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Difficulty medium
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Introduction[edit]

Many of the packages developed under the Whonix ™ umbrella can be thought of as independent projects in their own right. Their relevance applies to Debian hosts where they can increase privacy and security.

This guide will show how you can download these select packages from the Whonix ™ repository. They can be downloaded stand-alone or combined.

HowTo[edit]

Complete the following steps to add the Whonix Signing Key to the system's APT keyring. [1]

Open a terminal.

Install curl.

1. Update the package lists.

sudo apt-get update

2. Upgrade the system.

sudo apt-get dist-upgrade

3. Install the curl package.

sudo apt-get install curl

The procedure is complete.

Download Whonix signing key.

If you are using a Qubes TemplateVM, run.

curl --proxy http://127.0.0.1:8082/ --tlsv1.2 --proto =https --max-time 180 --output ~/patrick.asc https://www.whonix.org/patrick.asc

If you are using Debian, run.

curl --tlsv1.2 --proto =https --max-time 180 --output ~/patrick.asc https://www.whonix.org/patrick.asc

Users can check Whonix Signing Key for better security.

Add Whonix signing key to APT trusted keys.

sudo apt-key --keyring /etc/apt/trusted.gpg.d/whonix.gpg add ~/patrick.asc

The procedure of adding Whonix signing key is now complete.

Add Whonix ™ Repository.

Choose either, Option A, Option B, OR Option C.

Option A: Add Whonix ™ Onion Repository.

To add Whonix ™ Repository over Onion please press on expand on the right.

Install apt-transport-tor from the Debian repository.

sudo apt-get install apt-transport-tor

Add Whonix's APT repository for default Whonix using Debian stable. At the time of writing this was buster.

echo "deb tor+http://deb.dds6qkxpwdeubwucdiaord2xgbbeyds25rbsgr73tbfpqpt4a6vjwsyd.onion buster main contrib non-free" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/whonix.list

Option B: Add Whonix ™ Clearnet Repository over Tor.

To add Whonix ™ Repository over torified clearnet please press on expand on the right.

Install apt-transport-tor from the Debian repository.

sudo apt-get install apt-transport-tor

Add Whonix's APT repository for default Whonix using Debian stable. At the time of writing this was buster.

echo "deb tor+http://deb.Whonix.org buster main contrib non-free" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/whonix.list

Option C: Add Whonix Clearnet Repository over clearnet.

To add Whonix ™ Repository over clearnet please press on expand on the right.

Add Whonix's APT repository for default Whonix using Debian stable. At the time of writing this was buster.

echo "deb http://deb.Whonix.org buster main contrib non-free" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/whonix.list

Install package-name.

1. Update the package lists.

sudo apt-get update

2. Upgrade the system.

sudo apt-get dist-upgrade

3. Install the package-name package.

sudo apt-get install package-name

The procedure is complete.

Supported Packages[edit]

Packages Looking For Maintainer[edit]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. The following is unreliable due to gpg connectivity bugs [archive].
    sudo apt-key --keyring /etc/apt/trusted.gpg.d/whonix.gpg adv --keyserver hkp://ipv4.pool.sks-keyservers.net:80 --recv-keys 916B8D99C38EAF5E8ADC7A2A8D66066A2EEACCDA
    This will hopefully be fixed in Debian buster.
  2. https://phabricator.whonix.org/T524 [archive]