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Tor configuration stuck 100%

When I type tor in terminal (macOSX), I get this. I want to configure tor but the thing is it gets stuck at 100% and nothing happens then. But the terminal still runs so I assume that it's doing ...
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Is tor browser and anon surf both the same?

I am very new to using proxy chains, and since I was worried about messing up while setting up a proper proxy chain I have been using tor browser. Is using tor browser same as using proxy chain using ...
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My connection continues to time out

My connection continues to time out on one specific website, and even when i use multiple URL's it doesn't work does this mean the site black listed me? How do i figure out the source of the problem? ...
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Why I can't find some bridges in Relay Search?

I downloaded Tor Browser and set up to connect using bridge then I checked my torrc file and see the fingerprints of bridges. I want to know more about my bridges When I start searching for bridges ...
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How do we extend our privacy on TOR circuit?

The Tor Browser bounces your communications data through distributed network of relays by encrypting traffic in at least three layers selected from thousands of volunteer computers, thus making ...
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How does Tor protects from the list of Digital Finger Print

I have heard that Tor protects users from sites that try to fingerprint browsing history with its integration of NoScript. But it's not completely secure as some researchers claims. Does Tor really ...
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The proxy server is refusing connections on my windows P.C

My Computer is a PC, not a MAC. But I cannot connect to the Onion sites. Whenever I try, i get the following message: The proxy server is refusing connections Firefox is configured to use a proxy ...
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how can I resolve the [Consensus not signed by sufficient number of requested authorities] problem

I built a directory server and make some relays use it, but every relay's log file contains these lines: Heartbeat: It seems like we are not in the cached consensus. Mar 28 20:28:04.000 [notice] ...
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How do I use tor network to access my email account

Is there anyway to use tor network to securely access me email accounts like with onion? I use tor browser to access my email account and sent my self an email to another email service and it showed ...
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Newbie question (sorry) How to import bookmarks into TOR 8.0.8

all posts on this have been dated 2017 or earlier there is no show bookmarks in TOR The MENU > Library > Bookmarks > Bookmarking Tools does not provide an "import" frustrated. I am shifting to TOR ...
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Where I can download tor expert bundle?

Why I can not find download link for tor expert bundle? Why torproject.org removed it?
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How Can I Stop Extension Fingerprinting in Tor?

Since using many extensions (browser addons) in tor can increase your browser fingerprint, is there a way to stop this?
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Torbutton Extension Unusable

My question is about the torbutton extension preloaded on Tor. I will try to be as precise as possible: I run a VM operating Whonix (Linux distro) with the gateway and workstation activated, and ...
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Globe is Gray Tor Won't Search

Tor was working, when I started Tor a purple window would appear and I could start a search. Now the globe is gray and typing in the window and clicking the arrow - nothing happens. How do I turn ...
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Firefox using Socks, IP the same across multiple instances and tabs

Using Tor via Firefox, socks to connect. I noticed the IP stays the same over multiple instances and tabs Whereas if i were to use Tor Browser itself, it would be different per instance or tab. ...
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hashed password in torrc file seems not working (Windows 10, Python3)

I got the hashed password from tor with 'tor --hash-password' C:\Users\*****\Desktop\Tor Browser\Browser\TorBrowser\Tor>tor --hash-password thisismypassword!!!! | more Mar 27 19:39:47.866 [warn] ...
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Windows10 cmd -> tor --service start | more -> StartService() failed

C:\Users\*****\Desktop\Tor Browser\Browser\TorBrowser\Tor>tor --service install -options ControlPort 9051 | more Running on a Post-Win2K OS, so we'll assume that the LocalService account exists. ...
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Not Recommended relay

I looked up my entry-node in Relay Search(Tor Metrics) and I found additional flags was "Not Recommended". Should I change my entry-node manually?
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FAILED TO BIND LISTENER PORTS

Can someone please help me with this, or give me a contact email who can? I accidentally did something with the proxy when Tor was open and now I can't reopen it to fix it. 3/21/19, 05:42:30.670 [...
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videos playing slow and buffering

I have and old computer and recently went from windows xp to windows 7. Best I can do until I can afford a new computer. My problem is watching videos a 10 minute video may take 30 minutes to watch. I ...
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Tor AP in android applications

I have TOR Access Point configured from my Raspberry Pi 3B+ and when I'm connecting my phone to it and checking IP on website (still on phone), its changed. Does it change IP in android applications ...
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Cycling introduction points

Is it possible to cycle your selected introduction points after X time has passed so new introduction points can be selected? If so, how would I achieve this either within the current functionality of ...
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Can't access NoScript from browser page

Tor Browser 8.5a10 NoScript 10.2.4 MacOS 10.13.6 (High Sierra) The NoScript menu is missing from the address bar, so I cannot allow/disallow scripts on the web page that I am currently on. I can ...
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Clicking bug on Tor in Tails

I download Virtual Box and Tails on my HP. Everything works well, Tails too, but when I launch Tor on it (the launching works perfectly), there are some website where I can't just click (I'm stuck on ...
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Cannot connect to Tor Browser anymore

I have used Tor browser for years with now problems at all. When i try it now it says that the proxy is missing (and/or network which is working well) and to contact Tor itself. Gives me this error ...
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How are certain websites able to override the specific exitnode you chose, and can a fix be made to stop it?

