The Whonix ™-Windows-Installer was designed as a simple and fast way to set-up Whonix ™ on a system running Microsoft Windows.
To make using Whonix ™ after the installation as convenient as possible
Whonix ™-Windows-User-Interface, more simply
Whonix.exe is provided. It is a small C# based launcher for Whonix ™.
Whonix ™-Windows-User-Interface will be installed when installing Whonix on Windows using Whonix ™-Windows-Installer.
The following instructions on this page document how to build Whonix ™-Windows-User-Interface from source code.
For information on how to build Whonix ™-Windows-Installer, see Whonix ™-Windows-Installer.
Figure: Whonix desktop starter
Figure: Whonix user interface
Figure: Stop Whonix
Building Whonix ™-Windows-UI from Source Code
- A Windows-Machine on which to do this
- Visual Studio Community 2015 or newer including the ClickOnce Publishing Tools (need to choose custom and select ClickOnce during installation), which may be obtained from here: https://www.visualstudio.com/downloads/ [archive]
- The Whonix ™-Windows-UI source code, which can be found here: https://github.com/Whonix/Whonix-Windows-UI [archive]
Start Visual Studio Community and click on "Open Project...". Select
Whonix-UI.sln found in the highest level folder of the source you've obtained from Github. Now, click on "Build → Build Solution". You should now find the finished
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