The Tor website is hosted at several
computers for redundancy, and these computers are together called "the
www rotation". The www rotation serves a variety of other websites
too, like extra.tp.o, dist.tp.o, and more.
How do you edit one of these websites? Let's say you want to edit extra.
First you ssh in to staticiforme (using an ssh jump
host if needed)
Then you make your edits as desired to
When you're ready, you run this command to sync your changes to the
The complete list of websites served by the www rotation is not easy
to figure out, because we move some of the static sites around from
time to time. But you can learn which websites are considered "static",
i.e. you can use the above steps to edit them, via:
ssh staticiforme cat /etc/static-components.conf
How does this work?
If you're a sysadmin and wondering how that stuff work or do anything
back there, look at howto/static-component.