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What is Tor? What are its uses?

Tor Browser is a web browser that hides your web traffic using the Tor network, making it easy to protect your identity online. The Tor Browser automatically routes its traffic through the anonymous Tor network. The browser isolates each website you visit, so it prevents trackers and ads from following you online. When the browser is closed, it deletes all privacy-sensitive website data, such as browsing history and cookies. The Tor browser provides access to the “.onion” website, which are Tor hidden services that can only be accessed by the Tor browser. These websites can be accessed without any worry about someone snooping on a Tor exit node, offering more Private browsing of what is known as the deep web.

How to install the Tor in Kali Linux?

You can install Tor on Kali Linux by simply typing sudo apt-get install tor

Now you have to install Tor Brower then there Are 2 Methods to install the Tor browser on Kali Linux:                                                               

  1. Installing Tor Browser in Kali Linux using the apt command in Terminal:

Step 1:

     So first of all, we have to update the Kali Linux with the following command

     $ sudo apt update

 

Step 2:

    Installing the Tor browser launcher with the following command

   $ sudo apt-get install torbrowser-launcher

 

Step 3:

   Now, after installing the Tor browser launcher we have to open the Tor browser in Kali Linux by typing the following command in the terminal.

   $ sudo torbrowser-launcher

After running the command in the terminal, wait for the Tor browser to open in a new window.

  Step 4:

  Wait for some time after the opening of the Tor browser for the first time in Kali Linux, as Tor will download its required configuration file from the server. Waiting time depends upon your Internet speed.

 Step 5:

 Now click on the “Connect”, the Tor Browser will automatically establish a connection to Tor   Network, and now you can use the Tor browser in Kali Linux.

 Step 6:

 Now you can use Tor Browser in Kali Linux and now you can access .onion sites.

 2. Installing the Tor browser by manually downloading the package in Kali Linux

 

Step 1:

  First of all, you have to visit the Tor browser official website and download the latest version of the Tor browser for Linux.

 

Step 2:

   Now you have to save the tor-browser-linux<versionname>.tar.xz file. And wait for the download to finish.

 

And then open the downloads folder by the following command:

  $ cd Downloads

 

   Step 3:

   Now Unzip the downloaded file by using the following Commands:

   $ ls

 

    Now copy the downloaded file name and paste it into the next command

 

$ tar –xvf tor-browser-linux64-10,5.10_en-US.tar.xz

 

  Step 4:

   Now you can open the Tor browser by following commands:

 

$ cd tor-browser en-US

   To open the Extracted Folder

 

$ ./start-tor-browser.desktop

   To open the installer.

 

Step 5:

   Wait for some time after the opening of the Tor browser for the first time in Kali Linux, as Tor will download its required configuration file from the server. Waiting time depends upon your Internet speed.

 

Step 6:

   Now click on the “Connect”, the Tor Browser will automatically establish a connection to Tor           Network, and now you can use the Tor browser in Kali Linux.

 

Step 7:

   Now you can use Tor Browser in Kali Linux and now you can access .onion sites.

 

 How to Uninstall the Tor browser from Kali Linux?

 You can Uninstall the Tor browser  from the Kali Linux by following commands:

     $ sudo apt remove –purge tor torbrowser-launcher

 

The Tor browser is successfully uninstalled from your Kali Linux.

If you guys still facing problems in Installing or either Uninstalling the  Tor Browser in Kali Linux, let us know in the comment section, we’ll surely reach out to you.