Download the Whonix ™ Installer .
Figure: Install Whonix
Figure: License agreement
Figure: Extracting files
Figure: Whonix installation complete
Done! Whonix ™ installation is complete!
Double "click" Whonix desktop starter
Figure: Whonix desktop starter
Figure: Whonix user interface
"click" Start Whonix.
Figure: Stop Whonix
VirtualBox Screen Resolution Bug
If the display presents like the image on the right-hand side, then you are affected by a screen resolution bug which only occurs in the XFCE version of Whonix in VirtualBox. To correct the resolution, apply the following workaround.
- Maximize the window.
VirtualBox VM Windows →
Virtual Screen 1 →
Choose any, resize to another resolution
VirtualBox VM Windows →
Auto-resize Guest Display
VirtualBox Guides and Documentation
First time user?
Whonix default username: user
Whonix default password: changeme
- If you do not know what metadata or a man-in-the-middle attack is.
- If you think nobody can eavesdrop on your communications because you are using Tor.
- If you have no idea how Whonix works.
Then read the Design and Goals, Whonix ™ and Tor Limitations and Tips on Remaining Anonymous pages to decide whether Whonix is the right tool for you based on its limitations.
For additional VirtualBox guides and information, please press on expand on the right.
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