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This is recommended against by The Tor Project. And I quote their FAQ: In short, using any browser besides Tor Browser with Tor is a really bad idea. Our efforts to work with the Chrome team to add missing APIs were unsuccessful, unfortunately. Currently, it is impossible to use other browsers and get the same level of protections as when using the ...


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"... and user tracking should be a simple matter to remove." That's the tricky part. It's rather impossible than simple. There are several fingerprinting and privacy related bugs which seem to be impossible to patch. For more detailed info see: https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/wiki/doc/ImportantGoogleChromeBugs


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Currently the only safe web browser to use with Tor is Tor Browser. Tor Browser is based on Firefox but incorporates changes which are necessary to protect against profiling attacks. Many of the modifications which are needed are performed by the Torbutton Firefox add-on but other changes have to be made at the code level. It would be nice if Chrome was an ...


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Proxy SwitchySharp supports SOCKS. Here's an article on How to browse the web anonymously with Google Chrome in Linux that covers configuration in detail. Note that there are some security holes when using this method to browse via Tor in Chrome, including but possibly/probably not limited to: By default your DNS lookups will leak. To avoid this you must ...


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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 fetching http and https only, a great deal of work was put into ensuring "Proxy Obedience" in Tor Browser. Forcing Chromium to fetch content outside of the Tor proxy ...


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Chrome browser uses an own binary, safes its configuration and other files in a special location. So all things that Chrome does is divided from other software in your system especially from the Tor Browser Bundle. So Chrome does not manipulate a Tor Browser Bundle and the TBB does not manipulate Chrome. However if you're using Chrome and the Tor Browser ...


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When you are using Flash (swf files), you are letting the door to your anonymity wide open. Flash can see your IP address and reveal it to the hosting site, thus de-anonymizing you. Furthermore, consider using an open-source browser such as Firefox or TorBrowser. They are safer than closed-source browsers such as Google Chrome, and they don't have a ...


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Desktop XP sp2 IE and Chrome Summary of my Error Message: Your connection is not private Attackers might be trying to steal your information from www.torproject.org (for example, passwords, messages or credit cards). Etc as detailed above. I get this message when trying to access lots of websites via both IE and Chrome. Tried all the suggested actions ...


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[My answer assumes you're trying to use Chrome as a replacement for the TBB, to the same anonymous ends.] To cut a long story short: don't use Chrome. Even if you get it "working", your privacy won't be as protected as it is when using the Tor Browser Bundle and the modified version of Firefox contained therein. For more details on why not to use Chrome, ...


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The Torbutton - which is a major part of the Tor Browser - is effectively a Firefox extension. However, it can only be used as part of the Tor Browser itself, rather than be added to a vanilla Firefox instance. (I think it used to be a standalone add-on that could be added to a vanilla Firefox instance - someone with longer experience can correct me here.) ...


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I've no idea how your "VPN extension" loaded the onion but I have heard of some VPN providers who will proxy .onion. In these cases the VPN provider gets to see all your traffic to the onion, it's not encrypted at all when traversing the VPN providers network. This clearly breaks the end-to-end encryption properties of an onion address. As for putting an ...


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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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yes, it is very likely that you are track-able and depending on your settings and usage you may sooner or later reveal you identity. there are reasons why Tor Browser is based on Firefox and not on Chromium... (and Chrome is even by far more worse!) if you want anonymity and you are not sure what you are doing, please do the things and use the things as ...


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I'm sorry to hear you are having trouble with the Tor Browser Bundle. Tor Browser 8, which is based on Firefox Quantum, is planned for release early September and may fix some of the render slowness you see in Tor Browser 7. I recommend being extremely cautious using a third party browser extension claiming to route your connection through Tor. It has not ...


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It will ask your dns server about wahteveroniondomain.onion, the dns server will have your ip and your isp could know about this request (DNS is not encrypted and often times your ISP runs the dns server you use by default). I have never heard of such tracking and you would likely be find and nothing would happen.


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Impossible. And not due to the API limitations. The reason is that browser plugins can be not just disabled, but controlled from browser, enlisted e.t.c... All-in-one conception is turning dead when there's too much things aboard : every piece of software must do it's job an it's job only. Another argument is that the browser is not an ultimate container for ...


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It will not be anonymous. Tor Browser is made to have the same user agent, fingerprint, and settings for all users (if they don't install add-ons), so sites can't tell Tor Browser users from each other. Chrome (and other browsers) is not an anonymous browser and doesn't have fingerprinting defenses, so if you simply set Chrome to use as a proxy, your ...


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Ohai ! You can use chromium with tor like that (look man) : chromium --proxy-server="socks5://127.0.0.1:9050" It should work :>


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See, there is such options in config file of Tor, /etc/tor/torrc: SocksPort 9050 SocksListenAddress 127.0.0.1 You could find the same in your torrc, uncomment it and launch your browser with "Proxy settings", proxy type: socks5, address: 127.0.0.1, port 9050.


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TBB uses its own configuration. (Firefox settings are independent from the system.) Chrome uses the default system settings. Those two won't go into each other's way, or even know their counterpart exists.


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