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Old 08-11-2014, 02:35 AM   #1
hedrek
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How do I runl the Tor browser in UBUNTU fro a USB stick?


Hi there. I am a first time user of Linux. I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 & it isworking ok. I want to download the Tor browser & run it from a USB stick. I had no problem doing this with Windows 8.1, but am clueless as to how to make it work in Linux! Any help appreciated.
 
Old 08-11-2014, 04:12 AM   #2
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I'm no expert but you probably have a permission issue. If your flash dive is Fat32 or NTFS you will probably have to create a fstab entry for it and set permissions there, however that will likely create complications when you remove it and reinsert it.
 
Old 08-11-2014, 01:50 PM   #3
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linux doesn't really use "portable" apps.
there's ways to run tor browser in its own environment from a usb stick; there was a program that would do that automatically, but i can't find it anymore :-(

for me, the bigger question is: Why? since you have ubuntu installed anyway, and since tor browser is designed to leave no traces on your computer?

but, i found this: http://portablelinuxapps.org/ - seems legit. wasn't the one i remembered, though.
 
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Old 08-11-2014, 09:27 PM   #4
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Thanks to all replies to my question. Looks like the obvious thing to do is install Tor on my HD. I'll give it a go. I have zero knowledge of Linux, so may have to ask for help later.
 
Old 08-12-2014, 01:03 AM   #5
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just put "tails" on the usb

or download the "tor-bundle" and use that
and fallow the instructions
BUT
READ YES READ , THEN REREAD THE TOR DOCUMENTATION ON THE USE OF TOR !!!!!!!

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