[Whonix-devel] #17136 [Tor Browser]: headless, unattended TBB updates [by script]

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#17136: headless, unattended TBB updates [by script]
     Reporter:  proper       |      Owner:  tbb-team
         Type:  enhancement  |     Status:  new
     Priority:  normal       |  Milestone:
    Component:  Tor Browser  |    Version:
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Comment (by proper):

 Replying to [comment:1 mcs]:
 > What is the use case for this?

 * Headless (gui less), unattended (no user interaction) TBB updates [by
 * Manged systems.

 > And we already have automated updates within Tor Browser (the user will
 be prompted to restart the browser to finish installing the update).

 It's a manual process. Requires a human looking at the graphical user
 interface and clicking a button. It's desirable to have access to this
 without user interaction.

 > That said, it is possible to download the correct MAR file and invoke
 the updater program to apply it. The process should be similar to the one
 described here:


Ticket URL: <https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/17136#comment:3>
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