Whonix Windows User Interface
The Whonix User Interface for Microsoft Windows. Screenshots. Rationale. Build documentation. Source code. Whonix.exe
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://visualstudio.microsoft.com/downloads/
- The Whonix-Windows-UI source code, which can be found here: https://github.com/Whonix/Whonix-Windows-UI
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 Solution". You should now find the finished