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onionmx broken due to torsocks ipv6 abandonment

Edit: No longer sure. I might update this when I get more info. I've been trying to get onionmx working with postfix and smtp delivery over torsocks. It sometimes works, and sometimes randomly fails ...
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P2P in Python: anonymous A send to public B

In Python, I want to use onion routing (e.g. Tor or Torpy) to send messages from A to B, where A is anonymous and B is in the public. I have watched all possible youtube videos on "python socket&...
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starting Tor browser (Windows 7 - 64 bit) - error message

When launching the Tor browser.exe, the following error message pops up: Tor Browser does not have permission to access the profile. Please adjust your file system permissions and try again. Any ...
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How to remove an onion service from the DHT?

Btw, I am a newbie so I am sorry if this is a dumbest question, but here I come! So, I am trying to learn about tor's onion services from their website on this page and how it's actually done on this ...
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How to make videos load quicker

Whenever I watch non-YouTube type videos on Tor with my phone, it takes forever to load. The bar fills much slower than it plays, so unless I have it paused at 0:00 for tens of minutes at a time, I ...
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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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Single Onion Service: how many hops exactly it has?

Usual website can be get through four hops: guard, relay, exit and the site. For a regular Hidden Service (HS) used 6 hops: client has 3 hops to RP and then 2 (or three?) to HS. For Single Onion ...
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Problem with adding gpg while installing Tor browser: Permission denied

I've been following instructions from the torproject.org to install Tor on Ubuntu Focal Fossa. While running the following code: wget -qO- https://deb.torproject.org/torproject.org/...
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Tor Browser does not use exit nodes from specified country on certain websites

I just realized that on certain websites the tor-browser ignores my exit node policy. I specify a certain country as exit node but on certain websites the circuit changes on its own and I receive exit ...
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Cannot force Tor Browser to use exit nodes from specified country

I might experience a bug here. I cannot select a specific country as exit node. I am using debian 10 with a standalone torbrowser version 11.0.11 (I will update soon, but I don't think it is a version ...
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Can't use unix socket in torrc with nginx (Onion Service)

Im using Ubuntu 22.04 and everytime I try to use a unix socket in torrc config file the onion service doesn't work torrc config file: Log notice file /var/log/tor/log RunAsDaemon 1 SocksPort 0 ...
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login to youtube via tor browser

Can my account and password be hacked after logging in to youtube? And will Tor no longer be anonymous forever or when closing and reopening tor returns to operating securely and anonymously without ...
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realvnc viewer login username grayed out

When I login using vncviewer to vnc server it doesn't give me a user name in the login prompt, just a password. If I enter the password it won't log me in. I thought it might have a default username ...
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privoxy and tor in windows 503 forwarding failure

I am currently trying to use privoxy with tor. I have done the following. Installed Tor Browser. From command line run: tor -f .\torrc-defaults Netstat -a: shows 127.0.0.1 port 9150 and 9151. ...
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Where is the tor log file

On my linux i can run sudo journalctl -u tor@default to see tor log. where is the log file stored on the system. Maybe a unix.stakexchange kind of question but i opt to ask it here
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Torbrowser shows an error message when used with a system-installed Tor process

I am using Tor installed on the system and or-ctl-filter so that TorBrowser can communicate with the Tor. Everything worked fine with TorBrowser version 11.0.4, but now that I updated TorBrowser to ...
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Tor stream isolation using torcc

I use torsocks for 3 applications: IRC, SSH and Thunderbird (My Tor browser uses port 9150 fom the torbrowser bundle daemon). I want to use a different tor circuit each application. On the internet I ...
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Where can I get the support of Onion browser?

I’m using an iOS device with Onion browser, but when I try to link to some dark web, it told me an error and requested for authorization. It told me by a window: The connection has broken. (code: -...
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Where to find Tor browser logs on OSX?

I'm having a problem with Tor Browser on OSX and need to check the logs. Where can I find these?
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Tor browser instantly closes on OSX?

I've just installed v11.0.14 of the Tor browser on OSX 11.6 using Homebrew. The install completed without errors and the browser is in my Applications folder. However, when I try to open the browser, ...
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JavaScript exception when using "Safest" security profile in Tor

I'm using the "Safest" security profile in Tor (accessible via about:preferences). Here's one point in the description for that profile: JavaScript is disabled by default on all sites. (...
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Can Tor connection be intercepted/tampered by exit nodes?

Can exit node tamper traffic before sending it to endpoint? I know it can see it, but the question is, can connection be spoofed, if non-encrypted protocol is used, for example usual HTTP or even TCP ...
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TOR EXIT NODE PORT

I want to be a tor exit node, I have mentioned "ExitRelay1" but nyx shows ExitPolicy as reject. I don't understand the torrc code at all. Pls help me out. My internal port 443 is forwarded to port ...
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Edgeconn blocked with XOFF

I am running Tor 0.4.7.7 on Ubuntu 22.04. I keep seeing notice messages in the log stating "Request to start reading on an edgeconn blocked with XOFF". I have searched but haven't found an ...
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OpenVPN and TAP-Windows

I was looking at my installed programs and noticed 2 programs without a publisher designation and installed on 08/21/2016. These programs are OpenVPN and TAP-Windows. Before I delete them, I wanted to ...
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DDoS attack on hidden service HSDirs

Should I beware of an attack on the 8 HSDir of my onion service? It looks like this is a very bottleneck compared to 160 (8 HSDir * 20 Intro points) tor instances
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Connecting to Tor network through any Application/Script without installing Tor browser bundle?

