Install Tor on Ubuntu

Tor is a highly anonymous proxy network. Tor is used by sites in dark web as it is almost impossible to find who owns a web site when it is hidden using tor.

https://www.torproject.org

To install tor on Ubuntu/Debian, run

This will start a sock5 proxy server on your PC on port 9050.

tor proxy

To check if proxy is working, run

You can also use “torify”, that work like proxychains.

You can configure your browser to use sock5 proxy server running on 127.0.0.1 on port 9050.

If you are using applications that do not support proxy, then you can use torify or proxychains, for example.