I'm newbie on Linux and I can't install Tor on Ubuntu (Kubuntu) the way you teach. Some applications give a step-by-step commands and it's only copy and past and includes all things to make updates automatically. It's easier for for all. I made the upgrade from version 17 to 18 of Kubuntu and found out that Tor was available. I install it but does't work. Can you guys help me, please? Thank you in advance. ruiamar
The Tor binary you can install using
apt isn't the Tor Browser. Instead it's just the normal Tor binary.
To install the Tor Browser on Linux see this guide: https://www.torproject.org/projects/torbrowser.html.en#linux
The Tor Browser will automatically update itself when a new version is released. For more instructions see: https://tb-manual.torproject.org/en-US/updating.html
There's nothing to install. The Tor Browser starts with a double click on the "start-tor-browser.desktop" file in the extracted folder. All you have to do is extract the downloaded file. You just download the Tor Browser and extract the "tor-browser-linux64-9.X.X_en-US.tar.xz" file into your "Home" directory.
Open your Command line interface (CLI) and enter this commands:
Use the absolute path, not the relative path (~/).
It will not work whit the relative path.
Replace "USER" with your user account name, like "dude" or "noob" or... what ewer your user name is.
cd /home/USER/ tar xf /home/USER/Downloads/tor-browser-linux64-9.X.X_en-US.tar.xz
Now the Tor Browser is extracted into your "home" directory. Open the "home" folder in a file-browser like Dolphin, go to the directory "~/tor-browser_en-US" and double click on the "start-tor-browser.desktop" icon.
If you want to make a shortcut in to your Start-menu, do the following:
sudo cp /home/USER/tor-browser_en-US/start-tor-browser.desktop /usr/share/applications/start-tor-browser.desktop sudo chmod 775 /usr/share/applications/start-tor-browser.desktop
Now open your start menu and go to "Applications/Internet" and there is your Tor Browser. If not, logout/login.