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Wrong font on certain sites in Chrome, Firefox, and Edge but not in Tor

As you see on picture font is bad to read, and I don't know when what I did to make it. When in Chrome through Chrome dev tools F12 in Element - Style I find font-family and change the first font ...
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Tails on live USB flash drive freezes

I'm testing Tails 4.6 on a Terra USThree 32 GB USB 3.0 flash drive. The host system is an IBM ThinkPad R60 with 3 GB RAM. When loading multiple script-heavy websites on the bundled Tor browser or ...
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Can I be using a VPN on my computer to connect to a remote desktop and use a VPN on that remote desktop at the same time?

I wanted to ask if it is necessary to connect to a remote desktop using a VPN and if it is, can I be using a VPN to connect to that remote desktop and using a VPN on that remote desktop to connect to ...
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When browsing a site like Reddit through Tor, what would the admins see when trying to check your IP address?

In terms of what people tracking your IP address see, is it the same as a proxy? It just looks like you’re surfing from somewhere else in the world? Like, what exactly is meant by “surf anonymously?” ...
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How to run tor as proxy with specified port

I have already checked for solution here.. but found nothing. Please, if you know how to solve this, give a better example of how it's done properly. Here's what I want: Start tor.exe (with proxy ...
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Tor Error: bind: cannot assign requested address

I config a tor bridge on Debian 10. it did work well but now it will show this: Mar 04 22:09:50.603 [notice] Tor 0.3.5.8 running on Linux with Libevent 2.1.8-stable, OpenSSL 1.1.1d, Zlib 1.2.11, ...
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Setting up tor router and IP tables

I have already set up an Access Point. But I'm failing to setup tor correctly, all guides I find seem to be outdated. Can someone help me configure tors torrc config file and setting up IP tables? ...
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Tor Browser cannot bind SOCKS port 9050: How to change browser settings? (not torrc)

I’m having an insanely frustrating problem. I have no router right now, and am at the mercy of the ISP gateway, and they don’t give permission to port 9050. Starting Tor Browser, I instantly get ...
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Tor Browser keeps changing IP, and Torrc settings doesn't work

So, I'm trying to use Binance with Tor Browser and since it blocks most of Tor ip addresses, I can't access it properly, sometimes in middle of trades it says Error 403 and I have to keep changing my ...
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openVPN Port Forwarding after a Tor socks proxy

I have a Windows 10 machine, and I was using an .ovpn config file that forwards a specific port. Everything was fine until my service provider (ISP) decided to Ban that VPN provider from my country, I ...
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Tor browser - Failed to establish a Tor network connection [closed]

I have tried to use Tor inside corporate IT network with firewall restrictions. Now it shows Failed to establish a Tor network connection. How can I resolve it?
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Would a VPN over TOR connection be a better option if I trust my VPN provider?

I understand that running TOR through a VPN provides extra encryption because it routes your data through the VPN and then encrypts until it finally goes in the TOR entry nodes and leaves in the exit ...
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service tor start command on Kali Linux

If I have a Kali VM connected to a whonix which is another VM on my virtualbox, what exactly happens when I say "service tor start" on my Kali Linux. How is the connection from my kali machine to the ...
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“Downloading Tor Bundle over again” ad infinitum on Ubuntu

I'm working on Ubuntu 18.04 x86_64 (fully patched). I installed Tor using Apt. When I attempt to launch Tor I am in an endless loop of download/verify/verify-failed: Download: Verify: Verify failed:...
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TOR relay arm command not found - raspberry

I followed this procedure from GitHub to set up a tor relay on a raspberry pi under Raspbian Buster. When I want to check if my TOR relay is running, I send the sudo -u debian-tor arm command, however,...
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AIY Voice through tor

My question is about whether it is possible to run the AIY Voice kit through a tor connection. I like the idea of having a home assistant but really do not want Google collecting more information ...
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Cascaded Tor-Routing

Setup: Notebook - Linux Debian (or Windows 10) with Tor-Browser Raspberry Pi as a Tor-Gateway A VPN-Software (e.g. NordVPN) If I connect to the WiFi provided by my Raspberry Pi Tor-...
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iptables rules or ufw rules for tor service

I am using tor service to run tor net work but i am getting this error: [proxychains] Dynamic chain ... 127.0.0.1:9050 ... 127.0.0.1:9050 <--denied [proxychains] Dynamic chain ... 127.0.0.1:...
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How to block a URL in TOR browser?

