Install tor and vidalia on kali linux

By | May 1, 2013

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.

root@kali:~# 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

root@kali:~# service tor start
[ ok ] Starting tor daemon...done.

Verify tor status with the following command

root@kali:~# service tor status
[ ok ] tor is running.

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

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Install tor and vidalia on kali linux
  1. stephen

    There is no response when I type ‘service tor start/stop/restart’
    Neither can I connect through proxychains.

  2. bat

    it is no working…………………… :(

    root@kali:~# 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 ‘’

  3. Josh

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

    unable to locate package vidalia” help

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