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tor: Anonymizing overlay network for TCP (The onion router)

Name:tor Vendor:RazorsEdge Packaging <>
Version: License:BSD
Release:tor.1.rh5_5 URL:
Tor is a connection-based low-latency anonymous communication system. This package provides the "tor" program, which serves as both a client and a relay node. Scripts will automatically create a "_tor" user and a "_tor" group, and set tor up to run as a daemon when the system is rebooted. Applications connect to the local Tor proxy using the SOCKS protocol. The tor client chooses a path through a set of relays, in which each relay knows its predecessor and successor, but no others. Traffic flowing down the circuit is unwrapped by a symmetric key at each relay, which reveals the downstream relay. Warnings: Tor does no protocol cleaning. That means there is a danger that application protocols and associated programs can be induced to reveal information about the initiator. Tor depends on Privoxy or similar protocol cleaners to solve this problem. This is alpha code, and is even more likely than released code to have anonymity-spoiling bugs. The present network is small -- this further reduces the strength of the anonymity provided. Tor is not presently suitable for high-stakes anonymity.

Arch: src

Build Date:Sat May 22 12:26:29 2010
Packager:RazorsEdge Packaging <rpmpackaging{%}razorsedge{*}org>
Size:3.93 MiB


* Sun May 2 19:00:00 2010 RazorsEdge Packaging <rpmpackaging{%}razorsedge{*}org>
- Removed vendor and packager tags.
* Sun Feb 22 19:00:00 2009 Andrew Lewman <andrew{%}torproject{*}org>
- update the description, vendor, and packager
* Thu Sep 11 19:00:00 2008 Andrew Lewman <phobos{%}rootme{*}org>
- See r16867 

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