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tor is not working after updating to 9.0

after updating Tor to 9.0 it is not possible to launch it. the communicate is api-ms-win-crt-convert-l1-1-0.dll missing. This is a problem of a new update only because when I have downgraded Tor to ...
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How to run TOR with circuits shorter than the default 3-node circuits

Anonymity is not required for a certain task but a changing exit node is. Might save some public resources and get a shorter ping time by running TOR with 2-node or single-node circuits. How can this ...
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IDM Integration

I was trying to download some videos which are restricted in my country. Sometimes there are some websites which are also restricted. I tried to integrate IDM into th ToR Browser. I failed. Is there ...
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How to disable Windows Tor Browser 9.0 update check?

How to disable Windows Tor Browser 9.0 update check? I have traversed Stack Exchange and found no valid methods. Includes the following invalid articles: https://superuser.com/questions/1325421/...
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I am new on TOR I need help with traces

I am new on TOR, I don't know if TOR saves my cache, cookies or any kind of data locally on my pc. I don't want to use TAILS OS as it takes long to boot. I know that i can delete cookies all kind data ...
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TOR won't load because no permission

Tor worked just fine for years then it now gives this message: (Tor browser does not have permission to acces the profile. Please adjust your file system permissions and try again.)
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How does a server process find its “hidden service”?

I have a bitcoin node at home, running over tor, and would like to access it from outside my home network. Two questions pop up, for which I haven't found answer in the Bitcoin community: 1) Bitcoin ...
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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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v3 hidden service client side authentication credentials provided by application at time of connect possible?

Is it possible for a client to connect via proxy and THEN provide the proper .auth_private credentials such that tor itself is not connecting to the HS which would expose that HS to client side ...
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Is banking safer with tails and its unsafe browser, than with a debian live CD?

The Tails live CD is meant for anonymity but might its security features make it a safer way to do your online banking, shopping and bitcoin shopping using its "unsafe browser", compared to a regular ...
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Does tor and entry or relay node with nyx utility keep in save any logs that can deanonymize users of my node?

Does tor and entry or relay node with nyx utility keep in save any logs that allow to get information that can deanonymize the user (for example, any entries (notes, logs) about the ip-addresses of ...
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Tor Browser crashes at startup

I am on Trisquel 8.0 and I can't get Tor Browser 9.0.1 running. I've installed it a couple time and it still crashes on startup. Not sure how to get a crash report so any help would be appreciated.
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vpn over TOR over VPN in Ubuntu

after boot I make this setup: 1) Connect to VPN server (visible ip is now VPN server ip) 2) Set system proxy to localhost:9050 and run firefox (visible ip is now TOR exit node ip) 3) install vpn ...
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Who are responsible for manage Tor directory servers?

Many documents says that a user that use tor network should connect to tor directory server to make circuit. Who is responsible for manage Tor directory servers? if there are some people who is ...
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Bitcoin types of onion address

I'm running a bitcoin core full node with Tor and I've configured a hidden service for that. The point is: bitcoin core log shows me an onion address which is very smaller than the one I found in /...
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Firefox doesn't resolve onion addresses

I'm looking for this option in about:config for firefox, to access to onion domains. I've configured anonymous user on my Ubuntu: iptables -t nat -A OUTPUT ! -o lo -p tcp -m owner --uid-owner ...
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How to review previous onion comment or tip

I submitted an anonymous tip and want to review it and see if there has been any answer. How do I do that?
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Directory Nodes Over Cloud Databases

Why does Tor use multiple directory nodes instead of something like multiple cloud databases? Because then DDoS attacks couldn't take place on the directory nodes, as there aren't any, and cloud ...
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TorBrowser installer can't be opened

I am running an iMac OS 10.15 (Catalina) and tried to install TorBrowser. I successfully downloaded the .dmg, but when I tried to load it I received an error message "updater can't be opened because ...
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How can b-ok.cc website track my number of books downloaded even after using TOR browser?

There is this website https://b-ok.cc/s/ I was using to download some book I needed. This website has a daily limit of 5 book downlods per day and it does this by tracking the IP I was using. So I ...
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YouTube now forcing Tor users to solve captcha?

It seems that YouTube has changed its visitor policies while its mandatory for Tor users to solve a captcha on each visit now. Anybody experienced the same behavior?
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How did the FBI find the IP address of the Freedom Hosting servers?

The FBI took over the Freedom Hosting servers, which were located in France, and arrested the guy (Eric Eoin Marques) running Freedom Hosting. They then proceed to serve malware to anyone who ...
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How to find onion address?

Hello I'm newbie to onion protocol. Tor(Onion) protocol is basically consist of three nodes for my anonymity connection. However, in this point, we have to clarify HOW TO FIND ENTRY GUARD before ...
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Excluding Entry Guard Node's Country from Exit Node?

With the way Tor works, you are tied to a fixed Entry Guard for quite a reasonable time. If you are unlucky, you might get connected to a bad Entry Guard Node owned by X. From now on, it is only a ...
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Debian Buster Tor crash upon attempt to re-install it anew

Well I have got this much upon attempt to run ./start-tor-browser -v http://paste.debian.net/1115484/ and have no clue how to update Tor from its crushed state? On top of the run I got a graphic ...
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It is possible to find a Tor page based on the 512-bit hash?

