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Re: connect Vidalia to a running tor instance [solved]

On Sun, 12 Sep 2010 18:55 -0400, andrew@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 12, 2010 at 05:19:00PM +0200, tor_ml@xxxxxxxxx wrote 0.4K
> bytes in 12 lines about:
> > solved:
> > It is irritating but one has to tick:
> > "Start the Tor software when Vidalia starts"
> >
> > even if Vidalia just connects to a already running tor instance and  
> > doesn't start tor.
> this doesn't sound correct.   with a shared cookie or hashed passphrase,
> does your vidalia not connect to the existing tor on start?
> The option above should start a new tor process, spawned by vidalia.

I too have tor running at startup as its own user, and that box ticked
in Vidalia. Starting Vidalia later does bring up the password box and
connect to the exisiting process.

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