In this tutorial, you will learn how to install Tor Browser on Debian 11. Tor Browser will block browser plugins such as Flash, RealPlayer, QuickTime, and others: they can be manipulated into revealing your IP address. Tor Browser already comes with HTTPS-Only mode, NoScript, and other patches to protect your privacy and security. You can visit the official web page here.
How to Install Tor Browser on Debian 11
There are two ways to install the Tor Browser on Debian. You can use any of them.
- Download the Portable File from the official website.
- Install Tor browser using CLI
Update your Debian
First of all, we have to update our Debian. So you have to run the following command in the terminal.
$ sudo apt update
$ sudo nala update
Install Tor browser on Debian[GUI Mode]
Installing Tor Browser on Debian 11 and other Debian-based distributions is as simple as installing the DEB file from its download page and double-clicking on it. Or you can install the DEB package using CLI mode.
Download Tor Web Browser
Now you can simply click on Download, and tar package will be downloaded. Save the file.
After downloading the file extract the downloaded tar file and use the Tor Browser.
$ tar -xf tor-browser-linux64-xx.x.x_en-US.tar.xz
Open Tor Browser
Now go to the extracted directory using the cd command. And then run the .desktop file using the following command to run the Tor browser.
$ cd tor-browser_en-US/ $ ./start-tor-browser.desktop
Now click on Connect to connect your web browser to the Tor Network. And your Tor Browser is running successfully on Debian 11. You can verify by visiting this website here.
So this is the way how to install Tor Browser on Debian. Tor Browser will block browser plugins such as Flash, RealPlayer, QuickTime, and others: they can be manipulated into revealing your IP address. Tor Browser already comes with HTTPS-Only mode, NoScript, and other patches to protect your privacy and security. GOOD LUCK!