[tbb-bugs] #18979 [Applications/Tor Browser]: start-tor-browser hardcodes $HOME/.local/share

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Fri May 6 00:31:12 UTC 2016

#18979: start-tor-browser hardcodes $HOME/.local/share
     Reporter:  cypherpunks               |      Owner:  tbb-team
         Type:  defect                    |     Status:  new
     Priority:  Medium                    |  Milestone:
    Component:  Applications/Tor Browser  |    Version:
     Severity:  Normal                    |   Keywords:
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 Instead of using $HOME/.local/share in start-tor-browser, please use
 ${XDG_DATA_HOME:-$HOME/.local/share}. This would match xdg spec:

Ticket URL: <https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/18979>
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