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tor isn't routing, how do I configure it?

Operating system: Ubuntu 20.04 uname -r: 5.4.0-40-generic Tor installed via sudo apt-get install tor tor version: 0.4.2.7. Command used to start tor: sudo service tor start Status output: ● tor....
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obfs4 bridge every 10-20 seconds send and receive some data on static or default browser pages

Is it kind of normal experience? When I'm just on static, already downloaded page or default Tor browser page, in network statistics on PC every ~5-10-20 sec small unidentified packets send or receive ...
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How can I configure android Tor browser version 9.5 to use my prefered exitnodes?

I have already attempted to A: Change torrc file located at /data/data/org.torproject.torbrowser/app_torservice/torrc, but this file is rewritten at app launch. B: Do the same but 'live', (i.e. ...
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Is there an estimate of how much overload data Tor Browser will require in comparison with a regular browser?

I surf the web in Tor with the monthly limited data plan of my mobile phone, whose connection I tether to my computer. Since it is limited, I wonder how much extra data I spend with Tor Browser that I ...
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Can I get around Tor Disable Network setting with Bridges?

How do I disable the Tor Disable Network setting? Will bridges help me to connect to a new hub for WiFi?
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Are '.onion' websites safer/better than 'normal' clearnet websites like '.com'?

This might is a bad question, but I'm using Tor to still access clearnet websites like duckduckgo.com and since there is also an onion version, here's my question: Is a difference between using ...
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Disable Network Set

I am changing to a new network with Sky but my Tor keeps switching it off and says Disable Network set. I have upgraded to Sky Q and have a new hub which means a new network.
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Is there any easy download manager that currently works with tor on a linux machine?

Preferable a safe plugin to tor browser. HK sucks right now and I think it will only get worse.
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What data structures in Tor are directly or indirectly influenced by user's IP address?

I am conducting research on information propagation on Tor and wondering if anyone knows specific data structures (or fields within data structures) that are directly or indirectly influenced by a ...
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Is HTTP referers contain real risks?

I read that network.http.sendRefererHeader should be switched from default 2 to zero because like authors pointed out it sends real IPs in this reffers.Does it true, have sense or contain real risks ...
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Why in Tor browser Duckduckgo (dot) com browser has changed to html (dot) duckduckgo (dot) com?

Question in tittle. Is it okay or some issues happened??
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TorBrowser connected through Chutney uses real external Tor nodes

I have setup a Chutney tool successfully and was wondering if I can route my traffic through a Chutney-made network and to the internet. I was going to test that using TorBrowser and providing custom ...
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Tor relay cache directory location

I have just moved my tor relay on a raspberry pi on a cheap microsd card, so I would like its I/O to reduce to a minimum to avoid destroying it in a month or so. I have already set AvoidDiskWrites 1 ...
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How can i open a new Window at Tor Browser that has an new Circuit without click on the new Circuit Button?

I want open new windows directly with new circuit build
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Question about Nyx connections tab

I've just set up my first Tor node in my home (non-exit) and it seems to be working great, no issues setting it up. It was actually really easy which is awesome. I have a question about one piece of ...
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What is the difference between the Tor browser initiated by Firefox v68.9.0esr and Brave Version 1.10.97 Chromium: 83.0?

I'm using Tor browser initiated through Firefox v68.9.0esr and Brave Version 1.10.97 Chromium: 83.0 interchangeably for quite some time now. While automating I'm able to able to start a Mozilla based ...
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Asterisk VoIP Server over OpenVPN in Tor Hidden Service

Evening. Generate encryption keys with OpenSSL. OpenVPN server openvpn.conf configuration file: mode server tls-server dev tun proto tcp-server port 1194 server 10.8.0.0 255.255.0.0 ca /vpn/ca.crt ...
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Does ISP know I have an onion server if I set up a onion website at home?

I wanna set up a onion server at home . But does my ISP know that ??
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Android for Anonymizing Middlebox

I am fairly new in the world of understanding the internet and how it works, not to mention the privacy aspect... you all probably know the steep curb that's towering ahead of me; so apologies if my ...
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Cannot paste into Tor search / url bar [closed]

After the most recent Windows 10 update, upon restarting, I cannot paste any addresses into the Tor search bar. I can type them in, copy an existing address, or cut it, but paste simply does not work. ...
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Configure for one hop only

I am using Tor only as a cheap proxy. I want to avoid the target website from knowing my IP address and my threat vector does not include any other types of surveillance. Is there a way to switch to ...
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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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