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Failed to connect to Tor network?

It is repeatedly warning you about the time being wrong. A synchronized clock is extremely important to make a connection to anything even if you've been able to download all of the consensus ...
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How to use Tor with Google Chrome?

From the Arch Linux Wiki: chromium --proxy-server="socks5://127.0.0.1:9050" --host-resolver-rules="MAP * 0.0.0.0 , EXCLUDE myproxy" However as the wiki explicitly warns: this will be used for ...
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Failed to connect to Tor network?

The first warning in the logs is this: 11/6/2015 7:05:53 AM.400 [WARN] Our clock is 1 days, 21 hours, 54 minutes behind the time published in the consensus network status document (2015-11-08 10:00:...
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Tor browser user-agent strings

Tor browser user-agent strings at this point in time Dec-31-2014 for the current version is: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; rv:31.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/31.0 In the past Tor browser has used many ...
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How to torify a web browser?

This isn't really possible, and officially advised against. The whole reason the Tor Browser was created was because of the difficulties in trying to make other browsers "safe". Have a look at the ...
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Failed to connect to Tor network?

This line if very descriptive: 27-05-2015 10:55:01.356 [WARN] Our clock is 17 hours, 4 minutes behind the time published in the consensus network status document (2015-05-28 03:00:00 UTC). Tor ...
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Load an html file in tails browser while offline?

This is a restriction put in place by AppArmor to confine Tor Browser, as such cannot open files in the users home directory or mounted media except where explicitly excepted. For this purpose, there ...
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How can I use Tor as a proxy for another browser?

If you are using linux, you can start another browser with Tor by using command: torify iceweasel In firefox you can of course set your proxy to a Tor proxy. Just insert 192.168.2.1:9150
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Can I log in if I browse with Tor? Is it safe?

If you log in to any of these account you lose your anonymity. If you log in to any account, you are telling them who you are. Tor can not protect your anonymity if you are advertising who you are to ...
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Do I have to uninstall my other browsers before using Tor Browser Bundle?

If you are using the Tor Browser Bundle, then there is no need to uninstall your other browsers first. Anything you do in TBB will be anonymous, anything you do in your normal browser will not. If ...
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Unable to connect in China

Sebastian advised you to use the meek transport. However you can also use the current version of Tor browser. This has support for a new protocol called obfs4. Just use the dropdown menu at the green ...
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Tor browser and Google hangouts

The first thing to do - if it doesn't compromise you in any way - is to check these things work without Tor. The Google Talk client on Windows is no longer supported - it's not a problem with Tor. "...
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Why does Tor Browser use Firefox?

Tor Browser is a set of design goals for anonymous browsing. See: The Design and Implementation of the Tor Browser. So, while the current Tor Browser that's distributed is a patched version of ...
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How to make tor browser work with the system tor service rather than the tor service provided with the browser

From the guide I wrote, available on the Tor Project wiki here: Add or edit the following lines in your torrc: # add these flags to SocksPort to act like Tor Browser SocksPort 9050 IPv6Traffic ...
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DuckDuckGo does not work correctly through Tor

May I suggest that you try the onion address for DuckDuckgo? : https://3g2upl4pq6kufc4m.onion/ It's what I use and find it well, cleaner in the way it presents itself. Also, and I don't know if it ...
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Whatsapp Web QR Code flashes and vanishes

Enter about:config into the address bar. You'll see a warning. Please be careful when making changes. Enter privacy.resistFingerprinting.autoDeclineNoUserInputCanvasPrompts into the search bar and ...
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Tor vs Brave - which is technically more effective to hinder user tracking - fingerprint generalization or randomization?

I think you're not going to get a lot of good answers because no one has done a study comparing the two in detail and AFAIK that hasn't been done yet. If we think about it, The Tor Project wants ...
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TOR 10: An Error Occurred ‘try again’ Playback ID on YouTube

https://blog.torproject.org/new-release-tor-browser-100 Update 1700 UTC 2020-09-24: After investigating the error seen by Windows users while playing videos on Youtube, a user helped us identify the ...
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Can't set master password in the tor browser

It's a bug that will be fixed soon, see: https://gitlab.torproject.org/tpo/applications/tor-browser/-/issues/40506
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Can't set master password in the tor browser

This got fixed as of 10.5.4 (based on Mozilla Firefox 78.13.0esr): Source: https://blog.torproject.org/new-release-tor-browser-1054
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Tor Browser always display substitute tofu character after update

Found working solution (at least for Fedora 35) go into font.config file line 37 in the home folder ~/.local/share/torbrowser/tbb/x86_64/tor-browser_en-US/Browser/TorBrowser/Data/fontconfig/fonts....
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If i download Tor will i keep my other browsers and be able to use them still?

Sure you will be able to use your browsers: it's just another browser on your system. And - regardless of many others - it's installer does not set it as a default totally, so you are free to use it ...
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Remove bookmarks from tor browser

Download the Tor Browser from https://www.torproject.org/projects/torbrowser.html.en Copy <old-browser>/Browser/TorBrowser/Data/Tor/state to <new-browser>/Browser/TorBrowser/Data/Tor/state ...
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How do i avoid the "i am not a robot" verification when i open a new website?

See: https://tor.stackexchange.com/a/10456/12737 (can't mark as duplicate, no votes or accepted answers. seems a problem with stackexchange and anonymity where people ask with "anonymous" accounts ...
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Tor browser and Google hangouts

I know that is not problem in Tor browser, but something has changed in Google account. Many webs use Javascript, Flash, html5, third party cookies and other things, which are not secure or good for ...
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tor vs https://startpage.com

A user agent identifies your browser (Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari, etc.) and provides certain system details to the websites you visit. Your web browser automatically sends this information to ...
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tor vs https://startpage.com

The igcognito mode of Chrome prevents the Chrome browser to remember what you were browsing/downloading while using the Chrome browser. It never protects your anonymity from the websites you visit. ...
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IDM CC extension is not working in Tor browser

Dear just use previous version of IDMCC extension. like IDMCC 7.3.89 version. Don't use previous version of IDM, just use old version of IDMCC file. the latest version of IDMCC is 7.3.91
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Do I have to uninstall my other browsers before using Tor Browser Bundle?

What you do on a browser besides Tor Browser Bundle (TBB) does not affect what you do on TBB. For example: You google how to eat cats on Tor Browser Bundle. Then you close TBB and open up Firefox. In ...
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Unable to connect in China

Bridges are a way to make a connection not directly with the Tor network, but using a server that isn't part of the official network even tho it runs Tor. Unfortunately, they don't work in China. What ...
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