Release Candidate! Testers Wanted! Whonix 10 ( )

The version number for this testers-only release is, which will become Whonix 10 the moment it’s blessed stable.

Download link for Virtual Box images (.ova), experimental kvm / qemu / Qubes images and OpenPGP signatures (.asc):

Upgrading Whonix 9 to Whonix 10:
– from the testers repository

If you want to build from source code, see:

Thanks to everyone who made this test release possible!

Forum Discussion:,1157.0.html

KVM Release Notes:

Existing users should update their xml files. See,827.0.html

Changelog between Whonix 9 and Whonix

Changelog between Whonix and Whonix

– apparmor-profile-whonixcheck: fixes
– apparmor-profile-pidgin: fixes
– whonix-developer-meta-files: added a mirror tester script
– whonix-developer-meta-files: streamlined release maintenance scripts
– fix, no longer install tor package in Whonix-Workstation –
– genmkfile: implemented “make git-tag-push”
– genmkfile: implemented “make reprepro-add”
– removed control-port-filter (bash) from source in favor of control-port-filter-python
– gpg-bash-lib: fixed dry run of gpg –fingerprint
– tb-updater: fix
– apparmor-profile-torbrowser: fixes
– whonix-legacy: fix broken gateway-firsttimesetup.desktop desktop icon after Whonix 9 -> Whonix 10 upgrade
– whonix-legacy: fix “Warning: Could not find ‘/usr/lib/whonixsetup’, starting ‘/bin/bash’ instead.  Please check your profile settings.” by deleting obsolete /etc/xdg/autostart/whonixsetup.desktop –,971.0.html
– build-steps.d/2600_create-vbox-vm: Allow clipboard copying from the host to guest to ease entering bridges. –,986.0.html
– Reverted:
— anon-meta-packages: added console-setup to anon-shared-packages-dependencies so users can use /etc/default/keyboard as alternative mechanism to change the keyboard layout
— anon-meta-packages: added console-data to anon-shared-packages-dependencies to make sure all three packages console-setup, console-data and console-common are installed.

Patrick started developing Whonix, the Anonymous Operating System in 2012, when quickly others joined efforts. He collected experiences working pseudonymous on Whonix for two years, enjoys collaboratively working on privacy preserving software.