Tor Browser Alternatives for Linux

    There are many alternatives to Tor Browser for Linux if you are looking for a replacement. The best Linux alternative is Tor, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Tor Browser and loads of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Tor Browser are Brave (Free, Open Source), ProtonVPN (Freemium, Open Source), Ungoogled Chromium (Free, Open Source) and I2P (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 29, 2021

    1. Tor is free software and an open network that helps you defend against traffic analysis, a form of network surveillance that threatens personal freedom and privacy, confidential business activities and relationships, and state security.
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      Tor vs Tor Browser opinions
      Most users think Tor is a great alternative to Tor Browser.
      arndtadler Tor is the Software the Tor-Browser is build on and it is bundled with the tor Browser. You need Tor without Tor-Browser only if you are an expert. In the most Use-Cases Tor Browser is faster and easier to set up than alternative approaches to use tor and for the most users it is also more secure.
      Negative comment almost 3 years ago

    2. Brave Web Browser is a fast, free, secure web browser with a built-in ad blocker*, tracking and security protection, and optimized data and battery experience. *What is Brave Ad Replacement?
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      Most users think Brave is a great alternative to Tor Browser.

    3. Security-focused VPN developed by CERN scientists from the ProtonMail team. Enabling Internet without surveillance.
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      ProtonVPN vs Tor Browser opinions
      Almost everyone thinks ProtonVPN is a great alternative to Tor Browser.
      If Tor is too slow, just isn't for you, you want to torrent privately or unblock streaming sites then look no further! This is HANDS DOWN the best VPN alternative for Tor! Heck, even the free version is pretty decent if you want some privacy that's faster than Tor!
      Positive comment 5 months ago

    4. A Google Chromium variant for removing Google integration and enhancing privacy, control, and transparency
      Most users think Ungoogled Chromium is a great alternative to Tor Browser.
    5. The I2P network provides strong privacy protections for communication over the Internet. Many activities that would risk your privacy on the public Internet can be conducted anonymously inside I2P.
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      I2P vs Tor Browser opinions
      Most users think I2P is a great alternative to Tor Browser.
      spencer_tupis I2P requires that everyone act as a mixing node, making the network faster. While not designed for clearnet traffic, it can be used for such purposes.
      Positive comment over 2 years ago

      i2p is faster and more secure than tor.
      Positive comment about 2 years ago


    6. Freenet is free software which lets you anonymously share files, browse and publish "freesites" (web sites accessible only through Freenet) and chat on forums, without fear of censorship.
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      Almost everyone thinks Freenet is a great alternative to Tor Browser.
    7. ZeroNet uses cryptography (Bitcoin library) and BitTorrent DHT (centralized trackers) to build a distributed censorship-resistant network.
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    8. Windscribe is a desktop application and browser extension that work together to block ads and trackers, restore access to blocked content and help you safeguard your privacy online.
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      Mullvad is an ethical VPN provider based in Gothenburg, Sweden. They keep no logs and an account number is the only thing you need to connect to Mullvad VPN. They ask for no email, no phone number; no personal information whatsoever.
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    9. A secure socks5 proxy, designed to protect your Internet traffic. - Super Fast Bleeding edge techniques using Asynchronous I/O and Event-driven programming. - Flexible Encryption Secured with industry level encryption algorithm. Flexible to support custom algorithms.
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