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Using Tor browser, service is inactive

asked 2015-02-13 05:15:44 -0600

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I have installed Tor via yum. I open the brower and search in it, but if i check the tor service status, it is inactive:

● tor.service - Anonymizing overlay network for TCP
Loaded: loaded (/usr/lib/systemd/system/tor.service; disabled)
Active: inactive (dead)

So how can i use the browser, and the tor service is inactive? When I fire the browser it spits the bootstrap process, but same does the systemctl start tor. Tor browser does not use tor services?

Can someone enlight me? Thank you.

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Did you try sudo service tor start?

florian gravatar imageflorian ( 2015-02-13 15:21:30 -0600 )edit

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answered 2018-12-14 02:16:03 -0600

updated 2018-12-14 02:45:51 -0600

F29 or other OS can be use to install and use tor and tor web browser with torproject

A. tor browser get install and download tor and tor web browser

A-1 Linux Instructions Download the architecture-appropriate file above, save it somewhere, then run one of the following two commands to extract the package archive:

tar -xvJf tor-browser-linux32-8.0.4_LANG.tar.xz or (for the 64-bit version):
tar -xvJf tor-browser-linux64-8.0.4_LANG.tar.xz
cd tor-browser_LANG

To run Tor Browser, click either on the Tor Browser or the Tor Browser Setup icon or execute the start-tor-browser.desktop file in a terminal:

This will launch Tor Launcher and once that connects to Tor, it will launch Firefox. Do not unpack or run TBB as root.

B. extract file to run place also use web browser to secure communication using tcp via ssl secure

systemctl status tor

tor.service - Anonymizing overlay network for TCP
Loaded: loaded (/usr/lib/systemd/system/tor.service; enabled; vendor preset: disabled)
Active: active (running) since Fri 2018-12-14 16:57:30 KST; 9min ago

C. more enhance secure with vpn - whrere to use and purpose -> secure enhance and protect your privacy

D. using a tor web for test tor and enhance secure test in Fedora29

written by simmon

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