This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to install the Tor browser on Ubuntu 20.04 | 18.04 LTS.
Tor is free software and an open network that hides your online activities by bouncing your communications around a distributed network of relays run by volunteers all around the world.
It’s a secure and private way to browse online without providing traffic analysis and protecting your freedom and privacy. If you want to use the Tor distributed networks, you’ll need a Tor browser.
This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to install the Tor browser on Ubuntu 16.04 | 18.04 to use the Tor networks.
The easiest way to install the Tor browser on Ubuntu is from the PPA repository below.
To add the repository to Ubuntu, run the commands below:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:micahflee/ppa
After installing the PPA above, run the commands below to install the Tor browser.
sudo apt update sudo apt install torbrowser-launcher
After that, the Tor browser should be installed and ready to use.
You can either run the comment launcher by typing torbrowser-launcher or going to the Activities dashboard and searching for it there
When you launch the Tor browser for the first time, it will download the Tor browser and install all dependencies. Wait for the download and validation to complete.
Remove Tor Browser
After installing Tor, the commands below cab used to remove it from your system.
Simply run the commands below as root to remove Tor.
sudo apt remove torbrowser-launcher
This post showed you how to install the Tor browser on Ubuntu 20.04 | 18.04. If you find any error above, please report it via the form below.
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