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. -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "qubes-users" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to qubes-users+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send email to email@example.com. To view this discussion on the web visit https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/qubes-users/9abbf6d8-cb7b-b38e-f343-0564c335ccf9%40dasamy.com. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.