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How to make a Tor relays ORPort and DirPort reachable?

I've been trying to set up a tor relay with a Raspberry Pi. It runs Raspbian GNU/Linux 9 and Tor 0.2.9.16. Since I only want to use the Raspberry for the tor relay I didn't do much. After installing ...
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How do I configure TORRC file to establish a directory server

I am now trying to set up a mini-network of tor for experimenting, how should I configure my TORRC file to make it work like a private directory server?
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Does suspending TAILS then removing the USB drive increase security?

Let's suppose my goal is to prevent someone from tampering with my TAILS session while I'm absent from my laptop, and let's suppose that shutting down every time I go for a walk isn't an option. The ...
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Is a Tor Download anonymos when pausing and resuming it?

I recently downloaded a file through Tor Browser. The download speed was, let's say 0.5 MB/s. After pausing and resuming the download, the speed jumped up to 3MB/s. So I am wondering if the ...
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Tor browser settings missing?

So i've successfully used tor before but for some reason it has stopped working and gives me the "proxy can't connect" error. When I try to go into the onion settings that are usually in the top left ...
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path not available as it once was with Vidalia

A few upgrades ago, TOR vidalia easily displayed the path I used and where the exit node was (which country or continent). The newest releases seem to hide this information, which seems like a ...
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connection timeout on server

I followed this (https://github.com/alecmuffett/the-onion-diaries/blob/master/basic-production-onion-server.md) tutorial and installed apache2 (listening 169.254.255.253). ports.conf Listen 169.254....
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Tor doesn't connect to the network

I tried to open tor, but it says it can't connect. This is the log(?): 12/30/18, 16:49:45.860 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network connections. Shutting ...
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Tor in linux mint 17.2 stopped working

why doesn't the tor browser bundle work in linux mint 17.2 anymore? One day it's working. The next it has stopped. The only way I can access the tor network is to go thru windows 7 in virtualbox and ...
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Will We Still Be Able To Use Tor In A Restricted school WIFI

I am currently in a school whose WiFi is used to watch the students computers for threatening information and to block certain sites. I tried to use the phone browser "Brave" on that WiFi but it would ...
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Tor failed to establish a tor Tor network connection

12/29/18, 17:21:54.324 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network connections. Shutting down all existing connections. 12/29/18, 17:21:54.325 [NOTICE] ...
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Import appliance error

When I tried to import Gateway & Workstation to Oracle VM VirtualBox Manager app according to the given instruction. For some reason an error occurred and wouldn't let me continue any further. It ...
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Does the Guardian Project really guarantee a high level of anonymity and security? How does it compare to TBB?

The Guardian Project provides Tor for Android OS, known as Orbot with Orfox browser. But what does it mean to be anonymous on mobile where one has apps trying to communicate with the internet in an ...
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Chrome open while on Tor

Does simply having chrome open on the same machine while running Tor jeopardize my anonymity? Does simply having chrome open on the same machine while running Tor jeopardize my anonymity?
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Have global adversaries ever been able to decrypt hard drives storing .onion material encrypted by Veracrypt?

I'm planning on encrypting my entire HDD - which includes Tor .onion service content - using Veracrypt, the latest in encryption technology. Has Veracrypt been known to successfully encrypt .onion ...
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BridgeDB emails not working?

for couple of days I'm trying to get Tor bridges from Iran but I only get introductionary message every time I try to send "get transport obfs4" (without " of course) or "get bridges" For this reason, ...
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Bitcoin wallet address on Dream Market

I cannot get my bitcoin wallet full on Dream Market because the Bitcoin address is only valid for 10 days but then they don't give you a new one or the tip to get a new BTC address.Can you help me ...
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I am not a robot

BRO. BRO. BRO-DAWG!!! (OATMEAL REFERENCE) I AM NOT A ROBOT. HOOOOOOOLLLLLLLLLLLLLEEEEEEEEEEEEEE CRAP I AM NOT A ROBOT. WHY DO YOU FAIL ME ON THE ROBOT CHECK (CRY) ?!?!?!? JUST BECAUSE I ...
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It's possible to run hidden service hosted in clearnet on Android?

I know that Orbot offers hosting hidden service, but only if server is hosted on localhost. I would to know how to run hidden service on Android if server is hosted on clearnet, it mean server have 88....
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My setup: Long-range Wi-Fi antenna --> FreeBSD OS --> nested VPN chains --> Whonix VMs --> Tor. Is it 100% untraceable and anonymous?

Let's assume that the VPNs in the nested chains have been anonymously purchased through bitcoin, maybe using Anonabox. Let's also assume I have good OPSEC. Now isn't this the ultimate setup ...
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Would anonymously purchased nested VPN chains used with Tor-Whonix in a VM guarantee maximum anonymity?

IVPN, in the following 8-part series, suggests this elaborate setup here for maximum anonymity and untraceability: https://www.ivpn.net/privacy-guides/advanced-privacy-and-anonymity-part-8 ...
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How secure is Tor? Can Tor's traffic be monitored by an attacker?

In the first episode of the first season of Mr.Robot, Elliot is able to monitor Rohit's traffic even though he was using Tor and .onion sites. How did Elliot do that? Would it be possible to do that ...
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Invalid captcha

Mostly when you try to register on a website you need to complete captcha. I complete it and I get positive response green check. But when I click Sign up it says something like Invalid captcha ...
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Is it safe to open darknet websites on chrome?

Yes, we can open darknet sites on latest chrome without appending any strings like .to. But my concern is risk of losing annonimity. Is their any such issues in accessing darknet via Chrome?
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Grey onion saying TOR disabled, but .onion sites still work. What is this?

Just recently, the onion icon to the left of the address bar started showing a grey onion . If i hover over it, it says Tor Disabled. Tor still appears to be working however, and I can visit onion ...
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Brave Browser's Bundled Tor reveals browser through search, is this a privacy issue?

