Download the Whonix ™ Installer .
Launch Whonix Installer
Accept License Agreement
Wait for File Extraction
Done! Whonix ™ installation is complete!
"Double-click" Whonix desktop starter
"Click" Launch Whonix
Running Whonix ™ Virtual Machine
"Click" Stop Whonix
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 VirtualBox. To correct the resolution, apply the following workaround.
- Power off the VM.
- Restart the VM.
- Maximize the VM window after start of the VM as soon as possible.
VirtualBox VM Window →
Virtual Screen 1 →
Choose any, resize to another resolution
VirtualBox VM Window →
Auto-resize Guest Display
If above does not work, another option is the following.
XFCE Start Menu →
Choose a higher resolution resolution →
Guides and Documentation
First time user?
default username: user
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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Whonix ™ is produced independently from the Tor® [archive] anonymity software and carries no guarantee from The Tor Project [archive] about quality, suitability or anything else.