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How do Google servers discriminate anonymous users?

Error 403 and CAPTCHA are appearing because the exit node you're using is not dedicated to you only: Many people are using it, including to access Google and other services. It seems - on a website ...
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Tor Browser won't launch after torrc file edited for hidden services

Make sure you have the directory C:\Users\UserName\tor_service and tor has read, write, and execute permissions.
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WARN: Failed to find node for hop 0 of our path. Discarding this circuit

Tor needs an accurate clock to work correctly. Please sync your time with an NTP (Network Time Protocol) server. Debian family On Debian based machines use package ntpdate. sudo ntpdate -v pool....
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Can't connect to the Tor Network

It's a big probability that it was a clock skew: on reboot many OS'es and distro's are updating the local time using NTP protocol, so - once you've got rebooted you had an accurate time and was able ...
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Tor.service boot errors?

The "owner" conditional, as per the AppArmor wiki: The owner keyword is used to make the rule conditional on object ownership. Specifically the task must have the same euid/fsuid as the object ...
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Windows 10 Error

Never run it as admin, nothing in Tor Browser requires administrator privileges. Running it as administrator greatly increases the damage that could be done if your browser was compromised. The ...
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PERROR torsocks [2893]

If you want to use Tor Browser's Tor instance you'll have to use TorPort 9150. Alternatively, you can install a global Tor instance. This doesn't work if you're running the alpha version of Tor ...
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http status code 404 (Not found)

It's trying to lookup a relay that seems to no longer exist, specifically whatever relay corresponds to the 58......88C fingerprint. It's possible that it does still exist, it just wasn't found on ...
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Twitter "Like" and "Retweet" buttons don't work on Tor Browser anymore

This has been fixed for the next Tor Browser release. Please see the ticket below and test if possible: https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/21555
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How to make a Tor relays ORPort and DirPort reachable?

I think you are looking for NoAdvertise and NoListen flags. The manual says: ORPort [address:]PORT|auto [flags] Advertise this port to listen for connections from Tor clients and servers. ...
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Loading relay information failed (connection timeout - 109.163.234.9:443)

rm -r ~/Library/Application\ Support/TorBrowser-Data worked for me on macOS. As noted on torproject.org DataDirectory DIR Store working data in DIR. Can not be changed while tor is running. ...
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How to fix CAPTCHA error on GitHub signup over Tor?

Use recently launched Tor Exit Node The workaround is to hand pick a Tor Exit Node that is very new on the Internet (launched hours ago). We only need this for the signup step. It is critical to ...
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Set a tor server behind http proxy

First of all that isn't how you make Tor use an HTTP proxy. HTTPProxy host[:port] Tor will make all its directory requests through this host:port (or host:80 if port is not specified), rather than ...
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System tor does nothing after a system wide upgrade

This is a known issue on Ubuntu/Debian, there's a conflict with apparmor because Tor is still running as root when it tries to scan the hidden service directories. They're looking into making the ...
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Error 462 Not Allowed

It seems they run a Varnish caching server in front of their page. The server tries to find out if someone connects over Tor and blocks this connection. I tried to use http://archive.is and to ...
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Error 462 Not Allowed

I can get lifewire through Tor by just running its link anonymously in Startpage. For example: use DDG or Startpage and search on (w/out quotes) "lifewire.com". Click on Anonymous View for that https:...
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Almost (crosses fingers) New User, getting Error: "This app can't run on your pc"

The application is under 32-bit, 64-bit or 32/64-bit link, depending on OS. (sig) contains only signature of the application, for integrity checking purposes.
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Using Telegram Web inside Tor Browser: Log-in attempts fail several times?

Sometimes websites will block Tor users because they can't tell the difference between the average Tor user and some malicious or automated traffic. Source: My favorite website is blocking access ...
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Windows 10 tor relay use 100% CPU

Personally, I don't recommend running a relay on Windows. It is well known to have many issues, and extremely buggy. Most relays run on Linux systems because they tend to be more reliable, and Windows ...
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Windows 10 tor relay use 100% CPU

This is ticket for problem. It is caused by diff cache, there is also workaround. https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/24857
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Windows 10 tor relay use 100% CPU

Pretty sure its a knows issue. I had same problem and through googling i found you can set its process priority to below normal and its affinity to only use one core in task manager - details - right ...
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Tor Browser for Mac 7.x crashes at startup

Create a account on https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/register and create a new ticket so that the TBB developers can fix the issue.
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DHCPREQUEST: send_packet: Operation not permitted

You need to follow Whonix documentation for combining VPNs. Otherwise they conflict with Whonix's firewall. https://www.whonix.org/wiki/Tunnels/Introduction Should I be concerned or do anything ...
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Twitter "Like" and "Retweet" buttons don't work on Tor Browser anymore

I just verified this issue. It appears that the auth_token is not being sent in the JSON request form, even though it is included in the headers. Request URL: https://api.twitter.com/1.1/favorites/...
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Posting error messages

First it is important to know what you consider private/sensitive information. @canonizing ironize wrote some good hints in their comment. By default Tor sets SafeLogging which means that IP ...
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Tor Error Log - non-control connections-any solution

The log you're showing can be MitM - and there's how to check it: make a su to your Tor user do a traceroute to the 109.105.109.147 - or also to other IP's that are mentioned in that Problem ...
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Weird htop output? (screenshot)

These are threads, this is normal. They're not multiple instances of firefox but instead a single instance that has multiple threads created for it. This may be more apparent if you press F5 to view ...
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Launch Tor I get: "The Tor executable is missing."

AVG deleted my Tor executable a few days ago. Just download the package and unzip, etc., again and see what happens. I told AVG to ignore it. I haven't had a problem with any scans since then, ...
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Tor Browser Doesn't Play Videos From SkillShare.com On VPS

OK solved the problem after a thorough research. This update was required: Update for Desktop Experience Decoder for Windows Server 2008 R2 (KB2483177) https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/...
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Tor browser error after editing torrc file for Hidden Service OSX

In another question you try to find the torrc for Tor Browser, if this is being run in a Tor Browser context then the directory likely won't exist and the tor process itself (running as your user) ...
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