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Relay cell size moving backward

I have been studying the papers on Tor and Onion Routing for my thesis and I have been trying to figure out how the whole cell size works. In the OR paper it is made clear that when a cell moves in ...
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Tor keeps in “searching informations about the relay” when ExitNodes parameter is set in torcc file

I added some lines in my torcc file. At first I added: ExitNodes {fr},{be},{ch},{lu},{mc} StrictNodes 1 When I launch Tor with Vidalia it keeps in the state "searching informations about the relay",...
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does tor used on mobile networks disable tracking of location?

If i use a tor program like orbot, then all the data goes through tor, so the location should be hidden. does this also apply to radio cell query?
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Tor not starting: status is active (exited)

I'm starting tor using sudo service tor start. When checking sudo service tor status, it's saying: $ sudo service tor status ● tor.service - Anonymizing overlay network for TCP (multi-instance-...
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IDM Integration

I was trying to download some videos which are restricted in my country. Sometimes there are some websites which are also restricted. I tried to integrate IDM into th ToR Browser. I failed. Is there ...
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Unable to open TOR after installation on Windows laptop

I downloaded the executable to install TOR. After the installation, it tries to connect and run TOR. After a long wait, the message I get it it cannot connect to the TOR control port. Help!! ...
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Can't get Meek PT's or IPv6 addresses?

When I visit the BridgeDB I noticed there's no longer an option to select a Meek PT bridge. I also find that whenever I try to get a find bridges with an IPv6 address, I can't get any results no ...
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Setting up relay on Ubuntu 16.04

This is our torrc file configuration: SocksPort 0 RunAsDaemon 1 ORPort 9001 ORPort [2409:4070:219c:d7f8:94cf:ac05:ee3b:b21c]:9001 ContactInfo itstrulyjenni(at)gmail(dot)com ...
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Accessing US Social Security from Overseas [duplicate]

I am a US citizen who will be overseas for an extended period of time. From what I've read, it seems that US Social Security website will not allow users to access their Social Security information ...
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Running Authoritative directory

I found the Authoritative directory, v3 Authoritative directory, and bridge Authoritative dir options in nyx. My question is would this be helpful to run an directory authority, and how to do so ...
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How to adapt tor-browser AppArmor in TAILS to get it to work with proxychains?

Proxychains are working fine with iceweasel/firefox on TAILS if you want to first go through the local tor socks proxy and from there to a proxy of your choice to hide the fact that you are using a ...
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Is Tor traffic using the TAP handshake vulnerable to retroactive decryption?

Assume an attacker with a record of Tor traffic between a client and guard has precomputed the 1024-bit Oakley group for Diffie-Hellman used in the TAP protocol. This would allow them to rapidly ...
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Exit notice page fails decoding

On any chromium based browser the exit notice on my DirPort gets "err_failed_content_decoding" On Firefox, it works fine My relay runs Tor 0.3.5.8 on Ubuntu 18.10 EDIT: On the update to 0.3.5.8 ...
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Auto web page shut down

Is it possible for me to set a timer for the Tor Browser window to close automatically if no activity is detected. Or could Tor Browser be set to do this automaticlly when I visit banking websites or ...
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i cant open tor. im from argentina and this is the error

2/14/19, 22:05:08.706 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network connections. Shutting down all existing connections. 2/14/19, 22:05:08.706 [NOTICE] ...
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Anonymity behind VPN/TOR

I have been banned from a site, yet when I attempt to connect using Tor behind AVG VPN and keep changing the location the site still recognises my machine/network. How can this be possible?
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TOR won't load because no permission

Tor worked just fine for years then it now gives this message: (Tor browser does not have permission to acces the profile. Please adjust your file system permissions and try again.)
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I have specified a DirPort (80) in my torrc, and it is allowed in UFW but metrics.torproject.org/rs.html does not list it

This seems to started after I specified an IPv6 address for my ORPort. Everything server side indicates my DirPort is reachable, but Tor Metrics (not tor on my server) says it is unreachable (...
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The first time it connected just fine but now this happens

2/14/19, 04:32:14.857 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network connections. Shutting down all existing connections. 2/14/19, 04:32:14.858 [NOTICE] ...
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My TOR connection keeps timing out

here is my TOR log, someone please help 2/13/19, 17:26:00.670 [NOTICE] Bootstrapped 10%: Finishing handshake with directory server 2/13/19, 17:26:00.670 [NOTICE] Bootstrapped 80%: Connecting to the ...
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Connect my mac computer to a Tor proxy

I have been looking around, and I can't find a reliable and effective Tor proxy for mac, that will automatically send my traffic through the Tor network without using the Tor browser. What is the IP ...
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Where is noscript source code in Tor browser bundle

I'm trying to find the source code of noscript in the Tor browser bundle, usually (given how firefox does it) it should be under <uniqueID>.default/extensions, however with Tor browser bundle ...
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iplocation.net Reports the Same Proxy, TorBrowser or Firefox (non-tor)

The site https://www.iplocation.net/find-ip-address (What is my IP?) reports an IP address, and two proxy addresses. One of the two proxy addresses is the same from TorBrowser or from Firefox (non-...
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Where is the torrc file located?

