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Whonix Anonymous Operating System Version 10 Released!

Whonix is an operating system focused on anonymity, privacy and security. It’s based on the Tor anonymity network, Debian GNU/Linux and security by isolation. DNS leaks are impossible, and not even malware with root privileges can find out the user’s

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Can’t start Tor Browser in Whonix?

Please ‘stay tuned‘, because you missed an important news: Bug: Tor Browser Alpha rather than Tor Browser Stable being installed by Tor Browser Updater (AnonDist) If you want to start the alpha anyhow, which is recommended against (rather get the

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[Solved] – Unmaintained Notice! – Whonix inside KVM – Looking for contributor!

Update: KVM maintainer HulaHoop is back. Since previous Whonix in KVM maintainer HulaHoop was last active on January 04, 2015, it’s safe to assume this person got lost. No idea why HulaHoop went inactive. There was no notice of departure,

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Bug: Tor Browser Alpha rather than Tor Browser Stable being installed by Tor Browser Updater (AnonDist)

The version file format was changed, and there is no stable version version format. If you want to use the stable version of Tor Browser, you have to use these instructions in meanwhile: Forum Discussion: Whonix Issue Tracker:

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Abstain from using Stream Isolation SocksPort 9152

Easy / TLDR: Using stream isolation ( with custom ports? With port 9152? Don’t do this anymore in Whonix 10 and above! Use any higher port numbers as per stream isolation documentation! Long: Reasons: Tor Messenger will use that port

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