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How to store passwords in Tor Browser?

Go to privacy setting and change the history setting to "remember history" and then "remember passwords for sites" will no longer be greyed out.
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Using TorButton add-on in Firefox (without Tor Browser Bundle)

This might be a dumb question, but are you actually running tor? I don't think torbutton itself does this, you need something like Torlauncher to run tor as a standalon service by itself and then you ...
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Using Tor Browser with alternate Tor client - works but issues warning

What does Tor Browser test for that fails when using a different / non-local Tor as the client? With the default settings, Tor Browser: Starts its own instance of Tor when you first open the browser ...
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Using TorButton add-on in Firefox (without Tor Browser Bundle)

Try going to the Firefox options menu and configuring Tor as a proxy. This will mean that you have to start Tor in the background but I did it with Chrome and it worked fine. Menu > Options > ...
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What does it mean to protect / unprotect a cookie?

That entire thing currently doesn't work, due to a Firefox bug. More details can be found in Tor's bug tracker. I would recommend you ignore the thing for now until it works :( edit: It's supposed to ...
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Cannot download documents since updated to 6.0.1

It seems ticket #15899 had similar issues with the pdf.js download button, I don't see any errors in the console. It may be worth re-opening this ticket. I see similarly no activity as a result on ...
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Using Firefox without Tor

You should probably install a regular version of Firefox and use the Tor Browser for when you want to use Tor. This has various benefits. The Tor Browser Bundle includes a version of Firefox that is ...
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How to open V3 onion links using Onion Browser Button for Chrome?

Whatever this Onion Browser Button thing is, this is not from the Tor Project and is possibly malware, stealing your data, etc. so I would suggest removing it ASAP. If you want to run Tor in Chrome ...
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If I go to a single onion service will the Tor Button notice the difference?

According to core Tor developer David Goulet, the Tor Button will notice the difference: With the next generation onion service (we hope by mid-2017 so ~6 months), every onion service will ...
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If I go to a single onion service will the Tor Button notice the difference?

No, Tor Button will not notice the difference. Tor Button has absolutely no knowledge about what is going on beyond the third hop, the 3 extra relays displayed are just placeholders to illustrate the ...
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Tor button api for extension

Tor Button handles the domain islation, which also includes how the "New Tor Circuit for this Site" button works. IsolateSOCKSAuth is a default enabled isolation flag for a tor SocksPort. It means ...
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Is there an up to date reference of all the configuration options of Tor Browser Bundle?

The source code can be found here[1]. Regarding caching you have to be aware that it offers means to track users, just like a cookie. A server can send a header with a unique ETag to a client. Since ...
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How can I find Torbutton Standalone?

The toggle model of Torbutton was discontinued a while ago. Mike Perry, developer of Torbutton, described the decision in a blogpost. So while you might be able to build a custom XPI and install it ...
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Flashing exclamation triangle on green onion

In Firefox type about:config in the location/(search) bar. Check the yes I'll be careful warning. In the Config Search bar type torbutton.update and change both options that appear to false. You can ...
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