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Why can't I open most of the onion sites?

First make sure your clock, date, and timezone are set correctly. Also check the log for any issues. Many sites has gone down, and are not online anymore that are linked to all over the place. Then ...
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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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Why can't I open most of the onion sites?

but almost every single onion site If you can connect to one .onion address, then there is no reason on your end why you could not connect to all of them. The Hidden Service itself could be down or ...
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Why can't I open most of the onion sites?

If the above doesn't work, here are the longshots: Try using a different computer. It could be a configuration error. While most issues stem from the clock/date/timezone as mentioned above, it ...
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Tor not starting

You're starting it wrong. You perhaps want service tor start, depending on your OS. What you're doing here is running Tor, as root, with commandline arguments of --service start. Tor has never heard ...
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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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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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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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TBB 4.0 install - "Something Went Wrong! Tor is not working in this browser."

How did you upgrade? The directory layout of the Tor browser bundle has changed in version 4.0, so extracting the new bundle over the old directory probably won't work. (Instead move or delete the old ...
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Errors when starting Tor browser on Linux

As per this suggestion http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/debian-26/why-apt-get-comes-with-error-on-this-802849/ I ran ifconfig lo up and everything worked. I have zero clue what this does, ...
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Error creating network socket: No buffer space available

I only find links to a site that is no longer available Are you running on a "virtual server" by any chance? http://wiki.noreply.org/noreply/TheOnionRouter/TorFAQ#VServer leads to 404 but ...
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Error installing Tor on my Mac

This is a linker error, meaning you're (probably) missing a library that's required for Tor to build properly. Undefined symbols for architecture x86_64: "_SSL_set_session_secret_cb", referenced from:...
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Can't open Tor Browser in Mac OSX Yosemite 10.10.4

What you downloaded is a DMG — a disk image. When it opens, it is a read-only filesystem like a CD or DVD. You have to copy the application out of the DMG before you can run it. And then you have ...
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need help with ( Tor onion ) theres this error that pops up at sites

Pay attemption in the URL that you are trying to access. If the end has a ".city" (i.e.: afksldhfkhkejhks.onion.city/main_page/)in the URL's end, just delete the ".city" and retry. Onion City is a ...
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need help with ( Tor onion ) theres this error that pops up at sites

Sounds like shenanigans, but on whose end I'm not sure. Find another computer, like in a public library. Download Tor Browser Bundle again (from here: https://www.torproject.org/projects/torbrowser....
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Error message "The application was unable to start correctly (0xc0000022)." whenever I try to open Tor

I was too having the same issue I found my issue was Webroot SecureAnywhere. I just had to disable it while I was using Tor.
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RouterStatusEntryV3 doesn't have members it should have...?

Please file a ticket with code and the descriptor that reproduces this. You're right that the RouterStatusEntryV3 class has a measured attribute. First guess is that you might have a ...
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Tor can't be installed on Whonix GPG download signature could not be verified

This usually happens when your whonix version is 9.4 or below. It is a known bug that will be fixed in version 9.6. For now, here is how you can fix it: Open a terminal in Whonix, then copy & ...
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How to fix error 504 on Android?

This error means you're not receiving a response from the server you're trying to connect to in due time. The likely cause is that you are running Orweb on an unrooted Android device. There is a ...
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