Questions tagged [whonix]

Whonix is an operating system focused on anonymity, privacy and security. It's based on the Tor anonymity network, Debian GNU/Linux and security by isolation.

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Is (provider rotating) DNSCrypt inside Whonix superior privacy-wise to defaulting to Tor exit nodes' DNS?

I use Whonix. I am interested in making clearnet traffic as private from third parties other than the sites I visit, as possible. This not only includes the NSA, but also third-party DNS providers ...
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SSH Into Whonix Workstation

Is it technically possible to SSH into a Whonix workstation locally? So if I'm on the same local network as the device running the workstation. For example, my laptop is on 192.168.0.2, the device ...
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Hidden Service on Qubes Whonix, can not access Onion site from browser

I am trying to set up a hidden service on Qubes on the gateway with the server on a workstation. I followed the Whonix guide and checked to ensure the configuration was valid and that I could get the ...
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Can you create a SSH, OpenVPN, or stunnel tunel from Whonix where the other party is a non-Tor machine and pipe Linphone traffic through this tunel

Basic problem of lets say a whistleblower is that he may not wish the person he is communicating with to know his real public IP and often the 3rd party is a non-Tor user so the use of hidden services ...
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Whonix - How to get Java Plugin installed/working on Iceweasel? + GUI, Troubleshooting questions

I need help installing or messing with certain things on Whonix. Most important is getting Java to work on it in the browser. I've installed Iceweasel and Chromium, and JRE 8 and JDK6 (long story...),...
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Whonix hidden service

I'm playing around with whonix and hidden services. I've followed this tutorial (except Step 3: Configure Onion Services Authentication) https://www.whonix.org/wiki/Onion_Services#Hidden_Webserver ...
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Me->VPN->Tor->Socks5->Tor: Where would a honeypot do the most damage?

Since most vpn's are untrustworthy, and Tor exit nodes can be hosted by malicious entities, im trying to create a trustless chain of anonymization and encryption. I feel as there might be flaws in my ...
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Whonix gateway syslogs question?

I've been keeping an eye on my whonix gateway logs lately and noticed two things. The first is this: "Time has been changed" message? I am also seeing "Time has been changed" spamming my ...
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DHT routed through Tor

First of all, I am not asking if it is a good idea to use Tor for sites like The Pirate Bay. I know that it will slow down the network for everyone else (and has been asked previously). I am ...
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How to use wireshark behind whonix?

I'm getting conflicting views about where wireshark should be used to sniff for traffic. Some say to use the gateway to do it and use it to capture non tor traffic, others say to use the workstation ...
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How to create a wifi hotspot using tails or whonix?

NetworkManager in ubuntu and arch have a handy feature that allows users to turn an additional wireless card into a wifi hotspot. The idea is: boot whonix or tails in virtualbox, connect a wireless ...
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Whonix cannot sync time

I am trying to sync the time on both whonix gateway and workstation but am getting the following connectivity errors upon running whonixcheck with the verbose flag set. On the gateway I get: $ ...
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Changing Locations, please help?

I have been trying to figure out how to change the location because it always thinks I am in Europe. Is there a way to change the location to what you want? For example, I want the computer to think ...
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how to install whonix getway using broadband usb for network connection

hello i have been installing whonix getaway, but this always show error when when tor check the network . it shows bug error saying my network is not connected . i'm using a broadband to receive ...
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Whonix over Qubes, Mac Address Error

When I try to run my whonix-gw on Qubes I get an error saying,"This MAC address already exists." Everything installed alright, and I followed the installation directions exactly.
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Make Whonix Gateway exit from VPN? Web proxy recommendations?

Is there a way to mess with the Whonix Gateway VM so that I can have a VPN be the final exit point for Workstation data before reaching destination servers? This would be great as it would help me ...
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How to Whonix > socks5?

I've just installed whonix in my ubuntu. My vpn is working great on host machine and my aim is to make this setup: me > vpn > whonix/tor > sock5 I do know how to make this happen. Ive installed ...
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Prevent TOR over TOR while using Whonix and Kali Linux

I am using Whonix Gateway to pass the network traffic of the Kali Linux machine. If I run Tor Browser on Kali Linux will there be a tor over tor connection? and if yes, then how can I prevent it, as ...
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Latest version of Whonix-Gateway stuck on “Loading Network Status 30%”

Whonix v15.0.1.3.9. Log says clock is sane and there are no errors about time or date. Host Internet connection is working with Tor Browser. Whonix-Gateway VM clearnet connection is tested with sudo -...
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Configure “host -> ssh(encrypted socks5 proxy) -> Tor -> destination” on Whonix

The goal is to create an encrypted connection all the way between host and tor exit node, while hiding the use of tor from the host isp and masking host network activity as ssh encrypted traffic when ...
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Temporary failure in name resolution

I keep getting dns errors when running scripts in the terminal. Normal dns resolving in the tor browser (and chromium) works as it is supposed to though. user@host:~$ ping google.de ping: google.de:...
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Getting whonix bad signature message

Ok, getting BAD signature from Patrick Schleizer when trying to verify the .ova file. I've trashed and redownloaded like 6 or 7 times. Using "gpg --verify-options show-notations --verify Whonix-....
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Is it safe to allow html5 canvas in Tor in an anonymous OS?

I know that html5 canvas can be used to fingerprint my browser. But sometimes I have to allow canvas, for example, when uploading a image to twitter. If so, is an anonymous OS like Whonix helpful for ...
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How to set an exit node in Whonix in QubesOS?

I use Whonix on QubesOS. And the following sentence was added at the end of "/ etc / tor / torrc" to change the exit node of Tor. And I checked the ip in TorBrowser, but the settings were not ...
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Whonix and anonsurf

Am using parrot os and I have whonix set up in a VM all the two. But I still run anonsurf whiles connected to the whonix. Will there be any problem or is it a bad thing to do. Thank you
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Running Tor (OpenWrt-)Router better than whonix?

Is setting up a Router as Tor Gateway better than using whonix gateway? Since they are physyically seperated it should become harder to escape? Since a router is an embedded device I'm not sure if ...
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Error: “ Command line option --allow-releaseinfo-change is not understood in combination with the other options ”

Error: " Command line option --allow-releaseinfo-change is not understood in combination with the other options " This Error Message does not disappear, whatever the User does. I did nothing to my ...
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Combining Whonix with Tails

Is it useful to run the Whonix gateway in a VM inside of tails, running as a liveboot, to connect to another VM like for example Kali, which also runs inside of Tails, because it would rout my traffic ...
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My setup: Long-range Wi-Fi antenna --> FreeBSD OS --> nested VPN chains --> Whonix VMs --> Tor. Is it 100% untraceable and anonymous?

Let's assume that the VPNs in the nested chains have been anonymously purchased through bitcoin, maybe using Anonabox. Let's also assume I have good OPSEC. Now isn't this the ultimate setup ...
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Tor's Control Port could not be Reached?

I recently installed the newest Whonix and after finishing installation received the error: Tor Boostrap Result: Tor's Control Port could not be reached! Troubleshooting: Confirm that Whonix-...