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Re: [tor-talk] does tor browse bundle really work on UNIX, BSD, etc

On Sat, 1 Dec 2012 21:37:12 +0000 Julian Yon <julian@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Fri, 30 Nov 2012 19:50:50 -0600
> John Thompson <john@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > I haven't run TBB on BSD, but FreeBSD (and presumably other=20
> > variants) have a very capable linux compatibility mode. Perhaps TBB=20
> > runs in this compatibility mode?
> >=20
> That's not actually a reasonable presumption, as Linux ABI support was
> added some time after the BSDs split (think about it: Linux was a
> newborn at that point). However as it happens NetBSD, OpenBSD (& its
> daughter MirOS) and Dragonfly BSD all do support Linux binaries.
> Whether that means they can run TBB is of course a separate question.
> My BSD of choice is NetBSD, and I don't think I've ever managed to run
> TBB; certainly when I tested just now Vidalia and tor are both fine, but
> Firefox isn't happy. I've not worked out why yet. It's not something
> I've put much time into so I may just be missing something obvious.

I had no idea this could be done. Thanks to everyone for letting me know!
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