I'm trying to download Tor but my ISP/Network administrator/Government has blocked access to the TorProject website. How do I download Tor?
You've a couple of options:
- If Github isn't blocked in your network, then you can go to the official Github website for downloading the Tor Browser which is:
gettoris case sensitive), or you can directly go the official repository for downloading the Tor Browser on Github:
- Send an email to
[email protected]and a bot will try to send you the download links.
- Send a DM to @get_tor on Twitter.
- Send a message to
[email protected]from your favorite XMPP client.
- Search for mirrors on Internet or check the Google cached version of Tor mirrors page and check if any of those links work for you.
- Contact a human via
[email protected], explain your problem and ask for a mirror. Currently we're able to respond to requests in English, Farsi, Arabic, Chinese, Spanish and French.
- Get it from a friend. Tor Browser Bundle (aka TBB) is small enough to fit in a USB stick.
It is very important to verify the signature of any package you download, especially when you get it from somewhere other than Tor official HTTPS website. Even if you get it from a trusted friend.
You can download Tor from several mirror sites. One is http://tor.dev-random.de and the list of current mirrors is https://tor.dev-random.de/getinvolved/mirrors.html.en
Be aware that it is important to always verify the GnuPG signature of every file you download.
There are alot of places where sources of Tor may be found, e.g. github.
You must remember that Tor is not a panacea and moreover, you must know how to use other software. There are great amount of projects which embed Tor in-self, e.g. yet another torbrowser, Tails LiveCD
You can achieve torproject.org via free socks5 proxy or free vpn, e.g. vpngate.net
In many distributives of Linux you can get binary package of Tor and often sources too.
Ubuntu / Debian-based:
# apt-get install -y tor
Fedora / OpenSUSE / CentOS:
# yum install tor
# emerge tor
Additionally, you can meet Tor users in Internet Relay Chat:
We will sharing with you the sources of Tor by any accessible for you hosting.