i am trying to access shows" Unable to connect ...
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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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Are server-sent-events (SSE) supported over Tor?

Server Sent Events(SSE) are a new alternative method to enable browser-server communication. Since Mozilla is supporting this initiative in their browsers, can we use SSE with the Tor Browser? What ...
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How do I make a short anonymous URL link for a website? [closed]

I want to create a short website link that anonymizes both the people going to the content of the site and partly the source of that sites content. I once saw a site that could shrink the URL and ...
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What are key issues around publishing which websites block particular exit relays?

The answer to What common sites are known to be troublesome for Tor use? is a "community wiki [that] will list commonly used websites known to be troublesome for Tor users." I have encountered such ...
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How to map the deep web?

I was thinking of having a crawler visit all the pages on the dark web. But there's no broad similarity in the way the websites are named.
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Tor no longer works on sites that want to block it

I heard that people can block the "exit nodes" IPs which are public so nobody can use tor to access their websites. Is this true? Doesn't that make tor useless in that case?
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Website not working in Tor

https://www.techwalla.com/articles/how-to-view-ntuserdat is not working in Tor. Any website of techwalla.com is not working in Tor.
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Search engine optimization for .onion sites

Torch is an example of a darknet search engine. How can search engine optimization (SEO) be done to make an .onion site appear at the top of search results? how is darknet SEO different than regular ...
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Will Tor block favicons by default?

I realized this was possible years ago but people told me I was crazy and that it was impossible. https://www.ghacks.net/2021/01/22/favicons-may-be-used-to-track-users/
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how to find onion websites? [duplicate]

In using the tor browser, what websites and search engines are available for locating, in particular, onion websites? Periodically, I'll see mention of such-and-such a URL for an onion website, but ...
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Is there guarantee of privacy to buy onion hosting?

I see many people owning a onion site uses his own server (maybe just place the server in his home?) But traditionally for a regular non-onion site we usually buy hosting. Can I buy hosting for a ...
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viewing files on local machine via tor browser

How does Tor browser handle opening, local files such as html pages & php stored on my own computer. would it a) just open it directly from my pc hard-drive. or b) re-route it via several other ...
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Problem visiting a website

I am a new user and I just start to use Tor. I am trying to visit the website bet365 dt com, but when i click on sport i can't see the full content. May missing some script or I don't know. Is here ...
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Exclude specific site from using TOR [closed]

Is it possible to exclude specific site from TOR connection? Like if i want to exclude only google from TOR.
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Can .onion website owner see visitor IP address connecting using TOR network?

i have installed TOR on my cent OS 7 x64. and using it for browsing .onion sites. i would like to know , Can .onion website owner see visitor IP address connecting using TOR network ? i am asking ...
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Orfox won't load pages

I cannot access websites on Orfox, .onion or otherwise. The loading bar stops at around 25% and then never moves.
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