Install Whonix in Qubes
Installing Whonix in Qubes is simple and only requires a few simple steps.
First Time Users
Using privacy and anonymization tools like Whonix is not a magical solution that instantly makes you anonymous online. Please consider:
- Do you know what metadata or a man-in-the-middle attack is?
- Do you think nobody can eavesdrop on your communications because you are using Tor?
- Do you know how Whonix works?
Konsole from your Qubes App Launcher. Then enter the following command to install the Whonix-Gateway and Workstation TemplateVMs.
sudo qubesctl state.sls qvm.anon-whonix
Download will take a while and there will be no progress indicator.
After doing this, you should see two new TemplateVMs in the VM Manager called
whonix-ws as well as a
whonix-gw TemplateBased ProxyVM called
sys-whonix as well as a
whonix-ws based AppVM called
This is an optional security enhancement (for testers-only). If you’re technical and interested, see Enabling AppArmor.
To start an application in the anon-whonix AppVM, launch it like any other - open the
Qubes App Launcher and then select an app such as