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How To Install And Setup Tor On Kali Linux 2.0

How To Install And Setup Tor On Kali Linux 2.0
How To Install And Setup Tor On Kali Linux 2.0

How To Install And Setup Tor On Kali Linux 2.0

What is Tor?

TOR stands for The Onion Router.it allows us to surf the internet anonymously.it protects your privacy on the internet.
Tor Browser protects your privacy on the internet by moving your traffic across different Tor servers.

Why We need TO Browser

The Tor software protects you by bouncing your communications around a distributed network of relays run by volunteers all around the world. It prevents somebody watching your Internet connection from learning what sites you visit.
it prevents the sites you visit from learning your physical location, and it lets you access sites which are blocked

Installing Tor Browser on Kali Linux

if you facing errors like tor unexpectedly exited. this might be due to a bug in tor itself then you are at right place.So let's start.
Usually, it's easy to install Tor all you need to do is download and install but there are a couple of difficulties we face when we install on kali Linux.
Download Tor browser from here    Pick the latest version and save it to the hard drive.
download browser
Once your downloading is finished then Open the terminal and change your directory that contains the tor browser let's say your downloaded tor file is in desktop then type cd Desktop and hit enter.
extract the tar file type with the following command:
root@seven:~/Desktop# tar -xvf tor-browser-linux64-5.0.6_en-US.tar.xz 
extract tor

Now go to the extracted directory.
extracted file
Now when you click tor browser setup file you will be presented with the following error message.So we need to bypass this error.
start setup
Now open browser directory
oprn brow
Now go to inside browser directory scroll down and find start-tor-browser and file and open with a text editor.
start tor browser
Press control+f and write root in the search box and find the following line and change its default value from 0 to 1 save and exit.
change value to 1
Now click on Tor Browser Setup file and you will be presented with the following error.That's because the file is not owned by the user[root].So we need to change its ownership.Just click on quit.
Now make sure that you are inside the directory that contains tor browser files.Change your directory to the browser which is inside tor-browser_en-US.Your present working directory must be Browser. type the following command and hit enter that should be it.
root@seven:~/Desktop/tor-browser_en-US/Browser# chown -R root *
If above command is executed successfully then skip this step. In case you get the message like * directory does not exist then type the following command in your terminal:     mod 1777 /temp   Now re-executed chown -R root *   command that should be it.
Now click on tor-browser setup / tor-browser again click connect.
enjoy anonimity

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