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1) Download for Windows, Mac and Linux...

Note: You need to download both Gateway and Workstation virtual machine images.


Version: 13.0.0.1.1

Note: You need to download both Gateway and Workstation virtual machine images.

Whonix-Gateway
(1.7 GB)
Whonix-Workstation
(2.0 GB)
Anonymous Download
possible [1]
Download Security
without Verification
Download Security
with Verification
Https long.png
Download Download Yes [1] Medium High [2]
Button sig.png OpenPGP Signature

( sha512, sig)

OpenPGP Signature

( sha512, sig)

Yes [1] - -
Crypto key.png Verify the images using the Signing Key Yes [1] - -


Verify the Whonix images

It is important to check the integrity of the virtual machine images you downloaded to make sure no man-in-the-middle attack or file corruption happened. (See Download Security.)

Whonix virtual machine images are cryptographically signed using OpenPGP[3] by Whonix developer Patrick Schleizer.

If you know how to use an OpenPGP key, download the Whonix Signing Key and the Whonix signatures straight away.

Otherwise, follow the instructions:


2) Install Whonix

  • Install VirtualBox.
    • Windows, Mac: Download VirtualBox and install.
    • Linux and others: sudo apt-get install virtualbox linux-headers-$(uname -r) to install virtualbox.


3) Import Whonix into VirtualBox

For Whonix VirtualBox import instructions, please press on expand on the right.

Start VirtualBox Open The virtualbox1.png

Click on File then choose Import Appliance... Select Import Applience2.png

Navigate and select Whonix image and press next Select whonix image and press next3.png

Do NOT change anything! Just click on </u>Import</u>. Press import4.png

Then press Agree Press agree5.png

Wait until Whonix-Gateway.ova has been imported. Wait for importing6.png

Repeat the import step also for Whonix-Workstation.ova. Do the same for whonix workstation7.png

Now start both Whonix-Gateway and Whonix-Workstation Start both of them8.png

Misc
There are also Video Tutorials.

If you still need help, please check the Support page.

4) Start Whonix

Starting Whonix is simple. Start VirtualBox -> double click on the Whonix-Gateway and Whonix-Workstation.

First time user?

See Also

  • For more please press on expand on the right.

VirtualBox is a popular virtualizer that can run on top of Windows, Linux and Mac.

A supported platform that can run Whonix. There are also others.

Help Wanted

Footnotes

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 By using the Tor Browser Bundle (TBB). For an introduction, see Tor Browser. See also Hide Tor and Whonix from your ISP.
  2. It does not matter if you did the bulk download over an insecure channel, if you use OpenPGP verification at the end.
  3. OpenPGP is a standard for data encryption that provides cryptographic privacy and authentication through the use of keys owned by its users.

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