Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Tor Browser is an internet browser based on Mozilla Firefox configured to protect the users’ anonimity, via Tor and Vidalia. The bundle also includes 3 Firefox extensions: Torbutton, NoScript and HTTPS-Everywhere.
The Tor Browser anonymizes the traffic and encrypts everything everything in the Tor network. Via the HTTPS-Everywhere extension, it also encrypts the traffic between the Tor network and the final destination.
The latest version available is Tor Browser 3.6.2, which has been recently released.
In this article I will show you how to install Tor Browser 3.6.2 on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Pinguy OS 14.04, Pinguy OS 12.04, LXLE 14.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Elementary OS 0.2 Luna, Deepin 2014, Linux Lite 2.0, Peppermint Five and other Ubuntu 14.04 and Ubuntu 12.04 derivative systems.
Because it is available via some third party PPA, installing Tor Browser Bundle 3.6.2 on the listed Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Elementary OS, Pinguy OS, LXLE, Linux Lite, Peppermint and Deepin systems is easy. All you have to do is add the ppa to your system, update the local repository index and install the tor-browser package. Like this:
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/tor-browser
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install tor-browser
Next, to use Tor, open it, press connect and wait until you get connected to the Tor network.
Optional, to remove tor-browser, do:
$ sudo apt-get remove tor-browser
$ rm -r ~/.tor-browser-en