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Confused with user running tor (Address already in use. Is Tor already running?)

after long consideration I just made the decision to run a tor relay. Thinking of the Internet of my childhood in the 1990s. Installed on a fresh armbian stretch, edited some settings in /etc/tor/...
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How anonymous would be this set up?

I have a windows pc connected to Mullvad VPN and a Kali linux VM connected to whonix gateway. If I start tor on the kali to set up an .onion website..should I add another layer by connecting to a VPN ...
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SOCKS5 protocol: “binding” on a hidden service address

Problem Accepting incoming connections over Tor through the Tor proxy. I'm developing a socks client in rust for tokio tcp streams. Like https://crates.io/crates/tokio-socks but with upgraded ...
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Why does AvoidDiskWrites crash tor 0.4.2.3-alpha?

Using latest alpha tor bundle 9.5a2 with tor 0.4.2.3-alpha. Setting AvoidDiskWrites to 1 instacrashes tor on launch with no log.
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Tor transparent IPv6 destination_from_socket(): Bug

Configuration file torrc User root PidFile /opt/var/run/tor.pid #Log info file /opt/var/log/tor.log Log notice file /opt/var/log/tor.log ExcludeExitNodes {RU},{UA},{AM},{KG},{BY} StrictNodes 1 ...
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viewing files on local machine via tor browser

How does Tor browser handle opening, local files such as html pages & php stored on my own computer. would it a) just open it directly from my pc hard-drive. or b) re-route it via several other ...
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MAC usage in Tor

Does every packet Tor sends have a MAC tag concatenated onto the end of the packet paylod? If so, how do they avoid pocket size overflow? Or is the MAC for a whole stream of packets??
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How to allow Tor browser 9 to access local network and ports?

I want to use Kee and be able to access my router in Tor browser and for that I need the connection to my local ports. Before Tor browser version 9 I used to go to Edit -> Preferences -> Advanced -> ...
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Connect to my cloud vps through tor

Can I log in my vps through tor using ssh? Should I have tor daemon installed on the server too? If yes, why?
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How to protect Tor proxy with a password?

I want to set up a personal Tor SOCKS5 proxy on my Linux VPS to use it on mobile devices and whatnot. Apparently, Tor can only protect its control port, SOCKS5 stays open. How do I set a lightweight, ...
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How to run TOR with circuits shorter than the default 3-node circuits

Anonymity is not required for a certain task but a changing exit node is. Might save some public resources and get a shorter ping time by running TOR with 2-node or single-node circuits. How can this ...
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How does a server process find its “hidden service”?

I have a bitcoin node at home, running over tor, and would like to access it from outside my home network. Two questions pop up, for which I haven't found answer in the Bitcoin community: 1) Bitcoin ...
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v3 hidden service client side authentication credentials provided by application at time of connect possible?

Is it possible for a client to connect via proxy and THEN provide the proper .auth_private credentials such that tor itself is not connecting to the HS which would expose that HS to client side ...
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Tor Browser crashes at startup

I am on Trisquel 8.0 and I can't get Tor Browser 9.0.1 running. I've installed it a couple time and it still crashes on startup. Not sure how to get a crash report so any help would be appreciated.
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Is banking safer with tails and its unsafe browser, than with a debian live CD?

The Tails live CD is meant for anonymity but might its security features make it a safer way to do your online banking, shopping and bitcoin shopping using its "unsafe browser", compared to a regular ...
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vpn over TOR over VPN in Ubuntu

after boot I make this setup: 1) Connect to VPN server (visible ip is now VPN server ip) 2) Set system proxy to localhost:9050 and run firefox (visible ip is now TOR exit node ip) 3) install vpn ...
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Who are responsible for manage Tor directory servers?

Many documents says that a user that use tor network should connect to tor directory server to make circuit. Who is responsible for manage Tor directory servers? if there are some people who is ...
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How to review previous onion comment or tip

I submitted an anonymous tip and want to review it and see if there has been any answer. How do I do that?
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Directory Nodes Over Cloud Databases

Why does Tor use multiple directory nodes instead of something like multiple cloud databases? Because then DDoS attacks couldn't take place on the directory nodes, as there aren't any, and cloud ...
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How did the FBI find the IP address of the Freedom Hosting servers?

The FBI took over the Freedom Hosting servers, which were located in France, and arrested the guy (Eric Eoin Marques) running Freedom Hosting. They then proceed to serve malware to anyone who ...
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Debian Buster Tor crash upon attempt to re-install it anew

Well I have got this much upon attempt to run ./start-tor-browser -v http://paste.debian.net/1115484/ and have no clue how to update Tor from its crushed state? On top of the run I got a graphic ...
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How to find onion address?

Hello I'm newbie to onion protocol. Tor(Onion) protocol is basically consist of three nodes for my anonymity connection. However, in this point, we have to clarify HOW TO FIND ENTRY GUARD before ...
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Bitcoin types of onion address

I'm running a bitcoin core full node with Tor and I've configured a hidden service for that. The point is: bitcoin core log shows me an onion address which is very smaller than the one I found in /...
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How to import bookmarks into Tor browser from other browsers?

How do I import bookmarks into Tor Browser from other browsers? The Tor Browser version I am using is 9.0.1.
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Tor Client Response To MITM Packet Encryption Key Exchange Attack

So as I understand it, when the client and relay node 2 exchange a key for packet encryption, the client sends his ephemeral key (g^x) to relay node 1 who forwards it to relay node 2. Relay node 2 ...
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YouTube now forcing Tor users to solve captcha?

