The error I am getting
Sep 09 09:45:52.953 [Notice] Tor v0.2.3.21-rc (git-defad94902bc2b5e) running on Linux.
Sep 09 09:45:52.953 [Notice] Tor can't help you if you use it wrong! Learn how to be safe at
Sep 09 09:45:52.953 [Notice] Read configuration file "/home/mr-fool/.vidalia/torrc".
Sep 09 09:45:52.961 [Notice] Initialized libevent version 2.0.16-stable using method epoll (with changelist). Good.
Sep 09 09:45:52.961 [Notice] Opening Socks listener on
Sep 09 09:45:52.962 [Notice] Socks listener listening on port 50681.
Sep 09 09:45:52.962 [Notice] Opening Control listener on
Sep 09 09:45:52.962 [Warning] Error creating directory ./Data/Tor: No such file or directory
Sep 09 09:45:52.962 [Warning] Failed to parse/validate config: Couldn't access/create private data directory "./Data/Tor"
Sep 09 09:45:52.962 [Error] Reading config failed--see warnings above.
My /home/mr-fool/.vidalia/torrc (I edited using a tutorial) output
# If non-zero, try to write to disk less frequently than we would otherwise.
AvoidDiskWrites 1
# Store working data, state, keys, and caches here.
DataDirectory ./Data/Tor
GeoIPFile ./Data/Tor/geoip
# Where to send logging messages.  Format is minSeverity[-maxSeverity]
# (stderr|stdout|syslog|file FILENAME).
Log notice stdout
# Bind to this address to listen to connections from SOCKS-speaking
# applications.
SocksPort auto
ControlPort auto
I tried this tutorial as well
sudo sysv-rc-conf
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