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Where's the link to this Q&A site in the Tor Browser home page?

Previous versions of the Tor browser bundle used a home page that included a link to this Q&A site, but the current version uses a locally generated home page that doesn't include this link. (I ...
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2022 Election ended - insufficient candidates - What are your thoughts about moderation and Tor SE?

The recent election for moderators here on Tor ended early due to there being insufficient candidates for the election to continue to the voting phase. While we needed at least four candidates, we had ...
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2019 Moderator Election - We need more candidates!

The nomination period for the 2019 election was scheduled to end in 30 minutes. However, in order for the election to proceed, we need to have at least as many candidates as there are slots (so, 2) — ...
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suggestion: We should collaborate with Deep Web Stackexchange community

Good time of day! I think we should collaborate with Deep Web community - it's just started a public run and we defenately will have a frequent question routing between the communities. So my ...
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Taking care about many "Tor doesn't connect" question

When you browse Tor.SE you'll find lots of questions were Tor doesn't connect. Some people use plain Tor, other use bridges and some other people try to access onion services. I started to collect ...
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2021: a year in moderation

As we say goodbye to the old year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the preceding calendar year. As most of you here are aware, sites on the Stack Exchange ...
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Moderator Resignation

I just want to let you all know that I am resigning from my position as a Tor Stack Exchange Moderator, immediately. I've emailed the Community Team about this already and hopefully everything with go ...
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2018: a year in moderation

It's New Year's Day in Stack Exchange land... A distinguishing characteristic of these sites is how they are moderated: We designed the Stack Exchange network engine to be mostly self-regulating, in ...
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Tag synonyms for Bittorrent

For good or ill, we'll probably continue to get questions like this one about Bittorrent and Tor. Several questions are marked as torrents while others are marked as bittorrent. I propose making ...
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2023 Moderator Election Q&A – Question Collection

The purpose of this thread was to collect questions for the questionnaire. The questionnaire is now live, and you may find it here. Tor Stack Exchange is scheduled for an election next week, 2023-03-...
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Announcing a “Graduation” election for 2023

Tor Stack Exchange will begin the nomination stage for an election on March 28, as your “graduation” election — in fact, as a second attempt at it. The timeline: On March 21, we'll post a question ...
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2022 Moderator Election Q&A – Question Collection

The purpose of this thread was to collect questions for the questionnaire. The questionnaire is now live, and you may find it here. Tor Stack Exchange is scheduled for an election next week, 2022-05-...
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Announcing a “Graduation” election for 2022

Summary: Tor Stack Exchange will begin the nomination stage for an election on 23 May 2022, as your “graduation” election as a result of having lost your beta label a while back). The timeline: On 16 ...
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2021 Community Moderator Election

The 2021 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks, ...
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2020: a year in moderation

As we say goodbye to the old year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the past 12 months. As most of you here are aware, sites on the Stack Exchange network ...
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2019: a year in moderation

It's New Year's Day in Stack Exchange land... A distinguishing characteristic of these sites is how they are moderated: We designed the Stack Exchange network engine to be mostly self-regulating, ...
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2019 Community Moderator Election

The 2019 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks,...
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Winter? Hats? Shall we have a bit of fun?

Winter is nearly upon us (depending on where you are of course) so it's time to consider joining the Stack Exchange Winter Bash! We'll get to add some silly little hats to our avatars, and it's all ...
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It's that time again: Winter Bash 2014

It's that time of year again, time for Winter Bash 2014 where everyone can use their Tor knowledge to earn silly (virtual) hats which can be displayed on their avatar. Unless anyone has some serious ...
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2023: a year in moderation

It’s that time of the year again! As we wave goodbye to last year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the preceding calendar year. As most of you here might be ...
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10th anniversary of Tor.SE

The first day of October in 2013 was a big day. Back then, https://tor.stackexchange.com was launched as a new beta site. This means that we can celebrate our 10th birthday. Hooray! You can find more ...
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Middle Sidebar Advertising

As you all know, advertising is an important source of revenue for Stack Overflow and it helps us support all the sites across the Stack Exchange Network and the resources that go into maintaining and ...
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Insufficient nominees for graduation election: What happens next

Stack Exchange’s position is that every site has a team of moderators to operate in our network. Currently, this community is being moderated by Jens Kubieziel and Alexey Vesnin, who have been doing ...
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2023 Community Moderator Election

The 2023 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks, ...
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2022 Community Moderator Election

The 2022 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks, ...
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I found a question that is a mix of two different questions. Is it a duplicate?

The question How to change country in Mac OS X? is asking how to find the Torrc for MacOS X and how to change the Torrc file to only have exit nodes from a specific country. However, there are answers ...
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Announcing a Pro Tempore Moderator election

Summary: Tor Stack Exchange will begin the nomination stage for a special election on August 12 to bring in two more moderators. For full details of the process, see the announcement on Meta Stack ...
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Answering and upvoting old questions

Currently we have quite a bunch of unanswered and old questions. It would be nice if they could receive an answer and if the person who answers them receives some reputation. Thatswhy I would suggest ...
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How to deal with accepted but obsolete answers?

As an example take this great question and answer by Dr. Steven Murdoch. It's without doubt true for its time, but it now appears to be obsolete. It says, At the moment, it is not advisable to ...
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What should our logo and site design look like?

The beta version of Tor.SE has been started and it is fastly growing up, so we have to think how the design and logo of our site will look. Please write in answers the proposals, other will vote them ...
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2022: a year in moderation

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Tag : tor-messenger

Can anyone make a tor-messenger tag. Due to absence of it I have to tag my question to tor-bundle and some other random tags which make them irrelevant.
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Should we close 6417?

The Q&A page has a question »Why does my Tor talk to activate.adobe.com?«. Sebastian tried to answer it and in the comments it turned out that the user has a cracked version of Adobe. I think that ...
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How to tag the question "Cannot post on Japanese message board because I'm using Tor"?

I tried to retag the question Cannot post on Japanese message board because I'm using Tor today. However it felt quite hard to select a good one. What would you say what the best tags for this ...
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Can you ask questions about darknets other than Tor?

Does the Tor Stack Exchange site accept questions about other darknets such as I2P, Freenet, etc. What is the site's policy on questions about other darknets? For reference, the site says: Tor Stack ...
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Peer review requeset

I am looking for someone to peer review this answer on bitcoin.SE question How can I setup Bitcoin to be anonymous with Tor?. And, to suggest edits. note: I was looking for a tor.SE chat actually but ...
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Why is a question duplicated when the other question has nothing to do with the first? Does that mean that no answer is wanted to be given?

I typed a question, and it was added as a duplicate, but there is no reference to the issues in the answer which is what is assigned as duplicate, as it doesn't address the issue at all. It is about ...
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Searching for a question addressing the tor behind the scenes

Has there been any question asked about how tor is working behind the scenes?
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How to discourage excessive negative voting?

Negative voting seems to have a disproportional negative effects on new users. Many will not return after being welcomed by a negative vote. One or two questions get a negative vote and a new ...
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I'm back, normal service to resume shortly

As several of you know, I've been away for the past ~6 months on the Appalachian Trail (where I generally did not have access to the internet, as you might expect). I've been back since the 06th of ...
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Promoting Tor on Project for Awesome

I'm planning on promoting Tor in the upcoming Project for Awesome 2014. Within my video, I plan on pointing people to this site, but linking to the site tour/rules first. Here is the script for the ...
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