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Qubes R4.0 rc4 sys-whonix. Tor running as root and shouldn't be?

The command sudo tor --verify-config produces an output You are running
Tor as root. You don’t need to, and you probably shouldn’t (full output
below).

How is this rectified?

user@host:~$ sudo tor --verify-config
Feb 18 14:21:23.474 [notice] Tor 0.3.2.9 (git-64a719dd25a21acb) running
on Linux with Libevent 2.0.21-stable, OpenSSL 1.0.1t, Zlib 1.2.8,
Liblzma 5.1.0alpha, and Libzstd N/A.
Feb 18 14:21:23.474 [notice] Tor can’t help you if you use it wrong!
Learn how to be safe at https://www.torproject.org/download/download#warning
Feb 18 14:21:23.474 [notice] Read configuration file “/etc/tor/torrc”.
Feb 18 14:21:23.477 [warn] You are running Tor as root. You don’t need
to, and you probably shouldn’t.

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sudo -u debian-tor tor --verify-config

The command sudo tor --verify-config came from https://www.whonix.org/wiki/Troubleshooting. Perhaps this page needs updating?

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Hi sebuq

Yes it does need to be updated Would you be willing do that?? Please :smile:

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Edit done

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