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Re: [tor-talk] How to disable Tor Browser's Internal Updater?


Rusty Bird wrote (09 Dec 2014 12:24:55 GMT) :
>> since updates downloaded by Tor Browser's Internal Updater [1] [2] are
>> unverified [3] we at Whonix project [4] are wondering [5] how to disable it.
>> Especially since updates are downloaded over Tor in case of Whonix.
>> Ideally, is there some way to disable it without recompiling / forking TBB?

> I'm under the impression that the TB updater is the regular Firefox
> updater, configured to use torproject.org as a data source.

> So have a look at the app.update.* preferences, app.update.enabled in
> particular.

Indeed, in Tails we do:

  pref("app.update.enabled", false);

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