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Openvpn over TOR

I am trying to route my vpn traffic over TOR (Tor is using bridges) on ubuntu by simply adding the following in the tor configuration: UseBridges 1 Bridge bridge1 fingerprint1 Bridge bridge2 ...
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Is it possible to use Tor Browser with a persistent Tor daemon so the browser can start quickly?

Restarting Tor Browser – which automatically happens when closing the last tab – also causes it to restart its built-in Tor daemon. This can take a significant amount of time (certainly much higher ...
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How to determine which version of tor a node is running

https://metrics.torproject.org/rs.html can see which version of Tor a node is running. How do you remotely determine that? E.g. with ssh I can simply telnet server 22 and the server will tell me which ...
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Where to find current circuit in tor browser?

Have been using tor browser in past, upgraded to latest version (10.0.12) and i found that tor button aka. onion icon addon is removed from tor browser since 9.0 - you can find it in changelog here: ...
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Tor stuck at 0%

I've downloaded tor from official git repository for developers. I installed tor only with make, not make install, so it runs only as local app, not in the system. At the beginning, it worked ...
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Does installing the KeePassXC-Browser extension in Tor Browser change its fingerprint or otherwise reduce security?

KeePassXC’s browser integration documentation says: The KeePassXC-Browser extension is installed within your web browser so that you can automatically pull usernames and passwords from KeePassXC and ...
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TOR relay and DS-Lite, no public IPv4, tunnel workaround?

I wonder if anyone here has tried this before and maybe could give me some advice. My internet connection at home is dual stack lite so I don't have a public IPv4 address and therefore can't setup a ...
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TOR's incomprehensible behavior

I bought a clean Linux server (Debian 8) with 6 cores and 6 GB of RAM and installed TOR on it.: apt install tor After I make a few requests to a remote site via TOR, it can crash after a random time ...
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TOR is unstable on Linux (Debian). Address already in use

I installed TOR on the server with the command: apt-get install tor I corrected the configuration file and it looks like this (/etc/tor/torrc): ## Configuration file for a typical Tor user ## Last ...
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How to prevent DNS Spoofing attacks with Tor?

This question is an extension of How does Tor handle DNS poisoning. After having read Introducing DNS Resolver for Tor and DNS security issues, I am a bit concerned about the riscs of using Tor (...
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Getting tor nodes list

I'm modifying tor source code for research purposes and I want to modify concept of getting tor nodes list. Now, tor client is getting tor nodes from directory servers and I want to change it. My ...
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Can G-suite admins see browsing history when im using an onion browser

Couldnt find any answers online. Thanks in advance!
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my tor failed to establish a network connection

It can still connect before yesterday.My system is windows 3/3/21, 06:55:12.307 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network connections. Shutting down all existing ...
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Can Tor browser redirect extension trafic?

While extensions can deanonymize you in many ways, one of the worst ways they can expose you is if they connect to the internet but not over the Tor network and reveal your IP address. So would it ...
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What percentage/ratio of entry nodes reside in 14 Eyes or NATO affiliated countries?

I spent a good amount of time editing my Tor configuration files to switch in between entry nodes and found that eventually after excluding all nodes, I was lastly routed through Kyrgyzstan. I only ...
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Does installing themes onto the Tor browser affect your privacy?

I know that it isn't recommended to install addons onto the Tor browser because they can track you or expose your identity. I've made an entire post about how this happens here: Q & A: How do ...
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Is it expected to face slowness while while typing, in a SSH over Tor connection?

I can connect to my web hosting, with ease. Although, every single character I type into CLI seems to have a 0.5s delay, before actually getting input. Is it expected behavior, since I'm using Tor or ...
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T0rlib4j - Make Java app access web via Tor

I went through all https://github.com/PanagiotisDrakatos/T0rlib4j/tree/master/src/main/java/net/sf/T0rlib4j/samples code, I read readme and searched internet for serveral hours but can't figure out ...
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OpenVPN Client over Tor as proxy

I'm trying to connect to a remote OpenVPN server using OpenVPN Connect Client on a Windows PC. The Open Connect Client has a proxy option in the GUI, for this I configured to use TOR as a proxy. IP ...
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How to host an Apache Server on a Whonix box?

Is it possible to host an Apache Server (Wamp/Lamp)on a Whonix box? Just share the content using the Whonix box IP address?
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Does setting Tor Browser to “remember history” cause Tor Browser to violate any of the requirements in its design document?

Several answers to other questions recommend setting Tor Browser to “remember history” to, for example: Save passwords. Add permanent HTTPS certificates: answer 1, answer 2. The last answer has a ...
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Why are there unnecssary internal Tor browser pages?

Tor browser has some internal pages inherited from Mozilla Firefox. These include: about:privatebrowsing, about:webrtc, about:mozilla, etc. Since the Tor browser already uses private browsing, does ...
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Tor 10.0.12 | No Checkboxes displayed

I am facing this issue since 10.0.10 on Manjaro Linux. Now I am on a fresh install of 10.0.12. Since the update no checkboxes in forms are displayed any more. Even this is the case when I try to ...
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Tor Browser: "Connection not secure" no matter what site

I get an error "Connection not secure" if I connect to any website using Tor Browser. I get this error only when I use Tor Browser in Manjaro Linux, I have no problem if I use Tor Browser in ...
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How come Facebook has an onion domain with 15 custom letters?

https://facebookcorewwwi.onion I was told a computer would take millions of years to generate such custom domain. Obviously, that is not true, unless you have got a good piece of hardware. Although, ...
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many IP tor in blacklist?

too many tor ip's have been blacklisted. When I try to login gmail, google, youtube. I'm tired of having to verify captcha constantly. Is there a way to exclude the IPs that have been blacklisted. Or ...
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Tor hiden service ratelimits

While we are building a denial of service protection using and onionbalance for our HSv3 resources was discovered an interesting thing: during testing with simulated DDoS (launched 1000 tor client ...
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Tor can no longer access specific web site - Conneciton Timed out!

