Monday, July 11, 2011

HOWTO : The Onion Router (Tor) on Back|Track 5

PART I : Browser

Step 1 :

nano /etc/apt/sources.list

Append the following line to the file.

deb lucid main

Step 2 :

gpg --keyserver --recv 886DDD89
gpg --export A3C4F0F979CAA22CDBA8F512EE8CBC9E886DDD89 | sudo apt-key add -

apt-get update
apt-get install tor tor-geoipdb
apt-get install privoxy

Step 3 :

nano /etc/privoxy/config

Append the following line :

forward-socks4a / .

/etc/init.d/privoxy start
/etc/init.d/tor start

Step 3a (Optional) :

If you are behind firewall or NAT as well as router, you should append the following line at the configure file.

forward 192.168.*.*/ .

Step 4 :

Go to the Tor official site to download and install Tor button for Firefox.

Tor Button Plugin for Firefox

Step 5 :

Open Firefox. Go to "Tools" -- "Add-ons" -- "Extensions". Select "Torbutton's Preferences".

(a) At "Proxy Settings", unclick "Use Polipo".
(b) At "Security Settings", On browser startup, set Tor state to:" select "Tor".
(c) At "Display Settings", select "Icon".

** Now, your Firefox will enable Tor on every launch unless you disabled the "Tor Button" on the Firefox.

Step 6 (Optional) :

To check if it works or not. Go to the following sites to check your Ip address.



PART II : Console

Step a :

apt-get install proxychains elinks

Step b :

nano /etc/proxychains.conf

Append the following line :

socks4 9050

** It should be there.

Step c :

Usage :

proxychains nmap
proxychains elinks
proxychains elinks

To see your real IP address :


That's all! See you.