New Release: Tor Browser 11.0a9 (Windows/macOS/Linux)

New Release: Tor Browser 11.0a9 (Windows/macOS/Linux)

October 16, 2021

Tor Browser 11.0a9 is now available from the Tor Browser download page and also from our distribution directory.

Note: This is an alpha release, an experimental version for users who want to help us test new features. For everyone else, we recommend downloading the latest stable Windows/macOS/Linux release instead.

This version updates Firefox to version 91.2.0esr on Windows, macOS, and Linux. This version includes important security updates to Firefox on Windows, macOS, and Linux.

Please report any issues and regressions you experience since upgrading from an earlier version based on Firefox 78esr.

Tor Browser Alpha does not support version 2 onion services. Tor Browser (Stable) will stop supporting version 2 onion services very soon. Please see the deprecation F.A.Q. entry regarding Tor version 0.4.6. Migrate your services and update your bookmarks to version 3 onion services as soon as possible.

The full changelog since Tor Browser 11.0a7:

  • Windows + OS X + Linux
    • Update Firefox to 91.2.0esr
    • Update Tor to
    • Bug 40004: Convert tl-protocol to async.
    • Bug 40012: Watch all requested tor events
    • Bug 40027: Make torbutton_send_ctrl_cmd async
    • Bug 40042: Add missing parameter of createTransport
    • Bug 40043: Delete all plugin-related protections
    • Bug 40045: Teach the controller about status_client
    • Bug 40046: Support arbitrary watch events
    • Bug 40047: New string for Security Level panel
    • Bug 40048: Protonify Circuit Display Panel
    • Bug 40600: Multiple pages as home page unreliable in 11.0a4
    • Bug 40616: UX: multiple about:torconnect
    • Bug 40624: TorConnect banner always visible in about:preferences#tor even after bootstrap
    • Bug 40626: Update Security Level styling to match Proton UI
    • Bug 40628: Checkbox wrong color in about:torconnect in dark mode theme
    • Bug 40630: Update New Identity and New Circuit icons
    • Bug 40631: site identity icons are not being displayed properly
    • Bug 40632: Proton’ify Circuit Display Panel
    • Bug 40634: Style updates for Onion Error Pages
    • Bug 40636: Fix about:torconnect ‘Connect’ border radius in about:preferences#tor
  • Build System
    • Windows + OS X + Linux
      • Update Go to 1.16.9
      • Bug 40048: Remove projects/clang-source
      • Bug 40347: Make the list of toolchain updates needed for firefox91
      • Bug 40363: Change bsaes git url
    • Windows + Linux
    • Windows
      • Bug 28240: switch from SJLJ exception handling to Dwarf2 in mingw for win32 [tor-browser-build]
      • Bug 40306: Update Windows toolchain to switch to mozilla91
      • Bug 40376: Use python3 for running
    • OS X
      • Bug 40307: Update macOS toolchain to switch to mozilla91
    • Linux
      • Bug 40222: Bump GCC to 10.3.0 for Linux
      • Bug 40305: Update Linux toolchain to switch to mozilla91
      • Bug 40353: Temporarily disable rlbox for linux builds

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