I am using the latest version (10.0.11) of the TOR browser and up until a few days ago, had no problems. Now I seem unable to access a specific website (that I can access via a standard browser.) The ...
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When I try to search for a site in duckduckgo it brings me to a blank white page [duplicate]

I just redownloaded TOR for the first time in a while so im relearning it. I tried to go to google just to try it out and see if it would work. Duckduckgo sent me to a blank white page with a search ...
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duckduckgo no longer working without javascript

Not sure if this is a problem for others or just that my own browser is not configured properly. But is anyone else unable to browse DuckDuckGo when they disable javascript/ turn security-level to ...
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How to use VPN with Tor network?

There are many VPNs and some of them can be used with Tor network depending on the setup. There are two ways to use a VPN with the Tor browser. You can either connect to the VPN first and then the Tor ...
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Change homepage/new tab page

I know there have been posted some questions asking essentially the same. However, none of the fulfills my requirements. I would simply like to modifiy TOR's homepage and new tab page to include a set ...
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How to use Tor for scripts?

Say I wrote a script that uses Internet connection. What's the right approach to redirect it to tor so I stay anonymous? Sorry for a silly question I'm new to Tor. Thank you.
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JavaScript Tor control Library

I am trying to make a plugin for Firefox and I need a Tor control library for JavaScript. Can anyone suggest something ? I used Tor Stem and that is pretty awesome. I need similar functionality with ...
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Can onion service owners prevent their site from being indexed by darknet search by using a meta tag?

There are many multiple darknet search engines including Ahmia.fi and Torch. These darknet search engines index new hidden services every day. Can darknet site owners use: <meta name="...
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Tor browser downloading MPEG-4 videos instead of playing them

a pop up window shows up asking what to do with the file instead of playing it in the browser. I just reinstalled tor and before the reinstallation it worked just fine
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Fast/Slow relays in Tor

How does Tor classify fast/slow relays (as in what is the bandwidth bar)? Is the Tor Path Selection protocol biased towards selecting fast relays for circuit construction? (The answer here How does a ...
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Why does the Tor browser come with DuckDuckGo (normal) as the default search engine and not DuckDuckGo onion?

After installing the Tor browser, the user's default search engine is https://duckduckgo.com. However, it make more sense for the user to search with DuckDuckGo's onion service. This way all the ...
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What other cryptocurrencies and financial innovations are gaining adoption on the darknet besides Bitcoin and Monero?

Besides bitcoin and monero, has the crypto and decentralized finance (DeFi) boom given rise to any sort of other illicit trade or past-time surrounding the thousands of altcoins in circulation on ...
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Are .onion sites decentralized?

Blockchain technology has given rise to something called "decentralized domains" like .crypto that cannot be censored, nor rented (in the case of namebase.io), unlike DNS domains like .com ...
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Would a url shortened link redirecting to a hidden service be considered part of the dark web?

https://tinyurl.com/ allows you to shorten URLs. Suppose I shorten the hidden service for DuckDuckGo (https://3g2upl4pq6kufc4m.onion/) to make it: https://tinyurl.com/2lxqxljq. This link redirects to ...
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Does Torch, a darknet search engine, really index 1 billion hidden services?

Torch is a darknet search engine (URL: http://cnkj6nippubgycuj.onion/). It indexes new hidden services every day. You can search anything on it (it's uncensored). It's the oldest and longest running ...
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Why does having a second non-Tor browser open compromise your anonymity on Tor?

Using Tor by itself gives anonymity, but I heard that you must avoid opening a clearnet web browser at the same time as Tor otherwise it can leak your identity. Why and how does the second browser ...
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What's the difference between darknet, clearnet and hidden services?

Hidden services and darknet seem to be conjoined concepts, although distinct as the former seems to be a feature of the latter, not vice versa. But the description of the "clearnet" tag ...
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Why doesn't Tor browser block HTTP by default?

Unencrypted HTTP protocol does not protect data from being modified or intercepted. Without a secure connection, the user could be tracked and monitored, deanonymizing them. However, the Tor browser ...
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How do onion services host anonymous chatrooms and what level of anonymity is present when using one?

There are many onion services such as Talk to John Doe and OnionChat which have anonymous chatrooms. How do they connect random users and let them chat with each other. How anonymous are users when ...
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Signal NEWNYM vs 'New Tor Circuit for this site '

I'm currently using the NEWNYM signal to programmatically replicate the functionality of changing Tor circuits. However, it seems that this doesn't always function as intended and for certain sites ...
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Trying to implement Tor protocols, why encryption is needed in some places?

I'm trying to implement Tor protocol as a small project at school. I read the paper: https://svn-archive.torproject.org/svn/projects/design-paper/tor-design.pdf and related-docs. But there's a couple ...
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Are .onion sites also written in HTML?

Websites are primarily saved in .htm(l) format, being based on HTML (hypertext mark-up language), CSS, sometimes Javascript. Are .onion sites on the darknet no different, or are there unique coding ...
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Advertised bandwidth rising but consensus weight falling?

I am a new non-exit relay operator, currently running TOR v4.5.4 rc on a RaspberryPi 3B+, on a FTTH connection. My relay is https://metrics.torproject.org/rs.html#details/...

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