[tor-talk] no country flags in Vidalia 2.10

Javier Bassi javierbassi at gmail.com
Wed Apr 27 19:52:26 UTC 2011

I also can't see country flags with Vidalia 0.2.12 in linux. The logs
don't say anything about it.
I use TorStatus if I need the flags for something.

On Wed, Apr 27, 2011 at 3:41 PM, Joe Btfsplk <joebtfsplk at gmx.com> wrote:
> Never really payed much attention to country flags in Tor Network map - in
> Vidalia 2.10 or earlier versions.  But, they don't show up when running Tor
> under my limited (Vista) acct.
> I figured out by looking at the error / message log, that Tor / Vidalia *
> "couldn't find the "geoip" file" * in the path C:\users\<limited user acct
> name>\app data\roaming\tor
> because it didn't CREATE the geoip file in the limited user's
> ...\roaming\tor folder.  It DID create the geoip file in the admin acct, in
> the path mentioned, but that doesn't help unless you run Tor from the admin
> acct (generally not a good idea to user admin accts for internet).
> Is this a bug in Tor installer?  If I copy the geoip file from admin acct to
> user acct path, the country flags show just fine, running Tor in a user
> acct.  But, it shouldn't have to be done manually.
> I'm using bundle 2.1.29 / 2.10 - don't know if this issue is fixed in latest
> Vidalia bundle.
> When installing Tor (any prgm) from a limited user acct, Vista of course
> asks for an admin PW.  But, most prgms install the necessary files to
> function in the user's acct, so the prgm can access them when later running
> the prgm from that user acct.  Windows / the prgm installer recognizes which
> limited user acct is being used when prgm is installed.  Many ask is you
> want to install the prgm for this (limited) user, or all users.  Tor doesn't
> ask, AFAIK.
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