Chapter 2

Using the Tor Browser Bundle

The Tor Browser Bundle is the Tor software suite used to run Tor from a desktop operating system (Windows, OS X, or Linux). To use Tor with the Tor Browser Bundle, you extract the compressed application after downloading it, and then click the Tor Browser icon to open an anonymous Internet session.

2.1 What Is Bundled in the Tor Browser Bundle

The three major pieces of Tor Browser Bundle are Tor, Vidalia, and the Tor Browser; there are several other additional bits of code incorporated in the Tor Browser Bundle. This section describes the components of Tor Browser Bundle.

The Tor Browser Bundle is called a bundle, and the Torbutton software is a separate program because of legacy issues with the way Tor ...

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