[tor-talk] best distro to use Tor

adrelanos adrelanos at riseup.net
Mon Oct 7 22:52:59 UTC 2013

Eugen Leitl:
> On Mon, Oct 07, 2013 at 11:59:42AM -0700, Blibbet wrote:
>> BTW, UEFI-based systems have a full IPv4/IPV6 network stack, with
>> PXE remote boot and WS-Management remote admin/control, and tools
>> like Perl and Telnet baked-in, so make sure your firmware isn't
>> spewing packets before Linux and Tor loads. :-)
> We need more open hardware with less proprietary crap and
> nonobvious backdoors (IPMI, Intel AMT, UEFI, etc).
> So if you're buying hardware for your Tor node, look
> into coreboot support first http://www.coreboot.org/Supported_Motherboards
> Eventually, we will have completely open hardware we can trust. 
> But that day is not here yet. Meanwhile, let's minimize the amount
> of evil in the system.

This is the most sensible course of action for now. Change can only come

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