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Downloads of v


Last Update:

23 Sep 2023

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Tor Project


tor relay privacy anonymity security onion network service cli


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Scan Testing Resulted in Flagged as a Note:

At least one file within this package has greater than 0 detections, but less than 5

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install Tor, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade Tor, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall Tor, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


Deployment Method:


This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Enter Your Internal Repository Url

(this should look similar to

2. Setup Your Environment

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

2. Get the package into your environment

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Copy Your Script

choco upgrade tor -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade tor -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" 

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install tor
    name: tor
    version: ''
    state: present

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'tor' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  ''

See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller tor
    Name     = "tor"
    Version  = ""
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'tor':
  ensure   => '',
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  source   => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

4. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.


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Package Approved

This package was approved as a trusted package on 23 Sep 2023.


Tor is a connection-oriented anonymizing communication service. Users choose a source-routed path through a set of nodes, and negotiate a "virtual circuit" through the network, in which each node knows its predecessor and successor, but no others. Traffic flowing down the circuit is unwrapped by a symmetric key at each node, which reveals the downstream node.

Basically, Tor provides a distributed network of servers or relays ("onion routers"). Users bounce their TCP streams -- web traffic, ftp, ssh, etc. -- around the network, and recipients, observers, and even the relays themselves have difficulty tracking the source of the stream.

The way most people use Tor is with Tor Browser, which is a feature-stripped version of Firefox.

This package provides a command-line interface for creating Tor clients and configuring relay services.


$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';

$toolsDir = (Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName    = 'tor'
  url            = ''
  url64          = ''
  checksum       = 'd57648fffd074c690c2f30121e36cb2f0f0c5b4a972777a936bfe5ab52459837'
  checksum64     = 'c40cc384b8e7a32a35d649bc64041638d428b5a13105995ef3a611cb7312e51d'
  checksumType   = 'sha256'
  checksumType64 = 'sha256'
  softwareName   = 'Tor'
  unzipLocation  = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
Install-ChocolateyZipPackage @packageArgs
Get-ChocolateyUnzip -FileFullPath "$toolsDir\*tar" -Destination $toolsDir
Remove-Item $toolsDir\*.tar -ea 0

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In cases where actual malware is found, the packages are subject to removal. Software sometimes has false positives. Moderators do not necessarily validate the safety of the underlying software, only that a package retrieves software from the official distribution point and/or validate embedded software against official distribution point (where distribution rights allow redistribution).

Chocolatey Pro provides runtime protection from possible malware.

Add to Builder Version Downloads Last Updated Status
Tor 656 Sunday, September 3, 2023 Approved
Tor 999 Saturday, July 29, 2023 Approved
Tor 1569 Sunday, May 21, 2023 Approved
Tor 3918 Friday, November 25, 2022 Approved
Tor 2221 Tuesday, August 30, 2022 Approved
Tor 1270 Tuesday, July 5, 2022 Approved
Tor 1477 Tuesday, May 24, 2022 Approved
Tor 1969 Wednesday, March 9, 2022 Approved
Tor 2644 Wednesday, December 22, 2021 Approved
Tor 1440 Monday, November 15, 2021 Approved
Tor 3634 Monday, August 23, 2021 Approved
Tor 3188 Wednesday, June 23, 2021 Approved
Tor 625 Friday, June 4, 2021 Approved
Tor 1244 Friday, March 26, 2021 Approved
Tor 988 Wednesday, February 24, 2021 Approved
Tor 4087 Friday, November 20, 2020 Approved
Tor 2338 Friday, September 25, 2020 Approved
Tor 8011 Thursday, July 30, 2020 Approved
Tor 965 Thursday, June 4, 2020 Approved
Tor 991 Tuesday, March 24, 2020 Approved
Tor 774 Wednesday, February 12, 2020 Approved
Tor 528 Saturday, January 11, 2020 Approved
Tor 836 Monday, October 28, 2019 Approved
Tor 670 Wednesday, September 4, 2019 Approved
Tor 665 Saturday, June 22, 2019 Approved
Tor 1242 Monday, February 18, 2019 Approved
Tor 1423 Thursday, September 6, 2018 Approved
Tor 466 Thursday, August 2, 2018 Approved
Tor 1041 Thursday, March 22, 2018 Approved
Tor 506 Sunday, February 18, 2018 Approved
Tor 574 Tuesday, December 19, 2017 Approved
Tor 753 Tuesday, October 17, 2017 Approved
Tor 735 Thursday, July 27, 2017 Approved
Tor 880 Wednesday, March 8, 2017 Approved
Tor 537 Wednesday, January 25, 2017 Approved
Tor 640 Tuesday, November 15, 2016 Approved
Tor 517 Thursday, October 20, 2016 Approved
Tor 535 Tuesday, August 16, 2016 Approved
Tor 449 Friday, May 27, 2016 Approved

This package has no dependencies.

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