tor browser not working

Added by Anonymous about 5 years ago

replicant 6.0 (latest)

torbrowser for android (latest stable)

torbrowser crashes and wont start

is there a way to make it work?

Replies (3)

RE: tor browser not working - Added by Andrés D about 5 years ago

Yes, it's a known issue. Modern versions of Firefox based browser need a more complete OpenGLES implementation than the software based distributed with Replicant. The next Replicant 6 0004 will fix this, until then you can ask in the IRC channel how to install a development version.

RE: tor browser not working - Added by Kurtis Hanna about 5 years ago

Jeremy Rand and Jookia wrote a patch that should fix this, but we don't currently have official ROM builds for it. Here's the issue that causes Tor Browser to crash:

adjtm in the Replicant IRC posted a link to some experimental builds that have a modified version of the patch. You can find the ROMs here:

RE: tor browser not working - Added by Kurtis Hanna about 4 years ago

I tested Tor Browser on Replicant's 6.0 0004 rc1 which can be downloaded here:

The browser opens up and seems like it should work, but I am running into this bug, which doesn't look to be Replicant specific:

I'll try to remember to update this forum thread once that bug is fixed and Tor Browser once again works properly on Replicant.