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ExcludeExitNodes for the Netherlands not working

Logged in as admin then used: sudo nano /etc/tor/torrc ExcludeExitNodes {us},{au},{ca},{nz},{gb},{fr},{nl} CTRL-X sudo systemctl restart tor {us},{au},{ca},{nz},{gb},{fr} does work {nl} does NOT work? ...
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tor-v3-vanity, nano-vanity, how does one implement the custom v3 address into the tor hidden directory?

I decided to go with a GPU version, I had problems with tor-v3-vanity, but nano-vanity created my custom tor v3 address with a seed. However, I don't know how the heck to implement this into torrc, ...
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Bug: Tor Browser 11.0.9 tries to connect to firefox.settings.services.mozilla.com on startup

On a fresh, new installation of Tor Browser v11.0.9, I noticed that even though Show alerts about passwords for breached websites in Tor Browser Preferences > Privacy & Security is disabled by ...
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Tor Node live iso

There is an unused PC and I am asking myself: Is there a live usb iso for Tor exit/relay node ? How can one boot quickly an exit/relay node ?
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Getting privacy passes with Tor Browser

I'm experiencing the widely known problem of "endless captchas on Cloudflare" that a lot of people experience in their daily Tor life. The very problem is that while I have installed the ...
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ZSH set socks5 proxy by tor

I can set Chrome proxy by Tor. Can use Tor socks5 to set shell proxy? I tried but failed. I think no way to do it.
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Tor exit relay stops working when enabling IPv6, works again if disabled

I've been working to setup a Tor exit relay using a Contabo VPS. If IPv6 is enabled the relay will work for a while and then go offline. If I disable IPv6, the node will come back online. I've ran the ...
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How to create an anonymous Google account using TorBrowser

I want to create an anonymous Google account using Tor and a free SMS receiving service. However, when I use Tor, I can't get phone number verification. What should I do?
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Accessing Yahoo Mail and GMail using TOR

Can someone give me the TOR web address for logging into Yahoo Mail and Gmail? Also, how much does opening either of these using TOR and a VPN anonymize your personal info, IP, etc? Thanks Beforehand.....
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Prevention of SYN flooding

I am curious how Tor can prevent SYN flooding attacks? From my understanding for a TCP handshake first a SYN has to be sent to the receiver. So why is it not possible to spam various SYN requests over ...
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TOR Bridge on RaspberryPi with IPv4 and IPv6

I created a Tor Bridge in my RPi and forwarded the Ports to it as required. The connections are working fine but only with IPv4. In the nyx log I can see that it tries to discover the IPv6 but comes ...
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How can I limit use of my entry node to certain countries?

I have set up a tor relay to aid people in countries without free press. How can I limit the use to such countries (e.g. by country code) and prevent the use of my bandwith for users from all other ...
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Error accessing onion service websites

When I access sites on the onion network, I get the following error: [warn] Onion address [scrubbed] requested from a port with .onion disabled how do I solve this problem?
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Problem accessing onion network sites

Well I'm using transparent tor proxy for some devices, my methodology is simple. I have a tor hotspot where I connect the devices and this hotspot is a linux that forwards everything to the tor ...
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What are the security benefits of using Onion over VPN vs. VPN over Onion vs. just Onion. Also, OpenVPN vs Commerical App?

What are the security benefits of using Onion over VPN vs VPN over Onion vs just Onion? Also, what is more secure OpenVPN or using a commerical VPN app? What would you suggest to be the most secure ...
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Cannot open Tor without it closing immediately

I've been trying for hours to use Tor, but it always closes briefly after opening. I've checked through task manager and it seems to actually launch for a moment. I've already set it to run as ...
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Can't acces onion sites with some links

So, im kind of new on this, I'm using Tor with Tails. I cannot acces to onion sites using links such as: [facebookcorewwwi.onion] (Unable to connect Firefox can’t establish a connection to the server ...
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Tor doesnt load up

here is the tor logs it gives me 3/1/22, 23:16:06.691 [NOTICE] New control connection opened from 127.0.0.1. 3/1/22, 23:16:06.691 [NOTICE] New control connection opened from 127.0.0.1. 3/1/22, 23:16:...
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Can't connect to the network

Windows 10 LTSC, Browser 11.5a4 (other versions have the same problem), time is synchronized, no antivirus, the firewall is disabled temporarily. Log: 2/26/22, 19:55:40.740 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is ...
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Can we self-host a network like tor with tor source code?

