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TOR connection keeps timing out when accessing non-onion websites

TOR keeps timing out when I try to access non-onion websites (which I have ensured do not timeout on Chrome or Firefox). I've tried researching this problem and found that some people have incurred ...
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Tor 100% CPU usage - DoS attack

I run a very small non-profit website and sometimes there are people that attack the website for unknown reasons to me, I use a dedicated server but the TOR Process itself uses only one core when ...
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How secure is it to use Tor on an outdated OSX

Hi :) I'm unable to update my OSX and it needs to be updated. Does the fact that my OSX is outdated make TOR less secure to use?
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Our systems have detected unusual traffic

YouTube is censored in my country and every time i open it in Tor i face below text and its take my time to pass human check . what can i do? Our systems have detected unusual traffic from your ...
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Calculating relay bandwidth/burst

I am allowed 3646 GB of transfer in a month on my droplet, and the droplet is at 3746 which means I have to pay an 'overage' besides the cost of each droplet (2). torrc: Current bandwidth is at 100 ...
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Help configure an onion service on my computer

i have Debian 10 installed so i install tor and edit the torrc file: HiddenServiceDir /var/lib/tor/hidden_service/ HiddenServicePort 80 127.0.0.1:80 but it did not work out because hidden_service ...
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How to open V3 onion links using Onion Browser Button for Chrome?

I am using Onion Browser Button addons for Chrome on Windows 10. And I can't to access V3 .onion links. I had been asked lot of times to developer to build a new version, but no answer. Anyone knows ...
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Tor Installed on Xubuntu VM: Port/Config Problem?

I'm running Xubuntu Bionic in a Virtualbox VM. I downloaded and installed Tor using the instructions here: https://2019.www.torproject.org/docs/debian.html.en Tor does not appear in my application ...
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Snapd Tor Connection

I am trying to use Snapd to install an app. I enter in the following command: sudo snap install hello-world And the error message is: error: cannot install “hello-world”: Post https://api....
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Syncing Monero Daemon through Tor/ Tails

I have the exact same problem as this person: https://www.reddit.com/r/Monero/comments/c2mu1m/monero_daemon_on_tails_error_perror_torsocks/ I enter sudo iptables -I OUTPUT 2 -p tcp -d 127.0.0.1 -...
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Not allowed to sign in to Google when using Tor

Can't sign in to Google because of builtin VPN Can I just disable the builtin VPN ? It's so annoying and Can I also get the Tor Exit Node on Google Chrome ?
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Setup transparent proxy on Mac using VMWare Fusion and a http/s proxy

I followed instruction here to route all my VM traffic through a proxy. Add network (vmnet3) to VMware Fusion sudo vi /Library/Preferences/VMware\ Fusion/networking answer ...
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How to use meek with Tor expert bundle?

I have setup the Tor browser bundle to use meek/bridges, etc... But I am trying to also use meek with the Tor expert bundle (Tor as as service) and I have no idea how to, I have Google and searched ...
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Tor Bridge Issue

Below is the first thing that pops up when I run Nyx. [Warn]Pluggable Transport process terminated with status code 1 Notices.log: Feb 18 07:41:42.000 [notice] Registered server transport 'obfs4' ...
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Newbie Browser Window Size Question

I'm extremely new to Tor and Linux in general. I read that it's important to keep a Tor browser window open only at half-size and not open it to full-screen size to fit the monitor completely. Is this ...
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Most Secure Connection

While there is a lot of issues concerning secure, private and anonymous Internet usage, there is little that focuses upon all the various parameters which may have a direct or even indirect bearing ...
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Android Firefox Nightly shows “HTTP CONNECT tunnel” after recent update

Firefox Nightly recently updated to the new UI they beta'd under the Firefox Preview moniker. The proxy settings I had in about:config got wiped out but reinstating the exact same settings is getting ...
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TOR routing when using an open TOR proxy

My question is about how TOR handles routing of traffic. Here's the situation: User has laptop1 and server1 on a LAN. The server runs a hidden service (say a webserver) sharing over TOR only, i.e. ...
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Are relays chosen by location proximity, e.g. county, for circuit building?

Are relays chosen by location proximity, e.g. county, for circuit building? I know that there exists some rules but I didn't read anything about location. If the location of a client is not ...
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Why can't I access local host from tor browser?

I want to access local host from tor browser but after I go to the http://localhost:8000/ directory nothing happens but it's working fine on Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and other browsers. So please tell ...
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Does increasing NumEntryGuards decrease anonymity?

I get too many guard overload fails and tried increasing NumEntryGuards and NumDirectoryGuards both to 3. Would this decrease my anonymity?
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NYX Doesn't run

I'm installing a bridge on a new droplet. Small issue with torrc; couldn't bind to control port. Forgot relay was on control port 9050 so changed to 9055. Now torrc is happy. NYX is not. sudo apt-...
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Global adversary: Can they see if I visit a hidden service?

Hello my friends of Tor Browser, I have a theoretical question about the power of a global adversary, such as (the) NSA. Given the 7 hop security level when visiting a hidden onion service, is there ...
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Can a router fake the communication to the next nodes on the path?

I have a theoretical question for understanding the safety of TOR: When I connect to a node A as a first router on my path and I tell him to forward a handshake message to a second node, then how do ...
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What is the difference between the fingerprint and v3ident in auth_dirs.c

auth_dirs contains a list of trusted directory authorities and consists of entrys such: "moria1 orport=9101 " "v3ident=D586D18309DED4CD6D57C18FDB97EFA96D330566 " "128.31.0.39:9131 9695 DFC3 5FFE ...
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Using Onionbalance to copy my onions, but sometimes some of the services don't work

I have a main website and i want to multiply the urls by redirecting new addresses to the main website with Onionbalance. At first it looks like it works but then when i check only some of the sites ...
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Onion site illegal in my country. Can only visiting get me caught?

