[tor-talk] TBB as user debian-tor

sigi tornode at cpunk.de
Thu Oct 13 19:49:23 UTC 2011


since the dropping of Torbutton and suggesting Tor Browser Bundle to use 
now, I was a little unhappy to start all Tor-processes as a normal user 
in Debian... 

Today I've changed the user of the directory tor-browser_en-US and all 
it's files to debian-tor with: chown -R debian-tor tor-browser_en-US/

Now it is possible to launch TBB as user debian-tor with the command: 
xhost + & sudo -u debian-tor /tor-browser_en-US/start-tor-browser

is this a good idea, or dangerous?

Regards, sigi

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