Opened 3 years ago

Closed 2 years ago

#23931 closed enhancement (wontfix)

tor-relay-debian.html: torrc needs to be edited as root

Reported by: cypherpunks Owned by:
Priority: Medium Milestone:
Component: Webpages/Website Version:
Severity: Normal Keywords:
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Description

A user on twitter had a hard time installing a relay.
Main prolbme: permissions to edit the torrc file.

We should make it clearer that this needs root privileges (like the systemctl command).

https://www.torproject.org/docs/tor-relay-debian.html.en

search:
2. Edit the bottom part of /etc/tor/torrc.

replace with:

2. Edit the bottom part of /etc/tor/torrc (as root).

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Change History (1)

comment:1 Changed 2 years ago by hiro

Resolution: wontfix
Status: newclosed

The relay documentation has been moved to the wiki.

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