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Tor browser

Download Tor browser.

cd $HOME/Downloads
tar -xvf tor-browser-*.tar.xz

Read about tor-and-iptables and check if you allow these:

-A INPUT -i lo -j ACCEPT
-A INPUT -d ! -i lo -j REJECT --reject-with icmp-port-unreachable

To run multiple instances of Tor at the same time check the <SocksPort> and <ControlPort>.
The section below is documented in: tor-browser_en-US/Browser/start-tor-browser.

# SETTING NAME                             VALUE
#            [...],<SocksPort>,<ControlPort>
# network.proxy.socks            
# network.proxy.socks_port                 <SocksPort>
# extensions.torbutton.inserted_button     true
# extensions.torbutton.launch_warning      false
# extensions.torbutton.loglevel            2
# extensions.torbutton.logmethod           0
# extensions.torlauncher.control_port      <ControlPort>
# extensions.torlauncher.loglevel          2
# extensions.torlauncher.logmethod         0
# extensions.torlauncher.prompt_at_startup false
# extensions.torlauncher.start_tor         false

The default SocksPort=9150 and ControlPort=9151.
For the second Tor instance set them to 9160 and 9161.


If you need to run JavaScript in the page then disable NoScript from Add-ons Manager.

If you plan to use WhatsApp in Tor you must toggle privacy.resistFingerprinting to false to allow the QR Code.

WhatsApp QR Code

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