It seems that YouTube has changed its visitor policies while its mandatory for Tor users to solve a captcha on each visit now. Anybody experienced the same behavior?
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TorBrowser as default browser no longer works

I am trying to use TorBrowser as my primary browser. To have it open links in emails I have followed Setting Tor Browser as default browser in Windows That worked for a while. But now it does not ...
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How to block access to a specific website for the Tor user?

Im using ubuntu, with Tor browser. I blacklisted certain unwanted websites on my router and on this computer in iptables, but I can still access them via Tor (i cant acess on regular browsers). How to ...
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Client key exchange with Relay Node 2 & 3

From Wikipedia, I understand that Using asymmetric key cryptography, the originator obtains a public key from the directory node to send an encrypted message to the first ("entry") node, ...
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I am new on TOR I need help with traces

I am new on TOR, I don't know if TOR saves my cache, cookies or any kind of data locally on my pc. I don't want to use TAILS OS as it takes long to boot. I know that i can delete cookies all kind data ...
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Tor error “DNS resolving failed”

Tor is last version. When paste any .onion address I see this: ERROR: Not Found While trying to retrieve the URL http://site.onion/ (normal onion address, that actually works fine): DNS resolving ...
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people stealing my money from my bank account [closed]

Hay guys I was just wondering how am I supposed to do about someone stealing my money out of my bank account I've blocked the card and closed down the account.. But still he get money from me!?
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Tor won't even lauch

I am using OS X Mojave and I have downloaded Tor browser on the official website. However when I try to lauch as usual, an error message appears stating that Tos has been closed during launch. Even ...
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Can't host my own hidden service

I use lighttpd, i can access localhost with Firefox, use port 9000, I modified my torrc with this port; HiddenServiceDir /var/lib/tor/hidden_service/ HiddenServicePort 80 127.0.0.1:9000 Reload, ...
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How can i buy a products in Tor browser?

If i going to buy some products like mobile market using Tor browser, how to do buy a product and what is the safe way of buying products? is this safe and original?
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nyx - Unable to connect to tor. Maybe it's running without a ControlPort?

I'm running Ubuntu 18.04 server, headless and installed tor using the debian instructions on the tor project. However, nyx will not run to show me tor connection information, when I enter nyx I ...
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Whonix workstation + Whonix gateway vs Kali + Whonix gateway

I see a lot of people using Kali and Whonix gateway instead of the original Whonix workstation and gateway. Why would they do that? What are the differences and are there any pros/cons?
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Running TorBrowser and TorDaemon as the same family (family ID) allows more speed for me in TorBrowser?

My download in TorBrowser always stops because it takes too long because the speed is too slow. Some servers break the connection if the download has been running too long. Can I get more speed if I ...
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Specifications for Tor security in the transmision of Data

I am doing a School project based on the in depth security of tor and i can't find the up-to-date security protocols the tor uses. i have found an old thread saying it uses RSA1024 for encryption but ...
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How do I script-check whether Tor is used in the most efficient and stable manner possible?

I know about: https://check.torproject.org/ It uses HTML which can change at any moment, and is intended for humans. I'm looking for some URL (or other method) which wastes as little resources as ...
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Why am I constantly getting a 502 Bad Gateway error?

My Tor was working perfectly a couple days ago, but now all of the sudden, I can't access any websites. Whenever I try to go to any .onion site, it gives me a '502 Bad Gateway' error. I've tried ...
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Tor Client limit bandwidth

Is there any way to limit the bandwidth used by Tor as a client? I use Tor as a client and I want to limit the bandwidth used by Tor without any additional application. Is that possible?
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How to disable Windows Tor Browser 9.0 update check?

How to disable Windows Tor Browser 9.0 update check? I have traversed Stack Exchange and found no valid methods. Includes the following invalid articles: https://superuser.com/questions/1325421/...
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How Build Tor Statically Into An Application

I have a C++ app that communicates data back and forth. I want to automatically run all connections in the program through Tor. I have it working if I already have Tor installed and set Tor as the ...
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Usage for “rule set ” on mobile browser add-on

okay so I’m new to using tor and so far I love it! Was just curious what all of this was stored for? This picture looks harmless but once I scrolled down I noticed it’s basically every footprint I’ve ...
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Javascript , some sites say it is enabled. my “shield” is set to safest,, something is amiss but have no idea how to correct

how do I re enable blocking Javascript ( my security is already set too safest )
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Yubikey, TorBrowser and Google authentication

I am trying to add 2FA to my Google Account using TorBrowser. I get to step 2: "Register your Security Key" But here it just hangs. If I tap the key, it spits out a string like: "...
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File Quarantined by Anti-Virus Software from the Latest Upgrade of Tor Browser

I upgraded to the lastest version of Tor browser 9.0, and my antivirus software 360 Safeguard reported the file nssdbm3.dll being infected by trojan win32/Trojan.7be Could anybody tell me if this is ...
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How to active enterprise policies in Tor Browser 9.0?

How to active enterprise policies in Tor Browser 9.0 for Windows? Please help, thank you!
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How can deanonymize me? vpn tor vpn

I want to use connection vpn1 - tor - vpn2, where vpn1 and vpn2 I will buy with openvpn connection more likely, entry node of tor will be on my raspberry pi (in my home) with disabled logs, I'm going ...

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