Tor Browser Bundle for Linux has been updated recently to version 2.3.25-1 which brings more improvements and security updates. Here are the packages updated in this latest release:

  • Tor (with openssl-1.0.1c, zlib-1.2.7 and libevent-2.0.20-stable)
  • Firefox 10.0.11esr
  • Vidalia 0.2.21
  • NoScript 2.6.2
  • HTTPS-Everywhere 3.0.4

The PPA is available for the following Ubuntu/Linux Mint distributions:

  • Ubuntu 12.10/12.04/11.10
  • Linux Mint 14/13/12
Tor Browser Bundle Installation

Open the terminal and install Tor Browser Bundle 2.3.25-1 with these commands under a 32-bit system:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:upubuntu-com/tor 
sudo apt-get update 
sudo apt-get install tor-browser 
sudo chown $USER -Rv /usr/bin/tor-browser/

Under a 64-bit system, run these commands:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:upubuntu-com/tor64 
sudo apt-get update 
sudo apt-get install tor-browser 
sudo chown $USER -Rv /usr/bin/tor-browser/

You can start the application from the Unity dash:

Or start it from the terminal with this command:


Uninstalling Tor Browser Bundle

To remove Tor Browser Bundle from your system, run the following commands:

sudo add-apt-repository --remove ppa:upubuntu-com/tor

sudo add-apt-repository --remove ppa:upubuntu-com/tor64

sudo apt-get remove tor-browser 
sudo apt-get update

For manual installation, you can download the appropriate package from here