Commit eb501709 authored by Tails developers's avatar Tails developers
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Use consistently *Tor Browser* (without article)

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......@@ -7,8 +7,8 @@ whether a particular user is using Tails or not.
[[As explained on our warning page|warning#fingerprint]], when using
Tails it is possible to know that you are using Tor. But Tails tries to
**make it as difficult as possible to distinguish Tails users from other
Tor users**, especially users of Tor Browser outside of Tails. If it is
possible to determine whether your are a Tor Browser user inside or outside of Tails, this
Tor users**, especially users of <span class="application">Tor Browser</span> outside of Tails. If it is
possible to determine whether your are a user of <span class="application">Tor Browser</span> inside or outside of Tails, this
provides more information about you and in consequence reduces your
anonymity.
......@@ -23,15 +23,15 @@ about your browser. That information can include its name and version,
window size, list of available extensions, timezone, available fonts,
etc.
To make it difficult to distinguish Tails users, **the
Tor Browser in Tails tries to provide the same information as the Tor Browser on other operating systems** in
To make it difficult to distinguish Tails users,
**<span class="application">Tor Browser</span> in Tails tries to provide the same information as <span class="application">Tor Browser</span> on other operating systems** in
order to have similar fingerprints.
See the [[fingerprint section of known issues
page|support/known_issues#fingerprint]] for a list of known differences
between the fingerprints of the Tor Browser inside and outside of Tails.
between the fingerprints of <span class="application">Tor Browser</span> inside and outside of Tails.
Apart from that, **some of the Tor Browser extensions included in Tails are
Apart from that, **some of the <span class="application">Tor Browser</span> extensions included in Tails are
specific to Tails**. More sophisticated
attacks can use those differences to distinguish Tails users.
......@@ -52,9 +52,9 @@ For your ISP or local network administrator
our documentation about [[doc/first_steps/startup_options/bridge_mode]].
- A Tails system is **almost exclusively generating Tor activity** on
the network. Usually users of Tor Browser on other operating systems also have network activity outside of
the network. Usually users of <span class="application">Tor Browser</span> on other operating systems also have network activity outside of
Tor, either from another web browser or other applications. So the
proportion of Tor activity could be used to determine whether a user of Tor Browser
proportion of Tor activity could be used to determine whether a user of <span class="application">Tor Browser</span>
is using Tails or not. If you are sharing your Internet
connection with other users that are not using Tails it is probably
harder for your ISP to determine whether a single user is generating
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- [[!traillink Connecting_to_the_network_with_NetworkManager|anonymous_internet/networkmanager]]
- [[!traillink Logging_in_to_captive_portals|anonymous_internet/unsafe_browser]]
- [[!traillink Controlling_Tor_using_<span_class="application">Vidalia</span>|anonymous_internet/vidalia]]
- [[!traillink Browsing_the_web_with_Tor_Browser|anonymous_internet/tor_browser]]
- [[!traillink Browsing_the_web_with_<span_class="application">Tor_Browser</span>|anonymous_internet/tor_browser]]
- [[!traillink Chatting_with_Pidgin_&_OTR|anonymous_internet/pidgin]]
- [[!traillink Using_I2P|anonymous_internet/i2p]]
- [[!traillink Why_Tor_is_slow?|anonymous_internet/why_tor_is_slow]]
......@@ -2,7 +2,7 @@
[[!img Tor_Browser/mozicon128.png link=no alt="Tor Browser icon"]]
[Tor Browser](https://www.torproject.org/projects/torbrowser.html.en) is a web
<span class="application">[Tor Browser](https://www.torproject.org/projects/torbrowser.html.en)</span> is a web
browser based on [Mozilla Firefox](http://getfirefox.com) and configured to
protect your anonymity. Given the popularity of Firefox, you might have used it
before and its user interface is like any other modern web browser.