Description When using private window Tor mode I was surprised to see that Brave passes a browser identifier in the url of the search. It seems having &t=brave in the url makes identifying the ...
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"establishing an encrypted directory connection failed' stuck at this error

I've tried using bridges but still no success. here's the log: 12/19/18, 13:45:15.641 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network connections. Shutting down all ...
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Exclude specific site from using TOR

Is it possible to exclude specific site from TOR connection? Like if i want to exclude only google from TOR.
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Why is torrenting over tor discouraged? Can the practice be benifitial to the tor network?

I have seen various sources saying this should not be done, and the argument is that the network cannot handle the load. Fine. But what I want to ask about is the following: what if someone created a ...
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Which repo for tor relay on Ubuntu Artful?

Tried to update a tor relay on a machine running Ubuntu Artful, but the repos at https://deb.torproject.org/torproject.org artful/main are gone missing. Any ideas which repos I should use instead? ...
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resolving CAPTCHA infinite re-quests on TOR-Browser

what I try to register as a new user on forums using TOR-Browser i get stuck when I click "I'M not a robot" and get an infinite loop of image I must click. Even thought I'v click all relevant images ...
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Tor unexpectedly exited (8.0.4) on WIndows 10

Windows 10 Pro, i7-7700, 16Gb. Tor Installer downloaded. (8.0.4) Anti-Virus off. Installs without error. Immediately on starting Tor Browser, it terminates "Tor unexpectedly terminated". I try to ...
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Tor Browser Logs Me Out After 10 Seconds

I am logging into a hosting portal, and everytime, it logs me out in less than 10 seconds, if i browse/click links quickly, i stay connected, but as soon as i pause for a few seconds, i get logged out....
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Orbot VPN Mode needs to manually be turned off and on after phone boot to function correctly

On my Samsung S8 with Android 8.0.0, Orbot starts automatically on boot. Although it connects successfully to the Tor network, my apps cannot connect to Tor until I manually turn VPN Mode off and on. ...
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Tor logs are 4 hours behind windows and motherboard time unable to connect [WARN] Failed to find node for hop #1 of our path. Discarding this circuit

Tor logs are 4 hours behind windows and motherboard time unable to connect. All the troubleshooting messages say the reason it cannot connect is the time is off. However My computer time is correct. ...
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accessing websites on tbb and getting blocked on challenge pages

in order to safeguard my safety I tend to visit places using torbrowser-launcher. But more and more I see google challenge pages and even after I do it the right way, the google captcha keeps on ...
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Mcafee quarantining latest update

I just updated and even re-installed the latest 64bit version of TOR 8.0.4 when the my Mcafee antivirus quarantined the browser application FIREFOX.EXE. Despite multiple attempts to restore and ...
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Does tor keep in save on nodes secret keys?

Does tor keep in save on nodes secret keys ? And if so, where? Is it possible to physically access the nodes and find secret keys and decrypt the message in this way? It's about the sender and the ...
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Can't disable or change HTTPTunnelPort on Orbot

I run Orbot works on my Samsung phone. I use Secure Folder on my phone too. Secure Folder works somehow between a virtual machine and a sandbox, allowing to run duplicate apps. So, When I run Orbot in ...
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My neffew got this, FORKIJ “encription” [duplicate]

Attention! All your files, documents, photos, databases and other important files are encrypted and have the extension: .FORKIJ The only method of recovering files is to purchase an unique ...
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TOR How does middle node know which chain a packet belongs to?

"Tor works like a chain of proxies, where each proxy only knows about the next hop and the previous hop." I presume that a TOR node may be part of more than one circuit though, how does it know which ...
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TOR protocol pseudo clone

In order to get a deeper understanding of network security, I seek to try implement a basic, yet theoretically as secure, version of TOR. Assume I have a function send(ip_adress,port,byte[]), and RSA ...
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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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What is the best practice for having an encrypted connection while connected to Tor?

I've seen articles stating the best practice for connecting to Tor is through a VPN, however where this setup fails is at hiding your traffic from a malicious Tor exit-node. Because the traffic goes ...
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circuit_build_no_more_hops: Bug: 2-hop circuit 0x7fd6935ce4c0 with purpose 5 has no guard state

For research, I need to create custom circuits using stem. I ran code, but a warning occurred in Tor application: [warn] circuit_build_no_more_hops: Bug: 2-hop circuit 0x7fd6935ce4c0 with purpose 5 ...
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Why does JavaScript that compares window.screen.availHeight and window.innerHeight help me to detect Tor browser?

For some website we're working on, I've been asked to detect if users are using the Tor browser. Looking around this came up: https://stackoverflow.com/a/28202492 From that answer, a quick and dirty ...
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How does the Tor network ensure data integrity?

The Tor's exit node sends the data to the destination in an unencrypted format. So what if some one does MITM here ?
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What is tor control port default password?

I was trying to connect to tor through nyx; I have seen there is a commented out line of HashedControlPassword 16:872860B76453A77D60CA2BB8C1A7042072093276A3D701AD684053EC4C I am just curious to ...
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Getting Swedish (now French and Russian?) ads, prices, weather, msg:..“ our website is currently unavailable in most European countries…”

NEW 12/26/18: Weather now shows me in Boureuilles which I had to look up--it's in France. The language on my pages are in French and something else that looks more like Russian--I can't read it. I'm ...
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Orbot cannot connect to curcuits

Xperia XA1, Android 8, Orbot 0.3.4.9 NOTICE: Bootstrapped 85%: Finishing handshake with first hop Circuit (4) BUILT: dBeelial Circuit (3) BUILT: 0x3d009 NOTICE: Bootstrapped 90%: Establishing a Tor ...

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