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How to verify that signaling NEWNYM worked properly?

Currently the only way I know if signaling NEWNYM worked is if I didn't receive a message stating that I've been rate limited. Is there a way to send something via GETINFO both pre/post signaling for ...
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Latest version of Whonix-Gateway stuck on “Loading Network Status 30%”

Whonix v15.0.1.3.9. Log says clock is sane and there are no errors about time or date. Host Internet connection is working with Tor Browser. Whonix-Gateway VM clearnet connection is tested with sudo -...
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Tor Browser Data Files

I want to know what the difference between the torrc file & the torrc-defaults file is, seeing in the verbose output it says both are read when I start my browser. I also want to know the purpose ...
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Could this be a phishing hidden service?

I am trying to connect to the Facebook Tor hidden service i copied and pasted it from the Tor blog post and even the Wikipedia everything loads fine however i have noticed that the design of the web ...
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Purpose of geoip Data file

Hi I'm very new to Tor and I was wondering if someone could help me understand what the purpose or function of the file: /root/tor-browser_en-US/TorBrowser/Data/Tor/geoip
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1. Does the exit node able to know which onion sites are used? & 2. some obfs issue

My 1. first question in the tittle. Everybody knows that exit nodes able to know which clearnet sites and pages are used. But what about onion sites? And 2. the second question. Tor is blocked in my ...
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Suspicious behaviour of Android Tor Browser

I'm using the Android Tor Browser 68.5.0 on my Samsung A40 running Android 9.0 (no root) and I've been observing some extremely strange behaviour: My data plan only allows 2 GB per month. Since I ...
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two or more onion domains on the same vps

I installed a few onion domains: in /etc/torrc and /var/lib/tor/hidden_services.... on the same port and configured one virtual host on nginx for these domains (same document root). Usually all the ...
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Instructions for bridges do not match the browser tools

There are a few places in the user manuals that talk about bridges. Three different methods of using bridges are mentioned, however, only one of them works. I have looked exhaustively and have been ...
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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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Is git cli safe to be used with torsocks?

Theoretically, how safe is it to "torsocks git clone/pull/push"? Git is not listed as one of the "100% Safe" applications in the wiki, but considering it uses either ssh or HTTP(S) ...
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Security implications for the Tor network if someone run a large IoT network as hidden services

Hypothetically, this is just my curiosity: What would be the security implication if some company decides that Tor hidden service is a good way to solve the NAT issue in IoT (that most IoT devices are ...
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Configure “host -> ssh(encrypted socks5 proxy) -> Tor -> destination” on Whonix

The goal is to create an encrypted connection all the way between host and tor exit node, while hiding the use of tor from the host isp and masking host network activity as ssh encrypted traffic when ...
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Is there a public view of the Tor network speed?

Is there a way to see how fast Tor is publicly? A site with Tor stats?
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Is there a public list of Tor public nodes that are gateway or exit nodes?

Where is there an official list of tor gateway and exit nodes?
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is it safe to download Tor browser from other browser

1.i just learnt about Tor, and i'd like to know where is the best place to download Tor browser,i feel downloading from the google play store or another browser might have a negative effect on the ...
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How to configure Tor to act as a Directory Authority?

I am looking to perform a series of experiments that would result in a tor-like implementation on a non-desktop platform for purely academic purposes. Before starting implementation itself, I would ...
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Access tor sites without installing a tor browser, but via a PHP url?

Can one setup some type of PHP service that routes url info to a PHP script that outputs tor websites without having to install a tor browser on our client machine?
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When using a pluggable transport such as Snowflake, how does the OP know what bridge it is talking to?

I understand that when using Tor in the "normal" way, it can directly access either directory authorities or fallback directories over plain HTTP to start learning about network status and ...
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Configuring Tor to Work in Other Web Browsers

I am trying to configure my internet options so I can use the Tor servers in another browser, specifically Internet Explorer. Yes, I know this is not recommended and it's an old browser, but I need to ...
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Is it possible to run a Tor middle node on Windows 10?

I have a Windows PC, and I'm wanting to run a middle node on it. The problem is, after a LOT of googling, I see nothing on how to run a middle node on Windows. In fact, on https://community.torproject....
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TOR will only open SOME onlion links

I just installed linux on my laptop (parrot). I can access a lot of onion links via Tor, but for some reason places like Empire and Dread are just not loading. I tried the exact same links on my ...
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is this a threat to tor?

an adversary controls some middle nodes and they log ip adresses of users and times they connect. if an adversary controlled middle node receives traffic from one of their own controlled middle nodes ...
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HiddenService cannot set my own Domain (Privatkey)

I have set up a hidden service. The domain at / var / lib / tor / hidden_service is very long. example. tbwvbpnuwntiuofn4e3vwpsldmuxs3l5zv4vy3dbfpv5psmkrycmqid.onion V3 how can i set v2 or replace ...
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C++ socket.io client over tor service

I am trying to send socket requests in C++ to an onion link I am hosting with tor services and node.js. My node.js server is being hosted on port 8080. When I try to send socket requests to localhost:...
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How to SEO a .onion website?

