Tor Signature verification failed!

Briefly describe your issue below:
After the latest Tor Browser update, I can no longer load Tor Browser. When I select “Tor Browser” from the menu, I get pop-up stating “signature verification failed!”

If “start” is selected to refresh the keyring and try again, I get another window stating “downloading and installing Tor Browser for the first time”

I have run apt full-upgrade, and all files are up to date.
I have also verified that Anon Surf works and have attempted to run the above both with and without Anon Surf enabled.

What version of Parrot are you running? (include version, edition, and architecture)
Linux parrot 4.18.0-parrot8-amd64 #1 SMP Parrot 4.18.6-1parrot8 (2018-09-07) x86_64 GNU/Linux

What method did you use to install Parrot? (Debian Standard / Debian GTK / parrot-experimental)
parrotOS ISO

Configured to multiboot with other systems? (yes / no)
yes, dual boot win 8.1

If there are any similar issues or solutions, link to them below:

If there are any error messages or relevant logs, post them below:

dnldngTor torSigFail

I do not know if perhaps this is related to the key issue I had and posted about prior:

W: The key(s) in the keyring /etc/apt/trusted.gpg are ignored as the file is not readable by user ‘_apt’ executing apt-key.
W: The key(s) in the keyring /etc/apt/trusted.gpg are ignored as the file is not readable by user ‘_apt’ executing apt-key.

There is problem with torbrowser-launcher , we must wait to debian buster team to correct this , to wait you can download on tor project website :
You choise your version (linux 32 or 64 bit) you extract and you launch.

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thanks for the rapid reply!

I will probably wait till it is fixed here in our distro…I mess enough things up :wink:

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Try this

gpg --keyserver --homedir "$HOME/.local/share/torbrowser/gnupg_homedir/" --refresh-keys

If is down, one could use
gpg --homedir "$HOME/.local/share/torbrowser/gnupg_homedir/" --refresh-keys --keyserver

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thanks for the reply, I will give it a try when I get back to my other computer.

i must notes solution when i encounter a problem because i already fixing his issue on my OS but dont remember how i fix it, i know i try a lot of things and i ask if i uninstall the package and download the official on their website. Hope you can fix it :wink: but with anonsurf (if it work on your distro lol) you dont need the tor browser :wink:

I have the same problem, tried the above solution and got the following:

gpg --keyserver --homedir “$HOME/.local/share/torbrowser/gnupg_homedir/” --refresh-keys
gpg: refreshing 1 key from hkp://
gpg: keyserver refresh failed: Connection refused

Any help is appreciated. Thank you