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All .onion domains seem slow

Is it just me or are most .onion domains really slow? If its not just me then why is it slow? Alot of domains seem to not work and a few work and are really slow...
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Java webmail with Tor [closed]

I use Tor browser on an OSX machine with a VPN. I need java to work in order to access my webmail and my online banking service. I've tried adding my webmail address to whitelist and I've tried to ...
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Got a Trojan with Tor download

I used the link from the Tor newsletter to get the latest version of Tor. When I installed and then launched it, I got an alert that there was a Trojan virus. My antivirus killed it and it hasn't ...
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Is using Pinned Tabs and Bookmarks bad for Tor Browser?

There are some onion sites I want to keep track of but the URLs are so long. Is using pinned tabs and bookmarks a secure option? Will people be able to track me if I set bookmarks or pin some tabs?
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Is it possible to create a Tor Hidden Service in Python (Django) or Ruby (Rails)?

All the Tor Hidden Services seem to be written in PHP or just plain HTML. If this is possible, is there any reason not to do it? How would one go about doing it?
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Why are my attempts to burn TAILS failing?

I attempt to burn the TAILS disk like this: The result on the disk is this: and all attempts to boot TAILS fail. Why is this happening and how do I fix it?
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TBB 3.5.2 fail to connect, but TBB 3.5.0 works, where is wrong?

Hi there I'm trying to update my TBB from 3.5.0 to 3.5.2 but is having issue connecting. Here's what I did: Download the TBB 3.5.2 using TBB 3.5.0 and verify the signature, it shows Good signature ...
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can anti-proxy settings be used with dynamic proxys? [closed]

I'm using tor to get round a restrictive proxy, but the IP of the proxy rotates and changes depending on what computer I'm using. Can I put in a range of IPs and have tor route through them?
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What does “[Warning] Rejecting SOCKS request for anonymous connection to private address [scrubbed].” means?

What does "[Warning] Rejecting SOCKS request for anonymous connection to private address [scrubbed]." means? Vidalia occasionally gives this warning.
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Site login does not persist

When trying to post a comment in some tech forums using Tor, I log in (accepted), type my comments and try to submit them. I am then taken to the login window where I am required to log in again and ...
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Home page on Tor Browser keeps reverting

I have created a simple html page stored locally with quick links to my favorite Tor services and set it as my home page for Tor Browser, but it seems to be overridden with the default torproject.org ...
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I want USA only ip addresses, how do i set that up? [duplicate]

Would like a step by step explanation on how i can set my Tor to only use USA ip/exit nodes, thank you....
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Why is there not control panel in the task bar? [duplicate]

tor is never in the task bar and i would like to see the control panel, i download tor several times and mozilla to.. i don't understand. Can you help me please ? I didn't find the answer anywhere. ( ...
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If I am an exit node can/should I restrict certain sites?

Can I pick and choose what sites a user can access via my exit node? For instance I might be very pro-facebook, but I probably have no interest in helping to conceal the identity of people downloading ...
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Theoretically possible to make torrenting over Tor work? [duplicate]

I know (it even says it on the page when you go to download Tor!) that torrenting over Tor is a no-go. There are several reasons for this, I quote the tor project website: Torrent file-sharing ...
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How well-protected am I behind Tor?

I would like a general consensus, idea, or evidential proof of how protected I am from authorities behind Tor. As it stands, am I how much more protected and less likely from getting traced behind ...
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What is the use of the hardcoded server entries in the Tor source code?

I found there are 10 hardcoded entries in the Tor source code. I think these maybe the servers from which tor clients retrieve the list of relays but I need confirmation. Google doesn't turn up ...
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Multiple Browsers on Mac

Can I keep Tor and another browser on my Mac i.e. Safari so I can use the other browser to see videos (Flash?)
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DNSSEC & DNSCrypt over Tor

I want to use DNSSEC and DNSCrypt with Tor. I wonder which configuration is more secure and better? SOCKS4 + dnscrypt-proxy: Forward the DNS traffic to a DNS server which I choose. Although the DNS ...
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Whonix: Avoid changing exit node (external IP address)

I understand Tor tries to protect me by getting me a new IP address every 10 minutes. That, however, makes it hard to use websites where the session cookie is bound to the IP-address: Every 10 minutes ...
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Is there a way to use Tor to download apps for Windows 8 from the Windows Store anonymously?

Is there a way to use Tor to download apps for Windows 8 from the Windows Store anonymously? The Windows Store uses its own customized app for access and apparently isn't accessible from normal ...
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Arm may not be usable for TBB windows users. What are the alternatives?

The anonymizing relay monitor (arm) may not be usable for TBB windows users (or is it?). What alternatives exist for TBB window users?
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Install a Tor relay on Windows with Tor Browser Bundle

I can not install or configure a Tor relay. I had Tor downloaded, installed several times on Windows XP. There is no Vidalia in it or came with it. The union button gives me no options like Vidalia ...
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How to use Arm with Tor Browser Bundle

Tor Browser Bundle 3.5 doesn't maintain Vidalia Tor map anymore, so I thought of using Tor Arm to view the Tor network traffic. How do I run it?
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Utilizing Vidalia, one was able to view the process of connection to Tor. Is there a way to view this process with TBB 3.5 or newer?

Utilizing Vidalia, one was able to view the process of connection to Tor perior to Tor version 3.5 (This was possible by opening the message Log of Vidalia Control Panel). Now, even if one enable ...
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What is the criteria for the V2Dir flag appearing?

