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Re: [tor-talk] Tor check not working or recognize TBB?

On Mon, July 2, 2018 5:47 am, john doe wrote:
> On 7/1/2018 11:22 PM, Joe wrote:
>> Yesterday, updated TBB (automatically) to 7.5.6 Linux x64.
>> Today, the default Tor check site (English language),
>> https://check.torproject.org gave message:
>>> "Congratulations. This browser is configured to use Tor.
>>> Your IP address appears to be: *5.79.xxx.xxx*
>>> However, it does not appear to be Tor Browser.
>>> Click here to go to the download page"
>>  From the message, I assume the Tor devs want users to download, verify
>> & reinstall TBB because one check failed?
>> Question: what is the check process looking for (and where) to verify
>> this is TBB?  Just a list of exit relays?
>> I got a new identity & tried again - same message.
>> According to several sources, it's quite possible the
>> check.torproject.org site is down or malfunctioning.
> I just did check.torproject.org and as far as I can tell, the site is
> working properly.
> I'm using the same version as you are but Tor Browser for windows.

I tried in Linux after an auto-update:
8.0a9 (based on Mozilla Firefox 60.1.0esr) (64-bit)

I got the same warning on check.torproject.org that I'm not using Tor
Browser.  I would guess it might be an altered signature (user agent or
accept languages or other?)

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