Setup Tor on your system

Setup Tor on your system


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Official website: https://www.torproject.org/

Tor is used to access your Umbrel services and apps from outside your local network, without exposing your device to the internet.

macOS

  1. Open the Terminal app on your Mac and install the Homebrew package manager by running:
/bin/bash -c "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/HEAD/install.sh)"
  1. Install Tor by running:
brew update && brew install tor

Linux

  1. Open Terminal and install Tor:
sudo apt-get install tor

Windows

  1. Download Tor Windows Expert Bundle from here.
  2. Unzip the file and extract the Tor folder inside to your system (e.g. to “C:\\”)
  3. Open CMD.exe as administrator, navigate to the Tor folder and run:
tor.exe –-service install

Android

  1. Download Orbot on your phone.

  2. Open Orbot and tap the big onion icon to start the Tor proxy.

  3. It is also possible to select apps which will automatically use Tor.
    a. Tap the gear icon under Tor-Enabled apps and add apps (here Electrum).
    b. Enable VPN Mode.