Beginners guide for TOR

What is TOR?

Tor allows users to browse the Web anonymously and is run by volunteers worldwide. This Software is a browser and is developed by the Tor Project. The software goes by the alternative names "The Onion Router", and TOR browser. By using this software TOR allows individuals to access "the deep web" which is the not indexed portion of the internet

Why is this software called "The Onion Router"? TOR uses uses a technique called onion routing to conceal the users activity. How does this work? The Tor Browser connects to several different relays, wiping its tracks each step of the way, making it difficult to figure out where, and who, you really are.

How to get started

First you need to download the TOR browser. This software is a modified version of firefox. The software is available for Windows, Linux, and Mac OS. If your looking for a mobile version you can download the android app as well. The mobile app can be found in the google play store a second option is the apk which can be found here.

How to install


tar xzf tor-

cd tor-

./configure && make

make install

then simply type tor into your terminal to launch the TOR browser


Run the .exe install file.

Once install browse to the folder called Tor Browser  and inside you'll see "Start Tor Browser.exe". After you click Start Tor Browser.exe you will recieve a prompt with the option to connect.

After you select connect the TOR browser will launch.