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Tor consensus store location

Where Tor client stores the consensus? It appears ./tor-browser_en-US/Browser/TorBrowser/Data/Tor/state only contains guard nodes data not other nodes
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Tor doesn't work until I run "Tor" in the terminal

Tor@default.service fails to run and journalctl -eu tor@default outputs this - https://campfirebg.eu5.org/upload/log.txt Any help?
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apt-key is deprecated. clarify instructions?

following instructions at https://support.torproject.org/apt/tor-deb-repo/ step 3: Then add the gpg key used to sign the packages by running the following commands at your command prompt # wget -qO- ...
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Tor doesn't read the torrc file

When I tried to create a .onion service by modifying the torrc file, nothing happened. I mean nothing. The official website says that if tor is not starting then there is a problem. Well tor is ...
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Error Connecting to Tor

Just recently installed Tails onto a USB, the first time I booted it up it seemed to connect fine. But then I restarted it and it's not working. I tried also on another laptop but still not working. ...
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De-anonymization by mouse movement when using Tor Browser and a normal browser

When using Tor Browser I occasionally switch tabs to my normal Firefox. Let's assume I'm using the same website on both browsers. Initially the website sees me as 2 different users. The 1st user's ...
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Tor browser - critical error "Profile Missing - Your Tor browser profile cannot be loaded. It may be missing or inaccessible"

I used Tor a few year ago, but remember after some update my tor stoped working, i remember that i couldnt fix it then. So i uninstalled it all and delete the app. Now after a few year i would like to ...
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ORPort NoAdvertise & NoListen Not Working

I'm having issues when implementing the NoAdvertise & NoListen options of the ORPort directive and am hoping someone here might be able to point me in the right direction. I can get Tor to ...
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Can hidden services be de-anonymized with little or considerable control of relay nodes and /or by network monitoring?

There are multiple papers detailing the de-anonymization approaches. But what i have observed is that (1) 100% de-anonymization may not be possible (2) Even if its possible, one need to control lot ...
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Connection not secure warning when connecting to .onion domain with Tor Browser

I have self-hosted Discourse based forum, available over .onion domain only (Hidden Service Version 3). Everything works as expected, however when I connect to the forum with an up to date version of ...
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HSv3 openvpn server setup

Until now i have run an opevpn server over Tor as a Hidden Service v2 on port 443 tcp. Am now trying the same with v3 Hidden Service and the connection is timing out. I note that the HSv3 creates a ...
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Do introduction points know their hidden services' onion addresses?

If that's the case, how come law enforcement is not forcing them to close their connections with illegal hidden services?
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Why almost all deep web shops use the same CMS, and which is it?

I am noticing something strange but I can't find any info by "Inspecting elements". I notice that most of deep web stores are using the same CMS/Framework/Script (whatever it is). I am ...
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Advertised Bandwidth 0 B/s: Why?

My 7 year old relay was down for a week. In torrc I have: RelayBandwidthRate 180 MBytes RelayBandwidthBurst 200 MBytes But even so I get: Advertised Bandwidth 0 B/s in https://metrics.torproject.org/...
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Changing twitter profile picture in tor results in broken / static like image

I am trying to upload new profile picture to twitter using tor (image has all exif data deleted), however once I upload image that twitter displays is broken, it basically just shows colourful ...
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local broadcast is displayed on "onion circuits"?

When I'm using whonix, I frequently see ip address 255.255.255.255:443 on "onion circuits". Why is local braodcast is displayed as tor destination ? And this address remains even after I ...
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Who can determine the guard-node of a hidden-service?

If someone hosts a hidden-service, then the hidden-service obviously knows its guard-node. I would guess the guard-node knows that it is the guard-node of the tor-application which is used by the ...
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Is it possible to use built-in bridges or automatically request them for the tor daemon in Linux? (Not Tor Browser)

I want to use obfs4 proxy to connect tor through it. It is not a Tor Browser. I know that Tor Browser provides options to use built-in bridges or request them online, but to use it in tor daemon I ...
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Is this possible to provide command line arguments for TOR Expert Bundle?

I've downloaded TOR expert bundle from an archive from this directory (exact download link I used). When I run the tor.exe, this is what I get in cmd: Jul 21 09:11:11.941 [notice] Tor 0.4.5.9 (git-...
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Running tor without sudo on Ubuntu?

Context When I try to install tor without sudo, using apt install tor Ubuntu 20.04 returns: E: Could not open lock file /var/lib/dpkg/lock-frontend - open (13: Permission denied) E: Unable to acquire ...
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Can I provide Tor non-exit node while using same Tor as SOCKS proxy?

I'm using Tor for localhost SOCKS proxy and I want to provide Tor non-exit node using same torrc file. ORPort 443 Exitpolicy reject *:* Nickname ieditedtheconfig ContactInfo human@... AccountingStart ...
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Connecting to Tor Directory Authority via Proxy Server (Protocol Question)

I've been trying to connect to the Tor Network from home, but my country's ISP has blocked all of the Tor Directory Authorities' IPs. No luck reaching them so far. I know, there are bridges, but seems ...
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Prosody XMPP server with onion domain

I set up the XMPP Prosody server in conjunction with the onion domain, it works fine with v2 domains, but when I trying to configure it with onion v3, it does not connect. Everything is clear in ...
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API to get Tor SSL certificates

Some onion websites, like facebook, have TLS implemented on top of Tor. Is it possible to fetch the certificates and TLS versions of these connections using something like torpy?
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How to build and install Tor from the source code from Git repository?

