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Re: Vidalia issue yet ANOTHER problem

On Saturday 09 May 2009 08:25:30 Andrew Lewman wrote:
> On Fri, 8 May 2009 13:01:23 -0400
> Praedor Atrebates <praedor@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > I have had to give up on Tork and am now trying to make vidalia
> > work.  I am unable to get vidalia to assign a password to the control
> > port.  How does one do this short of running vidalia as root?  It is
> > preventing me from being able to support the tor network because I do
> > not want to run with no protected control port.
> Is tor started by the system/run as a daemon?  And vidalia is trying to
> attach to the existing Tor?

I have just confirmed yet another vidalia problem:  the log window, if opened, 
scrolls rapidly and refuses to clear or close after I've opened it while 
vidalia is running.  All the buttons in the window become unresponsive and the 
only way to close the window is to click the shutdown X in the window corner.  
After that, in about 5 seconds, I get a message that the message window is not 
responding and do I want to terminate the application or keep it running (it 
eats up lots of CPU too).  I hit "terminate" and it takes vidalia down with 

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