Category: Testers wanted!

We would appreciate if you could test these things!

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).

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

Testers only! As an exercise and proof of concept, I quickly put together a documentation chapter for Connecting to JonDonym before Tor (User -> JonDonym -> Tor -> Internet). Qubes-Whonix only! Non-Qubes-Whonix is unsupported. At the moment these instructions

Qubes-Whonix – Testers Wanted!

Qubes-Whonix only! Either start with fresh templates. I.e. uninstall qubes-template-whonix-gw and qubes-template-whonix-ws. Then, to install, run in dom0: sudo qubes-dom0-update –enablerepo=qubes-dom0-unstable qubes-template-whonix-gw qubes-template-whonix-ws Or you can also upgrade from Whonix testers repository. Please refer to the following instructions:

‘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

Biometric Fingerprinting, Mass Surveillance and You

Tracking techniques have become more sophisticated with time. They advanced from simple cookies to browser/device fingerprinting (which Tor Browser focuses on defeating) to user behavior fingerprinting. The latter is about profiling how a user types on a keyboard or uses apt repository – testers wanted!

Now hosted on rather than volunteer mirror network. Should be more reliable. This is what we will be using in Whonix 13. sudo whonix_repository –baseuri –repository stable –enable Feel free to experiment with TLS. sudo whonix_repository –baseuri

Whonix VirtualBox Paravirtualization – Which Acceleration Mode is Optimal? Help Wanted!

What will be the optimal paravirtualization setting for Whonix? none explicitly turns off exposing any paravirtualization interface sounds good security wise but could be really slow. Please test and leave feedback. minimal sounds like a worthwhile alternative if `none` is

Whonix RC – Testers Wanted!

Qubes-Whonix: Non-Qubes-Whonix: You can also upgrade existing installations. For now by upgrading from Whonix’s testers repository. More info: Whonix 11 -> 12 changes: Forum discussion:

Testers Wanted! Whonix 11 ( ) – Release Candidate

The version number for this testers-only release is, which will become Whonix 11 the moment it’s blessed stable. Major changes are port of Whonix from being Debian wheezy (that is Debian oldstable) based to Debian jessie (that now is

Testers Wanted! Upgrading Whonix 10 to Whonix 11 ( )

Instructions for upgrading Whonix 10 to Whonix 11 are ready. A few more steps are required than the usual steps for upgrading. Check out the instructions: Please test and report back. Forum discussion:,1304