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Questions tagged [whonix]

Desktop operating system focused on anonymity, privacy and security, running in several VMs

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Unable to import KVM Whonix images in Debian stretch

Whonix Gateway and Workstation images were untarred in downloads file. When I try to import these images to KVM on stretch version of Debian, following this code: virsh -c qemu:///system define ...
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Install Whonix on Ubuntu 18.04.1

I followed the instructions for installing Whonix on Linux and I got stuck at installing Virtualbox from Debian backports. I get the following errors after step 3 (here): W: GPG error: http://cdn-...
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Which is safer, Whonix gateway or Torsocks? [closed]

I've read somewhere that Whonix OS will force all connections through Tor. And I also read about Torsocks who seem to do the same thing. So what's the difference between them? And which one is ...
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Whonix 14.0.0.7.4 KVM Workstation Screen Scaling

Unlike with Whonix 13, I find it quite difficult to run Whonix 14 under Debian stretch via KVM. Scaling the screen to full screen does work sometimes but sometimes it does not. The first indicator ...
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Multiple KVM Whonix-Workstations

I've read about multiple Whonix-Workstations and would like to clarify. Is it correct that: If I want one Whonix-Gateway and multiple Whonix-Workstations in KVM I just need to edit Whonix-...
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Freenet trouble in installation

I'm attempting to install Freenet in my whonix virtual machine. I followed the instructions in : https://www.whonix.org/wiki/Freenet But i faced the following error: Starting process Detecting port ...
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How to install firetools in whonix?

My goal to launch browser safety, for this task I need use firejail (exists in backports repository) and firetools (not exists in main and in backports). Are there any ways install firetools on ...
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whonix black screen after adding new repositories

am running whonix inside virtual machine. Last time I have added debian testing and unstable repositories, than installed firejail from testing, made apt-get update and also apt-get upgrade, and got ...
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Does the Whonix linux distribution hide your real IP from malicious Tor exit nodes?

Does Whonix Linux distro hide your IP address if the traffic goes through a malicious Tor exit node or does it just hide the IP address against malicious software?
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openvpn in whonix workstation? gksudo to move files as root?

So I've been trying to setup a vpn in whonix workstation but it is proving somewhat difficult for me. Specific vpn is nord vpn and I was following their instructions for command line install but it ...
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Whonix - whonix-gw keeps saying start condition has not been met

I have started the tor service with no issue on whonix-ws and anon-whonix (although both won't connect to Tor because of this issue I'm having). I can also confirm that I have a connection on sys-net ...
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Whonix 13.0.0.1.4 and 14.0.0.2.6 fails to boot

I've tried installing and booting both Whonix 13.0.0.1.4 and Whonix14.0.0.2.6, downloaded and verified from Whonix's onion mirror. In both cases and with both VMs I got this same result. A black ...
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Whonix opening port

I'd like to use OpenVPN inside Whonix Workstation so need to open 1194 port. I was trying to add some lines to iptables and still failing. How can I do it and then check it, for example with nmap ...
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Error trying to start whonix : usupported configuration : quemu does not support the accel2d setting

I'm trying to setup a whonix virtual machine but when I start the machine with virsh -c quemu:///system start Whonix-Gateway it just throws : unsupported configuration : qemu does not support the ...
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Whonix & TorBrowser:

I'm using Whonix in Oracle Virtualbox on a laptop running on Ubuntu 14:04. A few days ago I was doing what looked like a routine update/grade to Workstation, when the computer froze before the ...
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How to configure Whonix gateway to Kali Linux?

I want to anonymously use Kali Linux in VirtualBox. But VirtualBox's network is also my IP address so I want to use Whonix gateway for my Kali Linux, not Whonix workstation. How do I configure ...
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Don't have the correct permission for /var/www/html

I'm able to write changes in the home directory, but when it comes to the /var/www/html folder, it's not allowing me to make any changes or create new files or folders. I can view the folders and ...
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Does 32-Bit OS need hardware virtualization to run o KVM?

I have a 64-bit CPU that doesn't support virtualization. My understanding is Whonix is a 32 bit OS. Will I be able to run Whonix on KVM?
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Whonix, how to connect to a Wifi?

I'm running Whonix through Oracle Virtual Box, inside Windows 8.1., and I'm trying to configure it to connect to the internet. On Windows I am currently connected to my WiFi. I have both the Whonix ...
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Remmina troubles

Installed remmina and now trying to run it with sudo remmina. But getting this: No protocol specified ** (remmina:9005): WARNING **: Could not open X display No protocol specified Unable to init ...
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How to evaluate a single connection in whonix workstation

I want to know which way a request has gone (guard-/middle-/exitnode). In TBB I saw this easily. I tried to watch the connections at whonix gateway but I guess I am wrong because nothing changes ...
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Whonix Workstation signature verification fails

I'm following the instructions in this guide to install Debian on a USB device. I've done every step on pages 129-137, and things went smoothly until I tried to verify the Whonix Workstation file ...
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Setting up whonix with gateway and workstation on two separate hosts

I’ve had success in setting up and using whonix gateway and workstation on one machine. But I would like to set them up on different hosts, to spread out the memory and CPU requirements. I’ve not ...
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How do I open or install exe files in Whonix, or can you not?

I'm trying to install Hexchat on Whonix, but the download gave me an exe file that is asking me what to open it with. What do I open it with? Do I have to download Unix/Linux version or what?
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How Does Whonix Keep The User Anonymous?

How does Whonix Linux keep a user secure? I am aware of how it works in terms of the Gateway which uses Tor, but how does the Whonix workstation ensure nothing is logged, or stored, on the OS and no ...
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How is whonix blocking UDP traffic (except udp-dns related traffic)?

I want to know how whonix manages to block unwanted UDP-Traffic i.e. all UDP-traffic but DNS related udp traffic. I looked at the iptable rules both in the Workstation and Gateway. There are no ...
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Possible to add proxy after TOR exit node?

Can I configure the TOR Browser which comes with Whonix to use a proxy, so that it becomes an extra hop after the TOR exit node? Connecting as follows: Browser(workstation) > TOR(gateway) > exit ...
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Ubuntu plus whonix

I have a dual boot Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7 Professionl 32 bit. Is it possible to install Whonix OS inside of Ubuntu? Or.. LXDE OS inside Ubuntu? Any suggestions are welcome.
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Why has `whonix` gateway a full blown `kde` desktop?

Why is it that the gateway, that's just there to relay traffic in to and out of tor network, has a full blown kde desktop? Is it possible to down-size it by 'apt-get purge kde-workspace' or are there ...
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Whonix no DHCP offer received

Hi I'm on the last step of setting up Whonix physical isolation and can't get the gateway to see the workstation. I'm confused because on the page linked below where it says 'Host Network' and 'NAT ...
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What's preventing ifenslave from bonding multiple OpenVPN-through-Tor tunnels in balance-rr mode?

This question builds on a previous question, Can Tor connections between hidden services be aggregated using ifenslave? (… and might Mevade be doing this?). In researching that, I came across VPN ...
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How can I move files from my host system to Whonix-Workstation?

I'm not sure if using the guest additions is safe, but it seems to be the only way to transfer files. I cannot even get copy/paste to work between host and workstation.