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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 are two folders that can be accessed in the users home directory, defined by these rules in /etc/apparmor.d/torbrowser: owner "@{HOME}/Tor Browser/" rw, ...


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Requesting a new circuit will get you exactly that -- a new circuit. It does not mean that Tor won't pick the same exit again, and it will not clean any cookies. It is trivial then of course for a site to recognize you again. What you want and what was already suggested is "New Identity". Unfortunately, Tor Browser currently has to restart to get you a ...


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Did you install Tails from the first Tails USB media into the second USB media? As of August 2018, Tails requires 2 USB media in order to end up with a secure installation. With the first USB medium you can boot a minimal Tails system which works "ok" but has several limitations and is a bit relaxed about some security settings. So from there you need to ...


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Yes, from the top bar of the desktop: Applications -> Accessories -> Files On the Files window, on the bookmarks bar on the left, scroll to the bottom of the list and select Other Locations. At the bottom of the Other Locations window it says Connect To Server, there's a box next to it to type in a server address. Enter a server address, which would look ...


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You cannot, the persistent storage does not cater to this kind of editing, for good reason. The ability to edit persistence is something that can be done from the amnesia user. This user is intentionally unprivileged by default. If the amnesia user was able to make persistent changes to torrc this would allow an attacker who managed to exploit a process ...


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It is fine to use an ISO image and persistent volume in the way the question describes. However, You can create persistent volumes on any device but Tails won't do it for you and such configurations aren't supported. Tails persistent volumes can go on any device. From the persistence design documentation: the underlying tools will support storage on ...


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The Firefox profile is not part of Tails persistence framework for reasons related to upgrades and safety. If it's only about the extensions, there might be a way though. If the extensions are in Debian you can use the Additional software packages feature of the persistence framework to install the extensions automatically. Please note that any extensions ...


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The guard nodes are individual per Tor process. So if you have a GNU/Linux machine and a local Tor daemon installed and also use the Tor Browser Bundle as packaged version, there are two Tor binaries on your system. Both use a different set of guard nodes and does not synchronise them in any way. You can find the guard nodes of your Tor process by looking ...


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