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can one tab “look” at it's nighbor tab and 'read' its data?

I am on Linux. I use Tor mainly to browse on high(er) risk sites, like torrents and such. Would it be safe to run my gmail account on one tab (of Tor) and on the other tab, to get into a "risky ...
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Pornhub showing 12 video thumbnails+user icons and blank afterwords

The only reason I downloaded TOR was to watch porn to be honest, but this is really ruining my experience. Can someone please help me? I really feel frustrated.
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What are the best practices for securing my self-hosted tor server

I recently installed a tor server to host to my clients. Now I'm thinking how should I secure these incoming connections. Has anyone else started self-hosting a tor server know how to begin to secure ...
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Tor not connecting to the Network

It says it is unable to connect to the Tor network, and it will not be able to until I restart Tor. I copied the error messages to clipboard, however there are NONE. It simply says "0 tor log messages ...
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Tor Won't Install

I'm trying to install repositories, ppa's, using terminal and using command lines....when trying to use the export command of that gpg2 key, I get this: The following packages have unmet dependencies:...
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Tor not connecting anymore

recently I had to reinstall Tor over two home servers running on two different landlines (thus two different ISPs) and on both the connection fails at 10%. Both servers have been updated to Ubuntu 16....
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why my tor network connection fail?

this is the copy of tor log.. 11/15/18, 13:37:18.943 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network connections. Shutting down all existing connections. 11/15/18, 13:...
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can TOR network ban my ip for making too many requests?

i am using TOR to scrape .onion website. i am making 1 request per second to be on safe side. my question is can TOR network/specific relay server BAN my server's IP address for making too many ...
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am new here, Tor browser isn't connecting with orbot

Tor browser is not connecting with orbot It keeps disconnecting each time I try to open browser from orbot , even though orbot shows me 100% done.
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Error 462 Not Allowed

I'm trying to get onto lifewire.com and for some reason when I'm using Tor it throws up an 'Error 462 Not Allowed' page. Anyone know why this is? The website is pretty vanilla not exactly NSFW.
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No Google audio captchas via Tor?

Sometimes, when Google’s new captchas annoy me when using Tor, I would like to use Google’s audio captchas as an alternative. But as soon as I click on the headphone symbol in order to listen to an ...
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Error 1016 - Origin DNS error

since a week now I keep getting an error message when trying to link to support section of a site, and have no idea what the problem is. latest for example: Error 1016 Ray ID: 47927da3eb6551d6 • ...
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giving error ta dando erro no TOr eu clico em reiniciar e nao vai

O Tor fechou inesperadamente. isso pode ser devido a um bug no Tor em si, a um outro programa no seu sistema, ou a um problema com o equipamento. o navegador Tor nao podera acessar nenhum website ate ...
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Tor Auto Update question

How many times do I have to tell TOR that I NEVER want it to update?. is there another way than in the options menu to disable updating? The problem is that I do not want to use tor 8.0. I have ...
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how do i host .onion on my top level domain name

I understand how to start up a TLD and host the website. how do i host .onion on my top level domain name. Do we purchase the .onion? Any suggestions on this question.
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Tor is using different bridges every time I start

My Tor Browser is using different obfs4 bridges every time I start. Is this okay ? Somewhere I read that Tor should use same bridge every time it connects and every 3 month it change the bridge. In ...
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Can't force Tor to exit in Canada

I'd like to watch a video available on a website that bans viewers from outside Canada. So I followed this tutorial to force Tor to exit in Canada… to no avail: This video is restricted from ...
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Tor doesn't launch if NordVPN is connected within Kali Linux VM

I have downloaded the Tor package and have got NordVPN installed on a Kali Linux VM. If I connect to NordVpn on the virtual Host, I can launch the Tor Browser Launcher without issue and connect to ...
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How to use NYX with TorBrowser?

Specifically the question is: How can we use on macOS nyx (from homebrew) to control TorBrowser (native macOS Application)? (It is clear that one could install tor from homebrew and use nyx from ...
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How can I test my react-app on Tor? Firefox can’t establish a connection to the server at localhost:3000

I want to test my react application on Tor but there's a bug and when I try to debug it by doing "npm start" and running it in Tor it says "Firefox can’t establish a connection to the server at ...
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Tor symmetric encryption history

Sorry if this was answered elsewhere, but I would like to know what type of AES encryption is used for data passed in a stream, and when it changed. Based on this https://gitweb.torproject.org/...
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Tor use different bridges

I have Windows and Linux on my computer. Both have Tor installed and I'm connecting using bridges - default obfs4 that come with Tor. Windows Tor and Linux Tor was using same bridge to connect. But ...
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deanonymization with provider

Please explain. Is it possible to find out the true sender as follows? The server knows the address of the last node. Referring to the provider of the last node, using logs, find out which of the ...
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How bowse .onion sites with a router (raspberrypi) without tor browser

Can we use a raspberry pi for accessing .onion site with the tor config ? I see some tutorials that add in that conf file VirtualAddrNetwork AutomapSuffixes .onion,.exit AutomapOnResolve 1 but ...
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user agent in tor browser 8.0.3

i have used jondo site to verify my ip and anonimity. i have used tor browser with most restrictive settings. but jondo shows that user agent is not that is expected. it is mozilla/5.0 (windows NT 6....
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Trouble with obsf4

So I am using most current version of tails and had been using obsf4 with no problems. Recently I have been unable to connect using them but can without. Here are some snippets from the log: 11/5/18,...
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id: ‘debian-tor’: no such user

following https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/wiki/doc/TransparentProxy instruction I receive this error: $ sudo bash '/home/m/Documents/iptables.sh' [sudo] password for m: id: ‘debian-tor’: ...
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What is iat-mode at the end of obfs4's bridge lines?

