How to install tor in kali linux?

by bobbie.kris , in category: Installation & Upgrades , 8 months ago

How to install tor in kali linux?

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by alyson_bogan , 3 months ago

@bobbie.kris 

To install Tor on Kali Linux, follow these steps:

  1. Open a terminal and update the package manager's package list by running the following command:
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sudo apt update


  1. Install the Tor package by running the following command:
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sudo apt install tor


  1. Once the installation is complete, you can start the Tor service by running the following command:
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sudo systemctl start tor


  1. To ensure that the Tor service starts automatically when you boot your system, run the following command:
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sudo systemctl enable tor


  1. To verify that the Tor service is running, run the following command:
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systemctl status tor


You should see the following output:

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● tor.service - Anonymizing overlay network for TCP (multi-instance-master)
   Loaded: loaded (/lib/systemd/system/tor.service; enabled; vendor preset: enabled)
   Active: active (running) since Mon 2021-01-18 12:34:34 EST; 2min 41s ago
 Main PID: 8791 (tor)
    Tasks: 10 (limit: 4704)
   CGroup: /system.slice/tor.service
           └─8791 /usr/bin/tor -f /etc/tor/torrc


This indicates that the Tor service is running. You can now use the Tor network by configuring your web browser to use a SOCKS proxy running on localhost at port 9050.