Package Details: tor-browser-en 7.0.2-1

Git Clone URL: https://aur.archlinux.org/tor-browser-en.git (read-only)
Package Base: tor-browser-en
Description: Tor Browser Bundle: Anonymous browsing using firefox and tor
Upstream URL: https://www.torproject.org/projects/torbrowser.html.en
Keywords: tor
Licenses: GPL
Submitter: Maxr
Maintainer: yar (jugs)
Last Packager: jugs
Votes: 677
Popularity: 12.175502
First Submitted: 2011-10-14 19:30
Last Updated: 2017-07-04 23:29

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yar commented on 2017-01-25 09:14

Before running makepkg, you must do this:

gpg --keyserver pool.sks-keyservers.net --recv-keys D1483FA6C3C07136

See below for details.

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cocoche007 commented on 2017-07-22 23:57

gpg --keyserver pool.sks-keyservers.net --recv-keys D1483FA6C3C07136
didn't work

gpg --keyserver ha.pool.sks-keyservers.net --recv-keys D1483FA6C3C07136
works for me

Omar007 commented on 2017-06-13 14:05

Improvement Suggestion: Make use of the XDG Base Directories.

Make it unpack to "${XDG_DATA_HOME}/tor-browser-en" instead of "~/.tor-browser-en". (if "${XDG_DATA_HOME}" is not set, it should default to "~/.local/share")
Maybe you could even use "${XDG_CACHE_HOME}" (default to "~/.cache") instead of "${XDG_DATA_HOME}" since deleting the directory is no problem; it is created if it doesn't exist.

See also: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/XDG_Base_Directory_support


PS. Maybe you could even group the data for the tor-browser packages by moving the language to a sub-directory; "tor-browser/${LANG}" as opposed to "tor-browser-${LANG}".

gbr commented on 2017-06-08 18:12

I think you should update the "Icon" section in the .desktop file. Since you're pointing to an absolute path, people who use a custom icon theme won't get the proper icon. Changing it to: Icon=REPL_NAME should be enough.

sabe commented on 2017-05-13 15:08

As mentioned the gpg errors are an issue with default versions of gnupg in most linux distros, specifically a dns resolution issue. If you cannot be bothered downgrading your gnupg package then just ping the keyserver and use it's ip instead of its url.

ant commented on 2017-02-22 11:46

yar: for beginners I with to add that the gpg command must be run as the same user compiling the package, not as root.

Plexcon commented on 2017-02-13 18:58

tor-browser-en 6.5-1 trabaja correctamente en Manjaro KDE Edition (16.10.3)

liljaylj commented on 2017-02-06 12:31

Hello, could you please change source url to those provided by GitHub (for x86_64: https://github.com/TheTorProject/gettorbrowser/releases/download/v6.5/tor-browser-linux64-6.5_en-US.tar.xz), because dist.torproject.org domain is blocked here in Kazakhstan. Thanks

Mark1 commented on 2017-01-29 17:32

For the GPL license just copy that on your terminal: gpg --recv-keys 0x4E2C6E8793298290

Mark1 commented on 2017-01-29 17:31

NICE ! ! ! 10/10

now-im commented on 2017-01-29 17:01

@yar I got two work-around

1. As gnupg is failing to download the public key it can be done manually by this command:
curl "https://pgp.mit.edu/pks/lookup?op=get&search=0x4E2C6E8793298290" -o - | gpg --import

2. Gpg key verification can be skipped by replacing a pkgbuild line which is not recommended as tor is a very crucial piece of software. The line is:
validpgpkeys=('EF6E286DDA85EA2A4BA7DE684E2C6E8793298290' 'SKIP')

Process 1 is safe, 2 is risky and totally your choice. Peace!

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