Hot answers tagged

3 votes

How to speed up tor

With plenty of relays available on both sides of the Atlantic, you may find that a Tor circuit often forms picking relays on both sides, which adds to latency. If you see countries on the opposite ...
jchevali's user avatar
3 votes
Accepted

Is there a public view of the Tor network speed?

The Tor Project provides the Tor Metrics website which allows you to see a variety of details about the network. You may find the Performance page useful.
Steve's user avatar
  • 3,132
2 votes

download speed when using tor browser

Your connection speed depends on the Tor relays involved in the current circuit. So your best bet is to click on the green onion in the Tor Browser. This will show you all three relays. Use Atlas to ...
Jens Kubieziel's user avatar
  • 8,570
2 votes

Are AES-NI crypto instructions used by my Tor (relay) server?

It depends: https://gitweb.torproject.org/tor.git/tree/src/common/aes.c#n44 (Link has been removed, I've been unable to find it in the archive, maybe someone else will.) on if the OpenSSL it was ...
cacahuatl's user avatar
  • 10.9k
1 vote
Accepted

How does TOR divide bandwidth fairly between clients?

Tor doesn't use per-user prioritization because this is very difficult to do in an anonymity network. Instead each relay uses per-circuit prioritization. The main use-case for Tor is interactive web ...
Steve's user avatar
  • 3,132
1 vote

download speed when using tor browser

it's totally OK and it was a fast chain case: tor is not limiting the transfer speed in any way.
Alexey Vesnin's user avatar
  • 6,023
1 vote

USB 3.0/3.1 faster than 2.0 for Tails?

Tails uses the Debian Linux kernel which runs USB at the correct speed. That means that you can expect significantly faster speeds with USB 3 than USB 2. The only caveat is that you have a machine ...
elmerjfudd's user avatar
  • 2,264
1 vote

are there any adjustments I can make to speed this up?

Try getting a new circuit. The one you were on may be bad. Try restarting Tor browser to clean out your circuits However, you will see slower speeds because of the way the Tor network works: In ...
unixandria's user avatar
1 vote

Is a Tor Download anonymos when pausing and resuming it?

It could have two different meanings when this happens: Tor uses another circuit to talk to the other side and this other circuit is faster than the one you used previously. If this is true, you ...
Crsi's user avatar
  • 161
1 vote

Are there problems on tor netowrk?

Some guy on #[email protected] are saying that there is an attack (ddos) to some relay... is that true ? Not for all relays, at least (I operate one). There are around 6000-7000 relays, its unlikely any ...
cacahuatl's user avatar
  • 10.9k
1 vote

Does Netspeeder can speed up Tor service?

No. If it doesn't end up causing a higher error rate/connection issues it still wouldn't net you a noticeable change with your TOR connection rates or overall speed. The tool is made to make already ...
Tayuya Uzumaki's user avatar
1 vote

What about Tor light?

This is not what Tor is about. Going only through 1 IP is not secure at all. This IP could capture all of your in-coming and out-coming traffic easily. (source: wikileaks.org) As with Tor, you ...
NeverMine17's user avatar
1 vote

download speed when using tor browser

TOR is just make it possible that your connection is transferred via 3 extra router: Entry Point Middle Relay Exit Node The download speed is dependent to 5 factors: 3 extra routers of TOR + the web ...
Mir Saman's user avatar
  • 368

Only top scored, non community-wiki answers of a minimum length are eligible