Tor

If you are travelling a lot and you don’t want to allow the foreign government to follow your track while surfing the net, use tor to protect yourself. On Fedora it’s quick easy to setup tor.
For the installation just use yum or the package management tool of your choice.

One simple edit is needed. Open the /etc/privoxy/config file

and add

forward-socks4a / 127.0.0.1:9050 .

Now, we are ready to start the services

Setup your browser to use 127.0.0.1:9050 as a proxy. To check if tor is working, browse to the following page.

https://check.torproject.org/

If the page says ” Congratulations. Your browser is configured to use Tor.” you are protected. If not re-check your settings.

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