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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Can someone explain these bridge stats?

I have these stats: # cat /var/lib/tor/stats/bridge-stats bridge-stats-end 2015-02-13 04:17:28 (86400 s) bridge-ips cn=8,es=8,us=8 bridge-ip-versions v4=8,v6=0 bridge-ip-transports ...
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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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Path selection constraints not working as expected

From Section 2.2 [1] 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 in ...
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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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Should I avoid javascript bookmarklets in the Tor broswer?

I'm a Pinboard user accustomed to bookmarking webpages using their bookmarklet, which looks like this: ...
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Why adding Guard-Exit (EE) node in Tor yeild 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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Tor close control connections

When I'm using ARM for Tor, and close it (via menu -> exit or q) it seems to leave the connection open. It seems so, because when I reopen it, I see the following line in the log: 11:14:30 [NOTICE] ...
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How to store certifcates over session?

How can I store trusted certificates for e.g. HTTPS in a manner, that they are still available after restarting of Tor Browser Bundle?
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Multiple instances of Tor Browser/ How to use custom proxy settings on Windows

I'm aware this has already been asked, but with an update to Tor browser it seems a bit more difficult to manage. See here: How to run multiple Tor browsers with different IPs? It requires editing ...
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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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Can a relay decide which protocol to use (TAP or ntor)?

I've just started studying Tor and I came across TAP and ntor protocols. Just want to clear up that are these protocols decided at the time of circuit creation or each relay can decide on its own that ...
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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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connecting issues when setting 'ExitNodes' in torrc

The Tor connection was unstable so I had to use bridges.Got the bridges from bridges.torproject.org and put in the torrc file: UseBridges 1 # This works for Ubuntu Linux, adjust the path according to ...

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