General Questions

New Topic

TOR problem with streaming

  luipez   last month

Spett. staff TOR Forum,
fino a qualche tempo fa utilizzavo TOR per lo streaming dalla TV svizzera con l'ExitNodes CH.
Da un po di tempo non mi più è possibile in quando ricevo sempre l'errore in image.
Usando il browser Firefox, che è la base di TOR, con una VPN settata con ip Svizzer

Replies (0)

polipo fail to connect local address - General SOCKS server failure

  postcd   last month

i set the OS (Raspbian 10) proxy to be Tor:
sudo su
echo -e "http_proxy=\nhttps_proxy=\nsocks_proxy=socks5://" >> /etc/environment
8080 is port where the polipo listening. But it appears like there are pr ...

Replies (0)

Unable to access tor

  jfh   last year

The proxy server is refusing connections
Firefox is configured to use a proxy server that is refusing connections.
Check the proxy settings to make sure that they are correct.
Contact your network administrator to make sure the proxy server is working.
I got the above m ...

Replies (0)

New TOR Bundle version 8.0.5 attempts to use por 444. Is this expected?

  Doofy   3 weeks ago

Have been using TOR for a while and configured my firewall appropriately to only allow through ports I expect TOR to use. After upgrading from 8.0.4 to 8.0.5, I now see TOR attempt to use port 444 where it didn't before. Is this expected? It seems to work even without access but if it's by design ...

Replies (1) — Last reply 3 weeks ago by sakiri

How to know if I am contributing to the tor network using orbot on an android tablet?

  loginusername947   3 weeks ago

I checked the use bridges and Relaying options in the settings and I want to know if I am already contributing to the tor network properly. And do I need to click start whenever I open the orbot app to start relaying and/or using bridges?. I hope you all can understand my question

Replies (0)

Tutorial: Bootable and Encrypted Whonix VM on 8GB USB Stick

  NSA   5 months ago

This is a step-by-step tutorial explaining how to create a bootable USB stick with VirtualBox and encrypted Whonix.
If you've never used Linux before you should be able to complete the tutorial anyway, as every necessary step is mentioned.
With this system you have the portability of a pers ...

Replies (9) — Last reply last month by skrev

Brand New Site, Nicest on tor? Forum included!

  vikerus   3 months ago


Replies (2) — Last reply 2 months ago by vdanko

Some sites ban TOR

  kurudi   2 months ago

Hey all !!
I've seen that some sites are blocking TOR IPs, maybe someone used TOR to do evil stuff there.
So in order to access those sites anonymously, what can be done?
I don't want to use just a VPN , as it's not really anonymous ( it will know my real IP ).
Is it possible to use ...

Replies (2) — Last reply 4 months ago by kurudi

Download older versions of the Expert Bundle

  franc   last month

anybody knows where I can download the previous version or of tor's expert bundle?
Should be a file called or
I searched in and in the torproject's archive and some more without any success.
I use Vidal ...

Replies (5) — Last reply last year by franc

Tails and ssh/vpn

  ertom   last month

is it possible to use in Tails (without vm) ssh tunnel or vpn ?
connection tails--> tor --> ssh/vpn ---> site

Replies (6) — Last reply 2 months ago by TOR Hacker

General / Off Topic section

  kurudi   2 months ago

Why this forum hasn't an Off Topic section??
Let this thread be the OffTopic thread then.
What's your favorite movie ?
Swordfish ( with J. Travolta )

Replies (0)

Tor is unbrowsable

  9006   last year

I'm a rookie Tor user so there's probably much I don't understand.
Recently my ISP decided to roll out a stupid filter that my landlord HASN'T opted out of so I'm stuck with filtered internet. Apart from calling my landlord to complain I can't access porn or dodgy sites I decided to t ...

Replies (3) — Last reply 4 months ago by lilyoliver

I can not INSTALL Tor using Windows Vista !

  Hasse   6 months ago

I download TOR installation file from the official TOR site. No possibility for any mistakes there. Then I click on it to install but nothing happens. I also try by right-clicking and then click the "Open" command but same result. This has never happened to me with another downloaded exe ...

Replies (4) — Last reply 4 months ago by lilyoliver

will not open

  abermain   4 months ago

new to TOR.
running windows 7.
when i see a ling on a search it always come up that connection failed/times out/check your firewall.
bit of a noob looked at firewall settings cant see anything there really to change?
any help please?

Replies (0)

messed up my TOR proxy settings

  wayn0   4 months ago

Sorry for this naive question - but somehow I've messed up the proxy settings on my TOR and couldn't find the setting to change it back ( the onion was missing from top left corner) i've deleted both TOT and firefox and re installed them but TOR still won't connect - help, please?!!

Replies (0)

How to configure Tor to use just one circuit? In Windows

  John0   4 months ago

How to configure Tor to use only one circuit ? In Windows, an optionally Linux.
Please easy explanation.

Replies (0)

Hi, Newbie with questions

  u2seek   4 months ago

He floks in the game of hide and go seek internet style.
I had tor working on an open net, now they have shut off tor, and all the goodies.
I went and looked and recieved 3 bridges, I put them in and let it go, I got an inch of green bar ...connecting and then it hangs there. Not going thru. ...

Replies (0)

Encrypting exit nodes, Would this work?

  Texty7   4 months ago

So I had an idea when I was learning about how TOR works.
I'm very beginner when It comes to this topic so high chance this probably doesn't work but still, worth a shot.
A weakness in TOR anonymity is that the exit node to the site is left unencrypted, would this work to prevent that?

Replies (1) — Last reply 4 months ago by TOR Hacker

How to set Tor for use in the UK and other countries.

  Brainiac   4 months ago

I am using the latest version of the Tor Browser, but I am at a loss on how to configure it for a UK (and other countries, later on) IP address.
Obviously, I want to appear that I am in the UK. Things have changed with Tor and I would greatly appreciate some assistance. Thanks and ...

Replies (0)

Tor doesn't work

  ozguy   4 months ago

I have install the TOR browser package on my Ubuntu 15.04 PC as per instructions through the Ubuntu software centre.
When I click the TOR browser icon it starts downloading the package again. I believe it supposed to do this the first time I access TOR (updates etc), but not every time.
So ...

Replies (0)