Using the Raspberry Pi as a gateway proxy


Onion Pi gives users an option for operating a transparent gateway server and anonymizing the main identification feature: the IP address. Annoying configuration of individual client applications is thus a thing of the past. Unlike a locally operated Tor proxy, this setup anonymizes more than the data stream of just a few applications and extends it to all your Internet traffic.

The Author

Valentin Höbel works at Linux Information Systems AG as a technical project manager. If he is not busy convincing customers of the benefits of Linux, he devotes his free time to table football, his favorite operating system, and the Raspberry Pi.

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