How to install Tor Browser in Kali Linux

Hey Guys, I hope you are doing absolutely fine, and welcome back to another post. so in this today post. I am going to show you “How to install Tor Browser in Kali Linux

Tor Browser is a famous browser if you want your privacy over the internet. No one can trace your daily use like what are you doing, what website you visit etc. Kali Linux provides tons of tools that help us in our security research project but in Kali Linux Tor Browser is not pre-installed we have to install Tor Browser in Kali Linux after installing the Kali Linux.

How to install Tor Browser in Kali Linux

How to install Tor Browser in Kali Linux

Tor Browser is open-source, so we will install Tor in Kali Linux with a few steps and use it with our needs. So there is two way to install Tor in Kali Linux.

1st Method (Recommended)- Install Tor Browser in Kali Linux using apt in Terminal

Now, Let’s start with how to install and run the Tor Browser in Kali Linux using the terminal.
STEP1: First of all, we have to update the Kali Linux with the following command, open the terminal.

sudo apt update


STEP2: Now we have to install the tor browser launcher with the following command.

sudo apt-get install tor torbrowser-launcher

STEP3: Now after installing the tor browser launcher we have to open the tor browser you can open the Tor Browser in Kali Linux by typing the following command in the terminal, and you can search in the search bar as Tor, and you will get two options you have to open the Tor Browser.

sudo torbrowser-launcher


STEP4: After running the command or double click on the Tor Browser icon you will get a new window on your screen. You have to wait for some time for downloading the tor browser the first time, and it depends on your internet speed.


STEP5: Now you have to click on “Connect” to connect to the Tor network, it automatically connects you to the Tor network, and you can use the Tor Browser in Kali Linux.

STEP6: In Tor Network settings, you can set the network settings and use the proxy to connect the Tor. If you are visiting or living in a country, that censors Tor you have to configure the Tor Network manually by following the settings. And then you have to click on “Connect”.

STEP7: Now you have to wait while Tor Browser establishes a connection to the Tor network.

STEP8: Now you can use your Tor Browser in Kali Linux, and now you are able to use .onion website, and also you can host your own website using the Tor network.

Congratulations, your installation is complete without any errors. If you get any error here, you can follow the second method to use Tor Browser in Kali Linux.

2nd Method – Download the package and run Tor Browser manually in Kali Linux

STEP1: First of all, you have to visit the Tor Browser official website and download the latest version of Tor Browser. You have to click on Download for Linux option.
STEP2: Now you have to save the tor-browser-linuxxxx.tar.xz in my case it is tor-browser-linux64-9.0.10_en-US.tar.xz. And wait for downloading and then open the Download folder.
STEP3: Now you have to unzip the downloaded tor-browser file by using a terminal or using Archive Manager, but in this article, I am using the command line. Open the Kali Linux terminal, and type the following commands.

aditya@kali:~$ cd Downloads/

aditya@kali:~/Downloads$ ls

tor-browser-linux64-9.0.10_en-US.tar.xz

aditya@kali:~/Downloads$ tar -xf tor-browser-linux64-9.0.10_en-US.tar.xz 

aditya@kali:~/Downloads$

STEP4: Now you can open the Tor Browser go to the extracted folder and double-click on Tor Browser or you can run the following command in the terminal to open the Tor Browser in Kali Linux.

aditya@kali:~/Downloads$ cd tor-browser_en-US/

aditya@kali:~/Downloads/tor-browser_en-US$ ./start-tor-browser.desktop 

Launching ‘./Browser/start-tor-browser –detach’…

aditya@kali:~/Downloads/tor-browser_en-US$

This is the way how you can install and run the Tor Browser in Kali Linux and use the internet anonymously to protect our privacy.

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