I've just read What are good explanations for relay flags? to get a feel for what flags could possibly appear on my new relay (which is an image from Tor Cloud, but with torrc modified to be a relay ...
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Is it possible to run Tor in virtual machine with only 256 Megabyte of RAM?

I would like to know if it is feasible to run Tor in virtual machine with 256 MB of RAM. If so, which flavor of linux minimal enough to run it?
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Is there a way to specify a configuration file when launching the Tor Browser Bundle? [duplicate]

I start Tor using the Firefox binary inside the bundle and it seems to work. How do I make it point to a custom torrc file and not the file inside the bundle? I'd like to do something like this: ...
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Can Tails be installed as primary OS?

I have a netbook I only use when I'm away from home and I only ever use Tails on it. In order to avoid having to carry a Tails USB stick with me as well (which just sticks out the side) I'd like to ...
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How to make the Tor Browser take the same identity each time

I use Tor Browser in Ubuntu. I want to learn a way if possible to make the Tor Browser take the same identity each time I open it. Is it possible?
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How can I use plugins in TorBrowser?

I visited a streaming site in TorBrowser, but it said it needed a plugin to stream videos. I've already installed the latest version of Adobe Flash Player, but it still won't stream videos or play ...
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Public WIFI does not connect

Is it common for Tor browser not to connect when using public WIFI? For example a Starbucks WIFI that requires you to "accept" their access agreement.
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Assuming, there is malware on a system, can one bypass that by using live cd when using Tor?

Can one use Tail, to bypass any of the following potential attack vectors? There are five potential attack vectors: Malware on the disk within a partition. Malware within the boot sector. Malformed ...
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How can I select some specifc paths?

I want to select some specific routers as my entry relay, middle relay and exit node. I know I can edit torrc to determine entry and exit, how can I determine the middle one?
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If Tor provides anonymity, why did Dread Pirate Roberts use library internet access?

Fascinating read from arstechnica about how the Feds arrested Dread Pirate Robers (operator of Silk Road illegal drug trading website) http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2013/10/how-the-feds-took-down-...
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In Tor Browser Bundle how can I manually use a proxy address without turning off Tor?

When I use Tor Browser, the Tor button next to the address bar says "Tor Disabled" whenever I try to manually configure a certain HTTP/HTTPS proxy IP address. Is there any possible way to use a ...
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Jitsi trough Tor (browser)

I am trying to use Jitsi trough Tor browser, but it is not working. There is no error notification. Jitsi simply doesn't go online. Can you help?
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I noticed direct connection to exit node (really disturbing). Security issue?

My tor exit node was 31.172.30.4:443 and at the same time I observed direct connection established to this IP TCP 192.168.1.xx:xxxxx->31.172.30.4:443 (ESTABLISHED) Maybe my knowledge on tor is ...
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How can I improve my SSL/TLS security?

I recently visited https://www.howsmyssl.com/ with TorBrowser Bundle 3.5 and the rating was alarming. In particular, the site informed me that the cipher SSL_RSA_FIPS_WITH_3DES_EDE_CBC_SHA was ...
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authenticate telnet connection

I tried connecting to tor in TBB 3.5.1, OS X 10.8.5 using telnet localhost 9151 but since CookieAuthentication is set it requires authentication. From the manual CookieAuthentication 0|1 If this ...
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Unable to use sip-based voip software [closed]

I've been trying to get Software like Jitsi to work on whonix, however it keeps saying either there is an issue with the login information or something wrong with the network settings. I tried using ...
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Cannot login to goodreads.com using Tor [closed]

I am using the latest version of the Tor Browser Bundle. I have created an account for Goodreades. After the account creation I was automatically logged in and was able to use the site. Today I tried ...
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How can I set up logging with latest Tor Browser?

The current version of the Tor Browser Bundle doesn't contain Vidalia. Therefore it is quite hard to have a look in the log file and to find relevant messages. What is the best way to set up logging ...
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The Hidden Wiki not opening

After installing the last version of Tor, connection works good (I checked it ). When I open the hidden wiki, it doesn't work. After long time loading it tells me The connection has timed out. Is ...
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Why sometimes Atlas shows different IP address than https://check.torproject.org?

Once in a while Atlas shows different IP address than https://check.torproject.org . An example is illustrated below: check.torproject.org shows: Congratulations. This browser is configured to use ...
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In the new Tor browser bundle how to change identity programmatically?

In the new Tor browser bundle is there any way to change new identity programmatically, since there is no Vidalia bundle?
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Connecting to Tor through Verizon

If my computer has a wireless connection to a Verizon wireless base connected via cable, do I need to do anything special before I can rely on Tor anonymity or can I just download Tor, install and ...
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Would using Tor help keep hackers from getting passwords or other private info?

Would Tor help protect against hacks/ID theft? My particular concern is for when Windows XP security patches are no longer available as I really don't want to upgrade my OS.
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Do utilization of bridges and/or Pluggable Transports bridges hinder anonymity?

In consideration of recent article by Das Erste publication, do bridges, and Pluggable Transports bridges utilization hinder anonymity and are essentially circumvention tools? Following, please find ...
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How to store passwords in Tor Browser?

The Remember passwords option in Tor Browser is greyed out. In past versions of the Tor Browser Bundle there was a setting in Tor Button, but in v3.5 it's no longer there. How can I store passwords ...

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