How to install Tor Client
on Linux Mint

Tor Client snap

Tor Client

Iain R. Learmonth (irl)

Anonymising TCP overlay network

Tor is free software and an open network that helps you defend against traffic analysis, a form of network surveillance that threatens personal freedom and privacy, confidential business activities and relationships, and state security.

Tor will accept connections from other applications on your computer on TCP port 9050. If you would just like to browse the web with Tor, see Tor Browser instead. This client is configured with defaults that will work for most use cases. For advanced use, install tor from your distribution's package manager.

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License
Other Open Source
Last updated
7 November 2018

Enable snaps on Linux Mint and install Tor Client

Snaps are applications packaged with all their dependencies to run on all popular Linux distributions from a single build. They update automatically and roll back gracefully.

Snaps are discoverable and installable from the Snap Store, an app store with an audience of millions.

Enable snapd

Snap is available for Linux Mint 18.2 (Sonya), Linux Mint 18.3 (Sylvia), and the latest releases, Linux Mint 19 (Tara) and Linux Mint 19.1 (Tessa). You can find out which version of Linux Mint you’re running by opening System info from the Preferences menu. To install snap from the Software Manager application, search for snapd and click Install.

Alternatively, snapd can be installed from the command line:

Either restart your machine, or log out and in again, to complete the installation.

Install Tor Client

To install Tor Client, simply use the following command:

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Browse and find snaps from the convenience of your desktop using the snap store snap.

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