Update: This repository has been discontinued. Please download the Tor Browser Bundle from the Tor Project website. I apologise for any inconvenience.
The jamielinux-tor repository contains the latest Tor software for Fedora 17 and Fedora 18, as well as the latest Tor Browser. All packages are signed with this GPG key. (Your author also maintains the Tor packages for Fedora EPEL.)
wget https://jamielinux.com/pub/jamielinux-tor-release.noarch.rpm yum install ./jamielinux-tor-release.noarch.rpm yum install tor tor-browser tor-browser-selinux systemctl enable tor.service systemctl start tor.service
The default port for the Tor Browser is 9150, so if you can't connect,
open the Tor configuration file (
out all lines that begin with
SocksPort and restart Tor.
Alternatively, add the following line:
Also see here for more information.
The tor-browser package is based on the firefox package for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6. The scripts used to generate the SRPM package can be found on Gitorious.
You can optionally use
to control Tor.
First install it by running
yum install vidalia.
Vidalia requires the Tor Control Port to be enabled.
/etc/tor/torrc and uncomment the
ControlPort line so that it doesn't start with a
Restart Tor by running
systemctl restart tor.service.
Finally, restart Vidalia and you can now use it to control your Tor
It's wise to set some password authentication for the Tor Control Port.
man tor for more information.