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Question regarding malicious Tor Entry Guard

What would happen if you are connected to a malicious Tor Entry Guard (without any VPN) that was set up by someone with negative intentions? Wouldn't this person technically be able to see your IP and ...
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Cannot install Tor Win 7 64bit - failed to find Node

I am currently trying to install Tor on my Win7 (64) machine, yet it will not complete. I get this in the LOG repeated over and over: [WARN] Failed to find node for hop #1 of our path Help please ...
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NoScript Settings Don't Persist On Browser Restart

Every time I launch the browser the default settings reset to allow everything which is the same as Trusted settings for all new website. This is incredibly annoying since I need to change them after ...
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can tor hide my internet usage

my housemate and I share an internet mesh of 2 tplink Deco M9 Plus and he is able to see the cites I visit through the router on his phone. Does tor stop this or can the cites I visit still be seen
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Most .onion pages not working

Whenever going to most .onion pages i get cockblocked by an about:blank page, and if I open in a new tab, I just get a page not responding.
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My onion disappeard!

Onion sign suddenly has disappeared from the top left corner. I think I did sometheng wrong in settings. How can I get it back? What should I do? It was so convenient with that sign.
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Links to some .onion pages/domains: server times out

I've been trying to access a few links from https://hiddenwikitor.com/ and some will load and others won't and then time out as the server stops responding. A new tab will open, and attempts to load ...
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how to change tor identity using CMD

How to change tor identity using node.exe run.js in cmd? I want to change tor ip on each Website. I'm using tor chrome plugin. how to use tor gateway? please check code and modify. https://www....
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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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Differences between Onion Routing (Public Key) and Tor-Circuit (Session Key)

I have a hard time understanding how a message is transmitted, when the Public Keys are used and when the Session Keys. Tor Client connects to a directory server to get a list of active relays & ...
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Is some i2p outproxies for tor only?

I believe outproxy to Tor network is safer than outproxy to normal Internet. So, is more I2P outproxy available for Tor than false.i2p?
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can anyone help explain the orbot log

im not sure what this means exactly. I have an idea and have asked around but I'd like to get more input
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Sending Email through tor for android

I recently losty computer and am unable to check email with from onion network. I found tor tor which enables me to browse the dark web however I am unable to send and receive messages. I found ones ...
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Do tor exit nodes see the URL you're connecting to?

If you connect to a website using https with a some information in the URL, can an exit node see the URL being connected to?
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Failed to fetch Trusty binary-i386/Packages 404 Not Found [IP: 138.201.14.197 80]

using: apt-get update results: Failed to fetch http://deb.torproject.org/torproject.org/dists/trusty/main/binary-i386/Packages 404 Not Found [IP: 138.201.14.197 80] Distributor ID: Ubuntu ...
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Tor Proxy not found message

When I restart Tor it gives me a message saying: Firefox is configured to use a proxy that has not been found. When I redownload Tor it works normally and after restarting I get the same message again....
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socks5: parsing failed

I'm facing the following problem: I've updated Tor to version 3.5.7. Now, when I start Pidgin client (which has Tor proxy settings: localhost:9050), tor quits with this two warnings: Jan 16 12:18:...
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donwloading consensus just from fallback servers or mirrors

according to these frequency options below, how should i specify that tor does not or if it has to, only in necessary times downloads consensus from directory servers and in all other cases, download ...
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Using legacy hardware and can't update

I'm running a legacy machine with an AMD Athlon XP 3200+ processor and Release 9 (stretch) 32-bit Debian Linux. Tor has always worked well but starting with the first release of Tor Browser 8.0 I am ...
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Installing everything from legit source anonymously

I would like you to anwser this question with a fastforwarded quickguide to full instalation including your suggestion for your preffered security methods to stay anonmymous and avoid viruses. There ...
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Cloudflare DNS & Tor

Been toying with Cloudflare DNS (IPv4 is 1.1.1.1:1.0.0.1 the IPv6 addresses are 2606:4700:4700::1111,2606:4700:4700::1001) set in my router and had a pretty good experience so far, just wondered ...
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Tor Browser With Browsing History Saved

This is a bit of a neophyte question, but: Realistically (and/or theoretically) speaking, just how risky would it be to run Tor Browser with all the default settings except deleting history after each ...
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Tor “Unexpectadly Quits” if run inside Sandboxie

Tor "Unexpectadly Quits" if run inside Sandboxie, any solution?
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cannot run tor on CentOS 7.4 after installing it from epel repository

I have installed tor on CentOS 7.4 recently, all worked fine and the installation was completed from epel repository except for signature verification, but tor refuses to start, and I have 2 problem, ...
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SENDME cells, window threshold and last data cells

I'm writing a client in Python and trying to download the consensus. I managed to establish a single-hop connection to an authority server, send the HTTP request, and receive almost all the consensus ...
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Tor Browser Alpha - Always-On VPN - Not Supported

The latest release of Tor Browser Alpha does not support Android's Always-on VPN function. The good old Orbot used to work flawlessly! Anyone interested to find out a way to enable this function?
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Tor Browser (Alpha) - Android - Separate APK Required

How to get a separate Tor Browser (Alpha) from the latest release. Since the developers decided to merge the Orbot and Tor Browser aka OrFox together, now it's impossible to separate the two. Is ...
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How can I be sure, that the entry node, middle node and/or the exit node are not operated by the same operator?