......@@ -30,7 +30,7 @@ For example, here is how the browser looks like when we try to log in an email
account at [riseup.net](https://riseup.net/), using their [webmail
interface](https://mail.riseup.net/):
[[!img doc/anonymous_internet/Tor_Browser/riseup.png link=no alt="Tor browser"]]
[[!img doc/anonymous_internet/Tor_Browser/riseup.png link=no alt="Tor Browser"]]
Notice the padlock icon on the left of the address bar saying "mail.riseup.net"
and the address beginning with "https://" (instead of "http://"). These are the
......@@ -50,7 +50,7 @@ HTTPS Everywhere
[[!img https-everywhere.jpg link=no alt="HTTPS Everywhere logo"]]
[HTTPS Everywhere](https://www.eff.org/https-everywhere) is a Firefox extension
included in Tor Browser and produced as a collaboration between [The Tor
included in <span class="application">Tor Browser</span> and produced as a collaboration between [The Tor
Project](https://torproject.org/) and the [Electronic Frontier
Foundation](https://eff.org/). It encrypts your communications with a number of
major websites. Many sites on the web offer some limited support for encryption
......@@ -75,7 +75,7 @@ JavaScript]], [[!wikipedia Adobe_Flash]], [[!wikipedia HTTP_cookie
desc="cookies"]] and other services which have been shown to be able to defeat
the anonymity provided by the Tor network.
In Tor Browser all such features are handled from inside the browser by an extension
In <span class="application">Tor Browser</span> all such features are handled from inside the browser by an extension
called [Torbutton](https://www.torproject.org/torbutton/) which does all sorts
of things to prevent the above type of attacks. But that comes at a price: since
this will disable some functionalities and some sites might not work as
......@@ -89,7 +89,7 @@ Protection against dangerous JavaScript
Having all JavaScript disabled by default would disable a lot of harmless and
possibly useful JavaScript and render unusable many websites.
That's why **JavaScript is enabled by default** in Tor Browser.
That's why **JavaScript is enabled by default** in <span class="application">Tor Browser</span>.
But we rely on Torbutton to **disable all potentially dangerous JavaScript**.
......@@ -97,7 +97,7 @@ We consider this as a necessary compromise between security and usability and as
of today we are not aware of any JavaScript that would compromise Tails
anonymity.
For more technical details you can refer to the [Tor Browser design
For more technical details you can refer to the [<span class="application">Tor Browser</span> design
document](https://www.torproject.org/projects/torbrowser/design/).
<a id="noscript"></a>
......@@ -108,7 +108,7 @@ NoScript to have even more control over JavaScript
[[!img noscript.png link=no alt="NoScript logo"]]
To allow more control over JavaScript, for example to disable JavaScript
completely, Tor Browser includes the <span class="application">NoScript</span>
completely, <span class="application">Tor Browser</span> includes the <span class="application">NoScript</span>
extension.
By default, <span class="application">NoScript</span> is disabled and some
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......@@ -27,7 +27,7 @@ following:
<span class="guisubmenu">Internet</span>&nbsp;▸
<span class="guimenuitem">i2p</span></span>.
Once started, the so called router console will open in Tor Browser,
Once started, the so called router console will open in <span class="application">Tor Browser</span>,
which shows I2P's current status, links to many useful I2P resources
(forums, email, filesharing etc.) and offers the possibility to
shutdown I2P. I2P is integrated in the browser in such a way that all
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......@@ -18,7 +18,7 @@ purpose, and it can be started via the menu
<span class="guimenuitem">Unsafe Web Browser</span></span>.
The <span class="application">Unsafe Browser</span> has a red and yellow theme
to differentiate it from the [[Tor Browser|Tor_Browser]].
to differentiate it from [[<span class="application">Tor Browser</span>|Tor_Browser]].
<div class="caution">
......@@ -30,7 +30,7 @@ anonymous</strong>. Use it only to log in to captive portals.</p>
Security recommendations:
* Do not run this browser at the same time as the anonymous
[[Tor Browser|Tor_Browser]]. This makes it easy to not mistake one browser for the
[[<span class="application">Tor Browser</span>|Tor_Browser]]. This makes it easy to not mistake one browser for the
other, which could have catastrophic consequences.
* When using [[doc/first_steps/startup_options/windows_camouflage]]
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......@@ -28,7 +28,7 @@ starting.
The <span class="application">Vidalia</span> onion icon sometimes stays yellow
even if Tor is already started. If the <span class="guilabel">Tor is
ready</span> notification appears or if you can browse the Internet using the
ready</span> notification appears or if you can browse the Internet using
<span class="application">Tor Browser</span>, then Tor is started correctly.
Tails has other protections that would prevent your from connecting to the
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......@@ -36,7 +36,7 @@ documentation](https://help.gnome.org/users/orca/stable/).
<div class="bug">
The screen reading functionality of <span class="application">GNOME
Orca</span> works neither with the <span
Orca</span> works neither with <span
class="application">Tor Browser</span> nor with the <span
class="application">Unsafe Web Browser</span>.
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......@@ -254,7 +254,7 @@ you to reuse them during future working sessions, even offline.