I am trying to use Block Site extension to block access to some URLs in TOR browser in Windows 7. This extension works: it blocks the sites I want to be blocked. However a user can easily disable or ...
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Whats the quick and secure way to use tor from linux?

I want to use tor for daily use. I know about tails os but I dont want to use an external os for tor. I want to use tor or tor browser on my already installed linux distro but with little more ...
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connect to tor from windows

I have raised tor in a virtual machine in centos, I am using python in a program from windows, I want my python program to connect to the tor instance of the server but I can not make it work: ...
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Is there a way to use firejail sandbox with tor browser?

The title says it all Is there a way to sandbox tor browser with firejail on linux . I am using firejail --noprofile --[other tags] ./path/to/start-tor-browser but this mathod not working. It ...
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Unusual traffic issues on google with Tor browser

When you try to go to the google page and do any search, this unusual traffic message is displayed on the Tor browser screen and doesn't get out of it! I can't use the Tor browser to do google ...
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Connect to VM Host IP using Tor-Browser

I am Using a VM with Tor-Borser (v8.5.4) installed. I have a node.js server running on my host. I can connect to this server using another Browser, e.g. Chrome, using the IP 10.0.2.2:. However, using ...
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Are Tor (Onion) addresses static or dynamic?

I've yet to install tor on my server, but once I did, will my Onion address be static? My gut feeling is that Tor links are bounded to an IP address (Mine is dynamic) and would act as such but I ...
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Turning a pfSense rooter into a Tor gateway?

I've recently started experimenting with the pfSense rooter/firewall and I found it quite cool with plenty of features. I then saw it supports addons, so an idea popped into my mind: Would it be ...
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Trying to configure whonix gateway with nordvpn

I am trying to install nordvpn client cli (this could be any other custom client of any vpn that provides leak protection) into whonix gateway in order to achieve a leak-free vpn connection before ...
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Tor browser not opening

Tor browser is not opening in my kali VM even though I am not logged on as root. I also commented the code in 'Start tor browser' which displays an error if you enter as a root As such no error is ...
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From same session: failing to get to URLs with Google Chrome and wget, succeeding with Tor and ping

I have a strange occurrence on my Windows 10 laptop: Some URLs are refused when I try them on Google Chrome: The same refusal happens when I try to wget them from within a CentOS VirtualBox guest on ...
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why does tor browser take so long to launch on Ubuntu

How long should it take for tor to launch? It literally me takes 10 to 15 mins on Ubuntu. Does an yone know why or if anything can be done?
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Neither proxychains and torsocks work in Mac

I installed proxychains via brew: $ brew install proxychains-ng and torsocks: $ brew install tor torsocks But they either don't work. If I test with: $ proxychains4 http https://check....
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Me > Chrome VPN Extension > TOR > PIA VPN

Can you please help me figure this out? I have Linux machine with PIA VPN on it. I also set up TOR Service with Privoxy. And I use Chrome with Zenmate VPN extension TURNED ON. With this setup, when ...
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How to manage on startup ports and services

I'm using Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS, and I downloaded some applications/services like Apache server, MySQL, tor-socks and OpenSSH server. The problem is the ports associated with those services are opened ...
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Computer not able to connect to Tor on openSUSE Leap 15.1

I have installed tor on openSUSE Leap 15.1. When I try running it, tor gets stuck on Connecting to the directory server. Tor is simply not able to connect to the directory server. On another computer ...
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Trying to fake a location in web browser via Tor or a VPN but it’s not working

I would like to fake my location to one specific website, but it doesn't work. I tried two methods: I installed TunnelBear VPN and I allowed GhostBear and VigilantBear options. I installed Brave ...
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Polipo startup Ubuntu 19.04

My Polipo service would start automatically when I installed it but after I installed Stacer and cleaned Ubuntu, Polipo won't start after boot. I remember the first time after running Polipo manually ...
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What is the Tails configuration for Ublock Origin on TOR?

