#23138: TorButton don't let people to change proxy settings
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 Reporter:  cypherpunks               |          Owner:  tbb-team
     Type:  task                      |         Status:  needs_information
 Priority:  Very High                 |      Milestone:
Component:  Applications/Tor Browser  |        Version:
 Severity:  Normal                    |     Resolution:
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Changes (by gk):

 * status:  new => needs_information


Comment:

 Okay comment:6:ticket:23127 mentioned that it is not possible to point Tor
 Browser to an own Tor instance. In particular
 {{{
 Set a Tor proxy(in my case, my own tor hosted on network).
 }}}
 did not work.

 Here is what I did on Linux (which is working fine)

 1) I took a clean, new Tor Browser
 2) After first start I made sure `extensions.torlauncher.start_tor` and
 `extensions.torlauncher.prompt_at_startup` are set to `false`
 3) Restarting Tor Browser gives me a complaining `about:tor` page
 4) I went to `about:preferences#advanced`, selected the Network tab and
 changed the SOCKS settings to match the ones of my system tor
 5) I started to browse using the system tor on my system.

 Are you saying this is not working for you?

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Ticket URL: <https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/23138#comment:4>
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