Opened 5 years ago

Closed 5 years ago

#13417 closed defect (fixed)

Setting up a relay on a mac - Easy

Reported by: cypherpunks Owned by:
Priority: Medium Milestone:
Component: Webpages/Website Version:
Severity: Keywords: tor-relay vidalia osx tbb doc easy
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Description

Now that Vidalia is no longer bundled with TorBrowser for Mac, the ability to set up a relay also disappears. But it could be easy if only you provided the links and info on your site !

Under "Configuring a Tor relay" you write "another option is to intall TBB and then a standalone Vidalia bundle on top of it", but you don't give a link to the standalone bundle. It took me a long time to find, when a simple click on your documentation page would have done the job. You should also specify that after installing Vidalia, in Parameters > General > Start Tor, you have to browse to Tor Browser in Applications, open it, open the Tor folder inside and choose Tor. That again took me a while to work out on my own !

If you could just add that link and info on your Documentation page, it would not be complicated at all for any Mac user to set up a relay. No need to plunge into the complicated world of Debian, VM and Homebrew !!

Thanks.

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Change History (5)

comment:1 Changed 5 years ago by teor

Are you aware of the MacRunOnBoot wiki entry at https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/wiki/doc/MacRunOnBoot ?

We're working on updating the attached org.torproject.tor.plist in #13412, but the old one still works.

comment:2 Changed 5 years ago by teor

Component: - Select a componentWebsite
Keywords: tor-relay vidalia osx tbb added
Version: Tor: 0.2.5.3-alpha

comment:3 Changed 5 years ago by teor

Version: Tor: 0.2.5.3-alpha

Oops, don't know how that version got in there.

comment:4 Changed 5 years ago by teor

Keywords: doc easy added

comment:5 Changed 5 years ago by Sebastian

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

New Vidalia bundles aren't being made anymore. I've removed the reference to them

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