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“Problem Loading Page” when visiting my own page

I have decided to try hosting a hidden service in the TOR network, but every time I try to visit it through a separate machine through the TOR browser client I get a Problem Loading Page error: It ...
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How to install Tails on a multi partition drive

I have a USB drive that has more than one partition, and there is enough space for Tails in one of the partitions. How do I install Tails on a specific partition that's on that USB drive without ...
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Is Tor private when i am connecting to google from the same machine?

For example: On my windows computer, i am visiting a website on the Tor browser. At the same time, i am watching a youtube video on google Chrome on the same windows computer. Can google know which ...
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Settings->General->Sign in button

In the latest (or in a previous one, but not very old) version of TB for ANDROID when you go at Settings->General did you find a sign in button? On top of the page and it says also "sync your ...
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What are some other alternatives to Tor out so far?

What are some other alternatives to Tor so far? And their pros/cons vs tor? I only know about i2p.
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Anyway to reduce or eliminate hops to speed up latency for reverse ssh using tor?

I have tor setup on my raspberrypi located behind my router at home. I mainly use it to SSH into using a .onion address. The connection is very slow due to the hops. Is there a way to disable hops and ...
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How Tor is build and how can someone build something Tor/overlay network or routers?

Things I know: I have been using Tor for like a few years now, and I have a good idea of how "Tor/Onion routing" works. I have gone through the Tor's original paper (by Nick and Roger) and ...
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How do I open external links from within newsboat (RSS reader) in an already open instance of Tor Browser?

I already checked out a similar question, but it's obsolete and didn't quite help me, hence I'm creating a new one. I tried passing arguments to start-tor-browser, firefox and even torbrowser-launcher ...
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Environment variables in torrc file

Is it possible to use environment variables in the torrc file ? My use case: automatically set a list of exit nodes and reload the Tor service.
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should i select the guard node in my hidden service?

everyone. I'm just learning how to use tor, I'm solving my doubts by searching for information on the internet. I love looking for information, but I can't find much about it. The only two ways I've ...
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Using stem with multithreading Python

I am trying to use two circuits in parallel with stem. In tor browser, two different websites use two different circuits. I am trying to get similar functionality in my python code. Here is what I am ...
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Prevent TOR over TOR while using Whonix and Kali Linux

I am using Whonix Gateway to pass the network traffic of the Kali Linux machine. If I run Tor Browser on Kali Linux will there be a tor over tor connection? and if yes, then how can I prevent it, as ...
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Terminal Browser + Tor?

I'm trying to avoid as much apps with a GUI on my PC as possible and the only one that I have a hard time finding a substitute for is Tor. Would using Links (My favorite browser) with JavaScript ...
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Tor Redirection Failure

For some time I thought redirection was broken in iptables. The redirection rules shown in numerous iptables rulesets for Tor failed to ever work under any conditions; the implication s that a ...
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Client Giving Up on My Slow Tor Relay Node?

I am working on a customized relay node for a research project (currently runs very slow), but I am having a hard time testing it because it does not seem to be able to be part of the circuit. I set ...
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Is my torrc safe to use?

My torrc: RunAsDaemon 1 UpdateBridgesFromAuthority 1 UseBridges 1 #TestSocks 1 SafeSocks 1 ClientTransportPlugin obfs4 exec /usr/local/bin/obfs4proxy Bridge obfs4 84.38.65.174:46422 ...
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Tor Browser Bundle failing userAgent spoofing

Using Tor Browser Bundle, I noticed the latest versions I have (9x) did not show user agent in the general.userAgent.override entry in about:config. The browser was downloaded from the Tor Project and ...
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Use Tor as Proxy for Internet

I want to use Tor as a proxy. Or more specifically reroute my Internet traffic from for example my browser over Tor to change my location. I found out you can set entry and exit nodes by country if ...
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Would it be possible to port Tor to Musl libc?

I didn't go through the source code of Tor yet but as far as I know the executable doesn't work on Musl out of the box. The executable basically does nothing when I open it. I did see that Tor itself ...
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Using tshark with Chutney?

I am trying to debug a customized Tor relay node (which is dynamically instrumented), so I set up a small virtual network using Chutney. For some reason, the client Tor node in Chutney cannot connect ...
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Help needed understanding beginning of the Tor relay lifecycle

I am trying to understand how does a new Tor relay begins its life. I understand that the relay will form server descriptors based on its config and send them to all the known directory authorities as ...
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How to install a newer GCC version (gcc 9.3.0) in Tails?

I am trying to run a software in Tails that needs to have gcc 9.3.0 installed to launch. If I do gcc --version I see that the currently installed version is 8.3.0. How can I install 9.3.0? I'm sure ...
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Tor client node ignores `set_config` from Stem

I was doing some experiments for a project on a Tor test network. I used Chutney to set up a small network and Stem to control one of the client nodes in the network. Because I made some changes on a ...
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Problem connecting, socks failure

Recently I'm not able to connect anymore to Tor and other vpns through my provider who blocks access to them. I reinstalled Tor, got bridges from the email, but it still doesn't work. The log says : [...
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Resources for Learning Tor Prerequisite Knowledge

While the basic concept of Tor as an anonymity tool is intuitive, most of the literature describing Tor at a lower level is pretty heavily intertwined with computer networking and security concepts. ...
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Data sources containing onion URL sites

Aside from hidden wiki's, what other data sources can .onion URLs be found in? I'm looking for a list of potential types of places that contain .onion URLs, and the relative likelihood in finding them ...
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How to modify the TOR connection timeout?

