The version number for this testers-only release is 9. This very version will likely be blessed stable after testing.
Download link for Virtual Box images (.ova), experimental kvm / qemu / Qubes images and OpenPGP signatures (.asc):
Upgrading Whonix 8 to Whonix 9
– You cannot upgrade using apt-get dist-upgrade or you will break the packaging system!
– You can upgrade using these instructions: https://www.whonix.org/wiki/Upgrading_Whonix_8_to_Whonix_9
If you want to build from source code, see:
Thanks to everyone who made this test release possible!
Changlog between 126.96.36.199 and 9:
– whonixcheck: output
– KVM <apic/> -> <apic eoi=’on’/> (Thanks to HulaHoop.)
– whonix-gw-kde-desktop-conf: no longer use custom wallpaper (mountain mist) for Whonix-Gateway. Only use wallpapers from Debian repository for security reasons. (https://github.com/Whonix/Whonix/issues/318) Will now default to KDE’s default wallpaper. (Thanks to https://github.com/HulaHoopWhonix for suggesting it)
– tb-updater: fix stream isolation (proxy) settings, make it work without transparent proxy as well
– updated frozen repository