Can we use tor source code for running a network like tor ?
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Can't connect to Tor network (No SSL object)

I've been trying to connect to Tor via Tor Browser 91.6.0esr (11.0.6). I'm using bridges I managed to find by a relay scan script, but every time I try to connect to Tor, I get an error Connection ...
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I have compiled TOR from source (github) for the Raspberry Pi, how do I now do a minimal install onto another device - what files are essential?

I want to run onionshare-cli in a docker container on a Raspberry Pi it requires Tor to be installed - the debian package (apt get tor) is out of date, and the Torproject doesn't provide for the Pi. ...
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How to start tor as non root user

I've installed tor package from archlinux repo. I can run tor as root with sudo systemctl start tor but I want to use tor without root. How can I do that ? I don't want to use official tor-browser
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general SOCKS server failure

The contents of my /etc/tor/torrc are as follows Log notice file /var/log/tor/notices.log RunAsDaemon 1 ORPort 9001 BridgeRelay 1 ServerTransportPlugin obfs4 exec /usr/bin/obfs4proxy ExtORPort auto ...
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How can I convert tor source to a .a library? I'm new in C and C++

How can I build tor source to a .a library? I'm new in C and C++, I want to use tor with java jni
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Tor and uBlock Origin

Why isn't there an adblocker included in Tor browser by default? I don't know a single person below the age of 70 that doesn't use an adblocker. After reading around for a while all I have been able ...
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How can I arrange proxies with tor in a specific order in proxychain?

I am aware that I can have the proxy list in order with "Dynamic chaining". However I am not sure with the flow of the connections in relation with tor (like will proxy go first before tor ...
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Tor -> Tor help with orbot

I use briar as a messenger and also use orbot system wide with vpn mode switched on. I was wondering if this created tor over tor scenario?
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Is tor.stackexchange.com supposed to read-accessible from Tor network?

I keep getting Access Denied This IP address (...) has been blocked from access to our services. Reason: Blocked. Time: Tue, 08 Feb 2022 16:15:56 GMT for rather long time already, even switching ...
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Is it possible to run an obfs4proxy server and a webserver on the same port simultaneously, á la sslh?

Sslh is a protocol multiplexer that is commonly used to let one log in to a server via SSH on port 443, whilst that server still serves valid HTTPS content on port 443. From its manual, it is ...
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Tor Hidden Service v3 'INTRO-AUTH' Client Authentication

In the Tor hidden service v3 protocol spec https://github.com/FiloSottile/torspec/blob/master/rend-spec-v3.txt there are 2 types of client authentication described, HS-DESC-ENC which uses an x25519 ...
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Tor wont connect all of a sudden

Ive used tor regularily for along time, yesterday I installed Avast and Tor stopped working, I've remove avast and fixed all the settings I can think of but the log still says this: 1/28/22, 05:02:55....
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running 2 clients at same time and getting stucked at 95% circuit_create: Establishing a Tor circuit after couple of minutes

im running the expert tor.exe client (tor1 and tor2 at the same time) within a python script and selenium module. the 2 tor.exe clients are getting killed after every run to get a new ip. first runs ...
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Why doesn't `torsocks git clone https://github.com/ElementsProject/lightning.git` work?

torsocks git clone https://github.com/ElementsProject/lightning.git does not work and gives me: Cloning into 'lightning'... 1643140279 PERROR torsocks[51452]: socks5 libc connect: Connection refused (...
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Unable to save edited torrc in Tails

Logged in as admin then used: sudo nano /etc/tor/torrc ExcludeNodes {us},{de},{fr} ExcludeExitNodes {us},{au},{ca},{nz},{gb},{fr} CTRL-X sudo systemctl restart tor This works for the current session ...
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Does running a tor bridge from the same public IP as a relay before make such bridge prone to censorship?

