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Recently I was playing around with the Tor Browser. It is quite slow though, so it got me thinking that perhaps there is a better way to use Tor. I attempted to follow instructions on a few websites to get other browsers to use Tor, but these instructions are either outdated or incorrect. This is a two part question really:

  1. Is there an easy way to get my other web browsers to utilize Tor in an on/off mechanism type of way? I don't want to permanently use them for Tor browsing.

  2. Is there a way to speed up web browsing on the Tor network? It seems horribly slow.

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  1. TOR integration for Firefox, for Safari, and for Opera.

  2. Simple answer, no. Browsing will be slow because you are going through random TOR routers. It's the price of the extra layer of security.

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