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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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Tor -> VPN or VPN -> Tor

I'm trying to decide which method is safer, Tor -> VPN or VPN -> Tor. Lets suppose both exit nodes are compromised(Tor and VPN). They were set up by the government and it's goal is to spy on users. ...
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How do I turn JavaScript off in Tor Browser Bundle 3.5?

I've updated to the latest Tor Browser Bundle but the option to turn off JavaScript seems to have disappeared. What is the correct way to turn off JavaScript now? I tried to set JavaScript enabled to ...
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What happened to torrc in Tor Browser Bundle?

I just got finished a few weeks ago setting up my torrc to require connections to U.S. ExitNodes. I just used Vidalia to get into the "Tor Configuration File", and edited that. Worked great. Now I've ...
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Tor 3.5 and the Function “New Identity” = Logins are lost

If I am logged in on a page and will/must use a new identity, the login is lost after the windows are closed and reopened. I cannot make a logout and must log in again. This problem does not exist ...
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Tor can't access its dir?

I've tried to set up a tor hidden service on /var/hidden. And after chmod-ing it to 777 and chown-ing it to debian-tor it still won't work. Why is that? Why doesn't it have permission to write to ...
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Many exit nodes unable to download from file hosting sites

My country recently blocked quite a number of popular file hosting sites (e.g. uploaded.net) at the IP level. Using Tor circumvents this but I'm finding that most (nearly all?) Tor exit nodes are ...
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McAfee Blocked Incoming Anonymous Proxy

McAfee blocked an incoming connection from an anonymous proxy 37.130.227.133, does anyone know if my PC is now at risk somehow? I was under the impression that this shouldnt happen. Anyone have any ...
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Why can't I link to .onion domains from Wikipedia?

When I try to save a Wikipedia page I've edited to include a relevant and useful link to a .onion site, I get an error message "Your edit was not saved because it contains a new external link to a ...
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How can I optimize the connection bandwidth and response time for Tor-browsing?

How can I achieve the optimal connection for using Tor as a client, in terms of bandwidth and response time, given infinite resources? Can I set up a server with very strong connection and do a VPN ...
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Would Tor work if it became very large?

I wonder whether there would be any problems if Tor grew to serve a large portion (e.g. 5 or 30 %) of internet (web) usage? As I understand it Tor is helped by new nodes at the moment – but is there ...
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When does a relay get the Named flag?

A new relay of mine has been flagged as Stable and Guard, but not Named. What are the criteria for receiving the Named flag?
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How can I set up the fastest network for a Tor relay?

Say I set up a server in the cloud as a relay, how can I set it up so I get maximum speed out of the network? And how fast can a Tor-relay get with optimal bandwidth/response time?
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Tor plug-in for Chromium?

Is there a plug-in for Chromium to activate and deactivate Tor? I've found plug-ins to manage HTTP proxies, but not SOCKS5.
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Risky Connection? [closed]

While browsing on Tor this evening. I received a message from either windows security center or mcafee stating that they had blocked a "risky connection" coming from an "anonymous proxy" I didnt get a ...
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How to configure proxy setting in Pluggable Transport Bundle?

I have tried multiple times to set a proxy for the Pluggable Transports Tor Browser Bundle but never succeeded. I attempted to set the proxy in Vidalia as HTTP/HTTPS proxy. I have also tried SOCKS5 ...
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How can I anonymize my FTP traffic using the Tor network?

I want to make my ftp server visible only from Tor side.
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What are cannibalized circuits and how Tor make use of them?

Bug report #5231 mentions cannibalized circuits: This can happen when we cannibalize a circuit which has already been cannibalized. What are cannibalized circuits and how they're used in Tor? And ...
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How to configure Tor?

How do I configure Tor, once I install it, to work. An error message says it's missing one of two files that Vidalia needs to start up. I'll give you the exact message when I try to install it again ...
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Can users on LAN snoop out hidden service?

I need a little clarification on how hidden services work. So from my understanding a request to a hidden service goes like: request -> Tor -> server (running on localhost). Then the response is: ...
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Do Not Track not working [closed]

Just installed do not track 3.1.1030 above on Tor, it is enabled but when I click icon no window. Always shows '0'. Can it be fixed? Thanks.
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Tor Relay reports “Port Reachability Test Failed” errors

I have been a regular user of the Tor browser bundle for quite sometime. Lately, I switched to a faster connection and I have been wondering if I should be running my own Tor-relay. I took the plunge ...
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What is the Atlas link in the Tor Browser Bundle?

When you start the Tor Browser Bundle, there are several links for help on Tor. I don't know what the link for Atlas is. It has many graphs on the output node and the firewall ports allowed and ...
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When will Tor 0.2.4 migrate into Debian Testing?

deb.torproject.org currently contains 0.2.4.19-1~d79.jessie+1. jessie (testing) and sid (unstable) currently contain 0.2.3.25-1. When will Tor 0.2.4 migrate into sid and/or testing?
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Is there an archive of deb.torproject.org?

Debian's apt repository is archived at http://snapshot.debian.org/. Is there such an archive for http://deb.torproject.org/ as well?
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How can I remove flash player forever from Tor?

Somehow flash player has gotten inside Tor and I do not like it. It offered one-click enable flash, but it doesn't state its risks and how long it will be enabled. I don't want to give up privacy for ...
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How to force Tor to use just one circuit?

We use Stem's launch_tor_with_config with the following config and then close all circuits opened by it (with close_circuit). MaxCircuitDirtiness and NewCircuitPeriod: tens of hours ...
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How much does it cost to change Tor identity?

Assume we are refreshing a web page very quickly and fresh identity is needed for each request. My question is how often we can change IP on Tor network? More briefly how much computation and how ...
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Flashing exclamation triangle on green onion

I have seen an answers for this suggesting a security update, but no matter how many times I download the latest bundle, save, then run, I still get the flashing warning. Why?
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Can I use Tails on a device that is already running Orbot?

Can I use Tails on a device that is already running Orbot? Or should I disable Orbot first?
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Should I use a VPN with Orbot?

Should I use Orbot with a proxy or VPN? If so should I place it before or after Orbot's connection to the Tor network?
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HTML5 Canvas Image Extraction

I accidentally allowed YouTube to access the data on a canvas. How do I disable a website from access a canvas?
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Traffic secrecy in rendezvous points

In the Tor hidden service design Alice and Bob communicate via a rendezvous point that they agree to at one of the hidden service's introduction point. Can either of these nodes observe traffic ...
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How does Torbutton remove browser signature header?

By visiting ip-check.info you may find out if your browser's signature corresponds to that of Tor browser or not. If you use TBB it corresponds to it but if you use another browser it no longer ...
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Tor pluggable transports bundle & regular bundle

If I use the pluggable transports bundle with the bridge pack, it tells me my Tor browser needs an update. I have the regular bundle, so can I overwrite that browser with the current bundle or should ...

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