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    <h2><a class="anchor" href="#rpms">Tor packages for RPM-based
    linux distributions.</a></h2>
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    <p><strong>Do not</strong> use the packages in the native repositories. They are
    frequently out of date. That means you'll be missing stability and
    security fixes.
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    <p>
    You'll need to set up our package repository before you can fetch
    Tor.  Assuming yum, in /etc/yum.repos.d/, create a file called
    torproject.repo.  Edit this file with the following information:
<pre>[torproject]
name=Tor and Vidalia
enabled=1
autorefresh=0
baseurl=http://deb.torproject.org/torproject.org/rpm/DISTRIBUTION/
type=rpm-md
gpgcheck=1
gpgkey=http://deb.torproject.org/torproject.org/rpm/RPM-GPG-KEY-torproject.org</pre>
    
    If you wish to track the stable releases of Tor, you should substitute
    DISTRIBUTION with one of the following: centos4, centos5, fc13, fc14, suse</p>
    
    <p>To track experimental releases, substitute DISTRIBUTION with one of these:
    centos4-experimental, centos5-experimental, fc13-experimental,
    fc14-experimental, suse-experimental</p>

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    Then install Tor by running:
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<pre>yum install tor</pre>
    
    <p>
    Now Tor is installed and running. Move on to <a href="<page
    docs/tor-doc-unix>#polipo">step two</a> of the "Tor on Linux/Unix"
    instructions.
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    <p style="font-size: small">
    The DNS name <code>deb.torproject.org</code> is actually a set of independent
    servers in a DNS round-robin configuration.  If for some reason you cannot
    use it, you might be able to access one of the individual servers
    instead.  Try
    <code>deb-master.torproject.org</code>,
    <code>mirror.netcologne.de</code> or
    <code>tor.mirror.youam.de</code>.
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    <h2><a class="anchor" href="#source">Building from source</a></h2>
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    <p>
    If you'd like to build from source, please follow the <a
    href="<gitblob>doc/tor-rpm-creation.txt">RPM creation instructions</a>.
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    <p>If you have suggestions for improving this document, please <a
    href="<page about/contact>">send them to us</a>. Thanks!</p>
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