Tracer tool is an OSINT (Open Source Intelligence) tool that can be utilized to detect on which websites a username is currently in use. In this blog post, we will guide you on how to install and use the Tracer tool on Termux.
Install Tracer Tool on Termux
It is quite easy to install the tracer tool in Termux, and you can do the same thing on Linux by following the installation instructions provided for Termux.
Step 1: Clone The Repository
The first step is to clone the Tracer repository from GitHub. Open your terminal and run the following command:
git clone https://github.com/chr3st5an/tracer.git
Step 2: Change The Directory
Once the cloning process is complete, navigate to the ‘tracer‘ directory by running the following command:
Step 3: Install The Requirements
Now, execute the below command to install the all requirements of tracer script
pip instll -r requirements.txt
That’s it, this is the easy way to install tracer script in termux.
How to use Tracer on Termux
Once you have successfully installed Tracer, here’s how you can use it:
Step 4: Run the Tool
Now open the “scraper” folder in the uscrapper directory and run the scraper.py python script inside it to install this tool.
cd tracer tracer.py --web tracer
|-h, --help||print a help message and exit|
|-t ||set a timeout for requests|
|-e ||exclude a domain|
|-o ||only check this domain for the username|
|-O ||only check sites that fall under this category for the username|
|-E ||exclude all sites that fall under this category|
|-b||open sites on which the username got found, in your default browser|
|-v||print additional information while the program runs|
|-a||print all websites|
|--web||run a GUI in form of a local webapp|
|--ip-check||retrieve your public IP address before starting the main program|
After you host the tracer script on your local host, copy the link and paste it into your browser.
Now you can type the username you want and find out which social media is there in that username
How tracer works?
Tracer works by using various techniques to search for a given username across multiple websites. It collects publicly available information and presents it in a user-friendly manner. This tool can be valuable for individuals and organizations gathering intelligence about their online presence.
I hope I have fully informed you about the tracer script and if you have any doubt about this tool or know of a better tool then let me know through the command section.