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The proxy server is refusing connections

So wierd. I faced this problem in my windows. I figured the issue could be similar with my tor browser aswell. The tor browser application is in a new folder in Desktop. Recently I move everything ...
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Why doesn't Tor browser block HTTP by default?

It's not enabled by default because it would block a significant fraction of the Internet for users. Blocking HTTP-only traffic will likely come in the future once Tor Browser is using a version of ...
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tor-browser connection problem

Late reply: I guess that this happens because of a proxy. In that case go to the settings of torbrowser-launcher with the following command: torbrowser-launcher --settings Then tick ''Download over ...
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Should use same ISP for Tor and Real life?

There is no direct problem in connecting to Tor from the connection that you also use to perform other activities, assuming that it is safe for you to use Tor in the first place (I.E. that it's not ...
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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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Relay remains unmeasured for over 30 days

HATEthePLOT, the problem with my relay appears to be corrected. All five active bwauth servers are measuring my relay. The three bwauth servers that were previously egress blocked by my firewall (...
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Relay remains unmeasured for over 30 days

I have run a Tor relay for fifteen years, and I am seeing a similar issue with my relay. For privacy reasons, I apologize in advance for not listing my relay's nickname. According to Tor Metrics, on ...
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Tor safe when taking future in to account?

Quantum threat is a real thing, especially in context of Shor's algorithm for a possible attack vector, for example. But there're a lot of quantum-resistant things like LWE and some EC's, so - using a ...
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Server Not Found

The computer running your hidden service must be running for it to be accessible. Small single-board computers like a Raspberry Pi are a relatively inexpensive way to run an always-on service (but ...
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Trying to pass TTL expired error: socks.SOCKS5Error: 0x06: TTL expired

proxies = { 'http': 'socks5h://127.0.0.1:9050', 'https': 'socks5h://127.0.0.1:9050' socks proxies are not the same as http/https proxies. You can't interchange the two. you will need to use a ...
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What's the problem here?

That log shows that Tor couldn't connect to one of the Proxy clients. If that's the last message that you got, then the issue is pretty minor. One of the many proxies are unavailable. Simply try to ...
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anyone know why my tor wont connect

Looking like Tor may be censored or otherwise blocked on your network. Your best bet is to use a bridge. As a precaution though, before going all put just try restarting Tor browser or reinstalling, ...
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i cant open tor. im from argentina and this is the error

the messages are there for a reason... please read it and act accordingly: Received NETINFO cell with skewed time (OR:154.35.175.225:443): It seems that our clock is behind by 5 hours, 5 minutes, ...
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TOR won't load because no permission

Ok. Had the same problem once. The issue is an user called "debian-tor" on Linux should own /var/lib/Tor and /etc/tor You have to use chown as sudo sudo chown -R debian-tor /var/lib/tor sudo chown -...
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The first time it connected just fine but now this happens

It's not really clear why Tor doesn't start in your case, but from your log, it could mean: Your ISP (Internet Service Provider) blocks all Tor connections. In your log, Tor said that it cannot ...
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My TOR connection keeps timing out

It looks like the Tor service you are trying to connect to is down. You should try later, or contact the server operator Also, you should try restarting Tor browser: it may be a bad circuit
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What is the problem here?

the messages are there for a reason... please read it and act accordingly: Our clock is 5 hours, 32 minutes behind the time published in the consensus network status document (2019-02-03 18:00:00 ...
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Can't run Tor on Mac Book pro

I recommend deleting the application, and re-installing. Download the version of Tor compatible with your machine from Tor Project. You can check whether your system is 64-bit or 32-bit by opening ...
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Tor Browser stopped by Windows defender Controlled Folder Access

I struggled with this same problem until I allowed the following 2 applications thru Controlled Folder Access: firefox.exe in the folder: \Tor Applications\Tor Browser\Browser\ and tor.exe in the ...
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Why is it when i go to .onion sites that I'm told that my connection is not secure or encrytped?

tl;dr Every connection to a hidden service is anonymous and encrypted. This is just a UX bug. The absence of a lock (or a "secure connection" message) just means that the site you're connected to ...
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Notice: Your relay has a very large number of connections to other relays

So I believe I found the answer to this, in case anyone stumbles across this... According to a thread on Tor's bug tracker, this is "normal" and is only a concern if the number is greater than 60. ...
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Tor (with bridges) keeps giving "connections have failed" in command line (while working ok through Tor Browser)?

The problem is due to missing Pluggable-Transports configuration. The Pluggable-Transports configuration exists within the torrc-defaults file. You can include it using --defaults-torrc like this: "...
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Tor can't connect to my internet

I found out that I hadn't burrowed deep enough into the Tor browser folders but when i did i found the tor.exe file which i then gave access through my firewall and, voila, Tor Browser works fine. I ...
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The proxy server is refusing connections

I had the same issue and then I realized that I ignored the initial pop-up when starting Tor that suggests to move the downloaded .dmg file to Applications (just as @bradreaves recommends above in his ...
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Obfs4 connections don't work anymore on local wifi hotspot!

Try using other pluggable transports such as: meek-amazon meek-azure fte ... If no one works then try to use IPv6 normal bridges (which you can get at bridges.torproject.org).
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