Tor Browser Bundle auto-updater source code


4 years ago
I've been developping a program to automatically update the Tor Browser Bundle and I wanted to share it with others. It's written in C# but runs well on linux too.

I made the source code available via Google code : tor-browser-bundle-updater

Tell me what you think of it !

4 years ago
Does it keep Firefox add-ons, that were installed on the top of TBB?

4 years ago
Does it keep Firefox add-ons, that were installed on the top of TBB?
"TOR Hacker"

I haven't tried installing addons in firefox before, so I don't know if it works.

For now, the updater only keeps firefox bookmarks (places.sqlite) and tor settings (torrc). I'l check it out and include it in the next update if it's possible.

3 years ago
Finally it seems that automatically preserving addons while updating the bundle is pretty painful, and it may cause incompatibilities and other problems when installing a new version (depending on which addon is included by default in the bundle).

It could lead to security issues if it breaks addons like HTTPS SecurityEverywhere, TorButton or NoScript.

So I won't implement the feature, unless someone comes with a really reliable solution that guarantees it won't mess with builtin addons.

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