I want to build Tor from source code. Also, I was wondering if this source builds just the Tor service, or it includes the Tor Browser itself? If not, how can the Tor service that I built and ...
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Resolution to prevent fingerprinting 1 pixel off?

Tor Browser is using letterboxing to prevent fingerprinting by screen size. Now, I have done a test on Cover Your Tracks website from EFF and the results show a unique fingerprint and the reason for ...
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What is the authorization cookie of a .onion address?

I was reading the svn-archive (Section 5.2) to understand how a .onion address is generated. From my understanding, the "x.y.onion" address, comprises 'x' as 'the authorization cookie', and '...
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Node.js in a hidden service?

Is it safe to use Node.js as the backend language of a hidden service? Or is it a poor choice when compared to languages such as PHP and/or Python?
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Can't set master password in the tor browser

I'm using the tor browser version 10.5.2 in whonix 15, everything works, except that I cannot save logins in the tor browser because every time I try to setup a master password, a popup window appears,...
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Using a bridge even if Tor isn't blocked

By using a good bridge, it is more difficult for your ISP to detect that you are using Tor which can slightly improve your anonymity. I know it can slow down your connection speed, but with the ...
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When the domain is called, port 8080 is attached?

I am trying to create a hidden service in TOR this due to learning reasons. It all seems to work fine when I want to use this normally with HTML. But as soon as I want to install a dynamic web ...
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Is this the most current way of setting up TOR on Android?

I am in the process of getting TOR browser installed & setup on an LG Android phone. Here is what I've done so far... I was first using Orbot & Inbrowser, but for various reasons I have ...
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How to convert a private key generated with mkp224o to the regular ed22419 format?

Sorry if this is a stupid question but I couldn't find any information about this on the internet. When I read the keys generated by mkp224o I get a bunch of weird characters starting with |== ...
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Is it possible to completely control your Tor circuit?

I'm pretty new to the community. A "Tor" circuit usually consists of an entry guard, a middle node and an exit. I know that it's possible to change the entry guard manually, but can you also ...
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Does cross-site AJAX queries use the same circuit established for the origin domain?

If, within the Tor Browser, I'm visiting a.com, and the loaded website does an AJAX query to b.com, will the AJAX query use the circuit established for a.com, or will the browser establish a new ...
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Why did Tor quit opening? I deleted, reinstalled, still won't open

I'm on a Mac OS. I installed Tor about a year ago. Today it went down. When I asked for a bridge, I copied it, but missed part. I tried all suggestions, finally deleted and reinstalled. Install was a ...
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How can allow Tor <iptables>

original thread on Superuser Thank you!
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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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I cant get ExitNodes { } working

I've come across a bunch of posts covering this, with answers ranging from "update tor" to "this feature got removed"... and none of them helped me. I run tor in alpine docker, ...
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Is it possible running several hidden services in same server but using different Tor processes?

I am aware that you can run different server instances on the same server but, as far as I know, they are sharing the same tor process. Let's see I have a server with 8 cpu cores and 16GB RAM and i ...
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Tor and i2p tradeoffs

Bitcoin Core supports running onion service and recently added i2p. I want to understand the trade-offs in using different combinations of networks, so asked a question in Bitcoin SE earlier: https://...
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Synchroized RSS over Tor

I am currently using a Feedly account without Tor to synchronize my RSS reading on multiple devices. Is there any solution to achieve this synchronization (possibly without Feedly account) over Tor?
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Tor client fails when making bulk requests in a short period of time

I have a list of more than 16,000 thousand up to date active onion domains and I'm trying to download each page with parallel requests through python with tor client as the proxy. All requests take ...
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What's the difference between 'secret_id_key' and 'ed25519_master_id_key'?

I'm running a TOR relay and I'm confused with the node identity keys. The secret_id_key is the identity key that was used in version 2, but now the ed25519_master_id_key is used for version 3? Thanks.
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How can I change the exit node used with torify

I run debian 10 and have a bash script with the command torify gpodder to launch gpodder and download podcasts. But some podcast hosts use cloudflare, which blocks some exit nodes but not others. In ...
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Tor over VPN with DNS leak

Lets say i'm using a vpn that have a DNS leak (and it shows my ISP ip for example), then I use the tor browser to browse the clear net (even HTTP sites, not only HTTPS) over that VPN. Does ISP know ...
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Transfer file from persistent storage to android

I've tried installing Termux on my smartphone and using netcat to transfer the file but it didn't work. Is there an easier way? Or maybe I can transfer the file to an USB stick?
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How to allow hidden services on a port whilst blocking the port on a local wifi?

While hosting a hidden service, e.g. a website on port 5678 from a device with a local ip address of 123.4.5.67 and a public ip4 address of the gateway of 78.9.0.12, I noticed that if one is ...
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Tor trying to connect to a deleted bridge

I noticed some old bridges and deleted them. Tor still tries to connect to them. Is there any place that tor reaches the bridge beside etc/tor/torrc?
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Is this setup safe and secure?

My setup is to first connect to a VPN. Then run whonix using virtualbox. Then inside the whonix workstation, I installed normal firefox with a VPN addon to surf for websites that blocks tor. Basically ...

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