Backtrack, Tor

Tor on BackTrack 5 R2 & R3

Add repository
Edit file /etc/apt/sources.list and append the following line:

deb lucid main


Add the new key for repository

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


Update the software list

apt-get update


Install Tor, Vidalia and Privoxy

apt-get install tor tor-geoipdb privoxy vidalia


Configure Privoxy

gedit /etc/privoxy/config

Append the following line : forward-socks5 / .


Start the engines

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


Download Torbutton for firefox




Open Firefox Options -> Advanced -> Network -> Settings -> Choose Manual Configuration
In HTTP Proxy field type: and in Port field type 8118

Check option “Use this proxy server for all protocols”


Check if you are using tor in Firefox