Contributors and Authorship

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Current Contributors[edit]

Table: Current Whonix ™ Contributors [1]

Name Role
Patrick Schleizer
  • Whonix ™ founder and lead developer
HulaHoop [archive]
  • Whonix ™ KVM contributor, miscellaneous
  • Research
  • Whonix ™ social media administrator
Jason Ayala
  • IRC User Support
  • Testing
  • Whonix ™ wiki screenshots and Libre illustrations
  • Whonix ™ social media administrator
Devitra or Lilias_sorcha
torjunkie [archive]
  • Wiki editor and research
  • Wiki documentation audit
madaidan [archive]
  • Kernel hardening [3]
  • AppArmor improvements [4]
  • Numerous, miscellaneous security commits [5]
Sirus Shahini [archive]
  • tirdad [archive] (Tirdad kernel module for random ISN generation)
  • Security consultant
onion_knight [archive]

For the full list of Whonix ™ components and the respective contributor, see here. [6]

Past Contributors[edit]

Whonix ™ would not exist in its current form without the significant efforts of numerous contributors from the community. Gratitude is expressed to all past contributors, big or small.

Table: Previous Whonix ™ Contributors [7]

Name Contributions
  • TorBOX wiki editor
  • English language fixes
  • python leaktest script creation
  • Contact: smarm [at] hushmail dot com
Cypherpunks / Anonymous
  • TorBOX build shell script creation
  • Initial TorBOX binary releases [8]
  • Rewrote the TorBOX guide for VirtualBox, instead of VMware [9]
  • Improved the iptables firewall configuration and added a hardening section [10]
  • Previous forum moderator [archive] at the legacy sourceforge Whonix ™ forum
  • Contributed a phone number so the Google+ and Youtube Whonix ™ accounts could be created
  • Documentation feedback
  • Tested Whonix ™ images
  • Feedback on Whonix ™ source code and change commits
  • Reviewed Whonix ™ build documentation
  • Tested building Whonix ™ from source code
  • Helped integrate TorChat into Whonix ™
  • Reviewed matters concerning public relations
  • Documentation feedback
  • Created the original TorBOX logo
Cuan Knaggs
  • Created the Whonix ™ stream isolation graphic
  • Contact: revolver [archive] print media for graphical web design, web development, cms and e-commerce
  • First Whonix ™ integration into Qubes
  • IRC User Support
Ego [archive]
entropy [archive]
  • Testing
  • Forum user support and forum moderator
troubadour [archive]
0brand [archive]
iry [archive]
Inga Bemman
  • GI Engineer, contributor

Project Statements[edit]

The personal opinions of moderators or contributors to the Whonix ™ project do not represent the project as a whole.

See Also[edit]


  1. Contributors are listed in rough chronological order.
  2. [archive]
  3. [archive]
  4. [archive]
  5. Including systemd sandboxing, blacklisting of uncommon network protocols, restricting hardware information to root, and more restrictive Whonix ™ file permissions.
  6. Interested readers can also refer to a previous forum discussion about Whonix ™ contributors [archive].
  7. Contributors are listed in rough chronological order. Please add your name / handle and contribution(s) here if they have not already been listed. Wiki administrators will confirm your contributions prior to publication.
  8. February 2012; TorBOX was a forerunner to Whonix ™.
  9. February 2012.
  10. February 2012.
  11. Past role: Wiki translations coordinator.
  12. Forerunner to Anon Connection Wizard.
  13. See Comments to use Qubes onion repository [archive].
  14. See Whonix ™ for arm64 [archive].
  15. [archive]

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