[tor-talk] configure Vidalia stand alone
joebtfsplk at gmx.com
Mon Mar 10 01:48:13 UTC 2014
The only comments I've seen about using Vidalia 0.2.21 - Win (the stand
alone package) w/ TBB 3.5.x, to see the map & connections, is just
"install / extract it to its own folder & start it after TBB is already
Like falling off a log? That doesn't work for me. Perhaps because I
don't let TBB extract to the default location (I use another HDD than
where C:\ is located)? Or, the devil's in the details.
I need to control the country for exit relays - temporarily, while set
up an email acct w/ TBB - then remove the restriction. Vidalia's not
required to force exit relays in Tor, but makes it easier to see
counties actually used.
Anyway, I've not found many details on how to edit Vidalia settings now
so it will detect that Tor is already running (it is). Especially when
TBB is not on C:\.
As opposed to what the Vidalia settings file still shows as a check box
(the *old* way of how Vidalia / Tor worked): "Start Tor software when
instead of... how the FAQ instructions
seem to indicate?, just put Vidalia anywhere & start it anytime after
TBB is running... (~ no mods needed & they'll find each other).
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