My ISP changes my public IP about once a year. I used to run a public middle relay for a couple of weeks, and then I changed my mind and decided to operate a bridge. Let us assume that my adversary ...
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Can't stream audio over Tor

I'm trying to stream audio over Tor and the browser doesn't seem to download any bytes from the request. The request doesn't fail or anything, it just stays at 0B downloaded. This is my setup: VLC (...
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Nyx doen't prompt for password

I have tor and nyx on the same server. In the torrc file, I enabled the ControlPort (at 9051) and I pasted the hashed password to access the port. When I launch nyx (from root or another user) I don't ...
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Sending data to hidden service without browser

So I have currently setup a hidden service to give me an onion address and the port it runs off is port 80 or 443. For some cybersecurity research I'm doing, I was initially going to setup an exit ...
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Obfuscation to Interfere With Traffic Analysis

In contemplating traffic analysis, it occurred to me that having something generating extra legitimate (but irrelevant) traffic might help. To that end, I wrote a short Python script that: Takes one ...
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Create a SocksPort with fix circuit/greater MaxCircuitDirtiness

For all my applications I am happy with the 10 min MaxCircuitDirtiness - it shall not change. But there is one application that needs the same IP for multiple requests (more than 10 min apart). I ...
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Does clicking on "new circuit for this site" too often risk deanonymization?

I have a (probably stupid) quirk/OCB: When I want my traffic to a website to be particularly hard to backtrace, I click dozens of times on the new circuit for this site button (sometimes for >15 ...
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Is my public IP, the one that I get from Tor, that of an exit relay of that of a bridge when I connect to tor through a bridge?

When I connect to Tor through a bridge, is the public IP that the services like websites see that of an exit relay or that of a bridge? Is my public IP always that of an exit relay, irrespective of ...
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Invalid Onionsite Address

Most of the onion links that I copy paste in DuckDuckGo on tor browser show 'invalid onionsite address'. Even the very common ones like the url for torch. I tried connecting with a bridge, it didn't ...
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irssi with Tor - Mapped hostname not working

I'm a newbie to Tor so maybe I'm doing something wrong. I installed Tor in a Raspberry Pi Zero W, connected to the local network, and modified the /etc/tor/torrc file so that it can be accessed only ...
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Can Android see my Tor traffic? Running Tor over Tails

I was spending a lot of time investigating cryptocurrencies using Tor over Tails, mostly Wiki. When I closed browser and opened Twitter on my Android there were crypto ads all over! Bluetooth on both ...
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How can I limit the numbers of connections a Tor Relay is able to make? (iptables)

My router doesn't seem to have enough RAM to hold all Tor connections. My internet's basically dead. Have to use mobile internet :( So I have to limit the connections that Tor makes or the server ...
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V3 Client Auth breaks systemctl default service

https://bitcoin.stackexchange.com/questions/111276/not-able-to-create-private-v3-onion-service/111603#111603 This is related to the above post. Running tor with -f /etc/tor/torrc works fine, but it ...
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Is it doable to send an email from a gmail account via a torified Python script?How might I utilize a bridge with torsocks when torifying such script?

I wrote an interactive Python script that sends an email from my gmail without using the browser: #!/usr/bin/env python3 from smtplib import SMTP, SMTP_SSL from email import encoders from email.mime....
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What is mirroring a Tor directory

In the torrc there is 'uncomment this to mirror directory information for others, please do if you have enough bandwith' I basically would have some bandwith free but my router is out of RAM. But this ...
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