Use A Raspberry Pi As A Tor/VPN Router For Anonymous Browsing

Use A Raspberry Pi As A Tor/VPN Router For Anonymous Browsing

We’ve shown you how to use a Raspberry Pi as both a Tor proxy and a personal VPN, but Make shows off how to do both in one unit for truly anonymous browsing everywhere.

The build here uses two Wi-Fi adapters to get the job done. Once it’s complete, you’ll have a passive VPN connection that you’ll hardly even notice is there. You’ll also have Tor installed, so you can flip over to that connection with just a couple of clicks. It’s a pretty simple setup all things considered, and it will act as a nice bridge between your standard router for those times when you want to browse anonymously or get around any location-specific blocks.

Browse Anonymously with a DIY Raspberry Pi VPN/Tor Router [Make]


  • I have no need for this but.l I’m certainly going to try his techniques for WiFi bridging which hasn’t for me been the easiest thing in Linux.

  • The problem with such a setup is that you will end up sending all traffic through your ‘anonymous’ connection. This means your ‘unspecified dodgy browsing habits’ are also sent along the same link as your machines background API calls to Facebook, LinkedIn, Gmail, your visits to Lifehacker etc..

    Any parties monitoring the TOR exit server (or VPN server, depending on which order you configure your hops) will be able to, with a bit of work, correlate who person X is by comparing their legitimate and non-legitimate (or dubious/undesired) activities.

    It is best then to completely separate your ‘online’ from your ‘sideline’ activities through physical separation (using different computers), or at least through employing different VM’s for different purposes.

  • i will definitely go for it but right now i am using other VPN tool so in future i will go for it. Well i have found the details of these providers on and all these providers are cool in performance.

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