[tor-talk] New arm version doesn't show connections

Klaus Layer klaus.layer at gmx.de
Thu Dec 15 06:53:05 UTC 2011

Damian Johnson <atagar1 at gmail.com> wrote on 14.12.2011:
> Hi Stephan. This is the first that I've heard of connection panel
> issues related to upgrading. Here's some things to check...
> - When connection resolution fails several times arm falls back to
> another connection resolver, logging a notice as it does so. Do you
> have any connection related log messages?
> - I don't recall if this is the case with Debian or not, but many
> platforms require that you have the same permissions as the tor
> process to see its connections. In this case you'd do that by running
> 'sudo -u debian-tor arm'.
> - If all else fails you can try running 'python
> /usr/share/arm/test.py', which lets you run through connection
> resolvers to see which should be working or not.
> Cheers! -Damian
> _______________________________________________

Hi Damian,

I am experiencing the same issue after upgrade to 

The arm log show

22:16:57 [ARM_NOTICE] We were unable to use any of your system's resolvers to 
get tor's connections. This is fine, but means that the connections page will 
be empty. This is usually permissions related so if you would like to fix this 
then run arm with the same user as tor (ie, "sudo -u <tor user> arm").                          
22:16:42 [ARM_NOTICE] Unable to query connections with lsof, trying ss                                                                                                 
22:16:27 [ARM_NOTICE] Unable to query connections with sockstat, trying lsof                                                                                           
22:16:12 [ARM_NOTICE] Unable to query connections with netstat, trying 
22:15:47 [ARM_NOTICE] Unable to query connections with proc, trying netstat                                                                                                 


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