[tor-talk] Tor-ramdisk 20150616 released

Anthony G. Basile basile at opensource.dyc.edu
Tue Jun 23 21:42:23 UTC 2015

On 6/23/15 3:46 PM, Mirimir wrote:
> On 06/22/2015 08:58 AM, Anthony G. Basile wrote:
>> Hi everyone
>> I want to announce to the list that a new release of tor-ramdisk is out.
>> Tor-ramdisk is a 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 by hardening the kernel and
>> binaries, and privacy is enhanced by forcing logging to be off 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/imported by FTP or SCP.
> Will this work on micro PCs like Raspberry Pi2, Banana Pi, etc?

I don't have a *pi so I haven't been able to target one, but there's no 
reason I can't target arm.  I used to target mips routers (the mikrotik 
450G's), but there were no users and so I stopped.

>> Changelog:
>> Tor was updated to, openssl to 1.0.1o and the kernel to 4.0.5 +
>> Gentoo's hardened-patches-4.0.5-1.extras.
>> i686:
>> Homepage: http://opensource.dyc.edu/tor-ramdisk
>> Download: http://opensource.dyc.edu/tor-ramdisk-downloads
>> x86_64:
>> Homepage: http://opensource.dyc.edu/tor-x86_64-ramdisk
>> Download: http://opensource.dyc.edu/tor-x86_64-ramdisk-downloads

Anthony G. Basile, Ph. D.
Chair of Information Technology
D'Youville College
Buffalo, NY 14201
(716) 829-8197

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