I am planning to develop an application that must use Tor network connection. I am connecting with Tor browser bundle and then using the socket(9050/9150/whatever). Now I want to connect to Tor ...
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How to exclude a specific ExitNode?

How can I force Tor to exclude US as I am trying to access a website that is not available in the US. I am using Tor on MacBook. I tried many methods but nothing works. I can't find ~/Library/...
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Stun.protocol preventing me from connecting to TOR

Every time I try to connect to Tor, on my phone, through the browser or Orbot on either my mobile data or when connected to Wi-Fi I always get see these showing up on either my firewall (RethinkDNS+...
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Is it safe to install GreaseMonkey on TBB?

I would like to install GreaseMonkey on TBB(Tor browser). I understand that any script might add fingerprinting issue. What if I only install GreaseMonkey? As a side note: I only want to run my own ...
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Silent tor process crashes

Tor always exhibited an array of what I'll call "silent crash" behavior, in which TorBrowser becomes unable to access specific or often any webpages. Afaik, these happen on all platforms, ...
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Make mirror of .onion in clearnet

I have a domain and website in .onion now I want to make site's mirror in clearnet. How should I do that?
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Is it possible to have more than one guard node?

Is it possible to have more than one guard node? The Tor Project Website says that the guard node is always the same and when viewing the circuit for the current site, there's a note that says "...
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Tor Browser Within Whonix Network

I have a VM which is connected to Whonix Gateway. Tor browser inside The VM is trying to connect to tor network ( again :\ ) it fails and i am not able to use it. how should i Troubleshoot this ? ( i ...
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How do I use one and only node?

I'm looking forward to using Tor like a VPN. I learned about EntryNodes, ExitNodes, and MiddleNodes and how to set the country code for each and setting StrictNode 1 or something. When I set all these ...
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Hosting Site as Hidden Service

Is it advisable to host a very lightweight (less than 300 KiB per page, including all images, stylesheets etc.) general purpose site as a hidden service? I do not expect there to be many users (...
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How to set Tor proxy for Windows 10 instead of VPN?

When I open windows 10 settings and then "Network & Internet" I see: Settings -> Network & Internet 1. Data usage ...
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Is there a way to defend oneself against a timing attack?

Is there a way for an end user to protect oneself against the timing attack when using Tor? For those, who are not familiar with it, a timing attack involves an adversary populating the Tor cloud ...
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Programmatically changing Tor circuit

Is it possible to change Tor circuit using Javascript or configuring it to change Tor circuit in a certain interval?
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Torsocks doesn’t torify on macOS

I can’t get Torsocks to work properly on macOS 12.3 Monterey, while it works perfectly on Raspbian 11 Bullseye. The program seems to work, but it doesn’t torify the traffic. The version is Torsocks 2....
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How to use torsocks with python urllib3 and along a domain name where ipv6 is availaible ? Or rather disable ɪᴘᴠ6 in that case?

Simply trying to access en.wikipedia.org with a python script where a huge stack of dependencies prevents configuring a proxy (would take a year in order to rewrite dependencies for getting proxy ...
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How to connect to onion service via PuTTY

I have set up an onion service on a machine (running Ubuntu Server 22.04) that provides both web and SSH access, such that this is the torrc: HiddenServiceDir /var/lib/tor/myservice/ HiddenServicePort ...
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How does Whonix torify non-torified requests?

I'm confused as to how the Whonix Gateway works exactly under the hood versus Tails. With Tails we know that non-tor connections are blocked by iptables, and that you need to torify your application ...
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https://name.onion vs. https://name.org differences

What's the difference when I visit the same site in Tor Browser? I call the *.onion URI or the *.org URI? Is there any difference when both URI point to the same site?
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Does nginx need any additional configuration to run a hidden service safely?

I know that nginx is much safer than Apache for hidden services, but is there any additional configuration that needs/should/is recommended to be done to run a hidden service safely?
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ISP frequently clears internet connection and knocks out relay circuits

reading fritzbox log, it shows a nightly scheduled ip re-establishment. This is due to anticipated disconnect from ISP side in immediate future. The relay node is knocked off circuits and all need ...
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How to create a private exit node?

I would like to create an private exit node that only I have access, it will be set on my personal computer, then plan to create "exit node" to relatives who live USA and France so I can have a fully ...
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My Hidden services is reachable only from some peers

As titled, my hidden service is reachable to some peers, which are able to connect. From others, they get a Connection Refused. Is that something I can address in some way? I'm using Tor 0.4.2.7. ...
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Can I use other programs with Tor? What information is relayed through Tor?

Can I for example open up my notetaking app and start writing notes while Tor is running? Is this information somehow relayed through the browser in any way? (I know for example window position, ...
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Can Tor be relied on as a trustless service? And more

My question is going to be a bit amateurish (bear with me please) but I have read a fair bit of this: https://gitweb.torproject.org/torspec.git/tree/dir-spec.txt [1] And it didn't answer it. My ...

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