Category: Contribute

Opportunities to make Whonix better, to contribute are outlined here.

Listen Port Convention

Server applications using Tor ephemeral onion services such as ricochet-im, onionshare, ZeroNet and unMessage usually listen on localhost only, as Tor usually runs on the same system and is able to map them. However, due to Whonix’s split design, Tor

Beyond #Grsecurity: The Future of Linux security is Brighter than Ever

Those of us following security news have heard about grsec’s decision by now. If you are a current grsec sponsor reading this who doesn’t like their de-facto violation of kernel code licensing, I urge you to privately leak updated versions

Livestream NOW!

Patrick and I are going stream ourselves NOW under this address: If you’d like to join us, we’d be very grateful. Furthermore, this will be our first Patreon Stream. If you want to support us on Patreon, click here.

Public Livestream on 14th of April at 8PM CEST and Patreon

Whonix is a project which requires a lot of dedication, passion and time to be properly maintained. Especially Patrick has sacrificed a huge part of his live to making a fail-safe way to use Tor accessible to as many people

Announcing unMessage: a Next-Gen Tor Messenger

unMessage is an anonymous messenger that uses Tor to hide metadata of participants. Its still in early development, however a major new feature such as Tor-to-Tor audio chat (the first such implementation we are aware of) has been included. Major

Looking for firejail / seccomp maintainer for better security!

(repost) firejail is a sandbox to restrict the application environment. Please contribute. Task: play around with firejail in Whoinx see how it goes report (and possibly fix) issues upstream in firejail test the Tor Browser firejail profile, consider packaging it

Qubes OS looking for developers!

The Qubes OS team is looking for several additional team members: Debian template manager stable release manager core developer You can read more in their posting. From my experience working with the Qubes OS team, they are easy to work

bounty overview – Mai 2016

Get paid to work on programming tasks! Up to $ 3.000 USD per task. List of bounties and details: – Build Debian Packages from Source Code – $ 3.000 USD – – make grsecurity kernel, grsecurity-installer work inside Whonix 

‘sudo apt-get install whonix’ Part II

Many packages developed under the Whonix umbrella are independent packages in their own right and should be available to users whether they use Whonix directly or not. Another long term goal is bringing some of Whonix’s major software packages with

‘sudo apt-get install whonix’ Part I

The ability to install Whonix meta-packages packages from a repository is currently under heavy development and almost finished. With this announcement we ask that you consider donating to sustain and accelerate progress. How it Works: In two steps a user