By looking at a obfs4 bridge, we can see that it ends with iat-mode=x which x can be 0, 1 or 2. Bridge obfs4 1.2.3.4:9443 0F2C3218 cert=FH+9dukjekdfhcn iat-mode=0 What does this iat-mode indicates ...
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Peer To Peer utilizing Tor

I am working on a kind of Tor- Instant messaging app ( I know there are some done before and I have no problem to write one ) I understand the whole picture from one client to another and I ...
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My tor hidden service stopped working

I have successfully hosted my first .onion site on my Raspberry Pi by following this tutorial. For some reason I needed to stop running this site for a while. So I used this command sudo /etc/init.d/...
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Unable to access onion sites (Worked first time, not working now)

You are trying to reach an onion/hidden service. To access - via web you will have to use the Tor Browser. Tor displays the above message whenever I try to connect to any onion site. I used tor ...
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Change Tor Browser display name on Mac toolbar

I wanted to know how to change Tor Browser display name on Mac toolbar for something else. I already change the icon and the name of the Tor Browser application for Firefox. I also wanted to know if ...
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running tor on same laptop as normal firefox - will not save cookies on normal firefox

Is it possible/advisable to run tor on same computer as normal firefox ? On ubuntu 18.10 with current firefox installed and working fine I installed tor which itself runs fine. Problem is after ...
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Are Google’s captchas often downright impossible to solve for Tor users because reCAPTCHA is *lying* to them?

(Stack Exchange’s system tells me that my question appears to be subjective and is likely to be closed. But judge for yourself if this is the case.) Do you remember when Google used text captchas ...
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Connect to TOR serivce to upload files FTP/SFTP

I would like to upload some files to my .onion website over FTP/SFTP securely however I cannot figure how to connect. Any help? I have added the following to /etc/tor/torrc: HiddenServiceDir /var/...
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Trouble Connecting Tor Browser

I'm having trouble Connecting to Tor browser. At first I thought it was the wrong bit size but its not, so I downloaded the correct bit size ,and still unable to connect. I'm using mobile phone right ...
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Will reloading tor service affect ongoing run of a torsocked program?

On a computer, when running in a terminal emulator window torsocks myprogram1 if I run in another terminal emulator window sudo service tor reload torsocks myproram2 will that affect the running ...
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End-to-End Attack Collecting Information Using SIGINT: How Is It Done?

I'm reviewing the documents filtered by Snowden related to Tor. Two documents in particular, entitled "A potential technique to deanonymise users of the TOR network (proposal)" and "A potential ...
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Hidden files are hidden (reproducible)

Specification: OS: Ubuntu 16.04 Tor Browser Bundle: upgraded from 7.x to 8.0.3 (latest version) Issue (summary): FileChooser.show-hidden is set to false after save and open dialog is canceled or ...
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how do you tether from orbot to pc?

there's an option on the orbot app, but when i tether via the android settings it still gives me my home IP.
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Entry Nodes and Tor Browser Bundle

two questions: 1) I'm running a Tor relay for over a year now, which gained many flags, but sadly not the "Entry Guard". Nevertheless I would like to use the relay as my first hop into Tor, because I ...
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New tor user…I’m confused

I just installed tor and on the page I see a place to type questions into something called DuckDuckGo, but not “tor browser”. Am I missing something. Thanks for any clarification, I’m confused. ...
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Can I use TOR for chat or e-mail with China?

Sirs, Forgive me but I'm an unsophisticated end user unlike all the experts here. I live in the USA. I have a friend in China. The "Great Wall" of China blocks all our attempts to communicate; e-...
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How can I uninstall Tor from Windows 10?

I'd like to uninstall Tor but can't. I've deleted the desktop links and that didn't do it. I've searched my system for any other instances of "Tor" but the only remaining file is the installation ...
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I screwed up my Tor

So I'm new to Tor, and I tried to make my Tor use this Socks proxy and now this happened... 11/1/18, 03:22:28.490 [WARN] You specified a public address '211.107.32.140:1080' for SocksPort. Other ...
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Wordpress On Wampserver won't load completely

I already tried disabling NoScript. Any other idea? It's accessed trough an .onion site.
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Uisng tor browser full screen is bad, but is it's relative screen position bad too?

AFAIK using tor browser in full screen is bad for privacy. Analytics can read your screen size and that becomes another metric to track you by. Do any of you guys know if the relative position of ...
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Google data gathering

When there are "forced encrypted connections to websites" such as Google Analytics, Google APIs, and Googletagservices, does that mean a connection is forced to these entities? If so, why doesn't the ...
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What is better privacy-wise? Youtube via Tor or Spotify and/or other alternatives?

I was wondering whether it would be better as far as privacy is concernend to just use youtube for streaming videos via Tor (which is not completely anonymous, either, I have been told) or better have ...
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Why do so many HS devs use PHP?

There's a lot of talk that PHP is "inherently insecure" and "great if you want your site to get hacked". I've never used PHP, so I can't make an educated opinion myself, but I am wondering why this is ...

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