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authorsajolida <>2015-04-28 10:11:39 +0000
committersajolida <>2015-04-28 12:16:17 +0000
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Move explanation about torrc at the beginning (#7924)
- We need to give some context before talking about ExcludeExitNodes. - Avoid saying 'root'. - Explain what are the risks.
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@@ -424,15 +424,16 @@ This is currenlty not possible easily using Tails.
Can I choose the country of my exit nodes or further edit the `torrc`?
+It is possible to edit the Tor configuration file (`torrc`) with
+administration rights but you should not do so as it might break your
As mentioned in the <span class="application">Tor Browser</span>
using ExcludeExitNodes is not recommended by Tor because "overriding the
entry / exit nodes can mess up your anonymity in ways we don't
-Editing the rest of the <span class="application">Tor Browser</span>
-configuration file is possible as a root user, but it is not advised.
<a id="mac_address"></a>
Does Tails change the MAC address of my network interfaces?