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Offend everyone thoroughly

- remove one FAQ entry
- consistently say Linux, not GNU/Linux
- remove references of FreeBSD in TB context

Sebastian Hahn authored on30/03/2016 09:32:11
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@@ -155,8 +155,6 @@ be?</a></li>
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     limiting bandwidth on my Tor relay?</a></li>
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     <li><a href="#ExitPolicies">I'd run a relay, but I don't want to deal
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     with abuse issues.</a></li>
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-    <li><a href="#BestOSForRelay">Why doesn't my Windows (or other OS) Tor
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-    relay run well?</a></li>
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     <li><a href="#PackagedTor">Should I install Tor from my package manager,
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     or build from source?</a></li>
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     <li><a href="#WhatIsTheBadExitFlag">What is the BadExit flag?</a></li>
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 <li>
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 If it's still vanishing mysteriously, perhaps something else is killing it?
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 Do you have resource limits (ulimits) configured that kill off processes
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-sometimes? (This is especially common on OpenBSD.) On Linux, try running
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+sometimes? On Linux, try running
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 "dmesg" to see if the out-of-memory killer removed your process. (Tor will
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 exit cleanly if it notices that it's run out of memory, but in some cases
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 it might not have time to notice.) In very rare circumstances, hardware
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     <hr>
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-    <a id="BestOSForRelay"></a>
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-    <h3><a class="anchor" href="#BestOSForRelay">Why doesn't my Windows (or other OS) Tor relay run well?</h3></a>
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-    <p>
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-    Tor relays work best on Linux, FreeBSD 5.x+, OS X Tiger or
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-    later, and Windows Server 2003 or later.
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-    </p>
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-    <p>You can probably get it working just fine on other operating
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-    systems too, but note the following caveats:
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-    </p>
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-    <ul>
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-    <li>
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-    Versions of Windows without the word "server" in their name
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-    sometimes have problems. This is especially the case for Win98,
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-    but it also happens in some cases for XP, especially if you don't
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-    have much memory. The problem is that we don't use the networking
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-    system calls in a very Windows-like way, so we run out of space in
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-    a fixed-size memory space known as the non-page pool, and then
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-    everything goes bad. The symptom is an assert error with the
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-    message "No buffer space available [WSAENOBUFS ] [10055]".  <a
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-    href="https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/wiki/doc/WindowsBufferProblems">You
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-    can read more here.</a>
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-    </li>
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-
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-    <li>
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-    Most developers who contribute to Tor work with Unix-like operating
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-    systems. It would be great if more people with Windows experience help
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-    out, so we can improve Tor's usability and stability in
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-    Windows.
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-    </li>
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-    <li>
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-    More esoteric or archaic operating systems, like SunOS 5.9 or
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-    Irix64, may have problems with some libevent methods (devpoll,
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-    etc), probably due to bugs in libevent. If you experience crashes,
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-    try setting the EVENT_NODEVPOLL or equivalent environment
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-    variable.
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-    </li>
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-    </ul>
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-    <hr>
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     <a id="PackagedTor"></a>
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     <h3><a class="anchor" href="#PackagedTor">Should I install Tor from my
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     package manager, or build from source?</a></h3>
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 use
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     this feature.</li>
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-<!-- Nickm says he's not sure this is still accurate
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-    <li>If you're running on Solaris, OpenBSD, NetBSD, or
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-    old FreeBSD, Tor is probably forking separate processes
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-    rather than using threads. Consider switching to a <a
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-    href="<wikifaq>#WhydoesntmyWindowsorotherOSTorrelayrunwell">better
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-    operating system</a>.</li>
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     <li>If you still can't handle the memory load, consider reducing the
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     amount of bandwidth your relay advertises. Advertising less
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 bandwidth
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 <define-tag button-win-tbb64>Currently Unused</define-tag>
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 <define-tag button-osx-tbb32>Tor Browser</define-tag>
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 <define-tag button-lin-tbb32>Tor Browser</define-tag>
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-<define-tag button-lin-tbb64>GNU/Linux 64-bit</define-tag>
