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How to implement the modified source code of Tor?

I want to log how many circuits have been made through my Tor onion router (OR). So if I do some changes in the original source code, how can I make my Tor use that changed source code. I am now using ...
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What is best secure and anonymous Web Server for hosting Tor hidden services?

What is best secure and anonymous Web Server for hosting Tor hidden services? and how can i remove any information about my Web Server and my Server OS that can be leaked ? what is tor ...
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How to save images while using Orweb?

So I have a Xperia Live and I'm using Orbot-Orweb.And I want to save images (from Google,DA,etcetera) How can I do it?Normally all I have to do is long click on an image.Now what?
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Tor Relay acts as an Exit with reject *:* [closed]

You can find the solution in the end of this post. My Tor relay is working as an Exit, but it is configured with ExitPolicy reject *:*. Hanswurst is the name of my relay. Arm is giving me the ...
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Hidden server is not reachable on my Raspberry Pi

I'm having difficulty getting my hidden service working correctly. I have worked on many apache systems before but for some reason I can't get this one working. I have followed all the steps here and ...
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Problem running Tor under Ubuntu

I followed the instructions to install Tor in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. When I invoke Tor from the command line it proceeds to the point that I'm told that it has bootstrapped 100% and a circuit is ...
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What is best secure and anonymous OS for hosting Tor or I2P service?

What is best secure and anonymous OS for hosting Tor or I2P service ? ُEditing: i want server OS full support php and mysql I am confused in choosing ٍServer OS (Debian - Ubuntu - Centos - Redhat) ...
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Something Serious -TBB Leaking Location indirectly to Facebook

Yesterday I created a new Facebook profile with a fictitious name which does not make any sense, i.e. I chose a name like Regaldoes Mondwse and such names do not exist in my country. I was using TBB. ...
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Tor browser is not connecting in stead of using tor bridges [duplicate]

Sir I am connecting to tor network using tor bridges since direct connection with tor is blocked in our area.But what i got message after connection failed is provided below; 3/18/2014 18:23:34 PM....
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can anyone tell me about the bandwidth weights?

I have read about Computing Bandwidth weights in Tor directory protocol, version 3. But I could not understand about how bandwidth weights are calculated. And since they appear only once in consensus, ...
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How to know the number of circuits through my Tor relay(OR)? [duplicate]

Can anyone tell me how to know how many circuits are being build through my Tor relay(OR)? I am using vidalia.
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Why does my relay have the HSDir flag when I don't host any hidden services?

i think hidden services are the dark nets inside the TOR network. I am not hosting any web servers. Then how my OR is flagged as HSDir?
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Tor in WINE = Anonymous?

Could you tell me whether running a Tor.exe in the WINE emulator under Debian might compromise anonymity? Background: I need to run Tor Browser together with a password manager. The only option I ...
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Tor + Dashlane = Anonymous?

could you tell me whether it is a wise idea to use Tor in conjunction with the password manager Dashlane? While Dashlane can store data locally, it still requires - as far as I am correct here - a ...
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How can I download using accelerators?

Can anyone tell me how can I use internet download manager downloading movies on Tor browser please? I mean; when you use Tor Browser and need to download a movie file using Internet Download Manager ...
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Set TBB as the default browser in Windows XP?

I would like to set the Tor browser as my default browser but the setting in options/advanced is not working or will not hold. How do I fix this? I'm running Windows XP / Firefox 27.0.1
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Is it possible to link different uses of Tor by using normal changes to the browser (such as bookmarks)?

Is it possible to link different Tor identies (uses of Tor at different times) by using the Bookmarks, settings of various components of the browser, or cosmetic alterations to the toolbars? It has ...
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Is it possible to limit the number of incoming and outgoing connections on a Tor relay?

I'm running a relay on my Raspberry Pi due to its low power consumption and simplicity, and have it set up to run headless via SSH so I can monitor it with tor-arm. My issue is that the longer my ...
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Security advantages of Tor over I2P

What are security advantages of tor over I2P?
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How can I find out what my control port is?

I'm trying to use Tor in conjunction with FrostWire, and I' following these instructions: http://www.ehow.com/how_7510294_do-configure-tor-frostwire.html I can't seem to figure out how to get the ...
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Is Google de-anonymizing me?

I am a regular TBB user. I update TBB as and when updates are available, with at most a delay of a few days. The bundled addons are also updated regularly. I also have the standalone Vidalia package ...
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iptables rules redirect traffic to hidden service

I'm looking to setup iptables rules that redirects traffic (in this case, smtp traffic) to a hidden service on a different server. I've done this before with an OpenVPN connection, but now I want to ...
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Does hosting a relay on the same machine as your browser improve anonymization?

For the sake of argument, let us assume that all traffic is monitored and recorded at your ISP. Would hosting a Tor relay on the same machine that you are running Tor Browser Bundle protect you from ...
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Why do sites such as DuckDuckGo and freenode set up hidden services?

Presumably this doesn't help protect their identity, since they are also accessible over the regular Internet. Does it make things somehow easier for users? I think you have to set up a local Tor ...
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Cannot connect using Firefox?

Every time I try using Tor. An error message reads "Firefox cannot establish connection to server", I don't know how to fix it. Can anyone help? See screenshot.
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Is my anonymity compromised when I am in the clearnet with another browser while surfing with Tor? [duplicate]

Sometimes I am surfing anonymously via Tor and parallelly with a regular browser in the clearnet. Is it anyhow unsecure to do so? Should I use Tor exclusively when I want to remain anonymous? (There ...
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Tor over VPN — Will I be unmasked if VPN is died?

