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Why Would I Want Tor?

If you are logged into ~town, you may notice that some commands reveal your IP address. For example, finger.

Tor masks your IP address. For detailed information on how this works, you can read their Overview Page

Why Might I Not Want Tor?

Because of how Tor works (see above), you'll notice your connection to ~town is slower.

How Do I Connect To ~town Over Tor?

The Tor wiki page about this should help you out.

But If You're On A Unix Machine...

  1. Install torsocks from your distro's package repository.
  2. torsocks <your normal SSH command here>
  3. That's it!

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