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[Help Welcome] KVM Development - staying the course

https://www.whonix.org/wiki/Dev/KVM#Nested_Virtualization needs update since linux-image-amd64 is installed by default now in Whonix 14.

Overlooked it’s on the /Dev sub page so make that priority wishlist.

New section added:

14.0.0.9.3: KVM builds, upload, and call for testers required.

Small chance for regression.

Deleted from FAQ since I guess no longer true?

When Whonix is used in combination with [[KVM]], [Dynamic memory management dynamic memory management] of the RAM overhead might be a non-issue. By manually enabling these features it is possible to immediately profit. Eventually, a later Whonix release where [[KVM]] is in use might enable this by default.

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Right. All these features are disabled for security.

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@Patrick Ready when you are :slight_smile:

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Looks legit please merge

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Done.

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new required for build machine:

sudo apt-get install apt-cacher-ng
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Yeah I always do this anyway :slight_smile:

https://www.whonix.org/wiki/Dev/KVM#DownloadTableUnified

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https://www.whonix.org/wiki/KVM#Download_Whonix still needs update.

Yes I know, but I am waiting for instructions to upload to sf.

Sorted.


Please remove from script used to build Whonix:

WHONIX_APT_REPOSITORY_OPTS='--enable --repository stable'
export WHONIX_APT_REPOSITORY_OPTS

And as replacement, whenever a line says:

--build

Keep the --build but add also the following switch:

--redistribute

I.e. it should look like this:

--build --redistribute

After booting Whonix, please check that Whonix stable (buster!) repository is enabled and apt-get update is functional.

(This was required because of this.)


Whonix 15 build testing can start as per

However, functionality wise, it will take some more time.

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Could you please port https://www.whonix.org/wiki/KVM and https://www.whonix.org/wiki/KVM/Installation_Screenshots to be using CodeSelect rather than pre tags? That would help using wiki templates.

A series of scripts for downloading, verifying, and installing KVM Whonix on Debian. - juxtin/install-whonix

Did we ever see this one? I don’t remember? Wondering why its author never contacted us?

(It’s gpg verification code might be unsafe in fully automated scripts. -> Should use https://github.com/Whonix/gpg-bash-lib style.)

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