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|Short description=Anonymous Internet communication system
|Full description='Tor' lets users communicate anonymously on the Internet. It can anonymize web browsing, instant messaging, IRC, SSH, and more. It hides communications by bouncing them around a distributed network of servers called onion routers -- this system makes it hard for recipients, observers, and even the onion routers themselves to track the source of the stream.
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|Full description=Tor is free software and an open network that helps you defend against a form of network surveillance that threatens personal freedom and privacy, confidential business activities and relationships, and state security known as traffic analysis. Tor protects you by bouncing your communications around a distributed network of relays run by volunteers all around the world: it prevents somebody watching your Internet connection from learning what sites you visit, and it prevents the sites you visit from learning your physical location. Tor works with many of your existing applications, including web browsers, instant messaging clients, remote login, and other applications based on the TCP protocol.
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|Homepage URL=http://torproject.org
 
|User level=none
 
|User level=none
|Status=Live
 
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|Homepage URL=http://tor.eff.org/
 
 
|VCS checkout command=cvs.seul.org:/home/or/cvsroot
 
|VCS checkout command=cvs.seul.org:/home/or/cvsroot
 
|Computer languages=C
 
|Computer languages=C
 
|Documentation note=User guide included and available in HTML format from http://tor.eff.org/documentation.html; Developer guide available in HTML format from http://tor.eff.org/howitworks.html
 
|Documentation note=User guide included and available in HTML format from http://tor.eff.org/documentation.html; Developer guide available in HTML format from http://tor.eff.org/howitworks.html
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|Related projects=TorChat
 
|Related projects=TorChat
 
|Keywords=privacy,anonymity,onion router
 
|Keywords=privacy,anonymity,onion router
|Is GNU=n
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|Version identifier=0.1.0.14
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|Version date=2005-08-10
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|Version status=developmental
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|Version download=http://tor.eff.org/dist/tor-0.1.0.14-alpha.tar.gz
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|Version comment=0.1.0.14 devel released 2005-08-10
 
|Last review by=Janet Casey
 
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|Last review date=2008-06-24
 
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|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
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|Submitted date=2011-04-01
 
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|Real name=Roger Dingledine
 
|Role=Maintainer
 
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Revision as of 14:11, 19 July 2013

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Tor

https://torproject.org
Anonymous network router to improve privacy on the Internet.

Tor protects you by bouncing your communications around a distributed network of relays run by volunteers all around the world: it prevents somebody watching your Internet connection from learning what sites you visit, and it prevents the sites you visit from learning your physical location. Tor works with many of your existing applications, including web browsers, instant messaging clients, remote login, and other applications based on the TCP protocol.

This package is the full featured tor which is needed for running relays, bridges or directory authorities. If you just want to access the Tor network or to setup an onion service you may install tor-client instead.

Documentation

https://blog.torproject.org/meet-new-torprojectorg

"IRC general" IRC general channel
irc://irc.freenode.net/tor
"IRC development" IRC development channel
irc://irc.freenode.net/tor-dev

Related Projects



Extensions, plug-ins, or add-ons for this program

TorChatIM with strong anonymityhttps://github.com/prof7bit/TorChat


Licensing

License

Verified by

Verified on

Notes

Verified by

Genium

Verified on

15 May 2020




Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Roger Dingledine Original developer of Tor
Nick Mathewson Contributor


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
DevelopersMailing Listhttps://lists.torproject.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/tor-dev
GeneralMailing Listhttps://lists.torproject.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/tor-talk
DevelopersVCS Repository Webviewhttps://gitweb.torproject.org/tor.git/tree
Debian (Ref)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/tor
GitLabBug Trackinghttps://gitlab.torproject.org/tpo/core/tor/issues
WikidataGeneralhttps://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q202044


Software prerequisites

KindDescription
Required to buildOpenSSL

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 11 December 2020.



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