I have read the answers to other questions regarding the install/running of the tor browser. I have tried the answers given but still cannot get the tor browser to run on mine. I have Ubuntu 14.04 and where it shows to start tor browser when I double click all I get is an open tab full of code. Anyone with suggestions I should try? I also tried downloading from tor project did not work and tried the install using command in the terminal and it also did not work. When I had windows, I had no problem with the install or the tor browser running. I really like Ubuntu better; this is the only thing that I am having trouble with. PLEASE HELP!!!
Install from Terminal:
Note: If you installed older version of Tor-Browser, in first you must clear the old
.tor-browser-en folder from home folder. Just clear that by using:
cd ~ && rm -r .tor-browser-en
Then type following line one by one in Terminal ( Ctrl+Alt+T ) to install Tor-Browser.
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/tor-browser sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install tor-browser
Now open dash and type "Tor", click on and use.
Alright, I'll lead you step by step on how to run the Tor browser
- Download the latest tor tarball from here
- open a terminal window and navigate to the directory you downloaded it to
- run this command:
tar -xvf <NAME_OF_TARBALL>
cdto go into the created directory
- use this command to give the start script permission to run:
chmod +x start_tor_browser.sh
- run the start script with
That should work, let me know if it doesn't and I'll look into it more