Opened 2 months ago

Last modified 2 months ago

#30842 needs_information defect

Unable to start Tor: Control port file not created on Android 4.1.2

Reported by: gk Owned by: tbb-team
Priority: Medium Milestone:
Component: Applications/Tor Browser Version:
Severity: Normal Keywords: tbb-mobile
Cc: sisbell Actual Points:
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We still have users that have a busted Tor Browser experience as Tor can't get started on their device. This report stems for a user on IRC. They have Android 4.1.2 and get

Unable to start Tor: Control port file not created:
/data/data/org.torproject.torbrowser/app_torservice/lib/tor/control.txt, len = 0

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Change History (3)

comment:1 Changed 2 months ago by gk

Some more information: It seems this first happened after opening the alpha and the stable to transfer bookmarks. However, the problem started to persist after killing the relevant processes and rebooting and just using the stable version.

comment:2 Changed 2 months ago by gk

Status: newneeds_information

comment:3 Changed 2 months ago by sisbell

The next step is to create an emulator instance of Android 4.1 and see if we can reproduce. I'll do that this week.

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