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How can I install TOR7.5 in fedora27 with Terminal

asked 2018-02-15 06:34:23 -0500

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How can I install TOR 7.0 in fedora27 using Terminal

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Binaries from torproject directly:

cd ~
wget https://www.torproject.org/dist/torbrowser/7.5/tor-browser-linux64-7.5_en-US.tar.xz
tar xf tor-browser-linux64-7.5_en-US.tar.xz
rm tor-browser-linux64-7.5_en-US.tar.xz

Start TorBrowser : ~/tor-browser_en-US/Browser/start-tor-browser

florian gravatar imageflorian ( 2018-02-15 22:37:01 -0500 )edit

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answered 2018-02-16 08:03:25 -0500

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@centinel20's comment is the correct answer:

$ sudo dnf install torbrowser-launcher

Launching torbrowser-launcher will install the latest and greatest version (currently Tor Browser 7.5).

Alternatively, follow these instructions: https://www.torproject.org/projects/t...

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answered 2018-02-15 14:46:21 -0500

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updated 2018-02-22 08:12:53 -0500

what I do is intall the torbrowserlouncher and then install tor from there. For some reason it stopped working on my system since the last upgrade but it worked perfectly for a long time.

$ sudo dnf install torbrowser-launcher

That way im always with the latest version and im not scared I scewed up the installation. The tor page recommends installing it this way.

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answered 2018-02-16 08:21:57 -0500

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I believe the right way is already answered in the comments:

$ sudo dnf install torbrowser-launcher

In case you would like to ditch previous installation and start over it lives in /home/user/.local/share/torbrowser so you can remove that directory if you want. Then it will downlad the latest version of the torbrowser:

rm -rf ~/.local/share/torbrowser

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