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Re: [tor-talk] tor-talk Digest, Vol 71, Issue 12
On Sun, 11 Dec 2016 12:00:02 +0000
> Message: 1
> Date: Sat, 10 Dec 2016 21:15:06 +0100
> From: Jonathan Marquardt <mail@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: tor-talk@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: [tor-talk] Fedora repo Tor broken?
> Message-ID: <20161210201506.GB17777@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
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> > Dec 09 11:59:12 localhost Tor: Couldn't open
> > "/var/lib/tor/lock" for locking: Permission denied
> > Dec 09 11:59:12 localhost Tor: set_options(): Bug: Acting on
> > config options left us in a broken state. Dying. (on Tor 0.2.8.9 )
> > Dec 09 11:59:12 localhost systemd: tor.service: Main process
> > exited, code=exited, status=1/FAILURE
> > Dec 09 11:59:12 localhost systemd: Failed to start Anonymizing
> > overlay network for TCP.
> Make sure that the user "toranon" is installed on your system and
> that the directory /var/lib/tor is recursively owned by this user.
> Write permissions are also required.
> chown -R toranon:root /var/lib/tor/
Thanks! The 2nd fixed the problem for me.
It occurs on multiple versions of fedora and systems, so it seems like a
small bug in the Tor install they should probably fix.
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