Unanswered Questions

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unable to retrieve tor network settings

On whonix 9.6, I can't access the Tor network settings, getting this message "Unable to retrieve Tor settings. Please ensure Tor is running". I want to setup transparent proxying.
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Will disabling caching in Tor Browser increase anonymity, or decrease it?

I have stumbled upon the idea of disabling cache - completely. On one hand, I am thinking that due to having to load all elements afresh when visiting a page, I appear more like a fresh 'New ...
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Tor router with Obfsproxy and Tor DNS

I've struggled in in vain to setup a tor Access Point router which uses obfsproxy bridge. My torrc reads: TransListenAddress 192.168.1.1 TransPort 9040 WarnUnsafeSocks 1 ######## obfs ORPort ...
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Something Went Wrong!"

I try to connect on Tor, but I always got the same message "Something Went Wrong!" It appears after deleting the previous version (3.x) to the new one (4.x) When I try to change my identity it's ...
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Why adding Guard-Exit (EE) node in Tor yield more catch probability than adding guard and exit node separately?

The following is the default Tor network in shadow simulator: Total BW of Guard flagged nodes=258.15 MB/S Total BW of Middle nodes=23.69 MB/S Total BW of Exit flagged nodes=13.23 MB/S Total BW ...
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How do I browse the tor stackexchange from tor?

Since this has not been directly asked yet it seems, I thought we might as well address the elephant in the room. Cloudflare prevents access to the CSS, images and javascript of the stackexchange ...
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Add bridges on expert bundle

I want to add bridges to my expert bundle but have no idea how to create and what to put in the torrc file. First of all, there is no torrc file in the expert bundle, so I assume I have to create it ...
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New Tor HIdden service specification

i am doing some background research for my PhD on anonymity networks i read that there is going to be some pretty major changes to hidden services but can not find an accurate up to date list of all ...
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I cannot log-in, in hangout when using Tor Browser

I log-in my google plus page normally by using Tor Browser. However,I cannot use hangouts in google plus ,it says "please sign in to chat with your friends",and I tried so many times to sign in, but ...
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Tor Browser will not browse anything

I recently downloaded Tor on my MAC and it connected just fine but the browser is stuck on the "Congratulations!" page. I can't even go to Startpage. The tab just says "connecting..." but then it ...
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Firefox sync seems not to work

I installed Tor on my Windows 7 PC in parrallel to Firefox. Both products can be run at the same time without any problem. My intention is to uninstall Firefox once I am Sure that Tor can be used ...
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Path selection constraints not working as expected

From Section 2.2 of the path specification We do not choose any router in the same family as another in the same path. (Two routers are in the same family if each one lists the other ...
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How Guard Discovery attack in Tor network works?

How Guard Discovery attack works? What steps an attacker need to perform in order to discover the guard relay of the HS? How easy this attack can be realized in the real world? What are the ...
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What is the Tor network exit node IP address turnover?

I'm curious how frequently do the Tor network exit node IPs change? More specifically, approximately what percentage in a given month still remain in use the next month? Or do all typically stay in ...
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How to open a .onion site?

I heard of the Tor browser from friend and downloaded it. I'm curious to see what exists on the .onion sites but all the ones I tried shows me an error message telling me that there is a connection ...

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