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I have installed TBB, but I need use the command line tor. TBB is working, and some project use python to start tor is also working(such as this https://github.com/realgam3/pymultitor)

Find the location,

tor -h, show nothing:

parameter found from https://www.torproject.org/docs/tor-manual.html.en.

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If I just type tor, can see it run in backgroud(in task manager). But I want to see the detail.

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This is a bug related to Windows' cmd.exe, the Tor processes doesn't print output as expected.

One way around print out the resulting commands values is to pipe (|) it into the more command e.g.

tor.exe -h | more
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  • will this ever be fixed?
    – wutzebaer
    Jul 24, 2020 at 19:53
  • it hasn't, for now
    – beppe9000
    Jan 14, 2021 at 19:19
  • 5 years later, still not fixed. but just found it works great to run tor.exe from cygwin :)
    – hanshenrik
    Apr 18 at 19:42
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another solution is to just run tor.exe from Cygwin: enter image description here

i don't know why exactly, but Cygwin has no problem reading the output from tor.exe

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