Installing Tor


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Tor Browser isolates each website you visit so third-party trackers and ads can't follow you. Any cookies automatically clear when you're done browsing. So will your browsing history.


Tor Browser prevents someone watching your connection from knowing what websites you visit. All anyone monitoring your browsing habits can see is that you're using Tor.


Tor Browser aims to make all users look the same, making it difficult for you to be fingerprinted based on your browser and device information.


Your traffic is relayed and encrypted three times as it passes over the Tor network. The network is comprised of thousands of volunteer-run servers known as Tor relays.


With Tor Browser, you are free to access sites your home network may have blocked.


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Admin access: To install Tor you need root privileges.Below all commands that need to be run as root user like apt and dpkg are prepended with '#', while commands to be run as user with '$' resembling the standard prompt in a terminal. To open a root terminal you have several options: sudo su, or sudo -i, or su -i. Note that sudo asks for your user password, while su expects the root password of your system.


  1. Install a package manager

There are two package manager on OS X: Homebrew and Macports.You can use the package manager of your choice.

To install Homebrew follow the instructions on


To install Macports follow the instructions on

  1. Package installation

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If you are using Homebrew in a Terminal window, run:

If you are using Macports in a Terminal window, run:

Debian / Ubuntu

Do not use the packages in Ubuntu's universe. In the past they have not reliably been updated. That means you could be missing stability and security fixes.

  1. Configure Tor package repository

Enable the Torproject package repository by following the instructions.

  1. Package installation

    # apt install tor


  1. Configure Tor Package repository

Add the following to /etc/yum.repos.d/tor.repo and then install the tor package.

  1. Package installation

    # dnf install tor


  1. Package installation

    # pkg install tor



  1. Package Installation

    # pkg_add tor

Installing Tor from source

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  1. Download latest release and dependencies

The latest release of Tor can be found on the download page.

If you're building from source, first install libevent, and make sure you have openssl and zlib (including the -devel packages if applicable).

  1. Install Tor

    tar xzf tor-; cd tor-

    ./configure && make

Now you can run tor as src/app/tor (0.4.3.x and later), or you can run make install (as root if necessary) to install it into /usr/local/, and then you can start it just by running tor.