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One may find many methods how one may tunnel SSH inside TOR on the Internet, but this is my preferred method as it is the least intrusive.

1. Download connect

$ cd /tmp/
$ hg clone https://bitbucket.org/gotoh/connect

2. Archive the source

$ tar cvf connect.tar connect/

3. Compile and install connect

$ cd connect/
$ make
su -
# cd /tmp/connect/
# cp doc/ /usr/local/share/connect/
# cp connect /usr/local/bin/
# cp /tmp/connect.tar /usr/src/

4. Start TOR

Start Tor from Vidalia or from the CLI:

# sh /etc/rc.d/rc.tor start

5. Connect from SSH over TOR

$ ssh -p <SSH_SERVER_PORT> <SSH_SERVER_URL_OR_IP> -o ProxyCommand="connect -4 -S localhost:9050 %h %p"

If the SSH server uses the default port 22, then you do need to enter the -p <SSH_SERVER_PORT>, otherwise enter the appropriate port. Then also enter the correct SSH server URL or IP in the indicated field

6. Sources

 playground:ssh_on_tor ()