Category: Qubes-Whonix News

Anything related to Qubes-Whonix.

Qubes-Whonix DisposableVM documentation created

Before we had just a stub. Now Qubes-Whonix DisposableVMs are fully documented thanks to contributions by the community. (wiki history) What are DisposableVMs? Under the Qubes TemplateVM model, any changes made to a TemplateBasedVM’s root filesystem are lost upon reboot.

Qubes-Whonix 13.0.0.1.2 TemplateVMs – Testers Wanted!

Qubes-Whonix only! Ideally for this testers wanted task, start fresh. Rename or delete both Whonix VMs sys-whonix and anon-whonix, reinstall whonix-gw and whonix-ws Qubes-Whonix templates. See the following instructions. Note: use qubes-dom0-unstable rather than qubes-templates-community then recreate Whonix VMs. https://www.qubes-os.org/doc/reinstall-template/

Testers wanted! Tor, anon-gw-anoynmizer-config and qubes-whonix upgrades

Upgraded packages have been added to Whonix jessie-proposed-updates and testers repository. newer Tor version 0.2.8.6-1~d80.jessie+1 anon-gw-anoynmizer-config 1.9.2 – bugfix newer qubes-whonix version 5.7-1 – It contains various bug fixes to ensure Qubes R3.2 compatibility. If you can, please enable such

Using corridor, a Tor traffic whitelisting gateway with Qubes-Whonix

corridor is a Tor traffic whitelisting gateway. It is a filtering gateway. Not a proxying gateway. It can also be used as a BridgeFirewall. This is not necessarily more anonymous. It is an additional fail-save Tor traffic whitelisting firewall that

Qubes separate VPN-Gateway between anon-whonix and sys-whonix – Connecting to Tor before a VPN (User -> Tor -> VPN -> Internet)

This is now documented here: https://www.whonix.org/wiki/Tunnels/Connecting_to_Tor_before_a_VPN#Separate_VPN-Gateway Recommended order of reading: * 1) https://www.whonix.org/wiki/Tunnels/Introduction * 2) https://www.whonix.org/wiki/Tunnels/Connecting_to_Tor_before_a_VPN * 3) https://www.whonix.org/wiki/Tunnels/Connecting_to_Tor_before_a_VPN#Separate_VPN-Gateway

Connecting to Lantern before Tor (User -> Lantern -> Tor -> Internet)

Lantern is a censorship circumvention tool, an alternative to Tor bridges. Testers only! As an exercise and proof of concept, I quickly put together a documentation chapter for Connecting to Lantern before Tor (User -> Lantern -> Tor -> Internet).

New Qubes website! New Whonix homepage?

The new Qubes website is looking great. Check it out! https://www.qubes-os.org It’s a great inspiration. Whonix’s home page also urgently needs a redesign.

Whonix Host Operating System, Announcing Sponsorship by OTF

A Whonix Host Operating System has been a long standing TODO item that hasn’t made much progress over the years. Providing more usable user interface than VirtualBox, the ability to easily fire up additional VMs, to open potentially dangerous files

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