Running TOR as a relay on Fedora 14
Tor is a network of virtual tunnels that allows people and groups to improve their privacy and security on the Internet. It also enables software developers to create new communication tools with built-in privacy features. Tor provides the foundation for a range of applications that allow organizations and individuals to share information over public networks without compromising their privacy.
Install && configure
0. Create a .repo file
# cd /etc/yum.repos.d/
# vi tor.repo
1. Put the following content into this file:
name=Tor and Vidalia
#yum install tor vidalia
3. After the install run vidalia as a “normal” user and run vidalia in order to help the project:
You will see a screen like this. Click on “Setup relaying”
Fill your data:
Make sure it works. Click on “Message Log”. And see what is going on. Mine is working well:
The Tor network relies on volunteers to donate bandwidth. The more people who run relays, the faster the Tor network will be. If you have at least 20 kilobytes/s each way, please help out Tor by configuring your Tor to be a relay too.