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Anonymity Online on Mac with Tor

Prerequisites

You need Homebrew on your Mac

http://mxcl.github.com/homebrew

Installation

Installation using brew:

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$ brew install tor

You can start tor automatically on login with:

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mkdir -p ~/Library/LaunchAgents
cp /usr/local/Cellar/tor/0.2.2.37/homebrew.mxcl.tor.plist ~/Library/LaunchAgents/
launchctl load -w ~/Library/LaunchAgents/homebrew.mxcl.tor.plist

Running

Starting Tor in the foreground:

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$ /usr/local/Cellar/tor/0.2.2.37/bin/tor

Configure SOCKS Proxy

Go to the Network Settings and configure the SOCKS Proxy to 127.0.0.1:9050

Check

Just visit: https://check.torproject.org

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