TOR seems to drop the initial choice and select a new guard node, when it fails to build a circuit/connect to a guard node within a certain time interval (which is in the order of 30-60 seconds). Can ...
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Change IP address used by TOR connections

I have configured a TOR hidden service using the default setup, meaning that requests come from 127.0.0.1. Is there a way to set up a different subnet to divide TOR connections from localhost ones? ...
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Onion circuits on tails

When I open onion circuits on tails the first column all have the same name, fingerprint, ip, is that normal?
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Automated script for selecting fast TOR circuit?

I noticed a significant variance in bandwidth with different TOR circuits. Some are fast enough for streaming HD videos, while others take ages just loading web pages unless Javascript is deactivated. ...
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tor isn't routing, how do I configure it?

Operating system: Ubuntu 20.04 uname -r: 5.4.0-40-generic Tor installed via sudo apt-get install tor tor version: 0.4.2.7. Command used to start tor: sudo service tor start Status output: ● tor....
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obfs4 bridge every 10-20 seconds send and receive some data on static or default browser pages

Is it kind of normal experience? When I'm just on static, already downloaded page or default Tor browser page, in network statistics on PC every ~5-10-20 sec small unidentified packets send or receive ...
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How can I configure android Tor browser version 9.5 to use my prefered exitnodes?

I have already attempted to A: Change torrc file located at /data/data/org.torproject.torbrowser/app_torservice/torrc, but this file is rewritten at app launch. B: Do the same but 'live', (i.e. ...
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Is there an estimate of how much overload data Tor Browser will require in comparison with a regular browser?

I surf the web in Tor with the monthly limited data plan of my mobile phone, whose connection I tether to my computer. Since it is limited, I wonder how much extra data I spend with Tor Browser that I ...
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Can I get around Tor Disable Network setting with Bridges?

How do I disable the Tor Disable Network setting? Will bridges help me to connect to a new hub for WiFi?
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Are '.onion' websites safer/better than 'normal' clearnet websites like '.com'?

This might is a bad question, but I'm using Tor to still access clearnet websites like duckduckgo.com and since there is also an onion version, here's my question: Is a difference between using ...
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Disable Network Set

I am changing to a new network with Sky but my Tor keeps switching it off and says Disable Network set. I have upgraded to Sky Q and have a new hub which means a new network.
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Is there any easy download manager that currently works with tor on a linux machine?

Preferable a safe plugin to tor browser. HK sucks right now and I think it will only get worse.
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What data structures in Tor are directly or indirectly influenced by user's IP address?

I am conducting research on information propagation on Tor and wondering if anyone knows specific data structures (or fields within data structures) that are directly or indirectly influenced by a ...
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Is HTTP referers contain real risks?

I read that network.http.sendRefererHeader should be switched from default 2 to zero because like authors pointed out it sends real IPs in this reffers.Does it true, have sense or contain real risks ...
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Why in Tor browser Duckduckgo (dot) com browser has changed to html (dot) duckduckgo (dot) com?

Question in tittle. Is it okay or some issues happened??
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TorBrowser connected through Chutney uses real external Tor nodes

I have setup a Chutney tool successfully and was wondering if I can route my traffic through a Chutney-made network and to the internet. I was going to test that using TorBrowser and providing custom ...
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Tor relay cache directory location

I have just moved my tor relay on a raspberry pi on a cheap microsd card, so I would like its I/O to reduce to a minimum to avoid destroying it in a month or so. I have already set AvoidDiskWrites 1 ...
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How can i open a new Window at Tor Browser that has an new Circuit without click on the new Circuit Button?

I want open new windows directly with new circuit build
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Question about Nyx connections tab

I've just set up my first Tor node in my home (non-exit) and it seems to be working great, no issues setting it up. It was actually really easy which is awesome. I have a question about one piece of ...
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What is the difference between the Tor browser initiated by Firefox v68.9.0esr and Brave Version 1.10.97 Chromium: 83.0?

I'm using Tor browser initiated through Firefox v68.9.0esr and Brave Version 1.10.97 Chromium: 83.0 interchangeably for quite some time now. While automating I'm able to able to start a Mozilla based ...
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Asterisk VoIP Server over OpenVPN in Tor Hidden Service

Evening. Generate encryption keys with OpenSSL. OpenVPN server openvpn.conf configuration file: mode server tls-server dev tun proto tcp-server port 1194 server 10.8.0.0 255.255.0.0 ca /vpn/ca.crt ...
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Does ISP know I have an onion server if I set up a onion website at home?

I wanna set up a onion server at home . But does my ISP know that ??
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Android for Anonymizing Middlebox

I am fairly new in the world of understanding the internet and how it works, not to mention the privacy aspect... you all probably know the steep curb that's towering ahead of me; so apologies if my ...
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Configure for one hop only

I am using Tor only as a cheap proxy. I want to avoid the target website from knowing my IP address and my threat vector does not include any other types of surveillance. Is there a way to switch to ...

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