AEN007

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Configure which countries Tor will (not) use?

by AEN007 in General Questions

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  AEN007   8 months ago

15August2014
Tor has changed ... significantly ... from version 02325 to version 02422.
Tor 02422 has a new & very different GeoIP file and a torrc file with lots of verbage ...
I have not been able to figure out how to configure the new Tor version for standalone use ...
such that T ...

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Advanced Onion Router

by AEN007 in General Questions

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  AEN007   last year

Advanced Onion Router pushes you to use your default browser when accessing Tor network..."TOR Hacker"
I am not sure the "gist" of the previous post is correct ...
As far as I can tell, AdvOR allows configuring to randomize
not only the (supposed) browser in use also the (supposed) OS in ...

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Advanced Onion Router

by AEN007 in General Questions

  AEN007   4 months ago

25November2013
It was a little more than a/1 year ago when I first started messing around with Tor.
My first Tor "toys" were the xB Browser (which I no longer need/use) and the Advanced Onion Router (AdvOR) ...
which (at the time) was (very) buggy, crash-prone and not (very) functional a ...

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Configure which countries Tor will (not) use?

by AEN007 in General Questions

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  AEN007   6 months ago

16October2013
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I don't understand ANY of this!»
Like was discussed many times on this forum, Virtuallization (like Whonix.org) is considered much more safe, than just plain TBB. And Virtual Machine should be reset to it's initial stage from time to time (every day? every new circuit?)

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Difference ExitNodes, StrictNodes, StrictExitNodes?

by pstein in General Questions

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  AEN007   6 months ago

16October2013
For some (unknown) reason, I cannot edit my preceding post -
which has an incorrect hyperlink in it ... My preceding post should say»
(See my thread)

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Configure which countries Tor will (not) use?

by AEN007 in General Questions

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  AEN007   6 months ago

... in general it is considered a VERY BAD IDEA to use same browser for both Tor and non-Tor browsing. It can store cookies, HTML5 Local Storage, Shared objects and so and so on, ... and can do whole lot of other things to de-anon you. "Danja"So, I have 1 MFFportable "install" that I use exclusive ...

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Difference ExitNodes, StrictNodes, StrictExitNodes?

by pstein in General Questions

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  AEN007   6 months ago

StrictNodes 1 will force Tor to use the nodes in ExitNodes even when it breaks things ..."NSA"I have found this is NOT actually correct. (See my thread)
Even though my torrc file says»
ExitNodes {at},{be},{bg},{bm},{by},{ch},{cz},{dk},{fi},{fr},{gr},{hr},{hu},{is},{it},{li},{lt},{lu},{nl},{

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Configure which countries Tor will (not) use?

by AEN007 in General Questions

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  AEN007   last year

22July2013
I am curious what anyone makes of the following two (2) screenshots
One says the IP "country" for 158.255.213.160 is Austria ... the other says USA?

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Configure which countries Tor will (not) use?

by AEN007 in General Questions

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  AEN007   last year

7July2013
Regarding this problem»I decided to try to test torrc configurations in the Vidalia bundle,
but the damn thing would not ever/even establish a Tor connection;
the MFFp in Vidalia is way out of date anyway ..."AEN007"It seems Tor behaves anomalously in that Tor does NOT trigger

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Configure which countries Tor will (not) use?

by AEN007 in General Questions

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  AEN007   last year

29May2013
allô ... merci (encore) pour votre réponse ...
So you don't have ControlPort anywhere in your torrc file?"TOR Hacker"Well, like I "said",
I extracted the torrc. file from the Vidalia bundle and
then simply added the 2 code lines I previously posted ...
so I did not

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Configure which countries Tor will (not) use?

by AEN007 in General Questions

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  AEN007   last year

14May2013
Hallo ...You either
1) edited your /etc/tor/torrc and added a ControlPort line
without also adding a HashedControlPassword or CookieAuthentication line,
or ...
The problem here is ...
The way to fix it is to either ... or to leave Vidalia off and just run Tor by i ...

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Configure which countries Tor will (not) use?

by AEN007 in General Questions

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  AEN007   last year

10May2013
Hallo ...Red on white "EDIT" button in the top right of your message."Danja"There is no Red on white "EDIT" button anywhere in this thread when I login ...
There is (only) the ! and the QUOTE button
Whether I use Opera or Gecko ... Maybe there is some control panel setting to c ...

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Configure which countries Tor will (not) use?

by AEN007 in General Questions

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  AEN007   last year

Anyone know what the following means?»
May 09 07:56:45.392 [warn] ControlPort is open,
but no authentication method has been configured.
This means that any program on your computer can reconfigure your Tor. That's bad!
You should upgrade your Tor controller as soon as possible.Wh

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Configure which countries Tor will (not) use?

by AEN007 in General Questions

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  AEN007   last year

9May2013
Hallo ...
Well on this page»
https://www.torproject.org/docs/tor-manual.html.en
I find only StrictNodes ... no StrictExitNodes at all ...
I also noticed the following
ExcludeNodes node,node,…
A list of identity fingerprints, nicknames, country codes and addres

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Configure which countries Tor will (not) use?

by AEN007 in General Questions

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  AEN007   last year

8May2013
Hallo ...
I'm aware of the names/fingerprints option but ...
... don't see why I should bother with that when I can use (for example)»ExitNodes {at},{be},{bg},{bm},{by},{ch},{cz},{dk},{fi},{fr},{gr},{hr},{hu},{is},{it},{li},{lt},{lu},{nl},{no},{pl},{pt},{ro},{sl},{sk}
Stric

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Configure which countries Tor will (not) use?

by AEN007 in General Questions

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  AEN007   last year

8May2013
Well, I seem to be making (hacking out) some progress ...
I downloaded the Tor/Vidalia bundle and extracted the torrc & geoip files from it.
After a day & half of searching and trial&error (with only/all errors),
I found» torrc dir which told where Tor would look for / read

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Configure which countries Tor will (not) use?

by AEN007 in General Questions

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  AEN007   last year

7May2013
Hallo ... and many thanks!
So far I am not achieving what I would like ...
I am not sure why (not) ...
I have tried both approaches.
My MFFp/xB did not have a torrc. file!
I have tried putting torrc. in
...\MFF\Data\Tor
&
...\MFF\App\Tor\data
to no av ...

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Configure which countries Tor will (not) use?

by AEN007 in General Questions

  AEN007   last year

6May2013
Greetings.
I use Tor with MFFp (Mozilla Firefox portable - John T. Haller version).
I merged the xB Browser into the MFFp directory structure
which allows me to (always) use the most current MFF with Tor.
Neither xB nor Tor keep MFF current in their bundles.
Anyway, ...

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