Changes between Initial Version and Version 1 of Ticket #25890, comment 10


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Nov 5, 2018, 2:56:01 PM (6 months ago)
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  • Ticket #25890, comment 10

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    44> as the user that will be running nyx, run `sudo adduser $USER debian-tor` to add your user to the `debian-tor` group so it can reach Tor's `ControlSocket`
    5 I agree that there should be some recommended simple way to run nyx relatively safely for everybody. However, I have to warn you that neither `su` nor `sudo` is a safe way to elevate privileges in UNIX system. If user you use for running `su`/`sudo` is compromosed, all accounts accessible by him using `su`/`sudo` are compromised too.
     5I agree that there should be some recommended simple way to run nyx relatively safely for everybody. However, I have to warn you that neither `su` nor `sudo` is a safe way to elevate privileges in UNIX system. If user you use for running `su`/`sudo` is compromosed, all accounts accessible by him using `su`/`sudo` are compromised too. `su`/`sudo` is not a mechanism of security, it is a mechanism that prevents accidental damage you can make to your system (don't confuse it with intentionally malicious damage!).
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    77What would be actually the safe and recommended way to run Nyx? It does not require changing any groups or enabling socket authentication. Instead, do the following: