Tor is a free software that enables users to surf the internet anonymously. It was developed by The Tor Project and they have been working on it since 2001.
The Tor network is a group of volunteer-operated servers that allows people to improve their privacy and security on the internet.
Tor provides a way to reduce the risks for activities such as instant messaging, web browsing, and other online communications.
Installing Tor Browser via PPA on Ubuntu
Install Tor Browser on Ubuntu using a PPA, it’s simple and easy!
To install the browser on Ubuntu based systems, Linux Mint derivatives:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:micahflee/ppa
sudo apt update
sudo apt install torbrowser-launcher
Uninstalling Tor Browser from Ubuntu
To uninstall Tor Browser from Ubuntu installed by PPA above, run:
sudo apt remove torbrowser-launcher
Installing Tor Browser on Ubuntu is simple and doesn’t need a lot of knowledge. However, PPA is still the popular way to bring software that is not in the official Ubuntu repositories to the system. However, you can also install Tor directly from source code, see the tutorial below: