Can I combine Whonix-Gateway CLI with Whonix-Workstation XFCE? Yes!


Both Whonix CLI and Whonix XFCE exist.

Technically, both Whonix-Gateway-CLI with Whonix-Workstation-XFCE are using virtual network Whonix. That’s why these can be easily, seamlessly combined.

Whonix headless

Whonix XFCE

Non-Qubes-Whonix vs Qubes-Whonix

  • This announcement mostly concerns Non-Qubes-Whonix.
  • Qubes-Whonix is largely unaffected because Qubes’ desktop environment choice (XFCE vs KDE) relies on dom0. Qubes-Whonix default applications will most likely change from KDE to those associated with XFCE; to learn how Qubes-Whonix is affected see this mailing list thread.
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