[tor-dev] Tor Browser Launcher

adrelanos adrelanos at riseup.net
Mon Feb 18 22:22:32 UTC 2013

Jacob Appelbaum:
> Micah Lee:
>> On 02/18/2013 12:15 AM, Jacob Appelbaum wrote:
>>> Do you plan to download TBB over Tor that is provided by the system, say
>>> by adding a dependency on a system Tor?
>> I was assuming that making the launcher depend on a system Tor would be
>> troublesome. However now that I'm looking at
>> https://www.torproject.org/docs/debian again, it seems like it could
>> totally work. What about for Ubuntu users?
> For normal Debian GNU/Linux users, I believe it will work. For recent
> versions of Ubuntu, I also believe it will work. I would also say that
> the launcher could prompt them to actually *add* the Tor repositories
> that fix the problems Ubuntu users may or may not face in the future.

Just a implementation suggestion:
Drop a file inside /etc/apt/sources.list.d/, i.e.
/etc/apt/sources.list.d/torproject.list. Perhaps you already knew about
the awesome .d magic, just in case.

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