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You've a couple of options: If Github isn't blocked in your network, then you can go to the official Github website for downloading the Tor Browser which is: https://TheTorProject.github.io/gettor (gettor is case sensitive), or you can directly go the official repository for downloading the Tor Browser on Github: https://github.com/TheTorProject/...


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Increasing the number of hops in a Tor circuit has various impacts : Performance is decreased since the path is longer and latency is bigger. A bigger path is also less reliable and more failures will occur. The same goes for Throughput of the circuit. Throughput is better when having three hops. Anonymity is not enhanced as a matter of fact. Increasing ...


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Yes, it is possible (through a source-code change), but it is a bad idea. If an attacker is observing (or controls) the first and last hop of your circuit they will very likely be able to de-anonymize you. Changing to four (or more) hop paths doesn't affect the probability of this occurring but it does slow down your Tor connection and increases the load on ...


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Look for Data/Tor/torrc file inside your Tor Browser Bundle directory. Add the following line to your torrc file: ExitNodes {us} That's all.


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I am going to assume that the question is "How can volunteers be added to the Tor support team?" and give you a general answer. If this is more of a personal request, i.e. "How can Jens be added to the support team?", please contact me directly. Everyone can contribute to the Tor Project with something, regardless of whether they are employees, contractors, ...


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To have your program use the Internet through Tor, just teach it to use Tor as a SOCKS4a or a SOCKS5 proxy. The Wikipedia page on SOCKS should have the information you need.


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Tor isn't a web browser. Tor is an anonymity network and can be used for things other than just visiting websites. Tor Browser is a web browser. It's a fork of Firefox that's been modified and specially configured to run over Tor securely. It's possible to use Tor with any web browser (at least in theory), but configuring your browser to use Tor ...


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While nickm's answer of "Use SOCKS, that's what it's there for" is correct, I think you might be asking the wrong question. If you want to get information about other aspects of Tor, but don't want to perform queries, implement SOCKS, etc. yourself, you can always use one of the existing libraries. In Python, for instance, you can use Stem. If you're ...


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You should create tickets on trac. If you prefer you can use e-mail: Support help@rt.torproject.org for English help-ar@rt.torproject.org for Arabic help-es@rt.torproject.org for Spanish help-fa@rt.torproject.org for Farsi help-fr@rt.torproject.org for French help-zh@rt.torproject.org for Mandarin ...but on e-mail we will create a ticket on Trac, so...


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When you download Tor or the Browser Bundles directly from Tor Project Download Page you can find a link called (sig) this is the asc file you need for verifying the downloaded packages.


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The signature is not bundled with the archive; it can be found on the Tor Project website in the same place as the download (just append .asc to the end of the archive's path or look for the sig link under the download link). See here for a full list of TBB 3.5 archives and signatures.


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Your log tells you, that you have no usable consensus. So I guess, its not about the restricted sites you like to visit, its about your firewall, not letting you connect to the tor-default bridges behind 109.105.109.163. Restart your Tor-Client and read this information for a possible solution: https://www.torproject.org/docs/faq.html.en#BehindANAT


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Your ISP is able to figure out that you're using Tor from the network traffic you make. In particular they can analyze ordinary Tor traffic for telltale fingerprints. If you live in a (relative to those less fortunate) free, fair, democratic nation, they really shouldn't be able to say you cannot use Tor. This is because ordinary Tor traffic uses TLS for ...


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The Tor Project have "private" support options available that include E-Mail, Telephone and SMS. Further details can be found on their website. https://www.torproject.org/about/contact.html.en#support Note however, that with E-Mail you're trusting people along the email route (including both ISPs), as Tor don't post any kind of PGP key to encrypt your ...


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For a tutorial on client usage through tor see here. Stem is one of the most feature complete controller libraries, but there's certainly others available too.


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There are alot of places where sources of Tor may be found, e.g. github. You must remember that Tor is not a panacea and moreover, you must know how to use other software. There are great amount of projects which embed Tor in-self, e.g. yet another torbrowser, Tails LiveCD You can achieve torproject.org via free socks5 proxy or free vpn, e.g. vpngate.net ...


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The term rend desc refers to a rendezvous descriptor. This is a special node for hidden services. In your case this information is missing and so it fails. If I understand it correctly you can wait a few minutes and retry your connection. There is a chance that you'll get a rendezvous descriptor this time..


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This app was already identified as fake. In the public bug tracker you'll find report #10549. A complaint was filed at 26th December 2013. It is unclear how and when Apple will react. I can only recommend to not use this app.


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Tor decided not to support the naming system anymore. There is a proposal which proposes to kill the Named flag. Sebastian Hahn announced this change in August 2014. So instead of names you should use their fingerprints. For instance the relay CatRelay02 has the fingerprint CF6160C40FF2A9FB8A1CB5D02F4A2D56ACDC4CF6. Just insert this into you torrc and it ...


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If you're having trouble saving the changes to the prefs.js file, might be a permissions issue. Did you try updating the pref.js file using terminal: sudo nano ~/Library/Application Support/TorBrowser-Data/Browser/*.default/prefs.js Add user_pref("extensions.torlauncher.control_port_use_socket", false); and Crtl-O to save, Ctrl-X to exit (new user so ...


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There is no official Tor app that is developed by or maintained by the Tor Project. If you trust the Tor Project, that does not necessarily mean you should trust arbitrary Tor apps you find in the iOS store. Maybe they work. Maybe they are safe. That being said, recently the Tor Project has endorsed Onion Browser, which is available on the App Store here.


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I used to have a similar problem as you. Now it is fixed for me, using the method described here: https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/17377 obfs4proxy crash no apparent reason Problem solved by change the relative path in the torrc-defaults to absolute path where the installation path insdead


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Download the Tor Browser Bundle. Right-click the application file. At the bottom, click "Properties". You will see a notice that says "This program seems to have come from another computer.." Click the box to enable and then click on apply. Now, double-click the file, Tor install modal opens on screen.


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that's perfectly possible, at least if there's an exit node in/on that particular city/state/country/continent (you'll need to do your research as to where exactly the exits are physically located yourself), but quite discouraged, as for certain scenarios it makes attacking you easier - if you still want to go down that route, see https://www.torproject.org/...


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Tor can work on both Firefox and Chrome. Its like an add-on and not a browser in and about itself. You can also install a button on your chrome to toggle Tor on and off which is much quicker than launching Tor again and again separately. Here is a good guide on how to do it plus some more tips and explanations that will help you better understand how Tor ...


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https://tor.stackexchange.com/a/2131/743 this is a description of what I did when I implemented (using c# instead of c++ though, but it should be the same) here is a copy paste of the text Tor is a socks5 proxy. here is the socks5 rfc here is a guide to how socks5 works with tor read this, it is VERY useful if using sockets (I ...


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According to the torrc manual page the correct syntax is ExitNode X.X.0.0/16,Y.Y.Y.0/24 So it should work when you leave out the curly braces.


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You have different ways to watch YouTube videos: Use some browser or browser profile which does not use Tor. This way you'll loose your anonymity. Use the HTML5 player. Visit the HTML5 page at YouTube and request to use the HTML5 player. When it is active you can watch many YouTube videos through Tor and without Flash. Download the video and watch it with ...


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