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Make Linux instructions easier to follow for new users, solves #4659

Runa A. Sandvik authored on 22/02/2012 23:44:34
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     <a id="Linux"></a>
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     <h3><a class="anchor" href="#Linux">Linux instructions</a></h3>
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     <p>Download the architecture-appropriate file above, save it somewhere, then
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-    run:<br> <code>tar -xvzf
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-    tor-browser-gnu-linux-i686-<version-torbrowserbundlelinux32>-dev-<var>LANG</var>.tar.gz</code> or
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-    <code>tor-browser-gnu-linux-x86_64-<version-torbrowserbundlelinux64>-dev-<var>LANG</var>.tar.gz</code> (where
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-    <var>LANG</var> is the language listed in the filename), and either double click on the
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-    directory or <code>cd</code> into it, then execute the <strong>start-tor-browser</strong>
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-    script. This will launch Vidalia and once that connects to Tor, it will launch
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-    Firefox Aurora. <em>Do not unpack or run TBB as root.</em></p>
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+    run one of the following two commands to extract the package archive:<br><br>
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+    <code>tar -xvzf tor-browser-gnu-linux-i686-<version-torbrowserbundlelinux32>-dev-<var>LANG</var>.tar.gz</code>
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+    <br><br>or<br><br>
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+    <code>tor-browser-gnu-linux-x86_64-<version-torbrowserbundlelinux64>-dev-<var>LANG</var>.tar.gz</code>
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+    <br><br>(where <var>LANG</var> is the language listed in the filename).<br><br>
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+    Once that's done, switch to the Tor browser directory by running:
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+    <br><br>
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+    <code>cd tor-browser_<var>LANG</var></code>
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+    <br><br>(where <var>LANG</var> is the language listed in the filename).<br><br>
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+    To run the Tor Browser Bundle, execute the <strong>start-tor-browser</strong> script:
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+    <br><br>
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+    <code>./start-tor-browser</code>
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+    <br><br>
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+    This will launch Vidalia and once that connects to Tor, it will launch
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+    Firefox. <em>Do not unpack or run TBB as root.</em></p>
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     <a id="Windows"></a>
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     <h3><a class="anchor" href="#Windows">Windows instructions</a></h3>