Tor Box project aims to build a Tor hardware router base on a Olimex A20 OLinuXino LIME board.
One leitmotiv : torify them all.
The build process is currently tested on a fresh Debian Jessie net install. You need at least 4GB of RAM for the development machine (xz image compression require a lot of RAM).
Since the build process heavily modify the system (change APT repositories, install arm as foreign architecture…), it's better to use VirtualBox to create a virtual machine.
To setup development system, just copy this folder into dev target (with
rsync for example), then run
make dev on the created folder.
To build the LIME image (
build/torbox.img, 4GB), run
make img, or
make img_compress for the XZ compressed version (
You need a 4GB or more SD card.
The provided Makefile assume you have your SD card available under
/dev/sdd. Modify it if not.
You can flash your SD card with
dd if=torbox.img of=/dev/sdd (or with
make img_flash if on the dev machine).
If you want to use the compressed image without uncompressed it on disk, use
unxz -c torbox.img.xz | dd of=/dev/sdd.
For development, because flashing 4GB on a SD card is slow and tedious, you can format your SD card with
make format and then sync it content with
make flash after a new build (or even
make rootfs_sync if the Torbox is joinable from the development machine, avoiding the SD card switch).
Use the LIME with UART serial port to debug the boot process (
/dev/ttyUSB0, 1152000 bauds, 8 data bits, 1 stop bit, no sw/hw handshake).
You can connect to the mini-USB port, providing DHCP connectivity. Torbox is available with SSH on