[tor-talk] Restarting Firefox
agapetos.typhonis at gmail.com
Tue Apr 17 05:11:02 UTC 2012
On Mon, Apr 16, 2012 at 9:45 PM, Andrew Lewman <andrew at torproject.is> wrote:
> The browser bundle is for tor clients, not relays. If you want to run a
> relay, on unixes, then install tor and configure it as a relay.
> We make an assumption that if you are running some sort of unix, you
> can handle your package management system, or compile from source, and
> edit the torrc file.
> You should easily be able to run both TBB and tor as a relay on your
> system. TBB on linux and osx randomizes controlport and socksport to
> avoid conflicts with tor's configured as a daemon via torrc.
I can do all these things and more, but I prefer GUI. Many Linux
distributions are moving away from "hard-core geek approach", but at the
same time even on distros like Ubuntu you can still do everything the old
As I said: I'm new to Tor and I thought because Vidalia includes the option
to run relay this must be the right way to do it. Anyway, I found a
solution that works for me. Thank you guys...
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