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Thursday, May 28, 2009

How to become an anonymous coward (ubuntu way)

How to become an anonymous coward (ubuntu way)

Here is how i installed the tor network privacy proxy

sudo pico /etc/apt/sources.list.d/tor.list

deb http://mirror.noreply.org/pub/tor jaunty main
deb-src http://mirror.noreply.org/pub/tor jaunty main

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install tor

sudo pico /etc/privoxy/config

add this line at the end of file

forward-socks4a / localhost:9050 .

sudo /etc/init.d/privoxy restart

add http proxy in System -> Preferences -> Network Proxy
Http proxy: 127.0.0.1
Port:8118
and
Secure Http proxy: 127.0.0.1
Port:8118



That's all , Now you are an anonymous coward
You can check if you are on tor netowork https://torcheck.xenobite.eu/

you can check also the wiki page from ubuntu
https://help.ubuntu.com/community/TOR
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