The "tor bundle" has already been installed. This error is produced by actually attempting to RUN the tor browser The docs are very unclear as to what is supposed to happen. What does which tor give you? George: Apologies You were correct. I uninstalled purged and reinstalled following the instructions on the TorProjects site instead of using the Ubuntu Software Center as you originally suggested. The Browser now connects. But, I seem no closer to my goal. And, how does one go about setting up this "Hidden Service" that I need?
Once again, I though it would be obvious once Tor was installed. I have read my eyes raw. Finally found all the pieces to creating and using a hidden service with Tor. But, there it is. Thanks for helping to get Tor Browser running. Active Oldest Votes. This is due to an outdated key for verifying the torbrowser-launcher download.
Improve this answer. This should be the accepted answer. In Diego V Diego V 2 2 silver badges 13 13 bronze badges. This worked after I tried a half dozen other attempted solutions. The answer deserves more up votes. Alexander Noskov Alexander Noskov 71 1 1 silver badge 1 1 bronze badge. The Overflow Blog. Linked Related 0. Hot Network Questions.
Question feed. Quick links. Forum rules Before you post please read how to get help. I open it and it attempts to download and install tor browser, but gets stuck on "Verifying signature". I read some advice on an Ubuntu forum to refresh the gpg key.
How does one do that correctly in Linux Mint? Thank you. Last edited by rdh61 on Wed Sep 04, pm, edited 1 time in total. My Tor browser is working fine. After saving their Linux archive file, bring up your file manager and right-click the downloaded file and extract here, move the new folder to your Home folder or leave it, then copy the "start-tor-browser. You can use the command below to do that. Run this command from a console terminal. You can copy and paste it. Code: Select all gpg --keyserver pool.
Phd21 : Mint 20 and The itsfoss website you point to recommends downloading Tor from the universe repository but the Tor webpage recommends definitely not doing this! More pressing concerns now. I have tried all of the above posted verification methods and links, and it still downloads it first and ends with a same message.
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Also see Why not upload images of code on SO when asking a question? Removed the picture, going to post in TOR community too. Active Oldest Votes. To properly verify, import the correct signing key: gpg --keyserver pool. Improve this answer. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. Sign up using Facebook. Sign up using Email and Password.
Post as a guest Name. Email Required, but never shown. The Overflow Blog. Featured on Meta. Related 1. Hot Network Questions. Question feed. It only takes a minute to sign up. I have searched for similar cases. But only found one post, that was marked as a duplicate Which is already installed from the USC?
Now, with NO firewall active, another five minutes later, I receive the same error. The purpose for using TOR is that I want to use an application called RetroShare with family and friends on other continents. Documentation is intentionally?
Anyway, I have tried to follow reasonable methodology as far as I am able. But, the failures provide no clue as to what steps need to be taken to avoid the error happening over and over again. Debian 9 parrot OS has the same problem. It was fixed for me by completely purging tor and installing the tor browser bundle from torproject. Download the matching version for your system architecture.
Extract the file to wherever. Open the extracted folder and you will find a setup application labeled something like setup-tor-browser Launch and follow prompts. Also please note that your time needs to be correct, and you cannot run tor as root unless you edit the start-tor-browser file to allow for it. Note that you can still use proxychains with this configuration.
Ubuntu Community Ask! Sign up to join this community. The best answers are voted up and rise to the top. Asked 3 years, 11 months ago. Active 1 year, 4 months ago. Viewed 70k times. Installing Tor bundle from Ubuntu Software center on Improve this question. Orian Orian 1, 1 1 gold badge 12 12 silver badges 18 18 bronze badges. Not seeing anything new there. The "tor bundle" has already been installed.
This error is produced by actually attempting to RUN the tor browser