I have Ubuntu 10.04 LTS 64 bit OS. How do I install tor so that it works and doesn't give me an error message? I got tor as an archive file (tar.gz) and I have an amdx64 architecture. I am new to linux as I am coming from a windows background. Please help.

  • What error messages do you get? Where did you get the tar.gz? – qbi Feb 6 '13 at 21:36
  1. Download https://www.torproject.org/dist/torbrowser/linux/tor-browser-gnu-linux-i686-2.3.25-6-dev-en-US.tar.gz (or more recent from https://www.torproject.org/projects/torbrowser.html.en )
  2. Uncompress it.
  3. Execute start-tor-browser
  4. A dialog appears with a progress bar. After a minute or so a Firefox window will appear, it is anonymized.

Just a little more description here but more or less saying same as above.

Open from the tor website. Uncompress the file using the following command in a terminal window:

 > tar zxf tor-browser-gnu-linux-i686-2.3.25-6-dev-en-US.tar.gz

Then from the terminal type from the directory where you unzipped it (probably Downloads)

 > cd tor-browser_en-US

Where cd is the command you use to change directory

To run type

 > ./start-tor-browser

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