[tor-talk] linux configuration, root installation

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Wed Oct 23 17:46:19 UTC 2013

On 22/10/2013, tor-talk-request at lists.torproject.org
<tor-talk-request at lists.torproject.org> wrote:
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> Message: 1
> Date: Mon, 21 Oct 2013 16:48:21 +0100
> Subject: [tor-talk] linux configuration, root installation
> Readers,
> Torbrowser bundle 232513 tarball was unpacked into directory in
> /usr/local/ (as root)
> The torr configuration and data directory settings were edited to the
> local normal user directory
> (/home/normaluser/.tor/torrc and directory created
> /home/normaluser/.tor/data/tor)

>From a command terminal in the above directory, tried to start torbrowser:

.tor]$ torbrowser --debug

Debug enabled.

Starting Vidalia now

Launching Vidalia from: /usr/local/torbrowser

Vidalia exited with the following return code: 1

A dialogue window appeared, stating insufficient permissions to open

Has anyone been able to start torbrowser in a GNU/Linux environment
configuration as so:

Archive unpacked into /usr/local/

Symbolic link created 'ln -s /usr/local/torbrowser/start-tor-browser

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