Install tor in kali linux

How to install tor browser in kali linux 2018,2019

1. apt-get update

2. apt-get dist-upgrade

3. apt install tor torbrowser-launcher (hit enter)

Now tor is successfully installed in your Kali machine. you can search tor after pressing window key and type tor and also find in

Application’s>Usual application>Internet>tor browser launcher

NOTE- You can’t run tor as a root user i am giving you some instructions to run as a root user.

Create a new user and configure Tor to run as that user even though you’re logged in as root. To do so, run these commands from Terminal

adduser –home/home/tor tor (You can choose any name for new user i am choosing tor)

Now you want to add this user in x host list using this command

xhost si:localuser:tor

Now you can run tor browser using this command

sudo -u tor -H torbrowser-launcher

How to add in menu shortcut

apt-get install alacarte
Type alacarte and hit enter in terminal
Browse through your Applications menu under Usual Applications > Internet and find Tor Browser and click Properties
Edit command box and change it to sudo -u tor -H torbrowser-launcher %u

Note – you can install tor  in any debian distro using these command

If you like My blog you can also join our you tube channel for ctf challenge solve video and tech related information Vulnerable machine solution


Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: