jDownloader on Whonix

I installed jDownloader on Whonix, to download from some video sites (mainly Google Video).
As it is installed on the Workstation, every traffic is routed over the gateway via TOR, or am I wrong?

Do I need to configure anything else in jDownloader to download anonymously via TOR?


Good day,

per default, everything is routed over the Tor network. However, I wouldn’t recommend downloading bigger files over the Tor network, as this only creates massive server loads for those hosting relays, thus making the network slower for everyone using it. For things like these, a VPN might be a more reasonable solution.

Have a nice day,



Optionally (!) you can configure it to use an explicit Tor SocksPort for better stream isolation.

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