[Whonix-devel] Release Candidate Pre Final Whonix 9 - testers wanted!

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Thu Sep 18 21:44:14 CEST 2014

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 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

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