How To Install Tor Browser On Ubuntu

Tor is free software and an open network that enables anonymous communication and helps you defend against network surveillance.The Tor Browser lets you use Tor network and comes with a pre-configured web browser without needing to install any software.

Tor Browser


How to install Tor Browser On Ubuntu

Go to Tor Browser download page and download the latest version of Tor Browser for your computer according to your system architecture. (32bit or 64bit). The default download folder is Home->Downloads in ubuntu.

Download Tor Browser

Here the downloaded file is tor-browser-linux64-6.0a5_en-US.tar.xz

Open your terminal. To open terminal click the Dash home from unity launcher.And type terminal in the search field. And click Terminal.

terminal
Type the below command in the terminal and hit enter.

cd Downloads

Then type below command in terminal and hit enter to  to extract the tor package archive.

tar -xvJf tor-browser-linux64-6.0a5_en-US.tar.xz

Change the below terms according to your OS,version and language.
Here 64 is 64 bit OS.
6.0a5 is tor version number.
en-US is tor language.

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Tor browser folder

Then type below command and hit enter.

cd tor-browser_en-US

To launch the tor browser type the below command in terminal.

./start-tor-browser.desktop

Tor Network Settings

Then click the connect button.

You can also launch the Tor browser by clicking the Tor Browser or the Tor Browser Setup icon in the tor-browser_en-US folder.

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