I've followed the instructions in the posts about using a specific exitnode, and I've added the following to my torrc: ExitNodes 719FD0FA327F3CCBCDA0D4EA74C15EA110338942 StrictNodes 1 As you can see,...
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can't open Tor - proxy was messed with

I accidentally messed with my proxy while Tor was open, and now it won't open so that I can fix it. I'm super frustrated and annoyed because I can't seem to find an answer. I have Mac OS and get this.....
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How do you configure Privoxy with Tor?

Privoxy is running on my desktop. I have configured it in the following manner: listen-address 127.0.0.1:8118 forward-socks5t / 127.0.0.1:9150 . It's working well with ...
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Win 10 - TOR Portable. Does not start

I have a computer (runs win 10) connected to a network, that is configured with proxy to get external ip addresses. When I try to run Tor portable from my usb stick, it does not start; instead,the ...
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Is it possible to set up a private tor network which can connect to the Internet?

I would like a private tor network only my machines can use. These nodes are in different physical machines and have their own IPs. And I want to connect to public websites through private Tor network....
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Tor on Ubuntu won't start: bootstrapping stuck at 5% [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 16.04. After working successfully for several months, I stopped being able to connect to the tor network. I removed and then reinstalled tor, following the instructions here: https:...
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Ios Onion Browser App KcfErrorDomainCfNetworkError 120

So i have installed the Onion Browser iOS app (Mike Tigas) on iOS 12 on an iPhone 8 Plus. I have used this app on the previous version of iOS on the same phone without issue. When I try to access any ...
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I can't access torproject.org with my computer - this is not a censorship problem

I can't access the website Torproject.org from a used computer (a laptop) that I bought. I know that its not my ISP because my other machine can get to the website just fine. I have also tried my ...
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Tor issue after updating IPVanish. Error message: “waiting for Tor to connect”

Tor was working fine for me, then I updated IPVanish the other day. Now I'm having issues. I'm getting an error message, "waiting for Tor to connect." Then, after attempting to connect, I get the ...
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Tor file descriptor usage at 100%

I am running a non-exit Tor relay for the last few weeks and it is working but it is not maxing the Internet pipe. (The server is >2 weeks old, so not a problem of age) The problem is that it seems ...
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Tor Not Working every time I start it

Every time I start the Tor browser, I get this red screen with this message: "Something is not working. Tor is not working in this browser". I have to close Tor and reopen it for the message in red ...
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Connect to a vpn through tor nftables

I have a box with 3 interfaces wlan0, eth0 (with internet connection) and tun0 (Openvpn). I want to connect that box to a remote vpn using tor socks. Until now I have the sock 60140 open in tor, the ...
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When downloading things from TOR, could I accidentally download other random files as well?

So my friend has TOR and he uses it to get some game stuff. But when we went through his files, pictures and videos, we found some files that he claims he never downloaded and they must have piggy ...
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Content Delivery Networks and Tor

For a number of reasons not critical to my question, I've decided that my website, currently on the clear web, would serve my users more effectively as an .onion site. I'm still researching Tor ...
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Another tor version, noscript is still OFF by default!

Is there any way to fix this? Every time I start tor browser I have to go to the settings and untick all 8 boxes from the default settings. It's a waste of time, and shouldn't be necessary for a ...
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TOR Hanging after closed down

Windows 10 (1809). TOR Version 8.0.6. TOR works perfectly after system starts. If then closed down and re-opened just hangs. Only works again after system re-booted,
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Second Instance of Tor Browser

I followed the instructions in this link to create a second instance of the Tor Browser. However for the second browser instance, when I change extensions.torlauncher.control_port and network.proxy....
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How can I set up DNS server(proxy?) on my Windows 10?

According to Tor DNS guide here I can use Tor to query DNS record. I have installed Tor 32bit service but I can't find "torrc" file. Can someone tell me where is this file?
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Stem: Is there a way to add ports to hidden service dynamically?

Is there any way in stem to add a new port to the previously created ephemeral hidden service ? as example, if created a hidden service using stem programmatically on ports 9000 and 9001 If I want to ...
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How to build specific version of tor-browser?

I have very limited knowledge about building in general, but first attempt was somewhat successful, using this as guidance. How to reproduce current release (8.0.6) featured on torproject.org ...
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Tor Failed to connected tor network

here's my log i don't know why it wont work. i have even tried using a windows 7 virtual machine. sometimes after hours of trying to getting it to work it does and i don't know what is the issue. my ...
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How to tell if my bridge relay is running

I'm running a bridge and relay on the same server, obviously on different ports. The bridge and relay share an Ipv4, but have different IPv6 addresses. How do I tell if my bridge is being seen and ...
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Does Tor still monitor “shadow” relays?

I've been researching methods to monitor hidden services for a university project. I came across this paper which talks about injecting relays as hidden service directories to gather onion addresses. ...
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Increasing number of middle relays weakens the anonymity?

Tor nodes build encrypted TLS sessions between neighbors to multiplex circuits of users. Multiplexing helps to anonymize users (?). With an increasing number of middle relays multiplexing becomes ...
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Why is the pub-key of diffie hellmann from Alice (OP) to Bob (OR) encrypted?

For building a circuit Alice contacts Bob (OR) and send her pub diffie-hellmann key encrypted with Bobs pub key. Bob sends his public-diffie-hellmann key and the session key hashed ("only" TLS ...

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