[tor-talk] 'Refresh tor browser' - and then it wasn't one anymore.

Roger Dingledine arma at mit.edu
Wed May 4 08:28:49 UTC 2016

On Wed, May 04, 2016 at 07:00:36AM +0200, Andreas Krey wrote:
> Hi all,
> I just had the TBB ask me something to the lines
> of 'refresh tor browser?', and I sleepily said
> yes, and now the browser apparently has lost
> the addon that is the tor process underneath,
> and just says 'the proxy server is refusing
> connections'.

Hi Andreas,

Can you file a Tor Browser ticket on trac, with as much detail as you
can? Especially including which Tor Browser version it was, and what
platform it was for? And what path / where on your system you had
installed it to? And what happened when you tried restarting it?

There appear to be a bunch of recent tickets on update problems with
Tor Browser 6.0a5, e.g.:

But I haven't seen any tickets about Tor Browser 5.5.5 (the stable


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