tor browser install Ubuntu 14.04

I have read the answers to other questions regarding the install/running of the tor browser. I have tried the answers given but still cannot get the tor browser to run on mine. I have Ubuntu 14.04 and where it shows to start tor browser when I double click all I get is an open tab full of code. Anyone with suggestions I should try? I also tried downloading from tor project did not work and tried the install using command in the terminal and it also did not work. When I had windows, I had no problem with the install or the tor browser running. I really like Ubuntu better; this is the only thing that I am having trouble with. PLEASE HELP!!!

Asked By: hiyaimlisa


Alright, I’ll lead you step by step on how to run the Tor browser

  1. Download the latest tor tarball from here
  2. open a terminal window and navigate to the directory you downloaded it to
  3. run this command: tar -xvf <NAME_OF_TARBALL>
  4. use cd to go into the created directory
  5. use this command to give the start script permission to run: chmod +x
  6. run the start script with ./

That should work, let me know if it doesn’t and I’ll look into it more

Answered By: Redrield

Install from Terminal:

Note: If you installed older version of Tor-Browser, in first you must clear the old .tor-browser-en folder from home folder. Just clear that by using: cd ~ && rm -r .tor-browser-en

Then type following line one by one in Terminal ( Ctrl+Alt+T ) to install Tor-Browser.

 sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/tor-browser
 sudo apt-get update
 sudo apt-get install tor-browser

Now open dash and type “Tor”, click on and use.

Answered By: αғsнιη
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