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Why does Tor use more relays when connecting to .onion site than to normal one?

I've noticed that Tor connects to sites on clearnet with 3 relays (see first picture). In this particular example my packets go through relays in Germany, Canada and US. But when I connect to duck ...
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What is the purpose of the middle node?

So I'm just trying to understand the functioning of the Tor network from Robert Heaton fantastic article. My understanding is that the guaranty Tor tries to give is that no node knows which source IP ...
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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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What is the best practice for browsing without the Tor Browser?

The Tor Browser is only available for: Intel-based 32 and 64-bit machines and only for Mac, Windows, and Linux. However if you are using *BSD, or are using a non-Intel system such as ARM, you can use ...
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Tor doesn't stop after calling “service stop”

I suppose that tor must start on startup, right? However, I usually need to restart it as if it's slow or not working at start. So, I use sudo service tor stop, but it won't stop immediately or ...
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1 Gbps server behind NAT: Can I help the tor network?

Reading Why isn't there any such option - middle-relay behind NAT? it seems there are (were?) no way to run a tor middle-relay if you are behind NAT and cannot control the firewall. Has that ...
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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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Tor source code analysis [on hold]

recently, I want to analysis the Tor source code,but I don't known how and where to begin. If any volunteer knows how to do it, please share some experience with me. I'd like to know the details of ...
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Problem with browser or extensions?

Any extension that adds a toolbar button has a problem. For example, the link below is the drop-down box for HTTPS Everywhere. As you can see, the box is almost empty. Just to be clear, all other ...
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How to see how many people are transmitting traffic through my entry or relay node now (live)?

Can I see it any way, and if yes, where, how many people are transmitting traffic through my entry or relay node now (live)? Maybe there are some sites or software where I can see if my node is the ...
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Does the exit node see which second node transmitted the given traffic?

Does the exit node see which second node transmitted the given traffic, and do other nodes see the same thing? (Does node see the previous node that sent this traffic?) And do nodes see any nodes of ...
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hidden_services only works with invalid permissions

When I try to start tor with invalid permission, I get the following error: $ ./start-tor.sh [sudo] password for user: Oct 08 18:20:32.210 [notice] Tor 0.4.0.5 running on Linux with Libevent 2.0.21-...
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How often does Tor send a heartbeat in a circuit?

I just wonder how often will Tor send a packet when the circuit is idle (when you launch Tor and do not visit any website)? I think Tor will regularly send a cell to keep the circuit alive. I did ...
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is it ok to connect to regular websites (clearnet) with tor but still be anonymous

I am new to tor and tails os and I can't find anything about if it is safe to connect to regular websites, ex go to Reddit.com but still be anonymous (not logging in an account)
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ISP Bandwidth Limitations

If this has been answered, I can't find it. So, please have patience. My ISP limits the amount of data I may receive in a month. If I am using TOR, can the ISP measure how much data I am receiving? ...
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Orbot having trouble connecting

When I start Orbot up on my phone in VPN mode, it gets stuck just "starting". I've left it for up to 10 minutes but it ends up going nowhere. I've tried using bridges and changing my TOR identity, but ...
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Tor for Firefox stopped working - WHY?

I'm not a techie. Hope someone can tell me in dumbese where exactly, in what program, what UI, to look for what setting(s) to toggle whatever is making Tor grumpy. Had trouble getting Tor working with ...
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Financial Cost of Running an exit node

I heard today at a conference that running an exit node can be upwards of $1000/day USD in bandwidth costs. The same person says that it could cost over $100/day to run a middle node. I know this isn'...
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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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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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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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Entry node on virtualbox with linux on usb?

How to make and run up entry (or relay) node of tor on virtualbox with linux on usb ? Will it work same as node, installed and ran on usual computer (on host) with linux? Should I install and run up ...
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Page still get my IP although using Tor and Privoxy [on hold]

I configured Tor browser and privoxy using https://jarroba.com/anonymous-scraping-by-tor-network/. When I checked my IP with http://icanhazip.com/, my IP addresses are changed. But, when I tried to ...
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How to download kismet for Tails OS?

Is it safe to download Kismet for Tails OS? If so, how do you store that software considering everytime you close Tails it wipes everything clean for the next time you boot up?
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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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How to use network adapter with TAILS?

So I am trying to follow along with a presenter who uses a network adapter on his Kali Linux inside a VM to conduct network monitoring with Kismet, but I certainly do not want to install VirtualBox on ...
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T-Shirt reward requirements

I am currently running a Tor relay (guard) to help the Tor network. After a while I realised that I can actually get an T-Shirt for running an relay more than two months. (link) Two questions about ...
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How do I configure Raspbian to work like TAILS?

