It seems that the device you have extracted it on does not support permissions is not a native Linux filesystem. Re-extract the tar. I had the same issue. No matter what I did the start-tor-browser file would always open as text. The default setting is to "View executable text files when they are opened" and that is why it opens as text file.
All you have to do is double click the start-tor-browser file and click run when prompted and it will start. It obviously needs to be executable. Close nautilus and now in your Unity application window you will have an icon with the name Vidalia, click on it and you will have you TorBrowser. In my case my partition was mounted with noexec option set on the drive. Check this by running mount. Ok, so it works You will see some entry relating to the partition you want to set the option on.
You will see a list that may include default,rw,user,noexec,nosuid, What I did was just open up the terminal and drag the file start-tor-browser into it and it started up from there. I had the same problem and it was the executable permission. I hope this helps since it fixed my problem. In addition I suggest adding it to your bin folder so you can execute it easier:. Ubuntu Community Ask! Sign up to join this community. The best answers are voted up and rise to the top. Asked 8 years, 5 months ago.
Active 2 years, 3 months ago. Viewed 35k times. So let me explain. I then thought of executing this file through the terminal, but nothing seems to work. Can someone please help? Improve this question. Peachy 6, 10 10 gold badges 33 33 silver badges 45 45 bronze badges. Jerry-bliss Jerry-bliss 51 1 1 gold badge 2 2 silver badges 4 4 bronze badges. I tried, it did not work and here is the error message. Could you try from your hdd. Active Oldest Votes. Improve this answer. Yes this is a common problem.
Try running it after extracting it to your Desktop. If its a permissions thing, if my external drive was formatted as ext4 would it work? Tor can also be used as a building block for software developers to create new communication tools with built-in privacy features.
Link available below this post. Download which one compatible with your Linux Distro. Save it anywhere you want, then extract it. Open your terminal, type and run by follow the command below :. To fix this problem you only need change a little code. Open start-tor-browser file using your favorite text editor. Then remove that code or add in first of all the line of code above. So it will be like this :. Reopen Tor and banzai TOR will open and running in your Kali Linux.
Second problem which almost happen in Kali Linux is " Tor unexpectedly exited. This might be due to a bug in Tor itself, another program on your system, or faulty hardware. Untill you start Tor, the Tor Browser will not able to reach any website".
You are commenting using your via email. You are commenting using your in Kali Linux is ". PARAGRAPHTo fix this problem you only need change a little. Untill you start Tor, the support us. To fix this, you must Thats it. So it will be like. For my case I comment change ownership. This might be due to a bug in Tor itself. It worked for me. Like this: Like Loading Tagged Tor Browser will not able.be run as root, kali, linux, , fix, solve, tor, browser, Errors, root, run, run as root, deep web, dark net, Tor network, Tor can't. links, onion sites, tor install, tor running, tor linux, tor kali, tor in kali linux, tor error occur, tor error solving, The Tor Browser Bundle. Я давно пользуюсь TOR браузером, и не думал что столкнусь с такой проблемой, оказалось что TOR браузер отказывается запускаться под root правами. Все это сделано для защиты пользователей, так как именно под root правами во время серфинга по интернету можем случайно подхватить вирус. Но мне было иногда удобней пользоваться браузер без перехода на обычного пользователя. Так же в некоторых дистрибутивах linux работать приходиться исключительно под root правами к примеру Kali linux, потому что ни одна программа без root прав там не запуститься, а создавать отдельного пользователя для tor точно не #complain "The Tor Browser Bundle should not be run as root. Exiting." #exit 1. #fi. I tried to run Tor browser bundle as a root but it it didn't start and I got the above quoted error message. I'm not sure why? and I'm also wondering if there is away to make that possible. Thanks, tor-browser-bundle ubuntu. It is a generally accepted practice that userland applications (ie: application that are not system services) should not be run using a privileged account. This is to help ensure integrity and isolation of potentially harmful applications from core system resources. A browser in particular is a high value target for adversaries as browsers interact with unknown third parties. Despite the Firefox and TBB developers' best efforts, it is possible that there may be vulnerabilities in TBB.