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Streams and Circuits assignments

I know that Tor re-uses the circuits, all streams are attached to the same circuit, but I do not know whether Tor assigns all streams from all website to the same circuit or it assigns the streams of ...
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What can we do about so many exit nodes being marked as spammers? [closed]

I have noticed that when I try to sign up for things that require an email address over Tor, I am almost always blocked from doing so and told that I am a spammer. I believe that the cause of that is ...
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How can I check if a Firefox plugin is a deanonymization threat?

There are many useful Firefox plugins and extensions that are compatible with the Tor Browser Bundle - how do I know which ones are safe to install without compromising my Tor anonymization?
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Why isn't the Tor Foundation registered in Apple's Gatekeeper Developer ID Program?

New Tor users using Apple's Mac OSX sometimes run into difficulty opening the Tor browser bundle the first time. This could be alleviated if the Tor Foundation were to register in Apple's Gatekeeper ...
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Why cannot I see any .asc file when i download the package?

I wish to verify the signatures of Tor, but when I download the package I only have the .exe file to extract, I don't see any .asc file. I was following the short user manual for verify the signatures,...
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Genymotion Android Emulator

I'm using Tor with a VPN (from privateinternetaccessTM), so I thought I was doing pretty good at maintaining anonymity, until I tried to use the Genymotion Android emulator. It links directly to my ...
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How can I hide the “Updates Available” button on the Tor Browser Bundle?

I'm wondering if there's a way to modify the look of the Tor Browser Bundle. Specifically, if I want to hide the "Updates Available" button on the browser, does anyone know how I could go about doing ...
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Remove Ad banner

in Tor browser how do I remove the ad banner that prevents me from accessing the bottom of the browser screen because I can not enter or select certain items placed at the bottom of page. Is there a ...
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Where I can get largest list of Tor-friendly email services? [closed]

There was a TorMail: Tor Mail is a free anonymous email service provider http://tormail.org After FBI intel led to a raid in Ireland it become down http://jhiwjjlqpyawmpjx.onion I can use http://...
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Is using Tor in .tar.xz file right in Xubuntu?

On this page it is written that one should not use packages in Ubuntu universe as they are not reliably updated. I have .tar.xz file from where I extracted Tor and using it. And when checked Firefox ...
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Is Tor 3.5 better or 0.2.4.20? [closed]

Which version is better to be used ? Because both of them are released to be used as stable versions but I don't know. I expect not Tor 3.5 because still first release for this type of Tor. Give me ...
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Configuring Firefox to access Tor network and SSH tunnel server [closed]

I would like to access the Tor network (hidden services/.onion sites) and Http sites using Firefox. I currently route Firefox and a download manager to access Http sites through an SSH tunnel server. ...
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Torrent download starts only for a few torrents, rest are still “connecting to peers” . Am I missing something?

I am using uTorrent via Tor. I know it works because I can download torrents, but the problem is that downloads don't start for all torrents. Only some of them work. The same torrents work for my ...
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How can I renew an IP address? [duplicate]

I'd like to know how I can get a new IP address (besides opening and closing the TOR browser)
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How many descriptors can be retrieved in one request using the descriptor digest?

in the Tor dir-spec.txt I can see a note stating that due to squid proxy url limitations it is only possible to download 96 descriptors when using the fingerprints. Does this also apply to the ...
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Tor wants to launch cmd.exe each time it starts or exit

I am currently using Sandboxie and I get an alert from Sandboxie that Tor wants to launch cmd.exe each time Tor starts or exit. Currently using version 3.5 of Tor Browser Bundle. What does Tor do ...
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Updating Adobe Flash Player to Tor Browser

When I update Adobe Flash Player, it only updates the Firefox version and not the Tor Browser. How can I update Tor Browser & Adobe Flash Player?
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Installed orbot and orweb but still no connection with android tablet

I have a nexus7 1st gen, 4.4.2 android. I just get a red cross on orweb saying I am not using it. Are there settings I should be using?
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My OSX is saying “TorBrowserBundle_en-US” can't be opened because it is from an unidentified developer

I've downloaded the TBB but it won't open because "TorBrowserBundle_en-US" is from an "unidentified developer". How do I solve this?
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Why doesn't my freenet.de email account open under Tor?

I can open www.freenet.de under Tor, but if I want to log into my email account, it is rejected under Tor. What can I do? Freenet says that I should delete all cookies and browsing history. I did that,...
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Why did the option to permanently allow javascript disappear from the NoScript menu in Tor Browser?

I recently updated Tor Browser and now I can't permanently allow javascript through the NoScript menu. All I see in it is "Temporarily allow all this page" and options to disable already enabled sites....
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How to protect a hidden service against DDOS attack?

How to protect a hidden service against DDOS attack? I did some research and found that it is possible to do load balancing with HAProxy. Is there any other solution that could be implemented?
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How to keep people from knowing you are using Tor?

The fact that someone was using Tor was enough to make him a suspect in a recent bomb thread The time he connected to the Tor network was circumstantial evidence, and he proceeded to confess. The ...
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Why was my relay given the Guard flag only for it to be removed an hour+ later?

My relay 'angrykitteh' (the kitten is now quite frustrated!) was blessed and granted the flag 'Guard' by the Directory Authorities as its uptime is more than 8 days and the bandwidth is deemed ...
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Can I host a hidden service on Amazon EC2

I only have 1mbps upspeed and can't host a hidden service from home, is it a good idea to use Amazon EC2? I already use it for other sites, but what about for a tor site.
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How to use a common screen size?

