[tor-talk] Question about running Tor + Tor Browser

Anthony Papillion anthony at papillion.me
Fri Nov 8 20:50:09 UTC 2013

On 11/08/2013 03:38 AM, Lunar wrote:
> Anthony Papillion:
>> I'm helping a friend set up Tor on Xubuntu. He's gotten the non-TBB
>> package and has Tor set to run each time he logs into his computer (it's
>> running as a relay).  He also wants to be able to use Tor Browser to use
>> Tor too. Do I need to manually configure Firefox or is there a way to
>> get the Firefox in the TBB to run properly when Tor is being run separately?
> The Tor Browser Bundle and a system-wide Tor should run alongside
> happily. Just unpack and use the Tor Browser Bundle as you would on
> another system.

Hmm. In his case (and in a test case I'm running) if I have Tor running
already TBB fails when Vidalia starts saying it can't bind to the
listening ports. This is expected, I'd think, since the ports are
already in use when the TBB tries to bind to them.

Am I missing something?


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