I know most of the people try to hide their hidden service from search engines but in my case I want to optimize it's rank when searching for it or for tags it contains in search engines (both deep ...
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What happens when an ISP blocks all directory servers?

What happens when ISP blocks all DA's. Do we need to use a VPN? Are DA's blocked in Tor blocked countries? How a Tor client gets bridge IP when DA's are blocked?
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Unending hCaptchas from CloudFlare sites?

Lately I've been unable to get past the CloudFlare hCaptcha challenges for certain sites. It just keeps serving the same "One more step" page after I complete each hCaptcha. This didn't use to be the ...
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Can't start the Tor Browser if Tor is running as a Windows service

I have installed Tor as a service on my Windows machine, because I occasionally need to tunnel things through Tor (e.g., SSH-over-Tor) and want to be able to do this without having to run the Tor ...
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How to download a file from tor hidden service using C#

As the title says, I'm trying to download a file hosted on a hidden service using the link XXXXXX.onion/file.exe using C#. I've figured out that I can't use tor as a proxy directly since C# doesn't ...
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hidden service + reverse proxy not working

i'm trying to set up a hidden service for an existing webserver that is behind a reverse proxy and i'm unable to get it work. i had no problems creating hidden services on servers with no reverse ...
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Alternative to tor that supports multiple protocols

Gost is a networking module which allows you to treat it as many things including a transparent proxy. It also allows for proxy chaining. On their page regarding transparent proxies you can see that ...
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Can TOR Browser be used with proxychains?

i configured proxychains to use TOR and enabled No DNS Leak, i installed TOR and it's working fine (masking my IP and DNS). I also downloaded TOR Browser to use instead of firefox. Can someone help me ...
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How can I post on Super User using Tor?

I continue to get the message Your post cannot be submitted at this time due to the volume of spam and abuse originating from your network. We apologize for any inconvenience. See the help center ...
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TICKET_CREATE privileges - Can't create a ticket on the tracker

I have a problem regarding a specific package (obfs-proxy) which for some reason is not availabe anymore(at least not on archlinux anyway) and wanted to create a ticket on the trac but apparently I ...
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Should my custom application modify torrc to authenticate itself in ControlPort?

I want to do strange thing. I write a custom application (distributed forums node) that will run on the same computer with TorBrowser and use tor process to create temporary hidden service and serve ...
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Why facebook have tor hidden service?

Sorry for the noob question. This is facebook's onion url - facebookcorewwwi.onion If people want to use facebook anonymously, they can just use facebook with their tor browser right? Why does ...
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Is it possible to find encryption key in Tor Browser?

I'm doing a presentation on Tor. Is it possible to capture and find keys and decrypt data.
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Seperating the browser from the client

I really like the simplicity and the interface of the tor browser's configuration and connection step. Maybe it is not as simple as the terminal but after trying to configure I had to admit defeat. I ...
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The scary torrc

I've been trying to set exit nodes and obfs4 bridge(country blocking tor) into my torrc file but I can't find a recent post about that or any beginner friendly explanation. Can anyone provide me with ...
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I don't want to identify myself as a TOR user

Many users are using the TOR browser, and they are visiting my site. I am using some AdNetwork for monetization but they are not showing Ad if a user is vising my site through any proxy, VPN, or TOR ...
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Can't connect to tor with system tor via tor browser

I cannot connect to tor with system tor. network.security.ports.banned [...],<SocksPort>,<ControlPort> network.proxy.socks 192.168.56.7 network.proxy....
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Cannot remove grey bar at bottom of Tor Browser

Yesterday, I accidentally pressed Ctrl and another key which I do not remember anymore. This triggered my Tor Browser to look like this: How can I get rid of this grey bar at the bottom?
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How do I download photos/videos from Tor Android?

I want to browse the internet safely, and I'm using some imageboard sites on there but can't for the life of me download any images or webms. I've even got an Orbot VPN and connected to bridges on the ...
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How to set up a SOCKSport?

I'd like to know how to set up a SOCKSport on Tor Windows and how to create a SOCKS policy. Thank you very much.
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Block TOR websites on browser manually

Is there a way for me to manually stop TOR from accessing a specific website so I can't get in it (like Freedom, for example)?
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Changing Security Level per site?

I've had quite a few instances browsing .onions that require Javascript to be enabled (protonmail, for example). I don't believe there is a way to configure this directly in Tor browser settings, so ...
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Server Not Found

I am kinda happy that my Tor hidden service is/was running. So after i turned off the PC, i decided to search my website on Tor Browser (on mobile phone), and the result said "Server not found" ...
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How is tor browser hiding system time?

How is tor browser preventing websites from knowing my system time? I want to do that in my regular firefox.
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VPN-over-Tor in Tails. How? It always fails for me

I need VPN-over-Tor because I need to be able to access some websites that block access from Tor. As far as I know, the only other alternative is always using the unsafe browser for those websites, ...

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