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Old 10-15-2014, 08:07 AM   #1
CoolDude100
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Need an alternative to Tor


I just want to use an encryption browser program like Tor except apparently Tor can't be run as root/superuser and I need to always use superuser for my firewall. Is there anything else I can use or maybe can Tor be used as superuser? I use Debian.
 
Old 10-15-2014, 08:30 AM   #2
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Take a look at this: http://www.canbike.org/information-t...n-as-root.html

The "Tor Browser Should Not be Run as Root" tells you which file to edit to allow you to run tor browser as root, but that was a few months ago so could be outdated now.

edit: You may also need to change the owner of the data directory to root too, but that is also explained on this site

Last edited by af7567; 10-15-2014 at 08:38 AM.
 
Old 10-15-2014, 03:43 PM   #3
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and you should NEVER NEVER NEVER !!! any browser as root
and "tor" should NEVER NEVER NEVER !!! be ran as root
 
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I need to always use superuser for my firewall.
Why? Undo that.
 
  


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