Build Documentation NoDefaultApps
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Advanced users can install fewer recommended packages to make the resulting build smaller and more customizable. 
If you are interested, click on Expand on the right.
The --apps switch was removed in Whonix 14 since it is broken and unmaintained!
NoDefaultApps builds are less tested due to a lack of contributor manpower, but should work well in principle.
- This is often combined with terminal-only builds, see above.
- A NoDefaultApps system will remove various package e.g. Arm on Whonix-Gateway ™. Please do not create a NoDefaultApps build and then later complain that packages are missing.
To better understand what packages are actually installed - for example via the whonix-gateway-packages-recommended package - search the [archive] file for .
This process just excludes a few meta packages. Meta packages are packages that do not hold files of their own, but rather only instruct apt-get to install other packages. Run.
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- Recommended here means packages that are useful to have, but not necessary for some other reason.