People hello, When I visit onion website that are illegal inside my country can I get caught if I have highest security setting no java no script and only browse the website? No opening anything? ...
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What makes Onion sites more safe than regular html sites?

What exactly makes an .onion site more secure than a regular html based website, except that it is "hidden" and can't be taken down easily. For a user term, am I more safe when I visit a onion site ...
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Received http status code 302 from server while fetching consensus directory

Running a tor relay on Centos 7, version 0.3.5.8. Looking at the notices.log, I've noticed this warning for the first time in a week: [warn] Received http status code 302 ("Found") from server '<...
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Best configuration for a low latency fast hidden service?

I set up a hidden service that serves a static low sized page but still it takes at least 20 seconds to open. Also sometimes it just closes itself when i am not around and doesn't respond for hours ...
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Tor Browser already running when trying to start the tor browser on Windows

When starting the Tor Browser I get a message stating: Tor Browser is already running, but is not responding. To open a new window, you must first close the existing Tor Browser process, or restart ...
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tor Onion Circuits

I'm a neub learning Tor relaying and bridges. I am currently operating a relay on a droplet. It has been up for 14 days and has all of the flags assigned to it. I use a Pi 3 with Raspbian and run NYX ...
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Is there an orbot equivalet app for Desktop?

I've been using Orbot for Android for a while and having a great experience with it. I always thought it would be slow and so on. Now, for Desktop, I can't find an equivalent to Orbot, that would ...
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Why there is always a network down when I try to access the onion site?

I am able to access the DuckDuckGo but it is not able for me to access hidden wiki and other onion sites. I wish someone can help me fix this problem! Thanks a lot.
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Unable to connect Tor browser inside AD client

I'm trying to connect Tor inside the corporate IT network. The workstations are connected through the proxy server and firewall. When the connection failed with 'Connection timeout' error, I tried to ...
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what's going on with tor?

root@kali:~# tor Feb 02 07:18:55.029 [notice] Tor 0.4.2.5 running on Linux with Libevent 2.1.11-stable, OpenSSL 1.1.1d, Zlib 1.2.11, Liblzma 5.2.4, and Libzstd 1.4.4. Feb 02 07:18:55.029 [notice] Tor ...
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i need support “Unhandled error in Deferred”

strace -f -vvv -o strace-tor2web.out tor2web --pidfile /var/run/tor2web/t2w.pid --uid tor2web --gid tor2web --nodaemon --command=start 2020-02-01 08:03:37+0000 ] Log opened. 2020-02-01 08:03:37+...
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AntiVirus Software - Potential security risk?

I have been wondering is running an Anti-Virus Software with a Firewall brings a security risk with it while using Tor. I recently read about a free Anti-Virus software sold its Users browsing data. ...
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Every onion link I try will not work

I am running for 9.0.4 downloaded from Google play on a android phone. Every time I try to access any .onion link it will not work. I have tried using .dog and .ws they won't work. I am new to tor so ...
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Exclude IP addresses - where has it gone?

thanks for your time today. I have recently reinstalled Tor and noticed the configuration to exclude IP addresses from the proxy has gone. This guide covers an older version. Access local router in ...
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What is more safe - keep network connected or do connect-disconnect

If I need to go away for a while, then should I turn off cable/wifi, or to leave Tails connected? First option looks better because physically disconnected, but multiple connect-disconnect can cause ...
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How to verify Tor is up on Android (Orbot)

I've started using Tor on Android (Orbot) as a VPN and I included all my apps to be routed through it. Is there a way to verify if any given app is going safely via Tor or just using the plain ...
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Is websites/services hosted on tor network safe?

I understand that a server can run services (such as nginx) then listen to localhost, then run Tor Server to create a unique tor address and accept traffic from other Tor Servers into it. My question ...
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Whonix and anonsurf

Am using parrot os and I have whonix set up in a VM all the two. But I still run anonsurf whiles connected to the whonix. Will there be any problem or is it a bad thing to do. Thank you
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How can the “Exit Node” be trusted?

What is preventing the "Exit Node" from tampering with the message going to the server, or the message coming back to the user. As far as I understand, the "Exit Node" can read the unencrypted message,...
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JUMPSHOT/AVAST and TOR

I guess that by now some of you have seen Vice's article on AVAST and how they are basically mining everything going on in your browsers. If not you can read and be afraid here: https://www.vice.com/...
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Running netstat while relay running forwarded/leaked listening ports/conntrack data?

Did netstat leak data about my open ports? Im running a middle relay through WSL, everything is fine and im monitoring it with nyx in WSL as debian-tor user. sudo -u debian-tor nyx Then I run ...
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How to capture tor cells?

i have been reading in various papers that user is able to caputre tor cell packets and modify some bits or monitor them (RELAYCOMMANDBEGIN,RELAYCOMMANDDATA, RE-LAYCOMMANDEND, RELAYCOMMANDSENDME, RE-...
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Tor and Windows 10, a combination that can only fail?

i have been using tor on my older windows version without anything else. how does this look with windows 10? i don't trust windows 10 too much since beeing forced to have it.
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Tor and IPv6 exit nodes

I use Windows and created my own program in which I use tor.exe. Only I need an exit node with IPv6. How do I configure torrc for this?

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