On the internet there is unsolved mystery of 3301/Cicada where decrypted text says: "AN END. WITHIN THE DEEP WEB TH ERE EXISTS A PAGE THAT HA SHES TO: 36367763ab73783c7af284446c ...
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How to import bookmarks into Tor browser from other browsers?

How do I import bookmarks into Tor Browser from other browsers? The Tor Browser version I am using is 9.0.1.
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How to specify ExitNodes in Linux?

You can edit torrc file in Windows version and add something like ExitNodes {US}. And this will make your Tor Browser connect to .us proxies only. If you add this at the end of torrc file in /etc/tor/...
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Error: “ Command line option --allow-releaseinfo-change is not understood in combination with the other options ”

Error: " Command line option --allow-releaseinfo-change is not understood in combination with the other options " This Error Message does not disappear, whatever the User does. I did nothing to my ...
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Why isn't `control_auth_cookie` being created?

On Ubuntu, how come Tor (0.2.4.20-1) doesn't create control_auth_cookie anywhere on the system after enabling CookieAuthentication in /etc/tor/torrc? # /etc/init.d/tor start * Starting tor daemon... ...
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Tor Client Response To MITM Packet Encryption Key Exchange Attack

So as I understand it, when the client and relay node 2 exchange a key for packet encryption, the client sends his ephemeral key (g^x) to relay node 1 who forwards it to relay node 2. Relay node 2 ...
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Tor failed to establish a tor Tor network connection

12/29/18, 17:21:54.324 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network connections. Shutting down all existing connections. 12/29/18, 17:21:54.325 [NOTICE] ...
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New to tor, is not working :(

I downloaded tor which ran but was "unable to connect" when I tried to access any sites. I uninstalled it and reinstalled but now it is just displaying: "Unable to connect to listener port" 8/30/19,...
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TorBrowser as default browser no longer works

I am trying to use TorBrowser as my primary browser. To have it open links in emails I have followed Setting Tor Browser as default browser in Windows That worked for a while. But now it does not ...
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what is the recommended OS for accessing dark web through tor to maintain anonymity also using virtual machine?

I like to access dark web and i know it is not safe to access through windows. What is the recommended OS to access dark web other than windows. will it affect my anonymity if I use that OS through ...
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What encryption is actually used by tor circuits?

I'm trying to determine what encryption (asymmetric and symmetric) Tor actually uses these days for client circuits. I've read the changelogs and only seem to see nebulous statements about having a ...
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How to block access to a specific website for the Tor user?

Im using ubuntu, with Tor browser. I blacklisted certain unwanted websites on my router and on this computer in iptables, but I can still access them via Tor (i cant acess on regular browsers). How to ...
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Is (provider rotating) DNSCrypt inside Whonix superior privacy-wise to defaulting to Tor exit nodes' DNS?

I use Whonix. I am interested in making clearnet traffic as private from third parties other than the sites I visit, as possible. This not only includes the NSA, but also third-party DNS providers ...
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nyx - Unable to connect to tor. Maybe it's running without a ControlPort?

I'm running Ubuntu 18.04 server, headless and installed tor using the debian instructions on the tor project. However, nyx will not run to show me tor connection information, when I enter nyx I ...
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Knowing all differences between Tor browser and normal Firefox to foil Tor detection techniques

Tor beside anonymizing our location also make us unique as very few users actually use it on each webservice. question is in what ways destination sites can detect Tor browser? for instance canvas ...
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Can't host my own hidden service

I use lighttpd, i can access localhost with Firefox, use port 9000, I modified my torrc with this port; HiddenServiceDir /var/lib/tor/hidden_service/ HiddenServicePort 80 127.0.0.1:9000 Reload, ...
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I am missing a .dll file

i downloaded tor today and installed it. but I cannot run it due to an error. I am for some reason missing the api-ms-win-crt-convert-|1-1-0.dll file. what am I to do?
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Client key exchange with Relay Node 2 & 3

From Wikipedia, I understand that Using asymmetric key cryptography, the originator obtains a public key from the directory node to send an encrypted message to the first ("entry") node, ...
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Install older versions of tor browser in linux?

This is a simple question probably asked before, but can you make the linux torbrowser launcher, install an older version of torbrowser? The torbrowser launcher settings give no option to do this, so ...
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How can deanonymize me? vpn tor vpn

I want to use connection vpn1 - tor - vpn2, where vpn1 and vpn2 I will buy with openvpn connection more likely, entry node of tor will be on my raspberry pi (in my home) with disabled logs, I'm going ...
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Visiting onion links on tor with VPN disconnects me

I get the error sign on my internet and i cant connect to any network only whilst on tor, anyone know why?
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What are all the suffixes for websites exclusive to Tor, or at least should be opened only on Tor, and how do I find more?

I just started using the Tor Browser and Orbot on my smartphone and would like to find out what I can do with it. Is there a lot of different Legal and Illegal services?
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Tor error “DNS resolving failed”

Tor is last version. When paste any .onion address I see this: ERROR: Not Found While trying to retrieve the URL http://site.onion/ (normal onion address, that actually works fine): DNS resolving ...
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I't to know if i can hide my identity from world to do my social causes near me

I'm running Tor in Windows. Getting error "Unable to find Proxy for private or normal mode". I'd to know if I can hide my identity from world to do my social causes near me.
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people stealing my money from my bank account [closed]

Hay guys I was just wondering how am I supposed to do about someone stealing my money out of my bank account I've blocked the card and closed down the account.. But still he get money from me!?

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