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Getting WebRTC built into TOR

see Ways to Build Tor Browser and #8178. You'd need to edit the build process to not use the --disable-webrtc flag. Simply copying the files will not be sufficient, since they are built into firefox ...
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Enable plugins on Tor

Look, using plug-ins in the Tor Browser is the same as using your default browser. Any protection from Tor is lost because the plugins COMPLETELY IGNORE THE PROXY SETTINGS. If you want to use ...
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Random user agent in Tor Browser

All Tor browsers has standardized user agent which helps to make Tor users to be less distinguishable from each other. By changing your user agent periodically, you are making yourself more unique ...
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Q & A: How do Firefox addons remove your privacy and anonymity while using the Tor browser?

How Firefox Addons remove your anonymity/privacy: The addon collects data on the Tor browser user. Many addons usually collect some form of data and even if the Tor browser does protect the user to ...
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Is there any easy download manager that currently works with tor on a linux machine?

There are no safe plugins except those that come with Tor Browser because none of the others have been tested to confirm that they are safe. Personally, I sometimes use torsocks with wget. It's more ...
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Enable plugins on Tor

Documenting my findings in case it helps someone else. Requisites Tor > Privacy and Security settings > uncheck "Disable browser plugins (such as Flash)" To Install Adobe Flash (23.0.0.205) 1) ...
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How do I enable plugins so I can use Tor to see sites that require plugins, and how do i prevent IP leak?

You prevent IP leaks by using the tor browser bundle in its most paranoid security setting. Enabling plugins will expose you to deanonymouzation techniques. Enabling a firewall does not help. The ...
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Download and play video

The latest Tor Browser update enabled the MediaSource video playing, this was set as default in Firefox 42.0, and thus when Tor Browser upgraded from 38 ESR to 45 ESR in 6.0 this change came into ...
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Is the usage of download managers a security risk?

Yes, the plugin should work via Tor network, and it will not do anything to hurt your anonymity since it is only using multiple HTTP connections like the browser do during browsing.
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Any way to use Flash with Tor (to ONLY view country-blocked video streams)?

In the first answer you got the hint to use proxies to watch the videos. Beside Tor there are another way. You could use savefrom.net to watch and download the Videos. Beside: this would not use the ...
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Any way to use Flash with Tor (to ONLY view country-blocked video streams)?

Stealthy is good. The other option is to use psiphon to appear to be in a different country. Also its dependent on whether the web server or the CDN/streaming server is doing the checks. I'm no expert ...
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Does not work soundcloud plugins

You can torsocks together with a program like youtube-dl to download audio files from soundcloud and then play them locally.
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Have Tor appear to be a different browser

You can run but you can't hide. Changing your user agent won't make you fool websites into thinking that you're using another browser. You really shouldn't do that, it will only make you stand out. ...
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Have Tor appear to be a different browser

During my research with Tor Browser and Tails version Fingerprinting I found out that there are many things that differ. You can for example request resource URL:s and check the error message returned....
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How can I check if a Firefox plugin is a deanonymization threat?

Some addons can be extremely helpful, f.ex. RequestPolicy. As of https://superuser.com/questions/137931/can-websites-see-my-firefox-addons, you need to distinguish plugins (Java, Flash, etc) and ...
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