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Tor Browser is a modified version of Firefox configured for improved privacy, in part through the use of the anonymity network Tor.

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I can connect with Tor-Browser but not with Tor standalone!

On a same PC running Ubuntu jammy I have installed Tor-Browser and Tor (standalone) by latest version. So the problem is when I try to connect with Tor-Browser it connects after trying about 1 minute ...
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torsocks in .bashrc breaks Tor Browser

I activate torsocks in my .bashrc, so that every command I run by default gets routed through tor: # ~/.bashrc: executed by bash(1) for non-login shells. # ... . torsocks on This works fine, except ...
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How to tell Tor Browser where to save downloaded files

I managed to get Tor and Tor Browser installed in Ubuntu 20.04 and downloaded some files (so I thought), but the downloaded files were nowhere to be found when I searched for them in Files in my ...
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Files are shown in Gnome Files but invisible in terminal

I downloaded Tor browser. A text file was created everytime starting up Tor. They are empty, visible in Gnome Files with "locked" and "undeletable" icon: but they're not shown ...
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Ubuntu 22.04, internal error by starting the torbrowser

despite of two solutions proposed Tor Browser not launching on Ubuntu 22.04 and https://github.com/micahflee/torbrowser-launcher/issues/636 It doesn't work. I changed the init.py file according to the ...
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Can't install and run Tor Browser in Ubuntu 22.04 [duplicate]

[I downloaded Tor Browser from the command line but when I try to open it, it prompts this error from the SO. Can anyone figured out what kind of error it is?? Do you guys think it is a bug from the ...
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Tor Browser not launching on Ubuntu 22.04

I update to Ubuntu 22.04 and Tor Browser is not working anymore. I removed Tor Browser and when I tried to re-install it by running "torbrowser-launcher", I get the following error message: ...
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Can't Uninstall Tor Browser

I recently tried uninstalling the Tor browser by following the instructions provided from a website, but Tor does not seem to be uninstalling properly. Whenever I search for Tor in the Launcher, I ...
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Why is torbrowser-launcher trying to use inotify for my IME?

torbrowser-launcher readout suddenly included: inotify_add_watch(~/.config/fcitx/dbus) failed: (Permission denied) I checked another machine and it's not there. This has never appeared before. Any ...
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tor browser loading but Nothing to see on ubuntu 20.04 ... please help

I can run tor services for my other apps (telegram for example but the tor browser app doesn't work and I don't know what to do ...I have tried to use the tor launcher app but nothing ... my system is ...
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How to create a Tor Browser shortcut for both runner and menu?

This is what I did, already: tar -xf tor.tar.xz mv tor-browser_en-US ~/.local/share/tor After that, I tried creating the shortcut in two different ways. Both of them resulted in the same error: first ...
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Why did Tor stop working? (Won't launch)

I've been using Tor browser for months but, possibly after the latest update, it now refuses to launch. I set Tor to 'run in terminal' so I could see any errors and when starting it shows this, but ...
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Why do I get this error when opening Tor Browser

I'm fairly new with Ubuntu and Linux in general. Out of curiosity I installed the Tor Browser, but when opening it, there is just this error message. Thank you in advance! This is the error I get
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Tor browser setup fails on Lubuntu 17.0.1

I've downloaded Tor Browser Bundle from https://www.torproject.org/download/download and extracted it to /home. When I cd to tor-browser_en-US$ start-tor-browser and run start-tor-browser I get ...
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Tor unexpectedly exited

No Tor Log. I just upgraded it and restarted it. Now it's unlaunchable from launcher, and from command line it only opens up "Tor unexpectedly exited" window, and "restart tor" does not restart tor, ...
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Tor Browser Bundle/Tor and iptables: seeking a working setup

I am trying to set a policy for iptables for Tor and particularly Tor Browser Bundle, something apparently rare, judging from searches online which have never found me an iptables setup for TBB and ...
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How do I launch Tor browser on specific web page from command line?

