Does apt-get install tor not work?
Before trying to run Tor, see if Tor or Vidalia is already running.yes it does work but it comes back with this
[email protected]:/home/evox# tor
Oct 18 20:44:00.196 [notice] Tor v0.2.5.12 (git-3731dd5c3071dcba) running on Linux with Libevent 2.0.21-stable, OpenSSL 1.0.1f and Zlib 1.2.8.
Oct 18 20:44:00.196 [notice] Tor can't help you if you use it wrong! Learn how to be safe at https://www.torproject.org/download/download#warning
Oct 18 20:44:00.196 [notice] Read configuration file "/etc/tor/torrc".
Oct 18 20:44:00.212 [notice] Opening Socks listener on 127.0.0.1:9050
Oct 18 20:44:00.212 [warn] Could not bind to 127.0.0.1:9050: Address already in use. Is Tor already running?
Oct 18 20:44:00.212 [warn] Failed to parse/validate config: Failed to bind one of the listener ports.
Oct 18 20:44:00.213 [err] Reading config failed--see warnings above.