Team and Authorship

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Current Maintainers[edit]

Table: Current Whonix ™ Team [1]

Name Role
Patrick Schleizer
  • Whonix ™ founder and lead developer.
  • KVM maintainer, miscellaneous.
  • Research.
  • Whonix ™ social media administrator.
  • IRC User Support.
  • Testing.
  • Whonix ™ wiki screenshots and Libre illustrations.
  • Whonix ™ social media administrator.
Devitra or Lilias_sorcha
  • Tor Controller GUI and sdwdate-GUI developer.
  • AppArmor profiles and Whonix ™ Setup Wizard. [3]
  • Miscellaneous.
  • Testing.
  • Forum user support and forum moderator.
  • Wiki editor and research.
  • Testing, miscellaneous commits. [6]
  • Wiki editor and research.
  • Forum user support and forum moderator.
  • OnionShare developer.
  • Whonix ™ server administrator.
  • Kernel hardening. [7]
  • Miscellaneous security commits. [8]

For the full list of Whonix ™ components and the respective maintainer, see here. [9]

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 [10]

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. [11]
  • Rewrote the TorBOX guide for VirtualBox, instead of VMware. [12]
  • Improved the iptables firewall configuration and added a hardening section. [13]
  • Previous forum moderator 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 print media for graphical web design, web development, cms and e-commerce.
  • First Whonix ™ integration into Qubes.
Jason Ayala
  • Creative consultant.
  • Usability testing and feedback.
  • English language fixes.
  • Forum activity.
  • IRC User Support.


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

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Anonymous user #1

5 months ago
Score 0 You
Thanks for the work. Do you need any help beside programming and money?


5 months ago
Score 0++

Yes, with pretty much everything a project needs. News, outreach, documentation, user support. See also:

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