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Can't connect to the Tor Network

It's a big probability that it was a clock skew: on reboot many OS'es and distro's are updating the local time using NTP protocol, so - once you've got rebooted you had an accurate time and was able ...
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Tor failed to establish a Tor network connection "Loading network status failed"

Your clock is wrong. Tor requires an accurate time, date, and timezone to work. Given that your time is almost exactly 9 hours off, most likely the time on your computer looks correct, but you have ...
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Tails -> Verify the ISO image -> Using the command line: "gpg: Impossible de v'erifier la signature : No public key"

Two things: This isn't the correct installation method for you to follow. These instructions are for people who are already familiar with basic usage of OpenPGP You're not following the ...
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Restarting a tor relay. Does it go back to phase one?

No. Your relay will lose some of its flags if it's offline for a period of time, but simply restarting doesn't seem to affect its consensus status. I'm not sure if the consensus deteriorates if your ...
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gpg: invalid auto-key-locate list

There are two versions of the gpg command available in Ubuntu 16.04, in separate packages: gnupg, which is GnuPG version 1.4.20; and gnupg2, which is GnuPG version 2.1.11. The --locate-keys option ...
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TICKET_CREATE privileges - Can't create a ticket on the tracker

The Tor Project is currently in the process of migrating from trac to a Gitlab instance. It may be difficult to report issues there for the next few weeks. Instead you can try mailing lists, or asking ...
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Cannot run installation on Windows Vista

You may have to run the installation program as Administrator. Right click on the program icon and choose "Run as Administrator". Works on Vista if you are running a 32 bit program via the 64 bit ...
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Does installing Tor as root user cause problems?

No. The tor package available through apt-get isn't needed or related to using Tor Browser. As such the steps you performed as root won't affect the steps you performed to install Tor Browser, ...
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what does 'amnesic' in context of Computer science and/or privacy mean?

Amnesic in terms of, for example Tails (The Amnesic Incognito Live System) it is the same as is meant by the medical term. From Wikipedia: "Anterograde amnesia is the inability to transfer new ...
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Can I install Tor by making source lists HTTPS

You have different possibilities to download Tor. Each comes with different advantages or disadvantages: HTTP: This is the default method which is offered through the Tor website. Usually HTTP works ...
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Error when installing Tor Browser

Do not try to install Tor Browser into global directories, these require Administrator permissions to write to. Instead install it to somewhere that your user account owns, like your Desktop or a ...
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Tor install in Kali linux will not work?

Welcome to the community and definitely thank you for using Tor =D I just realized you mentioned Kali linux. I'm also going to assume you meant you downloaded the Tor Browser Bundle? With Kali Linux,...
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Problem with hidden service on raspberry Pi

There may be several error due to the configuration. 1) run tor in terminal. Check the output. If it says cannot bind tor, there may be another instance of tor is running. try stop the tor service by:...
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How can I make/get TOR portable?

Here is how to create your own portable app: https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/create-portable-app-flash-drive/ It is not tested with Tor, it may break Tor, and it might even completely negate Tor or ...
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Connect to my cloud vps through tor

You can SSH to your server through Tor using two different methods: Via an exit node, where your connection to your VPS goes into the Tor network at your local machine (where you're SSHing from), ...
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Older versions of Tor

it is neither advised to use an outdated version of Tor nor an old OS! - they are deprecated (mostly) for a reason resp. not supported any more by security concerned software. a possible solution ...
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install latest tor on xp

You can attempt to install the 32-bit version of Tor Browser. If this fails, then there is no other native option with Windows XP. https://www.torproject.org/download/languages/
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Establishing an encripted directory connection failed(done - 85.25.213.211:80)

Remove, comment out or set to 0 the DisableNetwork line in your torrc config file. DisableNetwork 0|1 When this option is set, we don’t listen for or accept any connections other than controller ...
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tor is not working with python on windows

After skimming what I believe is the TorRequests source code, it looks like you either need to properly point TorRequests at Tor Browser's ControlPort and SocksPort, or add tor.exe to your path so ...
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Are Non computer savvy ppl fully protected/anonymous on tor

Can that person be comfortable in assuming that their completely Anonymous when, using Tor or is there new steps or programs someone should use with Tor, or extra precautions they should take. I just ...
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TOR download not Tor Browser

It is correct but way too broad to be explained here. Please try installing Tor as a service on your OS and then ask a question specific to that.
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Why cant i download tor? It stops half way through and says error

Make sure the partition you're installing tor into isn't full. Also make sure that you have administrative access or you've permission to write files into that partition.
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Tor upgraded to 0.3.0.10 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS but Atlas still says "Outdated Tor version"

Very frustrating. I updated to Tor 0.3.0.8 on Linux....and Atlas classifies this relay as "Outdated Tor version". Surely this can be fixed?
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Cannot Install TOR on windows - Installer integrity failed

Most likely your Tor installer is corrupted. I recommend redownloading it from the torproject website. If it still not works, see this question.
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Tails -> Verify the ISO image -> Using the command line: "gpg: Impossible de v'erifier la signature : No public key"

You can also get the "No public key" error if you have imported an old version of the Tails signing key. gpg --check-sigs A490D0F4D311A4153E2BB7CADBB802B258ACD84F pub 4096R/58ACD84F 2015-01-18 [...
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Unable to receive and add Tor's keys to apt

Works here, either the servers were down (unlikely) or you can't access them because they are blocked (e.g. Firewall) You can import the key manually like this: gpg --import PATH_TO_KEY gpg --export ...
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tor is not working in ubuntu 14.06

You're in the wrong directory. The screenshot shows you running the command from your home directory (~) but the file exists in your Downloads directory (~/Downloads). Either: run cd Downloads then ...
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Ricochet tor version is out of date

The list of recommended versions contains 0.2.7.6, so it is not officially outdated. If you want to use a newer version of Tor with Ricochet, just copy or link the Tor binary to the directory where ...
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How to run and build tor browser using source code at Tinycore linux

As to Tiny Core Linux, I can't give specific instruction. The Tor Project Wiki provides a guide on how to build Tor Browser. The Tor Browser build process uses a system called Gitian for creating ...
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Download size differs. Did I install the real browser?

There are at least two questions lurking in your post, so let me try and sort them out. Could the size of the thing you installed be different from the size described on the torproject.org site? How ...
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