[tbb-bugs] #26350 [Applications/Tor Browser]: MacOS Tor Browser cannot bind to port

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#26350: MacOS Tor Browser cannot bind to port
     Reporter:  phoul                     |      Owner:  tbb-team
         Type:  defect                    |     Status:  new
     Priority:  Medium                    |  Milestone:
    Component:  Applications/Tor Browser  |    Version:
     Severity:  Normal                    |   Keywords:
Actual Points:                            |  Parent ID:
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 A user on Twitter (Barton Gellman) reported that their Tor Browser on
 MacOS would not launch, and provided the following screenshots:

 Unable to start Tor:

 Could not bind:

 Activity monitor:

 So far, they have tried reinstalling, we confirmed the permissions on the
 directory that the browser should be installing to are accurate:


 They have also tried disabling XFence / Littlesnitch, clearing their
 routing table and entirely restarting with the previously mentioned
 software disabled. There has been no change in the behaviour they are
 seeing after trying these different things.

Ticket URL: <https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/26350>
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