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Does this mean that Tor saves private information?

Does this mean that Tor saves your URLs? No. Does this mean that Tor has failed in its objective to not write data to disk? No. What It Does Mean What it means is that you haven't disabled your ...
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Why NoScript isn't activated by default in Tor Browser?

It's to prevent one method of user fingerprinting From: https://www.torproject.org/docs/faq.html.en#TBBJavaScriptEnabled We configure NoScript to allow JavaScript by default in Tor Browser because ...
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Convert HTTP requests to SOCKS5

You can also use Privoxy. Add this line to its config.txt file: forward-socks5 / 127.0.0.1:9050 . (Don't forget the small dot at the end.) Then use the HTTP or HTTPS proxy at 127.0.0.1:8118
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Does this mean that Tor saves private information?

No worries. It means that pages from Tor's working set have been paged out. Contrary to common belief, this does not happen when you run out of physical RAM, but much more regularly. A process' ...
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Can I use TOR browser without using TOR network?

Upper right hand side of Tor Browser click on the three horizontal bars, click on Options, select the Advanced tab, click on Network, click on Settings, select "No Proxy" and hit OK. Then type "about:...
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Configure Tor as a listening proxy server that I can connect to remotely?

Use This: SocksPort 0.0.0.0:9050 Setting 0.0.0.0 as host let all other devices on the network, see it and use it as a proxy.
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Convert HTTP requests to SOCKS5

HTTP Proxy to Socks5 Install python-proxy $ pip3 install pproxy $ pproxy -r socks5://127.0.0.1:9150 -vv Usage http://127.0.0.1:8080 https://127.0.0.1:8080
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Why don't you use root for browsing the internet

Kali linux is not meant as a general purpose OS. Its meant to be a standardised platform for deploying specific scripts to do various tasks. Its one of these Very good at what it does. Just not ...
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how to verify that proxychains is working

On terminal run the command: proxychains curl ifconfig.me/ip If you get a result other than your real public ip then you're set. FYI you can find out your real public ip by the same command curl ...
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How can I make port forwarding using tor?

You don't need any open incoming ports to run a Tor hidden service, or even really worry about NAT. You certainly don't need a dynamic DNS provider. Your Tor peer simply must be able to connect to ...
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Feasiblity to host Tor Hidden Service in Amazon EC2?

I believe that it is possible to run a Tor Hidden Service in an EC2 instance. However their terms of service prohibit exit nodes from being run. Some people run bridges or relays in EC2 and that seems ...
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How to block multiple instances of TorBrowser? (Prevent accidentally opening another one from a different folder.)

This does what I want. If tor.exe is running, TorBrowser won't start, and the command window stays open with the message. Otherwise TorBrowser starts and the command window closes. This also allows a ...
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How to create a Tor-only network interface suitable for Firejail?

Firejail with Tor HOWTO https://www.void.gr/kargig/blog/2016/12/12/firejail-with-tor-howto/ I cannot verify that tor will work as outlined in the above article, however ssh forwarding using the same ...
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Can I use TOR browser without using TOR network?

Debian GNU/Linux 11 (bullseye) Tor Browser 12.0.6 (based on Mozilla Firefox 102.11.0esr) (64-bit) In about:config set extensions.torbutton.test_enabled = false extensions.torlauncher.start_tor = ...
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Trying to fake a location in web browser via Tor or a VPN but it’s not working

There are many ways that JavaScript web-app can geo-track the browser, and even more ways for an add-on installed in the browser. One is basically dependent on everyone playing by the rules with no ...
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TOR relay arm command not found - raspberry

The tool was renamed to nyx See: https://nyx.torproject.org/ So just run sudo -u debian-tor nyx and it will work.
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How to block multiple instances of TorBrowser? (Prevent accidentally opening another one from a different folder.)

You don't mention OS, but for Windows, the following batch file makes Firefox single instance. Start the browser using a shortcut to the batch file, rather than directly. You might adapt it for Tor. @...
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How to create a Tor-only network interface suitable for Firejail?

we've implemented another solution as firejail support --netns flag. in order to bind firejail inside a network namespace that could reach internet via tor only, the steps are: # configure tor with ...
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How to use Wget with Tor Bundle in Linux

torify seemed to work for me: torify wget https://www.some_url.com Here's the access.log entry from my webserver: 207.244.70.35 - - [13/Sep/2018:03:57:25 +0000] "GET / HTTP/1.1" 200 8446 "-" "Wget/...
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Can't start Privoxy

Your problem was that Privoxy was trying to bind to the IPv6 loopback address; for some reason it was unable to do this. Even if it had succeeded, you wouldn't have been able to connect to it by any ...
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Trying to fake a location in web browser via Tor or a VPN but it’s not working

A website you visit with a browser can determine your location through several means: Geolocation API (if allowed by your system and browser settings), which will use GPS, cell tower, Wi-Fi, or IP ...
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Trying to fake a location in web browser via Tor or a VPN but it’s not working

Causes It is unclear from where the site takes that information (you should follow line by line the code of the pages your browser calls when you visit that site). The problem may reside in the ...
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Tor browser - Failed to establish a Tor network connection

When the error message appears, you may get an option to "copy Tor log to clipboard". Copy and paste the log into a text file and view the error message. You may find a list of the possible error and ...
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How to configure Tor as service on windows?

To install Tor as a Windows service, assuming it's installed in folder C:\Tor, you need to first create its torrc configuration file, for example: echo( > C:\Tor\torrc To test if the service with ...
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What has happend to my TOR-Browser / cryptic letters shown

This seems to be the same problem as described in the bug report of Fonts don't render. The solution there is: Open tor-browser_en-US/Browser/TorBrowser/Data/fontconfig/fonts.conf Modify line 37 and ...
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Convert HTTP requests to SOCKS5

Fiddler also allows a conversion from http request to a socks tunnelled request. I did this to push some Windows Updates to run through a socks connection (via Amazon EC2 and Putty). From this page ...
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How to use Wget with Tor Bundle in Linux

This is a summary of the excellent answer for the post How can Wget be configured to work with Torify securely? Here's how Tails does it: #!/bin/sh unset http_proxy unset HTTP_PROXY unset https_proxy ...
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Can I ping/send ICMP through TOR?

As the previous answer already mentioned: ICMP is not possible over Tor. But, nowadays Tor offers a SOCKS5 proxy by default. But if you just want to test connectivity over Tor, you could use TCP-...
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