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DeveloperAnthony G. Basile
OS familyUnix-like
Working stateCurrent
Source modelFree software
Latest release20170130 / January 30, 2017; 2 years ago (2017-01-30)[1]
Repository Edit this at Wikidata
Available inEnglish
Platformsi686, MIPS,[2] x86-64[3]
Kernel typeMonolithic (Linux)
Default user interfaceText
LicenseGPL v3

Tor-ramdisk is an i686 uClibc-based micro Linux distribution whose only purpose is to host a Tor server in an environment that maximizes security and privacy. Security is enhanced in Tor-ramdisk by employing a monolithically compiled GRSEC/PaX patched kernel and hardened system tools. Privacy is enhanced by turning off logging at all levels so that even the Tor operator only has access to minimal information. Finally, since everything runs in ephemeral memory, no information survives a reboot, except for the Tor configuration file and the private RSA key, which may be exported and imported by FTP or SCP.

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  1. ^ "Tor-ramdisk official i686 download". Retrieved 2018-07-24.
  2. ^ "Tor-ramdisk MIPS Port". Archived from the original on 2016-04-28. Retrieved 2011-04-15. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  3. ^ "Tor-ramdisk x86_64 Port". Retrieved 2018-07-27.

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