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Re: [tor-talk] Recommended method for updating an existing TBB

On 06/28/13 09:05, Cat S wrote:
> On Fri, 28 Jun 2013 12:44:53 +1000
> bvvq <beveryveryquiet@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> How do other users update their existing TBB software?
>> Are my steps for updating incorrect or unsafe?
>> Is there a recommended method for updating an existing TBB software?
> Extracting over existing Tor Browser is strongly discouraged.
> Installing plugins and changing settings is strongly discouraged.
> Export your bookmarks. Wipe the existing Tor Browser directory. Extract
> the new TBB. Import your bookmarks.
> Or just use firefox sync with a throwaway/anonymous email account.

I seem to recall reading on the list before that even saving bookmarks
was a bad idea, and that people were keeping bookmarks in a separate
text or HTML file. Am I recalling incorrectly, or was that old advice?


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