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Problem with installation Tor Browser (Ubuntu)

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#1 Cybbermouse


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Posted 08 March 2015 - 11:15 AM

Here there's everything I think : http://imgur.com/a/hnU4G
Downloaded from torproject archive, after unpacking, has Start to Browser as a text file.
Error appear also while trying to launcher Tor Browser using Tor Browser Setting installed from Linux library.

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Posted 08 March 2015 - 11:32 AM



Please give us more details, such as what version of ubuntu you are running as well as what the error says when you try to launch the tor browser from Tor Browser Settings.

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Posted 08 March 2015 - 12:07 PM


I use 64bit-Ubuntu 14.10. The errors are shown in the link in the topic.

a ) First image shows that Start to Browser, which I installed from torproject, is a text file
b ) Second image shows that I also installed Tor from Ubuntu SoftwareCenter
c ) Third image shows what I can see after making a click on this Tor icon : http://scr.hu/6315/a6apr which was built after instalation it from Ubuntu SoftwareCenter

d ) The last image shows what I can see after clicking "Launch Tor Browser" (third image).
I can't connect to it.

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Posted 11 March 2015 - 09:12 AM

You could try launching "Tor" from the terminal that could give  you / us a lot more information....


maybe it was a bad download/install try uninstalling and re-installing...and check you have the correct package..

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Posted 11 March 2015 - 03:10 PM

Try installing the PPA.



The latest version available is Tor Browser Bundle 4.0.4, which has been recently released, coming with the below changes:

  • Update Firefox to 31.5.0esr
  • Update OpenSSL to 1.0.1l
  • Update NoScript to
  • Update HTTPS-Everywhere to 4.0.3
  • Bug 14203: Prevent meek from displaying an extra update notification
  • Bug 14849: Remove new NoScript menu option to make permissions permanent
  • Bug 14851: Set NoScript pref to disable permanent permissions



Open terminal and type or copy and paste this.

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

To uninstall TOR,


Open terminal and type or copy and paste this.

sudo apt-get remove tor-browser

Edited by NickAu, 11 March 2015 - 03:11 PM.

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