whonixcheck verifies that the Whonix system is up-to-date and that everything is in proper working order.
Users can manually run whonixcheck to check the system status by following the steps below.
How to Manually Run whonixcheck
Depending on the system specifications, whonixcheck may take up to a few minutes to run. Assuming everything is working as intended, the output should highlight each INFO heading in green (not red). A successful whonixcheck process results in output similar to the sample below.
Sample whonixcheck Output
[INFO] [whonixcheck] anon-whonix | Whonix-Workstation ™ | whonix-ws-15 TemplateBased AppVM | Thu Aug 9 18:09:23 UTC 2018
[INFO] [whonixcheck] Connected to Tor.
[INFO] [whonixcheck] Whonix APT Repository: Enabled.
When the Whonix team releases STRETCH-PROPOSED-UPDATES updates, they will be AUTOMATICALLY installed (when you run apt-get dist-upgrade) along with updated packages from the Debian team. Please read https://www.whonix.org/wiki/Trust to understand the risk.
If you want to change this, use:
[INFO] [whonixcheck] Debian Package Update Check: Checking for software updates via apt-get... ( Documentation: https://www.whonix.org/wiki/Update ) [INFO] [whonixcheck] Debian Package Update Check Result: No updates found via apt-get.
right-click on the Whonix VM you want to check→
select "Run command in qube"
Type each command below, followed by the