Say I first connect to a VPN, and then open TBB. I think this is count as Tor oven VPN. Now, if my VPN connection (or my internet connection totally) drops when I'm working with Tor, will this unmask ...
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New user wanting to learn how to use Tor

So as a new user that is interested in using Tor, is it really as simple and just downloading the package and then using firefox like normal?
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If all network traffic is being monitored, will Tor still be effective at anonymization?

During a panel at the 2014 SXSW conference, Julian Assange (founder of Wikileaks) stated "The ability to surveil everyone on the planet is almost there and, arguably, will be there in the next couple ...
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Silverlight not working [closed]

When I try to load a Silverlight application in the Tor Browser, I get an error saying Silverlight could not be found. I clicked yes when it asked me if the browser should load external content but ...
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Is there a way to have a Tor relay use more bandwidth as certain times of the day?

I have Tor set up on a Raspberry Pi dedicated to just Tor. I provide what bandwidth I can during the day so that it doesn't interfere with my online activities. I would like to provide most if not all ...
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difference between vidalia bridge bundle, vidalia relay bundle and vidalia exit bundle

I am using vidalia from past 3 years. I used to simply download latest version of vidalia bundle from the tor website, change configuration and use it for browsing via different browsers. Previously ...
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How to stop the Tor Browser from storing sensitive data in its .local directory?

The tor-browser is saving download history on-disk in tor-browser/.local/share/recently-used.xbel and files in tor-browser/.local/share/gvfs-metadata/ Is there a way to stop this behavior?
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What are Tor Node Selection Rules?

What are the rules by which Tor Proxies select entry, exit, and middle nodes from the list of Tor nodes? Where is this implemented in the source code?
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Cannot post on Japanese message board because I'm using Tor

I can read and write some Japanese and I wanted to post on a Japanese message board that interests me. But they only allow Japanese IPs. So I came up with the idea of using Tor Browser and setting my ...
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Tor Configuration - Socks5Proxy / Socks4Proxy

I'm looking at the Tor manual, in particular the Socks5Proxy option: Socks5Proxy host[:port] Tor will make all OR connections through the SOCKS 5 proxy at host:port (or host:1080 if port is ...
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Does the GnuTLS bug (CVE-2014-0092) affect the Tor Browser Bundle or Tails?

There is a new major security vulnerability in the GnuTLS library (CVE-2014-0092) that undermines SSL on (some?) Linux platforms. What versions of the Tor Browser Bundler or Tails (if any) are ...
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Has the Tor project considered using NTRU?

The Tor Project is switching to ECC, a set of algorithms promoted by the NSA. People like Bruce Schneier have mentioned concerns about both NSA's promotion of this algorithm, as well as the chosen ...
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Is there a way to get a CSV of full network status? smthng like all-descriptors.new?

I'm looking for options for torrc or another ways to force my tor daemon to fetch full network status. E.g. today, my /var/lib/tor/cached-descriptors.new contain only records about 1032 relays, ...
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Does Tor hide my mac address as well as my IP address?

Does Tor hide my mac address as well as my IP address? And what about if I have another browser such as IE or Firefox open at the same time as Tor, but not in Tor?
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Using Tor in Iran for the first time. User Guide.

I am about to go to Iran next week. I've got Tor's Browser Bundle installed, but will I need anything else configured to ensure anonymous and uncontrolled browsing? Thanks!
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IP address in specific city

Do I have the ability to choose an exit IP Address at city-level? I need my IP address to show as Phoenix, Arizona. How do I chose that location for an IP Address?
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Use TOR on Raspberry PI - Tails RDP

Currently I am trying to do the following on a remote-controlled desktop I installed Tor on a Raspberry Pi and made the setup as a Access point On Windows I can make a remote desktop and it will log ...
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A number of differences have been observed when using Tails versus TBB. Are these differences normal and part of the design of these packages?

A number of differences have been observed when using Tails versus TBB. Are these differences normal and part of the design and implementation of these packages or it maybe something else? Below, ...
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How to configure a Tor relay through my VPN service?

I would like to run a Tor relay through my VPN (Linux using OpenVPN). My anonymous VPN service connects through an OpenVPN tun0 interface. I run both "Tor ->- over ->- VPN" and "TBB ->- over ->- VPN" ...
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Tor security and code upgrade

I want to know how Tor code is actually updated. Who does it? In light of the NSA scandal and the NSA desire to bring down Tor, is there a possibility that the NSA infiltrates Tor code and adds code ...
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Is there a way to share an installation fo the tor browser bundle among multiple users?

On Linux, I've tried the following, which doesn't work, but illustrates what I want. Unpack the tor-browser in /usr/local and make it readable by all users. Create $HOME/tor-browser/ for each user ...
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“couldn't connect to host” using `torsocks` with `curl`

I am trying to use torsocks with curl. Tor is running as a relay node. DNS lookup is working but connection to the target with HTTP fails. $ host www.ipmango.com www.ipmango.com has address 173.255....
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Fingerprint effect of changing TBB default font size

I asked this on tor-talk (no answers) & through Tor email support (also no answer). Suggested trying here. Does changing the default font names or sizes used by TBB (3.51 - 3.5.2) for Windows, ...
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Finding the IP address of a hostname on a given circuit

I want the Tor to just find the address of a hostname (just give me the IP) on a given circuit without be connected to that hostname. I find that the RELAY_CONNECTED cell includes the IP address of ...

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