Install tor and vidalia on kali linux

Kali linux is the next version of backtrack in a completely new form. Tor is not installed by default in kali linux. However can be installed easily right from its own repositories.

[email protected]:~# apt-get install tor vidalia

Run the above command and tor along with vidalia should be installed.

Start the tor service with the following command

[email protected]:~# service tor start
[ ok ] Starting tor daemon...done.

Verify tor status with the following command

[email protected]:~# service tor status
[ ok ] tor is running.

Or just use Vidalia from the menu, "Applications > Internet > Vidalia".

Last Updated On : 1st May 2013

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  • it is no working…………………… :(

    [email protected]:~# sudo apt-get install
    Reading package lists… Done
    Building dependency tree
    Reading state information… Done
    E: Unable to locate package
    E: Couldn’t find any package by regex ‘’
    [email protected]:~#

  • when i type in the first command i says “package “tor” has no installation cantdidate

    unable to locate package vidalia” help

    • try updating the os before using the command.

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