How can I be sure, that the entry node, middle node and the exit node are not operated by the same operator? Of course there is a small chance that this happens. But can the operator of the entry node ...
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What is the safest OS to use Tor while being untraceable

I heard that Microsoft Windows and Mac OS were not safe, and that unix-like based OS like Ubuntu or Debian were better. Is it true? If yes, why the 2 first are not recommendable ? What is the ...
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Tor Error: Failed to bind to one of the listener ports

Tor won't start. It keeps giving me the error that it failed to bind to listener ports This is the terminal message [NOTICE] Opening Socks listener on 61.139.140.32:1080 [WARN] Could not bind to ...
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Unable to find profile in Tor path on MacOS

for some reason of script configuration, I need to find the 'profile.default' on my Mac. I tried every folder in /TorBrowser.app and in /Applications Support. In the first I found no folder called ...
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Is Mix-Kaskading based on the Onion-Routing?

[Note: I'm no native english speaker] 1981 David Chaum first introduced Mix-Networks. 1995 Tor began its life as a research project in the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL), where 1996 three ...
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Additional hop before HS

Option #1. Client connects to HS v2 service located on server #1. Server #1 forwards clients request to HS v2 stealth service located on server #2. Server #1 acts as a reverse proxy. Option #2. HS v2 ...
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Tor unexpectedly exiting in Windows 10

my tor browser is closing unexpectedly. And it's not opening any webpage and showing message that server refused your request.
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How to setup Client Authorization for v3 Onion Services

The Tor 0.3.5 series includes client authorization for v3 onion services. Tor manual: To configure client authorization on the service side, the "/authorized_clients/" directory needs to exist. Each ...
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Can't change hostname and key for Tor hidden service

I've generated private key and hostname to my onion domain using scallion, and I have tried to copy and paste it into the hidden service directory, to the "hostname" and "privatekey" files, but wheb I ...
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Torsocks 2.3.0 not working with youtube-dl. Says Connection refused

I used to use the torsocks package in ubuntu repositories, but I saw that it was on 2.2 and this github repo is on 2.3. So I followed the instructions and installed it. But it refuses the connection ...
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Is it possible to pick up a bios malware or virus switching from Tails 3.10 to tails 3.11?

I've been using tails for 3-4 years. Seems to get harder to just use the 'update' option. So when you I into the various options, use 2 usb sticks, burn to a dvd, for windows, for ubuntu, for other ...
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Popularity of meek in china

Why pluggable transport meek is so popular in China ? Why not other pluggable transports like obs4, fte ?
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CacheDirectory vs DataDirectory

Been trying to get Nyx running on FreeBSD and it couldn't read my control_auth_cookie. I had set CookieAuthFileGroupReadable 1 in torrc and the cookie on the filesystem had group read rights, but Nyx ...
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What does the Tor Launcher Extension do; and when is it safe to remove it?

I`ve set up standalone tor on dedicated server in my home network. So my question is what that extension do and is it safe to remove it from my tor browser if i use tor proxy on different server?
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how to get tor working on mac

i downloaded tor yesterday onto my mac laptop. it was running fine yesterday and this morning. however, it stops working after i move tor from destop into application file. Now i can't open or close ...
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TOR and SOCKS5 exposing my container?

I have created a container and installed and ran tor client, in order to direct connections anonymously through SOCKS5 proxy. I have a firewall that permits inbound connections from a very specific ...
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How can I import or export bookmarks from tor browser on my labtop to tor browser on my Computer?

How can I import or export bookmarks from tor browser on my laptop to tor browser on my Computer? Thanks
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When does visiting check.torproject.org really make sense?

In earlier versions Tor Browser opened check.torproject.org at startup. It doesn't anymore. Why has this changed? The check is not fully reliable as it can give false positives and false negatives. ...
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Is it possible to see what is my connection path/final tor node in this identity?

I remember that some versions ago tor had a pop-down menu where it was possible to see the path that the connection went through. Has it become totally hidden or was it moved somewhere? How do I look ...
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How to Configure “Tor Expert” to use http proxy on windows

How can i configure tor expert to connect through a http proxy? i had used tor Browser bundle and there it is easy to configure a http/https proxy for tor but i wonder how i can redo it for tor expert....
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Setting the Tor Browser to only allow .onion traffic does not work

I try to configure the Tor Browser to only allow .onion traffic. I do that by adding this to torrc: SocksPort 9150 OnionTrafficOnly This causes the browser to not connect to the network at all. I ...
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Android and orfox/orbot setup

I have tried setting this up and cannot get orfox to load any pages. It is definitely some sort of failure to connect, but orbot says it's 100% bootstrapped. I tried following set up instructions, but ...
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tunneling TOR to VPN

so, this is what I want to do. I just bought a vpn client, but I want an extra layer of protection. the vpn client automatically forwards my data to go through the server, which is great. I'm tired of ...

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