How to Install Tor Browser on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial LTS GNU/Linux

January 11, 2018 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Tor Browser Ubuntu 16.04 Install

You are Welcome! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install Tor Anonymous Browser on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial LTS 32/64-bit GNU/Linux Desktop.

To Getting-Started with Tor Anonymous Browsing on Ubuntu 16.04 Linux you will need to provide Directly to Download and Install the Tor Browser Bundle.

This because only the Tor Anonymous Onion Router is Present at the moment on the Ubuntu Linux Repositories.

Furthermore, Tor provides the Foundation for a range of Applications that allow Organizations and Individuals to Share Information over Public Networks without Compromising their Privacy.

How to Install Tor Browser on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial - Featured
  1. Download Tor Browser Bundle for GNU/Linux

    Tor Browser Bundle 64-bit
  2. Double-Click on Tor Archive and Extract into /tmp
    How to Install Tor Browser on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial - Extracting Tor Browser Bundle tar.gz

  3. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    Ctrl+Alt+t on Desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How to Install Tor Browser on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial - Open Terminal
  4. Relocate Tor Browser
    Set the SuperUser as owner:

    sudo chown -R root:root /tmp/tor-browser*

    And Fix Permissions with:

    sudo su -c "chmod +xr root:root /tmp/tor-browser*"

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo
    Then Switch the Tor contents with:

    sudo mv /tmp/tor-browser* /opt/tor-browser
  5. Making a SymLink and a Desktop Launcher

    sudo ln -s /opt/tor-browser/Browser/start-tor-browser /usr/local/bin/tor-browser

    Create a Tor Launcher for Easy&Quick Starting

    How Launcher for Ubuntu Menu
  6. Quick-Start with Tor Anonymous Browsing

    Tor Browsing Getting-Started
  7. Now Thanks to the Tor Volunteers Relay Network you can Enjoy the Tor Anonymous Browsing on Ubuntu Linux.


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