What file refers to Torrc file? In older versions there was Vidalia. And the Torrc file was named in row Torrc=~/tor-browser_en-US/Data/Tor/torrc in the file tor-browser_en-US/Data/Vidalia/vidalia....
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Firefox Sync Enabled

Is it possible to use Firefox Sync to sync bookmarks in Tor? I have set indentity.fxaccounts.enabled to true, but it still seems to not work. Is there any way to do this, or is it consideredf a ...
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Excluding Entry Guard Node's Country from Exit Node?

With the way Tor works, you are tied to a fixed Entry Guard for quite a reasonable time. If you are unlucky, you might get connected to a bad Entry Guard Node owned by X. From now on, it is only a ...
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De-anonymization in Tor, just a matter of time?

Simple question. Doesn't the way Tor works make a de-anonymization more likely the longer you use/run Tor? From my understanding, you are fully de-anonymized when X controls both Entry Guard Node ...
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How can I save NoScript settings in Tor?

After restarting the Tor browser the edited settings of NoScript gets resetted every time. I want to forbid JavaScript. It's annoying i have to edit the settings every time after starting Tor. How can ...
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How do Tor websites continue to work behind NATs?

When I try to host a regular server on my computer using my cellular network as an internet source, the webpages aren't seen by others because it's behind a NAT. However, when I hosted an onion ...
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Tor hidden service URLs

I was told years ago that whenever a new hidden service is created it is added to a list, so there is a record of every hidden service ever created. I believe the list is somewhere on the Tor project ...
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Should i install a VPN on Tor Browser? [duplicate]

Is it safe to use Tor without a VPN? Or Should i install a VPN?
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Share circuit on localhost:9050 to the rest of the internal network

Might be a little off-topic but I don't know maybe it's more related to tor than networking. Basically, I have the following scenario I want to accomplish: home access point is 192.168.1.1, ...
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Is it safe to visit pages that use WebTorrent javascript technology, like bitchute?

On the Tor project page there is an explicit warning against the use of BitTorrent technology, as this will reveal your own IP address. But websites like bitchute.com use a technology called ...
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What is the problem here?

2/3/19, 12:27:36.657 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network connections. Shutting down all existing connections. 2/3/19, 12:27:36.657 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork ...
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I can't import the Tor gpg debian repository keys

I am on raspbian on a raspberry Pi model 2. I can't import the keys for the Tor repository. I tried the two following commands: $ gpg2 --recv A3C4F0F979CAA22CDBA8F512EE8CBC9E886DDD89 gpg: keyserver ...
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How does TOR select which entries, exits and relays to use when creating a circuit?

Does the selection-algorithm weight anything differently in any way, and if so: On what metrics? Why? & what benefit does this bring to the TOR network?
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Onion hostname format changed in Tor v0.4.0.1

I had been using Tor version 0.3.2.10 for which the contents of a hidden service directory looked like this: hostname file ---> ii5wkitdls6khqj7.onion private_key file ---> content starting with -----...
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I have this issue and cant log connect to tor

The log when i copied: 1/30/19, 14:57:17.797 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network connections. Shutting down all existing connections. 1/30/19, 14:57:17....
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Disk thrashing with TBB8

I recently tried to switch to TorBrowser for my regular Web browsing, but found that my entire PC slows to a crawl after about two hours of use, constantly reading and/or writing who-knows-what to ...
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When I launch tor browser a pop up says “the tor executable is missing” and won’t let me access tor how do I fix this

When I launch the tor browser a pop up says “ the tor executable is missing” how do I fix to access the web
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are there any adjustments I can make to speed this up?

I am getting speeds as low as 56 kbps down to 2kbps. is there any way I can speed this up? thanks in advance
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Why am I able to load clearnet sites in Firefox configured for I2P? Should I be concerned regarding privacy?

Using I2P version 0.9.37-0, and after some difficulty I was able to set up Firefox with the settings at the bottom. I just noted that I am able to reach clearnet sites in the same browser, and that ...
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False negative for well known relay

https://check.torproject.org/ told me that I wasn't using Tor. So I checked the IP and it was listed on https://metrics.torproject.org/rs https://metrics.torproject.org/exonerator.html https://check....
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Despite your own stupidity, how can Tor Browser fail?

Assuming there are no mistakes done on your own side, (how) can Tor Browser still fail? Is it really possible you get connected to three relays that are in the hands of someone bad? Are there any ...
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What are all the suffixes for websites exclusive to Tor, or at least should be opened only on Tor, and how do I find more?

I just started using the Tor Browser and Orbot on my smartphone and would like to find out what I can do with it. Is there a lot of different Legal and Illegal services?
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Why site security information shows “Connection Is Not Secure”,eventhouth web address show HTTPS?

Is it normal that the site security information always shows "Connection Is Not Secure" on all websites even when the web address shows https.The website identity always shows "This website does not ...
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IP blocked the day after using for first time

My IP address has been "blacklisted" after using TOR for only a day. I am not using it for anything scandalous. How do I get my IP address cleared? The message I see when I try to search for ...
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THE TOR BROWSER AND PUBLIC EXIT NODES

i wanted to run some traffic to a bunch of websites, from tor browser. i wanna know exactly if the websites owners well detect i'am running traffic from tor, by detecting tor exit nodes. what ...
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Will Privacy Possum in Firefox equal the Tor Browser for anonymity?

Privacy Possum is a plugin for the Firefox Browser is it equal to the Tor Browser for anonymity?
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The onion disappeared! How can I get it back?

The onion from the high left corner are disappeared. What should I do?

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