Tor is open-source programming for empowering on the web mysterious and opposing oversight. It is intended to make it workable for users to surf the Internet anonymously, so their activities and location can’t be found by government, or any other person
Install the Tor client in Ubuntu
sudo apt-get install tor tor-geoipdb
Edit the Tor configuration
$ nano /etc/default/tor
RUN_DEAMON="yes" with RUN_DEAMON="no".
Start the services
systemctl start tor
SelekTOR is a GUI frontend for the network Tor client. Used for security and anonymization purposes or to bypass some firewalls.
Tor exit nodes and manages selective URL pattern based on routing via system proxying Here
- Support for Google Chrome, Chromium, Firefox, and most Mozilla based browsers without the need for add-ons.
- You can quickly select Tor exit nodes by country.
- nodes are filtered to ensure that they support HTTP on port 80, and thus ensuring greater reliability when used with web browsers.
- built-in proxy pattern editor, Import, and Export pattern files as a single zip file.
Install SelekTOR in Ubuntu
sudo apt-get install selektor
Simply select the exit nodes country (and optionally the proxy mode) and you’re ready – you don’t have to configure your web browsers manually and there’s no need to install any browser addon.
Privoxy is a non-caching web proxy, a HTTP proxy with advanced filtering capabilities, and set it to forward traffic through Tor (via SelekTOR). You will then be able to use Tor (via Privoxy) as a support HTTP proxies
Install the Privoxy in Ubuntu
$sudo apt-get install privoxy
Edit the configuration
Add this at the end of the file: /etc/privoxy/config
"forward-socks5 / localhost:9054"
Restart the services
systemctl reload privoxy
In this blog SelekTOR and privoxy in ubuntu 20.04, 18.04 & 16.04 Country Exit Node Selection, Useful To Bypass Country Restrictions For Various proxy