Tor Alternatives for Linux

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

    This page was last updated Jul 2, 2021

    1. The Tor software protects you by bouncing your communications around a distributed network of relays run by volunteers all around the world: it prevents somebody watching your Internet connection from learning what sites you visit, it prevents the sites you visit from learning...
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      Tor Browser vs Tor opinions
      Almost everyone thinks Tor Browser is a great alternative to Tor.
      very good.i like you tor
      Top positive comment  over 2 years ago

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      anyone can use it even in secure and encrypted network.
      Top positive comment  almost 5 years ago

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      Tor Browser is a browser that connects to Tor, therefore not a proper alternative.
      Top negative comment  about 1 year ago

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      Tor is supposed to be the underlying network, not the browser
      Negative comment about 1 year ago

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      MARK_PENGUIN Tor is an anonymity network, Tor Browser is a browser that connects to this network.
      Negative comment about 1 year ago

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    2. 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 opinions
      Most users think I2P is a great alternative to Tor.
      Both access networks that are otherwise inaccessible.
      Positive comment about 3 years ago

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      daniellmesquita It is very more anonymous than Tor, and Tor is not even really anonymous.
      Positive comment almost 3 years ago

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      Hotspot Shield encrypts your connection and doesn't log any data that could be tied to you, shielding your identity and info from hackers and cyber predators.
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      Some users think Hotspot Shield is a great alternative to Tor, some don't.
    3. 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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      Freenet vs Tor opinions
      Most users think Freenet is a great alternative to Tor.
      Both have a network that is otherwise inaccessible.
      Positive comment about 3 years ago

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    4. ZeroNet uses cryptography (Bitcoin library) and BitTorrent DHT (centralized trackers) to build a distributed censorship-resistant network.
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      ZeroNet vs Tor opinions
      Most users think ZeroNet is a great alternative to Tor.
      Closest to the decentralized part of Tor.
      Positive comment about 3 years ago

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    5. 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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    6. 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.
      Almost everyone thinks Shadowsocks is a great alternative to Tor.
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      With more than ten years of experience, NordVPN is a leading VPN provider. NordVPN gives you military-grade protection online, and you can access all your favorite sites without restriction.
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      Almost everyone thinks NordVPN is a great alternative to Tor.
    7. GNUnet is a framework for secure peer-to-peer networking that does not use any centralized or otherwise trusted services. A first service implemented on top of the networking layer allows anonymous censorship-resistant file-sharing.
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      Most users think GNUnet is a great alternative to Tor.
    8. CyberGhost VPN allows you to surf the Internet freely, as if in disguise, regardless of the type of application you use and from where you log in.
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      CyberGhost VPN vs Tor opinions
      Some users think CyberGhost VPN is a great alternative to Tor, some don't.
      k_mci Just liked how it was set up.
      Top positive comment  about 4 years ago

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      I'll give it a shot! Thanks
      Top positive comment  almost 6 years ago

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      tor and cyberghost both protect your identity but in entirely different ways, but the main diff is the fact that tor has a built in browser specifically built for security and access to the deepweb
      Top negative comment  over 5 years ago

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      crazypens30 While CyberGhost, as a VPN, does help protect your privacy and identity, it's quite different from Tor. Tor bounces your communications around the world through a series of relays and nodes.
      Negative comment almost 5 years ago

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      not a browser or OS, just a simple vpn changer
      Negative comment almost 6 years ago

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