Opened 17 months ago

Closed 17 months ago

Last modified 17 months ago

#30803 closed defect (worksforme)

torrc NoOnionTraffic is not working under Tor Browser 8.5.1

Reported by: philmbrt Owned by: tbb-team
Priority: Very High Milestone:
Component: Applications/Tor Browser Version: Tor: unspecified
Severity: Critical Keywords:
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  • Clean install of Tor Browser 8.5.1
  • Modified \Tor Browser\Browser\TorBrowser\Data\Tor\torrc
    • SocksPort 9050 NoOnionTraffic
  • Started up Tor Browser
  • Browse to DuckDuckGo onion site (https://3g2upl4pq6kufc4m.onion/) and received webpage.

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Change History (3)

comment:1 Changed 17 months ago by mcs

Resolution: worksforme
Status: newclosed

Tor Browser does not use port 9050 by default, and it configures the SOCKS port programmatically (not via the torrc file). The correct solution is to use about:config to append NoOnionTraffic to the extensions.torlauncher.socks_port_flags preference (make sure you restart Tor Browser after making that change).

Last edited 17 months ago by mcs (previous) (diff)

comment:2 Changed 17 months ago by philmbrt

Verified solution. Thanks.

Someone needs to update the on-line documentation:

comment:3 Changed 17 months ago by pili

Opened #30844 to update TB Manual

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