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xavi fernandez
October 31st, 2011, 07:13 AM
Which way is for you for surf anonymously? I'm trying to configure in my ubuntu 11.10 the vpntunnel, should I add something more?
I'm really newbie on Linux, so, things are really hard to figure out, but I will!!!

Thanks in advance!!!!

dfarrell07
October 31st, 2011, 09:05 AM
It all depends on how much anonymity you want. For me, I'm fine with running a private browsing session, using HTTPSEverywhere, and sometimes NoScript. If you want lots more security, you can tunnel your traffic through the Tor network. However, that will kill your bandwidth. VPNs are also a good option for some applications.

fantab
October 31st, 2011, 05:02 PM
Which way is for you for surf anonymously? I'm trying to configure in my ubuntu 11.10 the vpntunnel, should I add something more?
I'm really newbie on Linux, so, things are really hard to figure out, but I will!!!

Thanks in advance!!!!

First of all, nothing out there guarantees 100% anonymity. IMO the simplest thing to do would be to use TOR BROWSER BUNDLE for LINUX (https://www.torproject.org/download/download-easy.html.en). You don't have to install it... just extract the .tar.gz file to a convenient location and start-tor-browser.

hailtothethief
October 31st, 2011, 05:53 PM
Definitely go with Tor, but remember that even with Tor installed it has to be properly configured to actually protect your privacy.

Heed carefully this warning at the bottom of the page that fantab linked you to:
https://www.torproject.org/download/download-easy.html.en#warning

Dangertux
October 31st, 2011, 06:25 PM
You also need to understand that VPN tunnels and SSH forwarding will not protect your privacy. They will encrypt the data between endpoints. This is good from a security standpoint, but really does nothing in terms of anonymity.

Also, Tor traffic is not completely anonymous for many reasons. However it's important to understand that exit routers have complete access to the information sent over the Tor network. As well it's also relatively easy to correlate traffic end to end on the Tor network

Hope this helps.

xavi fernandez
November 2nd, 2011, 07:09 AM
Thanks all of you for your advices, I will try Tor and I will see if is not taking much bandwitch, and I will try find a good tuto about ports and all of this.
Thanks a gain!!!

Wraakvol
February 24th, 2012, 07:05 PM
Thread necromancer: mode on.

Now, if you want a fast and secure browser which allows you to surf anonymously, you can use Chrome, and set it up to use a Tor button... :guitar:

Visit this tiny tutorial (http://lifehacker.com/5614732/create-a-tor-button-in-chrome-for-on+demand-anonymous-browsing), follow the steps, and surf anonymously... :popcorn:

Hope I helped!