Can't run Tor browser bundle on Linux Mint 14

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Zorba
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Can't run Tor browser bundle on Linux Mint 14

Postby Zorba » Fri Feb 01, 2013 9:49 pm

I have installed Tor Browser Bundle From PPA on Linux Mint 14 Cinnamon 64bit with these commands:

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sudo add-apt-repository ppa:upubuntu-com/tor64
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install tor-browser


But when I try to run it I get thse message
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and when I check the Message log i get:

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Feb 02 02:41:18.461 [Notice] Tor v0.2.3.25 (git-17c24b3118224d65) running on Linux.
Feb 02 02:41:18.461 [Notice] Tor can't help you if you use it wrong! Learn how to be safe at https://www.torproject.org/download/download#warning
Feb 02 02:41:18.461 [Notice] Read configuration file "/home/mint/.tor-browser/App/../Data/Tor/torrc".
Feb 02 02:41:18.461 [Notice] Initialized libevent version 2.0.21-stable using method epoll. Good.
Feb 02 02:41:18.461 [Notice] Opening Socks listener on 127.0.0.1:0
Feb 02 02:41:18.461 [Notice] Socks listener listening on port 50180.
Feb 02 02:41:18.461 [Notice] Opening Control listener on 127.0.0.1:9051
Feb 02 02:41:18.461 [Warning] /home/mint/.tor-browser/Data/Tor is not owned by this user (mint, 1000) but by root (0). Perhaps you are running Tor as the wrong user?
Feb 02 02:41:18.461 [Warning] Failed to parse/validate config: Couldn't access/create private data directory "/home/mint/.tor-browser/Data/Tor"
Feb 02 02:41:18.461 [Error] Reading config failed--see warnings above.
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Re: Can't run Tor browser bundle on Linux Mint 14

Postby Lanser » Fri Feb 01, 2013 10:21 pm

Brahim. Try downloading the bundle from Tor. Decompress it into a folder on your home drive. Run start-tor-browser.

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Re: Can't run Tor browser bundle on Linux Mint 14

Postby proxima_centauri » Fri Feb 01, 2013 10:35 pm

You could try

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sudo chown -R mint ~/.tor-browser


Restart the tor and vidalia processes or just restart the PC.

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Re: Can't run Tor browser bundle on Linux Mint 14

Postby Zorba » Fri Feb 01, 2013 10:47 pm

proxima_centauri wrote:You could try

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sudo chown -R mint ~/.tor-browser


Restart the tor and vidalia processes or just restart the PC.

Thanks proxima_centauri that fixed the problem :D :D land ho :D :D
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