<div class="text"><h2>Browser bookmarks</h2></div>
</div>
When this feature is activated, changes to the bookmarks in the
When this feature is activated, changes to the bookmarks in
<span class="application">Tor Browser</span> are saved in the persistent
volume. This does not apply to the Unsafe web browser.
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......@@ -145,8 +145,8 @@ Web browser
<a id="javascript"></a>
Why is JavaScript enabled by default in the Tor browser?
--------------------------------------------------------
Why is JavaScript enabled by default in <span class="application">Tor Browser</span>?
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Many websites today require JavaScript to work correctly. As a consequence
JavaScript is enabled by default in Tails to avoid confusing many users. But
......@@ -164,10 +164,10 @@ compromise between usability and security in this case.
<a id="add-ons"></a>
Can I install other add-ons in Tor Browser?
-------------------------------------------
Can I install other add-ons in <span class="application">Tor Browser</span>?
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Installing add-ons in Tor Browser might break the security built in Tails.
Installing add-ons in <span class="application">Tor Browser</span> might break the security built in Tails.
Add-ons can do many things within the browser, and even if all the networking goes
through Tor, some add-ons might interact badly with the rest of the
......@@ -192,7 +192,7 @@ considered safe to use in this context.
<div class="next">
<ul>
<li>[[Warnings about persistence|doc/first_steps/persistence/warnings#index3h1]]</li>
<li>[[Browsing the web with the Tor Browser|doc/anonymous_internet/Tor_browser]]</li>
<li>[[Browsing the web with <span class="application">Tor Browser</span>|doc/anonymous_internet/Tor_browser]]</li>
<li>[[Can I hide the fact that I am using Tails?|doc/about/fingerprint/]]</li>
</ul>
</div>
......@@ -220,7 +220,7 @@ We have considered including open-source alternative software to Adobe
Flash, such as [Gnash](http://www.gnu.org/software/gnash/), but it is
not the case yet, see [[!tails_ticket 5363]].
But you can already watch HTML5 videos with the Tor browser.
But you can already watch HTML5 videos with <span class="application">Tor Browser</span>.
<a id="anonymity_test"></a>
......@@ -234,25 +234,25 @@ your browser to see if it can be used to identify you.
As explained in our documentation about
[[fingerprinting|doc/about/fingerprint]], Tails provides anonymity on the web by
making it difficult to distinguish a particular user amongst all the users of
Tails and the Tor Browser Bundle (TBB).
<span class="application">Tor Browser</span> (either in Tails or on other operating systems).
So, the information retrieved by such fingerprinting websites is not harmful for
anonymity in itself, as long as it is the same for all Tor users.
anonymity in itself, as long as it is the same for all users of <span class="application">Tor Browser</span>.
For example, the user-agent property of the browser was set to `Mozilla/5.0
(Windows; U; Windows NT 6.1; en-US; rv:1.9.2.3) Gecko/20100401 Firefox/3.6.3`,
as of Tails 0.21 and TBB 2.3.25-13. This value preserves your anonymity even if
as of Tails 0.21 and <span class="application">Tor Browser</span> 2.3.25-13. This value preserves your anonymity even if
the operating system installed on the computer is Windows NT and you usually run
Firefox. On the other hand, changing this value makes you distinguishable from
others Tor users and breaks your anonymity.
others users of <span class="application">Tor Browser</span> and breaks your anonymity.
Furthermore, we verify the result of those websites before each release, see our
[[test suite|contribute/release_process/test]].
<a id="java"></a>
Is Java installed in the Tor browser?
---------------------------------------
Is Java installed in the <span class="application">Tor Browser</span>?
----------------------------------------------------------------------
Tails does not include a Java plugin in its browser because it could break your anonymity.
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......@@ -329,8 +329,8 @@ Touchpad configurations
synclient FingerLow=1;
synclient FingerHigh=1;
TorBrowser takes too long to shutdown
-------------------------------------
Tor Browser takes too long to shutdown
--------------------------------------
Since Tails 0.22, the browser sometimes takes too long to shutdown
([[!tails_ticket 6480]]). Waiting a few more seconds is usually enough
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......@@ -9,7 +9,7 @@
<p>This is a public mailing list, so <strong>be careful with what you
are sending</strong>. Give only the necessary informations about
yourself, and if possible use Tails or the [[Tor Browser Bundle|https://torproject.org/torbrowser/]] to hide your IP
yourself, and if possible use Tails or [[<span class="application">Tor Browser</span>|https://torproject.org/torbrowser/]] to hide your IP
address.</p>
</div>
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