[tor-talk] Tor check not working or recognize TBB?
boklm at mars-attacks.org
Mon Jul 2 09:44:27 UTC 2018
On Mon, 02 Jul 2018, Tortilla wrote:
> On Mon, July 2, 2018 5:47 am, john doe wrote:
> > On 7/1/2018 11:22 PM, Joe wrote:
> >> Yesterday, updated TBB (automatically) to 7.5.6 Linux x64.
> >> Today, the default Tor check site (English language),
> >> https://check.torproject.org gave message:
> >>> "Congratulations. This browser is configured to use Tor.
> >>> Your IP address appears to be: *5.79.xxx.xxx*
> >>> However, it does not appear to be Tor Browser.
> >>> Click here to go to the download page"
> >> From the message, I assume the Tor devs want users to download, verify
> >> & reinstall TBB because one check failed?
> >> Question: what is the check process looking for (and where) to verify
> >> this is TBB? Just a list of exit relays?
> >> I got a new identity & tried again - same message.
> >> According to several sources, it's quite possible the
> >> check.torproject.org site is down or malfunctioning.
> > I just did check.torproject.org and as far as I can tell, the site is
> > working properly.
> > I'm using the same version as you are but Tor Browser for windows.
> I tried in Linux after an auto-update:
> 8.0a9 (based on Mozilla Firefox 60.1.0esr) (64-bit)
> I got the same warning on check.torproject.org that I'm not using Tor
> Browser. I would guess it might be an altered signature (user agent or
> accept languages or other?)
check.torproject.org does not recognize version 8.0a9 yet:
However, there should not be any issue to recognize version 7.5.6.
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