I need a script to open Tor browser at specific web site.
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Tor Browser Launcher does not download Tor Browser

I have installed Tor Browser Launcher: sudo apt-get install torbrowser-launcher but when I try to run Tor Browser the download always fail: Note: other downloads finish properly and I can correctly ...
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I cannot install tor-browser on Ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

I downloaded tor-browser from official website (https://www.torproject.org/dist/torbrowser/6.5.1/tor-browser-linux64-6.5.1_en-US.tar.xz). Following instructions on the official website, I entered a ...
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TOR browser doesn't work

I downloaded the tor browser from Ubuntu Software Center but it doesn't work, and shows this message: but when I downloaded it from the tor website then it worked.
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Torify and Torsocks not working

I want to Tor in terminal. This is what I used to do and it was working without any issue: running Tor Browser running torify or torsocks before the command in terminal But it is for a while that ...
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How to install Tor hardened using terminal [duplicate]

I'm using Kubuntu 16.10 and I'd like to install tor browser bundle. I saw that there is a tor hardened version and sandboxed version. I downloaded packages but just extracting them doesn't work for me....
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How to launch Tor from the command line

I downloaded the Tor Browser DEB file from the official website and installed it - it works fine when I search for it in the dash and click on the icon, but I use the terminal a lot and would like to ...
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How to make Tor Browser executable from the Xfce Whisker menu?

I downloaded and installed the Tor browser bundle according to the offical instructions however, using the option --register-app after ./start-tor-browser.desktop to add it to the ~/.local/share/...
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Tor-Browser appears as Firefox in the Unity Launcher

Running Ubuntu 16.04 64-bit, I have installed Tor-Browser from Ubuntu Repository (via terminal). But when I run it, it runs as Firefox. While its icon in dash is its own, when it runs, it shows ...
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Torbrowser-launcher does not start because of 404 error when trying to update itself

I use torbrowser-launcher (package version 0.2.0-2 from the Wily/universe amd64 repository on 15.10) which runs Tor Browser 5.0.4. Since today, after the update to 5.5a4-hardened became available, ...
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Unity launcher: Tor Browser opens as Firefox icon

I have installed TorBrowser through TorBrowser-Launcher and pinned it to my Unity launcher. Now whenever I start it, it show up in the launcher as Firefox. I know that TorBrowser is a modified ...
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Tor Browser do not start [duplicate]

I tried to start Tor Browser using the icon from the unzipped folder, but nothing happened. Same with the line command : ./start-tor-browser.desktop bash: start-tor-browser.desktop: command not ...
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How do I start Tor Browser?

My experience with Linux based operative systems are quite small but I learnt a lot when I used Elementary OS Luna (based on Ubuntu 12.04). Had help from internet and a friend with more than 10 years ...
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How do I install torbrowser 4.0.3 in Ubuntu 14.10 using tar command?

When I enter the command: tar -xvJf tor-browser-linux32-4.0.3_LANG.tar.xz It gives me this error: tar (child): tor-browser-linux32-4.0.3_LANG.tar.xz: Cannot open: No such file or directory tar (child)...
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Why does Tor unexpectedly exit every time I open it?

Every time I try to run tor it unexpectedly exits and I get this in my terminal: (process:28965): GLib-CRITICAL **: g_slice_set_config: assertion 'sys_page_size == 0' failed Aug 04 01:38:35.833 [...
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Open Tor-Browser

I've installed the Tor-Browser (following this instructions) via command line. I'm now searching for the program using Ubuntu search but it doesn't show up. I've also tried calling the browser via ...
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How to use Soundcloud in tor-browser? it need flash-player!

I am in Iran and have to use tor-browser in my Ubuntu 14.04. But it has a problem with flash-player in "Soundcloud". I installed many flash-player add-ons on it. but it not helped me and site say to ...
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How safe is it to transfer sensitive information over Tor Browser Bundle on a restricted network?

I am using the Tor Browser Bundle in Ubuntu from a client machine on a restricted network. In part, I do this because it appears that TBB's native encryption allows me to bypass certain network ...
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How do I install the Tor Browser Bundle in Ubuntu?

In Ubuntu 13.04 I used to use the ppa:upubuntu-com/tor64 PPA to install the 64-bit Tor Browser Bundle. However, in Ubuntu 13.10 it doesn't work anymore. How do I install the Tor Browser Bundle in ...
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tor-browser opens with and unexpected error window

When starting tor-browser I get a error window stating the message below: Vidalia detected that the Tor software exited unexpectedly. Please check the message log for recent warning or error ...
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