In windows 10, I could not set TOR Browser as a default browser no matter what for simple reason TOR is not installed as an application in the system, it is installed as independent application that gives TOR Browser anonymity. Unless someone has more knowledge !
For the first question: It depends on which OS you are using. If you are using any Linux distribution or BSD. You are better off getting tor via the built-in package manager. They will automatically download, verify and install tor for you. If you are using Windows (I'm not sure about OS X). Getting Tor using another browser is going to be your best option. ...
The Tor project provides public git records in their repository. So people can pull up who/when the code is written with a few commands. There's also the mailing list that you can read to learn more about why some feature is added. It's also where code review is happening.
To check if they really use the source code to build Tor. Tor supports deterministic ...
From the Tor FAQ:
Proxychains is a program that sends your traffic through a series of
open web proxies that you supply before sending it on to your final
destination. Unlike Tor, proxychains does not encrypt the connections
between each proxy server. An open proxy that wanted to monitor your
connection could see all the other proxy servers you ...
how can I avoid
You can use a VPN if you want, but then you will be identified as a VPN user. Many companies record VPN IP addresses (it's easy to identify them).
Another option is to use something a VPS and create your own VPN with it. It's much harder to see that you aren't a normal user.
Either way will cost you money. A VPN is easy to use but a VPS is ...
If you're doing something like a presentation, paper, book, etc, it's best to 1. Ask the developers and contributors directly https://www.torproject.org/contact/ and 2. Read the documentation for yourself.
So, you open the Tor browser and connect to your favorite website anonymously. Tor Browser reaches out to a guard node. The guard sends the browser its ...
This looks like Tor Browser's letterboxing feature: https://support.torproject.org/tbb/maximized-torbrowser-window/
This probably happened when you resized the window. If you make the window slightly taller, the webpage should fill in the bottom section.