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+<define-tag button-lin-tbb64>Linux 64-bit</define-tag>
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 #include "dlhead.wmi" TITLE="Download Tor" CHARSET="UTF-8"
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 	      (<a class="win-tbb-sig" href="../dist/torbrowser/<version-torbrowserbundledir>/torbrowser-install-<version-torbrowserbundle>_<lang>.exe.asc">sig</a>) <a class="siginfo" href="<page docs/verifying-signatures>">What's This?</a>
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 	    </div>
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 	  </form>
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-	  <p class="alt-dl">Not Using Windows?<br />Download for <a href="#mac">Mac</a> or <a href="#linux">GNU/Linux</a></p>
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+	  <p class="alt-dl">Not Using Windows?<br />Download for <a href="#mac">Mac</a> or <a href="#linux">Linux</a></p>
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 	</div>
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       </div>
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 <!-- START MAC -->
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 	      (<a class="osx-tbb-sig" href="../dist/torbrowser/<version-torbrowserbundledir>/TorBrowser-<version-torbrowserbundleosx64>-osx64_<lang>.dmg.asc">sig</a>) <a class="siginfo" href="<page docs/verifying-signatures>">What's This?</a>
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 	    </div>
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 	  </form>
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-	  <p class="alt-dl">Not Using Mac? Download for <a href="#windows">Windows</a> or <a href="#linux">GNU/Linux</a></p>
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+	  <p class="alt-dl">Not Using Mac? Download for <a href="#windows">Windows</a> or <a href="#linux">Linux</a></p>
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         </div>
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         <!-- To update these screenshots: Press Command-Shift-4 and then Spacebar, then click on the window. See #14838. -->
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         <table class="howto">
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       <div id="linux" class="easy linux">
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 	<div class="package" style="padding-top: 13px; border-top: 0px;">
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 	  <div class="desc">
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-	    <h2>Tor Browser for GNU/Linux</h2>
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-	    <em>Version <version-torbrowserbundlelinux32> - Linux, FreeBSD (32-Bit)</em> <a href="https://blog.torproject.org/category/tags/tbb">Read the release announcements!</a>
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+	    <h2>Tor Browser for Linux</h2>
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+	    <em>Version <version-torbrowserbundlelinux32> - Linux (32-Bit)</em> <a href="https://blog.torproject.org/category/tags/tbb">Read the release announcements!</a>
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 	    <p>Everything you need to safely browse the Internet. This package requires no installation. Just extract it and run.<br />
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 	    <a href="<page projects/torbrowser>">Learn more &raquo;</a></p>
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 	  </div>
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 	      (<a class="lin-tbb32-sig" href="../dist/torbrowser/<version-torbrowserbundledir>/tor-browser-linux32-<version-torbrowserbundlelinux32>_<lang>.tar.xz.asc">sig</a>) <a class="siginfo" href="<page docs/verifying-signatures>">What's This?</a>
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 	  </form>
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-	  <p class="alt-dl">Not Using GNU/Linux? Download for <a href="#mac">Mac</a> or <a href="#windows">Windows</a></p>
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+	  <p class="alt-dl">Not Using Linux? Download for <a href="#mac">Mac</a> or <a href="#windows">Windows</a></p>
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 	</div>
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       </div>
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 <!-- START LINUX 64-Bit -->
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       <div class="easy linux">
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 	<div class="package" style="padding-top: 13px; border-top: 0px;">
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 	  <div class="desc">
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-	    <h2>Tor Browser for 64-Bit GNU/Linux</h2>
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+	    <h2>Tor Browser for 64-Bit Linux</h2>
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 	    <em>Version <version-torbrowserbundlelinux64> - Linux (64-Bit)</em> <a href="https://blog.torproject.org/category/tags/tbb">Read the release announcements!</a>
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 	    <p>Everything you need to safely browse the Internet. This package requires no installation. Just extract it and run.<br /><a href="<page projects/torbrowser>">Learn more &raquo;</a></p>
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 	  </div>
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 	      (<a class="lin-tbb64-sig" href="../dist/torbrowser/<version-torbrowserbundledir>/tor-browser-linux64-<version-torbrowserbundlelinux64>_<lang>.tar.xz.asc">sig</a>) <a class="siginfo" href="<page docs/verifying-signatures>">What's This?</a>
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 	  </form>
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+	  <p class="alt-dl">Not Using Linux? Download for <a href="#mac">Mac</a> or <a href="#windows">Windows</a></p>
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 	</div>
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       </div>
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 <!-- START Orbot -->
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 <ul>
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 <li class="dropdown"><a href="#windows">Microsoft Windows</a></li>
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 <li class="dropdown"><a href="#mac">Apple OS X</a></li>
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-<li class="dropdown"><a href="#linux">Linux/FreeBSD</a></li>
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+<li class="dropdown"><a href="#linux">Linux</a></li>
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 <li class="dropdown"><a href="#android">Android</a></li>
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 <li class="dropdown"><a href="<page download/download>">All Downloads</a></li>
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 </ul>
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  <!-- END OS X -->
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  <!-- START UNIX -->
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       <div id="linux" class="accordionButton on">
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-	<span class="linux24">GNU/Linux, BSD, and Unix</span></div>
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+	<span class="linux24">Linux</span></div>
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       <div class="accordionContent">
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 	<div class="fauxhead"></div>
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   <!-- TOR BROWSER BUNDLE -->