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Re: "System Package" vs "System Service"

From: Raghav Gururajan
Subject: Re: "System Package" vs "System Service"
Date: Wed, 08 May 2019 07:43:59 +0000

> I'm sorry to hear that Tor is giving you such trouble. Maybe there is
> some helpful information in one of the files in /var/log? Perhaps dmesg
> has some useful output?

I will check the log and get back to you.
How do I use dmesg? Should I install any package and use any specific command?

> As a last resort, another way you might be able to debug the problem is
> by attempting to manually launch Tor and watch what happens. For
> example, something like this ought to mimic the way it starts:
> sudo -u tor /path/to/tor -f /path/to/torrc
> You'll need to replace /path/to/tor with the path to the Tor executable,
> and you'll need to replace the /path/to/torrc with the path to a file
> containing valid Tor configuration. I think if you make a torrc file
> that contains the following, it should work (I have not tested this):
> User tor
> DataDirectory /var/lib/tor
> PidFile /var/run/tor/
> Log notice syslog
> For details on the config file syntax, see "man tor".

Thanks! I will give it a try.

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