Tor Onion network guide
Tor (The Onion Router) is a free software implementation of second-generation onion routing – a system which claims to enable its users to communicate more anonymously on the Internet.
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Content on the Tor Onions may be illegal, if by any chance, you save content, save this at a secure place!!! (prefered a encrypted drive)
Second of all if you save images and view it with Nautilus it saves thumbnails in /home/[USERNAME]/.thumbnails aka your home directory. Onces again a reason for encrypting (at least) your home directory
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Run from terminal or alt +f2
firefox -no-remote -Profilemanager
Create an extra profile (remember the name of the profile ) and run it. Now in Firefox go to edit –> preferences
remove the startpage
Select the tab [Privacy] check the second option from the bottom (delete on close Firefox) and click on the option to the right of it and check everything.
*optinal: uncheck the bottom option, ask when deleting, it gets annoying…
Then open the "main menu" editor, system –> preferences
create a new starter and type in: firefox -no-remote -P [PROFILE NAME]
this way you can start it from your menu
Open software sources, go to the second tab, third party sources and add the following line: (rename <DISTRIBUTION> to your distro, jaunty for example)
deb http://mirror.noreply.org/pub/tor <DISTRIBUTION> main
deb http://mirror.noreply.org/pub/tor jaunty main
deb http://mirror.noreply.org/pub/tor intrepid main
deb http://mirror.noreply.org/pub/tor hardy main
Now run the following line in terminal and confirm everything ( y followed by an enter )
sudo apt-get install libevent1 libevent-dev zlib1g zlib1g-dev openssl torbutton-extension privoxy tor
### privoxy config ###
open terminal and type:
sudo nano config
Then add the line to the top of the config file. Don’t forget to add the dot at the end.
forward-socks4a / 127.0.0.1:9050 .
Privoxy keeps a log file of everything passed through it. In order to stop this you will need to comment out two lines by inserting a # before the line. The three lines are:
and the line
jarfile jarfile (ubuntu 9.04 –> allready commented out (as far as I know))
Now save and exit nano and type:
Now enable tor in Firefox at the right bottom by clicking on it with your right mouse button.
### TOR button config ###
Open the second tab, Security Settings.
Open the sub-tab , Shutdown and select the third option, Clear cookies during any browser shutdown.
Now Open the last sub-tab, headers, make sure the first 2 are checked. (Last one if prefered)
### TOR LIST ###
Main Wiki Tor
Url.list USE THIS ONE TO CHECK THE SERVER STATUS