1. Enable Automatic Software Updates
One of the most important things to keeps your relay secure is to install security updates timely and ideally automatically so you can not forget about it.
Follow the instructions to enable automatic software updates for your operating system.
2. Configure Tor Package Repository
Enable the Torproject package repository by following the instructions here.
3. Package Installation
apt update && apt install tor
4. Configuration File
Put the configuration file
/etc/tor/torrc in place:
#change the nickname "myNiceRelay" to a name that you like
# Change the email address below and be aware that it will be published
5. Restart the Service
Restart the tor daemon so your configuration changes take effect:
systemctl restart tor@default
6. Final notes
If you are having trouble setting up your relay, have a look at our help section.
If your relay is now running, check out the post-install notes.