As there isn't a Tor Browser Bundle or TAILS version packaged for the Raspberry Pi, I would like to setup a standard Raspbian install to work as closely as possible to, if not exactly like TAILS. So ...
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Is it possible to make a program that will use different circuit for each request? Even if the requests are parallel?

I want to make a program that will use new circuit for each request (even if the requests are parallel) to avoid linkability. Is it possible?
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gpg: invalid auto-key-locate list

I'm attempting to install Tor, but I can't get the signing key to verify the download. $ gpg --auto-key-locate nodefault,wkd --locate-keys torbrowser@torproject.org gpg: invalid auto-key-locate list ...
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Are packets signed before encryption in Tor?

When the clients sends a packet through relay nodes, is each packet signed then encrypted? If so, how do the relay nodes know the client's static public key to check the signature, as knowing this ...
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problem while connecting manually vs automatically

I am on ubuntu 16.04. when I use tor browser, it connects without any problem. At the same time, when I try to use tor on the command line, it can't connect. Even I used the configuration file of the ...
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Tor relay server behind proxy

I'm a newbie in the Tor world. I was just thinking of running a relay server... The fact is that I know some sites like Netflix, Disney and others just block all the relays IPs that are posted on the ...
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Compiling Tor from source

So I compiled Tor from source using these instructions and everything went smoothly. However, when I look in /debian-packages/ there are three .deb files, which are: tor_0.4.1.6-1~d9.stretch+1_armhf....
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Distributed Hash Table DHT minimum relays needed

(BLUF) How many relays are needed to create a workable TOR Distributed Hash Table? My original question was "what would cause the TB to log a valid HS name to be "invalid" and "rejected". After ...
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No connections to bridge

I set up a bridge at home on my Raspberry Pi (Raspbian Buster) using these instructions, and I believe everything is configured correctly... But there is no activity in or out of my bridge. Here's ...
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Different tor bundle settings for different browsers

I want to compartmentalize my digital activity dividing business, social, general browsing I don't want to use VPN cuz even if I pay, there is still an option for my data to be used the way I don't ...
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How to delete Tor browser from Linux mint?

Running 64-bit Linux Mint 19.1, Cinnamon 4.0.10, on 2.4GHz Intel Q6600 quad core w/8GB of RAM. TOR browser was taking 10-15 minutes to load so I followed TOR's instructions and deleted the folder "...
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stop tor from changing its circuit

I'm in windows and my torcc file is like this: ExitNodes {ca},{us} StrictNodes 0 I want to set my exitnodes to canada and united states but when I open tor and go to a website, It changes the ...
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New Tor User - How can I open the browser offline?

Tor browser is very different and I like it! If you try to start the Tor/Firefox browser offline a window appears with a "Connect" and "Configure" button. With other browsers, I always change ...
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messages/devices [migrated]

I'd like to be able to monitor my kids devices and what they're searching. Without being the bad guy and ask him for their devices to install software they think I'm evil because I want to monitor ...
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Using a custom exit node for Tor?

I want to be able to change my geolocation on Tor, but I can't figure out how to do that. I'm a complete noob, so forgive me for my rudimentary understanding of how things work. Browsers can read the ...
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does anyone know how I can setup a server to host my own private shop on the hidden service

I would like to open open my own shop with .onion extention but I'm stuck where to begin. Is there anyone who can give pointers or know if there is an extising guide from buying the server through to ...
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Migrate onion adress

I am having a problem migrating an url (address) onion on a new server. On my new server I have a first url (torrc) (which I generated on this new server) : HiddenServiceDir /var/lib/tor/...
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How do i run a successful DoS attack? (Denial of Service). Also, is there a stack exchange only accessible on TOR? [on hold]

Let me begin. I am extremely well at computer science principles, and I know my way around the internet very well. Anyways, I know a DoS attack is possible, and most likely extremely simple, but I've ...
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Does changing all guard/middle nodes to bridge make tor better?

Does changing every normal relay to bridge relay make tor better,? because they provide more anonymity, except exit nodes to help them incase of Abuse reports, other issues... Etc Your Isp can block ...
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hi i can not use tor version 8.5.5 in first step

9/22/19, 19:08:29.606 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network connections. Shutting down all existing connections. 9/22/19, 19:08:29.606 [NOTICE] ...
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Why are there only a small number of tor bridge relays compared to normal relays?

If tor bridge relays aren't available to public and hide you from the government/isp... Etc then why there are smaller number of bridge relays than normal ones?
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torrc file in Mac OS High Sierra

I installed tor via brew: brew install tor I am able to start tor from the command line, and the directory that tor is looking for the config file /usr/local/etc/tor does not exists after the ...
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How to view list of circuit IP addresses and countries on Android?

In Tor browser for Windows, I can view the list of the current circuit's IP addresses and the countries in which they are located, by clicking on the little circled 'i' icon just to the left of the ...

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