Using the Tor Browser, one thing I've noticed while looking at the EFF's Panopticon browser fingerprinting tool is that the screen size reported matches the dimensions of the browser window. While ...
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TBB upgrade: What happened to my bookmarks?

I have just upgraded to the Tor Browser Bundle version 3.5. I overwrote my old Tor directory, which normally preserved my bookmarks. With this upgrade, all of my bookmarks are gone. Is there anyway ...
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YouTube HTML5 extension for Orbot/Orweb?

Is there a HTML5 extension for watching YouTube videos in the new Orweb browser for tablets, like used to be with the Bundle for PCs, all the while offering your computer to the ongoing Tor traffic?
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What's the hidden services threat model after a key compromise?

When a hidden service private key got compromised and an adversary uses our hidden service to serve its own TCP stream can we detect it or can he do that silently or sniff on our hidden service's ...
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Can I choose a particular country IP address range? [duplicate]

When I'm out of the country, I want to make it look like I'm still there without a different country IP address. Is this possible and if so how please?
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Can I change settings in order to restrict Tor from accesing already used IP's of proxyes? [closed]

It is possible to change settings so Tor will not be able to connect on the IP's and Proxyes I was already connected?
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How do I verify that a relay is working with IPv6?

After upgrading to Tor 0.2.4.19 I configured a relay to support IPv6. I was a bit surprised to see nothing regarding IPv6 in the logs at startup, but I can see that Tor is binding to the configured ...
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Is it possible to create dynamic Tor website?

Why do all Tor hidden services websites are static with poor graphic and simple coding? Does the Tor network support all coding languages?
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hidden services stability and cryptography

Are HSDirs stable or there is a chance to lose my hidden service if HSdirs shuts down? Also Why there is no way to make a hidden service use ECC instead of RSA?
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Firefox can't establish a connection to 'x' server.(I've already allowed Tor through my Firewall

I've been getting this error on way too many sites, and other than allowing Tor through Windows Firewall, I do not have the expertise to fix this issue, so I turn to you guys. Help, please?
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Site Atlas atlas.torproject.org not find exit node

Lately the Atlas site is not finding the exit node I am connected, the TBB 3.5 this with javascript enabled, what should I do?
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I have a few question's about the Tor browser plugins and search engine [closed]

Okay firstly I am trying to use the search engine Dogpile but when I search for anything it comes up with no results. The next is about plugins I have flip4mac as well as silverlight and I can't add ...
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Documentation/Instructions for Arm?

Arm is noted on the Tor Project website as a supported project. However, I cannot find any documentation about how to use and/or configure it. Is there a general guide or set of instructions for this?
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Is there i2p gateway?

Is there gateway to sites *.i2p of The Invisible Internet Project ? E.g. There is gateway to Freenet ( KeyUtils 0.5.3 v5020 (5020) ): http://2vlqpcqpjlhmd5r2.onion http://2vlqpcqpjlhmd5r2.onion/...
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If I log into facebook with Tor, am I still protected?

I want to be able to log into social networking sites like FB. Do I have to make a new account or will Tor protect my identity still? I think I logged into FB and realized that I might not be ...
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HTTPS problem with Tor Browser Bundle 3.5

I've noticed after running Tor Browser Bundle 3.5 for a few minutes that it will refuse the connection to HTTPS websites. When I turn off HTTPS Everywhere then change a URL from HTTPS to HTTP the ...
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Cannot post comments on sites using Facebook social plugin

I have a Facebook account that was successfully registered from behind Tor (not using my real name, of course). I am unable to post comments on sites that use the Facebook social plugin. There is no ...
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Why does Tor Browser Bundle 3.5 not save preferences?

I was wondering if others are having the issue I am having and if any one knows a solution. The problem is I recently updated to Tor 3.5 and modified some settings in about:config and via Options but ...
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Is it okay to sign in to websites like Google, Facebook etc. using TorBrower? [closed]

Because I don't know too much about how Tor works. I only know that my data goes through various ways or kind of zig-zag way. There isn't any risk in signing in to various websites. Yes?
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Vidalia standalone with new TBB errors out

bash-4.1$ start-vidalia This gives an error: ./App/vidalia: error while loading shared libraries: libssl.so.1.0.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory I'm running TBB on ...
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Does arm work with the version 3.5 of Tor browser bundle?

I thought I would try monitoring Tor with arm instead of Vidalia, but I keep getting errors. I am running Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS
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Is there a Tor browser on the iPad with iOS 7?

I have spend many hours trying to find a browser to browse the internet with Tor on an iPad with iOS 7. I only found one which is "covert browser". But it seems it is not supported by the Tor project. ...
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What happened to Vidalia?

I just updated Tor Browser bundle today. I opened it and was surprised to find no Vidalia control panel. Where did Vidalia go and how do I control the things that Vidalia did (bridges, start and stop ...
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Why is there no Tor Bundle 3.5 for OS X 64bit?

I have 2.3.x for OS X 64 bit and recently got a notice to upgrade to 3.5, the only options were Windows and OS X in 32 bit and Linux 32 or 64. What happened to the 64 bit version of Tor for OS X? Is ...
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How can a new circuit happen without closing all tabs?

Using the current version (3.5) of the Tor Browser Bundle, how can we switch to a new circuit without losing all tabs and activity? I understand the reason of "New Identity" means everything is ...

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