I'd like to run TOR with Ublock Origin, but for various reasons I can't replace my whole OS with Tails. In order to not compromise the anonymity of my browser, I figure I can just configure UBO the ...
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SSH into Amazon EC2 to create Tor Relay

I’m creating a Tor bridge using Amazon EC2. But, I cannot SSH into my EC2 instance. I run the command ssh -vvv -i torRelayNode.pem username@amazon_instance Here is the response: debug1: Reading ...
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Running hidden tor service behind vpn, is it possible?

Just wondering if one would have a tor hidden service running on a dedicated server behind a VPN would then still the in and outbound content both go and come in trough the VPN without revealing the ...
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Does Tor send the website domain name or IP to the relays?

When a Tor client wants to connect to a website, say: google.com, does it resolve its IP first, then send the IP over the relays? or does it pass the domain name which gets resolved by the last exit ...
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does Tor hide my IP and send another device's IP?

I have looked at multiple resources to understand a high-level overview on how Tor network works. When I make an HTTP or HTTPS request to a website, ideally devices connect using IPs. So in Tor, ...
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I need to change my digital fingerprints so it would like an ordinary computer from USA [closed]

I know that Tor can do that, but as I understood, it changes your data every time. But I need constant data, so web site that I use would recognize me without any suspicion. Is there any way to do ...
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Proxchains through Tor not working as expected

I trying to do Proxychains with Privoxy and I want to connect this way: Me -> Tor -> HTTPS Proxy -> Web I wrote a Privoxy main config file look likes this: listen-address 0.0.0.0:8118 forward-...
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How to (re)-download a video from outside the original country?

I am new here, just registered today, thanks in advance for your big patience :) My purpose: be able to download (or at least to watch) what I already downloaded in the past, surely something has been ...
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Whitelisting network access for a specific program in Windows

I'm normally a Linux user, but in a while I'll need to use a Windows 7 system for a bit (not something I look forward to). I am using Tor Browser for anonymity. On Linux, I can use Netfilter to ...
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Hidden Service's Hostname Resets after reboot

I run a Debian VM that runs TOR and apache2, recently I set up a relay and a hidden service, however when I restarted tor the hostname "reset", alteast thats what Firefox told me. after, I delete ...
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VPN Kill switch doesn't work with Tor Traffic

Always, when I try to run kill switch for VPN my Tor Browser stops working and I am not sure why it happened. I am not good in firewalls and port forwarding but I would like to learn. I have ...
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Tor Browser 8.0.6 always turns on webgl.min_capability_mode

I want to enable webgl in the Tor Browser 8.0.6. In about:config, all settings are saved except webgl.min_capability_mode, which is always set to true. Whatever I do, this value is always set true. ...
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iplocation.net Reports the Same Proxy, TorBrowser (tor) or Firefox (non-tor)

The site https://www.iplocation.net/find-ip-address (What is my IP?) reports an IP address, and two proxy addresses. One of the two proxy addresses is the same from TorBrowser (tor) or from Firefox (...
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How do I keep a persistent .onion address after rebooting for my hidden service on OpenWrt?

I'm running OpenWrt 18.06.1 on a GL.iNet GL-USB150(WikiDev). I have an SSH server running on the tor network. This is the contents of my /etc/tor/torrc Log notice syslog DataDirectory /var/lib/tor ...

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