Incognito (operating system)
|OS family||Linux (Unix-like)|
|Initial release||January 26, 2008|
|Final release||2008.1 (revision-1) / Aug 05, 2008|
|Kernel type||Monolithic kernel|
|License||GNU General Public License|
This article relies excessively on references to primary sources. (November 2010)
Incognito was a Linux distribution based on Gentoo Linux. Its main feature was the inclusion of anonymity and security tools such as Tor by default and being able to be used as a Live CD or Live USB.
Incognito's developer has stated on the project's homepage that Incognito has been discontinued and recommends Tails as an alternative.
|Version number||Release date|
|20080109.1||Jan 26, 2008|
|2008.1||Aug 02, 2008|
|2008.1 (revision-1)||Aug 05, 2008|
Anonymity and security tools
- Tor for anonymous internet browsing.
- TrueCrypt, a file/partition encryption utility.
- Enigmail, a security extension for Thunderbird.
- Torbutton, a Firefox plugin to improve Tor's anonymity in Firefox.
- FireGPG, Firefox plugin for using GnuPG for Webmail.
- GnuPG, OpenPGP implementation for encryption.
- KeePassX, a password manager.
Besides these tools, the RAM was overwritten during system shutdown to ensure no possibility of data recovery later.
The Tor project listed Incognito as a licensee of the Tor brand name. In accordance to this license agreement, Incognito had the right to use the Tor name and logo.
- ^ Anonymity tools in Tor Archived September 29, 2008, at the Wayback Machine
- ^ Linux Magazine. August 2008.
- ^ "Incognito Features". Archived from the original on 2012-12-20. Retrieved 2010-10-14.
- ^ "Tor-Incognito agreement".