TOR - Browser for Linux

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Tor browser for Linux is free software for enabling anonymous communication. The name is derived from an acronym for the original software project name "The Onion Router". Tor directs Internet traffic through a free, worldwide, volunteer overlay network consisting of more than seven thousand relays to conceal a user's location and usage from anyone conducting network surveillance or traffic analysis.

Using Tor makes it more difficult to trace Internet activity to the user: this includes "visits to Web sites, online posts, instant messages, and other communication forms". The intent for Tor's use is to protect the personal privacy of its users, as well as their freedom and ability to conduct confidential communication by keeping their Internet activities from being monitored.

Tor does not prevent an online service from determining when it is being accessed through Tor. Tor protects a user's privacy, but does not hide the fact that someone is using Tor.

The NSA had a technique that targets a vulnerability – which they codenamed "EgotisticalGiraffe" – in an outdated Firefox browser version ( which is the foundation on which the TOR browser is built ), at one time bundled with the Tor package and, in general, targeted Tor users for close monitoring under their XKeyscore program.

Therefore, never acces "TOR Browser" and the DarkWeb without using a VPN.

Tor Browser for Linux is now available in Snap Store.

However, it seems very outdated, thus it is better you download from the developers website.

How to install via a terminal window:

sudo apt-get install tor

Press Enter.

Developers website

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